* Richard Thornton was a photographer and writer for the Public Information Office during his U S Army service in Germany in the 1960\'s. His interest in photography has continued unabated.
* He holds a Three Star rating in photojournalism from the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and also was awarded their Silver Star for editorial contributions. A past runner-up for the prestigious Leica Medal
of Excellence, Richard has won many art and photographic competitions, local and international, and his photography and writing have been published worldwide hundreds of times. His photos have been used for magazine covers, illustrations and calenders for PSA Journal, Soaring, Der Spiegel, Successful Farming and Viewfinder among others. Richard is currently represented by three internet stock agencies.
* Both film based rangefinder and digital SLR cameras are currently used.
* Richard Thornton’s specialties include aircraft, architectural, abstract, nature, industrial, portraiture and photojournalism.