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Business, creative, kit and careers – find out about the world’s leading photographers and filmmakers in Shutter Stories.

Business, creative, kit and careers – find out about the world’s leading photographers and filmmakers in Shutter Stories.


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Business, creative, kit and careers – find out about the world’s leading photographers and filmmakers in Shutter Stories.




Eddie Keogh: Man of the Match

Eddie Keogh has been taking great sports photography for more than 35 years. Although he continues to shoot all kinds of sport, he is best known for football. As the official photographer of the England team, he has unique access to the nation's premiere sportsmen. But for the last few years he's been exploring a personal project, shooting grassroots Sunday League games in London. In this interview, he tells us why he's drawn to capturing these smaller games, the kit that he shoots with and...


Mashid Mohadjerin: Portraits of Resistance

In this episode we talk with the acclaimed Iranian-born visual artist and photojournalist Mashid Mohadjerin. Mashid's work explores issues of gender and identity, with a particular focus on migration and the lives of refugees. In this intimate interview she discusses her background, motivation and taking portraits of activists for her acclaimed book, Lipstick and Gas Masks: Women and Resistance in Egypt and Tunisia. She also touches on the importance of emotion in her work, helping young...


Photographers and social media

In this episode of Shutter Stories, we're talking social media. From Facebook and Instagram to YouTube and Twitter, having a social media presence is vital for all professional photographers. But how do the pros use these channels? Discussing this subject with our host Ilvy Njiokiktjien are fine art photographer Rachael Talibart and beauty photographer Tina Eisen, both of who have large social media followings. For more, visit our website: Follow us on Twitter:...


In Conversation with: Christian Ziegler

In this episode of Shutter Stories, we're talking to the hugely respected natural history photographer, Christian Ziegler. Christian has spent his life documenting the flora and fauna of rainforests around the world, and has been published in countless magazines. In the episode we discuss his life in photography, his passion for environmental work and his remarkable recovery from a sudden stroke that robbed him of his ability to speak. Read more about Christian Ziegler here:...


Coronavirus Special - Part 2

In the second part of our special on coronavirus, Ilvy Njiokiktjien talks to two more guests about the impact of the global pandemic. This time around she speaks with UK-based beauty photographer Tina Eisen and documentary photographer Georgina Goodwin, who is calling from Kenya. They discuss how they're coping with the lockdown, the impact on their work and why they still feel optimistic about the future of the photographic industry. In part one of our coronavirus special, Ilvy speaks to...


Coronavirus Special – Part 1

In the first of a two part special, Canon Ambassador Ilvy Njiokiktjien talks to two guests, photojournalist Kim Ludbrook and travel photographer and photo tour operator David Clapp. They discuss how the pandemic and the lockdown has affected their businesses, how they are dealing with the situation and what they predict this will mean for the future of the industry. Thank you for listening. Part two will follow on Friday 10 April, when Ilvy will be speaking to Georgina Goodwin and Tina...


In conversation with Daniel Etter

In this episode, Shutter Stories talks with photojournalist Daniel Etter about his experience in one of the - in his own words - "archaic" coal mines of Romania. In 2018 he visited one such mine to take photos with the then brand new Canon EOS R. Here, he tells us about the state of the mines as he found them, the difficulties of taking photographs in such dark conditions and the importance of documenting such places. Read more about Daniel Etter here: Visit our...


In conversation with Joel Santos

The award-winning travel photographer Joel Santos talks to Shutter Stories about how he got started, and about one of his major ongoing projects: a recurring trip to photograph the traditional cormorant fishermen on the Guangxi river in China. His beautiful images have helped bring attention to this fading way of life. He also delves into his kitbag and discusses why he doesn’t use artificial light in his shots. Read more about Joel Santos here: Visit our website:...


In conversation with photojournalist James Nachtwey

In this live interview, the Imperial War Museum's research curator of photography, Hilary Roberts, talks to the renowned photojournalist James Nachtwey at the launch of his new exhibition, Memoria. For more than four decades, James has documented conflicts and disasters across the globe, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the European refugee crisis and the genocide in Rwanda. Here he discusses breaking into photojournalism and shares his thoughts on the current state of the industry and...


In conversation with broadcaster Chris Packham

In an interview recorded live at The Photography Show, the popular broadcaster and conservationist tells us about his lifelong love of nature photography, his ruthlessly self-critical streak and how having Asperger’s affects his photography. His incredible career began when he started working behind the scenes on David Attenborough's groundbreaking series, The Living Planet, and Chris has since become a regular fixture on our TV screens. Photography has remained a driving force in his life,...


In conversation with sports photographer Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins has been taking great sports photographs for decades. In this interview, he tells us why grassroots matches are as important to his work as big games, shares his favourite kit and discusses how the industry has changed. He also reveals some of the most thrilling moments from a career that has brought him face-to-face with some of the biggest sports stars on the planet. Read the interview with Tom Jenkins here: Visit our website:...


In conversation with Isle of Dogs DOP Tristan Oliver

Tristan Oliver is a director of photography working in stop motion animation. He’s a rare breed – Tristan estimates there are no more than five others working in the field today. In this in-depth interview, Tristan talks about his career to date, his unique working relationship with Wes Anderson on the filmmaker’s highly acclaimed Isle of Dogs, and how he first got started in this rarified industry. He also breaks down the timeline of a stop motion project and tells us why a Canon DSLR...


In conversation with wildlife cinematographer Sophie Darlington

We talk to award-winning nature filmmaker Sophie Darlington shortly after she had finished filming a new feature for Disneynature. As well as discussing her kit and the challenges of capturing great footage of animals in the wild, Sophie describes some of the ethical dilemmas she has faced in her impressive career, and shares her tips for getting started in this competitive field. A lively and insightful guest, her passion for nature is readily apparent. Read our interview with Sophie...


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