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Published in Docu Book Vol 4.
Best of Documentary & Street Photography
ISSN: 2814-9033
Digital publication (ebook)
 

Interview & Photographs: 

Court Richards

Tell about yourself a little bit… How did you become a photographer?

My name is Court Richards and I’m an Australian that has been living and working abroad for the last 20 years. About 10 years ago I bought my first DSLR and clumsily worked my way through every style of photography never really developing anything that could be considered an individual style. In 2018 I found myself unexpectedly living in the heart of Paris. As I explored the historic streets, museums and galleries I was quickly drawn to the grainy black and white street photography that portrayed the city and its people with such simple grace and freedom. I immediately fell in love and dove head first into the world of street photography. Now I can’t imagine a world where I’m not aware of the simple beauty and moments that surround us every day as we go about our lives.

What has been the biggest lesson you have learned as a photographer?

Always secure your camera. I traveled to New York in 2019 and…