LET'S GET PERSONAL
BEHIND THE LENS
Not Just a Photographer...
Whitney Ericka Collings, daughter of Howard and Erica Collings (little brother Howard
Jr.), always had an eye for fashion, and a passion for style. After being born in Virginia, and raised between the Bronx and High Point, North Carolina, she attained a growing appetite for creating the perfect picture and capturing the most tender moments.
After graduation from T. Wingate Andrews High, Whitney attended Davidson Community College, where she earned her cosmetology degree. During her time managing salons, modeling, and perfecting her game as a makeup artist (nominated for MUA OF THE YEAR in 2016), she developed a passion for not only being in front of but behind the camera. It was through this discovery, she decided to launch her first
Photography company, Touched By Noel Photography, named for her son Peyton Noel, shortly after his birth. With him as one of her earliest subjects, along with close family and friends, Whitney has gone on to shoot with over 50 models and various events. Her work has been featured in over 20 publications, In 2016 she was Nominated for ACHI Makeup Artist of the year, in 2018 she was nominated for Featured Highlights Photographer of the year, and she continues to learn and master her craft daily.
Adding another Niche under her belt by opening Bouje Boudior Photography. Showing women how truly beautiful they truly are. Women's empowerment is a big part of what inspired her to start this section of her business. With humble beginnings as an event and portrait photographer, Her biggest aspiration is to be a notable editorial artist. Well on her way, with ambition only outweighed by skill, Whitney is one of the most well-known photographers in North Carolina in just a short time and is constantly working to achieve her over-all goals. Engaged to longtime beau and the father of her son, David Crosby, who supports her Immensely and works with her continuously to achieve these goals.