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As a professional photographer, Richard Sherman captures the peace and tranquility in his imagery through clean, uncluttered composition.  His work is principally focused on nature and nautical images that range from serene landscapes and seascapes to dramatic sailing images and beautiful color abstracts. Mr. Sherman works in both color and black and white.  He makes attentive use of space and natural light and considers himself a “geometric” photographer, seeing and using geometric shapes as a compositional tool in his images. 

Mr. Sherman is a Navy veteran and his firm is a certified Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB).  Born in Philadelphia, PA, he graduated from LaSalle College High School and Lehigh University before serving more than six years as a Naval Officer.  He holds a MBA from Georgetown University and a certificate in Professional Photography from the New York Institute of Photography.  His professional memberships include the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), the American Schooner Association, and the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.  Mr. Sherman was named one of the “Best of the Best” Emerging Fine Art Photographers of 2015 by BW Gallerist.  His artwork has been purchased by corporations, healthcare and hospitality companies, including a large number of VA hospitals throughout the country.  His artwork also appears in art galleries and corporate galleries and his image “Whisper” won Urban Agenda’s magazine summer photo contest(2017).  Mr. Sherman also teaches photography classes and leads regional tours for Princeton Photo Workshops. 

Finally, Mr. Sherman also writes for “Wing & Wing,” a publication of the American Schooner Association, and for his blog “Soundings” which covers a broad array of topics from healthcare to World War I.  He also writes lighthearted narratives about some of his photo shoots on his website.  Mr. Sherman travels extensively and has visited more than three dozen countries.  To see his images and obtain more information please visit his websites:  He can also be found on LinkedIn and at Facebook.

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