New York City based photographer Naila Ruechel works with clients across a diverse range of categories, including Beauty, Fitness, Lifestyle, Portraiture and Fashion.
Truly a world citizen, Naila is a native Jamaican who has lived in Sydney, Berlin, London and New York City and has worked across numerous countries and markets.
Over a 20 year career as a model, stylist and photographer Naila has worked with celebrities such as Salma Hayek, Adam Lavine, Jamie Foxx, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Maya Angelou, Eva Longoria, Anderson Cooper, Lili Taylor, Steve Schirripa, Freida Pinto, Mia Kirshner, Cory Booker, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bartiromo, Rosie Pope, Doutzen Kroez, Parker Posey, Iman, Nina Garcia, Ludacris, Dr. Ruth, Alessandra Ambrosio, and celebrated American composer Philip Glass.
Magazines Naila has worked for include Time, The New Yorker, New York, Esquire, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Bon Appétit, Nylon, Ebony, O (Oprah Winfrey), Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal, Soma, US Weekly, Parade, Diva (Austria), Parents, Moving Pictures, Martha Stewart Weddings, The Sydney Morning Herald's Good Weekend, Oyster, Noise, Muse, Cream, Fashion Quarterly, and WWD.
As a fashion stylist, Naila also worked with most of the top Advertising agencies, including Young and Rubicam, Mother, McCann-Erickson, Saatchi & Saatchi, Studio XL, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Weiden Kennedy, Think Fiction, Krause, Chill Radd, Carol H Williams Advertising, Lowe Worldwide, Draft FCB, J. Walter Thompson, Arnold, Modernista, DDB, Grey Worldwide, The Richards Group, BBDO, ARC Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather, Chiat Day, Gotham Inc., Kaplan Thaler Group, Digitas Health, and Leo Burnett.
Naila's 20 years of experience as model, stylist and photographer gives her a strong aesthetic sense and a unique ability to realize her client's creative vision. From highly stylized conceptual shoots to talent focused studio portraiture to nature driven location productions, Naila provides beautifully lit, high quality still and moving imagery.