Raya was born in Israel.
When she was 10, she moved to Paris.
With her first small job she bought 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. Her imagination and creative direction caught the eye of a Parisian fashion editor.
In Paris she worked for more than 10 years with prestigious magazines such Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, Dansk, and luxury brand such as Cartier and Sephora.
She wins the International Fashion Photography Festival in Cannes (France)
Raya falls in love with New York and move there for 5 amazing years focusing on advertising for beauty and jewelry brands.
She moves then to China for 18 month where she shoots major local campaigns. She is now back to New York and is considered to be among the best fashion photographers in the industry.
Raya is ranked among the top 10 fashion photographers in the Fashion industry. (source : buzzle.com)http://www.buzzle.com/articles/top10-fashion-photographers-in-the-world.html