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My name is Heather Hawke and I'm a photographer, writer, magazine creator and music/entertainment publicist based in Los Angeles/Orange County.

I love capturing aspects of music, travel and lifestyle with my photographs and writings, most of which are for my magazine (Decorated Youth) that I started in November of 2012.

I’m available for freelance photography, journalistic and/or publicity purposes worldwide. Contact me for rates and availability.

Purchase photo prints HERE

Publicity Case Studies Deck can be found HERE. Press releases I’ve written can be found HERE

Freelance inquiries: heatherLhawke@gmail.com

Decorated Youth inquiries: heather@decoratedyouth.com

Photography clients include; BandsinTown / Battle Tapes / Chloe Lilac / FLOOD Magazine / FORM Festival / FRENSHIP / Future Islands / Goldenvoice / Houndmouth / InStyle Magazine / Interscope Records / Jaws of Love. / Ladygunn Magazine / MILCK / Milo Greene / Phoenix / Rolling Stone Magazine / Rostam / Setlist.fm / Sports / Spotify / Talker / The FADER / The Midnight / The Seshen / Tokyo Police Club / Vampire Weekend / VEVO / Vinyl Me, Please / Warner Bros. Records / Wolf Parade / X Ambassadors / Young The Giant

select press, features, clips;

Featured on Billboard.com: Executive Turntable: Boutique publicity firm Reybee, Inc promoted Heather Hawke from publicist to senior director of publicity.

Featured on CelebrityAccess: Heather Hawke Promoted To Senior Director Of Publicity At Reybee

Featured on the March 2023 cover of Incoming & Outgoing Magazine's 25th issue (Women's History Month)

Vevo LIFT: Thumbnail portrait and BTS photos of Kiana Ledé's All Woman (Short Film)

Vevo LIFT: Thumbnail portrait and BTS photos of Kiana Ledé's "Can I" Live Performance

12 Songs Project: Interview

Lomography: Women’s Day Series Interview

Stitched Sound: Behind The Lens feature

tmrw magazine: Exploring Tokyo

Ladygunn: Live photos of Local Natives (2 nights)

The FADER: This Is What American Voters Actually Cared About This Year

Urban Outfitters: Photo Diary / Interview

Instagram Music: Interview

Vinyl Me, Please: When You Were Young

Rolling Stone: Live photo coverage of A Celebration For Ray Manzarek of The Doors

Flood Magazine: Live photo coverage of Chris Baio

Popular TV: Photo Diary feature

Bandsintown: Live photos of Best Coast and Death Cab For Cutie

The 405: Interview with Johnny Pierce of The Drums

The 405: Festival photo coverage of Outside Lands

InStyle.com: Live photos of George Ezra

Instyle.com: Live and press photos of James Bay

Instyle.com: Press photos of Kaneholler

Instyle.com: Press photos of the Ting Tings

Haulix: Blogger Spotlight Interview