Ryszard Horowitz (born 5 May 1939 in Krakow) - Polish photographer working in the United States, a precursor to the computer processing of photography, co-founder of the American Association of Advertising Photographers APA.

During World War II, as a Jew, he was imprisoned with his family in concentration camps. Thanks to Oskar Schindler as one of more than a thousand people he survived the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. He graduated from Art High School in Cracow He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Jan Matejko Since 1959 he lives in New York. In the United States, he studied at the Pratt Institute He worked for several advertising agencies, also as an art director. Since November 1967 has his own photo agency. His works are published and exhibited throughout the world. In October 2012 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław.