Podcast by Alex Gagne
On today's podcast I speak with photographer and founder of Negative Supply, AJ Holmes. In this interview I speak to AJ about his journey with photography and what prompted him to start Negative Supply a company which helps photographers scan film with digital cameras. Be sure to check out Negative Supply's Black Friday Sale.
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On today’s podcast I speak with Mexican documentary photographer Greta Rico. Greta was kind enough to invite me into her home in Mexico City while I was visiting to interview her about her journey with photography. Greta’s work focuses on gender and human rights issues and her work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post , and The Guardian to name a few. Her project titled "Substitute Mother" was one of the 2023 Leica Women Foto project Awardees and her work has been exhibited in galleries around the world. It was a real pleasure to speak with Greta as her work is both beautiful but also extremely important and impactful to creating change in the world. Thanks so much for listening and I hope you enjoy.
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On today’s podcast I speak with photographer Jennifer McClure. Jennifer is a fine art photographer who’s work explores relationships, family, solitude and she often uses her own experiences to explore her own identity. I really have a great deal of respect for Jennifers work as it is very vulnerable and explores topics that all humans deal with but are often not comfortable talking about. Jennifer has a new exhibit at the Leica Gallery in Boston,MA the will be up through January and she also has a upcoming workshop at the Leica Gallery in Boston,MA which will focus on documenting family , self portraiture , as well as building intentionality on ones work. I hope you enjoy this episode and thanks for listening!
Jennifer's upcoming Leica Workshop
On today's podcast I speak to photographer Mark Mahaney. Mark has worked with clients such as Nike, Levi's,Google, Time magazine, and GQ to name a few. In this episode I speak to Mark about his recent cover shoot for Time magazine where he photographed Martin Scorsese. I also speak to Mark about his time working as a photo assistant, how he approaches his business, and much much more.
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On today's podcast I welcome back returning guest photographer Joe Pugliese. Joe is a portrait / entertainment photographer based in Los Angeles,CA. In this interview Joe and I discuss how to handle challenging portrait sessions, how to handle comparing yourself to other photographers as well as his passion for baking.
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IG - @joepug
On today's episode I welcome photographer Atiba Jefferson who is currently a staff photographer at Thrasher Magazine and has worked with clients such as Nike, Adidas, SLAM, Canon, and Red Bull to name a few. Atiba got his start at Transworld Skateboarding before going on to help start The Skateboard Mag and has been one of the most influential skate photographers for decades. Beyond skate photography Atiba has spent decades photographing basketball for SLAM and the NBA having worked with athletes such as Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and Lebron James.
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Listening and Learning
Alex has a way of asking the right questions. The photographers interviewed share their experience, and also details on how they got to where they are, some of their mistakes and a lot on their creative process. I walk away with new knowledge everytime I listen. Great podcast!
Love how in-depth and honest the conversations are. It’s a great addition to my podcast schedule to boost my own work.
Good insights into the “real world” of photographers!
Love the candor and insights into the real lives of working photographers!
Keep up the good work.