Fashion photographer, Becca Batista sits down for a chat with Teresa and Kristy. Based in Southern California, Becca has traveled the world doing photography. She talks about how she's set up international photoshoots and stories of finding Parisians on the streets to use as models in between cigarettes. Becca talks about creating new content with testing, how the fashion photography world is changing and more.
LA based rock n' roll photographer, Steve Rose, talks with Kristy and Teresa about his career shooting some of the world's largest bands in concert. At the time of recording Rose was on tour with Journey, working as a tour photographer. He gives great advise about what it takes to have a successful career and how to stand out as a live music photographer. Steve also reveals some of his one-on-one encounters with musicians and also why he doesn't "do" festivals.
Kristy and Teresa sit down for a conversation with commercial photographer, Jay Reilly. Jay thrives in the competitive photographic industry by producing authentice imagery for his clients along with utilizing intuitive business and marketing skills. In this episode they discuss Reilly's approach to shooting and business, what he likes to shoot and achieve in his images and how cool and beautiful his work is.
Embry Rucker is a San Diego based lifestyle and commercial photographer. With more than a decade of working with high-profile clientele he's mastered the ability to work under pressure and exceeds job expectations. Rucker works with outdoor and lifestyle brands that we all see on a daily basis. In this interview we hear some fun stories about what life is like for a photographer that shoots, and directs productions, for clients like REI and North Face, how he got started in the industry and where he's heading next. Rucker was a joy to share a cup of coffee with, we were excited to have him on the show and we hope you enjoy.
Lindsey Byrnes is a Los Angeles based music and editorial photographer who has photographed widely known bands for publications such as Esquire, Kerrang! and more. Her career has taken her from shooting live concerts to being one of LA's go-to photographers for press and editorial shoots for bands like Weezer, Tegan and Sara, FUN, Paramore, and PVRIS. Teresa and Kristy talk with Lindsey about some of her experiences and her approach shooting celebrities. Lindsey touches on how she has shot actors in her own home and bands in the freezing cold without a jacket.
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Sandy Huffaker, joins us to discuss his life as a Freelance editorial, news and corporate photographer. Sandy photographs a wide range of assignments for magazines, newspapers, marketing and more. Some of his regular clients include The New York Time, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, USA Today, Getty Images, The AP, and many more.
A freelance photographer who often shot for WBCN, The Rock of Boston, fell into the job of being one of the few women photographers shooting high profile musicians in the 80s and 90s. Mim Michelove elaborates on those days spent behind the scenes with musicians like Aerosmith, David Byrne, The Cars and many more. She even once received life advice from Tina Turner
Chris Hershman has spent time as the touring photographer with bands such as Switchfoot and shot the first music video for the Alabama Shakes. He now labels himself a Visual Artist and Creative Producer focusing on lifting up bands and brands with their visual image. McKenzie Hansen collaborates with Hershman as well as focusing on her own business of shooting photos of wedding, events and lifestyle branding for companies as well as being a filmmaker. They discuss how to be successful as a creative by pushing past fear as well as following your passion. They also chat about how to keep moving forward and how not to be afraid to expand your repertoire. There is also mention of a false UFO sighting and balancing being a mother and working photographer.
Timm Eubanks, joins Teresa Fae and Kristy Walker for a chat all things commercial photography. Timm is located in Encinitas and Santa Rosa California and specializes in wine, food, corporate and commercial portraits. Timm works with wonderful clients like Mondavi Wines, Visa, Kirkland and Paul Mitchell to name a few and we get to hear some stories about what life is like as a wine, food and beverage photographer. Thanks for listening.
Teresa and Kristy host their first episode with award-winning photographer, Donald Miralle who specializes in sports, portraits, editorial, commercial, travel and nature photography. Coming to you from the Leucadia Photoworks, photographer collective in Encinitas, CA. We hope you enjoy listening!