Richard Cook is a digital tech and photographer based in South Africa. Prior to being a photographer, Richard worked in special effects and makeup for the entertainment industry. Throughout the years, as a photographer, Richard built a diverse client base of editorial and advertising clients including FHM, Oprah Magazine, Maxim, Toyota, Liberty Life, Nissan, Jameson Whiskey, Muscle Evolution, USN, Cipla and Fitness Magazine. Richard had a photographic studio (Flashback Studios) based in Gauteng, South Africa for five years, where he worked with a variety of photographers assisting on the digital side as well as lighting. After closing the studio in 2018, he now works as a full time digital tech where he creates a streamline workflow for all the photographers he works with.