Corey Rich


Corey Rich is a director and photographer based in South Lake Tahoe, California. As a leading proponent of the small-footprint style of production, Rich has traveled around the world in search of storytelling opportunities, adventure, and inspiration. With a background in photojournalism and rock climbing, Rich’s works spans an impressive range of genres, including iconic still imagery for leading editorial publications, to television spots and major films, to directing high-production commercial projects for Fortune 100 companies.

As a Nikon USA Ambassador, Rich has shot and directed imaginative still and motion stories that have helped Nikon launch numerous cameras, everything from its flagship D5, to its KeyMission 360 VR action cam, to the company’s latest and most exciting offering, the Nikon Z7, considered the best full-frame mirrorless camera on the market. In fact, numerous Fortune 100 companies are turning to Rich to help them convey their most important messaging in an authentic, creative, and cinematic way.

Rich is a partner and co-owner of Novus Select, a production company and assignment agency based in South Lake Tahoe, California. Rich is also a member of the SanDisk Extreme Team, and a professional partner with AquaTech, FreeFly, G-Technology, Kessler, Lite Panels, Lowepro, Manfrotto, and SmallHD. With a passion for teaching and learning, Rich is a co-founder and lead instructor of the Summit Series Adventure Photography Workshop.

Some of Rich’s clients include Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Columbia Sportswear, Discovery, Energizer, Ford, Google, Mazda, NBC, New Mexico Tourism, Nevada Tourism, Nike, Nikon, The North Face and Patagonia.

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