Rick Hunter

Arts & Culture
4:51 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Friends Remember Rick Hunter, The "San Antonio Jack Kerouac Of Photography"

Rick Hunter Facebook photo.

San Antonio recently lost a highly visible artist. Rick Hunter was probably San Antonio's most known photographer when he died last week of pneumonia.

Facebook may seem an odd place to take the measure of a man, but if you go to Rick Hunter’s Facebook page, the tributes number into the hundreds.

"Rick Hunter was a colleague of mine at the San Antonio Express News," said Hector Saldaña. "I think of a very encouraging person, I think of a guy that loved people, it was evident in his photographs."

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Arts & Culture
1:58 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Go in Peace: Rick Hunter

Rick Hunter, on the island of Janitzio, Mexico
Credit Rick Hunter Photography

It was with the heaviest heart that I read the news, spreading like a wild fire, of the death of the extraordinary photographer Rick Hunter. He was one of my favorite people on Facebook and a constant inspiration as I tried, and tried again, to train my camera to see as he saw. My eye will never be as keen as his, yet I will continue to strive to capture the world around me as he always did, so skillfully.

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