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Fortnightly in-depth interviews featuring a diverse range of talented, innovative, world-class photographers from established, award-winning and internationally exhibited stars to young and emerging talents discussing their lives, work and process with fellow photographer, Ben Smith. Music: © John Moody.

Fortnightly in-depth interviews featuring a diverse range of talented, innovative, world-class photographers from established, award-winning and internationally exhibited stars to young and emerging talents discussing their lives, work and process with fellow photographer, Ben Smith. Music: © John Moody.
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Fortnightly in-depth interviews featuring a diverse range of talented, innovative, world-class photographers from established, award-winning and internationally exhibited stars to young and emerging talents discussing their lives, work and process with fellow photographer, Ben Smith. Music: © John Moody.

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English


Episodes

100 - Ben Smith

3/6/2019
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To mark the 100th episdode, it's... me! On the early days, first breaks, regrets, voice memos, the podcast and my long-term project: 'Indicative Only'.

Duration:01:15:02

099 - Zed Nelson

2/20/2019
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Award-winning British photographer Zed Nelson on why he’s keeping shtum about his current project, Gun Nation, Love Me, The Family and whether there’s hope for the future of humanity.

Duration:01:54:37

098 - Matthew Finn

2/6/2019
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Matthew Finn on discovering the astonishing truth about his father on the eve of his funeral, how his mum and uncle became his first subjects, love and guilt and why his School of Art project wouldn’t be possible now.

Duration:01:03:01

097 - Chris Dorley-Brown

1/23/2019
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Chris Dorley-Brown on his distinctive composite photograpy technique, why he never feels like a pro and the time Henri Cartier Bresson broke his camera.

Duration:01:23:35

096 - Lynsey Addario

1/9/2019
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning American photojournalist and New York Times bestselling author on her new photobook Of Love & War, taking Jennifer Lawrence on assignment, her tendency for self-criticism and why she kept her pregnancy a secret for as long as possible.

Duration:01:12:41

095 - The Year In Review 2018

12/26/2018
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An end of year round-up of all the fab guests who appeared on the podcast in 2018. Happy new year! THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB.

Duration:01:11:40

094 - Chris Killip

12/12/2018
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The legendary British social documentary photographer on living in the ‘ivory tower’ of Harvard University, his seminal photobook In Flagrante, how he narrowly avoided a career in hotel management, how persistence and a chance encounter in a pub opened the door to his Seacoal project and nailing the best omelette he ever made just when it really counted. EPISODE SPONSORED BY THE MARTIN PARR FOUNDATION AND THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB.

Duration:01:45:18

093 - Martin Usborne

11/28/2018
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London-based photographer, animal lover, recent dad and Hoxton Mini Press head honcho Martin Usborne, on the economics of book publishing, dog projects and the challenges of photographing a cow with a 5x4 camera. EPISODE SPONSORED BY: THE MARTIN PARR FOUNDATION AND THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB

Duration:01:10:47

092 - Léonie Hampton

11/14/2018
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British documentary photographer, artist and mult-hyphenate, Leonie Hampton on starting at 7 years old, discovering the darkroom at boarding school, her book In The Shadow Of Things and channeling obsessive characteristics into creativity. EPISODE SPONSORED BY: THE MARTIN PARR FOUNDATION AND THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB

Duration:01:44:59

091 - Martin Parr

10/31/2018
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Martin Parr with a quick photobook trivia quiz and on his new Foundation, Magnum, his distinctive style and why he sold 12,000 photobooks to Tate Modern. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB - the latest and greatest photobooks, expertly curated and delivered to you door with free shipping and no hassles. enter the annual CHICO HOT SPRINGS PORTFOLIO REVIEW AND CHARCOAL PUBLISHING PRIZE now at charcoalbookclub.com!! Very special listener offer: use code...

Duration:01:07:00

090 - Donald Weber

10/17/2018
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Canadian photographer Donald Weber on being told by a teacher that he sucked at photography, empathy, insecurity, War Sand and why he’ll never do another project like Interrogations again. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB - the latest and greatest photobooks, expertly curated and delivered to you door with free shipping and no hassles. enter the annual CHICO HOT SPRINGS PORTFOLIO REVIEW AND CHARCOAL PUBLISHING PRIZE now at charcoalbookclub.com!! very special...

Duration:01:17:49

089 - Alixandra Fazzina

10/3/2018
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British documentary photographer and NOOR collective member Alixandra Fazzina, on growing up a tomboy with an interest in conflict, learning the ropes in Bosnia as an official war artist, being held captive in Liberia and her book project about refugees and their traffickers, A Million Shillings: Escape From Somalia. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB - the latest and greatest photobooks, expertly curated and delivered to you door with free shipping and no...

Duration:01:16:56

088 - Daniel Schwartz

9/19/2018
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Swiss photographer / artist and VII Photos member Daniel Schwartz on using assignments to pursue personal projects, travelling the Great Wall of China, climate change, travels in central Asia and documenting the rapid melting of the world’s glaciers.

Duration:01:13:19

087 - Jillian Edelstein

9/5/2018
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Esteemed South African portrait photographer Jillian Edelstein on being driven and dogged; the documentary she is making about Hollywood screenwriter Norman Wexler; her unpublished, family focussed book project Here And There; coming of age in Apartheid South Africa; shooting the The Truth and Reconcilliation Commission and how she had to rescue a ruined portrait session with Spike Lee. THIS EPISODE OF THE PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB - THE LATEST AND GREATEST PHOTOBOOKS,...

Duration:01:27:25

086 - Ron Haviv

8/22/2018
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VII Photo Agency co-founder and world renowned war photographer Ron Haviv on his Lost Rolls project and the relationship between photography and memory; fear and the myth of the ‘adrenaline addicted’ war photographer; and being a human being first and a photographer second. THIS EPISODE OF THE PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY THE CHARCOAL BOOK CLUB - THE LATEST AND GREATEST PHOTOBOOKS, EXPERTLY CURATED AND DELIVERED TO YOU DOOR WITH FREE SHIPPING AND NO HASSLES. VERY SPECIAL LISTENER OFFER USE CODE...

Duration:01:04:42

085 - John Stanmeyer

8/8/2018
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John Stanmeyer is an award winning photojournalist, Emmy nominated filmmaker and field recordist who for over 20 years has worked in nearly 100 countries, documenting the social and political issues that define our times. For ten years, between 1998 and 2008, John was a contract photographer for Time magazine, during which time he produced 18 covers for them and photographed hundreds of stories, including the war in Afghanistan, the fight for independence in East Timor, the fall of Suharto...

Duration:01:19:48

084 - Bruce Gilden

7/25/2018
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© Bruce Gilden An Iconic street photographer with a unique style, Magnum Photos member Bruce Gilden was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946. He went to Penn State University but he found his sociology courses too boring for his temperament and he quit college. Bruce briefly toyed with the idea of being an actor but in 1967, he decided to buy a camera and to become a photographer. Although he did attend some evening classes at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Bruce mostly taught...

Duration:01:12:51

084 - Bruce Gilden

7/25/2018
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An Iconic street photographer with a unique style, Magnum Photos member Bruce Gilden was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946. He went to Penn State University but he found his sociology courses too boring for his temperament and he quit college. Bruce briefly toyed with the idea of being an actor but in 1967, he decided to buy a camera and to become a photographer. Although he did attend some evening classes at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Bruce mostly taught himself. HIs abiding...

Duration:01:12:51

083 - Ed Kashi

7/11/2018
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© Ed Kashi Ed Kashi is a critically acclaimed, award-winning photojournalist, filmmaker, speaker, and educator who for 40 years has dedicated himself to documenting many of the social and geopolitical issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. A member of the VII Agency since 2010, Ed has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition. In addition to editorial...

Duration:00:55:07

083 - Ed Kashi

7/11/2018
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Ed Kashi is a critically acclaimed, award-winning photojournalist, filmmaker, speaker, and educator who for 40 years has dedicated himself to documenting many of the social and geopolitical issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. A member of the VII Agency since 2010, Ed has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition. In addition to editorial assignments, filmmaking...

Duration:00:55:07