Mr. Rick Ney

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About Me
Educational Background: 

B.A. from C.U. Boulder and a M.A. from U.N.C.

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Rick has been teaching at Poudre since 1997. His has a B.A. from C.U. Boulder and a M.A. from U.N.C. Before becoming a teacher, he was a photojournalist for almost 10 years, working for community based newspapers.&nbsp;</p><p>He teaches photography 1, creative photography, advanced photography and videography. His love of photography is rooted from growing up in a basement darkroom, developing and printing with his father, starting at the age of 6. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, boating and spending time with his wife and three children. He also dedicates time to owning a wedding and portrait photography business. He truly enjoys the daily interaction and problem solving with young adults and hopes his expertise and passion about photography challenges and opens the eyes of students far beyond the darkroom experience.

Favorite Quote: 

I've been asked if I think there will ever come a time when all people come together. I would like to think there will. All we can do is hope and dream and work toward that end. And that's what I've tried to do all my life. - Gordon Parks

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Photography 1, Creative Photography, Advanced Photography, Videography