Inspired by 19th century portrait and landscape photography, Nina's work encompasses various techniques and materials to create compositions that glorify moments in time, the beauty in nature and people. Using film photography and found objects, both synthetic and natural, Nina's work transports the viewer to another time and place by bonding the everyday and the exotic. She explores such concepts as time and memory as well as the act of remembrance by photographing the landscapes and people of her past and present in hopes of better understanding herself, her family and the places she calls home.
Nina was born September 6, 1986. She grew up in various parts of the United States and Okinawa, Japan. In May of 2009 she graduated with a B.A from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC where she currently lives with her husband and two dogs.