Live Events, Portraits, and Personal Photographer in the Bay Area

More than just photos, it's an artistic collaboration. From electrifying live events to timeless portraits and captivating landscapes, I create stunning images that matter.

Capturing Moments That Tell Your Story

I'm Richard Kerris, a Bay Area photographer passionate about capturing moments that tell a story. Whether it's the electrifying energy of a live performance, the raw emotions of a portrait, or the beauty of the world around us, I strive to create images that resonate and inspire.

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Richard Kerris

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Where Creativity Meets Expertise



My lifelong passion for music fuels my ability to capture the electrifying performances, artist connection, and magic that unfolds onstage. I capture the energy, the emotion, and the connection between artist and audience in stunning photographs that tell the story of the event.


I create captivating portraits through collaboration and a relaxed atmosphere. Whether it's fun, adventurous, or serene, I capture your true essence. It's about showcasing the authentic you.


From capturing moments and locations while traveling to hosting photo walks for budding photographers, this aspect of my work is one I cherish personally. I always have a camera at hand, and this allows me to explore people and places immediately as I travel the world.

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Richard knows how to capture musicians

Richard knows how to capture musicians in the best way possible, through their spirit and emotions

A masterpiece of dedication and artistry

Through the lens of patience and the aperture of persistence, Richard captures not just moments, but emotions frozen in time. Guiding him has been a journey of watching his vision develop, frame by frame, into a masterpiece of dedication and artistry. It has been a true honor to witness his growth.

His lighting is beautiful. I can’t say enough

I love Working with richard. He makes you feel so comfortable which is what you want in front of the camera to create a great portrait/photo. Richard is friendly and kind and just a sweetheart. His lighting is beautiful. I can’t say enough.

Captured the Magic of Our Family Reunion

Richard Kerris Photography was the perfect choice for capturing our recent family reunion. He has a wonderful way of putting everyone at ease and creating a natural, relaxed atmosphere. The photos perfectly captured the joy and love of our family gathering. We especially loved the candid shots that truly showcase everyone’s personalities. Richard’s attention to detail and artistic vision shine through in every image. We will cherish these photographs for years to come. Thank you, Richard!

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