Durham Headshots & Portrait Photography Studio

Meet Our Team!

The NCHeadshot Studio team are comprised of some of the premiere creatives in the photography industry.  Our team are masters of their designated crafts of Photography, High End Retouching, MakeUp Artistry, Hair Styling, and Studio Operations.  

We are excited to work with you!  Your New Professional Headshot Awaits!!

Durham Headshots Photographer

Antonio martez. - cO-Founder / photographer

Antonio Martez is one of the world's leading luxury fashion and creative beauty photographers.  Antonio is homegrown right in Rocky Mount, NC, but spent the last several years developing his photography acumen in Los Angeles, Miami, and most recently New York.  He has over 17 years as a creative director, working with brands such as Victoria Secret, Pink, Express, Express Men, Gucci, Nike, and UnderArmour.  Antonio brings his commercial and New York style of photography to the Durham area to offer a high end professional headshot and business portrait



Durham Headshots Photographer

Lauren Jacobs. - Studio manager / Photographer

Lauren is our gatekeeper at NCHeadShot Studio.  She ensures that the studio runs smooth and effectively.  She handles all client relations and booking matters.   She isn't bad in front or behind the camera either!  


Durham Headshots Photographer

Nadya Matveeva. - Chief Retoucher

Nadya is 1 of 2 Chief Retouchers on staff at NCHeadShot Studios.  Nadya has extensive experience in advertising, fashion, beauty, and headshot retouching.  You can see her work in publications such as Cosmo, Elle, and Vogue.  When paired with fellow Chief Retoucher, Oksana, Nadya & Oksana are 2 of the world's best photography retouchers.  

Durham Headshots Photographer

Oksana kos. - chief retoucher

Oksana is the 2nd part of the dynamic duo of retouchers at NCHeadShot Studio.  Oksana focus is beauty, portrait, headshot, and product retouching.  Oksana has retouched for some of the world's top clients such as Nike, MAC Cosmetics, and Adidas.  When combining the talents of Oksana, and Nadya, they are truly a superior team of creatives. 

Durham Headshots Photographer

NICOLE Hill. - operations / finance director

Nicole has over 15 years in corporate product management.  She is currently serving as Operations Director at NCHeadShot Studio.  She brings with her a wealth of knowledge in revenue generating, product development, and business finance.  



Durham Headshots Photographer

NAFISAH Carter. - Celebrity hair stylists

Nafisah is the owner of Nafisah Beauty Boutique located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Nafisah is highly regarded as a celebrity hair stylist and hair extension specialist. She holds a So Cap USA certification along with many others for hair extensions and is a Redken Certified Haircolorist.  Some of her professional accomplishments include styling for BET's Black Girls Rock, BET Experience, Logo TV's New Now Next Awards, and The Rickey Smiley Show.


Durham Headshots Photographer

JOrdan Rouse. - celebrity MakeUp Artist

Jordan is a Raleigh based professional makeup artist.  She has worked with NCHeadshots Studio as well as famed luxury fashion and creative beauty photography, Antonio Martez of Antonio Martez Photography for several years now.  Her aesthetics and professionalism makes Jordan a true asset to the NCHeadShot Family of Creatives.  




George Andrews. - Photographer / Digi Tech / lighting assistant

George is a former resident of Palm Beach, FL., where he became a successful lifestyle and portrait photographer.  George joined the NCHeadShot Studio team in 2016 after a long friendship with co-founder, Antonio Martez.




Sheon wilson. -  wardrobe curator / personal stylist

In 2008, Sheon launched her makeover feature in The News & Observer, "Refresh Your Style".  Sheon has made over dozens of News & Observer readers who were tired of their same old routine.  Sheon shopped with them, picked new outfits and consulted with them, that changed their personal appearance and visual outlook.  Sheon is certified in color analysis, and been fascinated to see how color theory can help herself and others dress and feel better about their personal appeareace.