Fred Field is an award-winning photojournalist with more than 15,000 assignments in publications like National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, People, U.S. News & World Report, Mainebiz, The Boston Globe, The New York Times and dozens of other newspapers, worldwide. Over the past four decades he has photographed everyone from presidents to paupers, celebrities to professional athletes, convicted murderers to common men and women.
Fred brings his photojournalistic instincts and lighting expertise to his corporate and institutional photography. Clients, past and present, include Harvard, Boston College, Bowdoin, Middlebury, St. Olaf, Duke, Stanford, Brown, and Clemson. Fred’s easy manner puts the most photo-shy at ease—he even has a way with curmudgeons.
Fred is adept at enhancing ambient light with artificial lighting to create beautiful portraits in distinctive settings. He combines thought, creativity, and heart to produce photographs that resonate with life. Whether the location is a corporate office or the Knife Edge on Katahdin, every shot tells a story.
Fred is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern Maine, where he has taught photojournalism for 20 years. He is the author of Maine Places, Maine Faces, an acclaimed collection of Maine landscapes and portraits.
An avid supporter of Green Beret Racing, an organization that helps elite soldiers transitioning out of the military, Fred also supports Maine’s Camp Sunshine, which hosts children fighting life-threatening illness.