American Freelance Photographer in Nicaragua
Nicaragua Photographer | Richard Leonardi – a U.S. born and trained professional photographer based in Nicaragua – offers his services as a freelance photographer for assignments in Nicaragua and Latin America. Leonardi’s intimate, balanced compositions and 30 years of international experience make him a valuable locally-sourced option for magazines, non-profits and international corporations in need of Nicaragua photography.
International magazine photo editors contract Richard as a photojournalist in Nicaragua. Fully bilingual, Richard works well on his own, or in combination with visiting journalists and feature writers.
Non-Profit & NGO Photography
Professional photography for NGO’s, non-profits and government agencies working in Nicaragua hire Richard Leonardi to illustrate the success of their projects with quality people and infrastructure images.
Richard’s timeless black & white documentary photography can be purchased for hotels, restaurants or offices that wish to highlight Nicaragua and Latin America’s people and culture with classic images.
International corporations and investors in Nicaragua take advantage of sourcing a Nicaragua-based, American freelance photographer for images of investments, local operations and visiting staff.
Richard Leonardi’s photography has been published in the US, Europe and Latin America by magazines like Cigar Aficionado (M. Shanken, NYC), United Airlines Hemispheres (Ink Publishing, NYC), Going Places (SpaFax Publishing, London) and PM Network (Imagination Publishing, Chicago) and NGO’s/non-profit’s such as ICS Hub, VSO (Surrey, England), Bread for the World (Washington D.C.) and PBS (New Hampshire). Past corporate clients include ResponsAbility Investments AG (Zurich, Switzerland) and Financial Communications Inc. (Washington D.C.). Richard’s documentary photography has exhibited in the Nicaraguan National Museum, where his work is held in permanent collection. A graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and resident of Nicaragua since 1996, Leonardi was founder of Nicaragua’s first adventure tour company, author of the first European guidebook dedicated to Nicaragua: Footprint Nicaragua (Bath, England) and photo editor/cover photographer for the book: The Nicaraguans (Medellin, Colombia). He spends free time working on biodiversity conservation at his Lost Canyon Nature Reserve – www.Lost-Canyon.org