Ron is an internationally-recognized award-winning photographer based in the Washington, DC, area. Ron has over thirty years experience in advertising, corporate and editorial photography for national and international clients. His photographs have appeared in numerous magazines over the years, including: Historic Preservation, US News and World Report, National Geographic Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Pacifica, Wingspan (Japan), Signature (Japan), Esquire (Japan), Ca Y Est (Japan) and Orgyn (Belgium) to name a few. He has worked for national corporations [The Washington Post, The National Geographic Society, Middleton Place Foundation, National Retail Federation, USPS, Marine Corps League, Colonial Williamsburg] and international corporations [Diner’s Club of Japan, Tokyo Gas, Toto (Japan), US Meat Export Federation (Japan)], and his photographs have appeared in several books including Washington, DC (Abrams); Gardens of America (Thomasson-Grant); and Alexandria, Virginia: an Illustrated History (Donning). Ron’s photographs also illustrate a children’s book titled Born to Run on throughbred horses and A Guide to Equine Joint Injection by Solvay Veterinary. He has self-published books on Greece, Southwest Scotland, Bicycles and RED.
Ron is a member of the ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) and past vice president, program chairman and membership committee chairman of the local Washington, DC, chapter.
Photography has given Ron the opportunity to travel the world, having the pleasure of seeing all aspects of life and making lifelong friends with clients and subjects alike. Each assignment brings a new adventure.
He lives in McLean, VA, with his wife, Dr. Alexandra Tolstoy, a watercolor artist.