I'm a journeyman photographer. I have a deep enjoyment of artistry, but have developed photography as a craft. I use it to document the life and environment that surrounds me and to express my thoughts and ideas. I have been photographing for over 5 decades and would still be as comfortable in a darkroom as I am now in the digital realm.

Photographs have always been important in my life...they have taken me to places I've never been...introduced me to people I've never met...taught me lessons I would otherwise never have learned. They make me laugh and they make me think. For many, many years being a photographer has done the same things.

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  • Ride, ride,ride, gonna let it ride! by rjptn
  • Shooting the shooters._MG_8749 as -2 by joe chan photos
  • The first climb_V5O2757 as -1 by joe chan photos
  • Sierra de Montserrat 2012 by hyimted
  • rick & joe by hyimted
  • the flickr gang - my pad by hyimted
  • Pizza Rock rocking-1 by joe chan photos

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    Mix Master B says:

    "Every time I need a break from reality and the city life, I escape to Rick’s world. So tranquil /restful /soothing. Your definition of colour and detail makes your pictures a joy to view. I will always come back for more magical scenes"

    August 23rd, 2008

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    Will Fuller says:

    "An absolute master of composition. I always enjoy looking at Ricks stream to see the wonderfully thought out cityscapes & landscapes.
    A very kind & encouraging flickrer.
    I look forward to seeing more :)"

    June 12th, 2008

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