BIO:

Growing up internationally in over four continents, photographer Ray Traboulay has experienced a diverse range of lifestyles and cultures. He has lived in such varied locations as Paris-France, Hollywood, Borneo – Indonesia, Canada, Trinidad, Texas and more. His clients include Saatchi and Saatchi, Ogilvy, The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago, Peter Minshall (for his 2018 presentation of "Through The Eyes Of God"), and more. He has worked in Fashion and Advertising as well as Documentary. His most recent project focused on Cultural Portraits specializing in vivid aesthetic representation of eclectic culture such as the Trinidad Carnival. Recently, the twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago provided an opportunity to photograph the rich cultural diversity celebrated during carnival.

EDUCATION:

2009 Ryerson University - School Of Image Arts, Toronto Canada

BA - Bachelor of Fine Arts – Major in Photography

2004 Brooks Institute of Photography Bachelor of Arts program (1 Semester)

2003 New York Film Academy (Universal Studios, Los Angeles CA)

Total immersion workshop – Filmmaking/editing (Final cut pro) – Diploma. Produced three short movies

2006-2012

Completed several lighting and Photo Assisting Workshops/Classes/Seminars with the following Professional Photographers:

- Markian Lozowchuk

- Steve Carty

- Struan

- Joe Mcnally

2007 – 2009

Worked with and photographed Models from Elmer Olsen and Elite in Toronto, Canada including Vlada Verevko.

Languages: English, French, Indonesian (Bahasa)

International Experience: Ray Traboulay grew up across the world in the following Countries.

Brazil

Paris – France (3 years)

Versailles - France (1 Year)

Borneo, Indonesia (2 Years)

Uruguay

Argentina – Patagonian Province - Comodoro Rivadavia (2 years)

Trinidad and Tobago (Three Years)

Borneo, Indonesia ( Kalimantan Province) (2 Years)

Jakarta, Indonesia (2 Years)

Houston, Texas (5 years)

Austin, Texas – (1 Year)

Hollywood, California – (1 Year)

Toronto, Canada (4 Years)

In addition, he has visited and spent significant time in the following countries: Monaco, Singapore, Paraguay, Maldives, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Spain, Holland, Germany, Bali - Indonesia, Puerto Rico, Montreal-Canada, and England.

SHORT CLIENT LIST:

- Saatchi & Saatchi

- Ogilvy

- Contemporary Artist/Emmy Award Winner Peter Minshall for his 2018 Presentation “Through The Eyes Of God”

- Coca Cola – Scorch Magazine Advertorial

- Select Models from Elite and Elmer Olsen in Toronto, Canada including Vlada Verevko

- Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago / Caribbean T20 Tournament 2013 Partnership

- Miss Universe (Caribbean/Trinidad and Tobago 2011)

- Miss Humanity Trinidad and Tobago Cindy F. Daniel

- The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago

- Donisha Prendergast – Granddaughter of Bob Marley (Scorch Magazine)

- Ministry of The Arts and Multiculturalism - Trinidad And Tobago

- Jamaican/Trinidadian Recording Artist Sezi

- Jamaican/Trinidadian Recording Artist Ras Jammy

- Heather Jones – Caribbean Fashion Designer

- Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture

- Devyani Saltzman – Canadian Author and Curator

- JUS NOW

-Venomous Maximus (Tour Photographer)

- Colin Kelly Photography

- The Lost Tribe – Trinidad And Tobago Carnival Band