Chris Ramirez is a Director DP with 31 years of professional photography experience, including 15 years for The New York Times, where he shot more than 2,000 assignments. As owner and operator of Firehouse Road, LLC, Chris produces cinematic video and still photography for clients including Mercedes-Benz, AMG Driving Academy, Discovery Channel, Parade Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal.
Chris was also a UAS (drone) Instructor for the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services from 2018 - 2020. Chris trained the FBI, FDNY, NYPD, and many emergency response agencies on using UAS in public safety. He is also an interior firefighter with the Summitville Fire Department in Sullivan County, NY.
Chris is currently producing a documentary film about firefighting called Sullivan Fire. The film will provide insight into the courageous decisions volunteers make, and introduce audiences to these first responders who, literally, are also their neighbors.
Chris is available for consultation by appointment. 914-799-0601