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portrait of Richard Keith Wolff by Vernon Dewhurst
Richard Wolff's portraits have ranged from portraits of artists, filmmakers, musicians, authors, animators, actors, politicians and campaigners. He has taken a particular interest in the peace movement one that he relates to and feels needs more serious attention. However his visual inspiration in the medium extends to the enigmatic, the subtle effects found in light and nature.

Previously Richard Wolff ran his own animation camera studio in London, 'Richard Wolff Cameras' and 'Wolff Productions', where he was a 'rostrum cameraman' (a specialised form of photography and visual effects for animation cartoons) working on commercials for television & cinema, music promos, concert effects, short films and feature films for other production companies. At Wolff Productions, Richard Wolff also produced, directed and designed a number of groundbreaking independent short films.

In 1997 Warner Bros. Feature Animation brought Richard Wolff over from London to Los Angeles to work in its camera department on two feature films. He worked in California for three years for both Warner Bros. and later for other production companies. He worked on the first season on the TV show Futurama, as a 2D digital computer compositor.

When he returned to London after completing a number of animation and film assignments in the area of digital computer Imaging, he gradually returned his attention back to his first love stills photography and still images.

Richard Keith Wolff was educated at, Byam Shaw School of Art, and the, London Film School.
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