Richard Speedy

"My camera is my life journal. With it, I endeavor to clarify and record my emotional responses to what I see and experience in the world around me. My goal is to share these responses with my viewers and to ignite within them a sense of elevated and meaningful discovery. "

Speedy spent 26 years photographing intensely demanding assignments for the advertising industry. He now shoots his own fine art photography. Whether his subject is an early morning oceanscape, a still life in his studio, or a rusting, sun-baked pickup out West, his passion and artistry expose a unique and fresh vision of the world around us.

In Speedy's studio, a seemingly simple still life can take days to get right. On location, he researches and scouts his chosen subjects exhaustively, often returning to the same place many times in order to be there at the perfect moment of light and atmospheric conditions. He shoots with digital Canon cameras, having made the change from film and the darkroom several years ago.

After high school, Speedy attended Brooks Institute of Photography. Upon finishing his studies, he relocated to New York City and worked for many accomplished photographers. During this time, he honed his skills in the studio, on location, and in the darkroom, while also learning the nuances of light, composition, and shooting styles. This rigorous background prepared him well for the move into fine art photography.

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Vacationing on Mars
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 900
Water Dreaming
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 900
First Encounter Sunset
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 900
Magic on the Mountain
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 900
White Sands Sunset
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 690
Radiant Dahlia
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 390 - $ 950
Grass Fed I - Listening
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 190 - $ 250
Aspen Grove
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 950
Daffodil in Flight
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 290 - $ 450
Sunlit Daffodil
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 290 - $ 450
Aspens
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 290 - $ 650
Tideline
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 390 - $ 750
Sadie's Pond
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 790
Boneyard Dawn
Black & White Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 950
Montauk Dawn
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 950
The Last Glow
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 490 - $ 950
Snow Encrusted Aspen
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 950
$ 360 - $ 665
Taos Tree
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 390 - $ 950
$ 312 - $ 665
Tree Song
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 390 - $ 750
Pinelands Snow
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 390 - $ 950
Vade Retro
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 380 - $ 650
$ 304 - $ 455
Sourland Mountain Spring
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 420 - $ 750
The Pathway In
Photography Color

by Richard Speedy
$ 550 - $ 750
$ 385 - $ 525
Potter's Tree
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 850
Catskill Fall
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 550 - $ 650
$ 385 - $ 455
Dignity
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 420 - $ 750
The Magic Forest
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 650
Montauk Diptych
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 550 - $ 1,050
The Stillness Before
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 450
$ 245 - $ 315
Opening
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 650
$ 280 - $ 520
Enter Another World
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 650
Rippled Blue
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 850
Fog Rising
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 850
Tulip Floating #2
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 650
$ 360 - $ 455
Dove's Wings
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 850
Windmill Palm
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 650 - $ 850
$ 390 - $ 510
Stormy Sea
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 850
$ 315 - $ 595
Van Dyke Woods
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 650
$ 245 - $ 455
Sleepy Hollow Tree
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 620
$ 245 - $ 434
Three Callas
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 620
Edisto Moonrise
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 750
$ 315 - $ 525
Abiquiu Horse
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 750
Sunrise Surf
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 450 - $ 750
Crossing Medano
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 600
$ 360
Assateague Sunrise
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 400
$ 280
The Green Movement
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
Clyde's Last Ride
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
Fall Passage
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
Trees In Foggy Blue
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 750
$ 450
Sadie's Pond II
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
Batsto's Quiet Waters
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 750
$ 450
Water Clouds
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
The Last Tree
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 900
$ 540
Silver Sunset
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 440 - $ 750
Tree Walking
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 440 - $ 750
Crooked Tree
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 440 - $ 750
Anna Maria's Blues
Color Photograph

by Richard Speedy
$ 350 - $ 850
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Mercer County Photography 2015 - Juror's Award, Pennington, NJ, Silva Gallery -- Pennington School, 2015
Annual Juried Open - Honorable Mention, Trenton NJ, Trenton City Museum, 2015
Mexico Lindo/Beautiful Mexico, San Marcos, Texas, Wittliff Collections-Texas State University, 2013
The Pine Barrens: A Legacy of Preservation - Photographs by Richard Speedy, Princeton, NJ, Morven Museum, 2013
Dancing Under the Moon - Photographs by Richard Speedy, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico State University, 2011/2012
Collections
Photographs of the Raramuri of the Sierra Tarahumara, Museum of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2012
Photographs of the Tarahumara of Chihuahua, Mexico, Wittliff Collections-Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2013
Photographs of the NJ Pine Barrens, PSE&G Headquarters, Newark, NJ, 1985