Richard Alan Krieger is a photographer who lived most of his life in beautiful Palos Verdes Estates which is a suburb of Los Angeles. His love for nature inspired him to move to a forest near Sandpoint, Idaho where he lives today. Over the years Richard developed a love for photography with a focus on nature photography as an art form. He is also a digital artist who has turned some of his photos into surrealistic dreamlike landscapes in Photoshop. Richard’s background includes being the author of “Civilization’s Quotations: Life’s Ideal” which is an inspirational book of famous quotations. He was also a prominent singer/songwriter known as “Crane” in the L.A. music scene in the 1980’s playing with such groups as the Minutemen.