Marianne Rafter is a photographer / director based in New York and Oslo. Marianne was born in Norway and began her career in Oslo within the arts and advertisement such as graphic design, animation and illustration. She studied graphic design concept one semester at St. Joost art school in Holland and worked in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was however in photography that Marianne excelled and where her true joy and passion was found. After graduating from Parsons School of Design New York in photography, Marianne has been making a living with her cameras, often directing as much as shooting stills.