An internationally published fashion photographer based in Manhattan’s Fashion District. Richard Warren was born in Houston Texas. His father was a newspaperman. At the age of fifteen Richard moved to the Pacific Northwest where after High School worked as a commercial fisherman in Alaska and also earned a degree in Graphic arts from Western Washington University.
By the time he was twenty-one he had moved to New York and began assisting great photographers: Bill King, Helmut Newton, Denis Piel, Robert Mapplethorpe.
Warren was twenty-six when he had his first break while living in Milan; a 30 page Couture editorial in Italian Bazaar photographing Valentino, and other top name couture designers.
Work continued in Milan and Paris then onto Sydney Australia for Australian Vogue, Follow-Me, Dolly and Australian Harpers Bazaar. In 1990 Warren returned to New York and started a profitable career in fashion photography.The Fall of 2001 was a set back not only for New Yorkers but for the rest of the world.
During this period of reduced commercial work Warren immersed himself in the digital world and the result is a state-of-the art, 22-mega pixel digital studio in Manhattan’s Garment district. While still shooting traditional film on location, Warren has up-to-the minute knowledge of digital workflow from capture to post production with everything being available to clients ‘in-house’.
Richard Warren currently lives in New York with his wife, two children, a 150-foot English border, which he maintains, and an old Martin 12-string guitar, on which he plays Robert Johnson style classic Delta Blues.