a b o u t n a t h a n i e l
My name is Nathaniel Crawford; photographer, creative soul, chai tea lover and person who stutters. I was born and raised in Central Illinois, but now call Chicago, IL home.
I have two philosophies in life; food is best when enjoyed in the company of others and that cake and pie make everything butter.
By day, I work as a Marketing Manager for an award-winning hotel management company. By night, I own and run Captures By TK Photo & Film (originally known as TermiNatetor Kitchen in a previous life). I launched the business in my sophomore year of college and I have been on this wild journey ever since, having the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and brands along the way.
Through photography, I want to create, connect and cultivate wonderful, lasting relationships that linger long after the shoot is over, and the photos are delivered. I want to capture authentic moments, from a chef preparing a plate of food to a group of friends enjoying a drink on a warm summer night. I believe the most powerful images come from the small, nearly-missed moments.
My goal with photography is simple; is to capture moments beautifully that leave a lasting (and hunger-filled) impact on the viewer.
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p u b l i c a t i o n s
a w a r d s
Beekman 1802 Almanac Magazine
Reset Conference 2018 & 2019
Radio 91.7 WBGL
Local Wolves Magazine
The National Stuttering Association
Fine Art Photography - Semifinalist // Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Top 10 Still Life Photography Blogs (#3) // Feedspot.com
Top 50 Food Photography Blogs (#20) // Feedspot.com
Top 20 Image Class & Member Selection Award // Viewbug.com