Richard Schmid

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Hey guys! My name's Rich, and I'm a photographer.  I've self taught myself almost everything I can about photography, from lighting to technical skills and beyond.  I'd love to expand my work and hire models and book locations and eventually open my own studio.  

So, when I was in high school, I took a photography class, but didn't follow through on it... then after college I snagged a small point and shoot and was always taking pictures.. of everything.  Eventually, that little point and shoot broke, and I needed a replacement.  I looked at everything it couldn't do, and did a considerable bit of research, and bought a DSLR.  And then I was hooked.  

I lived, ate, and breathed photography.  I consumed it during the slow periods at work, when I went home.  I processed and read reviews of equipment and honed and refined skills.  I shot models, bands, and basement shows.  I expanded my little entry level DSLR into a full frame Nikon D610 and several lenses.  

To me, a photography is a chance to tell a story, and as this wall of text may tip you off, I love to tell stories.  When I frame a scene, I create a visual narrative that the viewer can fill in the blanks with.  When I capture a portrait, I am showing you the character of a  story.  And I want us to both get lost in the visual of the photograph, the details and the lines and tracing.  

This is where you come in, dear reader.  I want you to help me get lost in the photos I create.  Sign up, send a bit of spare change my way, or a lot of money if you prefer, and I'll do my best to make it worth your while.  
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When I reach enough money each month, I can see about hiring models to work for me on a monthly shoot.  
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