Rick is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans where he studied architecture and business. After graduating he simultaneously pursued careers as a Professional Aviator and Professional Photographer. He has traveled the world as a Naval Aviator (Command qualified on land and sea aircraft), Airline Captain and Professional Photographer. He has received the "Excellence in Imaging Degree" from the Professional Photographer's of America, "Master of Photography Degree" from PPofA, and the "Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence" from the Florida Professional Photographer's Association. Rick's photographic work has been published by Kodak, Fuji Film-USA, Air Line Pilot's Association, Aviation Safety Institute,Delta Air Lines, Wells Fargo, Professional Photographers of America and numerous other commercial clients.
After 25 years as a published portrait, beauty,glamour, fashion photographer, and Aviation illustrator, Rick has chosen to concentrate on international stock and travel images and commercial assignments. He takes a particular interest in the people and cultures of the world and is proud to have made friends everywhere he travels. Rick is available for assignment worldwide for both commercial and event photography. Corporate portraits can be scheduled in my studio on Fleming Island,FL south of Jacksonville,FL or on location. Corporate Events are welcome with a full team of professional staff available including video services.