Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist for over three decades. Based in Boston, 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.
Rick has been teaching his "Location Lighting Workshops™" for the past 12 years across the US and UK. Rick has taught thousands of people his style of practical lighting. The "Location Lighting Workshops™ Tour" has many events over the next few months including the Telluride Photo Festival and the Societies Convention in London. Please look on the "Workshops" page for dates and locations. Workshop sponsors have included Canon, ASMP, SWPP, Columbia College, Hunts Photo, Unique Photo, MidWest Photo, Dynalite, PocketWizard, Chimera, Sekonic, Hoodman, ExpoImaging, Sunbounce, Rosco, PNY, LensBaby and ThinkTank. Rick presented his “Location Lighting Workshops™” on “Creative Live” Rick is a Chimera Lighting
Visionary and a Dynalite VIP.
Rick has photographed every presidential candidate from President Jimmy Carter to the 2016 campaign. "Rick Friedman on the Campaign Stump" is a Photo District News article discussing Rick's coverage of presidential campaigns. The books Hillary Clinton, Infra Structures, and The Gourmet Prescription are a few of his projects. Rick is the past President of the Boston Press Photographers Association. He has won awards from the American Society of Media Photographers, the National Press Photographers Association, and the Boston Press Photographers Association. He has work in the permanent collection of Harvard University and the Newseum in Washington, DC and has had one man shows at Boston City Hall and the Boston Public Library in addition to having his work displayed in numerous other shows.
Rick has photographed several thousand authors, professors, scientists for publications and for major universities. His archives contain one of the largest private collections of portraits of noted academics.
"One of the greatest things about being a freelance photojournalist is the great variety of assignments I get to cover and the places I get to go. I could be covering the President one day, spending the following day with a noted scientist or professor (or both) and the following day over seas on a travel story. I truly have the best job in the world".
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