Raymond is a corporate and documentary photographer located in Philadelphia Pa. His clients include: POLITICO, The Washington Post, New York Times, Real Assets Advisor Magazine, Philadelphia Citizen, PECO-Exelon Company, Thomas Jefferson University, Regional Foundation Center, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, Billy Penn, In These Times Magazine, Philadelphia Health Department (You Shoot, Now What) campaign, Portfolio Associates, Philadelphia Inquirer, Ralston House, Philadelphia Convention and Visitor Bureau, Con-Edison Solutions, NCRC, SEPTA, Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia International Airport. "PORTRAITS OF FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA.". In the summer of 2008 Raymond had his first one person exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia titled "Portraits of Family Caregivers of People with Alzheimer's/dementia. In 2016 he had another exhibit of the same project at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in the Perleman Center. It was his reaction to his father "Big Ray" developing dementia in 1997 and dying from it's affects in 2001. You can view the work @1raymondwholmansr.wordpress.com, and on the YouTube link on the Home page of this website. Raymond recently decided after eight years to revisit the project, but in a much more self protective manner. "COVID-19 IN BLACK AMERICA." Since April of 2020 Raymond been working on a personal project titled "COVID-19 in Black America" which focuses on Covid19 in Black communities of Philadelphia, and Atlanta GA. to gain insight to how it disproportionately affects Black and brown community compared to other communities. "Princeton University" is an on going project focused on high striving young Black Men attending Ivy League schools. In the summer of 2022 he started "What is Race?" and who decided it really matters. His intention is to travel to Mississippi and Memphis Tennesse in 2023 and create a short film documentary. Raymond is an active member of Diversifyphoto.
My moral obligation is to create/capture the image that tells the story of a particular moment in time.