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Richard Sturdevant


Richard’s fluid combination of photography with fine art skills stems from his original artistic roots and his portraits certainly reflect that. Trained in all types of media, Richard is one of our members that utilize digital painting in combination with his photography in order to create his fine art portrait style.

This work has earned him high praise within the photographic community.
Richard is a member of WPPI, PPA and ASP. He holds the titles of WPPI Master, PPA Photographic Master, PPA Master Artist, and PPA Photographic Craftsman. He is the
recipient of the following top awards.

2 Time PPA Grand Imaging Awards Over all winner
11 Time PPA Diamond Award Winner
4 Time Double Diamond Award Winner
4 Canon Par Excellence Awards
16 Fuji Masterpiece Awards
15 Kodak Gallery Awards
Kodak Grand award WPPI
3 Time PPA Imaging Excellence Award
Multiple first, second place Awards in WPPI 16x20 competition

With over 20 years experience as a creative artist, Richard brings a unique eye to the world of photographic education. Sharing knowledge and experience with others in the industry is something he enjoys. As part of his commitment to helping others learn and succeed, he has launched his own brand of educational materials to photographers, graphic artist, designers and artist nationwide. As an artist, educator and international judge, Richard has dedicated his photographic knowledge to both his clients and his fellow photographers.