Light, Subject, Moment.
Whether on a street photography session in Mexico City, editorial commissioned work for companies and organizations in Miami, or creating artwork for art galleries and collectors around the world, Rodrigo's organic documentary approach documents natural yet dynamic moments in his images.
Documentary freelance photographer Rodrigo Gaya Villar uses his decades of experience to showcase the magic of the everyday through photographic storytelling.
Currently available for commissioned work
Angeles Almuna Weil
Aqua di Gio
Art Production Fun
Beyond Van Gogh Miami
Broward Cultural Center
Bal Harbor Shops
Carlos Garcia Noriega Bueno
Design District Miami
Faena Miami Beach
Human Rights Watch
Mansion Miami Beach
Miami Design District
Neiman Marcus Miami
Ocean Drive Magazine
Opium Group Miami
Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Soho Beach House
Sony Music Miami
Trópico Music Festival
Ultra Music Festival
World Wingsuit League
Young Arts Center
"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished, there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again."
- Henri Cartier Bresson
Based in South Florida, Rodrigo has covered 1000+ events & assignments over an 18 year career, focused on an organic, documentary-styled approach in various work environments. From Miami, to New York, LA to Mexico City, Rodrigo has made images for Music Festivals, Restaurants, Night Clubs, Hotels, Corporate Experiences, Arenas, Charities, and everything in between. Recently, he's spent time working and traveling in Mexico City.
Email to start planning right away, last minute calls welcome.
Current rates vary according to scope, complexity, & availability:
First Hour: $450
(additional hrs subject to discount pricing)
Full-day rate: $3200
b. June 1987, Miami FL
Gayaman Visual Studio, LLC - Since Jan 2016
World Redeye, Contract Photographer, 2010-15
BA Communication Studies, University of Michigan 2009
Staff Photographer, Associate/Managing Photo Editor, The
Michigan Daily 2005-09
Wet Hot - 2022 - KDR305 Gallery, Miami
Florida Room No. 1 - 2022 - KDR305 Gallery, Miami
- 2019 - Wyn317 Gallery, group show
Megalith - 2015 - Wyn317 Gallery, Miami, group show
Light Water Reflection
2015 - Release Show, Miami Design Shop