Ray Baldino is the owner and operator of Baldino Studios, located in beautiful Cocoa Beach, Florida. The 1800 square foot commercial studio holds an exceptional reputation in Florida, based on Ray's superior photography and the clientele to which we cater.
Just some of Ray’s previous clientele include large corporate leaders such as the Chairman of Universal Studios, the CEO of the Harris Corporation, President of the Senate, Mike Hariodopolos, the CEO of Ron Jon, and the Director of the Kennedy Space Center.
Ray is also known for his work with celebrities such as Kelly Slater, the 11 time world surfing champion, musician Boots Randolph, “Dance Fever” Host Deney Terrio, songwriter Tony Macaulay, The Hobgood Brothers, President J.F. Kennedy’s personal photographer Cecil Stoughton, Astronaut Bruce Melnick, and professional wrestler Jim Myers a.k.a. “George the Animal Steel.”
He designed and photographed over forty-seven magazine covers as well as advertisements for Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Audi. He has done multiple CD Covers and brochure advertisements for high-end hotels.The studio specializes in fine art portraiture, commercial photography, digital painting, and, of course, our client relationships. We are selected by the finest clients due to our professionalism, quality, and ability to perform in studio or on location anywhere in the country.
Ray is certified by Professional Photographers of America and holds the Photographic Excellence Degree as well as a Florida Service Award. He teaches workshops for professional photographers on successful business practices and modern painting techniques.
In 2009, he published a 180 page book called Brick by Brick, which documented fifty-five local celebrities in Brevard County complete with interviews. The book’s photography was exhibited in the Brevard Art Museum in 2009 with thirty life size images on display for three weeks.
In 2012, he published his second book, which was to raise awareness o the emotional and physical needs for breast cancer patients. The book contained images of over 60 women that were in different stages of breast cancer, and included inspiring quotations from the ladies. The book generated funds for local breast cancer charities and organizations, along with providing comfort to ladies as it is placed in doctors’ offices, in support groups, and next to chemotherapy chairs.
Ray’s work has recently won many international competitions, including one of his signature painted pieces, “It Takes Two,” which is currently in the 2012 International Loan Collection. This is considered one of the highest honors to a photographer.© 2013 Baldino Studios • All rights reserved