Quote of the Week by Jim Richardson


“If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” —Jim Richardson (1947)

Jim Richardson is an American photojournalist who works for the National Geographic Society and is a social documentary photographer, known for his exploration of small-town lifestyle. His areas of expertise range from volcanoes, agriculture, rivers and the Scottish landscape. Having earlier worked with many major publications including Time, Life, Sports Illustrated and The New York Times, he has gone on to photograph over 30 stories for National Geographic. He is also a contributing editor for National Geographic Traveler.

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