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Luc-Richard Elie


Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Luc-Richard Elie moved to Los Angeles in 1998 where he became a stand-out Track and Field athlete at West LA College, while also serving as an Army Reservist.

Looking for change of pace, Luc-Richard enrolled in the New York Film Academy in January 2013 to pursue Photography.  Immediately after graduating NYFA, Luc-Richard Elie began assisting full time for several Commercial Advertising and Editorial photographers while also interning at Sync Photo Rental. Six months later he opened his own Film and Photo Rental Studio called Concrete Studios LA in the Downtown Arts District.

His work has been published internationally with Ten Magazine in Barcelona, as well The New York Times, Angeleno Magazine, and several covers for BackStage Magazine featuring various celebrities.

Program Studied at NYFA: Photography
Program Type: 1-Year Conservatory in Photography
Year Attended/Graduated: 2013
Location: Los Angeles
Highlights: Concrete Studios LA, The New York Times



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