Rick Doyle Professional Photography

Rick Doyle, a native Californian, is a Hawaii-based 35mm still and motion picture producer, editor, cinematographer and digital videographer. His still work has appeared on the covers of many national and international magazines including Sports Illustrated, NFL Game Day and Surfer Magazine to name a few. His work has been featured by NBC Sports, CBS Sports, and Fox Eye On L. A. Discovery Channel, ABC, The Smithsonian Channel and many more.

After graduating from high school, Doyle spent five years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War as an electronics technician repairing the missile guidance system on the F-4 Phantom Jet. Honorably discharged in 1976, he settled in San Diego to surf competitively and to work as a carpenter and as a foam-injection molder at Jim Mizell’s “Aquatic Energy” surfboard factory, in Huntington Beach, CA. He attended San Diego State University (1976- 1980) and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Arts & Science with a triple major in Photography, Journalism and Graphic Communication. An internship in college with Surfer Magazine launched his still photography career under the mentor-ship of Art Brewer, Jeff Divine, Jim Kempton, and Paul Holmes.

He worked for a decade as an NFL team photographer for the San Diego Chargers and for NFL Properties. He also held a position as staff photographer for Windsurf magazine under editor Drew Kampion and photo editor Craig Peterson. For the past thirty-five years, he has worked as a traveling surf and sports photographer.

He went on to further education in the film business and graduated from the Hollywood Film Institute. He’s been self-employed since graduating from college and his work has had him traveling to many different areas on the globe on assignment. In addition to his film work, he completed Coldwell Banker’s University Fast Start in 2002 and he starting working in the real estate industry and was licensed in 2002. He is currently licensed in both the state of California and Hawaii and works for Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Doyle’s 35mm and 16mm motion picture work is currently running in many national and international television commercials. Red Water, (currently airing on The Ocean Network http://oceannetwork.tv/red-water.html, Native State and Silence, are three films he produced working with a talented group of friends including Dana Brown ‘Step Into Liquid’,  John Dulich of Dulich and Sons custom homes, Tom Stanton, Rico Veale, Pat Raymond of The Surf Kings Band.

Doyle’s still work is represented by Corbis, and his cinematography work is represented and distributed by Getty Images.


and Art Beats.

After 35 years shooting sports, Doyle’s taken new direction in his photography career and is now focused on real estate, architecture and interior design photography. He currently resides in the Ko Olina resort community on the West Side of Oahu with his Australian Labradoodle Rusty.

Architecture, Interior Design, Commercial Drone, Portrait Photography

All Photos Copyright © 2019 Rick Doyle Photography

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