Who We Are
Richard is a skilled animator, videographer, editor, and programmer as well as President of PhotoGroup Inc. His technical background has its roots in the Aerospace industry, first as an Instrumentation Mechanic in the United States Air Force, then as a field engineer in the Air Force Satellite Control Network. Richard began animating in the mid 1980's, expanded into videography and editing in the 1990's, and in the first decade of the 21st century became adept at programming in support of interactive media. What motivates Richard is the constant exposure to the fascinating aspects of mechanical devices, industrial processes, abstract concepts, and the clever people he meets along the way.
Ricky is a recent graduate from Ohio Dominican University. He studied Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Psychology. The meeting of these two fields helps him to develop the needs of a client into an effective solution. With this dynamic area of study, he brings to the table a knowledge of digital interface design that is both intuitive and effective. For 3d modeling and animation, Ricky is the fluid dynamics expert. With a working knowledge of physics and fluid simulation, an animation can be taken to the next level of realism.
Kevin is a passionate and goal driven individual with some very unique expertise, including: digital compositing, animation, motion graphics, cinematography and vfx supervision. He's had the opportunity to work with many high profile clients such as: Wendy's, Home Depot, MGM Grand, The Blue Angels, The Ohio State University and Syngenta. His background in marketing from Bowling Green State University serves as a foundation in all his work. He can help any company build very attractive and focused messages to reach their target market whether that be through videos, digital signage, a website or even traditional print media.
Brandon is a former Marine who carries many of the core values into his passion of web development. His forte are web applications that provide services and solve problems for clients. Having a lengthy programming background in UI web and server-side web services, game development, simulation, and tools programming. He's always interested in tackling problems - exceling with dedication, attention to detail, and commitment to pride in craftsmanship.