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Daily Inspiration: Meet Ray Sampson aka The Black Picasso

Today we’d like to introduce you to Ray Sampson aka The Black Picasso. 

Hi Ray, so excited to have you with us today. What can you tell us about your story?
I started 7 years ago with music videos in mind, then after I went to school for digital media, I discovered the vast variety of different jobs within the photography/videography field. Since then, I have covered close to 100 weddings, and countless celebrities. 

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle-free, but so far would you say the journey has been a fairly smooth road?
It hasn’t been necessarily smooth, but I have not struggled either. I’ve been enjoying the process of learning more and more every step of the way. 

Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I am an all-around artist. I do professional photography, videography, acting, and music. I specialize in every area of expertise. I’m known as CS Real in the music industry and am known as The Black Picasso in the visual media industry. 

I am most proud of my work with several celebrities, high-end events, fashion shows, creative photo sessions, and I’ve done over 90 weddings. 

What sets me apart from others is I produce high-end luxury products; I like to say I create art with images. I don’t just do regular photo sessions, I set the mood with my clients because I feel that the way that you feel on the inside shows through your eyes in the portraits. 

Is there something surprising that you feel even people who know you might not know about?
Something a lot of people don’t know is that I actually love doing music more than creating visuals. Music is and always will be my first love. 


  • Photography $225 and up
  • Videography $250 and up
  • Events $100 per hour
  • Wedding packages $1000 and up
  • Music features: Price negotiable

Contact Info:

  • Email:
  • Instagram: @RealVision_Images and @CS_Real
  • Facebook: Real Vision Images
  • Youtube: RealVisionImages & CSReal1
  • SoundCloud: CS Real

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