Rick Ferro is a Certified PPA Master Photographer who was honored with the Photography Service Award at the United Nations in N.Y. in 2002.
From 1993 through 1996, he helped develop the wedding photography department for Walt Disney Corporation in Orlando. In 2009, he came back to Disney as a contractor and is currently working for Disney Fine Art Production Co., training and photographing high-end weddings.
Rick’s photo clients include the Miami Dolphins, Pepsi, and Mercedes Benz, to name a few. He has produced eight educational videos for the Quantum Instruments Co. He teaches worldwide. His workshops in Jacksonville, Florida, have helped aspiring photographers young and old for years. He has also conducted lectures at the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Convention, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, for 25 consecutive years. Rick’s specialties include teaching the art of romance, hand posing, and lighting. He has many sponsors to his credit, including Phottix.com, Ztylus.com, and ACI Lab, to name a few.
Rick is the author of many books, including Wedding Photography: Creative Techniques for Lighting and Posing and Wedding Photography with Adobe Photoshop, both from Amherst Media. He also writes for the highly acclaimed website Shootsmarter.com, which reaches over 145,000 readers a month.