Nathaniel was born and grew up in Bristol. At 19 he moved to Amsterdam, where he lived for four years. Due to a mental health crisis he moved back home in 2015 and spent a year recovering before deciding to pursue photojournalism, which had been a longstanding ambition. He spent a year working and photographing stories, such as the World Football Cup for Unrecognised Nations - some of which were published in international media such as Al Jazeera and Politiken.
In 2017 he applied for an MA in Documentary photography at the London College of Communication and was offered a place along with the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship. He graduated with distinction was involved in multiple shows and won the Metro Imaging mentorship award. He participated in many extra commitments such as exhibition co-ordinator for the graduation show.
He has been awarded the Mead Fellowship, to fund the creation of a new body of work. He has worked as a visiting lecturer at London College of Communication. He volunteered regularly at FOTODOK in Utrecht and as well as developing his own artistic practice he enjoys the production and curation of exhibitions and wants to pursue developing those skills further. Outside of the art world he enjoys listening to the exciting London jazz scene and reading investigative journalism. He plays a mean game of pool.