54 episodes

Your friends and family expect you to bring your camera to birthday parties and holiday dinners. You pick up your camera before the broom when your kids spill flour all over the kitchen floor. You're the family photographer. Every other week, I share my conversations with photographers about their work and their families. How can we take better photos of our family life? Why are we taking all these photos in the first place?

The Family Photographer Jenny Stein

    • Visual Arts

Your friends and family expect you to bring your camera to birthday parties and holiday dinners. You pick up your camera before the broom when your kids spill flour all over the kitchen floor. You're the family photographer. Every other week, I share my conversations with photographers about their work and their families. How can we take better photos of our family life? Why are we taking all these photos in the first place?

    10: Kate Miller Wilson - Making Photos about Autism and Connection

    10: Kate Miller Wilson - Making Photos about Autism and Connection

    Today’s guest is Kate Miller Wilson. Kate is a mother, photographer and author. Our conversation begins with the photo that started a series of photos of her son who is on the autism spectrum. The series became the stunning book - Look Me in the Lens. The book is a combination of photos she made with her son and insights from her son about his experience of life with autism. We also talk about Kate’s love of daily photos and the new love of her life - using a large format 4x5 film camera. Enjoy the show

    • 1 hr 5 min
    9: Raymond Hatfield - Helping a Couple Who Lost Wedding Photos

    9: Raymond Hatfield - Helping a Couple Who Lost Wedding Photos

    Today’s guest is Raymond Hatfield. Raymond is a father, photographer and host of the Beginner Photography Podcast. Our conversation begins with the story of Raymond helping a couple who had wedding photos taken but they never saw them. Raymond talks about making photo books of his family life - why they are important and what he’s done to making the books simpler. He tells us about the one second a day videos he’s doing right now. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    8: Antonina Mamzenko - Seeing Family Love with Photography

    8: Antonina Mamzenko - Seeing Family Love with Photography

    Today’s guest is Antonina Mamzenko. Antonina is a mother and photographer living in London. She photographs families in her area and famiies from around the world when they visit London. She tells us how she connects with and photographs these families while she also helps them tour London. We also discuss her the day in the life sessions and what she wants the families she photographs to see in her photos. Other topics include lens choices and parents getting in photos with their families. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    7: Troy Colby - The Fragility of Fatherhood

    7: Troy Colby - The Fragility of Fatherhood

    On this episode: Troy Colby. Troy is a photographer and father. I found his project, The Fragility of Fatherhood and right away wanted to have him on the podcast. Troy talks about how this project began and what his hopes are for it. Troy is tired of images that idealize family life. His work explores the more ambiguous moments of being a father. Our conversation is as much about what it feels like to be a parent as what it is like to photograph our life and family.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    6: Tryn Rose Seley - Helping People Remember Who They Are With a Single Photograph

    6: Tryn Rose Seley - Helping People Remember Who They Are With a Single Photograph

    Today's show is with an old friend of mine, Tryn Rose Seley. Tryn Rose works with people who have dementia and has written a book titled, Fifteen Minutes of Fame: One Photos Does Wonders To Bring You Both Back to Solid Ground.

    • 53 min
    5: Kristen Kalp - Letting Ourselves Be Seen

    5: Kristen Kalp - Letting Ourselves Be Seen

    Today’s show is a conversation with Kristen Kalp. Once upon a time, Kristen had a job photographing kids. These days, she’s a writer, teacher, poet, podcaster and business coach for creative people. We start our conversation talking about photos of herself that have helped her - how they were made and why they help her. She talks about what her clients, who are mostly women, struggle with and what she helps them see and do.

    • 36 min

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Jenny has great interviews. She is skilled at pulling in anecdotes from her own experience while keeping focus on the person being interviewed. I always enjoy her conversations with other photographers.

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