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Gender Male
Occupation Graphic Designer/Photographer
Location Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Introduction Richard Coda has been photographing since he was a teenager. In college he fell in love with images made with large format cameras. Starting with a 4x5" view camera, he soon moved up to an 8x10" camera and, most recently, has begun working with an 11x14" camera. While he photographed landscapes early in his career, recently his work has focused on that which has been overlooked, forgotten, or looked at, but not seen. He finds compositions where others see the ordinary, or nothing at all. While concentrating on black and white for most of his career, Richard has found a new love for color, using color as the subject, while still retaining his classical aesthetic for form, line and tone. Please visit his websites at www.rcodaphotography.com and www.pctype.com
Interests Photography, Fine Dining, Gourmet Cooking, Jazz
Favorite Movies Play Misty for Me, Dirty Harry, The Deer Hunter, The Sound of Music, In the Garden of the Finzi-Continis, À bout de souffle, 8-1/2, 10, A Brief Vacation, The Sandpiper, Willy Wonka, The Bridges of Madison County, Blowup, The Conversation, Goldfinger, Life is Beautiful, Casino Royal (2006), Take the Money and Run, Brewster McCloud, IronMan, and, of course, Tommy Boy
Favorite Music Jazz, Blues, The Beatles, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, The Who, John Coltrane, Muddy Waters, Stephane Grappelli
Favorite Books No time to read