Elizabeth Ray Photography » New Orleans/ Austin/ San Francisco Photography

  • Photogtraphy is an illusion of reality we create in our own private world.The raw materials are light and time. What is captured can’t exist one second before or after.


Brian & Katy : Race & Religious {New Orleans,LA}

Katy – One word to describe Brian Dedicated Brian –View full post »

David & Brittany : Sacred Heart Chapel & The Wolff Ballroom {Grand Coteau}

David & Brittany! Love this wedding!!!!! Sacred Heart Chapel in Grand Coteau &  The Wolff  Ballroom inView full post »

Devin & Crystal : Race and Religious: Felicity Church {New Orleans, LA}

Devin – One word to describe Crystal – Riveting Crystal – one word to describeView full post »

Liza & Joe : Race & Religious : {New Orleans,LA}

Brooke Casey Weddings Race and Religious Bouffant Beauty & Barber Joel Catering Elizabeth RayView full post »

Casey & Tara : Beauregard-Keyes House {New Orleans, LA}

Tara – One word to describe Casey- The sweetest (so much sweeter than IView full post »

Jolie & Elizabeth Spring 2015 Look-Book Shoot

Location: Audubon Park : In front of the Children’s Fountain built in 1921View full post »

Carly & Evan : Spring Ranch {Little River, CA}

Evan – One word to describe Carly –  spectacular Carly – One word to describeView full post »

Kris & Kamila : Pharmacy Museum & Napoleon House {New Orleans, LA}

LOVE + New Orleans + Second Line + Plastic Trumpets + Portrait Magic + Courtyards +KRIS &View full post »

Jonathan & Abby : Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

Jonathan – One word to describe Abby: Beautiful Abby – One word to describeView full post »

Kelsey & Joel : Deer Run at Cypress Creek : {Wimberley, TX}

Kelsey: One word to describe Joel – Inspiring Joel: One word to describe Kelsey –View full post »

Stephen & Jamie : Marigny Opera House {New Orleans, LA}

Stephen- one word to describe Jamie: Inspired Jamie – One word to describeView full post »

Brittany Winter Bridal Session : Garden District {New Orleans}

Brittany and I dreamed up a fun winter Bridal Session in the Garden District!   It’s a winter Dream!!!  BrittanyView full post »

Pretty Lil Pictures of Nola

one of my dreams for this year is to shoot more Art and also get into painting!     So yay I’mView full post »

Craig & Jaci- Portrait Session @Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

Jaci – one word to describe Craig: Calming Craig – one word to describe Jaci:View full post »

Chris & Giselle – Vista West Ranch – {Dripping Springs, TX}

Giselle – One word to describe Chris Can I use three? Charming,View full post »

VOGUE FEATURE!! Best Wedding Photos from 2014!!!!!

It’s a Christmas Dream come true!! I got selected to be in Vogue’s best wedding photos from 2014!!    Oh myView full post »

Jon & Shawna : City Park! {New Orleans, LA}

Jon & Shawna!! City Park Wedding with Skulls, tacos, and Pinatas!!! These two are incredble artists!! check outView full post »

Peter & Leah : Cornstalk Hotel & Galvez Restaurant {New Orleans, LA}

Peter – One word to describe Leah: Passionate Leah – One word to describe Peter:View full post »

Meaghan & Ariel : River’s Bend Retreat Center {Philo, CA}

Meaghan – One word to describe Ariel snugglfric ArielView full post »

Jamie’s Bridal Session!! Fountainbleau State Park {Mandeville, LA}

Swamp Beach meets Bohemian Bridal skulls, gold flowers, palmettos,  and seahorses! Flowers, LocationsView full post »

Ryan & Sontera!!! Bourbon Orleans {New Orleans}

::This Wedding is A French Quarter DREAM: Sontera: One word to describe Ryan Passionate  Ryan: OneView full post »

Hayden & Cait : Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

Love this wedding!! It was the perfect blend of Audubon Park and Race and Religious!! + the cutest dogView full post »

Jay & Stratton : Dunleith Plantation {Natchez, MS}

Dreamy Mississippi Plantation Wedding ~Dunleith ~ …Natchez, MS…. Jay: one word toView full post »


I’m one of those people that needs to rearrange their house  on a whim.  I woke  up this week and couldn’tView full post »

Hayden & Cait! Sneak Peek!! Race & Religious {New Orleans, LA}

Photos in Dreamy Audubon Park + Reception @ Race & Religious!View full post »

Peter and Colleen : Cow Track Ranch : {Nicasio, CA}

Congratulations Peter & Colleen!! Ranch! + Love + Games + dreamy vintage decor  ♥   Cow Track Ranch  ♥    PlumView full post »

Ross & Natalie! Greene Family Camp {Bruceville, TX}

Natalie and Ross! ♥ Greene Family Camp {Bruceville, TX} ♥ Planner: Beau-Tied Events Caterer: Salt Lick BBQ Flowers:View full post »

Fritz & Dari! Sneak Peek!! @the Chicory {New Orleans}

~ how dreamy to be married on a rooftop overlooking the city at sunset~View full post »

Santos Crown Shoot with Kerry!

The Birth of Venus, Santos Crowns, and Jean Lafitte Swamp of course (When Kerry and I shoot the themes make senseView full post »

Bryan & Sarah! french quarter {New Orleans}

Sarah & Bryan ♥ Getting Ready: Kerlerec House Ceremony: Washington Square Park Second Line through the QuarterView full post »

Dreamy Vintage Car Shoot in New Orleans

Red Lipstick! + 1957 chevy! + the two most perfect  models: @nolachick & @dustang1965 If you hang out with themView full post »

Candice & Bo : Vista Del Paraiso {Nosara Costa Rica}

Candice & Bo!!   @Vista Del Paraiso ~The perfect setting~ Sunshine, coconuts, & love Lots of love to: NosaraView full post »

David & Brittany! Academy of the Sacred Heart & A beautiful field {Grand Coteau, LA}

a love shoot in Grand Coteau  #dreamy #fields #sunset #sparklers Brittany : One word to describeView full post »

Candice & Bo! Shoot in Nosara {Costa Rica}

So excited to post the shoot we did before the wedding We wanted to explore and really the scenery was like walkingView full post »

Sneak Peek! Sarah & Bryan – French Quarter Wedding {New Orleans}

I can’t handle how much i love this wedding    congrats Bryan and Sarah!View full post »

Michael & Sarah : The Lake House {Mandeville, LA}

Michael & Sarah *Dreamy Southern Wedding  at The Lake House* Tell us about your weddingView full post »

Sneak Peek! Pin up shoot with Marielle {Nola Chick}

Oh la la! What a perfect shoot!! The complete set soon….View full post »

Jonathan & Brittany! Sneak Peek! Race & Religious {New Orleans}

#thatdress! Jonathan & Brittany! Ya’ll were so much to shoot ! congrats to such a lovely couple! ThanksView full post »

Bo & Candice ! Sneak Peek! Exploring Nosara {costa rica}

been working on the photos from Candice & Bo’s Costa Rican dream wedding This is a lil sneak peek of theView full post »

Chris & Sarina : Preservation Resource Center {New Orleans}

 Bird Nest Headpiece + Oysters +  wait till you see the dreamy Indian Mandap! Dreamin’ big with this bright andView full post »

Claire & Greg : Preservation Hall {New Orleans}

Preservation Hall! & Hermann Grima House {american horror story madam laurie house} This wedding was an explosionView full post »

Danielle & Jamey : Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

love! Jamey & Danielle are wonderful people. Congrats again ya’llView full post »

~ 2013 Art ~

It’s been a lovely busy year. This morning I sat down and went through a bunch of folders and found tons of theView full post »

Ron & Elisa : French Quarter Wedding Chapel & Sylvain {New Orleans}

Congrats to Ron and Elisa!! It was a beautiful Halloween Day Wedding! Locations: Hotel Monetleone, French QuarterView full post »

Westbrook & Emily – boats, beaches, lacma {Los Angeles}

love. this. shoot. #dogsbowties, #boatlove #beachmagic One word to describe Westbrook –View full post »

Jay & Emily! French Quarter & Rosy’s Jazz Hall {new orleans} sneak peek!

great wedding this past weekend!! #theyposedwithasnake #itwasamazing!!!!  snake photo coming soonView full post »

New Orleans Elopement {sneak peek}

I am loving this elopement from over the weekend!! French Quarter Dreamin’View full post »

Technicolor Hearts!

Technicolor Hearts { from: Austin,Texas} ribbons, string, dreamcatchers, hearts, fountains, & Anne Rice’sView full post »

Randy & Leah – Rosy’s Jazz Hall – {New Orleans}

Randy – One word to describe Leah – Home Leah – One word to describe Randy TheView full post »

Scott & Wendy – The Country Club of Louisiana {Baton Rouge}

The Country Club of Louisiana {Baton Rouge} country clubs +  pink sparkly shoes + roseView full post »

Jolie & Elizabeth Fall 2013 Look Book

Fall Holiday 2013 Look Book Beauregard-KeyesView full post »

Tommy & Jeesun – Hotel Mazarin {New Orleans}

Hotel Mazarin + Candlelight + French Quarter Guest Appearance: Santa Claus   Jeesun – OneView full post »

Voodoo Doll Boudoir

Voodoo Doll Boudoir The Boudoir Site is finally ready!!!  Love love love!    The promo shoots were so much fun!!  View full post »

Umbrellas and Oceans

Umbrellas, Oceans, & Dreams {double exposures!} in love model: rebecca  location: lakeView full post »

Models Needed

Hello Pin-ups If I could write this in pearls and diamonds I would.  Ladies, it was  time for aView full post »

Jamey & Danielle : French Quarter {New Orleans}

French Quarter + Love Danielle- One Word To Describe Jamey: Beloved Jamey-View full post »

Summer Fun! Looking for a model with a lovely profile!

I’m looking to explore  this concept more : double exposures and portraits….  looking forView full post »

Denton Hatcher & The Soapbox Blues

www.dentonhatcher.com Locations: Snake N Jakes – nola Zen Garden  – nola Laurel Valley MuseumView full post »

Amy & Patrick! Race & Religious Wedding {new orleans}

…. love , oysters, candles, & a second line … Amy – One word to describeView full post »