Author Archives: Richard Lund

About Richard Lund

Translite photographer and a reader and a talker.

My signature or the part you saw all the time…

Sometimes I really got exposure. Tim Russert made sure it went on for a long time just by doing a great job in his work. Meet The Press. Iconic show. And Tim Russert. Iconic journalist on NBC. “If it’s Sunday, … Continue reading

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The part you didn’t see…much

Arguing that “there is a fractal for that” Richard Lund Back in the “we got to try out something new department…” Jim Fenhagen got me involved with a new project way back in the last century. In fact the last … Continue reading

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Let the black and white reproduce way beyond Kodachrome colors…

How glamorous is Hollywood, anyway? Well, it depends on you point of view, I guess. Sometimes I have been in on the beginnings of television shows. Got to work on most of the start ups for Law & Order. And … Continue reading

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Hanging out on the roof can be a good thing…

Every location that has two things is a great location. Water and bathroom top the list. I got what I needed in Atlanta last year. This nice young lady called me up to arrange my trip to Atlanta to shoot … Continue reading

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Finally, a hotel with style…

Most of my time away travelling is spent in pursuit of my objective: making the best pictures I can for my translites. But sometimes I take a detour. For twenty-seven years of my career as a translite photographer, I dragged … Continue reading

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String theory, a new way to see people…

Some ideas take a while to percolate. Guess that is a word that is out of use. Hint: it has something to do with old fashioned coffee makers… So, on this one, I go a ways back. All the way … Continue reading

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Vintage cities show their roughness in lovely ways…

People and buildings may not look much alike, but we can appreciate both for similar reasons: their roughness. Let’s have a look. My travels sometimes take me to interesting places. I look at location photography from a completely self-focused perspective, … Continue reading

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Making connections…

So today I will talk about somebody who knows how to make connections. More about that in a New York minute… Ken Hardy is a regular guy who works hard every day at a job he loves. Of late he … Continue reading

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Another guy named Dick…er, Richard

You may not know his name, but you have seen his style. Another guy who called me Dick. We Dicks get along fine with one another. I see that a news reader got into serious hot water of the name … Continue reading

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Just the house across the street…

Sometimes I shoot pictures of the proverbial “house across the street.” Okay, mostly boring stuff… It happens that a production designer wants a translite photo backing of the house just opposite the “hero” location. This can be at street level … Continue reading

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