Ron finished his photo studies at New York’s RIT some 20+ years ago. After finishing brief apprentices in NY & Chicago respectively he returned to Kansas City shortly thereafter to work and open his own studio.
Ron is an Image Creator of the stylish and unique. He is inspired by both past and current cultural trends. He gives the viewer the feeling as if they are seeing something truly unique; or a moment in time that only Ron could have created. It is with this emotion that both clients and the subjects continually connect with Ron and his industrious production team. This uncommon photographic works focuses mainly on “controlledâ€� locations. In other words Ron often bring the studio to the outdoors. People and lifestyle photography are his specialties, while embracing the differences and nuances of urban & rural life whether it is “real peopleâ€� or models.
Ron’s images have appeared in Esquire, Vogue, People, InStyle, Fortune, Fast Company, Wired, Forbes, Money, GQ, and The Wall Street Journal to name just a few. His client list is diverse including some such as: Toyota, Sprint, Honda, AT&T, Hallmark, John Deere, AMC, Verizon, Kendall Jackson, State Farm, Beauty Brands, Sheraton, including numerous banks, hospitals, hotels, casinos, and aviation companies.Ron has been named one of the Top 200 Advertising Photographers Worldwide by Archive Magazine while his website has been recognized by Taschen Books as one of their 200 Favorite Web Portfolios. Ron has also been honored in Communication Arts, Graphis, Archive, American Photography, PDN, Addys, One Show, HOW, American Photo, AIGA and PRINT to name just a few.
Ron is represented in SF & NY by Heather Elder. www.heatherelder.com