Born in Moscow, NATASHA CALZATTI spent her early childhood in Jerusalem. She later immigrated to Los Angeles where she graduating with a BFA from Otis Parsons School of Design.

Natasha Calzatti honed her chops in the slums of Beverly Hills photographing a galaxy of urban stars for the likes of VIBE, THE SOURCE, and NEWSWEEK. Her keen ability to capture stories, attitudes and moods in her documentary work, soon landed youth oriented commissions for STARTER sports apparel, GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA and stills for WORLDCOM’S “Generation D” television spots. Her work has led to numerous gallery shows in Los Angeles and garnered awards from Women in Photography International First Prize in the Professional category for “Jump, Trailer Park” in which she captured the simplicities and sweet eccentricities of trailer park youth as well as a nomination from NEWSWEEK for the Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards.

Natasha currently is working on several photo essays and shooting editorial assignments for the New York Times and other publications.

Auggie Hunt