Richard D. Schoenberg has been a photographer for 35 years. Originally from the New York City area, he worked for several entertainment newspapers. During that period he compiled a portfolio of rock photos that were published in 2002. The book titled, "79.80" documents some of the early performances of the B-52's, John Mellencamp and The Pretenders.
In addition to his own work, he spent two and a half years working on, "The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday", a 288 page book about the training of the US Navy SEALs. Photographs from this project were recently featured in the movie “Lone Survivor”.
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Photography featured in the film, "Lone Survivor" Dec. 2013
Photographer/Author, “The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday: Making Navy SEALs”
Photogrpaher/Author, “Boot Camp – A Marine Legacy”
2008 – International Photography Awards 1st Place – People/Lifestyle
2008 – International Photography Awards 3rd Place – Editorial/Essay
2008 - Operation Homecoming: Roadwork - Academy Award Nominee Best Documentary, Still Photography Assistant
2007 – International Photography Awards Honorable Mention
2006 – Black & White Spider Awards Honorable Mention
2006 – International Photography Awards Honorable Mention
2006 – Independent Book Publisher Award Honorable Mention