Redmond is an editorial, commercial and fine arts photographer. His images
appear in Rolling Stone, Time, InStyle, Los Angeles Magazine and publications
around the world. His interest in media and the message led to a career
in films, commercials and music videos. He went on to shoot and direct
documentaries on subjects ranging from illegal street racing to the 2000
Democratic Convention. In film and television production he learned the
creative process of advertising, the dynamics of the celebrity world,
and the collaborative spirit of working with crews. For him, it became
a proving ground on how to take charge and learn to play with the other
kids to get the job done. In documentaries, he learned to listen with
a purpose. Interviewing
people, in their element, sometimes during intimate moments, he began
to spot fleeting moments around him which rekindled his interest
He studied Photography and Communications at
UC San Diego. From high school through college, he played drums in local
bands. From Top 40 on a transistor radio, into the blinding light of
of the Punk Movement, never forgetting soul, be-bop, grunge, folk and
it spawned, music matters. A French Canadian from Quebec, he
feels properly Americanized. Learning the language while moving around
and going to 20 different schools
made him very adjustable.
Of his work, Redmond says:
When I was a teenager, I cut all sorts of photos out of magazines and
kept them in a folder. That’s
before I ever thought of doing photography. I did it without knowing
why. I knew that photographs could say things in a very cool way. I pay
of attention to composition and charging the information in an image.
It doesn’t have to be literal, just something evocative you can
come back to. Now I get to work with clients to get their meaning across.
a camera in my hand and I’m happy.
Current projects include:
-Southern California Burn Areas, about new growth after the fires