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The Togcast is a UK based photography podcast featuring interviews with top photographers, gear reviews, and much more from Sam Gregory and Paul Sanders

The Togcast is a UK based photography podcast featuring interviews with top photographers, gear reviews, and much more from Sam Gregory and Paul Sanders
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The Togcast is a UK based photography podcast featuring interviews with top photographers, gear reviews, and much more from Sam Gregory and Paul Sanders

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Episodes

Connected 2019 - Q&A Day 2 (John Blakemore, Prof. Tim Allott, Sam Gregory)

8/21/2019
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This is the second live Q&A session from the Connected 2019 exhibition. On this panel we feature the legendary John Blakemore, Professor Tim Allott and our very own Sam Gregory. This is a great Q&A session which features a nice mix of some heavy-hitting topics and plenty of practical advice. Amongst other points we discuss whether landscape photography is stuck in something of a time-warp, what our relationship with the land is and how we might (or might not!) be able to use photography to...

Duration:00:54:32

#65 - with Richard Young (New Zealand based Landscape Photographer)

8/8/2019
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Based in Wellington (NZ) Richard Young is a full-time landscape and wildlife photographer. Originally from the UK, Richard’s photography has been recognised in numerous competitions, including awards at The International Landscape Photographer of the Year, The Fine Art Photography Awards, The International Photography Awards. Richard also won the ‘Best Landscape Photograph’ at the Banff Mountain Photography Competition. His works sell as fine art prints from his gallery in Wellington and...

Duration:00:52:42

#64 - with Tom Mason, Wildlife & Landscape Photographer

7/25/2019
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In this episode we chat with wildlife & landscape photographer Tom Mason (www.tommasonphoto.com). Tom is passionate about the natural world and has carved out a career as a photographer & journalist specialising in wildlife. His work takes him around the world but he’s equally at home getting to know the wide range of species here in the UK. We chat with Tom about his early beginnings living on a farm and discovering photography, through to the importance of respecting your subject and the...

Duration:01:06:34

#63 - Michael Kenna Exhibition at Bosham Gallery

7/11/2019
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In this episode Paul travels to the Bosham Gallery on the South Coast to chat with owner Luke Whitaker about their Michael Kenna ‘45 Year Retrospective’ exhibition. Michael Kenna (born 1953) is one of the most acclaimed landscape photographers of his generation. His photographs have been the subject of some 50 monographs and are held in the collections of over 100 museums worldwide. Kenna does not seek to present an accurate copy of the world, but to extract something original and emotive...

Duration:01:04:28

#62 - with Elizabeth Roberts

6/27/2019
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We catch up with Elizabeth Roberts, editor of 'Black & White Photography' magazine, here in the latest episode. Paul chats with Elizabeth about what makes compelling photography, the importance of play and of course the state of the photographic press and the realities of running a magazine. Also in this show we mention the upcoming Linda McCartney exhibition up in Glasgow and also the Michael Kenna exhibition at the Bosham Gallery. Our next episode will be an interview with gallery owner...

Duration:00:47:10

#61 - with Paul Mitchell

6/14/2019
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We catch up with photographer Paul Mitchell recently to discuss his photography and many hot topics. Paul has had numerous exhibitions in London and the South East and has had articles and images published in many photographic magazines. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and currently serves on the Fine Art Distinctions Panel. A trustee of the Stephen H Tyng Collection, a member of the prestigious Arena group and a founder member of The Landscape Collective UK (LCUK). Paul is...

Duration:00:47:05

Connected 2019 - Q&A Day 1 (Paul Sanders, Lucy Saggers & Sarah Medway)

5/24/2019
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In this episode we feature the Q&A recorded live at Connected 2019 Exhibition Day 1. The featured photographers were; Lucy Saggers (documentary), Sarah Medway (landscape and wildlife) and our very own Paul Sanders (landscape and fine art). Handling the audience questions was the event organiser Rob Knight. The varied nature of styles and approach from the 3 guest photographers made for a great Q&A session featuring various questions from the audience. There were various themes including;...

Duration:00:59:11

#60 - with Andrew Gray

5/10/2019
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We’re delighted to welcome Andrew Gray to the show. Andrew is a photographer specialising in abstract and impressionist images of the landscape. Using a blend of camera movement, in camera settings and computer techniques, he strives to use the camera as a paintbrush to create original and unique work. Inspired by local history and landscapes in the North East, Andrew is heavily influenced by the old English painting masters. Many of his images are of recognisable historic buildings or...

Duration:00:53:49

#59 - with Tom White

4/26/2019
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We catch up with journalist and photographer Tom White (www.tomwhitephotos.co.uk). Tom spent five years working as a reporter for the Press Association, covering the north of England as well as around the world from refugee camps in Jordan and Serbia, to royal tours in New Zealand and the Middle East and reporting live on Euro 2016 violence in Marseille. Now working as a freelance journalist and photographer his work has appeared in major newspapers such as the Guardian, the Times, the...

Duration:01:19:06

#58 - Pinhole Photography Special

4/11/2019
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In this special Pinhole Photography episode we catch up with Andrew Atkinson and Ian Burton on location to discuss all things Pinhole. We chat about how they got into shooting Pinhole and some of the differences from modern digital shooting. Sam battles wind & rain to get you the answers as we try to uncover the appeal of this particular technique - he even takes his first ever Pinhole photograph! Also in this episode Andrew & Ian offer an amazing 12 print box-set GIVEAWAY! Just sign up to...

Duration:00:46:12

#57 - with Joe Cornish

3/28/2019
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We welcome landscape photography legend Joe Cornish to the show. Highly respected for his consistently excellent images, Joe is undoubtably one of the leading landscape photographers in the world today. We chat about what motivates his passion for the landscape, how we all need to be respectful of the landscape and our role within it. We also discuss how his shooting style has modified and some of the elements in creating compelling landscape imagery. This is a ‘deep dive’ into the...

Duration:01:06:55

Connected Exhibition Q&A - Day 2

3/8/2019
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This is a special bonus episode featuring the second Live Q&A from the Connected 2018 exhibition. This as yet un-published Q&A session featured Colin Bell, Chris Dale, Isabel Curdes and Rob Knight. Plus various questions from the audience about a mix of photography related topics. Check out the different thought processes of these various photographers and get inspired to go and explore more photographic avenues. The Connected 2019 launch weekend is April 6/7 in Nottingham at the Patchings...

Duration:00:50:53

#56 - with Nadir Khan

2/28/2019
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We welcome award winning adventure-sports photographer Nadir Khan (www.nadirkhan.co.uk) to the show. Well known for getting into hard to reach areas and creating dynamic action shots, Nadir works with top brands such as Rab, F-Stop & Visit Britain. He chats with Paul about his motivations, the importance of good lighting and working with the subjects to get the most dynamic and engaging images. We also chat about his new book 'Extreme Scotland', his love and respect for the wild landscapes,...

Duration:00:45:04

#55 - with Ben Horne

2/15/2019
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We welcome US based large format film photographer Ben Horne to the show this week. Ben is well known for his wilderness/landscape images featuring some of the US's best known areas. However, he is far from a honeypot location hunter, he's much happier trekking deep into the parks with his 8x10 camera and searching out beautiful inner vistas as well as large scenes. Ben is also well known for his YouTube channel where he documents his trips and discusses the art of photography and of course...

Duration:00:58:32

#54 - with Alex Hare

1/31/2019
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We've got a bit of everything in this episode, from Photography to Royal Marine Commando's and more! Our guest this week is Pro Photographer Alex Hare. Having spent the last decade building up his business with all manner of genres we spend some time chatting to Alex about his love of capturing landscapes in beautiful Kent. We discuss the importance of finding new locations, creating original imagery and how his earlier military career affects his outlook and photographic pursuits. We'll...

Duration:00:57:50

#53 - with Nick Danziger

1/17/2019
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We catch up with top documentary photographer Nick Danziger (www.nickdanziger.com) to take a look into his world of visual storytelling. Nick is a previous ‘World Press Photo’ 1st prize winner for his image of Tony Blair and George Bush just as the second Iraq war began. His travel books sold around the world in the 1980’s and 90’s and his subsequent photography has featured in major global publications. He has travelled extensively in war-zones and covered harrowing and touching personal...

Duration:01:00:47

#52 - with Astrid McGechan

1/3/2019
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Welcome back to our first podcast of 2019! First up this year is the wonderful Astrid McGechan (website). Following a career in the City, Astrid took up photography and talks to us about her transition from the early stages, through classic landscapes to her passion now for abstract and urban photography. Also her fears about shooting in urban spaces and how she has come to get over them. Astrid's work has been published in major photography magazines and exhibitions, she is also now running...

Duration:00:56:43

#51 - with Nick Livesey

12/18/2018
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Our guest on this podcast is Snowdonia based mountain photographer Nick Livesey (nick livesey.co.uk). Nick has a great back-story of finding salvation in the mountains of Wales and speaks candidly about his thoughts on photography and life in general. His mountain work has gained many followers and his knowledge of the Snowdonia area is second to none. Sam caught up with Nick a couple of months ago to talk about his past, his present and future in this lively and entertaining chat. Nick has...

Duration:00:56:10

Connected Exhibition Q&A - Day 1

11/25/2018
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This is a special live Q&A recording from Day 1 of the Connected Exhibition Photography event in the Summer of 2018. This session features photographers Rob Knight, Paul Mitchell, Marianthi Lainas and the duo of Leeming & Paterson. In this live session the panel take questions from the audience covering many of todays hot photographic topics such as; Social Media pressures, Single Images vs Series, Composition, Digital File Management and Photographic Legacy. It's a great chance to hear...

Duration:01:01:59

#50 - with Justin Minns

11/16/2018
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Joining us on this special 50th edition of the podcast is Justin Minns. Justin is a professional photographer who delights in capturing the beauty and spirit of his native East Anglia. His skills have led him to feature in various publications and competitions, and he now also explores around the world leading workshops. Paul caught up with Justin in East Anglia and they discussed his relatively short photographic life and how it's consumed him accordingly. You can see more of his work via...

Duration:01:11:33