Rafal Ostrowski grew up in Europe's Poland before coming to New York City 20 years ago. A Visualist at heart, his Design degree heavily influenced by Scandinavian simplicity, greatly compliments his bold & clean shooting style through unique composition and subtle hints of minimalism.
RAFAL'S LIFESTYLE & EDITORIAL PORTFOLIO ENCOMPASSES PROJECTS AND LOOKBOOKS FOR INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRANDS FROM PHARRELL WILLIAMS' BBC BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB GLOBAL STAPLE, VH1’S TWINNING CASTMEMBER LIFESTYLE EDITORIALS TO CUTTING EDGE EUROPEAN STREETWEAR & HAMPTONS SURF CULTURE IMPRINTS. HE VISUALLY DIRECTED & PHOTOGRAPHED HIGH FASHION TALENT GREG NAWRAT (GUCCI, PRADA, CANALI), MICHELLE WILSON & WOJTEK CZERSKI (J.CREW, DIOR) ALONG WITH GOLDEN GLOBE & EMMY NOMINATED CELEBRITY ACTOR WEDDINGS.
His fashion flair goes hand in hand with his bold & beautiful wedding approach. Rafal's wedding captures have been published in print and digital media such as The Knot, Snapknot, Wedding Wire & Love Inc. Magazine while his lifestyle & fashion accolades can be seen on Hypebeast, Complex and Highsnobiety, amongst others.
TO DATE, RAFAL'S WEDDING CAPTURES WON FIVE AWARDS GLOBALLY THAT COLLECTIVELY RECOGNIZE SOME OF THE BEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY WORLDWIDE. HIS IMAGES HAVE BEEN FEATURED BY FOUR SEASONS AND GLOBALLY RENOWNED TOP COUTURE BRIDAL DESIGNERS GALIA LAHAV & PNINA TORNAI.
Rafal's been selected among Top 26 New York Wedding Photographers for 2016 & 2017 and the winner of Best of Brooklyn Award 2016 in the Photography category. He's listed on Fearless Photographers which is a directory of the best wedding photographers in the world.