|Photographer, Director, DP and Adventurer|
Nate Napierala is a lifestyle photographer/film director specializing in automotive and motorsports photography. Nate, a recipient of the Toyota Motor Corporation Endowed Scholarship, is an alumni of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA with a B.F.A in Commercial Photography.
He assisted award winning photographers including: Mike Powell, sports photographer for Nike; Barry Hathaway for the Chrysler Group and for the US launch of the Fiat 500; and Rick Graves, automotive and motorsports photographer/film director for Jaguar Racing and Mazda Racing.
Nate's photography and video clients have included: Audi AG, Jaguar Racing, Jeep, CODA Automotive, The American Le Mans Series, Baja Motorsports, OnCars Motr Inc., and the fashion apparel brand, The Cherokee Group.
Nate's production company, founded in 2009, nNapierala Productions, Inc., has produced shoots in several US locations and internationally in countries such as Canada, Guatemala and French Polynesia. Nate is based in Los Angeles.
Equipment proficiency: Canon 5D MkII, Canon XF100, GoPro Hero II, Graflex Crown Graphic, Hasselblad 503 CW and Panasonic HVX200.