A podcast featuring candid conversations with photographers, academics, reporters and editors on the ethics and practice of visual storytelling. Co-hosts Nyasha Kadandara and Tasneem Alsultan take on the topics of representation, mental health, sexual harassment, call-out culture and accountability, making mistakes and self reflection. We aim to bring what are often private conversations into the public arena.
What’s in your camera bag?
Co-hosts Tasneem Alsultan and Nyasha Kadandara ask 13 photographers what they carry in their camera bags.
Featuring Fabiola Ferrero, John Edwin Mason, Khadija Farah, Patience Zalanga, Barry Christianson, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Tom Saater, Tanvi Mishra, Annie Tritt, Peter DiCampo, Josué Rivas, Patrick Baz and Andrea Bruce
Invisible wounds: The mental toll of working in visual journalism
Visual journalists are no strangers to trauma – including those working far from the frontlines. Deadlines, PTSD, financial uncertainty, imposter syndrome, protest, pandemic, harassment, maintaining relationships, and even success can be traumatic. Today we discuss how we as visual storytellers navigate this challenging field and deal with the uncertainty and mental toll it takes. and
Featuring Patrick Baz and Tom Saater
The Reckoning: Holding the visual journalism industry accountable
The internet and its various social media platforms have given anyone with a username – and a little courage – the opportunity to publicly speak their mind. Calling out, cancelling, and flat-out cyber bullying, you see it all these days. Host Tasneem Alsultan wonders, when it comes to the visual journalism industry, what are the roots of this phenomenon, and will it actually lead to change? She speaks with three people who have found different ways to speak out, all with the same goal of making the industry a little more fair for us all.
Featuring Khadija Farah, Asim Rafiqui and John Edwin Mason
Whose portrait would you love to take?
Co-hosts Tasneem Alsultan and Nyasha Kadandara ask 10 photographers whose portrait they would love to take and why.
Featuring Fabiola Ferrero, John Edwin Mason, Patience Zalanga, Barry Christianson, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Tom Saater, Tanvi Mishra, Annie Tritt, Peter DiCampo and Josué Rivas.
Courage is infectious: Standing up to sexual harassment
When we ourselves become victims of sexual harassment and abuse, how do we navigate the process of speaking out? How can we support each other and build a safer industry? And just how inclusive has the #MeToo movement been? In this episode of Repicture, cohosts Tasneem Alsultan and Nyasha Kadandara discuss the sexual harassment of women within the visual journalism industry.
Featuring Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Kristen Chick and Tanvi Mishra
What is a photo you wish you had taken but didn't?
Co-hosts Tasneem Alsultan and Nyasha Kadandara ask seven photographers if there is a photo they wish they had taken but didn't. Featuring Fabiola Ferrero, John Edwin Mason, Patience Zalanga, Barry Christianson, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Tom Saater and Tanvi Mishra.