The Photo Brigade Podcast

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

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with photographer Dorie Hagler, a documentary storyteller. They talk about her career path and background as a newspaper photographer in New Mexico and her various projects including photographing in prisons and her ongoing portraiture project “me&Eve”. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast! 

Direct download: 115_-_Dorie_Hagler_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with his friend Cameron Michael, a commercial photographer, Director of Photography, and Advanced Motion Control Timelapser. They talk about Cameron's career path, some of his super cool projects (that he's allowed to speak about), and much more! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 114_-_Cameron_Michael_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 4:47pm EST

On this episode Robert chats with documentary photographer/filmmaker Jonah Markowitz about his documentary projects, portrait work, his background in air pollution research before his transition into photography, his grant with View Find, life as a freelancer, funding long-term projects, his feelings on multimedia and social, the importance of empathy in documentary work, and recognizing the lack of diversity and privilege of storytellers in the industry. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.

Direct download: 113_-_Jonah_Markowitz_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 9:41am EST

On this episode Robert chats with his long lost photo editor Kevin Larkin who worked the New York Times Picture Desk while Robert interned over a decade ago. They talk about Kevin’s career path as both a photographer and editor, his move to Dubai to start a newspaper, and his transition back to freelance photography back in the US.

Direct download: 112_-_Kevin_Larkin_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 11:47am EST

On this episode Robert chats with South Korean photographer Shin Woong-jae about his long-term project documenting the devastating effects from production of semiconductors in electronics to the health of humans and electronics. They also discuss his career path from marketing and brand management to his studies at ICP, and becoming a full-time photographer living and working in New York whilst traveling the world working on self-generated projects. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast!

Direct download: 111_-_Shin_Woong-jae_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38pm EST