Rashid Belt is a freelance advertising and commercial photographer. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Rashid has studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Cyprus College of Art in Limassol, Cyprus and the International Center of Photography in New York City. His work has been featured in several local and national publications, including Urbanite, Baltimore Magazine. Rashid has always had a creative mind. Entering college as Architecture major he found himself admiring the photographs of the work in which he was studying and soon switched his major to photography. Freelancing for various clients throughout the Maryland, DC, and Virginia area.
Belt is no stranger to the camera or the studio. He is a determined person who has many goals. His inspiration comes from other artists, current events, nature, literature, architecture and technology. His work is conceptual in a simplistic way, curious and explorative. “I have countless ongoing ideas, stories and projects and look forward to seeing completed works as I welcome the challenges that future may hold,” he says. Rashid’s greatest joy is finding the right light, angle and emotion for each subject.