Austin-based photographer Randal Ford believes that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. He is obsessed with details, creative collaboration, and chasing a timeless aesthetic.
Ford’s work has appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, 20 Texas Monthly covers, an expansive coffee table book, and the cover of Communication Arts. Among many other accolades, in 2015 Ford was named one of the top 200 advertising photographers worldwide by German-based magazine Lüerzers Archive. Ford’s work has been featured in a host of other industry publications. He has been sought after to collaborate with some of the biggest brands and largest agencies in the world. Some of the agencies Ford has collaborated with include BBDO, FCB, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather, The Martin Agency, and Wieden+Kennedy.
Ford’s wide range of work includes portraiture, lifestyle, animals, and environmentals. Throughout his work he’s been able to maintain a consistent aesthetic while problem solving, evolving, and molding to clients needs.
His laid back and approachable personality keeps him grounded in his passion for creating beautiful work, collaborating with clients, and having fun along the way.
"Randal Ford is a magician. He combines the best of traditional photography - he's got a great eye, he knows how to work with light, he understands space - with an ambitious embrace of new technologies that makes all things possible. His pictures feel alive."
- TJ Tucker, Texas Monthly, Creative Director