A San Francisco native, Jack is an avid street photographer in his town. He started shooting street relatively late in life, but became very good, very quickly.
As “Japan Camera Hunter” Bellamy sources and sells cameras in Tokyo and ships them to clients all over the world. In this fun conversation we talk about living in Japan, the Japanese photography scene and shooting street photography there. Bellamy goes into detail about his job and explains why he specializes in film cameras. We discuss the future of film photography in general and which film stocks are likely to survive over the long term. Bellamy also shares his thoughts on which camera to get if you are starting out in film photography.
Personal long-term projects are Robert’s strong suit. After documenting his grandparents’ final years, he began traveling to Haiti following the big earthquake. He also portrayed his job and coworkers at an upscale LA restaurant. Images from this project were eventually published by the International New York Times. I talked to Robert about inspiration and tenacity, the aftermath of disturbing projects, the joy of simple gear and balancing life with his photographic passion.
Rinzi and I talk about overcoming subject fatigue, the famous Rinzi style and how it came about, preparing a photo trip, the perfect street shooting camera, appearing benevolent and adjusting your energy, the importance of facial expression and, of course, the ultimate zen experience.
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Today I’m talking to Eric Kim about his shooting style and how it corresponds with his personality. We also touch on flash photography, finding your style in street photography, overcoming boredom in your everyday surroundings, shooting film, the role of photo books, traveling light and Eric’s ideas for his own future.
Ibarionex is the host of the Candid Frame photography podcast. He is also a street photography enthusiast. In this episode we talk about the merits of street photography and what it’s for, the elements of a good layered photograph and why it’s so important to practice talking to strangers.
Daniel was a social media consultant at Leica, Los Angeles. He used to shoot in the streets of LA and recently moved to NYC. He has a particular knack for portraits. His strength is engaging strangers as well as people he knows. We talk about film versus digital, the advantages of medium format, shooting Leicas, working on projects and many other things.
Find Daniel’s work at http://outlierimagery.tumblr.com/
Today’s guest is Richard Bram, calling in from New York City, where he lives and works. We talk about his transition from black/white photography to color, the makings of a good street photo, the importance of good critiques and much more.