Rick Friedman


Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist for over four decades. Based in Boston, he travels the world for numerous publications, corporations, advertising assignments and film and television productions. His published work has appeared in Time, National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nature, USA Today, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Stern, Discover and many other publications. His photographs have appeared on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Nightline, 60 Minutes, Saturday Night Live and in numerous documentaries. He has produced over 75 book and magazine covers and worked on 20 movies.

Rick has been teaching his “Location Lighting Workshops™” for the past 16 years across the US, UK, Canada and in the UAE. Rick has taught thousands of people his style of practical lighting. For locations and dates of upcoming events, please look on the “Workshops” page for dates and locations. Workshop sponsors have included Xposure, The Societies of Photographers, PPA, ASMP, Tamron, Savage Universal, Dynalite, PocketWizard, ExpoImaging, and Rosco. Rick presented his “Location Lighting Workshops™” on “Creative Live” appeared on B&H TV. and numerous photo podcasts.

Rick is a Tamron Ambassador, Savage Universal Ambassador, Dynalite VIP, Nissan Flash USA Ambassador. Rick is past president of the Boston Press Photographers Association. Rick is a contributor to