Michelle Guillermin is a wildlife and nature photographer who engages the viewer in both the grandeur of and the danger to wildlife.  Her use of stark, gritty black and white is intended to bridge time, to push viewers to imagine a world when wildlife was plentiful.  Her goal is to build awareness of the challenges facing our natural world through the appreciation of the few remaining creatures.

Her initial career in finances has provided her the foundation from which she has a secondary career as a photographer. Without completely leaving her financial work, she has successfully created a photographic life that has taken her around the world. Some of her work, particularly those of African elephants, is helping to create greater awareness of the plight faced by these great animals.



Michelle Guillermin


Robin V. Robinson



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Maggie Steber has worked in 64 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo Foundation, the Overseas Press Club, Pictures of the Year, the Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson and Ernst Haas Grants, and a Knight Foundation grant for the New American Newspaper project.

For over three decades, Steber has worked in Haiti. Aperture published her monograph, DANCING ON FIRE. In 2013 Steber was named as one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine, publishing a book and touring an exhibition in five American cities. Steber has served as a Newsweek Magazine contract photographer and as the Asst. Managing Editor of Photography and Features at The Miami Herald, overseeing staff projects that won the paper a Pulitzer and two finalist recognition. Her work is included in the Library of Congress, The Richter Library and in private collections. She has exhibited internationally. Clients include National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP, The Guardian, and Geo Magazine among others. Steber teaches workshops internationally including at the World Press Joop Swart Master Classes, the International Center for Photography, Foundry Workshops and and the Obscura Photo Festival.



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Ruddy Roye


Phil Toledano


Donato DiCamillo



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Stacey Tyrell was born and raised in Toronto, ON, Canada. She attended OCAD University where she majored in Photography. Her work predominantly deals with themes of identity, race and heritage as it pertains to post-colonial societies and the Caribbean Diaspora. Her work has appeared in such shows as Flash Forward 2012 at the Magenta Foundation, Position As Desired: Contemporary African Canadian Photography at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Canadian Museum for Immigration at Pier 21, MLK50 at the Places des Arts, PQ and Photography NOW 2009 at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY.

Her images are part of Heritage Canada and the Montreal Arts Interculturels Collections permanent collections and have appeared in such publications as European Photography, Marie Claire South Africa, Pictures From Paradise: A survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photographers, Canadian Art Magazine, ARC Magazine, Prefix Photo and Applied Arts Magazine.  She has also participated on various panels including the Canada Council for the Arts Next Generation Sounding 2013.  She currently is based in Brooklyn, NY, USA.



Stacey Tyrell


Peter Hugo



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TCF Ep. 333 - Danny Clinch Pt. 2

Danny Clinch loves music. He listens to it, plays it, photographs it, and films it. Through this passion, Danny has established himself as one of the premier photographers across the entire music scene. He has shot and filmed a wide range of artists, from Johnny Cash to Tupac Shakur, from Bjork to Bruce Springsteen.

His work has appeared on hundreds of album covers and in publications like Vanity Fair, Spin, Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, and more.

Clinch has presented his work in numerous galleries and published three books: Discovery Inn, When the Iron Bird Flies, and Still Moving.

As a director, Clinch has received three Grammy Award nominations. He has also directed music videos for artists like Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Dave Mathews, among others.

Danny plays harmonica in the Tangiers Blues Band and will occasionally put down his harp in the middle of the set, pick up his Leica, and began photographing his band members. During times like these, Danny Clinch is a very happy man.



Danny Clinch


Frank Ockenfel



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TCF Ep. 332 - Danny Clinch Pt. 1

Danny Clinch loves music. He listens to it, plays it, photographs it, and films it. Through this passion, Danny has established himself as one of the premier photographers across the entire music scene. He has shot and filmed a wide range of artists, from Johnny Cash to Tupac Shakur, from Bjork to Bruce Springsteen.

His work has appeared on hundreds of album covers and in publications like Vanity Fair, Spin, Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, and more.

Clinch has presented his work in numerous galleries and published three books: Discovery Inn, When the Iron Bird Flies, and Still Moving.

As a director, Clinch has received three Grammy Award nominations. He has also directed music videos for artists like Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Dave Mathews, among others.

Danny plays harmonica in the Tangiers Blues Band and will occasionally put down his harp in the middle of the set, pick up his Leica, and begin photographing his band members. During times like these, Danny Clinch is a very happy man.

This interview is being shared over 2 episodes.


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TCF Ep. 331 - Chris Marquardt

Chris Marquardt is a professional photographer and producer of the photography podcast, Tips from the Top Floor. He is also leads photographic workshops in Europe, the United States and at the foot of the Himalayas.  Chris is also a regular guest on the TWiT Network and Leo Laporte’s The Tech Guy show. He is the co-author of the new book, The Film Photography Handbook.


Chris Marquardt


Monika Andrae



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Levon Biss was born in 1975 and grew up in South London. He trained initially to be an illustrator and it was not until his late teens that he picked up a camera, combining photography with his love of sports.

Much of Levon’s work concentrates on shooting dynamic action portraits that show the beauty of the human form in movement. His keen understanding of the mind-set and extraordinary talents of athletes at their peak gives Levon an easy affinity with his subjects and this very much underpins the technical success of his images. His more recent work in a personal project called Microsculpture in which he captures incredibly detailed photographs of insects.

Levon has also been drawn to cover the culture surrounding sport and the fan’s perspective. His project ‘One Love’ is a brilliant exploration of the global love and passion for football, it took him to 26 countries, produced a best selling book, and an exhibition viewed by 1.2 million people worldwide.

Alongside his sports work, Levon has fulfilled many portrait and lifestyle commissions that showcase his great creativity and flexibility as a photographer, these include advertising shoots for O2, Deutsche Post, Mastercard and Sky and editorial work for the Observer, GQ and New York Times.



Levon Biss






Brent Stirton



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TCF Ep. 329 - Estevan Oriol

Estevan Oriol is an internationally celebrated professional photographer, director and urban lifestyle entrepreneur. Beginning his career as a hip-hop club bouncer turned tour manager for popular Los Angeles-based rap groups Cypress Hill and House of Pain, Estevan’s passion for photography developed while traveling the world. With an influential nudge and old camera from his father, renowned photographer Eriberto Oriol, Estevan began documenting life on the road and established a name for himself amid the emerging hip-hop scene.

Nearly 20 years later, Oriol’s extensive portfolio juxtaposes the glamorous and gritty planes of LA culture, featuring portraits of famous athletes, artists, celebrities and musicians as well as Latino, urban, gang, and tattoo counterculture lifestyles. He has photographed Al Pacino, Robert Dinero, Dennis Hopper, Marissa Miller, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Floyd Mayweather, and Lance Armstrong amongst others. He has also produced shoots for internationally-acclaimed photographers such as Ellen von Unwerth for Sang Bleu and Luca Babini for GQ Italy.

In addition to shooting campaigns for companies including Cadillac, Nike and Rockford Fosgate and directing new media projects for My Cadillac Stories, MetroPCS, MTV and Apple, Estevan has designed album covers and/or directed music videos for artists including Eminem, Cypress Hill, Blink 182, Snoop Dogg and Xzibit.

His work has been showcased in select galleries and institutions—such as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Petersen Automotive Museum, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’ Art in the Streets exhibit—concluding with a best-selling book of his work: LA Woman, capturing the dangerous and alluring beauty of women shot in his uniquely provocative and raw style. His photography has been featured in Complex, FHM, Juxtapoz, GQ, Vibe, Rolling Stone and other publications, with appearances on popular television shows such as, HBO’s Entourage and Last Call With Carson Daly.


Estevan Oriol


Eriberto Oriol



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Over the course of his 40-year career, photographer Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. Wolfe’s photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition and perspective. Wolfe's photographic mission is multi-faceted: art, wildlife advocacy, education, and journalism inform his work.

Wolfe is the host of the award-winning television series Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge, an intimate and upbeat series that offers insights on nature, culture, and the realm of digital photography. It now airs worldwide.

Wolfe has released over eighty books, including Earth Is My Witness, The Art of the Photograph, Vanishing Act, Human Canvas, and The Living Wild. His photos have appeared in magazines worldwide, including National Geographic, Smithsonian, Stern, GEO, and Terre Sauvage.

Education is a major component of Wolfe’s work, whether it is about the environment or about photography. He leads photographic tours and gives seminars worldwide.

Along with his numerous book and television awards, Wolfe is the proud recipient of the Nature's Best Photographer of the Year Award, the North American Nature Photography Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the Photographic Society of America’s Progress Medal. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Wolfe maintains his gallery, stock agency, and production company in Seattle, Washington. His fine artwork is also available through the Rotella Galleries, located in Las Vegas and New York City.



Art Wolfe



David duChemin




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Noe Montes is a Los-Angeles based photographer who specializes in documentary work for small non-profits. Though he has years of experience in editorial and commercial work, Montes desire that his work help people to tell their stories and effect positive change.

Born to parents who were at the time undocumented migrant workers, he has turned his camera to other migrant families in Southern California. His work focuses on themes of power, media and race.



Noe Montes


Amanda Lopez



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Kathy Shorr is a freelance photographer based in New York. Her work has been exhibited widely at such galleries as Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY, and Sariedo Gallery, NY. Her series, "Limousine," was included in the prestigious Visa Pour L'Image, International Photo-Journaliosm Festival, in Perpignan, France. Her work has been published in Popular Photography, Newsweek, French Photo, Camera Austria, Photo Review, On Seeing, New York Observer, and The Village Voice. As a freelance educational consultant, Ms. Shorr works with diverse groups of all ages in helping to learn how to express themselves through the lens and screen arts.

Here project SHOT explores the long-term impact of people who have survived gun violence.

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Kathy Shorr



Mark Peterson



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Elias Weiss Friedman is a photographer who is popularly known as The Dogist. He is the creator of the popular Instagram feed and blog which is dedicated to portraits of dogs, primarily found in the city of New York. The Instagram feed, which enjoys over 2 million followers, has culminated into a best-selling book titled, The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1000 Dogs.

The Dogist began as a personal photo project soon after Friedman was laid off his job as a brand strategist. He took to the streets making portraits of dogs and sometimes their owners. The result has been an incredibly popular cultural phenomena that has created some unexpected opportunities for the young photographer.



Elias Weiss Friedman (The Dogist)



The Dogist Instagram Feed



Tim Flach



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As the daughter of a wedding photographer, Yvonne Venegas’ work emerges from a reflection of portraiture charged by an analysis of social class and self-representation, particularly that of the Mexican upper middle class. She is interested in problematizing the idea of the perfect or official memory, by seeking moments of fragility or un-preparedness for the camera. Inhabited by upper middle-class social rituals, ideas of celebrity and beauty, upper class leisure, animals from a private zoo, beauty queens, or young wealthy children, she seeks to represent a fractured version of the images and situations that are traditionally understood to bring status and/or respect. Her experience growing up in the border has established in the way she views her subjects as well as the photographic practice itself, where she constantly looks for blurring lines between portraiture and documentary as well as explores the pulsating space between the perfect image and one that social studio photography could consider an error.

When producing work, Venegas believes in the relationship to the world via a camera as well as via her participation in situations over long periods of time. Anthropological curiosity and empathy are both essential elements of her practice. An important outcome for her work is printed and framed for gallery presentation, as well as in book form. She has published three books Maria Elvia de Hank (2010), Inedito (2012) and Gestus (2015), all by the editorial house RM.


Since 2009 Yvonne lives and works in Mexico City with her husband and two children.



Yvonne Venegas



Elaine Stocki



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Arthur Meyerson is recognized as one of America's finest photographers. Since 1974, this native Texan has traveled throughout the world, creating award winning advertising, corporate and editorial photographs, as well as an extensive body of fine art imagery. A three-time winner of Adweek's "Southwest Photographer of the Year" award, he is on Communication World's list of top 10 corporate photographers and was named one of the 30 best advertising photographers by American Photo.

His awards are numerous including gold medals from the New York Art Directors Club, the Art Directors Club of Houston, the Dallas Society of Visual Communications and the prestigious Stephen Kelly Award for his work on the Nike advertising campaign. He was selected by Nikon to their illustrious Legends Behind the Lens list and was honored by the Houston Advertising Federation as the inaugural recipient of the Only In Houston award for individuals “whose creativity and passion for his art have brought recognition to the city of Houston”. In 2008, the Houston Decorative Center named him as the first recipient of photography in their annual Stars Of Design celebration.

Besides his commercial work, Arthur’s fascination with light, color and the moment continues and has culminated into an impressive body of personal work as well and in 2012 culminated in his highly acclaimed book, The Color of Light. His photographs are in the public collections of several major institutions and have been exhibited internationally. He and his work have been profiled in many publications including Communication Arts, Rangefinder, Camera Arts, Graphis, Digital Photo Pro, Zoom (France), Portfolio, Idea (Japan), Novum (Germany), Photo World (China), and Fotodigital (Portugal).

A photographer with a strong commitment to his profession, Arthur teaches photography workshops, does individual mentoring and participates in speaking engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the Santa Fe Center for Photography as well as serving on the Board of Advisors for the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and the Houston Center for Photography.



Arthur Meyerson



Ernst Haas



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Born in San Francisco, David Alan Harvey was raised in Virginia. He discovered photography at the age of 11. Harvey purchased a used Leica with savings from his newspaper route and began photographing his family and neighborhood in 1956.

When he was 20 he lived with and documented the lives of a black family living in Norfolk, Virginia, and the resulting book, Tell It Like It Is, was published in 1966. He was named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association in 1978.

Harvey went on to shoot over forty essays for National Geographic magazine. He has covered stories around the world, including projects on French teenagers, the Berlin Wall, Maya culture, Vietnam, Native Americans, Mexico and Naples, and a recent feature on Nairobi.

He has published two major books, Cuba and Divided Soul, based on his extensive work on the Spanish cultural migration into the Americas, and his book Living Proof (2007) deals with hip-hop culture. His work has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Nikon Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Workshops and seminars are an important part of his life.

Harvey is founder and editor of the award-winning Burn magazine, featuring iconic and emerging photographers in print and online.

Harvey joined Magnum as a nominee in 1993 and became a full member in 1997. He lives in NC and NYC.



David Alan Harvey



Luc Delahaye



Carolyn Drake



Matt Black



Burn Magazine



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For the past 10 years, we've produced one of the best photography-related content in the form ofThe Candid Frame photography podcast. It has featured in-depth and insightful conversations with some of the world's best established and emerging photographers including Mary Ellen Mark, Matthew Jordan Smith, Douglas Kirkland, Reza, Maki Kawakita, Joe McNally and hundreds of others.

These conversations have provided insight and inspiration to people who are passionate about photography, whether professional or enthusiast. Regardless of genre, these conversations have provided inisght into what it takes to lead a creative life. 

As it enters its 10th year, The Candid Frame continues to be must-listen to those who love photography.

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Lara Jo Regan'scareer as a photographer has been uncommon and diverse, achievingserious acclaim and respect across several disciplines.

With a background inanthropology, journalism, film and fine art, Regan's work combinespainterly aesthetics with closely behavioral studies and obliquesocial commentary, a signature style she has applied to everythingfrom impoverished Appalachians to the rich elite. Her interpretivedocumentary coverage of American culture has been regularlycommissioned and published by the world's leading magazines such asTime, Newsweek, Life, Premiere and Entertainment Weekly, among manyothers. She is the recipient of many of her field's highest honors,including the coveted World Press Photo of the Year.

Over the years, Regan hasproduced one of the most extensive collections of SouthernCalifornia photography in existence. Her current projects seek toreinvigorate the meditative and provocative nature of documentaryimages by pushing the tradition into new abstract, conceptual andsemi-cinematic realms - while still preserving documentaryphotography's essential function of inciting meaningful alternativecontemplation of the real world.

Ironically, Regan also becameknown for creating a cultural phenomenon as well as covering one,as the artist behind the Mr. Winkle photo collection thattransformed her otherworldly canine muse (a rescued stray canine)into an international cult icon featured in best-selling books,calendars, and collected artwork. This led to a deepening interestin animal photography, resulting in numerous other groundbreakingbooks on the topic, as well as curatorial projects.

Regan's work has been exhibitedthroughout the world and is part of many collections. Majorarticles about her work have appeared in dozens of prominentpublications worldwide such as The New York Times, USA Today andThe Los Angeles Times, and she has been a featured guest onnumerous television broadcasts including CNN, the BBC and the TodayShow.

Her latest book is titled Dog inCars.



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Dogs in Cars OfficialWebsite



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Paul Gero is a photographer and author and has been a working professional for over 33 years.

He is the author of the best-selling book “Mastering Digital Wedding Photography” and has also published “The Kids of Ladera Ranch” (2008) and “The Kids of Orange Country” (since 2009), a charity fund-raising photographic book project that has raised over $60,000 for Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

He is a Sony Artisan of Imagery (sponsored by Sony) and speaks and writes frequently on the use of Sony mirrorless cameras and making the transition from DSLR cameras to mirrorless cameras.

He has been a wedding and portrait photographer since 2002. Prior to that he spent 19 years in daily journalism and staff photographer positions for The Chicago Tribune (in Chicago and in the paper’s Washington, D.C. bureau), and The Arizona Republic in Phoenix. In addition, he has been widely published in magazines such as Time, People, US News & World Report, Newsweek, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated.

When he’s not photographing families and children, you can find him cheering on his kids Kate and Sparky at their soccer and baseball games. They might just be the most photographed kids in the entire country!

He and his wife Nick reside in Ladera Ranch. California, about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Nicki is originally from South Africa and she and Paul met at a mutual friends’ wedding in 2000. They were married a year later.

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David Burnett



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Category:Photo & Video -- posted at: 11:12pm PDT

Sven Markus Victor initial career path was that as a doctor. Though he had an interest in photography, he succumbed to familiar and cultural pressure to study medicine. But at some point, he realized it could only be a career in photography that would bring him happiness and fulfillment. So, he’s made the choice to replace the stethoscope with a camera.

Part of that transition has involved a recent collaboration with US-based photographer Riley Draper. They journeyed to Greece to document the fate of tens of thousands of refugees, largely from war-torn Syria. Situated in these make-shift camps in the small town of Idomeni, these men, women and children struggle to survive as Western counties debate what’s to be done with them. All this is happening in the midst of economic crisis in Greece, growing xenophobia and fears of terrorism.

Victor and Draper’s work attempt to put a face a people that are often looked upon as some amorphous mass. His work, and the work of photographer and reporters like him, hope to humanize a crisis that shows no sign of diminishing or going away.




Sven Markus Victor



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Mark Power


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Photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart’s work explores the human impact of environmental change. His projects have taken him to Bhopal, India, the Semey Polygon nuclear testing site in Kazakhstan oilfields in Azerbajian, and the Canadian, Arctic. A Fulbright Fellowship enabled him to spend two years in Chernobyl, photographing and interviewing those who remain a generation after the 1986 accident. He lived in Sukachi, Ukraine a small farming village just outside of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Rothbart recently started a new project, Fracking Pennsylvania, documenting the effects of natural gas drilling on rural communities. Previously he was a staff photographer for the University of Wisconsin and an Associated Press photographer in Central Asia. He now lives in upstate New York and photographs for magazines, newspapers and educational institutions.




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After Chernobyl



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Category:photography -- posted at: 10:18pm PDT

Nicole Struppert’s creative career began in marketing and advertising. She has always been a visual person with a passion for photography, art, design and architecture. After her studies at the University of the Arts in London, she turned her career into the role of a photographer and creative consultant.

Nicole’s photographic work focuses on geometric and minimalistic architectural compositions and candid street photography. Her photographs are a testimony to her eye for form, composition and the observation of contemporary life. They capture the essence of people, landscape and unique moments.

Nicole is the founder and curator of the website: Women in Photography.

Nicole Struppert (Germany b. 1969) lives and works in Munich and London.



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Women in Photography



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Cristina Mittermeier (born Cristina Sofía Goettsch Cabello: November 26, 1966 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a photographer. She has coauthored books for popular and scientific audiences, as well as scientific papers and magazine articles. She is founder, former President, and a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers.

Mittermeier studied photography at the Corcoran College for the Arts in Washington, D.C. (no degree). Her images focus on demonstrating the important relationship between human cultures, especially indigenous people and biodiversity. A good portion of her work centers on a tribe from the central Amazon called the Kayapo (see image on the left).The Kayapo continue to invite her back to photograph their way of life and their struggle to keep their territory and she said she "tries to bring that story out in the most dignified, compelling way"[4] she can. Mittermeier said that she’s passionate about the lives and struggles of indigenous people and the important role they play to protect biodiversity, languages, culture, and landscapes.

In 2005, Mittermeier created the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP), and in 2011 resigned from her position as the organization's President.[5] She sits on the Board of Directors of the WILD Foundation,[6] and the Chairman's Council of Conservation International(her ex-husband's organization).[7] Mittermeier also photographed, and was integral to the deliberations of, the Defying Ocean's End Conference[8] (Los Cabos, Mexico 2003), working closely with Dr. Sylvia Earle.

In 2008, she was named one of Sony's Artisans of Imagery.[9]



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Paul Nicklen



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TCF Ep. 314 - David Ingraham

David Ingraham is a Los Angeles based photographer and musician. His work has been presented in numerous publications such as the Los Angeles Times, Black & White Magazine, American Photo Mag.com, Time.com, as well as David Alan Harvey’s Burn Magazine. His work has been exhibited worldwide, from Paris and Istanbul, New York and Toronto, to Los Angeles. David has made the iPhone his camera of choice for the last five years.



David Ingraham



Jacob Aue Sobol



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Robert Fischer is a photographer and artist who once thought his life path would be that of a psychologist. Instead, he chose to lead a creative life as a painter, sculptor and a photographer. 

He appreciates that the camera provides him the opportunity to closely examine his skewed perspective of life, sexuality and personality. He sees himself really a painter that takes pictures.  He is often in pursuit of getting the image rather than the perfect photograph.

Robert Fischer was the subject of the 1999 documentary Original Schtick, which covered his 3-months collaborating with several Australian artists and fine-art galleries. It’s a fascinating exploration of fame, self-promotion, the business and fine-art world and what can be created thru being a force of personality and maybe some questionable ethics.

Robert Fischer’s new book of photography is Vignettes.




Robert Fischer



Irving Penn



Original Schtick Documentary


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TCF Ep. 312 - Michelle Groskopf

Michelle Groskopf is a street photographer based in Los Angeles. She's made a practice of shooting the world around her almost daily for the past 20 years. Her work has been featured in The British Journal Of Photography, American Photo Magazine,Capricious Magazine, FLAUNT Magazine, Dazed and Confused, Vice.com, Trip Magazine, Booooooom,  The Heavy Collective, Fotografia Magazine, The Magenta Foundation, It's Nice That, The Daily Mail,  Conde Nast Traveler

Michelle is an ongoing contributor to Vice.com

Her themes revolve around tween / teen culture, girlhood and suburban ideology / iconography.

"I grew up in the suburbs of Toronto surrounded by shopping carts and old ladies in headscarves. That’s all I knew for the longest time. Housing developments, strip malls, backyards and Jewish summer camp. It was comforting, one of those good childhoods and I loved it. As I got older I caught the notion of other things, other places I wanted to see. I fled straight for the city, and then kept going till I managed to get as far away I could. At some point I started taking photos. Photos of shopping carts and old ladies in headscarves, people wandering around strip malls. It didn’t matter what city I was in, I’d find them, these people that seemed so familiar to me. I’d get so close to them with my camera they would be forced to talk to me. They’d ask me why and I would tell them that I thought they were beautiful."




Michelle Groskopf



Shawn Theodore



Guy Bolongaro



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Recently, the Los Angeles Center of Photography dedicated a weekend to the genre of street photography. The weekend included an exhibition, a workshop and a symposium which featured seven street photographers.

For this episode, you’ll hear from five of them, each of whom practices street photography in their own unique way. Hopefully, these presentations will broaden how you see and practice street photography.

You can discover more about these photographer and their work in the links below.




David Ingraham


Ibaronex Perello


Dana Barsuhn


Michelle Groskopf


Matt Stuart

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Thomas Heaton is a UK-based photographer who when he isn’t making a living as a commercial photographer in Whitley Bay, England is exploring the natural world with a camera. He creates beautiful landscape images not only in his homeland, but also during his many travels.

He is a growing presence in the photographic world as a result of his YouTube videos in which he takes people on his journeys to make his photographs. These are very personal and engaging videos providing viewers a wonderful fly-on-the-wall experience of what is involved in making great images, as well as sharing moments when things don’t go as planned.




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Thomas Heaton YouTube Channel


David Noton



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Anna Mia Davidson is a freelance photographer based in Seattle, Washington. She believes strongly in the power of images to influence, inspire, and impact the way we see the world around us.

Anna Mia Davidson has photographed worldwide. She has been documenting the positive aspects of Cuban society since 1999 and was awarded sponsorship by the Blue Earth Alliance. Her photographic work has been awarded several honors from juried exhibitions and publication competitions including the Talent and Creativity Award for Photojournalism, the Cesar Chavez Certificate for Commitment to Justice, Diversity, and Nonviolence from the University of Colorado, and the 2004 Golden Light Top Photographers Award for Documentary photography.  

She has exhibited her photographs both nationally and internationally. When she is not working on her own photographic projects, Anna Mia Davidson works for many different international news and magazine publications such as Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Associated Press, Reader's Digest, AARP and The International Herald Tribune as well as various commercial clients.




Anna Mia Davidson



Lysis Quesada



David Allen Harvey


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Mick Victor, in his career as a creative director, helps bridge the gap that sometimes exists between a business and a creative mentality. He’s made it his job to find ways for creatives to collaborate with businesses who are accustomed to quantifying work in terms of spreadsheets and cost assessments. He’s in many respects a cultural translator.


But Mick Victor is also an accomplished photographer who makes the streets and not an office his studio. But his imagery in not typical street photography. Instead his images from his Art Unexpected Series are abstractions of marking and paintings that are an everyday part of our modern urban world. These are not just photographs of graffiti. Instead, the are photographs that are the accumulation of graffiti, tagging and painting over these elements resulting in images that many would easily mistake for abstract paintings.



Mick Victor



Art Unexpected



Karen Devine


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Photographers want to create beauty. It’s the impetus that inspires many to pick up a camera and bring it to their eye. Yet, creating a pleasing composition is not the only thing that drives many a photographer to use a camera. Some hope to effect change. There are countless documentary photographers and photojournalists who have been inspired to do more with a camera than produce a pretty picture. However, you don’t have to be either to help bring about change.


Shannon Johnstone is a photographer who has been using her camera to change the lives of dogs at a local animal shelter. These are dogs, who were at risk of being euthanized. Her project and book Landfill Dogs has provided an opportunity to not only save the lives of hundreds of animals, but also create greater awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pets.


As mentioned in the interview, adoption and rescues are not the solution to this problem. We can’t expect animals to change their behavior for our benefit. It’s our duty and responsibility as pet owners to spay and neuter animals in our care. Otherwise animals such as the ones beautifully captured in in Shannon’s photographs will continue to be destroyed.


You can find out more about spaying and neutering your pets as well as locations near you where you might adopt and find a home for a cat or dog by visiting ASPCA.org.




Shannon Johnstone



Landfill Dogs



Chris Jordan



Traer Scott






Los Angeles Street Photography Workshop with Ibarionex - January 30th, 2016


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Donna Pinckley, a native of Louisiana, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Fine Arts in photography from University of Texas at Austin.  She has received Visual Artist Fellowships from the Mid-America Arts Alliance/NEA and the Arkansas Arts Council.  

Her project Sticks and Stones examines the negative comments that some interracial couples are subject to. The project is more than just about racism, the project profiles strong people who choose to rise above hate and bigotry to build lives together based on love and respect.

Pinckley’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in over 200 solo/juried shows and also included in several public collections, such as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana, the University of Vera Cruz at Xalapa, Vera Cruz, Mexico, and the Photographic Collection at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.  

She is currently Associate Professor at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas.




Donna Pinckley


Cig Harvey


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Bruce Smith is a master fine-art nude, high-fashion and glamour photographer as well as a long-time friend of the show. For decades, he has produced amazing work for commercial and editorial clients from all over the world including some of the most popular and recognized fashion brands in bridal wear and swimwear.

Inspired by the phrase, a picture is worth a thousands words, Bruce went through his archive of images to produce a new book 130K, a collection of 130 of his best and most iconic photographs.

The books is more than just a retrospective of his work. He saw it as a personal exploration of his own creative life, to assess not just the quality of the work, but to see what all the sacrifices both professional and personal had resulted in.

His work on the book provided us an opportunity to talk about not only the editing process, but also examine how a photographer, especially a professional photographer of so many years, assesses his work and his career and his life.

Bruce Smith has recently moved to France from England, where he continues to work for his clients, as well as teach a new generation of fashion and beauty photographers through his hands-on workshops.


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The Candid Frame #16 - Bruce Smith



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Sophia Nahli Allison is  a visual journalist at the community level and a media arts educator. Born in 1987 + a native of South Central Los Angeles, she is passionate about stories that humanize the black and LGBT communities. She believes storytelling is a tool for social change.

This spring she will be a video journalist with the New York Times Student Journalism Institute and during the summer will be an intern at The Seattle Times.

She recently completed a summer visual journalism internship at the The Tampa Bay Times and has interned at The Chicago Reporter. She participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII, the 2014 New York Times Lens Blog Portfolio Review and NABJ's student multimedia projects fellowship.  She taught photo and video to youth in Chicago and Los Angeles and is a grateful recipient of the Chicago 3Arts Award for teaching artist.

She is currently a Roy H. Park Fellow at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a master's degree in visual communication.




Sophia Nahli Allison


Roy DeCarava


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Photographer Sarah Takako Skinner created the HOPE IS PROJECT as a way to understand the nature of Hope and inspire others to find it.

Takako has traveled the world, interviewing subjects and handing them a Holga camera and a roll of film, providing them with one simple instruction: photograph hope.

With the collaboration of a team of influencers, the project seeks to place cameras in the hands of many people, challenging them to share their stories and capture images embodying hope. This will capture the continuation of Takako's journey, and can become one of the largest and most influential art exhibits in history -- true partnership between art and purpose.

It is a project of transformation and impact focused on the understanding, discovery, and harnessing of the power of hope through the vehicle of an inspiring photographic process. The mission is to engage the power of photography along with a process of exploration, storytelling, and self-reflection to widely inspire hope, effect lasting and meaningful change, and contribute to growth and development in fields of social work, medicine, mental health, tolerance, rehabilitation and recovery.




Hope Is Project



Sarah Takako Skinner



Marc Raco



Fred Elms



Francesca Woodman



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TCF Ep. 302 - Wasim Muklashy

Wasim Muklashy is a media professional involved in everything from print publications to video production. He began his career writing for various Primedia and Conde Nast publications before founding a national newsstand print publication featuring everyone from Hunter S Thompson’s renown artist Ralph Steadman to influential political and philanthropic personalities including Congressman Henry Waxman and The Sierra Club’s founder Carl Pope.

His attentive eye for detail and keen editorial sense led him to spend several years as a Senior Editor and Creative Director, producing and editing award-winning marketing and commercial videos and corporate media packages for Fortune 500 companies including Gap, Mattel, and Warner Brothers, featuring everyone from Heidi Klum and Tiger Woods to Common & Beyonce.

In addition to his property photography business Pro Property Photos, Wasim currently creates photography and video assets for clients including VectorMount for GoPro, WhoHasItApp.com, Airbnb, Drift101, Citizine.Tv, the World Forestry Center, and the PTTOW influencer marketing summit, an annual event bringing together global power players from Quincy Jones to the Dalai Lama to the executives behind X-Prize, Quicksilver, Red Bull, and VICE Media. He is also one of 50 official Samsung Camera Imageloggers, making him a brand ambassador for one of today’s most innovative lines of mirrorless interchangeable lens camera systems, and is the creator and lead of popular social media platform Ello's official Outside Community, ElloOutside.

He devotes much of his time to various humanitarian and environmental causes, currently serving as a volunteer docent in the California State Park System, where he has self-tasked himself to develop original multimedia assets to help bring more attention to our underfunded protected public spaces. He spends whatever time he has left documenting the state’s surrounding parks and landscapes and open spaces through photography.

Wasim currently resides in Topanga Canyon, California.



Wasim Muklashy


Mohammed Salem


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Juan Jose Reyes is an avid street photographer who helped to found the Miami Street Photography Festival held every year in December.

The MSPF© is an international photography festival  showcasing the best of contemporary Street Photography viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in this genre.  The goal of the Festival is to establish a global platform for learning through exhibitions, workshops, lectures and other events.

​This Festival is a collaborative effort to advance the work of photographers who pay attention to everyday life in order to capture the world around us.​

Street photographers use their keen sense of observation to capture compelling candid moments in the everyday life of strangers, whether it be a gesture, facial expression, action or scene. Their method is often likened to a mirror held up to society...it reflects reality. There is no set-up involved, no manipulation of the scene and very little or no post-processing of the image. This realism has provided an accurate and insightful record of street culture throughout the world. With images portraying everything from the ugly, gritty side of life to more humorous situations, they are moments that unless captured, might otherwise go unnoticed.

At the heart of street photography is the 'decisive moment'. This is the split second when an image becomes complete in its composition - when each element of the image is in balance, in context and essential to the scene. This is when the shutter is released and the moment is captured forever.




Miami Street Photography Festival



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In her exuberant and explosive pictures, Lois Greenfield captures not just the lithe and acrobatic forms of dancers performing their art, but the purity and exhilaration of movement itself. Without tricks or manipulation of any kind, she catches fleeting and impossible moments in a style that is both lyrical and graphic. Greenfield has been compared with Eadweard Muybridge for his exploration of human locomotion and with Henri Cartier-Bresson for capturing the decisive moment. Unlike her predecessors however, her images depict but don’t refer to the “real” world. They are documents of her imagination.

Beginning her career as a photojournalist, Greenfield covered the experimental dance movement scene for the Village Voice from 1973 to the mid 90’s. In 1982 she decided to open her own studio where she could control the lighting, and work with dancers in a collaborative environment.

Her exploration of the expressive possibilities of photographed movement and her unique approach to photographing the human form in motion has radically redefined the genre and influenced a generation of photographers.

Greenfield has created signature images for countless contemporary dance companies as well as commercial clients.  Her photographs have been featured in many magazines worldwide and exhibited internationally. She frequently gives lectures and offers workshops.

Since 2014 Greenfield has been an Artist in Residence at NYU/Tisch Department of Dance and New Media. In 2015, She was honored with the Dance in Focus award in recognition of her ground-breaking contributions to the field. Her third book, “Lois Greenfield:Moving Still”, (Thames & Hudson, UK & Chronicle Books, USA) will be released in Fall 2015.


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Lois Greenfield



Sebastião Salgado


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Brian Ach is a New York-based photographer who blurs the lines between editorial and commercial photography by telling moving stories––with still pictures.

From traveling with Prince as his European tour photographer, to location and studio portraiture with top celebrities, Brian's low-key presence allows him to dissolve into the story with unparalleled access, while commercial clients appreciate his innovative problem-solving ideas, honed through his work as a leading editorial photographer with Getty Images, WireImage, and AP Images.

Equally adept behind-the-scenes, on location or in the studio, his work has been seen in Rolling Stone, People, Time, Entertainment Weekly, The NY Times, Travel and Leisure, and major newspapers and magazines around the world.



Brian Ach



John Strazza



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TCF Ep. 298 - Sandro Miller

Sandro has been photographing people for over thirty years. He became interested in photography at the age of sixteen upon seeing the work of Irving Penn and has since devoted his life to creating expressive images.


With numerous award-winning campaigns to his credit, Sandro is one of today's foremost photographers. He has photographed many national advertising campaigns for a long list of clients including: Allstate Insurance, American Express, Anheuser-Busch, BMW, Dove, Gatorade, Coca-Cola, Honda, Pepsi, Milk, Nikon, Microsoft, Miller/Coors, Motorola, Nike, Adidas, Pony, UPS, Champion, and the US Army.


In 2001 Sandro was invited by the Cuban government to photograph that country's greatest national treasure – its athletes. This project was the first US/Cuban collaboration since the trade embargo was imposed in 1960. Sandro's editorial work has been featured in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Russian Esquire, Time, Forbes, Details, Stern, Wired, Newsweek, Vibe, Communication Arts, Graphis, New York Magazine, Eyemazing, and ESPN Magazine and has been exhibited worldwide.


Sandro has a working relationship with the camera giant Nikon and is responsible for introducing the latest technology to the professional photographic world. He has worked on many award-winning projects with Nikon including a portrait session with actor John Malkovich in Croatia, a series of motorcycle racing shots in Brainerd, Minnesota, a still and video shoot of the roller derby team "The Windy City Rollers", a video of the world-renowned high-wire artist Philippe Petit, and most recently, a short cinematic video entitled "Joy Ride", featuring a motorcyclist racing through the early morning streets of Chicago on a mysterious mission.


Throughout Sandro's career, each year he has contributed his talents to both community based and national charitable organizations by creating powerful imagery and compelling campaigns soliciting contributions for such organizations as the American Heart Association, Food Depository of Chicago, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Milwaukee, Evans Life Foundation, Arts for Life, Dance for Life, AIDS Chicago, AIDS New Jersey, and The Good City.


At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in July 2011, Sandro was acknowledged with a Saatchi & Saatchi Best New Director Award for his short video "Butterflies" featuring John Malkovich.


For the past five years, in juried competition within the industry, Sandro has been voted one of the top 200 advertising photographers in the world.




Sandro Website



Danny Lyons



Jim Nachtwey


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Jonathan Alcorn is a Los Angeles based photojournalist who has documented events and personalities both big and small for over two decades.

He currently works as both an editorial and corporate photographer. His clientele includes Reuters, Getty Images, Agence France Press, European Pressphoto Agency, Zuma Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Greenpeace, Yahoo, Samsung Camera US, and Sony Pictures Television.

Career highlights include having the lead photos of the LA Times 1994 Pulitzer Prize winning Northridge earthquake edition and curating a photography project by dementia patients benefitting the Alzheimer's Association. He started my career as a staff photographer at the Pasadena Star News in 1988.



Jonathan Alcorn


Genaro Molina



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Kiliii Fish is an indigenous photographer and adventurer who specializes in indigenous peoples and global wilderness conservation. He formerly guided survival expeditions and continues to teach the traditional skill of Native kayak-building. He works on documentary projects that tell the stories of people and wilderness alongside commercial imagery that makes adventure accessible.

Kiliii’s award-winning work has been featured among others, by Communication Arts and The Annenberg Space for Photography. He is a public speaker on issues of wilderness and Native peoples, and recently spoke at PIX2015. His clients include REI and the Nature Conservancy; he is currently at work on two multi-year projects for National Geographic Magazine.

Kiliii spends the majority of his time in the Arctic or near the ocean and is on the road ten months a year photographing at the edges of our world.





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Wyman Meinzer is the only official State Photographer of Texas, named so in 1997 by the Texas State Legislature and then Gov. George W. Bush, an honor he still holds today. He was raised on the League Ranch, a 27,000-acre ranch in the rolling plains of Texas. Since then, he has traveled to every corner of this great state and all points in between in search of the first and last rays of sunlight in its magnificent sweep across the Texas landscape. Meinzer graduated from Texas Tech in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Management and was voted Outstanding Alumnus in 1987 by the department of Range and Wildlife Management at Texas Tech University. He also received the Distinguished Alumnus award in 1995 from the School of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.


In august of 1999, Meinzer was honored to give the graduation commencement address at his alma matter Texas Tech University. During his 12 years as adjunct instructor in communications at Texas Tech University, Wyman was selected as Agriculture Communications Teacher of the Year in 2005. In 2009 he received the Distinguished Alumnus award from Texas Tech University in recognition of outstanding achievement and dedicated service. Post graduation Wyman spent five years as a professional predator hunter on the big ranches of the rolling plains.


During this period he worked to perfect his photographic skills and now, after 33 years as a professional photographer, Wyman has photographed and /or written 24 large format books, and his images have appeared on more than 250 magazine covers throughout America. His images have appeared in Smithsonian, National Geographic Books, Natural History, Ebony, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Audubon, Sports Afield, Field and Stream, Outdoor life, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Highways, Korea GEO, German GEO, Das Tier, Airone, Horzu, BBC Wildlife, and a host others. Honors include: Official State Photographer of Texas by the 75th Texas State Legislature, the John Ben Sheppard Jr. Award from the Texas State Historical Foundation for contributing to the preservation of Texas History through writing and photography, 1997 National Literary Award for the book, “Texas Lost: Vanishing Heritage” (with author Andrew Sansom), the San Antonio Conservation Award for the natural history book, “Roadrunner”, the 2003 “Star of Texas Award”, from the Gillespie County Historical Society with author John Graves for their collaborative work, “Texas Hill Country”, and in 2011 the dual awards of “Texas Heroes Hall of Honor”, from the Frontier Times Museum in Bandera, Texas, and The A.C. Green Literary Award, presented to a distinguished Texas author for lifetime achievement.




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Eliot Porter



Ernst Haas



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Take Kayo is a Vancouver based street photographer and camera reviewer. Starting his career in photography as a weekend warrior wedding, commercial and sports photographer in the mid 1990's, Take worked for Kodak-Phototrader from 1996 to 2005. During that time he worked with all the local commercial labs and professional photographers in town and understood the 'business' of photography... and wasn't happy.


Leaving the photo industry, Take spent the next 5 years figuring out how to re-introduce photography back into his career along a path that was different than most of his fellow photographers. Starting his Bigheadtaco blog as an experiment in 2010, he continued posting pictures and eventually incorporating camera reviews.


He currently works closely with Fujifilm Canada, Leica North America, and Ricoh Imaging Canada. Take discovered Instagram in 2013 and considers his Instagram photography his primary portfolio, using mostly his iPhone camera. In 2014 Take started his own YouTube channel with his wife Camera Girl as his videographer. In 2015 Take added a producer to the team, and the rest is history.




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A great street portrait is more than just a photograph of a stranger. In many ways that person being photographed and the photographer enter a collaboration. The subject is choosing to open themselves to being revealed and interpreted by the photographer. And the photographer, if he’s adept enough, is communicating what they find fascinating and beautiful about that subject. And in the hands of a really good photographer, they reveal something about the community and the culture they exist in.


Shawn Theodore is just such a photographer. Known as @_xST on Instagram, the photographer who calls Philadelphia home has been creating a remarkable series of portraits largely of African American men and women of various generations against the colorful backdrops that exist in rapidly changing urban communities. His work is as much a chronicler of a people at a specific time as it is a bold statement of what it means to be black, to be beautiful and be visible.


  • Shawn Theodore aka @_xST (https://instagram.com/_xst/?hl=en)
  • Nema Etebar (http://www.nemaetebar.com/)

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We all live such ordinary lives. We get up each morning, take a shower, brush our teeth, get ready for work or get the kids ready for school. We go through each day in activities that are very similar to the ones that we’ve done the day before and the day before that, making the time seem like some kind of homogenous blur. We don’t think of those moments as being especially interesting or even memorable.


Yet, in the hands of the right photographer those very same moments can be fodder for something interesting, beautiful and even poignant. Moments that are both familiar and ordinary can take on a quality that reveals something about ourselves and each other that we often miss in the blur that is our lives.


Photographer, Susan Rosenberg Jones is a photographer who is able to do that, whether she is photographing her neighbors in her New York apartment complex or her husband during the private and intimate moments of their lives together. Susan demonstrates that there is nothing that is too ordinary or undeserving of our attention, when it is observed with curiosity, respect and love. 





Susan Rosenberg Jones 




Karen Marshall 




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Once you’ve made the decision to practice photography and after you’ve made the investment in a camera and software, well, that’s when the real challenge begins. The questions becomes how you get from being yet another guy or gal with a camera to one that actually produces work that is unique, beautiful and hopefully personal.


Yet, as difficult and challenging as that might be, we see examples of ordinary people make work that stuns and inspires, using the vary same tools that we readily have access to. Jaime Ibarra is one such photographer.


Jaime Ibarra is a self-taught photographer whose creative life began as a musician, then a graphic designer and eventually a photographer. But even though photography came later in his life, he used the skills he he had developed teaching himself music to teach himself how to do extraordinary things with a one camera, one lens and Photoshop.




Jaime Ibarra








Los Angeles Center of Photography




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There are different stories about what leads a person to pick up a camera to do more than just making snapshots. Some of these stories begin high school course, or when they have their first child or when they look at somebody else’s work and think to themselves, “I could do that”.


For this week’s guest Michelle Rick, her decision to begin practicing photography came from frustrations with another art form, writing. She had always considered herself a storyteller and had earned an MFA in creative writing at the New School, but when she struggled to make the transition for writing short stories to a novel, she struggled. She soon found an outlet for frustration and anxiety with a camera.  Within a short time, she found herself exploring her creativity on the streets of New York.


Within a short period of time, she has become adept at using light, color and the theater of the street to make beautiful photographs of the city that she loves. She is continually challenging herself, not satisfied to merely produce images that look pleasing, but that reveal something of herself.




Michelle Rick



Roy DeCarava



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Roderick Lyons began his journey as a photographer while serving in Vietnam as a member of the Air Force. However, his desire to be a creative person and have unique experiences was born his his early years growing in South Los Angeles.

Inspired by the likes of Roy DeCarava and Gordon Parks, pursued his passion for photography in many forms which included portraiture, photojournalism and street photography.

His personal journey as a photographer has led him to take several different paths including work as a freelance photojournalist, as an editor and now as an adjunct professor of photography and journalism at Los Angeles Valley College in Southern California.  




Roderick Lyons



Aaron Bryant



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The beauty of the landscape is experienced in a unique and beautiful way when it is captured as a black and white photograph. Without the presence of color, the natural world is revealed using a very personal point of view, that of the photographer.. Shades of gray reveal the subtle nuances that are not immediately obvious when we see the world in full color. 


Photographer Gary Wagner began exploring this world on film using a large-format camera and chemistry, but he has embraced the flexibility and control that digital provides, especially with his black and white imagery. 


In his new book Digital Black and White Landscape Photography: Fine Art Techniques from Camera to Print, Gary shares how he sees a scene, captures it with his camera and uses post-processing to complete his vision. 




Gary Wagner



Michael Kenna



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The last nine years of producing The Candid Frame have included hundreds of special and memorable conversations with great photographers. It’s also provided me not only unique insight into what it means to pursue one’s passion for making photographs, but also what it means to make the choice to lead a creative life.

So, when my friend and fellow-photographer Bill Wadman posed the question as to what I’ve learned from all these conversations, we thought it a good idea to record our discussion and share it with you.

Bill Wadman is the cohost along with Jeffery Saddoris of On Taking Pictures, a weekly podcast that examines many of the idea and themes that we touch on The Candid Frame. I highly recommend their show. Check it out. I think you’ll like what you hear.





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When it comes to portraits, people who are being their unique selves can result in the best photographs. In a world where digitally enhanced versions of ourselves are displayed everywhere, it’s refreshing to see images where real people are themselves. It’s made all the better when people who take pride in their uniqueness present themselves in front of the photographer’s lens.

Muir Vidler is a editorial/commercial photographer who makes the most of such opportunities in all of his work. You can see it showcased especially well in his project, Rebels Without a Pause where he photographs some of Britain’s aging rebels and Mavericks.

Vidler’s work possesses its own uniques by adeptly using color and setting to produce wonderful photographs. He is also a great example of a photographer who allows his curiosity to inspire his photography.




Muir Vidler




Mimi Mollica




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The culture of the Mississippi Delta is a wealthy one. Just as its land has been a rich source for cotton and soybean, the people of the Delta have been ripe for stories, both written and visual. Whether it’s William Faulkner with a typewriter or William Eggleston with his camera, each artist has proven the Delta as an endless source of inspiration. It’s a place that has lured many a photographer.

But it’s a place filled with contradictions. As rich as it is for the creative artist, the existence of poverty, economic disparity and the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow is not far behind. It makes it hard to idealize or demonize a place and its people. To know the place, you have to go deeper.

And that is what photographer, Magdalena Sole does in her book, New Delta Rising. It’s beautiful, stunning photographs provide an insightful view of the Delta, both good and bad. But most importantly, it allows the people in her images to tell their own stories in a collection of essays that compliments the photographs. If a book that reveal the soul of a place, this one is it.




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TCF Ep. 284 - Matt Sweeney

Hollywood is a town that has been defined more by its myths than its realities. It's a town built on fiction and endless aspirations. 

So, photographs that are free from the influence of publicists and marketing teams can seem jarring and surprising. But that can be a good thing.

That's what Matt Sweeney's photographs do. They show an unexpected and beautiful side of Hollywood in the early eighties, where the 1-mile stretch between Hollywood and Vine and Hollywood and Highland was a setting of public theater with every kind of character, both big and small. 

Taken during his early twenties using a Nikon SLR with Kodachrome film, his images of Los Angeles capture a unique time in a way that's rare and wonderful. 
















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Ibarionex shared the stage with curator and writer Colin Westerbeck (Bystander: A History of Street Photography) and photographer and educator Julia Dean (Los Angeles Center of Photography) discussing the topic of street photography. 

Held at the DNJ Gallery the panel held in front of a live audience focuses on the street photography's history, the impact of smart phones and the qualities that make a good image a great photograph. 

Julia and Colin have both been guest on TCF. Click on the links below to listen to their respective appearances. 












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Laurie Rubin is an international award-winning photographer specializing in nature and aerial photography. Her passion for photography includes a career working in the Education departments of software companies such as Nik Software, Google+ Photos, and Macphun. She is currently working with ViewBug and as an inception Master for Trey Ratcliff’s The Arcanum. 

Most recently, one of her aerial images was selected to be on a worldwide tour with DJI’s SkyPixel Perspective Gallery. She won 1st place in the Winsland Smith Rice International Awards for the Zoo & Aquarium category. Her image was in the 2013 Fall Awards issue of Nature’s Best and was displayed at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.
















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TCF Ep. 281 - Pat Pattison

Pat Pattison is an expert on career re-invention, not only because he has conducted extensive research on the topic but because he has successfully done it himself. He is a Hudson Institute certified transition and career coach specializing in helping professional creative people.

A former Walt Disney Studios executive, Pat was asked to teach a night class on “The Business of Art” at a Los Angeles community college about six years ago. Every semester he noticed that fully a third of his class were people 45+ who wanted to start more creative and fulfilling new lives. That was the genesis of his “Creative YOU Turn” program, coaching, workshops and book. 

Pat has been a Hollywood, toy Industry, and advertising executive for most of his career. He served as VP of marketing for the Metromedia (now Fox) TV stations and VP of creative services at Disney (Buena Vista) Television as well as creative services at Disneyland. 

Among the many successful films, television shows, and celebrities he has marketed: Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, the Super Bowl, the Emmy Awards, the 2012 Olympics, Rachel Ray, and Carlos Santana.

A few years ago Pat “remade” himself by becoming a TV host, commercial actor, and print model. His passion now is to help others successfully remake their own lives. 

Pat interviews other successful re-inventors on his cable TV show, Pat Pattison’s Remade in America. He is also an executive transition coach and teacher, and frequently appears on other television outlets as a self-reinvention expert. 











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TCF Ep. 280 - Hatnim Lee

Hatnim Lee is a Korean-American editorial photographer who has shot everying from fashion to weddings. Her personal project focuses on her family's liquor store in the Washington DC area. The resulting images, which were recently showcased in PDN magazine, capture a unique perspective that reveals both a family and a community. 
















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TCF Ep. 279 - Jake Niece

Jake Niece is a wildlife firefighter who is also a passionate photographer. He has documented his work and that of his fellow firefighters. The results are unique photographs the captures a personal perspective on wildfires and the people who fight them. After a career as an engineer, he has transitioned to working as a photographer who also captures images of snow and motor sports. 














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Doug Hyun has made a career of making great still photographs for some of the best television and motion picture productions including Spiderman, Deadwood, Carnival, Six-Feet Under, Nip/Tuck and Curb Your Enthusiasm. 














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TCF Ep. 277 - Niko J. Kallianiotis

Niko Kallianiotis is an educator and photographer based in Pennsylvania. He started his career as a newspaper photographer, first as a freelancer at The Times Leader, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and then as a staff photographer at The Coshocton Tribune in Coshocton, Ohio, and The Watertown Daily Times in Watertown, New York. 


He is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Marywood University in Scranton, PA and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is also a contributing photographer for The New York Times. His work has been published and exhibited nationally and internationally.


He holds a B.F.A. and M.A. in photography from Marywood University and an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts, in New York. 













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Colin Westerbeck is a writer, curator, and teacher of the history of photography. He is also the co-author along with Joel Meyerowitz of Bystander: A History of Street Photography. 

This special two-part interview which delves into an in-depth conversation of street photography then and now. 















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Colin Westerbeck is a writer, curator, and teacher of the history of photography. He is also the co-author along with Joel Meyerowitz of Bystander: A History of Street Photography. 

This special two-part interview which delves into an in-depth conversation of street photography then and now. 














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TCF Ep. 274 - Jenna Close

Jenna Close is half of the duo P2. She and her partner Jon got their start shooting for the alternative energy industry and have now branched into still and motion projects for industrial and advertising clients. They’ve worked for some fun people like NBC San Diego, Sierra Club, Beta Engineering and The Cincinnati Zoo. 

Jon and Jenna were early adopters of remote controlled aerial photography, they particularly enjoy making composite images and they spend a fair amount of time on their surfboards. Jenna is currently a director on the national board of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) where she works to promote sustainable business practices and encourage a supportive environment for ASMP members and the photographic community at large.














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Blake Andrews is a street photographer who is a member of the street photography collective In-Public. Based in the American Northwest, his invidiual images and personal projects strive to move beyond the rigidity of genre and to express something unique and personal with a camera. 












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Ami Vitale’s journey as a photojournalist has taken her to 85 countries. She has witnessed civil unrest, poverty, destruction of life, and unspeakable violence. But she has also experienced surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit, and she is committed to highlighting the surprising and subtle similarities between cultures. Her photographs have been exhibited around the world in museums and galleries and published in international magazines including National Geographic, Adventure, Geo, Newsweek, Time, and Smithsonian.

Her work has garnered multiple awards from prestigious organizations including World Press Photos, the Lowell Thomas Award for Travel Journalism, Lucie awards, the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting, and the Magazine Photographer of the Year award, among many others.

She has been working most recently with Ripple Effect Images, an organization of well-known scientists, writers, photographers and filmmakers with a mission of creating powerful and persuasive films and stories illustrating the very specific problems women in developing countries face and the programs that can help them. In 2010, Ami was a Senior Producer for Multimedia, at the Knight Center for International Media at the University of Miami School of Communication where she got her Masters and worked on a project on women’s pregnancy and infant mortality in Sierra Leone and a feature film about migration and climate change in Bangladesh. She has been the subject of the five-part documentary series “Over the Islands of Africa” and a featured speaker and judge in more than 20 countries from China to Chile. She is on the board of the Alexia Foundation and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.














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Born in 1974, Matt Stuart was raised in the leafy suburbs of Harrow, North West London. He admits to a less than distinguished school career, but was called upon aged 11 to play a trumpet solo in front of the Queen Mother. Her Majesty’s reaction is not recorded.

A little later, in 1986, Matt discovered skateboarding after watching the film “Back to the Future”. Skating occupied his every waking moment until 1994, when he looked up from the half-pipe and noticed that girls had got a lot more interesting. He also indulged in a brief, ill-advised affair with Kung Fu.

Matt’s father, keenly aware that his son would never be the next Bruce Lee, introduced him to photography, handing over books by Robert Frank & Henri Cartier-Bresson. Ever since then, photography has been Matt’s overriding passion, although he’s still quite interested in skateboards and girls. (But thankfully not Kung Fu).









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TCF Ep. 270 - John Free

John Free is a social documentary/street photographer who lives in Los Angeles. His photographic essays have ranged from railroad tramps in California to automobile abstracts to Paris street life. 

John has been inspiring to photographers of all ages of all skill levels for many years through teaching sold-out classes and workshops on street photography in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and London. Part stand-up and part evangelist, he speaks from the heart to inspire new generations of photographers.  He is also involved with several non-profit organizations teaching inner-city kids the excitement and power that they can get being dedicated photographers. 












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TCF Ep. 269 - Andrew Tomasino

Andrew Tomasino is a portrait and street photographer who often crosses the lines between both bodies of work, creating interesting narratives within the world he sees. His ongoing personal project, "Queen City", which peels back the curtain of Drag Performers in his home town, was recently featured at the Art Directors Club in New York City. 











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Acuity Press creates exceptionally curated, print on demand, fine-art books, that illuminate the work of both established and talented emerging artists. Through our exquisitely made books, collectors, museums and galleries gain access to undiscovered and under represented talent. 

They are dedicated to the creation of an elegant, refined and self-directed discovery of new art, that will celebrate the singular vision of the artist and cater to the most discerning of collectors. 

Acuity Press was founded by photographers and educators Everard Williams and Dennis Keeley. 









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Joe Aguirre is a San Francisco based photographer currently spending his time focused on personal documentary and lyrical narrative projects. Joe lives among his subjects; he uses the street aesthetic to create candid, nude, and conceptual portraiture.  Dividing his time between art and street photography, Joe is searching for a way to communicate his work to the world in a singular presentation.










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TCF Ep. 266 - Natalia Martinez & Bill Parsons

Bill Parsons and Natalia Martinez are the team behind Northern California-based Photo Lab Pet Photography and Design Lab Creative Studio (soon to be merged into The Labs & Co.).

With a shared passion for animals, their work centers around photographing them in a natural environment and letting their individuality shine. They work with commercial and private clients and volunteer services to shelters and rescue organizations as proud members of HeARTs Speak. They are honored to be favorites of a variety of companies, organizations and publications including Bark Magazine. 

They live in Petaluma, California, supported by their two dogs and two cats. 




















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TCF Ep. 265 - Kale Friesen

Kale Friesen was born into the expansive vistas of Saskatchewan in 1981. At a very young age Kale became immersed in art and knew that he was destined to work in the arts. Kale spent his entire youth painting, drawing and playing music, and it wasn’t until he discovered photography that Kale understood how best he could realize his aesthetic vision. 

In 2001 Kale headed west to Vancouver BC where he continued my love of arts, music and skateboarding. 

A hunger to see the world and be inspired, Kale moved to Paris, France in 2006 to focus on his artistic pursuits. After visiting the Fondation Cartier-Bresson on a summer afternoon in 2007 he knew in that instant that the only thing he wanted to do was make photographs. The people and architecture of Paris became Kale’s photography school. 

While in living in Europe Kale began shooting on the streets of Paris every day and traveling to abandoned spaces in France and Belgium, experimenting with Fine Art photography and street photography. 

After returning to Vancouver in 2009 Kale changed direction and photographic focus on fashion photography and portraiture. The genius and originality of photographers of Helmut Newton, Nick Knight and Solve Sundsbo opened Kale’s mind and guided his path towards becoming a fashion photographer.

Kale photographs emote a somber mood with a strong sense of colour, design and movement. 

Kale currently lives and works in Vancouver, BC as a fashion, beauty photographer, and still carries a camera every day. 











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TCF Ep. 264 - Ugo Cei

Ugo Cei is an Italian IT professional that caught the bug of photography and now spends every free minute he has taking photos and uses every business trip or vacation as an opportunity to create new images of foreign cities and natural landscapes.

 He loves to travel and show the beauty of the world and its inhabitants to everybody. He believes that this is really an amazing planet we live on and every place and every culture possesses beauty that deserves to be shown.














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TCF Ep. 263 - Christopher Cushman

Christopher Cushman was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. Growing up in Detroit in the 60's and 70's gave him a unique perspective on people, which is central to and has informed his work to this day. He received his degree in Design and Illustration from Ferris State University. He began his career in photography during the 80's attracted to portraiture as a means to understand the human condition.

Christopher has had showings at galleries in Detroit and at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto's and has been extensively published. Christopher has specialized in dance photography and has photographed dancers from Alvin Ailey, and Garth Fagen in New York as well as Toronto's Ballet Creole.   He has published a book on Dance in 2008 entitled "Dance Through Life" and is completing two new volumes, one of portraiture Called BLACKBOOK30 a critical response to the work of Robert Mapplethorpe and a documentary piece entitled FIERCE! Being Black, Being Gay. Christopher has resided in Toronto for the last 17 years.











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TCF Ep. 262 - Nancy Lehrer

Nancy Lehrer sets out to capture daily life and interactions. These life events are sometimes celebratory but more often commonplace. They are made up of simple conversations and actions – calling out from a balcony, telling a secret, praying, or just engaging with the neighbors on a warm afternoon. She is an observer, seeking to find and record a bit of culture and community.

Nancy Lehrer has been using photography to capture her unique world-view for most of her life. Her earliest photojournalist recognition came at a summer camp at the young age of 10 where, armed with her father’s Kodak Brownie camera, she earned the position of camp-photographer documenting the summer’s activities. Although she holds Masters degrees in Music and Computer Science, she has always held on to her passion for photography. She has studied photography from several American photography masters including Jay Maisel, Sam Abell, and Gerd Ludwig. She has received several local awards and lectures on photography in the Ventura County area.







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TCF Ep. 261 - Karen Hutton

Karen Hutton has worked as an actress, a horse trainer, a voice over artist as well as a photographer. Her versatility revolves around her passion for telling stories. 

Her life-long love for photography has always been part of her life, but in recent years she has created her own personal space in the photographic community, helping to inspire others with her work and generosity. 

Her work is driven by a passion for light. As she says, ‘Life is Light isn’t a tagline. It’s me’. 
















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TCF Ep. 260 - David duChemin

David duChemin is an assignment photographer based in Vancouver. He has extensive international assignment experience on six continents.

David duChemin’s idealism doesn’t seem to be fading any. In fact it looks like it’s settling in for the long haul. He still wants to use his powers for good (and not for evil); he still wants to save the world and be a resource to others who would do the same. As such, his main client work is serving the international NGO community.













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TCF Ep. 259 - Frederick Van Johnson

Frederick Van Johnson is the host of the very popular podcast, This Week in Photo, also known as TWiP. It is a show where he and a few other photographers, or other industry professionals get together to discuss what has been happening over the past week in the world of technology, politics, art and science as they apply to photography. TWiP is a free show that is recorded weekly using Google+ Hangouts. 

He is also an accomplished photographer, marketer, public speaker and producer. He has specialized as a photography and marketing coach. As the founder of Mediabytes, he shares his knowledge of marketing with photographers and creative professionals. 


















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TCF Ep. 258 - Jeff Rojas

Jeff Rojas is an American Photographer based in New York City. After a stint working in corporate America, he left to pursue his passion for photography full time. Now his primary body of work includes Portrait and Fashion Photography, although he’s directed misc. fashion films and commercials. Rojas also frequents as a photography instructor and has taught on various photographic platforms including: CreativeLIVE, WPPI, PhotoPlus Expo, Gulf Photo Plus and APA.


























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TCF Ep. 257 - Jamel Shabazz

Jamel Shabazz has been documenting the ‘Urban Life’ for over 30 years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY he picked up his first camera at the age of 15 and proceeded to record the world around him. Jamel has drawn inspiration from the great James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks, Robert Capa, Chester Higgins and Eli Reed. 

He is the author of 3 monographs, ‘Back in the Days’, ‘The Last Sunday in June’ and ‘A Time Before Crack, Jamel is presently working on his fourth book, entitled ‘The 90’s'.

Jamel is dedicated to mentoring youth, both in the field of photography and career planning. Shabazz is a volunteer with the Rush Arts Philanthroicp Foundation, which is an organization that is geared toward exposing inner city youth to the arts.










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TCF Ep. 256 - Corwin Hiebert

Corwin Hiebert is a management and marketing consultant to creative entrepreneurs (like world-renowned photographer and best-selling author David duChemin). He is the author of the  book Living the Dream: Putting Your Creativity to Work [and Getting Paid] and he's the business development instructor at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. His company is called Taendem Agency. He doesn't blog, he delivers.

He has released the Business Action Planner, a 300+ page PDF, which walks photographers through the process of creating a successful photographic business. 















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TCF Ep. 255 - Hugo Passarello Luna

Hugo Passarello Luna is a photographer and a multimedia journalist. His "Unexpected Photo Essay on Cortazar, his readers and Paris" was exhibited in several locations in Paris and was mentioned by media all over Latin America. The story is a series of portraits taken in Paris of friends and readers of Argentine writer, Jorge Cortazar. The project seeks to create a hopscotch of images that weaves together the personal stories of participants with Cortazar and Paris.

Each of the participants had to choose a passage of the book Hopscotch that mentions a place in Paris. Passarello then photographed them in the chosen site and asked them to briefly explain why they preferred it over others.

He transforms the traditional photo essay into a participative and playful project, where the people portrayed and the audience get to write and rewrite the story by playing around with the images.
















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TCF Ep. 254 - Ryan Muirhead

Ryan Muirhead is a portrait and fashion photographer who has created a unique and consistent body of work that is born as a normal extension of his life. As dedicated shooter of film, his photographs that take full advantage of the medium for a distinctive and very personal look. 

He was one of a trio of photographers that were profiled in the Film web-series, which was one of the best produce series revolving around photography. It helped to create a greater awareness of Ryan's work as well provide him some important opportunities that have helped transform his career.  
















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Kevin Mullins is a Wiltshire wedding photographer who practices a black and white documentary photography style. Since 2007, he has developed a successful business based on a clear vision of his personal approach to photography. He is busy photographing weddings in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Kevin’s photography has earned him numerous awards including honors from The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP), Society of Wedding Portrait Photographers and the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalist Association. He is also an in-demand speaker as well as conducts workshops on wedding photojournalism. 













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Ralph Gibson is a photographer whose high-contrast images are recognized for their exploration of the geometric forms and the human gesture. He apprenticed with Dorothea Lange and Robert Frank, but he has created his own singular vision which often moves beyond the traditions of documentary and portraiture.

He has produced numerous books of his photography starting with his classic The Somnambulist, which have helped define his particular vision. It has also inspired many photographers to see books as the means by which they can control and further their own unique passion for photography. His recent book, Mono marks the photographer’s earliest explorations with digital photography after years of producing his signature body of work on film.

A current exhibition of his work is on exhibit on exhibit at the Leica Gallery LA thru October 26th, 2014. 













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TCF Ep. #251 - In Conversation #3

In this special conversation, Ibarionex speaks directly to listeners spurred by a letter received by a fan of TCF. In it, he touches on the struggles and challenges, he faced when he left a full-time job to begin a career as a freelance writer, photographer and podcaster. He discusses some of his recent challenges as well, all with the hope of inspiring and encouraging others to seek their own creative path. 










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TCF Ep. 250 - Thomas Allen Harris

Thomas Allen Harris, an award-winning Director, is the President of Chimpanzee Productions, a company dedicated to producing unique audio-visual experiences including feature length films, performances and multimedia productions. Chimpanzee’s innovative and acclaimed films - Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014), Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela (2005), E Minha Cara/That’s My Face (2001), VINTAGE – Families of Value (1995), - have received critical acclaim at international film festivals including Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, Frameline, FESPACO, Outfest, and Sithengi/Cape Town and have been broadcast on PBS, the Sundance Channel, ARTE, as well as CBC, Swedish broadcasting Network and New Zealand Television. Reviews of Harris’ work have appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, Jay Z’s Life and Times, Variety The Advocate, among others. 

Harris' performance-based videos have been featured at prestigious museums including: the MoMA, Whitney Museum of American Art’s Biennial, Corcoran Gallery, Reina Sophia, the Long Beach Museum of Art and London Institute of the Arts. A graduate of Harvard College, Harris began his career producing for public television, where he was nominated for two Emmy Awards.  Since then, he has received numerous awards including an Africa Movie Academy Award, Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award, Tribeca All Access Nelson Mandela Award, United States Artist Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, Rockefeller Fellowship, as well as CPB/PBS and Sundance Directors Fellowships. 

Harris has taught and lectured widely on film and multimedia and has served on a number of juries, including: Tribeca Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, POV American Documentary, and Full Frame.  In 2009 Harris launched Digital Diaspora Family Reunion, an innovative transmedia project that combines film, photography, social media and oral histories in a live touring event. Digital Diaspora has held 18 Roadshows in 9-cities, with over 800 participants, 3,000 live audience participants and received over 40,000 “Likes” and in excess of 10 million media impressions.









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TCF Ep. 249 - Michael Grecco

Michael Grecco is an award-winning and internationally renowned photographer of celebrity portraits, advertising and editorial commissions, private collections and fine art. 

One of the most sought-out visual storytellers in the world, his artistic conceptual vision and signature dramatic lighting create incomparable distinctive images that are famously dramatic, evocative, sophisticated, ironic and comedic.  Known for his high-concept imagery, Grecco is also famed for his innate ability to connect with each subject. 

On the pulse point of still and motion technology and innovation, Grecco is a regular expert and celebrated speaker on creativity, photography and his signature lighting and directorial technique worldwide. Having been termed a "Master of Light" by his peers, Grecco wholeheartedly admits his fascination with light and its effect on each and every photograph he takes. "Light is something that I've studied, played with, and have been captivated by for decades. I find magic in its qualities. I have an immense passion for 'molding light' in order to create the shot that immortalizes a moment and induces an emotion. A reaction."

Michael Grecco is based in Los Angeles. In his rare spare time, he can be found hanging with his three fantastic children, friends and fellow photographers, collaborating with others or exploring his hometown subcultures on his vintage Triumph motorcycle. 
















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TCF Ep. 248 - Wyatt Neumann

When photographer Wyatt Neumann was 8-years-old his mother gave him Kodachrome 110 camera and told him he could shoot as much as he wanted as long he paid for film and developing. He cut a lot of lawns and delivered a lot papers, eventually turning his new toy into a profession. Wyatt now shoots on a variety of formats ranging from his 120 Mamiya to his iPhone, and his work has been recognized and awarded internationally.












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TCF Ep. 247 - Bill Pierce

Bill Pierce's photojournalistic work has been published in Time, Life, Stern, Newsweek, U.S. News, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, New York Magazine, L'Express, Paris Match, and many other news publications.  Assignments in the United States, Canada, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Poland, Czechoslovkia, Australia, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, Lebanon, Egypt, Mozambique.

His major awards include Overseas Press Best Photoreporting from Abroad, World Press Budapest Award and the Leica Medal of Excellence.  He is in the permanent collections of Nat’l. Portrait Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, International Center of Photography, New York Public Library, The Center for Creative Photography, Princeton University and private collectors.









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TCF Ep. 246 - Andi Schreiber

Andi Schreiber is a fine art and documentary photographer.  A lifelong New Yorker, Andi was born in Brooklyn, raised on Long Island and currently lives in suburban Westchester County with her husband and sons.

 In her prior life she was a photojournalist and also worked as a magazine and newspaper picture editor in New York City.  In 2013 Andi was a Critical Mass finalist and her photographs were recently exhibited at Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon.  Her work has been featured on the New York Times Lens Blog, Slate France, Feature Shoot and The Huffington Post.



















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TCF Ep. 245 - Patrick Joust

Patrick Joust lives in Baltimore with his wife Amy and his son Llewelyn. Born in Oroville, California, Patrick has gone back and forth between both coasts of the United States, before settling permanently in Baltimore in 2006 where he works as a reference librarian. He takes pictures whenever he can.

The people and places of Baltimore have played a central role in his photography, influencing how and where he points his camera both within and outside the city limits.

During the day he can often be found engaging Baltimore’s people on the streets, while at night he enjoys capturing urban/suburban landscapes and scenes.











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TCF Ep. 244 - Jo Farrell

Jo Farrell is an award-winning black and white documentary photographer and culture anthropologist, born in London, England. Her work has been published in numerous places including: the BBC news website, SilkRoad (Cathay Pacific), Huffington Post, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Time Out HK, Creative Quarterly, and 50 other publications that can be viewed on her website www.livinghistory.photography. Her latest interview was with CNN on her Living History project. Awards include: Black & White Spider Award, Women in Photography Award, Centre for Fine Art Photography, and a Jacob Riis Award. Her work has been exhibited in London, New York, LA, Hong Kong, Denver CO and San Francisco. Each silver gelatin print is a limited edition piece.








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TCF Ep. 243 - Jay Bartlett

Jay Bartlett is a Los Angeles-based commercial photographer who has been shooting for over 10 years. A grass-roots photographer who in his early stages of his career pounded the pavement by cold calling and doing door to door advertising for new prospective clients. 

He started out during his last year of his enlistment in the U.S. Airforce taking battlefield pictures while on active duty in Desert Shield. Honorably discharged, he then worked for a medical company honing his business skills for several years before he decided to go and launch his commercial photography business 5 years ago. 

His attention to detail and his ability to create a positive client experience is why his current clients and the new continue to pursue his work. His lighting is very clean, technical. and distinctive to what we see in the commercial industry of images.  

Today he fills his calendar by shooting environmental portraits and clothing for editorial, advertising, and fashion accounts and have worked for such illustrious commercial and corporate clients as Triumph Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Home Shopping Network, and Margaritaville Apparel Group. He is also the go to person for a sports management firm who represents top sports professionals in the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB today. 







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TCF Ep. 242 - Damon Casarez

Damon Casarez is an emerging documentary and portrait photographer based in Los Angeles county. His recent project, "Boomerang Kids," that was pitched to the New York Times Magazine, has brought up a lot of conversation about the factors recent college graduates face as soon as they leave school. The cinematic environmental portraits put a face to the stories of thousands of recent college grads who are buried in student loan debt and cannot support themselves, something he went through himself after leaving school. His personal projects are often

Damon graduated from Art Center College of Design in August of 2012, where he had a very rigorous and technical photography education, which he applied to his conceptual projects about his suburban upbringing. Most of his education in commercial photography would be learned while interning for a photo agency and under a photo editor, where he was taught about the business and marketing side of photography as well as seeing the inner workings of a magazine. While in school and after school, he began assisting under commercial and editorial photographers in L.A. while taking editorial assignments and marketing his work. His assignments appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Pacific Standard Magazine.





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TCF Ep. 241 - Ola Billmont

Ola Billmont is a full-time entrepreneur but who has managed to create a strong body of work as a street photographer. He is a photographer who favors film and passes it through 35mm, medium format and large format cameras. His use of flash and close-working distance results in distinctive look to his photographs of people and life on the streets. He considers himself an enthuastic amatuer, but his work demonstrates a professional work-ethic and commitment to his craft. 







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TCF Ep. 240 - Zun Lee

Zun Lee a self-taught photographer who picked up a camera in 2009. He has been an artist and storyteller since he was little but then life got in the way. Making pictures is his way of reclaiming his artistic side.

He is the quintessential nomad. He was born and raised in Germany, has lived in various parts of the USA and is currently based in Toronto, Canada.

That sense of wanderlust, of being uprooted, has never left him. He doesn't anchor his concept of “home” to a familiar physical space – home is a state of mind I enter wherever he's inspired to create the work he wants, or when he's surrounded by people he cares about.

As a clinician, he is trained to work with people at their most vulnerable who grant him permission to invade their privacy. As a result, he has always had an intense interest in the dynamics of trust and control when it comes to that interaction. At best, it can reveal a unique connection, a kind of truth that would otherwise not be foregrounded.

When a human being connects with another and - even if for a split second - relinquishes a certain level of control, it is fascinating that complete strangers can share an alternate truth about themselves that was hidden not only to others, but perhaps even to themselves. It is in these moments that individual emotion transcends the personal realm and gains universally understood context.

As a photographer, these are the moments he is after. Stories of connection that reveal themselves in a single glance or over a period of years.






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TCF Ep. 239 - Arthur Grace

Arthur Grace began his professional career in 1973 as a staff photographer for United Press International. During his award-winning career in photojournalism spanning three decades, he covered stories around the globe as a contract photographer for Time magazine and a staff photographer for Newsweek magazine. His photographs have appeared in leading publications worldwide, including on the covers of Life, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, Paris Match and Stern.

Over the past twenty-five years, Mr. Grace has published four critically-acclaimed photographic books: Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, Comedians,State Fair, and his latest book, America 101. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally with a recent solo exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Mr. Grace’s photographs are in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the J. Paul Getty Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, the High Museum of Art, and the International Center of Photography. His photojournalism archives are housed at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin.







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SARA JANE BOYERS is a California fine art photographer who, after successful careers in both the music and publishing industries, has returned to a serious focus on her photography.  In her work Boyers searches for that iconic element of ordinary experience that defines the whole, choosing to render it subtly and with a sense of beauty that is provocative and demanding. 

FINDING CHINATOWN: An American Story, showcasing her decade+ exploration of the Chinatowns of the United States & Canada had a solo exhibition at the Craig Krull Gallery in Los Angeles and was critically acclaimed.  GRIDLOCK, a series of photographs shot from Boyers' car window while stuck in traffic, was recently exhibited at the Leica Gallery Los Angeles. Other work has been included in museums, galleries and photo festivals including a GETTY PST exhibition at the Vincent Price Art Museum; Western Australia's FOTOFREO Biennial; DESIGN/REACTION at the Pasadena Museum of California Museum of Art.  WATER TO PAPER: PAINT TO SKY just closed at SF's Walt Disney Family Museum, to open Spring 2015 at NYC's Museum of Chinese in America.  SUMMER MIX, a group exhibition of a community of photographers was co-curated by Boyers for LACMA's Wallis Annenberg Photography Department.

Other continuing projects include DETROIT: DEFINITION, a study of her birth city as it again arises; SACRED, SILENT & WAITING, a contemplation of light, empty space and presence; and REVISIT_RENEW_NEW, an architectural exploration that also includes the 747 HOUSE, an architecturally significant experiment in repurposing. 

Her photographs reside in public and private collections and are published in magazines, books and respected online media.  Her books and poetry are published by well-recognized publishers and award-winning.







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Eric Tenin is a photographer and the creator of the influential Paris Daily Photo blog. He was one of the first photographers that dedicated a daily blog of photographs of his home-city, eventually creating a network of photo blogs from all over the world. Entering it's 10th year, Paris Daily Photo has inspired many photographers to pursue their own passion for photography. 


  • http://www.parisdailyphoto.com/
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9_Malt%C3%AAte
  • http://ibarionex.net/thecandidframe/
  • info@thecandidframe.com
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TCF Ep. 236 - David Brommer

David George Brommer is a New York City based photographer specialized in alternative culture. In the mid-90′s David was the creative mind behind Suspect Photography, a studio-gallery acclaimed for exhibiting maverick and emerging photographers. David’s fascination with dark subject matter and the use of religious and mythological elements in his compositions resulted in an aesthetically unique body of work. He is well versed in techniques ranging from pixels to platinum and enjoys using a wide range of camera gear to obtain the final image. During the past two decades, his extensive oeuvre has been widely shown across the country in several solo and collective exhibitions. In recent years, David has become a sought-after speaker on matters of contemporary photography as well as technical teaching. Among others, David has taught seminars at the International Center of Photography, The Maine Media Workshops, and nationwide industry conventions. Currently David is the director of the B&H Photo Event Space overseeing and developing the educational content for customers of B&H Photo.






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TCF Ep. 235 - Michael Stern

Michael E. Stern is a commercial photographer who specializes in time-lapse photography. He uses the technique to serve numerous commercial clients who are in need of both short-term and long-term projects. His career has also included work as a corporate portrait photographer.  







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After successful careers as a jazz musician/educator, and professional magician, Tony Sweet settled on photography as his chosen means for personal expression. Beginning as a film photographer, Tony has become facile in image editing software and plugins and is an in-demand speaker throughout the United States and Canada on creativity in the digital age. 

Tony and Susan Milestone conduct Visual Artistry photography location workshops in the US, Canada and Iceland. Tony maintains an active speaking schedule to photography organizations, industry trade shows and PPA schools across the continental US and Canada. 






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James Maher is a street, architecture, and portrait photographer and a lifelong New Yorker. The diverse people, cultures, stories, and history of the city inspire his work.  James authored the e-books The Essentials of Street Photography and Street Photography Conversations and runs popular photography tours of New York. 

Of James’ notable work was a three-year project documenting changing neighborhoods of New York through portraits and interviews with residents for the NY Daily News. He is currently working on an ongoing two-year portrait and interview project documenting the longtime residents, artists, musicians, and creatives of the East Village neighborhood of New York, known for its eclectic past and population.


  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Davidson_(photographer)
  • http://weber-street-photography.com/
  • http://ibarionex.net/thecandidframe/
  • info@thecandidframe.com
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David duChemin is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, digital publisher, and international workshop leader whose nomadic and adventurous life fuels his fire to create and share. Based in Vancouver, Canada, when he’s home, David leads a nomadic life chasing compelling images on all 7 continents.

When on assignment David creates powerful images that convey the hope and dignity of children, the vulnerable and oppressed for the international NGO community. When creating the art he so passionately shares, David strives to capture the beauty of the natural world.

David’s travel has taken him through winters in Russia and Mongolia, a summer on the Amazon, spending time among nomads in the Indian Himalayan and remote Northern Kenya. He’s done assignment work in Ecuador, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Ethiopia, Malawi, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Bangladesh, among others, and pursued personal work in places like Iceland, Antarctica, Tunisia, Cuba, Vietnam, Kenya, and Italy.

Drawing on a previous career in comedy, David is a dynamic and engaging itinerant presenter and educator. A driven artist, creative professional, entrepreneur and life-long adventurer, David educates and inspires through stunning visuals and hilarious travel stories, and insights, from a life spent outside and abroad.






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