Richard John Ford

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Photography in Brighton

Published April 16th, 2012

I had so much fun yesterday.

I headed to Brighton with the guys and girls from the "We Shoot People!" photography group.

In amongst taking photos of ourselves in “face in the walls” on Brighton Pier and taking photos of seaguls I managed to get some good street shots of the people of Brighton.

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Brick Lane Market

Published April 1st, 2012

While in the midst of an unseasonal heatwave here in England I joined up with the “We Shoot People!” photography group today to do some street photography in Brick Lane market.

It was a great day out, lots of people were out and about so I took lots of photos (over 290), of those photos (as always) I’ve uploaded the best ones so far to 500px and Flickr.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Published March 21st, 2012

On Sunday I joined the “We Shoot People!” street photography group and this time we headed to Hyde Park and Trafalga Square during the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Here are some photos from St. Patrick’s Day in London.

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Portobello Road Market

Published March 9th, 2012

It was a really nice day yesterday, the sun was out and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Yup, it was a perfect day to head down Portobello Market with the “We Shoot People!” street photography group, and start taking hundreds of photos.

A few hours of going through over 160 photos and I have now uploaded and edited the best ones.

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Covent Garden & Westminster

Published March 9th, 2012

So today I was supposed to go another meetup group to take some photos around Soho and Covent Garden but unfortunately the meetup was called off for an emergency, however I still made my way down to London to take some photos around Covent Garden and then Westminster.

They were preparing for tonight’s Bafta awards in Covent Garden, I couldn’t see much though!

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Winter Wonderland

Published March 9th, 2012

There was lots of snow here today, I went out on a walk and took way too many shots, I even got caught up in a local rambling group and got asked to take a group photo — my first professional job!

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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Published March 9th, 2012

On Sunday morning I joined a group of photographers outside Embankment tube station in London on a cold, grey and gloomy day. I’d joined a group via Meetup.com called “We Shoot People!” and joined them for a street photography walk around Trafalgar Square.

I was armed with my very entry level Canon EOS D1100D DSLR camera and my trusty old Sony CyberShot DSC-HX5 (which I didn’t use in the end!). We set off around 11:00AM, and entered the sea of people gathering in Trafalgar Square and Chinatown for the Chinese New Year celebrations, here are my beginner photos from the event.

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