Raúl is an award winning photographer. His work has been on covers and in such magazines as Time, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Vogue. Several of his portraits are collected in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. Raúl has shot many musical people including Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, David Byrne and James Taylor. He has received a Gold Key National Award for Interior Architecture. Raúl has won a Clio Award for Directing. Recently he has distinguished himself with his fine art Abstract work by several art showcases. Raúl has donated photo art to the Annenberg Space for Photography for an Aids benefit. He has co-curated 2 photo exhibits to benefit the City Hearts Foundation at the Leica Gallery.