The Photo Brigade Podcast

On this episode Robert has the photo business godfather, the one and only John Harrington, author of Best Business Practices for Photographers and editor of Photo Business News Blog on the podcast. Oh yeah, he's also a very successful and talented photographer who travels the world talking about the business of photography. They chat about just that, along with copyright, licensing, networking, investments, and planning for your retirement and much, much more. This is an episode you don't want to sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast! 

Direct download: 022_-_John_Harrington_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:53am EST

On this episode Robert chats with 30-year-old San Francisco Bay Area photographer Alexis Cuarezma who currently specializes in boxing and high-end, heavily-lit portraiture. He works for Getty Sport, Sports Illustrates, individual athletes, as well and many others. Alexis and Robert literally met through Instagram only hours before recording this podcast when he reached out to connect with Robert while in NYC for the Photo Plus Expo and various meetings with editors. They talk a lot about how he's made connections in the industry, promoted himself using social media and building big, beautiful printed portfolios catching the eye of some of the countries biggest magazines. So sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade podcast!

Direct download: 021_-_Alexis_Cuarezma_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 11:43am EST

On this episode Robert chats with Senior Photo Editor for Rolling Stone Magazine, Sacha Lecca. They talk about his 20-year-long career in print journalism from his days as a low-level photo researcher at Newsweek to his senior photo editing position at Rolling Stone. They discuss some of the more controversial decisions he's had to make in his career, like choosing the photo of the Boston Bomber for the magazine cover. They also talk about how photographers can get his attention through emails, phone calls, social media, and proper promotional mailers. Make sure to listen the whole way through because Sacha even give out his email address so you can connect with him directly! This is another episode packed full of great sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast! 

Direct download: 020_-_Sacha_Lecca_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 10:38am EST

On this episode Robert Caplin chat with Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, an organization of thousands of news photographers, videographers, editors, and students. Simply put, Mickey advocates for photographer's rights. They discuss the many legal issues presenting the photographic community today from copyright infringement, the fair use defense, to the 1st amendment issues and all the recent arrests of journalists doing their jobs. They also talk about the terms of service of Facebook and Instagram, along with the importance of knowing your cost of doing business. Mickey is a lawyer and a lawyer's time is valuable, so they've really packed a lot into this hour-long podcast. So sit back, relax, and maybe get some editing done while listening to this week's episode of the Photo Brigade podcast. 

Direct download: 019_-_Mickey_Osterreicher_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 7:10pm EST

On this episode Robert make a house call to his good friend Marko Georgiev who was suffering from a back injury and taking it easy at home in New Jersey where he is currently a staff photographer at The Record. Marko is one wild and crazy guy...the two met at a photojournalist's poker table about 8 years ago when Robert was an intern for the New York Times. They talk about his ever-changing career in photography from his beginnings covering the Kosovo conflict in his region of the world, to moving to NYC, working for the New York Times both locally and embedded during the war in Iraq. He has some crazy stories from when he covered Hurricane Sandy in New Orleans and to close calls in Iraq. As always they talk about business and how Marko got into the world of photography. So sit back, relax, enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade podcast!

Direct download: 018_-_Marko_Georgiev_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 8:04pm EST