Street Shots Photography Podcast

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The Pleasures of Limitations

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Joining me this episode is Mac from the Shuttertime Podcast. After going through an "existential midlife crisis," Mac talks to me about a photo he created during a recent trip he and his wife took and the limits he placed on himself while on this trip. Sometimes having limits can help to resolve a crisis and help create a once-in-a-lifetime photo. We also catch up on a bunch of other photo stuff.

Links:

Shuttertime Podcast

Miksmedia

Adventures in Creativity Podcast

We the Creators Podcast

The Unusual Collective

 

 

 

Time Trip to 83

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Not to 1983 but to episode 83 from last year. Because of a hectic week, my show schedule had gone a little loopy so I decided to replay episode 83 from last October. On that show, I had both Mac Sokulski of the ShutterTime podcast and Mark Reierson (both are also part of the Unusual Collective) where we talked about photo walks. I figured because the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk is this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 5th, replaying this show might be fun for those of you will be participating in that event and didn't hear this show last year. Also, I talk a little about a cool app that's doing some amazing things with the depth features of the newer iPhones.

 

Show Links:

Miks Media

ShutterTime Podcast

Mark Reierson

Worldwide Photo Walk Red Hook, Brooklyn

Focos App

Garry’s Color

A quick show this week as I had life get in the way a little but I did get the chance to visit the Garry Winogrand show at the Brooklyn Museum.

Links:

Interview with Garry Winogrand

Lens Me Your Ears

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Last show of the summer. Being that I wasn't fully prepared for a show this week, I decided to take a new lens (and you too) on a walk in Green-Wood Cemetery again. While I usually don't cover gear in my show, this was a great excuse to get out walking, shooting, and talking while I gave a new lens a test. It's not a review show and I don't only talk about the lens. Why not join me for a stroll while I share my thoughts about picture taking.

 

Links:

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Kickstarter

Red Hook Photo Walk

Phlearn: The Best Podcasts for Photographers

Put It Into Gear

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A short, mid-summer episode. I'm throwing my hat into the "gear doesn't matter" circus. 

Links:

Shuttertime Episode 257

Either Side of the Camera

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 This episode I’m joined again by my friend Ward Rosin as we take a deep dive into possibly one of the unsung heroes of photo history, Edward Steichen.

 

 

Links:

Ward Rosin's Website, Instagram feed and Facebook page.

The Fighting Lady on YouTube

Family of Man scan to PDF 

Lehman College/CUNY critical revisiting of Family of Man

Chronology of MoMA to 1964

 

The Delights of Seeing

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This episode is just you and me today and is a slight followup to my deep dive with Ward Rosin into the work of Walker Evans. Lately, I've found myself "channeling" Evans as I photograph my neighborhood and a small, upstate NY town. I'm wondering what's going to come of this and am I imitating Evans, emulating him, or just shooting in a style he made popular.  

Show Links:

Flickr Gallery Hudson, NY 2018

Flickr Gallery Hudson, NY 2019

The Unusual Suspects

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Welcome to my 100th episode! This show I'm joined by three of my friends, Ward Rosin, Bryan Minear and David Szweduik who help me celebrate this milestone show by making a special announcement. We four, plus Mac Sokulski and Mark Reierson (who were unfortunately not on the show) have formed a new photography collective called "The Unusual Collective." In this episode we talk about what it means to be part of a collective and ask just what the heck *is* a photography collective. 

 

Photos from some of the members of the Unusual Collective:

Bryan Minear

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Ward Rosin

 

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David Szweduik

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Antonio M. Rosario

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Show Links

The Unusual Collective Home Page

Ward Rosin's Website, Instagram feed and Facebook page.

David Szweduik's Website and Podcast

Bryan Minear's Website and Instagram feed

Mark Reierson's Website and Instagram feed

Mac Sokulski Website and Podcast

The Kage Collective

Let Us Now Praise

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This episode, Ward Rosin and I get to talk about a childhood photography hero of mine: Walker Evans. We take a little dive into Evans' life, his stint at the Farm Security Administration during the Great Depression and some of his other photographic endeavors during his life. Ward and I ask what was it about Evans' work that made him such an iconic American Photographer. Also, we dovetail the discussion into a newly discovered project by some high school students from Bellaire, Ohio. 

Show Links:

Ward Rosin's Website, Instagram feed and Facebook page.

In his own words: https://youtu.be/DlXfbixbGG8

 
 
Now Let Us Praise Famous Men: Revisited (PBS American Experience 1988)
 
 
 
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Cinematic

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This episode I'm joined by my buddy Dave Szweduik from the Adventures in Creativity podcast and we talk about why there are those of us who want to create a more "cinematic" look for our photos. Is it as simple as applying color filters and look-up tables to the images or is there something more to it than that? 

 

Some of Dave's more cinematic imagery:

 

 

 

 

 

Show Links:

Dave Szweduik 

Adventures in Creativity podcast

Roger Deakins Cinematographer