Mehri Fine Art Photography
3400 Irvine Ave, suite 201
Newport Beach Ca 92660
Mehri Modiri is a professional photographer with a detailed background in fashion and wedding photography, also specializing in studio and location portraits of children, family, and pets.
Born and raised in Iran, Mehri was exposed to vibrant colors, splendid architecture, and beautiful landscapes, all which inspired her desire to become a photographer. Starting out as an assistant photographer at the age of sixteen, she quickly learned the basics and beyond and launched her own business. Her talent quickly grew as she became skilled in capturing the unique emotions of her subjects through her camera lens.
After relocating to Orange County, California, Mehri furthered her education by pursuing advanced classes in portraits, lighting, and fashion photography at UCI Orange Coast and Saddleback College.
Mehri’s remarkable talent captured the attention of celebrities and designers, and she soon made a name for herself in the Los Angeles area. Shooting magazine covers, billboards, and fashion layouts, Hayate Magazine she was featured in OCPC Magazine many times and did exclusive work for the famous Bijan of Beverly Hills.
With her natural ability to interact and relax her subjects with humor and warmth, her eye for capturing an exquisiteness in each photograph, and her precision to turn her pictures into words that speak to the heart, Mehri has built a loyal following. Respected by those in the industry and her many clients, she is always equipped for any photo shoot, either at her studio or on location.
Mehri’s favorite subjects to photograph are her own children, ages fourteen and nine. She enjoys using her two young models on a regular basis and feels that children are the most sincere subjects because of their honest emotions. Whether capturing their smiles, frowns, or sibling rivalries, their facial expressions never fail to amaze her.
Mehri’s dream is to make a difference. Photography has its own unique language that needs no translation. It speaks to all! Mehri would like everyone to have an opportunity to have their beauty, their challenges, and their life story expressed through photography.
Exhibiting at The Cottage Gallery in Laguna Beach, California, Mehri was chosen from over five hundred submissions of art from around the world to display two of her photographs for the gala, Night Of A Hundred Angels.
Residing in the Saddleback Valley with her family, Mehri can frequently be found photographing special events in and around the area.