Trey Ratcliff is a photographer, artist, writer and adventurer with over 7 million followers and his photos have been viewed over 140 billion times. Ratcliff had the first HDR photograph to hang in the Smithsonian Museum before they went on to display his Burning Man images.
His fine art, a multi million dollar business, is collected by people all around the world including professional sports stars and celebrities like Edward Norton and Leonardo DiCaprio. Trey’s images examine the tension between this reality and another. He is driven to help spread consciousness and love around the world.
Each day, Trey posts a new photo to his website, StuckInCustoms.com , the world’s #1 Travel Photography blog, which receives over one million monthly page views. During travels, Trey often has live events where he gives art talks that are full of crazy stories from everything from Burning Man to being arrested in China. The talks are inspirational and help encourage people to find themselves and presence through creativity.
JJ Abrams - Director & Writer – Lost, Alias, Fringe, Star Trek, Super 8, some Star Warses
"Trey’s images are other-worldly, mind-blowing creations that, at first glance, appear to be some digital trompe l’oeil; a Photoshop trickery post production creation. But no, Ratcliff’s photographs — through techniques he freely shares — are inspiring and real. Something which makes them all the more incredible."
Hans Zimmer - Composer – Gladiator, Batman, Inception, Dunkirk, Interstellar, Planet Earth II, Man of Steel and so many more...
"Trey’s pictures are a daily source of inspiration for me. I can’t count the times that I’ve gotten stuck in my writing and, as I sit there staring at my computer screen desperately trying to think of the next idea, the screensaver kicks in with one of Trey’s images, and the shapes and colors triggered something in me that got me to the next note…"
Steve Wozniak - Co-founder, Apple Computer Inc. Philanthropist, Silicon Valley Icon and "The Woz"
"To me, it’s great art."
Patrick Rothfuss - Author – The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear, The Doors of Stone
"Someone once told me that a photographer is an artist that paints with light. I never understood what that meant until I saw Trey’s work."