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Richard is available for ethnographic, documentary, advertising, corporate, entertainment, editorial, and journalistic assignments in still, audio, and film. 

 

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Stories

Despite Talks of a Gloomy Future

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “No human being has the moral right to gamble with the fate of other human beings.” Hope you remember The Colonel and Antoinette from the Laundromat? Meeting them an event in itself. Especially in getting to know the Colonel. Yet on that night, we were not alone. There

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“It’s Totally Rad”

From the archives of Project 365 …more than an emerging artisan; she was a community activist. It was a Saturday afternoon. Fifty-one days since my commitment to interview a stranger and publish a story for 365 consecutive days. Lucky that my family had been patient toward a project that was still in its infancy as

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Day 301: Live Life to the Fullest

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “Stop placing blame. Don’t blame others. You can’t blame society and you can’t blame the government. You have to look at yourself in the mirror and realize that you have control over your situation. As soon as you take self-responsibility you enable yourself. You can’t blame others.” Tanner

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“That Is Them!”

From the archives of Project 365 “Hate doesn’t take you anywhere.” 7:30 pm, November 4, 2011: I was with my family and starting to sweat a little. I thought, “here comes a late-nighter” as I tried to find a new friend to interview. We’d been to Home Depot, Target, and Ralph’s grocery store, followed by a

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Day 200: Relax, It’s Gonna Work Out

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “So many people today are ‘self-aware,’ but lack the ability for ‘self-reflection’… when the door is unlocked, at least twist the door handle and check it out. Know yourself and see if it is what you want.” Richard has been glued to his chair for days, retouching images

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Day 172: There is Greatness In All of Us

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I’m studying to be a dentist, and as soon as I finish my education, I intend to return to Cambodia, where I plan to help the poor and the sick, and more importantly, do all I can to stop sex trafficking.” After last night’s quarter tank of fuel

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Day 56: By Chance…or Not

[ From the Archives of 365 ]  “I’ll have no house. I’ll have no stability, and will be traveling—meeting crazy people. Routine and all that crap annoy me.” Please believe me as I tell you that I am not going yogi on you with the metaphysical. But I have to tell you this 365 thing

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Day 128: Random Act of Kindness

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Be courageous. Look at your life, but do not reflect on it. Lean on your experiences, education, spirituality, and conscience to make you decisions, and once made, constantly listen to your self-voice and be strong and humble enough to follow your own inspiration.” “Be present and mindful. Not

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“Know The Sins / Do The Opposite”

From the archives of Project 365 “Be nice to strangers, and do your part to make the world a better place.” From left to right: Shane, Saya, and Kevin Not far down the road from where I live is a yearly tradition. A family fun destination, that, as fast as it is set up, it

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Reid, knock’em dead in LV!

From the archives of Project 365 Wisdom, that after racing behind him for a quarter of an hour, through our small talk and witnessed in the courage he seemed to have in pursuing his dreams, I saw a story much deeper than any we could have shared in words. My heart was broken. A post-interview

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Day 517: …and to Be Seen

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “To truly love someone you need to truly see them for who they are. Honest, bare, and raw; and we need to be able to acknowledge the humanity in that; that we are all just as human and imperfect as the next person, and to feel a connection

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Day 002: Driving Forward

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Today’s entry: Travel log style. 11:30 am: Early lunch with family. Almost decide to shoot Chef Abraham (owner of the restaruant where I had lunch). Discouraged by the lunch rush, I pass on the prospect. 1:00 pm: Frys Electronics, Kill two birds with one stone. How? Buy a wireless keypad

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Day 009: Less Violence, More Fixies

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “Biking keeps us out of trouble, you know, drugs and stuff.” Vincent and Angel, Age 18 – sponsored riders: JB Bike Shop #2  Went for a walk today and, strolling down Sherman Way in Canoga Park, I came across a cool little bike shop, J.B Bike Shop #2.

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Day 142: Just Livevil

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “It’s perfectly sane to go mad in order to understand.” “Lookout! A creepy guy is stalking the neighborhood! Why has he parked his car on the street? And what’s with his sidewalk pacing? Let’s stay away from him, I think he’s a serial killer!” First impressions are a

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Day 147: They Think I’m a Paparazzi

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I’d like to see the world become closer to being in unity. People loving each other, respecting all as one family. Back to the ways things used to be, helping each other, not that we have too, but because we want to.” It’s been a while since I’ve given you an outlined

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The Snore Storm

From the archives of Project 365 “If I die tomorrow, my funeral will take three days, so that all of my friends can attend.” It was the day I traveled to the interview I mentioned in the previous story. Can’t say I was comfortably en route, rather I was sitting cramped at some thirty thousand

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