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Dionna Bright is a self-taught creative director, model and portrait photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina. She utilizes her love for nature, sunlight and energy to visualize her experiences, vulnerability and expressions of the multifacetedness of her blackness through the use of her Nikon camera.


Her work explores themes of inner childhood, identity, spirituality, authenticity and expressionism.


In 2023 Dionna held her first solo exhibition, SIGNS and her work has been featured in publications, magazines, books and highlighted on WBTV.


Dionna's photographic experience allows her clients the space to tap into their inner essence and capture their stories in a candid and real way. Her experience provides and opportunity for true connection that will aid in the capturing and telling your story. She is equipped with posing, creative direction and on-camera techniques.

Along with portrait photography, Dionna also photographs weddings, events, studio work and more.

Please contact Dionna via her contact page.

For enquiries / collaborations / commissions / availability / press
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b. 1995- American born photography based artist


2018 ​The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

Curriculum, Sociology


Glimmers of the Hidden and Seen | 2023 - The Light Factory (TLF)

Charlotte, North Carolina

SIGNS | 2023 - Flux Galleries

Charlotte, North Carolina

2022 | Tina Turner - Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts

Charlotte, North Carolina


2019 | N.C. State Fair

Raleigh, North Carolina

2022 | Hunnid Dolla Art Fair - BLK MKT CLT

Charlotte, North Carolina

2022 | This - Flux Galleries

Charlotte, North Carolina

2023 | Members Show - The Light Factory

Charlotte, North Carolina



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Being present in self-portraiture allows me to be fully authentic. In this space, I tell my story in addition to the narratives of my ancestors by emoting the fullness of our black experiences.


Photography is the medium by which I portray the multifacetedness of blackness and capture our history, existence, and potential.


I value connection to the moment; through composition, manipulation of light, attention to detail, props, expressive tones, and intentional color grading, I seek to captivate the viewer to perceive black temporality from a unique perspective.


My work seeks to empower the black individual and collective to introspect, heal, engage, and explore newness unapologetically.

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