Daniel Pullen Photographers

We are visual storytellers
based out of Hatteras Island  North Carolina,

Our passion is to Creatively Narrate authentic moments

through bold documentary photographs

We have served as leaders in avant-garde photography on the Outer Banks since 2003. From Daniel’s notable career as a surf and documentary photographer, to our progressive take on weddings & portraits, our task is to provide our clients with stellar five-star images through exclusive and engaging artistry.

Whether shooting close to home or far away, on assignment or for personal work, we believe that compelling stories can be found in every circumstance of life. Our goal is to photograph those palpable moments with genuine emotion and timelessness.

Outer Banks Surfing Photographer

Daniel Pullen captures striking images of life and community along the Outer Banks.

Posted by UNC-TV on Monday, May 7, 2018

We are honored by each story we are given to tell…

each moment we are entrusted to capture

Our Crew

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”— Marc Riboud








Our Mission

Our mission is to consistently capture authentic moments with bold, creative, and moving photographs.


Fearless Photographers

We’re proud to be members of Fearless Photographers.

FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHERS is a unique photography directory of the world’s best wedding photographers who are not afraid to push the limits of professional wedding photography to surprise you with extraordinary wedding photos of your wedding day.


“It’s no secret there’s a high concentration of professional photographers on the Outer Banks…It can be hard to keep up with photographers on the beach when they’re springing up like wildflowers, but one that stands out is local artist and photographer Daniel Pullen.”
The North Beach Sun





What we do:

Commercial Clients, Publishing, & Partners

Tourism Bureau
Coastal Federation
Sufers Journal
Big Rock
UNC Press
Canadian Geo
Nags Head Hammocks
Third Avenue Partners
Little Pink Houses of Hope
Natural Art
Nc Wildlife
Bit Grain
Outer Banks Community Foundation
Resort Realty
Our State
Sea Grant
Surf or Sound
Outer Beaches Realty
Outer Banks Magazine
Three Dog
Outer Banks Wedding Association
Eastern National
Hatteras Realty
Virginian Pilot
Zoo York



Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Features Surfer Drew Pigott on Cover of 2019 Tourism Guide

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Features Surfer Drew Pigott on Cover of 2019 Tourism Guide

Mar 01 2019

Stoked to have my photograph of North Carolina surfer, Drew Pigott, on the cover of the 2019 Outer Banks Tourism Guide. Make…

Segment on WTVR Features Our Hatteras Island Wedding Photography!

Segment on WTVR Features Our Hatteras Island Wedding Photography!

Feb 28 2019

Make sure to check out WTVR’s  television segment on Hattera Island with host, Jennifer Noll, and guests Gina Williams and Natasha Quidley…

UNC-TV MUSE Received Best Arts Feature EMMY!

UNC-TV MUSE Received Best Arts Feature EMMY!

Feb 22 2019

  Congratulations Jonathan, Katy and Morgan from UNC-TV MUSE for winning an Emmy Award for Best Arts Feature from The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of…

Dare County People’s Choice Artist Award

Dare County People’s Choice Artist Award

Feb 12 2018

I’m really grateful to have received the 2018 Dare County People’s Choice Artist Award. I’m honored by all of the support and…

We Narrate Life Through
purposeful & innovative images.

Contact Us

Home Studio, Buxton Village, Hatteras Island, NC, 27920 





To me, photography is an art of observation.
It’s about finding something interesting in a place…
I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and
Everything to do with
the way you see them.
Elliot Erwin