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His work has been featured in National Geographic and recently chosen for there permanent stock collection. Most of his work consists of jazz photography, travel photography and dance performance events . His work has been described as making the invisible visible. Currently he is the senior staff photographer for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, the club photographer for the Birdland Jazz club in New York City and the official photographer for the Newport and Exit 0 International Jazz Festivals. He is currently represented by the HP Garcia gallery in New York City. Richard has earned a Masters and Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For the past few years he has worked on assignment for several travel organizations. His work has been published in the New York Times, NPR Radio, Down Beat magazine, Jazz Times magazine and numerous other magazine publications and album covers the most recent with Verve Records. His camera of choice, the Nikon D3s and D3. All the photos on this site are copyrighted. If you are interested in using his photos you contact him at; His work can also be viewed on flickr at He has never taken a photography lesson in his life.

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