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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

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.

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

082 - Vanessa Winship: "And Time Folds" Special

7/10/2018
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© Vanessa Winship This episode of A Small Voice celebrates the work and career of British photographer Vanessa Winship on the opening of And Time Folds, her first major UK solo exhibition now showing - in conjunction with a big retrospective of the work of Dorothea Lange - at London's Barbican Centre. You can hear Vanessa's earlier interview on Episode 3 of this podcast. Vanessa and I walked round the exhibition recording this chat as we went. Here, more or less, is how the Barbican...

Duration:01:48:46

082 - Vanessa Winship: "And Time Folds" Special

6/27/2018
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© Vanessa Winship This episode of A Small Voice celebrates the work and career of British photographer Vanessa Winship on the opening of And Time Folds, her first major UK solo exhibition now showing - in conjunction with a big retrospective of the work of Dorothea Lange - at London's Barbican Centre. You can hear Vanessa's earlier interview on Episode 3 of this podcast. Vanessa and I walked round the exhibition recording this chat as we went. Here, more or less, is how the Barbican...

Duration:01:48:46

082 - Vanessa Winship: "And Time Folds" Special

6/27/2018
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This episode of A Small Voice celebrates the work and career of British photographer Vanessa Winship on the opening of And Time Folds, her first major UK solo exhibition now showing - in conjunction with a big retrospective of the work of Dorothea Lange - at London's Barbican Centre. You can hear Vanessa's earlier interview on Episode 3 of this podcast. Vanessa and I walked round the exhibition recording this chat as we went. Here, more or less, is how the Barbican introduces the show:...

Duration:01:48:46

081 - Maggie Steber

6/13/2018
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© Maggie Steber Documentary photographer Maggie Steber has worked in 67 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo, 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. In 2013, Maggie was named as one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine, publishing...

Duration:01:04:52

081 - Maggie Steber

6/13/2018
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Documentary photographer Maggie Steber has worked in 67 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo, 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. In 2013, Maggie was named as one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine, publishing a book and touring...

Duration:01:04:52

080 - Photo London 2018 Special

5/30/2018
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© Terry O'Neill (Hopefully he won't mind that I used this without getting the ok. Sorry, Terry!) This is the annual Photo London Special covering various shenanigans amid what is effectively a big industry trade fair at which galleries from around the world gather to sell prints, photographers with books to flog do signings for their fans and the mega famous have major exhibitions and take part in panel discussions or give talks and presentations. Episode 080, features (In order of...

Duration:01:12:24

080 - Photo London 2018 Special

5/30/2018
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This is the annual Photo London Special covering various shenanigans amid what is effectively a big industry trade fair at which galleries from around the world gather to sell prints, photographers with books to flog do signings for their fans and the mega famous have major exhibitions and take part in panel discussions or give talks and presentations. Episode 080, features (In order of appearance): Julia Fullerton Batten (Ep. 060) Alys Tomlinson Niall McDiarmid (Ep. 018) Harry Borden (Ep....

Duration:01:12:24

079 - Rhiannon Adam

5/16/2018
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© Rhiannon Adam Rhiannon Adam was born in County Cork, Ireland and currently lives and works in London. She was educated at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, and at the University of Cambridge, where she read English. Her work is heavily influenced by her peripatetic childhood spent at sea, sailing around the world with her parents. Something she talks about during our chat. Virtually no photographic evidence of this period in her life exists and that fact...

Duration:02:22:12