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A Slim Aarons for the millennial set
— Bettie Pardie, Private Newport

Nick Mele is an East Coast based photographer who specializes in portrait, lifestyle and interior design photography.  He started off his career snapping society photos for Patrick McMullan, and later spent several years documenting the lives of America's last remaining Grande Dames.  With influences ranging from Slim Aarons and Tina Barney to Wes Anderson and David LaChapelle, Nick has taken his time in developing his own unique style of work which has been featured in a myriad of publications including Town & Country, The New York Times, Avenue, Quest, Manhattan Magazine, and Vanity Fair.