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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

Never Judge A Man By His Looks?

From the archives of Project 365 Day Of The Dead, Dia De Los Muertos: A holiday focused on praying for, and remembering, friends and family members who have died. It’s a big deal in Mexican culture and a huge day of celebration. It was on that particular day I decided to explore a busy festivity

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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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Day 001: Introducing 365 Strangers / 365 Days

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Slava, 61 – Professional Chauffeur I ask him to share a hobby, after a moment of thought he said in a deep dialect, “guitar.” I ask him to tell me his favorite tune, he laughs and is silent. A few uncomfortable moments pass, I ask him what kind of music,

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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 70: Clean, Fluffy, and Good Smelling

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I want everyone to have a nice-looking, clean, fluffy, good-smelling dog.” The words my husband, Richard, sprang on me that morning. “I’m cheating.” He told me as the dog groomer called to confirm our appointment, “I just couldn’t help myself. I asked her if she would be my

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Day 113: Sic Vis Pacem Para Pellum

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I’d like to see more people taking care of themselves and the planet.” Thirteen has always been a lucky number for me. Perhaps being born on May 13th is a contributor to my choice of fortunate digits, or maybe because I got my first driver’s license on Friday

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“Really Listen”

From the archives of Project 365 “My kids like to talk to me, it’s an open-ended dialogue. I’ve learned to not dismiss their thoughts or try to redirect them into what I want to hear.” For fifty-five days I had openly written about my life, my journeys, and the people I met. Months with much

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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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“I Want To Write My Own Words”

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “Not many people are very rich by definition and that sometimes will bring more problems than it solves. Just doing well by your own standards is a worthy goal and is challenging enough. I would think of myself as the low-end of middle class and yet I’m relatively

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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 294: Food Truck Alley

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “My advice for the world? As a teacher, I hope that humanity doesn’t stagger in its upward swing.” “I like old stuff and new stuff. People say that I was born in the wrong era, but I have to nip that. I have an appreciation for antiquated things…

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Day 004: Fish Out Of Water

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Saved by Francis The Key Guy Take one middle-class Caucasian man, dressed him like a college golfer; put him in a very diverse Spanish-speaking park; place a camera around his neck, and put some paperwork in his hand. Then have him loiter around the teen center – at

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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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“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 012: The World Is The World

[ From the Archives of 365 ] He says, “People are generally good and change is possible.” Tonight my wife and I go for an evening drive. I’m slowly sucking her into my daily routine of meeting new people. We end up stopping at Warner Center Park, just a couple of miles from our home.

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Day 234: Pappy

[ From the Archives of 365 ]  “I used to have no remorse for anybody. I’d do anything, anytime… and with no questions. They called me Suicide. I’m not that person anymore.”  “I used to have no remorse for anybody. I’d do anything, anytime… and with no questions. They called me Suicide. I’m not that

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Day 007: A Brother and A Sister

[ From the Archives of 365 ] The True King and Queen of Hollywood When you think of the West Coast photo scene, you may think of a who’s who list of name photographers and celebrities, but today I met true photographic royalty. Meet Silvino and his sister Andrea, two incredibly hard-working people. I’ve known

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