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My name is Heather Hawke and I'm a photographer / writer / magazine creator based in Los Angeles.

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.

Iā€™m available for freelance photography and / or journalistic purposes worldwide. Contact me for rates and availability.

Freelance inquiries: heatherLhawke@gmail.com

Decorated Youth inquiries: heather@decoratedyouth.com

clients include;

Spotify, Rolling Stone, Interscope Records, Warner Bros. Records, The FADER, Goldenvoice, Setlist.fm, InStyle.com, WeWork, and Vinyl Me Please.

select press and features;

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