A series of conversations celebrating the multi-faceted photographic industry, aiming to enlighten, entertain and educate the listeners whether they be keen hobbyists, seasoned shooters or simply visually-driven individuals.
#30 - Crypto, NFTs & the future of photography w/ Chloe Diamond
On this weeks episode we are joined by Chloe Diamond, Chloe is the CMO at Swash App and a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art. She talks us through crypto, blockchain and NFTs and what implications these new emerging technologies will have on the photographic industry.
IAMA Coin - Kevin Abosch
MOCDA - Museum of Contemporary Digital Art
The stone coins of Yap
Memo Atken - The Unreasonable Ecological Cost of CryptoArt
Definitions: Proof of Stake and Proof of Work, Smart contracts
Adam Broomberg & Blockchain
Audius music streaming
Brave and Basic Attention Tokens (BATs)
Blockchain and the music industry
An overview video of data ownership on the internet
Desert Island Camera: Leica 1
Desert Island Photobook: Elliott Erwitt - Dog Dogs
#29 - Transitioning & carving a creative path w/ Kalpesh Lathigra
This week on the show we have a great, far-ranging and frank chat with photographer Kalpesh Lathigra. Kal has been in the industry for over 30 years. He won a World Press award in 2000, received W.Eugene Smith Fellowship among many other awards. He discusses his journey into the industry via newspapers and photojournalism and the changes in direction that he decided to take towards a more artistic practice. We also discuss some of his techniques, his use of large-format and polaroid cameras, where he finds his projects and what is involved in the research for said projects. We also talk about digital noise, navigating the editorial world and boxing. Below are various things mentioned throughout the show!
Joey Pouch ( *** GIVEAWAY **** check our instagram for giveaway details!)
Paper Boy magazine and on instagram
Desert Island Camera: Wista 45SP
Desert Island photobook: Harlemville by Claire Richardson - read more about it on her website
#28 - Listeners Questions w/ Tom & Greg
This week on the pod we answer your questions! We go through questions that you have sent through via instagram, email or the website, and have a go at answering them. We talk NFTs, insurance, portfolios, CRMs and realities and difficulties of having a tough old year….
Check the links for further detail and information
Daylight Grip & Textiles
Hard Drive backup 3-2-1 method
Saal Digital - for printing portfolios or books
Blurb books - for printing portfolios or books
Angus MacPherson - designer
No Plastic Sleeves - portfolio book
A Photo Editor - great blog for inspiration with portfolios and mailers
Profoto B10 replacement knob
#27 - Motivation & moving forward w/ Suzanne Sease & Kat Dalager
On this episode of the pod we are super lucky to be joined by Suzanne Sease and Kat Dalager. We worked out that between them they have almost 80 years of experience in the advertising industry! Kat still works as an industry Art Buyer and Suzanne does photography consultation and has a column on the very informative A Photo Editor blog.
We talk to them about regaining your motivation, personal projects, ways to network and target new clients, the rise of pure play advertising, NFTs and much much more.
In the intro we talk about Kaizen, Kit vs Creativity, the Photoshop 'ENHANCE' feature and Reverse Image Search amongst other wafflings.
This is a great episode so grab ears and take listen
Kaizen and it’s meaning
Photoshop enhance feature
Reverse Image Search
Spend time with positivity - find a positive community to surround yourself with
Suzanne's website: www.suzannesease.com
This is the link for Media Post https://www.mediapost.com/publications/accounts-on-the-move/
If you want to add the inspiration for shooting, here are those links.
https://www.oneclub.org (US market or good for photographers from other countries who want to promote themselves to the US)
Reid Rolls photographer
Bubble Boy - George Kamper
Adobe Max online
Use of Linkedin
Pure play internet
Desert Island Camera
Desert Island books
Max Hershfield - concentration camp
Contact for Kat: KatDalager@gmail.com
#26 - Commissioners & key art w/ Carl Palmer (Channel 4)
This week we are joined by Carl Palmer, Senior Photography Commissioner at Channel 4. We chat to Carl about what is involved in his day to day role as a commissioner, portfolio viewings, how they decide what to commission to whom, what's involved in such shoots.
In the intro there was a lot of ‘bag chat’ and we discussed the following items
Peak Design spoof
Peak Design Travel Tripod
Peak Design Travel Bag
Peak Design tech pouch
Diginate for all your sticker needs
If you are looking to do some some stencils - this is Tom’s magic ingredient carpet protection tape
Carl’s desert island camera: Olympus EP1 PEN
Carl’s desert Island photobook: Irving Penn - Small Trades
#25 - Moving to motion w/ Adam De Silva
This week on the show we talk to Adam De Silva about his transition from stills photographer to Film Director, running his own motion focused production company. We discuss how and why he made the decision to switch, what skills he had to learn and what changes to the way he works he had to make. We also touch on putting treatments together, the importance of pre production, how to effectively ask for advice amongst many other things!
Discussed in the programme:
Artemis Pro App - Digital viewfinder for the iphone
Affinity publishing - for putting together treatments and PDFs
Shot deck - Movie stills resource for use in treatments
Google Drive - for team based organization
Desert Island photobook: Robert Frank, The Americans
Desert Island Camera: Canon 5D mk III