Neil Buckland

Photographer, Chief Instructor, Founder

Neil Buckland started REDred Photo School & Studio in 2008 after leaving a lucrative corporate career in search of something more fulfilling. Neil is a life-long photographer with a genuine passion for teaching photography. He considers the craft of teaching a truly culminating form of art and continually develops and refines his workshops in true artist form. He deliberately chose not to call the company by his own namesake because he wanted REDred Photo to be about more than just himself. Neil and his team of wonderfully creative individuals have developed more than 25 workshops, classes, and courses in photography, makeup, and styling with more on the way. Neil’s dream is to create a comprehensive school for photographers and stylists that empowers the creative individual to grow from novice hobbyist to creative professional or master artist. If you’d like to know more about Neil’s background, you can read his story here.

Nikki Reign

Makeup Artist, Instructor, Model Coordinator

Nikki is our resident makeup artist extraordinaire and makeup instructor. Her makeup artistry is a key element in nearly every creative photo shoot we do at REDred Photo. She’s also our chief model coordinator. Nikki began her makeup career as a full-time artist for a major makeup company and has since started her own freelance company providing makeup services for feature films, professional photographers, theater, and weddings. She currently hangs her brushes at REDred Photo and continues to build her freelance business.

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