We had the good fortune of connecting with Raz Azraai and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Raz, can you talk to us a bit about the social impact of your business?
I believe with my passion of photography and music including my photography business is : inspiring people to truly be themselves with no remorse. the art of truly embracing your personality by having me take your pictures in a very unconventional and edgy way. the art of taking the risk and explore your creativity on top of having to have a day jobs etc.
with the music that I create, it helps people embrace their emotions,
with the photographs I make, it helps people embrace their true personality with no holds barred.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I am a musician and a photographer. A creative that embraces my rural island upbringing from the Borneo Island that enjoys hardcore and punk shows into flying to LA to pursue music professionally and now having my own photography business and work with music artist and the fashion world. It all comes together into my love of creation in a very extreme way, the music I do and the photos I take aren’t very conventional but still has a touched of polished look and feel to it. A little danger to something beautiful.
The lessons I have learned is to be unapologetically yourself and be kind to everyone as everyone is literally fighting for something.
I am available for hire for photography work and my work can be seen at www.dancefloormurder.com
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
A couple of random illegal punk shows in LA. A few lagers at Bar Stella in Silverlake and endless amount of steak. Eat quality meat and be healthy.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My parents and myself for being able to take risks.
Instagram: @dancefloormurder @raz_azraai
Photos by Raz Azraai @dancefloormurder