My name is Rajah Samaroo and I love telling stories through film. Whether it’s a brand story, a commercial, a documentary, or a film aimed at festivals, I enjoy bringing my perspective and comprehensive experience to any project. I pride myself on a beauty-first approach that is more than simply aesthetic beauty. It is using light in nuanced ways to enhance the world that is captured, it is finding a deeper meaning to imagery that evokes power, it is portraying people in their most authentic element, it is using camera movement to motivate moment, it is creating lyrical flow, and it is done with the voice of confidence.
Having traveled from Iceland and India to Shanghai and Guyana, I've settled in a most beautiful corner of the world located in Southern Massachusetts with my wife and daughter. Being a father is the most joy of my life and they are my favorite subjects to capture.
Beyond that, I enjoy day trips around New England in the summers and vacations to my home country of Guyana in the winters. I prefer to explore the world on foot and on water by kayak. 
Since I started my journey eighteen years ago at Mass Art, I have been constantly polishing my filmmaking process to master the craft and refine my artistry.
Demo Reel 2021
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What others say...
"Rajah knows how to tell your story Video and get people emotionally drawn into wanting to keep watching from the beginning to end."
- Christi Berry
"'Parallel' is a beautiful cinematic tone poem that fiercely champions the idea of everlasting love. It's a stunning achievement in romantic sci-fi."
- Philip Smolen, Rogue Cinema Review
"... people were blown away at your cinematography, especially on the big screen.  What you did for this project was amazing in terms of support and making everything 'Raj good.'   Plus you're a wonderful person to have on set!  We couldn't have done this without you is not an overstatement."
- Tom Anastasi, Spin the Plate Producer
"He was extremely professional and his work is amazing. I was so happy with the end result of his work. I highly recommend him"
- Laysa Neto
"Rajah is an amazing Cinematographer! His work made me value my art even more! He is professional, punctual, and gives so much more value. He can also help you get to the core of your story so it is expressed cinematically to the best quality for any need. Highly recommended!"
- Hollis
Personal Stories
My amazing daughter "Daenerys" playing with mom during golden hour
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