|Rae studied photography and graphic design at Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver, B.C. After 3 years, she dropped out to pursue her love of skydiving. Her moves took her to London England, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto, where she worked as an adrep for NOW Magazine.
In 2004, before the trend, Rae bought a house and moved to Hamilton, starting her own Website Design and Photography Business, StylinDESIGN. Working closely with small business throughout the region, she returned to her photography roots and incorporated her unique eye into each website.
Her website and design clients included five of Hamilton’s Business Improvement Areas, among other clients and her work garnered two nominations and an Honorary Mention at the Hamilton Tourism Awards. A brief list of clients includes:
As the business grew, she decided to move full time into photography, offering staff, product, portrait and event photography. lumaRae Photography specializes in in-studio and on-site photography for small business and independent business people.
Rae recently redeveloped an industrial building in Hamilton’s North End to house her expanded photography studio.