About Raina

Raina Stinson is an international award winning commercial and fine art photographer.  She is an American, currently based in the south of France.  She is known for creating evocative images that speak to, and often parody, the cultural norms of gender, femininity, and family. Her personal authenticity, empathic connection with people, and intentional use of light and color produce highly stylized, powerful and thought provoking imagery. 

Awards and Exhibitions

Raina has received numerous awards in recognition of her work, and has exhibited around the world. In 2014, Raina was a recipient of the  6th Julia Margaret Cameron International Award for Women Photographers and was awarded first place for the single image category in the international LensCulture Exposure Awards 2014 . Her work has been exhibited at the 2014 3rd International Biennial in Malaga, Spain, the 2015 Photo London, London, UK, and in the prestigious 2016 Foto Biennial in Berlin, Germany.  For a complete list awards and exhibitions please click here


American Society of Media Photographers
Professional Photographers of America