Meet Ray.


As a self-proclaimed book nerd, you'll often find Ray lost in the pages of a captivating fictional story, but her purest joy comes from turning those stories into visual masterpieces. She thrives on the authentic, heartwarming moments that love brings, and she's not afraid to admit it - she's a total sucker for all things romantic.


When Ray isn't behind the camera, you can find her being Mama to one little man and indulging in her other passions. She's a serious foodie and is always up for trying new and inspiring dishes. Yoga has been a life long practice for her and her travels often include photographing yoga retreats all over the world. Traveling is extremely important to Ray, as exploring new places and immersing herself in different cultures fuels her creativity. Finally, Ray is also deeply invested in art and design. With a degree in Fine Arts, Ray has a love for silkscreening, mixed media art as well as graphic design. The other component of her business (ie. Ray Photography + Design), allows Ray to bring all the passions she loves and combine them together for an extremely rewarding career. This enables Ray to express her creativity to the fullest and live the life she's always dreamed of.


Now to the serious 'businessy-stuff' ...


As a photographer, Ray prides herself on providing a unique and unparalleled experience for her clients. With a keen eye for detail, and a deep understanding of the power of storytelling through imagery, she strives to go beyond simply capturing beautiful photographs. Her aim is to create a personalized journey for each couple, ensuring that their vision and personalities shine through in every frame. By taking the time to truly get to know her clients, Ray is able to tailor her approach and deliver a collection of images that authentically reflect their story, creating a lasting and meaningful connection.


Combining the art of portraiture with the breathtaking beauty of landscapes and architecture is Ray's passion in photography, as it allows her to capture the intimate connection between the couple and their surroundings, creating timeless and captivating images. With years of capturing diverse life, love + adventure stories, Ray's goal is capture the purest essence of you, your story and all that unfolds within your session together.


PHOTO CREDIT TO MY LITTLE MAN





DOcumentary + fine art photography


Authentic, candid and filled with emotion. These three things are the heart and essence of each moment that we'll capture together.


BASED IN CANADA

Why Choose Ray?


01.


THE process


Ray goes beyond simply taking pictures by focusing on capturing the emotions, relationships, and narratives that make each event truly special. She believes that a photograph should tell a story and evoke emotions. Instead of just capturing posed shots or staged moments, Ray seeks to document genuine and unscripted moments that reflect the true essence of the subject or occasion.



02.


A GENUINE CONNECTION


Ray's approach is rooted in Documentary photography, which means she aims to capture events as they naturally unfold, without interfering or directing the scene. By doing so, she can capture the raw and authentic emotions, interactions, and expressions that make each moment unique. This allows her clients to relive the genuine emotions and experiences when they look back at the photographs.



03.


THE NARRATIVE OF YOUR LIFE


Ray also takes the time to understand her clients' vision and story. She believes that every client has their own unique narrative to tell, and she strives to capture that narrative through her photographs. Whether it's a wedding, a family gathering, or a personal portrait session, Ray ensures that her images reflect the personalities and relationships of her clients.


Love notes

ADRIANNA +CÖEN

"We are so in love with our photos and so grateful we were able to have you join us on our special day. Working with you was the easiest and one of the most enjoyable parts of our day. You are so laid back, encouraging and professional. We are grateful to have found your services!"

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