Nino Batista

Nino Batista has left an indelible mark on the photography industry, earning recognition for his vision and innovative techniques.

Nino's evolving legacy is not solely defined by his body of work but also by the endless list of artists he has guided and inspired. His contributions to the art community continue to be celebrated, establishing him as a trusted luminary in his field. For years, he has generously shared his extensive knowledge and expertise with aspiring artists and enthusiasts.

It’s not a surprise, after all these years, that Nino summarily dropped commercial photography to focus on what he simply has to do – what he has to make. Hardly a new journey, but now a focused one that will (and already has) cost him quite a lot, he views this all as his calling, his new will, replete with the probity and sincerity that’s been dormant far too long.

A solitarian but never a misanthrope, Nino's sole purpose is the creation of beauty for beauty's sake, and to leave behind a legacy of art that perhaps, just maybe, inspires humanity to live and love.


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Curated Highlights:

Nino Batista Workshops Instructor (2012-present)
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/nino-batista-6635945719

Founder, NBP Retouch Tools (2017-present)
https://www.nbpretouchtools.com

NBP Retouch Tools YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/ninobatista

PRO EDU Instructor (2020)
http://www.proedu.com

CreativeLive Instructor (2016)
https://www.creativelive.com/instructor/nino-batista

AIBP Retreat Speaker/Judge (2015, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2023)
http://www.aibphotog.com

Shutterfest Speaker (2015-2019)
https://shutterfest.com

Sponsored Rep for Paul C. Buff Inc. at ImagingUSA (2018)
https://imagingusa.com

Sponsored Rep for UAF Photo Lab at WPPI (2022)
https://wppiexpo.com

Current Partners:
Xencelabs
Fusion TLC
Laminart Industries
Aftershoot

Selected Mentions/Interviews:

Recent Discussion on Generator Podcast with Matt Stagliano:

15 Photographers that Will Inspire You
https://fixthephoto.com/photography-inspiration-best-photographers.html

Who is Nino Batista?  Meet PRO EDU's Newest Intructor
https://proedu.com/blogs/news/who-is-nino-batista-meet-pro-edus-newest-instructor

Malvie Magazine Interview with Nino Batista (Alex Eissinger feature)
https://www.malviemag.com/post/nino-batista-beauty-is-the-delivery-as-i-enjoy-experiencing-it

Malvie Magazine Interview with Nino Batista (Valentina Pakhtusova feature)
https://www.malviemag.com/post/nino-batista-the-beauty-in-everything-trite-as-that-may-sound-drives-me

Meet Nino Batista | Photographer & Retoucher
https://shoutouthtx.com/meet-nino-batista-photographer-retoucher

Elysia Magazine Interviews Nino Batista (Kourtney Kellar feature)
https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/2037284

Furore Magazine Issue #11 Interview: Nino Batista
https://furoremag.com/print-issues/

PhotoWhoa.com Interview with Nino Batista
https://blog.photowhoa.com/high-end-beauty-retouching/

CreativeLive C1v9 Course
https://www.creativelive.com/courses/working-with-capture-one-pro-9-nino-batista-dave-gallagher

Capture Integration CreativeLive Announcement
https://captureintegration.com/creative-live-course-august-11-12-2016/

First Look: Paul C. Buff DigiBees
https://fstoppers.com/fashion/first-look-digibees-new-digital-strobes-paul-c-buff-138312

Copyrights & Consideration
https://fstoppers.com/editorial/copyrights-and-consideration-do-your-clients-know-3497

SLRLounge.com Review of NBP Plugins
https://www.slrlounge.com/nbp-plugins-actions

Retouchist Review of NBP Freqsep Control
http://retouchist.net/blog-1/freqsepcontrol

Tech Byte: "AI In Photography" – News Clip on WDEF News 12
https://youtu.be/v4e_doV_ak0?si=81EFkJveBeFCbEML

 


Prominent Publications:

FHM
Photographer: pictorial, October 2019 with model Amanda Paris
Photographer: pictorial, December 2019 with model Shelby James
Photographer: pictorial, July 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: pictorial, November 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: pictorial, November 2020 with model Korina Kanela
Photographer: 2021 Calendar with model Korina Kanela

FHM Sweden
Photographer: cover & pictorial, September 2021 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: cover & pictorial, February 2020 with model Maisa Kehl

FHM South Africa
Photographer: cover & pictorial, July 2020 with model Tayler Mercier

FHM France
Photographer: cover & pictorial, November 2021 with model Kayla Sherice

Playboy Australia
Photographer: cover & pictorial, October 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: cover & pictorial, June 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: pictorial, July 2020 with model Victoria Loren

Playboy Sweden
Photographer: cover & pictorial, November 2020 with model Lynnie Marie
Photographer: pictorial, February 2020 with model Missy Hartley
Photographer: 2021 Calendar with model Destiny Drift

Playboy Denmark
Photographer: pictorial, December 2019 with model Tasha Nickole
Photographer: cover & pictorial, January 2022 with model Tayler Mercier

Playboy South Africa
Photographer: pictorial, September 2020 with model Christine Mae
Photographer: cover & pictorial, April 2020 with model Maisa Kehl
Photographer: pictorial, January 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: pictorial, November 2019 with model Maisa Kehl
Photographer: pictorial, November 2019 with model Sarah E. Evans

Playboy Africa
Photographer: pictorial, May 2020 with model Megan Drawdy
Photographer: cover & pictorial, April 2020 with model Tayler Mercier
Photographer: cover & pictorial, March 2020 with model Sarah E. Evans
Photographer: pictorial, November 2019 with model Sarah E. Evans

Playboy Suid Afrika
Photographer: pictorial, November 2019 with model Sarah E. Evans

Playboy New Zealand
Photographer: cover & pictorial, October 2020 with model Korina Kanela
Photographer: cover & pictorial, June 2020 with model Sarah E. Evans
Photographer: featured pictorial, June 2020 with model Shelby James

Playboy Slovakia
Photographer: centerfold & pictorial, July 2019 with model Sarah E. Evans (Playmate of the Month)

Playboy Venezuela
Photographer: featured pictorial, February 2015 with model Leslie Fontaine
Photographer: cover & pictorial, December 2014 with model Elsa Day


Additional Selected Publications:

Lions Art
Faddy Magazine
Style Cruze
Scorpio Jin Magazine
Fienfh Magazine
Boudoir Inspiration
Marika Magazine
BEYONDall Magazine
Vanquish Magazine
Vanquish Automotive
Vanquish Tattoo
Moevir Magazine
6X Glamour
Grand Fashion
Goji Magazine
Goddess
Moveux Magazine
Magnifiqué Magazine
Socks and Pizza Magazine
Mob Journal
Ricochet Mag
Luxia Magazine
Lifestyle For Men
Malvie Magazine
Opium Red Magazine
GMARO Magazine
Dominante Magazine
INTRAmagazine
Andivero Magazine
Sarze Magazine
Ignite Magazine
ELYSIA Magazine
Furore Mag
Edith Magazine
Art Of Nude
Midwest Models
HLIfe Magazine
Finest Magazine
Soft Magazine
Sensuality Magazine
Huzzah! Magazine
Beautica Magazine
Luxia Magazine
Mancave Playbabes
Dreamy Magazine
Untold Magazine
Crush Magazine
Blur Magazine
Angels International Magazine
Hot Model Magazine
Dezire Magazine
Focus Factory Magazine
Epitome Magazine
Kandy Magazine
Spekture Magazine
Shutter Magazine
Southern Vixens Magazine
Muze Magazine
Glamour Model Magazine
Driven
SexyInk
GTSpirit
Secret Entourage
Casual Encounterz Magazine
Model Throwdown
Lustful Magazine
Ricochet Magazine