Rich Pomerantz is a full time freelance photographer based in Litchfield County, Connecticut, an area rich with great gardens and many prominent gardeners and garden writers. A lifelong gardener,
Rich began photographing professionally while still in high school. His images have since appeared in diverse periodicals ranging from Garden Design, Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Organic Gardening and Outdoor Photographer to Coastal Living, Traditional Home, National Geographic for Kids and Ranger Rick. His pictures have been used to illustrate Workman and Sierra Club Calendars, the cover of Frommers Travel Guides, and garden and trade books from most major book publishers. He counts among his clients many corporations, garden designers, landscape architects and individuals who hire him to create expressive portraits and illustrations for private and advertising use.
Rich conducts garden and flower photography classes at the NY Botanical Gardens, The Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and at smaller, local venues like craft schools and nurseries. He continues to travel to photograph on assignment and on his own, both in the US and abroad.
Rich has published three books of his photographs, Wild Horses of the Dunes, about the wild horses of Assateague Island by Running Press, Great Gardens of the Berkshires, published by Down East Books and Hudson River Valley Farms, a book about organic, sustainable and family farms in the Hudson Valley, NY published by Globe Pequot Press.