As a Beauty photographer, Courtney Dailey knows the business of beauty. Based in Los Angeles, she leads teams of beauty experts creating images from prep to post. Known for her use of color, she delivers imagery that is colorful, dramatic and confident. She feels all images should communicate concepts, stories or evoke feelings.
Starting her career in Michigan as a makeup artist, Courtney has always believed photography and makeup should have no rules. "They are a combination of imagination, creation, and practiced technique". This point of view has allowed Courtney to see Beauty from all perspectives.
Receiving her B.A. in Communications from Oakland University, she has the ability to help her clients oversee projects from Concept/Creation/Post-production.
Courtney is in the process of "greening" her studio and is one of the few photographers who can offer eco friendly shooting options. Sites like the Huffington Post and the Daily Green.com have featured her work for her participation in the green fashion community.
Since her arrival in Los Angeles, Courtney has shot for numerous international magazines, campaigns and celebrities. She was recently featured on Vogue.it and was chosen as one of FJ Westcott Lightings Top 50 Professionals. Some of her clients include: Scratch Magazine, Flair NOW, Indeed Magazine, Starlett Cosmetics, Coco Eco Magazine, Ambassador Magazine, Ecorazzi, ESPN, GMAC, Bread and Butter, JJ Winters, Kelly Nishimoto, Ed Hardy, Auraline Beauty, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Daniel Chinchilla Cosmetics and Julian Rouas Paris.