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Tin type photography of photographer Rodrigo Gaya Villar with his Fujifilm camera. On set with photographer Forest Casey in Los Angeles..

Rodrigo Gaya b.1987 is a freelance photographer and director residing in South Florida focused on creating authentic lifestyle imagery for diverse clients.

​Rodrigo's work is influenced by his travels and experiences throughout the world, especially his recent time spent in Mexico. He has developed a keen eye for capturing people in their natural surroundings and enjoys sharing the stories of those he photographs.

​Although Rodrigo's training was in photojournalism, he has expanded his skill set to encompass various other areas of photography, including fine art prints and freelance commissions. ​His passion for photography is evident in every piece he creates, and he is always eager to take on new challenges and capture the beauty of the world around him. He's currently working on his first photobook project, Vochos Unidos, which is set to be released soon.

With an experience perspective and dedication to his craft, he produces stunning imagery that captures the essence of contemporary life.

Rodrigo poses for a tintype portrait in LA in 2018. Photo by Forest Casey/Magnolia Tintype


Over 1000+ events & assignments over an 18 year career, Rodrigo has 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, and enjoying time with his family.


Email to start planning right away, last minute calls welcome.

*Current rates vary according to scope, complexity, & availability: 

Photography  /  Video

One or Both

Hourly:    $350 /  + $250

Half Day (4hrs):    $1000 /  + $700

Day Rate (8hrs):    $3500 /  + $1200

Fine Art Prints

Edition Rates

1/1    $3500

1/3    $1000

1/9     $550

1/30    $150

Studio Portraits

30min Sessions

1 Person/ 1 Look    $150

2 P/ 2L    $300

Art Booth

Fairs & Galleries Pricing by Booth Size:

  • SIZE A: $500 for 7-12 images, 40-100 sqm

  • SIZE B: $650 for 12-18 images,  101-140 sqm


"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  |  +1 786 - 669 - 0977

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Client List



Agustina Woodgate

Angeles Almuna Weil

Animo Ventures 

Aqua di Gio

Archipielago MX

Arsht Center

Art Production Fun

Beyond Van Gogh Miami

Bridge Initiative

Broward Cultural Center


Bal Harbor Shops 

Carolina Herrera

Carlos Garcia Noriega Bueno

Chivas Regal


Design District Miami

Faena Miami Beach

Galeria Mascota

Harper's Bazaar

Human Rights Watch

King Toledo

Luxe Fete 

Mansion Miami Beach 


Miami Design Shop

Miami Design District

Michigan Radio



Neiman Marcus Miami 

Ocean Drive Magazine

Opium Group Miami

Pierson Design

Quiksilver MX

Roxy MX

Resolute Ventures

Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Soho Beach House

Sony Music Miami


TheVenture City

Trópico Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival

Visa Franchise

Vetted Biz

World RedEye

World Wingsuit League

WYN317 Gallery

Young Arts Center

Zumba Wear

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