Rick is an experienced photographer with proven expertise in designing creative and effective materials for commercial, editorial and advertising use. Rick Keating is an Architecture and Interiors Photographer based in the Portland-Salem area of Oregon. Rick has a background in visual arts, graphic design and project coordination with a proven track record for developing productive solutions that have led to successful marketing strategies and award winning achievements. Rick’s work is characterized by natural, vibrant compositions with a strong graphic style and attention to detail. A reputation for excellence has derived from a strong grasp of visual aesthetics, technical expertise, software, workflow, proactive research, attention to detail, and meticulous planning. Rick’s ability to develop solutions for clients willing to invest in his interpretive aesthetic has proven results—a clearness of expression that demonstrates the client’s vision and purpose.
“I enjoy shooting architecture because I’m working with architects, designers and builders who hire me to express what I see in their project and are investing in my interpretive eye. The creative process is what I enjoy most about being a photographer. Working with architects and designers is very stimulating. To connect with an individual or team of people in order to understand the passion of their vision, their process, and learning about the components and materials they use to build environments is the ultimate pleasure and satisfaction! I enjoy image making that proves to be successful for my client’s marketing needs and winning awards. I know I have been successful if I my clients have been able to generate new work as a result of my imagery. Studying artistic expression, collaborating, and learning design concepts from other artists influence my vision and decision-making process.”