This week, my guest is Jeff Rothstein. Jeff has been photographing NYC for nearly 50 years. He’s witnessed and photographed many key historical and political events and the ever changing city scapes. But most of all, he recorded moments of everyday life which are, in my opinion, what makes street photography so important and valuable.
Today is a new Q&A and photo challenge episode and I invited Andy McSweeney AKA Andy McPhoto to co-host with me. We answer questions about gear theft prevention and the problem of wearing glasses and looking through the view finder. We also announce the winners of the last photo challenge and announce a new one.
Mikey Huff is a photographer and founder of ‘The Wool Sock Project’ based in Anchorage, Alaska. Mikey began distributing care packages to those living on the streets across Alaska, which included a pair of wool socks to help combat the freezing temperatures. Mikey exchanged these for a conversation, documenting these moments through portrait images. Mikey's career path is carved by his curiosity for humans, he believes the best way to improve the world around you is to use your strengths to lift up the community around you.
This is a new case study episode. We are talking about balancing a full time career with an emerging photography career. With guest podcast listener Mike Branch and guest co-host Steve Brokaw.
This week I invited Omar Z Robles on the show. I had the chance to meet him a couple of times and co-host a photo walk with him in NYC in 2016. You’ve all seen his work with dancers. Today I invite you to get to know the man behind the lens and learn about the passion that fuels his creativity.
This is a monologue episode as I have quite a few announcements this week regarding a new call for entry and a webinar series. I also answer a listener question about anxiety on the streets. Enjoy!
This week on Hit The Streets I talk with the founder of the 24 Hour Project, Renzo Grande. Find out all there is to know about this fun project and how you can get involved this year!
This week, my guest co-host is German photographer Kai Behrmann. Together we answer questions about consistency in producing photo series and useful steps you can take to improve your photography today.
It's a yearly tradition! I invited gear guru and all around awesome guy, Gordon Laing, back on the show to answer your gear and technical questions.
My guest today became an air force photographer at the age of 17 and became one of the few women combat photographers. After being wounded, she retired from the military and is now devoting her time and energy on a very special project called the Veterans Portrait Project. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Stacy Pearsall.
In this new regular 'Case Studies' segment of Hit The Streets, I invite listeners on the show to discuss a specific topic that they are concerned about and can benefit the photography community at large. Today my guest is Dennis Linden, who recently survived a massive heart attack. The event prompted him to start organizing his photographs in order to leave a legacy for his children and generations to come. Alhough not the most joyful topic, this is an important one and we discuss different ways to prevent our precious photographs to be forever lost or ignored.
In this conversation episode of Hit The Streets, I invited Peter Turnley to talk about his early years as a photographer. We learn about his move to Paris, the people who changed his life and his early assignments.
For the last episode of 2017 I invited my good friend Karen Hutton back on the show. We chat about the 2017 and make plans for 2018. Wishing you all a creative 2018!
My guest today is photographer Bill Young. He tells us how is Instagram account went viral overnight from a simple tweet from his daughter... Enjoy!
This week I talk about image theft with lawyer, photographer and author Joelle Verbrugge. She gives us simple tips of what to do and what not to do if you see one of your images used without authorization.
A little house keeping related to the podcast and other photographic news this week. I also answer two listener questions in a monologue episode.
New eBook: #DoSomethingForNothing NYC with Joshua Coombes Fundraiser to help support Josh and his project. Any donation welcome!
New Valerie Jardin Limited Edition Streetomatic Camera Bag by Cosyspeed:
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This week is a new Q&A and Photo challenge episode and I invited the founder of CosySpeed and the acclaimed Camslinger camera bag Thomas Ludwig to co-host with me. We talk about a new 'Valerie Jardin' limited edition camera that is released this week in support of Joshua Coombes and #DoSomethingForNothing.
My guest and I also answer listener questions and announce the winners of the last photo challenge.
This week is new Photo Faves segment with guest Scott Wyden Kivowitz. He shares his favorite photo books, gear, accessories, etc.
This week my guest is photographer, author and podcaster Ibarionex Perello. I hope you enjoy this conversation.
This week my good friend Bjorn Moerman and I share a few dumb things we've done with our cameras. And also share some of the audience's mistakes.
This week on Hit The Streets, guest co-host Jens Krauer and I answer listener questions about personal projects and spot metering. We also give the names of the winners of the last challenge and announce the new one.
We just launched Valerie Jardin's Hit The Streets Worldwide Photowalks so it's a great time to have two members of the global admin team on the show to talk about it. Ryan Katsanes and Ruven Gotz join me this week to talk about this new adventure!
In this episode of Hit The Streets, the tables are turned and Valerie is the guest on Alec's show! She talks about her new book, Street Photography - Creative Vision Behind the Lens and answers when, why and how the project became a reality.
In this new Photo Faves segment, Italian photographer Ugo Cei tells us about his favorite gear, accessories, books, etc.