Author: Renay Elle Morris

Renay Elle Morris

Renay Elle Morris is an internationally recognized writer, award winning creative director, and photographer with expertise in advertising and marketing communications. Her career includes the combination of graphics and photography for use in various mediums, including the creation and execution of commissioned exhibitions for private institutions and public organizations as well as high profile positions at corporate giants such as Universal pictures, Sony Music/CBS Records, CBS Publications, and TDS Time Warner. With CorporateIDeas Worldwide and, Renay maintains a platform for visual communication for a global clientele. As a member of the international press community and the National Writers Union, Renay is a frequent guest at the prestigious Paris Photo. Renay was the International News Editor and a feature writer for Picture magazine–a nominee for the internationally coveted “Lucie” award. Renay is currently preparing a series of seminars on the consideration of aesthetics in photography. She is available for portfolio reviews, lecture programs, photography workshops and other photography–related projects through the International Assignment Desk platform.


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Image- #1 Natasha and Valera Cherkashin



VALERA AND NATASHA CHERKASHIN’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STRENGTHS DEFINE AN ERA.   As of this writing, I am pleased to present an on-going series, a Q&A dialogue with an outstanding selection of photographers whose work spans many genres and are established in the global sphere. Their powerfully strong and explosive imagery has captured the eyes of museum and…

Courtesy Paris Photo Paramount

Hooray for Hollywood: Paramount Studios Sets the Stage for Paris Photo / LA Edition 2014


After a successful run in 2013, logistics are the priority for the directors and creative teams at the Paramount Picture Studios, as last minute production and talent discussions are underway for the second annual Paris Photo Los Angeles. And what better city than Los Angeles ¬–a mecca for creatives, is there to champion the 2014…


Stuck? Think Stock.


WHAT’S IN YOUR PORTFOLIO? EVALUATE AND DIVERSIFY. At the 2013 PDN PhotoPlus Expo I sat in on a remarkable seminar, “Today’s Changing Marketplace For your Photographs,” presented by Mary Virginia Swanson. The one-hour session was, for me, terribly short and it would have been divine to spend a weekend at a retreat to grab note…

Clown Image Paris Photo Focal Press 06 Jan 2014 IMG_5927

Simply Gorgeous – More Than Just Eye Candy, Paris Photo 2013


Sumptuous Fair Looking back at the inventory of art exhibitions, photo expos and openings offered in 2013 and evaluating what was the most impressive, I say, hands down, it was the French capital’s Paris Photo – a 4-day annual fete of tantalizing imagery. The 17th edition of the fair revealed the most delicious assortment of…


COMPOSITION AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING : An exercise for the emerging photographer in travel portraiture


Hopefully you have been mastering “the dance” as proposed in Exercise #1; the dance being your ability to capture an image while your body moves in ways that allow for unusual approaches to documentation. If you missed it, or any part of “Capturing The Light” in my prior blog which can be found here []….


Light and Play: Portrait Study in Travel Photography


An exercise for the emerging photographer Eye to Eye The opportunity to travel is, in my opinion, one of the greatest pleasures on the planet. And the opportunity to document it – to preserve that moment in time – is unparalleled. Please note that this article is dedicated to the emerging photographer and is written…

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