07801 552437 | 01444 891596 alex@alexrickardphotography.com

About Alex

Family and Commercial Photographer

My name is Alex Rickard and I’ve been running my professional photography business for over 10 years. I work mainly in Sussex and the surrounding areas and enjoy making the most of the beautiful countryside around us.

I worked as a Picture Editor on newspapers and magazines for many years and that’s where my passion and ‘eye’ for photography began.  After having my children (now 14 & 16) I really began to learn the technicalities of photography and after sharing my images online I was encouraged by friends to pursue my photography dreams.  I can honestly say I’ve never looked back!

I have a passion for learning (you could call me a workshop junkie!) and have enjoyed developing my skills even further over the lockdown period.  I’ve focused more on lighting and product photography and have a built a cabin in my garden (my little piece of heaven) where I spend a lot of my time.

I’ve recently expanded my business to include more commercial shoots – headshots, personal branding, school marketing photography and events but my love for photographing children and families still remains.

I adore teaching photography skills to children (encouraging them to look at the world a little differently) and also teach adults on a one-to-one basis.  I hope to be running adult classes very soon.

I’d love to hear about your family or business and what you’d like to achieve… Please get in touch using the form below.

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