Meet some of the photographers and writers who helped shape this month’s magazine:
Kimberly Dejanovich-Ryan Kimberly is our cover photographer this month! She moved to Georgia in August 2014, with her husband and two dogs. She loves to hike and explore the area and all the beauty it has to offer. In addition to her professional photography work, Kimberly donates her services to animal shelters and rescues. KimberlyDejanovich.smugmug.com
Bernetta Knighten Bernetta is a lifestyle blogger (BernettaStyle.com) who enjoys writing about motherhood, marriage and motivation to do and be your best. Married with 3 children, she is also the creator of TheKnightenProject.org, helping make dreams come true one person at a time.
Lori Mac Brown Lori’s roots are in Atlanta, but her wings take her anywhere there is pimento cheese. The Ambassadress of the South™, Lori has appeared as a family and Southern travel expert on TV and radio, and as a guest speaker at tourism and blogging industry events. Her work has been featured in USA TODAY 10Best, Travel Channel, AJC and WSBTV.com. Follow her regular updates at GoSoutheast.About.com and LoriMacBrown.com.
Nadiyah M. Jett – Nadiyah is a married mom of four children. She loves living in Smyrna and exploring all the fun spots around town with her family. When not writing, you can find Nadiyah traveling with her husband or experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen. A former Upscale Magazine editor, Nadiyah is now focused on her freelance writing career. Pathbrite.com/u673824442/cswX
Rotricia Rachelle Coley Rotricia Rachelle Coley is an event designer, stylist, and photographer. She is known for her custom-themed dessert tables and her unique eye as a photographer. Rotricia Rachelle is a wife and mother of three and resides in Smyrna. RachelleGrace.com.
Ruksana Hussain A freelance writer and editor, Ruksana works with local and national print and web media outlets as well as corporate and custom content clients. She specializes in stories covering travel, dining, lifestyle, community, and other diverse beats. RuksanaWrites.com and TravelerAndTourist.com.
Amy Lee Amy Lee’s work was featured on the cover of the December issue of Vinings Lifestyle magazine! As a photographer, Amy can be found exploring the city with her children and her camera. She is on a constant mission to capture both the special and ordinary moments of life; in her own family and her clients. Through her company, Smack Dab Photography, Amy is able to share her passion for making memories. SmackDabPhotography.com
Laura Miller Laura penned the cover story on Diamond Dallas Page in this issue. She is an Atlanta native with a passion for the written word. From creative short stories to folk songs, business writing to human interest journalism, Laura has written some of everything and enjoys a challenging topic. Currently, she writes for numerous local publications as well as small businesses. OmniaWriting.com.
Want to join our roster of writers and photographers? Email Maria.Smith@lifestylepubs.com.