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The Making of Lord of the Flies – Thailand

This is a behind the scenes documentary film about Christopher Ryan’s Lord of the Flies inspired photoshoot in Koh Si Chang, Thailand.  The original project took place in 2018, and was made into a movie poster project exhibited during the 2022 PhotoNOLA Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The first public screening of this documentary film took place at Movie Poster Archives in July of 2023.



Craig Tracy Paints Christopher Ryan

A behind the scenes look at the process of internationally acclaimed bodypainter Craig Tracy painting Christopher Ryan.


NOLA Photographer Puts YOUR Best Foot Forward

Christopher Ryan featured on WGNO’s Good Morning New Orleans discussing the Focus on Feet series and the “Extremities: An Exhibition of Hands and Feet” with reporter Bill Wood. 




The American Dream: Selling New Orleans

Christopher Ryan as a guest discussing his gallery, Arabi Visual Arts.


A Colorful Boy

This is my own production from 2017 combining my three favorite photography genres (urban explorarion, children, and bodypainting) into one video.

2021 Zombie Run in New Orleans

Video of me parading around as The Grinch at the Zombie Run. I always love any excuse to take my clothes off!


About The Author

Christopher Ryan is an international photographer specializing in conceptual portraits in unique environments, such as abandoned buildings and picturesque landscapes. His work breaks the barriers of race, age, and geographic location, capturing the energy and exuberance of the human form. He was influenced by his unusual upbringing in the American South. He seeks to retain the virtues of Southern Charm while abandoning pre-conceived notions of prejudice.