Richard D. Schoenberg has been a photographer for 25 years. Originally from the New York City area, he worked for several entertainment newspapers. During that period he compiled a portfolio of rock photos that were published in 2002. The book titled, "Seventy Nine - Eighty" documents some of the early performances of the B-52's, John Mellencamp and The Pretenders.
Having relocated to Los Angeles, he attended the American Film Institute as a cinematography fellow. For six years he pursued a career as a Director of Photography, working on television commercials, music vi deos and several feature-length films.
Having spent two and half years working on, "The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday", a 288 page book about the training of the US Navy SEALs, it was published in December, 2004