Raymond Patrick is now a global photographer based in New York and has traveled and shot in 45 countries and over 300 cities worldwide. He's had assignments in such diverse locations such as Marrakesh, The Maldives, Shanghai, Berlin, South Africa, Iceland, Seoul, Stockholm, Sicily, Lisbon, The Balearic Islands, San Sebastian, Saigon, Paris, Botswana, Buenos Aires, Tokyo and all over Japan, 15 Caribbean islands, and Italy- about 12 times.
Raymond has had countless noteworthy photographic assignments shooting for prestigious global clients. A few of these include Kamakura Shirts Japan, Taj Dubai, sailing the Carribean on a 72 ft Hinckley for Fortune; heli-snowboarding the Alps for Conde Nast Traveller UK - hiking up the famous Col St. Bernard in the western Alps (Napoleon crossed it) in a heavy snowstorm wearing a camera pack with snowboard attached to photograph the Grand St. Bernard Monastery and Monks at the top - then snowboarding down. He went on Safari at Jacks's Camp by jeep and plane in the Kalahari Desert for National Geographic Traveler. He's photographed Ferran Adria - considered the world's most renowned chef; photographed a Lexus GS Hybrid at the Toyota test track near Mt. Fuji at over 150 MPH - in the cockpit; to photographing the iconoclast Anthony Bourdain and having a drink with him.
Raymond's clients have included Kamakura Shirts Japan, Forevermark Diamonds, Zodia Golf Japan, Lexus cars in Japan, IBM, Belmond, Taj Hotels, Conde Nast Traveller UK, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler and Ichinomiya Kougyo Kabushiki Gaisha (steel company, Japan). His images have even appeared in Vogue China and Taiwan.
Raymond has extensive experience traveling the world, shooting in extreme conditions ranging from hi-altitude snowy conditions via helicopter and snowboard; to sailing in constantly changing tropical weather; coping with dusty, dry, hot and cold conditions on safari and enduring extremely hot and humid conditions in southeast Asia. It's about anticipating changing weather and light; overcoming difficult situations and creating in the moment, original, authentic, magical pictures. Nothing creates a more favorable situation than experience to excel in the changing environments of this planet.