Photography Bio

 

RICHARD GETLER is a photographer based in Port Chester, NY and in Northampton, MA.  His diverse photographic interests include fine art photography, event photography, street photography, portraiture.

Richard drew early inspiration and a love for photography from Edward Weston, Diane Arbus, Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans.  He later studied with master photographer Minor White at MIT, learning about the zone system of photo exposure and White’s sophisticated understanding of pure form.

His photos have appeared in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Westchester Magazine and a variety of publications.  His work has been exhibited and won awards in a series of juried shows.  His photographs hang in private collections and in office buildings.

Richard is on the board of directors of the Westchester Professional Photographers Association (www.westchesterppa.org) and is past president of the Color Camera Club of Westchester (www.colorcameraclub.com). 

CONTACT

 

rgetler@gmail.com       Tel: 917-885-1063

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Exhibitions
 

2022 - Westchester County Photo Contest – Greenburgh Library, Elmsford, NY - 1st place prize

2022 - "Mirror, Mirror" (juried) - Blue Door Art Center, Yonkers, NY

2022 - "Home": a virtual exhibit of visual arts and creative writing (juried) - Forbes Library, Northampton

2021 - Northampton Arts Council Biennial Art Exhibition (juried) – Forbes Library, Northampton, MA

2021 - PHOTOcentric Exhibition (juried) - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY

2021 - Color Camera Club of Westchester - “Photographic Visions” - Online Exhibition

2021 - Westchester County Photo Contest – Greenburgh Library, Elmsford, NY - 3rd place prize

2020 - Triple SSS - Nina’s Nook – Turners Falls, MA

2019 - PHOTOCentric Exhibition (juried) – Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY

2018 - CLICK Exhibition (juried) – Blue Door Art Center, Yonkers, NY

2018 - Color Camera Club of Westchester exhibition at Greenburgh Library, Elmsford, NY

2017 - Red Circle Exhibit - Upstream Gallery, Hastings, NY

2017 - Westchester County Photo Contest – Greenburg Library, Elmsford, NY - 3rd place prize

2017 - RiverArts Tour – Jazz Forum Arts, Tarrytown, NY

2016 - Ossining Arts Council (juried) – Fishing on Henry’s Hudson, Ossining, NY

2016 - Photography Exhibition (juried) - Upstream Gallery, Hastings, NY

2016 - Westchester County Photo Contest (juried) – Greenburg Library, Elmsford, NY

2016 - Hidden Critters Exhibition at Croton Point Nature Center, Croton, NY

2016  - Color Camera Club of Westchester  (juried) – United Hebrew, New Rochelle, NY

2015 - Through the Decades (juried) – Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY 

2015 - Popup Gallery - Renaissance Hotel, White Plains, NY

2015 - Westchester County Photo Contest – Greenburgh Library, Elmsford, NY - 2nd place prize

2014 - Solo Exhibition - Warner Library, Tarrytown, NY

2014 - Light beyond Shadow – Solo exhibition - Grenadine Gallery, Irvington, NY

2014 - Color Camera Club of Westchester - Andrus Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY

2013 - PHOTOcentric Exhibition (juried) – Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY - 3rd place prize winner

Publications

 

2021 - Communities Magazine, Winter Edition – Front Cover

2021 - Book:  Yoga Zone by Joanne Lutz – Yoga postures throughout book

2021 - Communities Magazine, Spring Digital Edition – Front Cover

2020 - Cohousing-L Digest Online Magazine

2020 - Communities Magazine, Winter Edition – Front Cover + 8 interior photos

2016 - Hollywood Reporter

2015 - Westchester Magazine

2014 - New York Times, Metro section