As an award winning photojournalist Rich has been capturing moments in time for the majority of his life. Starting as early as high school, at age 18, and landing one of the positions as team photographer for the NBA's New Jersey Nets. Since then he has experienced almost every aspect of photography from breaking news coverage to corporate portraits. He has extensive editorial experience shooting for Getty Images, the Associated Press, the New York Times and a former contract photographer for The Star Ledger and corporate experience with select clients. Rich specializes in sports where he has covered major events throughout the country. His versatility includes MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PGA, LPGA and MLS.
Rich is a member of the NY Press Photographers Association, NJ Press Photographers Association and the NJ Press Association. He is based in Central New Jersey, with close proximity to New York City and eastern Pennsylvania, however he is available to cover national and International assignments as well. He is fully digital, remote capable, has portable studio lighting and can transmit on deadline from anywhere.
His images are represented by AP Images, Getty Images and Corbis. They have appeared on television on the NBC Nightly News, 60 Minutes and ESPN's Sports Center and worldwide in publications such as Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Post, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Forbes Magazine, Street and Smith, Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone, Modern Bride, Topps, TV Guide, Upper Deck and many others.
Being a highly motivated photographer with a great atatude and a true love of his craft, Rich's images speak to the heart of each individual assignment he is given the privilege to shoot. His professionalism and instincts for understanding the nature of people are his core attributes.