EP7: Photo Editor Tony Bell

Tony Bell is the Guardian Observer New Review‘s picture editor in London. Bell discusses what it’s like to be a photo editor and what he looks for in photographers in a fast changing business.  Follow him at @bellyboy69 on Twitter and Instagram: tony_bell_observer.

EP6: Matt Roth

Juggling personal work and commercial assignments, Matt Roth tells us how to keep yourself very busy.

Matt Roth is a freelance photographer who shoots for The New York Times, AARP, The Pivot Group, Wall Street Journal, Factory Athletics, Education Week, Chronicle of Higher Education, Printer’s Row Journal,  Earthjustice, Buzzfeed, and NPR among others. His current personal project is a visual ethnography of American Micronationalists which we discuss on the show this week.

EP5: Shan Wallace

What does it mean to rediscover your hometown through photography? How can photography be effectively used as a tool for activism? Shan discusses how she uses imagery to redirect a narrative of Baltimore and it’s people.

Shan is an award-winning photographer, writer, and freedom fighter from East Baltimore. Merging her journalism degree from Bowie State University with her love for photography, Shan’s work focuses on the experiences, identities and struggles of black life. Instagram.

 

EP4: Jennifer Bishop

Discussing the ever-changing industry of newspaper journalism, and advocating for people with disabilities through photography with Jennifer Bishop.

Bishop is Baltimore based photojournalist and portrait photographer with more than 35 years of experience shooting all over the world. She was the first photographer for the Baltimore City Paper, which began publishing in 1977. She also writes and photographs for projects that advocate for people with disabilities.

EP3: Theo Anthony

In this weeks episode, we talk with Theo Anthony about intersections of film and photography.

Anthony is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker currently based in Baltimore, MD. His work been featured by the The Atlantic, Vice, BBC World News, and other international media outlets. His films have received premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, SXSW, and Anthology Film Archives. In 2015, he was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. His first feature, RAT FILM, debuted at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival to critical acclaim, with Richard Brody of the New Yorker calling it “one of the most extraordinary, visionary inspirations in the recent cinema”. RAT FILM will be distributed domestically by Cinema Guild and internationally by Visit Films. Instagram.

EP2: Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston

Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston talks about his work as an air force photographer, which won him the 2015 Military Photographer of the Year award.

Holston is a United States Air Force photojournalist and the 2015 Military Photographer of the Year. Hailing from Texas, Holston has served the Air Force for11 years. He has an extreme passion for storytelling through a variety of media platforms. He’s a motivated individual who loves to learn and push the envelope. His strengths are conflict,combat, spot news, and feature photojournalism. Instagram.

EP1: Pete Voelker

Theo Anthony discusses navigating America road trip style through photography, while balancing professional work with personal.

Born May 1987 on Scott Air Force base in Illinois Pete Voelker was raised in the Maryland suburbs near Washington DC. Voelker studied photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art from 2005-2009. After moving to New York City in 2008 he worked for photographer Ryan McGinley until 2012. Since then, Voelker has focused on documentary work and building his commercial photography portfolio. In May 2015 he released his debut book, titled “Here’s Looking at You”, a collection of more than 175 photographs captured on 35mm film while traveling to each of the 48 contiguous United States of America.