Aesthete Noire specializes in creative, conceptual portrait, fashion, and editorial photography. Photos taken are designed to test the creative process of both the photographer and the client. Here, we focus on ideas, themes, and creative freedom.
It is owned by M.L. Scotland, who is also an author from the Caribbean who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at the University of the Virgin Islands in May 2015.
She's been a producer, co-host, and assistant editor at the University of the Virgin Islands for student-produced web shows, newspapers, and radio programs. She also produced content for CBS affiliate News 2 and written for local newspapers such as the VI Daily News, The VI Source, and the St. Croix Avis. Scotland was presented with the Excellence in Communications Award in April 2015.
Currently, she is also a public relations coordinator and an engineer with the United States Air Force.
Shooter 2 + BTS Videographer
Miguel Reed is the second part of the duo for this photography team. As second shooter, he accompanies the main photographer on most shoots and also records behind the scenes footage. Familiar with the arts, he also assists with posing models.
A Veteran from the United States Air Force, Reed comes with a wealth of knowledge in Information, Wireless and Network Technology. He troubleshoots the website and provides information that assists in keeping the team's technology going.