Eric Politzer is a Los Angeles-based editorial portrait photographer. Eric’s pursuit of professional photography began as the in-house photographer for a boutique public relations firm in San Francisco, where he shot mostly major local and national nonprofit organizations, as well as campaigns for the City of San Francisco.
Since 2009 he has been an independent photographer with special interest in documenting social issues, as well as working with performing arts organizations and corporations, especially in the hospitality industry.
His work has appeared in a number of compilation photography books, in addition to receiving extensive media coverage ranging from the San Francisco Chronicle to the New York Times, from Reuters to Yahoo!France and UK, from Le Figaro to Der Spiegel.
Eric has photographed all around the United States, and his international work has included Iceland, the United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Morocco, the Republic of Georgia, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Greece, Israel, Jordan, St. Lucia, Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Thailand and Bhutan.
Clients have included the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, the Los Angeles Music Center, the Cuban National Ballet, Lúnasa, the Heyman Center for Humanities at Columbia University, Boston College, Boston College Magazine, Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Pasadena Museum of History, the Pasadena Arts Council, Homeboy Industries, American Friends of Georgia, the Georgian National Ballet, Hodjapasha Cultural Center (Istanbul), the National March for Equality (official photographer), Colliers International, Mattel Inc., the Rosewood and South Place Hotel in London, Hotel Unico and Hotel Principal in Madrid, and the Monachyle Mhor Hotel in Scotland.