Biography / Resume
During his extensive career as a freelance photographer, Richard George has served countless advertising, editorial and corporate clients and covered a broad range of subjects.

Almost immediately following graduation from Art Center College of Design in 1976 he immersed himself in the world of motor racing with fabled drivers and constructors the likes of Dan Gurney and Caroll Shelby.

His first cover shot of Gurney's Eagle race car for CAR & DRIVER magazine in 1970 set the tone for the next decade which would lead to assignments around the US. He became a regular contributor to C&D as as well as executing advertising assignments relating to the high performance auto industry.

His association with racing oriented auto manufacturers and sponsors lead to assignments for Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi photographing new car models around the US as they introduced new models to the automotive press.
His automobile work lead to the commercial film industry and for ten years he was commissioned to photograph major tv commercial shoots for the likes of American Express, General Electric, Wells Fargo, Budweiser, Minolta, Toyota and a host of other clients for advertising and marketing purposes.

As studio work became more of an interest, he shifted gears and Rainbird, Inc. became a mainstay client that included set construction and the challenge of photographing water in motion for advertising, packaging and publicity. Water turned to fire, when Fire Magic barbecues became a regular account. all the elements of food and large location photography was essential in these assignments for the Robert H. Peterson Co.

He continues to accept a variety of assignments for corporations, both local and national from his base in San Marino, CA where he and his wife Carol reside. [ contact ]