A Contemporary Photography Website
Richard J S Young


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2015

Photograpy has been a part of my practice since I was very young, taking photos with a small toy camera given to me as a christmas present when I was about 6. My father was interested in photography and cinematograhy which was very much the rage in the 1960's. During the return from Australia to England in 1968, my father bought a SLR (Canon FTb) which I commandered as a teenager. My interest in the image as Art began then and I have enjoyed a parallel life of Science and Art (my father felt that Art or Photography was not a real job).

So, here are some recent photos and some historical work. The website for paintings is and if you have comments please email me at [].