Photographer + Filmmaker

Rick Southers is a freelance photographer and filmmaker based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born in the South and raised in the North, Rick’s wide lens of perception was formed at a young age. His lineage of entrepreneurs and artists subconsciously nudged him toward his own destiny.


Rick’s love of photography stemmed from documenting world travels in his early 20s. It was his talent for visual storytelling that led him to hone his craft and begin capturing important moments for clients. Over the past 5 years Rick has amassed a portfolio of hotels, travel companies, weddings, festivals, and other events spanning the US, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

For press or booking inquiries, please email contact@rickontherun.com.

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S.39: Just Cruisin feat. Rick Southers

"This week we feature adventurer Rick Southers (@rick_ontherun) who may be our first official boat expert on the show! He shares how be started traveling as an avid cruise fan and eventually broke out into overseas travel, visiting the Gondola's of Venice and the yachts of Croatia. He also drops some serious travel gems..."


10 Black Men Who Are #TravelBae Goals

"These 10 men are changing the game in the travel world---venturing off the beaten path and letting us in on how royally our kings roll around the world."


Wanderluster Wednesdays

Meet the world traveler & photographer from the east side of Pittsburgh, PA Rick Southers aka @Rick_ontherun. Read why Cape Town, South Africa is Rick's favorite destination he's visited thus far and why he advises people to take a leap with a reputable group travel company if you're afraid to travel alone.