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richard s.


Harrisburg, PA
Hometown: Paxtang

Member since:

October 28, 2012


What types of photography interest you the most?

The people candid, slice of life image either in a city environment or a caught interactive moment between individuals in a particular setting or an individual's solitary moment of concentration. The street image is fun to anticipate and compose.

What are your favorite places to shoot in Lancaster County?

Lancaster city has been a fine site and where I have mostly shot when in Lancaster county. Elizabethtown, Columbia, Lititz, and Middlecreek have been visited.

What kind of gear are you toting around?

Olympus DSLR's and various lens. But, I have found they are heavy and conspicuous for street work, so I have been using the Leica DLX-4 and the Ricoh GXR and the various A12 lensors. Recently I added the Olympus micro4/3rds E-M5 and several prime lens. These smaller, lighter bodies and lens ae easier to carry and less conspicuous for shooting. I still use the other cameras for the occasional landscape or nature or animal shot. Just added the Ricoh GR in July 2013......

If you're digital, what kind of software are you using for post and/or organization?

I have Lightroom and CS4 but mostly use Corel PaintShopProx5 with Topaz and Nik plug-ins.


Hi, Richard Souders here, a retired art teacher starting in Elizabethtown and ending in Harrisburg schools. Photography has become my passion with street and the urban landscape the emphasis of my shooting. Live in Paxtang, Pa.

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