A Brooklyn born, family man with a passion for photography.

RJ was and is born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He began his journey into photography by one day finding is father's old 35mm camera and never looked back.

With a background in acting it was only a perfect fit for RJ to start photographing headshots and it did not take long before these actors started working and RJ because a sought after name in the industry.

The art of photography lies in the creation of something unique and real. Through encouraging comfortability, confidence, and authenticity in those he works with, RJ Lewis is able to generate images that allow the world to see how amazing his clients truly are as well as provide high quality photos that have the potential to help launch future careers in the industry. RJ is always looking to create something unique. Not only does he continue to push his own boundaries, but everyone who steps in front of his camera. It is a true team collaboration when working with RJ. RJ will create something meaningful that leaves an impact on the viewer.

Whether he is photographing actors, models, corporate, fashion, commercial, etc... The one main constant in all of his images in connection. The connection he makes with the subject and the connection the audience makes with that image the photographer and the subject created.

The truest inspiration in his life is his son. Its who keeps him getting up in the morning and striving to be a better photographer, a better dad and person.

Collaborations With:


Paradigm Talent Agency

Wilhelmina Artists

Wasserman Talent Agency

EWH Management

Ave B Talent

Bright Artist Management

The Actors Project

Actors Connection

Time Out New York


Clients Featured In:

Blue Bloods

Law and Order SVU

Chicago Fire

Chicago Med

Chicago PD


Orange is the New Black

Madame Secretary

House of Cards


The Black List

Hallmark Christmas Movies

and countless other film and television productions.

Stage Credits Include:

The Lion King

The King and I



The Phantom of the Opera

and countless other Broadway and off- Broadway productions.

What They Are Saying

My rep Avenue B Talent highly recommended RJ photography for new headshots. After scheduling a two-hour session, I can understand why he was so 'high in demand'!...I can honestly say that RJ is a world class photographer. Please meet with RJ before looking elsewhere. He's a shining star in this industry!

Neil Jan (Actor - Ave B Talent)