RAY YAU, BORN AND RAISED IN NEW YORK CITY, IS A CHINESE AMERICAN PORTRAIT, LIFESTYLE, AND ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER + VIDEO DIRECTOR.

RAY GRADUATED WITH A BACHELORS DEGREE IN FILM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (2004) ALONG WITH AN ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS COLLEGE (2000).

HIS BACKGROUND INCLUDES CAMERA / LIGHTING ON COMMERCIALS, MUSIC VIDEOS, TV SHOWS (KEEPING UP W THE KARDASHIANS, CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, MAKING THE BAND 4) AND FEATURE FILMS.

OVER THE LAST 15 YEARS, RAY HAS PHOTOGRAPHED SOME OF THE MOST NOTABLE ARTISTS IN THE MUSIC, FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.

HIS CHARITY WORK INCLUDES TEACHING / MENTORING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AT THE HARLEM CHILDREN’S ZONE AS WELL AS DONATING TO VARIOUS NON-PROFIT CHARITIES WHICH INCLUDES: EDEYO FOUNDATION AND HOLLYWOOD UNITES FOR HAITI.

PUBLISHED ONLINE / PRINT: BILLBOARD, COMPLEX, CURRENT TV, ESSENCE, FADER, HAMPTONS, MTV, MYSPACE, RESPECT, ROLLING STONE, THE ONION, SOURCE, AND VIBE

CLIENTS
ATLANTIC RECORDS
BMG
EA GAMES
MOET HENNESSY
HIGH TIMES
HUGO BOSS
MARC JACOBS JAPAN
MCKINNEY NY
REDBULL
RUBELL HOTELS
SAMSUNG
TAO 
UNIVERSAL MUSIC
WARNER MUSIC
W HOTELS
XBOX