"Working with Richard was a real pleasure. His professionalism, attention to detail and easy-going manner made for a great experience. And the results were fantastic Assaff Weisman, piano faculty, Juilliard "Thank you so much for the terrific job you did with Kristen Plumley. She was totally delighted with the session. I saw the photos today and they are gorgeous. Wonderful, wonderful work!" Martha Wade, Wade Artist Management "I am completely, utterly walking on a cloud I've had rave reviews from my husband and friends_ Thank you for such beautiful photography." Elizabeth Hainen,...more
"I just had the most fabulous experience with Richard Blinkoff (for my new headshots) I really think his work is above and beyond much of what I've seen out there, and my personal experience with him was tremendous.
First, he impressed me with his manner and interest in singers. This man has actually attended master classes in order to see what opera singing is all about. Like a lot of singers, I'm always nervous about my shoots, but he put me completely at ease_
When I arrived, he and his make-up artist; M , greeted me and helped me unpack. M. helped me select what to wear...more
"Richard has a photographer's eye, a top-quality command of his craft, a studio with extraordinary natural light, and a gentle manner that is sure to bring out the best humor in his subjects." Emily White, piano faculty, Juilliard "Wow!111 How cool I The light is amazing. I especially love the stripey sunlight on the floor shots. They are so alive and multi-dimensional. Thank you so much. - this isn't going to be easy!" Kristen Plumley, soprano "I just want to tell you that even my mother LOVED your photos This is a first Thank you so much again " Steve Wyrczynski, viola, Jacobs School of...more
"Richard, I was just reading your lovely note (it's one of those ones you save!) and I have to tell you HOW MANY people have commented on the photos you took of me As a matter of fact, I was standing at an elevator about to go up to my office at the Met and a man standing there said: 'You're Margaret, aren't you?' He was the graphics designer at the Met and he said he had just been poring over my pictures and how wonderful they were. He said how usually they have to look for the handful of good shots in a session for something to use, but this was one good one after another. And this...more