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My Bio

CPT. Richard von Trapp PA, USA (Ret.)

CPT. R.L. von Trapp USA (Ret)0L9A1062

Fine Art Nude, Glamour, Fashion and Boudoir Photographer, San Antonio, Texas.


Retired Green Beret, 30+ year army veteran, Private to Master Sergeant and Second Lieutenant to Captain.


82nd Airborne Division: Infantry Paratrooper and Pathfinder Team Leader. Master Parachutists (Jump Master).


Special Forces: Light Weapons & Medical Sergeant, S.E.R.E. Instructor (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape), Combat Diver and Dive Medical Technician.


1sr Armor Division: Physician Associate (PA)/Battalion Surgeon.


NAUI Technical: Closed Circuit Rebreather and Open Circuit diving instructor.

I have had the joy to live, visit, serve or be stationed in 65 countries or territories and continue to explore our world.


My love of photography, like it is for so many photographers, developed at a young age as I studied it in school. That love was put on hold for most of my 30 years of military service, and it was not until after retirement that I was able to leave one love for another, photography.


As a retiree and while working aboard a research vessel as a diving, medical, and security officer, I also tried my hand at filming underwater video, going on to follow my dream of becoming a woman's photographer.


I really love shooting on location, most often lighting with studio strobes and light modifiers to capture the richness of the setting and to create a desired look. But even more so I love working with a client, seeing her excitement and joy when she is connected her to her glamour.


Each year I make several trips abroad to shoot and work with talented models, hair and makeup artists. All of whom I am supremely thankful to for the art they have helped me to create.


I am humbled and inspired by the incredible photo artists who's work I get to view daily, and strive every day to expand my skills.


One's life can be comprised of many things...perhaps the most important of which is learning and growing.


Best wishes,

Richard

(NOTE: All images are protected by copyright and can only be reposted on social media in its original form and must show artist's watermark. Images are not stock and are not to be copied, altered or used for any commercial use without permission. NOT FOR USE WITH OR BY AI.)


Read about my career here.


We are happy to consider TFP. You can contact us at Von Trapp Photography via the links to Model Mayhem.


To view some of my technical diving and travel adventures click this link.


Tools of the Trade
Canon 5DS R, Canon 5DS, EF11-24mm f/4L USM, EF24-70mm f/2.8LUSM, EF 50mm f/1.2L USM, EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM, EF 200mm f/2L IS USM, Profoto D1 500 Air (1), Profoto D1 1000 Air (2), Profoto B1 500 Air TTL (1)

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Thank you very much for the hype. :hug:

My pleasure sir.

Cheers,

Richard

Eine sehr schöne Galerie mit Tollen ausgefallenen Aufnahmen! Immer wieder sehr gerne. :handshake:

Hallo aus Texas,

Vielen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit für einen Kommentar genommen haben.

Beste Wünsche,

Richard

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Thanks for the bleeding love badge! 😁

Thank you for the favs and the badges. Best Regards!

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