Private workshop by multi-award fashion photographer, Raya, with 20 years of experience shooting editorial (Harper’s Bazaar, Elle…), commercial (Sephora, Cartier…) and portraits.

Fashion website

Portrait boudoir

(You can see the studio here)


Everything you need to take your photography to the next level. No question left unanswered.

You will learn the skills to create any type of photos

You will learn about lighting techniques in a simple, efficient way






February13th 2018 sold out

February 21th 2018 sold out

March 13th, 2018

March 20th, 2018

April 3rd, 2018

April 10th, 2018

This workshop is private, 2 student maximum per session



In my 1130sf studio (fully equipped, different decors)

247 Water street

10021 Dumbo, Brooklyn

Just across from the Manhattan bridge


TIME:  10 am to 4 pm.

Snacks, lunch, drinks will be provided



Hands-on shooting with a professional model.

3 sets:


Glamour (couture gown)

Portraits (From Corporate Headshots to Old Hollywood)


  • Studio equipment: what type of light exists, how to use them. (Soft to dramatic)
  • What works best for portrait, boudoir, or cinema old Hollywood light.
  • We will learn to use Strobes, continuous lighting, how to create different effects with the different type of accessories. Shaping light using from 1 to 4 lights.
  • Raya’s Hasselblad H5D camera is tethered to an iMac so you can see the results immediately
  • You can use all the photos taken for your portfolio.
  • Model posing: What works, what to avoid, how to handle client requests
  • Q&A session
  • Portfolio review
  • We will work on your own requests too
  • Jump start your career with concrete teaching that you will be able to apply immediately



Tuition is $1250

Deposit: $600 is required to enroll, the balance is due 2 weeks before the workshop.



Your DSLR camera.

Your portfolio if you want some feedback

List of questions



Please contact, Michael, our studio manager for any questions

By phone (646) 209 8198

By email


See you soon