The Photo Brigade Podcast

On this episode, Robert Caplin chats with the one-and-only Harry Benson, who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having covered their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964. They talk about his legendary career working with world leaders and celebrities, as well as capturing crucial historical moments. They also discuss the new documentary "Harry Benson: Shoot First" chronicling his epic career. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 125_-_Harry_Benson_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 4:29pm EST

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with Rock & roll photography legend Michael Zagaris about his career documenting the greats in music as he toured with the Rolling Stones, The Who, kicked it with Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, David Bowie and scores more! They talk about his just released book “Total Excess” chunk full of his music archives and also discuss Michael’s 40+ years as the team photographer for both the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland A’s and all the crazy stories in between! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 124_-_Michael_Zagaris_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:18am EST

On this episode Robert chats with BP Miller about his career in photojournalism, their recent expansion to San Francisco with Scott Strazzante and what it has to do with putting photojournalists back to work. They also talk about his working for charitable organizations and giving back to the industry that has treated him so well. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 123_-_BP_Miller_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32am EST

On this episode Robert chats with Limor Garfinkle, a New York-based photographer originally from Israel. They talk about how photography saved her life and how she got into the photography business only 5 years ago and fully supports herself taking pictures. They also talk about her new portrait series and give a first look. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 122_-_Limor_Garfinkle_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 9:23am EST

On this episode Robert chats with Buffalo-based editorial and commercial Luke Copping about his career and business sense while serving on the national board of ASMP and juggling his many clients. They talk about his charitable work taking pictures of adoptable pit bulls from a local rescue shelter, look at his work, and much more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 121_-_Luke_Copping_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:51am EST

On this episode Robert chats with Mohammed Elshamy, a 22-year-old Egyptian photojournalist based in NYC who covers some of the world's most dire events such as the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, the political unrest and street violence in Egypt, the European refugee crisis, the armed rebellion in South Sudan, and much more. They discuss his career path and the physical and mental toll (PTSD) this sort of coverage has on photographers who document such issues. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast!

Direct download: 120_-_Mohammed_Elshamy_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:18am EST

On this episode Robert chats with Brooklyn-based photographer Anthony Geathers. They talk about Anthony's career path, serving two combat deployments in the Marine Corps to Afghanistan as a machine gunner before attending the School of Visual Arts and beginning his freelance career shooting sports and athletic portraiture. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast!

Direct download: 119_-_Anthony_Geathers_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 9:36am EST

On this episode Robert chats with David Goldman, a Brooklyn-based photographer who specializes in topics around human rights, marginalized people, and maternal health.They talk about his background shooting celebrities and rock stars in LA, his career path, and much more! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast!

Direct download: 118_-_David_Goldman_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 6:11pm EST

On this episode Robert chats with The New York Times Social Media Photo Editor Kerri MacDonald about her career path and all things social. They talk about the importance of maintaining an active social presence and how she built, maintains, and launches all the NY Times accounts. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast!

Direct download: 117_-_Kerri_MacDonald_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 11:36am EST

On this episode Robert chats with his good friend, business partner, and stellar fashion photographer and DP David Geffin about what's going on in the industry, how to stay inspired, and what it takes to transition careers for those who want to take their photo and video work to a more professional, income-generating level!

Direct download: 116_-_David_Geffin_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 12:26pm EST