Richard Wood is a UK based Photographer
He is a graduate of the renowned Magnum founded Documentary Photography B.A at Newport University.
With a huge passion for music Richard has shot and toured with various bands such as The Von Bondies, Modey Lemon, The Soledad Brothers, The Libertines, Oasis, Queens of the Stoneage and Elvis Costello.
Craving a bit of sunlight he has for the last two years been photographing Motorsport and has successfully translated his light and movement style of Photography to the pit lane and race track.
Never straying too far from performance Photography Richard has been lucky enough to shoot at the Glee comedy club in Cardiff from it’s opening night in 2001 taking pictures of almost all of the UK’s imported and homegrown stand up comedians.
Over the years Richard has used any camera that he can get his hands on from 1970’s pawn shop SLR’s and 1930’s Rolleicords to the latest DSLR’s - he now shoots all of his work on Fuji cameras.
Richard's work has been featured on the BBC, Channel 4, Various magazines, portrait & portfolio work, Festival Posters, corporate shoots and album covers.