Cy Karrat was born and raised in Upstate New York where his parents immigrated from Lebanon. His passion for photography started young and led him to study photography and film at the NYU Tisch School of Arts in New York and Paris. This culminated in his thesis work showcased at NYU’s Gulf and Western Galleries. An industry staple for almost two decades, Cy launched his career as a First-Assistant to world-renowned photographers. Cy has worked on large-scale shoots for global brands, magazines and celebrities on locations and in studios around the world. During this time, Cy gained the expertise that has shaped the style of photography that he delivers today.
Cy is a skillful image-maker, known for his expert ability to capture moments showcasing his subjects and brands. He has an inherent ability to connect with clients, models and celebrities. Whether it’s on location or in studio, his skillful integration of subject, lighting and ability to bring the team together, produces the highest quality results. He creates authentic and natural moments that blur the line between fine art and advertising.
Global editorials, movie advertising campaigns, celebrity portraits, signature womenswear and menswear campaigns, look books, e-commerce are highlights of Cy’s industry work.
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