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TCF Ep. 411 - John Keatley

John Keatley often self-characterizes his work as a reflection of himself, rather than the individual he is photographing. In recent years, his journey of self-discovery has brought clarity to emotions that have always been present yet were previously unknown. Anxiety. Fear. Isolation. Not Being In Control. Keatley capitalizes on the correlation between these emotions and humor. It is a fine line, sitting in the pain of the emotion and understanding that pain can also be humorous. Yet John...


TCF Ep. 410 - Vincent von Kleef

Vincent von Kleef is an Amerstdam-based photographer who used the social-networking power of Facebook to solicit the participation of people in his community. His portrait series provided me not only subjects for his photography but also allowed him to reveal the personalities and stories of the city’s inhabitants. The project has garnered the attention of press by locally and abroad and is helping to spur increased interest in his photography. Resources: Vincent von Kleef Anton Corbin...


TCF Ep. 409 - Jeffery Saddoris

Jeffery Saddoris is endlessly curious – about people, about creativity, about line and shape and color – and his personal and professional pursuits are driven by learning, discovering, imagining, listening, celebrating, and making. Years of practicing and teaching photography led Jeffery to realize that few people were talking about the why of creativity – the motivations and inspirations that fuel the work of photographers and other visual artists. He began the website Faded & Blurred as a...


The Candid Frame #408 - Blake Jorgenson

Raised in Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario, Blake Jorgenson headed west to Whistler, B.C. in 1993 at the age of 18 in search of adventure. Now in his thirties, he has won several prestigious industry awards, including the Pro Photographer Showdown at Whistler’s World Ski and Snowboard Festival and Powder Magazine’s Photo of the Year. Powder and Skier magazines currently recognize him as a senior photographer and his work is sought by heavyweight advertising clients such as Rossignol, Helly...


TCF Ep. 407 - David J. Murphy

David J. Murphy is a photojournalist and filmmaker who currently works near Charleston, S.C. He began his career 16 years ago when he joined the U.S. Marine Corps as a combat photojournalist. After leaving the Marine Corps he moved to New York City and worked as a freelance photojournalist. He later joined the U.S. Air National Guard and worked at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base in Westhampton Beach, N.Y., as their visual information manager, photojournalist and broadcaster. After...


TCF Ep. 406 - Ralph Velasco

Ralph Velasco is President, Founder and CEO (Chief Experience Officer) of PhotoEnrichment Programs, Inc. d.b.a. PhotoEnrichment Adventures, as well as a travel photography instructor and international guide who has photographed in over 60 countries on 6 continents. Drawing on over 10 years of experience planning, organizing, administering, scouting and leading more than 70 international trips around the world, and over 100 domestic trips in the United States, Ralph has created...


TCF Ep. 405 - Chuck Anerino

Chuck Anerino is a photographer whose work revolves around his family. Practicing a style described as family documentary, Anerino uses the sensibility of a documentary photographer to capture lives of his family, particularly his young boys. Often rendered in beautiful black and white, he pursues ordinary moments that when captured within the frame deliver beauty and insight. Though he has also worked as a part-time wedding photographer, he has continued his nearly two-decade career in...


TCF Ep. 404 - Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin (b. 1977) is a Los Angeles based photographer whose work focuses on the urban environment and how a neighborhoods physical composition reflects the lives of it’s inhabitants. He is best known for The Los Angeles Recordings, an ongoing documentary project comprised of photo essays about L.A.’s rapidly changing urban landscape. He has also recently collaborated with KCET in the creation of In Plain Sight, a series photographing locations of police violence and was one of...


TCF Ep. 403 - Lauren Welles

Lauren Welles is a freelance photographer based in NYC. Prior to becoming a full- time photographer, she spent 16 years practicing law. The same skills that were invaluable to her as an attorney-- the ability to problem solve, and to see something from multiple perspectives—have been indispensable to her career as a photographer. Lauren shoots many different kinds of assignments—events, portraits, editorial, street/documentary, and architectural/interiors. As a result, she has had the good...


TCF Ep. 402 - MSPF - Emerging Photographers

We end the 2017 season of The Candid Frame with a live panel on street photography that was recorded live at this year’s Miami Street Photography Festival. Led by TCF host, Ibarionex Perello, emerging photographers Forrest Walker, Niki Gleoudi and Chris Suspect to discuss what drives each photographer to create the kinds of image that they do in the genre of street photography. Resources: Forrest Walker Niki Gleoudi Chris Suspect Miami Street Photography Festival Alex Webb Constantine...


TCF Ep. 401 - MSPF: NYC Street Photography Panel

This special episode of The Candid Frame was recorded live on the 2017 Miami Street Photography Festival. Led by TCF host, Ibarionex Perello, photographer Lauren Welles, Richard Sandler, Joseph Michael Lopez and Larry Fink discussed their personal relationships with the city and how its informed and inspired the work that they created in one of the world’s most iconic cities. Resources: Lauren Welles Richard Sandler Joseph Michael Lopez Larry Fink Miami Street Photography Festival Jonas...


TCF Ep. 400 - Arthur Meyerson

Arthur Meyerson is recognized as one of America’s finest photographers. Since 1974, this native Texan has traveled throughout the world, creating award-winning advertising, corporate and editorial photographs, as well as an extensive body of fine art imagery. A three-time winner of Adweek’s “Southwest Photographer of the Year” award, he is on Communication World’s list of top 10 corporate photographers and was named one of the 30 best advertising photographers by American Photo. His awards...


TCF Ep. 399 - Colin Westerbeck

Colin Westerbeck is a writer, curator, and teacher of the history of photography. He is also the co-author along with Joel Meyerowitz of Bystander: A History of Street Photography, which has recently been released in a new edition. We sat down with Colin to talk about how street photography has changed since the decades since the release of the first version of the book and how he and Joel approached this new edition. Resources: Colin Westerbeck Joel Meyerowitz Matt Stuart TCF Ep. 275 -...


TCF Ep. 398 - Veronica G. Cardenas

Veronica G. Cardenas is a documentary photographer based in the Rio Grande Valley. Migration issues are a recurring theme that she explores. Her work has been shown at the United Nations, Long Island City Arts in New York City, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley-UTRGV, Festival of International Books and Arts, FESTIBA, South Texas College, and Festival Internacional de Poesia Latinoamericana, FEIPOL among others. Publications where her work has been featured, including El Mundo,...


TCF Ep. 397 - Reg Campbell

Reg Campbell is a San Antonio based photographer. A comedian at heart, he has a penchant for documenting people in their environment, and showcasing their individual personalities. With these values in mind Reg would love to take you ideas and turn them into visual representations. Reg faced a personal challenge this year with a bout with leukemia. He joined us live at the 4x5 Photo Fest stage just weeks after receiving a bone marrow transplant. Resources: Reg Campbell Editorial Site Reg...


TCF Ep. 396 - Dixie Dixon

Dixie Dixon has always been inspired by the allure, magic and unique challenge of creating fashion photography. As one of the sixteen original Nikon Ambassadors in the United States, Dixie has spent the last decade bringing creative visions to life and educating others about the latest cutting-edge photography techniques and technology. Texas born-and-bred, she has followed her passion around the world, shooting in locations such as such as Cannes, Toronto, Vancouver, New York, Miami, Los...


TCF Ep. 395 - Juan Martinez (Beers & Cameras)

Juan Martinez is the co-founder of Beers & Cameras. Beers And Cameras is a bi-weekly meet-up group that meets at local breweries and restaurants, bouncing from one to the other every 1.5 hrs. All while taking pictures, geeking-out on gear, and enjoying delicious indie-beer. The meet-ups are attended by photographers, videographers and creatives looking to build a stronger local community. Generally speaking these meet-ups are for photowalks, photoshoots or workshops. Much like our Beers...


TCF Ep. 394 - Ada Trillo

Ada Trillo is a Philadelphia-based artist who was born and raised on the Mexican/American border. She had long wanted to do a body of work which focused on the social problems in Mexico to raise awareness and try to make a difference. Several years ago, she was afforded the opportunity to capture a series of photographs centering on the lives of prostitutes in her hometown of Juarez, Mexico. This series was meant to depict and problematize the adversity these women must overcome in their...


TCF Ep. 393 - Jim Harmer

A few years ago Jim Harmer was a law student in Florida, and a passionate photographer on the side. He started his blog, Improve Photography, while pretending to listen to his law school professors, and it changed his life. Before long, millions of photographers from around the world were visiting his blog and he became a full-time photographer. Although he did finish law school and passed the bar to be an attorney, he dedicated all his time to photography and his blog. Now, over a million...


TCF Ep. 392 - Paul Friedman

Paul Friedman is the founder of the camera equipment rental service Lens Pro to Go. He always had aspirations of having his own business and being his own boss, but there were a host of challenges when he launched his now thriving business. It was both his passion for photography and an ideal about how to service his customers that have allowed him to succeed. We also speak out the company's EQUIP program that allows photographers and videographers to have access to equipment for their...


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