Richard Scudder, a native of California, is perhaps best known for his vast catalog of work as a top still photographer in the motion picture and entertainment industry with over 22 years experience behind the camera. His work has appeared on the cover of dozens of magazines around the world. Noteworthy shoots include, Gian Franco Ferre, John Paul Mitchell, Gianni Versace, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, President Bill Clinton and Soviet Union President Boris Yeltsin for the Vancouver summit, and the 2004 Academy Awards ( House Of Blues ). Others include a long line up of diverse Hollywood icons and insiders who have all posed for Richard's camera during their careers.
Richard Scudder has directed cinematography for over 20 music videos including "It all comes back to me...", "Hold On", "Lost", "Stay Gold", "I'm you're Rock n' Roll Tonight", "Getting Over You", "Jersey Girl", "How Many Times?", "Once Again", "Emmy", "Don't Let Go", "The Hurt Inside", and "We Won". Richard Scudder has also directed cinematography for the motion picture presentation "An American Rock Star" that he wrote and produced.
Richard Scudder's skill as a photographer is seamless from still photography to motion picture cinematography, including both 35mm film to high resolution digital. Richard Scudder is a member of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, Hollywood, CA.