The Palm Springs Photo Festival podcasts contain interviews with its world famous and influential workshop instructors.
The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect offers professional, emerging professional and serious advanced amateur photographers the opportunity to study with legendary photographers, show portfolios in our celebrated portfolio review program, check out and shoot with the latest gear, attend cutting-edge seminars, symposiums, networking events and enjoy evening presentations by world famous image-makers. The inevitable relationships that are made or renewed at PSPF are often transformative!
PSPF Podcast # 17. The Legendary rock & folk music photographer Henry Diltz talks about the 60s, Mamma Cass, CSN&Y, Joni, Laurel Canyon, the truth about herb, print sales and Life happening when you're doing something else.
In a raucous, candid and humorous interview Diltz tells of the historic Laurel Canyon days of the sixties with pals like Steven Stills, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, James Taylor, Mama Cass, John Sebastian and the whole range of American rock, folk music and pop culture legends he photographed before they were famous and over the next 50 years. It’s thought that Henry may have sold more prints than any photographer in history.
Palm Springs Photo Festival Podcast # SIXTEEN: Fine Art Photographer Roger Ballen speaks his unique vision; Fink You Freaky; 5-years with rats; the psychology of the inner mind, Roger's theater, Platteland, Outland, Dorps, Shadow Chamber; and more.
One of the most collected contemporary photographers working today, Roger Ballen speaks about what brought him to the unique vision he is so known for; the legendary music video, Fink You Freaky; five years living with rats; the psychology of the inner mind, Roger's theater, shelters; Johannesburg; Platteland, Outland, Boarding House, Dorps, Shadow Chamber; basketball, Berkeley, Woodstock and more.
Palm Springs Photo Festival Podcast # FIFTEEN: Ralph Gibson: 40+ books, 60-years of career, Book-making & The Somnambulist
Legendary fine art photographer Ralph Gibson talks about 60-years of making images, 40+ books, The Somnambulist, Robert Frank & Dorothea Lange, The right side of the street, photo-book making, pal Helmut, his weekend in Pennsylvania, the frigate in the North Atlantic, Lustrum Press, Larry Clark, B&W, color & his favorite lenses of all time.
Palm Springs Photo Festival Podcast # FOURTEEN: Stephen Wilkes on his Taschen monograph, Jay Maisel Movie and his deepest passions!
Stephen Wilkes is riding the wave. Wilkes shares his process for making EPIC images, his Jay Maisel stories, his seamless bridging of commercial & fine art & the depth of his passion for moving the needle. Tick off his new feature film documentary, Taschen monograph, Nat Geo stories and his success selling prints at the high end of the market and his famous chicken suit story.
Palm Springs Photo Festival Podcast # THIRTEEN: In one word: DUANE. Duane Michals talks about life, death, "art", sex, age, Andy Warhol, McKeesport, creativity, personal style and more.
In our second, one-person (new series) conversation, we talk with one of the few photographers known by just one name: DUANE. Duane Michals talks about life, death, "art", sex, age, humor, nostalgia, past, present, Andy Warhol, McKeesport, creativity, personal style and more. Michals is one of the true legends from the latter 20th Century and 21st Century. At 88 - still going strong as hell!
Palm Springs Photo Festival Podcast # TWELVE: Photographer Dan Winters talks about reverence for tools, the value of sensibility, guide numbers, Diane Arbus, Nadar, ASA, Ektalure, thyristors, rebate areas, angle of incidence, Niepce and more.
For the first time, we dedicate an entire podcast episode to photographer Dan Winters who will conduct his master class for PSPF 2021. We’ll talk about Dan’s reverence for tools, the difference between a photo session and a sitting, guide numbers, Diane Arbus, Nadar, ASA, Ektalure, Jay Maisel’s wedding, thyristors, the splendors of the rebate area, angle of incidence, Nicephore Niepce and more. Get ready!