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Rick Friedman

"Location Lighting"


Rick Friedman Photography
138 West Canton St.
Boston, MA 02118 USA

Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist for decades. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, he travels the world for numerous publications, corporations, advertising assignments and film and television productions. His published work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nature, USA Today, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Stern, Discover and many other publications.  He has produced over 75 book and magazine covers and worked on 13 film productions.

Rick is a Chimera Lighting Visionary, a PNY Ambassador and a Dynalite VIP. Rick is known for his portraits of politicians, academic, authors, scientists and celebrities. He has photographed every U.S. presidential candidate from President Jimmy Carter to President Donald Trump.  A recent issue of "Professional ImageMaker" magazine features a 7 page article written and photographed by Rick. He is the past President of the Boston Press Photographers Association and has won awards from the American Society of Media Photographers, the National Press Photographers Association, and the Boston Press Photographers Association. He has work appeared in many exhibitions and is in the permanent collection of the Newseum in Washington, DC, Harvard University, and many private collections.  Rick recently had 15 images in the juried show "Presidential Hopefuls in the 21st Century" "One of the greatest things about being a photojournalist is the great variety of assignments, the people I get to cover and the places I get to go. “I truly have the best job in the world". Rick writes the lighting blog “Tuesday's Tips”, you can follow his work at www.rickfriedman.com and on Facebook & Instagram. Contact:  rick@rickfriedman.com 

Rick has been teaching his "Location Lighting Workshops" for the past 15years across the US, UK and Canada.  Rick has taught thousands of people practical lighting.  His sponsors have included Canon, ASMP, SWPP, Dynalite, PocketWizard, Chimera, Sekonic,  ExpoImaging, Sunbounce, Rosco, PNY, LensBaby and ThinkTank.  Rick presented his “Location Lighting Workshops™” on “Creative Live”, “B&H TV.” and on numerous photo podcasts.