About:


Shelby Ursu is a creative portrait photographer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Born in a small town in Pennsylvania, she grew up with a love for vintage films, music, and fashion- especially anything and everything from the 1960s and 1970s. Inspired by her love for the arts, she began her hobby of shooting self portraits and portraits of friends when she was around the age of 14 with a cheap point and shoot camera and thrift store clothes. 

Known for her bold use of color and for her nostalgia-inducing portraits, she has made a unique style all her own. 

Shelby's work transports her audiences to the days of decades past. Known just as much for her self portraiture as for her colorful portraits of others, her work is dreamy, groovy, and timeless. Shelby's work can be seen on Vogue Italia, Curated By Girls, Girl Disco, Grunge'n'Art, Estela Magazine, The Disco Mag and more. 

For bookings or inquiries email shelbyursu@gmail.com

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Gambit

2017

Pretty Living Magazine

2014

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