Durell Morgan is a New York born beauty photographer and makeup artist. As a makeup artist, he has worked for various cosmetic brands including MAC, NARS, Burberry Beauty and Chanel. He specializes in clean natural beauty with a simplistic hand. Durell has also been privileged to be a guest educator at various Cosmetology institutes on the east coast including New York and Washington DC. His work has been seen in publications including Women’s Wear Daily, Elegant Magazine, Vogue Italia, Huff Magazine and Institute Magazine. His clients include Kerry Washington, Dawn Harper Nelson, Jhene Aiko, and Rah Diggah.
Durell gains inspiration from life and nature. Being a makeup artist has helped him understand features and the effects of light which furthered his interest in becoming a beauty photographer. Some of his greatest inspirations come from makeup greats Pat McGrath, Val Garland, Vanessa Evelyn, Dick Paige, Diane Kendall, Kabuki, and Topolino.