Emily Nathan

Clients partner with Emily Nathan to create travel, personal and lifestyle imagery infused with rich natural light and an easy beauty. Emily is known for perfecting the details of pre-production almost as much as the energy and excitement of shoot days. 

She enjoys working with expansive local production crews as well as intimate international ones to create consistent pictures that resonate with humanity, warmth and optimism. Even while shooting at lifestyle speed, Emily is a careful editor on set as well as in the post process, who handles the constant flux on location with a calm and confident manner.

She seeks out new experiences, tastes and locations, but also delights in returning to favorites and sharing them with her friends and clients.

Emily was chosen by Communication Arts: Fresh, as one of PDN's 30, and is the founder and editor-in-chief of the travel brand Tiny Atlas Quarterly.

Emily is the author and curator of the photo and travel book My Tiny Atlas:Our World Through Your Eyes with Ten Speed Press/Penguin Random House. She has produced a My Tiny Atlas Guided Travel Journal with Photography Tips with Potter as well as a set of 50 Coastlines postcards from around the world to accompany her new photo book, Coastlines:At the Water's Edge, also with Penguin/Ten Speed Press, published in May of 2022.

Tiny Atlas Quarterly

Emily's lifestyle travel brand, Tiny Atlas Quarterly, is itself a destination for inspiring imagery.

The press has taken interest in Tiny Atlas, and coverage spans many genres: Vogue, T Magazine, Coolhunting, Newsweek, Marie Claire, The Evening Standard, Design*Sponge, Lonny Magazine, Refinery29, SF Girl by the Bay, PDN, Resource Magazine, A Photo Editor, Communication Arts, and Dwell Magazine to name a few.

Over the past six years Tiny Atlas has created trips, produced client partner shoots and immersive group photography shows around the world and at home in Oakland. Other destinations include:Tahiti, British Columbia, Cuba, India, Mexico, Oahu, London, San Francisco, New York City, Croatia, New Orleans and Brooklyn.

The Tiny Atlas community is powerfully connected on social media. At the end of 2013, TAQ created #mytinyatlas, a new movement on Instagram, a living anthology of great travel imagery from around the world. With over 9 million submissions and counting, the #mytinyatlas feed is one of the largest hashtags in travel on Instagram. The first Tiny Atlas book, My Tiny Atlas:Our World Through Your Eyes is available everywhere now. Emily's next book from Tiny Atlas is Coastlines: At the Water's Edge, is out in April '22.

Partial Client List

Adobe, Airbnb, Apple, AKQA, The Cement Block, Citrix, Conde Nast Traveler, Dell, Departures, Dwell, Euro RSCG, FUJI, Genentech, Gilead, Glamour, Google, Gourmet, GQ, Hasselblad, KIWI Collection, Martha Stewart, Mastercard, Media Arts Lab, Ogilvy & Mather, The New Yorker, Real Simple, Regenerative Travel, The Ritz Carlton, REI, Samsung, Service Plan, Sony, Target, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Tolleson, TOMS, Teva, Travel & Leisure, WMF, Yahoo!, 72 and Sunny.

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