Raya was born in Israel.
When she was 10, she moved to Paris.
With her first small job she buys her first camera. A few boring jobs later comes a more serious camera and an irresistible passion for creating stories that keeps her awake at night.
In Paris she worked for more than 20 years with prestigious magazines such Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, Dansk, and luxury Brand, like Cartier, Sephora, Publicis...
Raya lives in New York since 2006, focusing on advertising for cosmetic and jewelry brands.
She opened her own photo studio in Dumbo Brooklyn were she enjoys shooting Old Hollywood Portraits.
For those who know her, the 4 legged Staffy assistant still welcome the clients.
Old Hollywood photography