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From Orms, this is Orms Air, where we unpack and investigate the compelling questions at the forefront of our creative community’s consciousness, joined by the artists, photographers, and creators brave enough to step up to the mic, and join us in discussion. Whether you are a visual professional seeking inspiration or an arts enthusiast in need of diversion, we invite you to join the conversation by subscribing to Orms Air. We hope that your creativity will be held, nurtured and nourished by participating in our discussions. This show is produced and hosted by Jess Young and edited by Sam Wilson.

Orms Air: The Orms Podcast Jess Young

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From Orms, this is Orms Air, where we unpack and investigate the compelling questions at the forefront of our creative community’s consciousness, joined by the artists, photographers, and creators brave enough to step up to the mic, and join us in discussion. Whether you are a visual professional seeking inspiration or an arts enthusiast in need of diversion, we invite you to join the conversation by subscribing to Orms Air. We hope that your creativity will be held, nurtured and nourished by participating in our discussions. This show is produced and hosted by Jess Young and edited by Sam Wilson.

    Making It As A Professional Visual Creative: Photographer & Filmmaker Jacques Grobler On Your Essential Skillset

    Making It As A Professional Visual Creative: Photographer & Filmmaker Jacques Grobler On Your Essential Skillset

    Season 3 Episode 14 of Orms Air: The Orms Podcast sees photographer and filmmaker Jacques Grobler step up to the mic. Jacques -- a well-travelled creative and graduate of the Orms Cape Town School of Photography's Cinematography for Content Creation programme -- joined us in studio to discuss how a background in stills photography can influence your visual storytelling as a video creator, what was like to partner with Canon South Africa, and what it takes to make it as a creative in the photo- or videographic industries.

    Find Jacques on his Instagram. 
    WHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 55 min
    Slice of Matt On Composition, Clouds, And The Joys Of Creating For Yourself

    Slice of Matt On Composition, Clouds, And The Joys Of Creating For Yourself

    Photographer, content creator, and video editor Matt Miszczak, better known as Slice of Matt on his socials, joins us in studio for Season 3 Episode 13 of Orms Air: The Orms Podcast. In this lighthearted and insightful chat, Matt and Orms Air host Jess Young unpack Matt's unique and refreshing approach to content creation, what he looks for in an aesthetically pleasing composition, and how he has managed to avoid creator burnout. This is a must-hear episode for those who need to be reminded of the pure delight and fulfilment that can come from creating work that is just for you, with no pressure to have it validated by an audience. 

    Find Matt on the links below: 
    His Instagram His YouTube channel
    In this episode, Matt mentions the following creators and content: 
    Aaron BrimhallChris BurkardBenjamin HardmanSteve BookerBen BrownYik KeatGiulia GartnerJared PaisleyJoe GreerThe Bon Appétit YouTube channelMatty Matheson's YouTube channelMelissa Delport's Orms Air episode
    WHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    Storyteller Celeste Jacobs On Expressing Idealism Through Film Photography & Calm Compositions

    Storyteller Celeste Jacobs On Expressing Idealism Through Film Photography & Calm Compositions

    Cape Town-based writer and film photographer Celeste Jacobs sat down with us in conversation about the medium of analogue image-making as a mediation, and an expression of the state of one's inner world. In a meeting of like minds and kindred souls, our host, Jess, and Celeste discuss what drew them to film photography, their favourite film stocks for beginners, and what compositional elements produce a calm image. This episode is a must-listen for all those interested in exploring analogue photography looking for the next steps to dive into the medium.

    Find Celeste on her Instagram.

    In this episode, Jess and Celeste mention the following: 
    Our comparison video examining the pro's and con's of shooting on film, DSLR and mirrorless on OrmsTV Jess' video shot in lockdown 2020 on why she ditched digital to become a film photographer The Analogue Photography Cape Town Facebook group that hosts monthly film photo walks and regular exhibitions for its members Marina Abramovic, a performance artist who is one of Celeste's primary sources of creative inspirationOur Instagram Story Takeover Highlight on the @ormsdirect Instagram profile, where you can see Celeste speak more about her relationship with film photographyCeleste's collaboration with Orms Print Room & Framing where she made an incredible portfolio book using our Create & Print photobook serviceWHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 1 hr
    Wedding Photographer & Plus Size Male Model Edó Mostert On Empowering Your Subjects To Feel Sexy

    Wedding Photographer & Plus Size Male Model Edó Mostert On Empowering Your Subjects To Feel Sexy

    Stepping up to the mic for Season 3 Episode 11 of Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is wedding photographer, plus size male model, BOPO and LGBTQIA+ activist, Edó Mostert. A self-described "soulful" image-maker, Edó joined us in studio to share how he navigates the logistics of shooting a destination wedding, how to go about finding your 3 go-to sexy poses, and how to make literally anyone look absolutely fantastic in a photograph.

    In this episode, Jess and Edó repeatedly mention an incredible photograph that Edó shot of Jess while out on an influencer adventure day with Canon and DJI. You can view that image here to see how unbelievably talented Edó is at posing even the most hopeless of subjects!

    Find Edó online: 
    His website His wedding photography InstagramHis personal InstagramWHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 56 min
    Sony Alpha Ambassador Mike Eloff Chats All Things Adventure & Time-Lapse With Us On A Friday Afternoon

    Sony Alpha Ambassador Mike Eloff Chats All Things Adventure & Time-Lapse With Us On A Friday Afternoon

    Season 3 Episode 10 of Orms Air: The Orms Podcast sees content creator, Sony Alpha Ambassador and time-lapse aficionado Mike Eloff stepping up to the mic.  Mike joined us in studio to discuss what it was like to leave his corporate job to explore a creative field, to share the valuable insights he gained from his long-term photo-series, and to delve into his method for crafting the perfect adventure photo. 

    In this episode Mike and Jess reference the following: 
    Matthew Vandeputte, a fantastic creator to check out for those who want to up their time-lapse gameMike's time-lapse workshops with Sony, which all those interested in the medium should definitely check out. Check for any upcoming workshops here. Find Mike online: 
    His website The Palm Tribe Instagram His personal InstagramWHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Melissa Delport "Follows Her Nose" To Authentic & Empowered Creative Expression

    Melissa Delport "Follows Her Nose" To Authentic & Empowered Creative Expression

    Coming in hot for Season 3 Episode 9 of Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is renowned food photographer Melissa Delport. Melissa is a holistic health coach, private chef, retreat facilitator, and the author of two internationally recognised cookbooks, and she joined us in studio to share her creative origin story, the driving force behind the creation of her cookbooks, and her naturalistic approach to food photography. This episode is jam-packed with amazing advice and valuable insights for creatives fresh and seasoned alike, as Melissa draws on her vast well of personal experience in this frank conversation. 
    Find Melissa online: 
    Her website Shop her books onlineHer InstagramWHAT WE DO
    Empowering the creativity of visual professionals and hobbyists alike at Orms Direct All things printing, framing, and photobooks at Orms Print Room & Framing Inspiring and educating the creatives of the future at Orms CTSP Find more Orms content online: 
    The Orms InstagramThe OrmsTV YouTube channel Orms on Facebook The Orms Connect Blog Orms Air: The Orms Podcast is produced and hosted by Orms Content Manager Jess Young. It is edited by Sam Wilson, our Audiovisual Content Producer.

    • 1 hr 13 min

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