Long-Form Interviews With Experienced Photographers
Kino Alyse is a talented landscape an architectural photographer, who was based in Rome, Italy at the time of this interview. She talks about how photography has allowed her to develop as a person. You can also read this article for tips on how to improve your own photography.
Speaking with Neeta Satam, you quickly learn how she is deeply concerned about the human condition and the state of our natural environment, and she brings this deep concern into her photography. Neeta is currently working on two long-term projects in Southeast Asia, for which she has received support from the Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting. In this interview, she talks about how she got her start and how she's been able to accomplish her work.
Sally Thomson has specialized as a cultural fine art and documentary photography. Take a look at her work, and you'll realize why this is such an awesome combination of a skill set. Read this interview to see how she got started, and why she's stuck with her passion of photography.
Jose D. Flores Jr. talks about his education in becoming an impressive Leica photographer in a period of just a few years. His guiding philosophy of street photography are well thought out and easy to remember. He talks about them here as he connects street photography to Zen Buddhism, falling in love, and raising a child.
Looking at Julia’s photography her skill set is evident. As she talks about in this interview, she has a way to connect with whom she’s photographing to get to the poetry of the image. Not only does Julia love photography workshops, she’s also very generous with sharing where anyone can gain the education she has gotten. I highly suggest that any lover of photography read this interview, because Julia generously has shared the resources that she used to become the kind of photographer that she is.
I met Kel Donaldson the first night of a week-long photography workshop in Mexico with Maggie Steber. She and I were both super excited to be there, and I could sense real passion that she has for photography. The youngest member of the group (she’ll address that in her interview), and the first to show print photos. I could tell how seriously she takes this passion. I also saw the emotion that she loves to capture in people. Read this post to see what she loves to photograph, and how she got to where she is.
Take a look at the work of Carlos Ribas Monteiro, and you get a sense of the breadth of his style, and his fascination with cultures. In this interview, we also talk about the classic photographers who have influenced Carlos across the decades, and the sense of privacy that exists in various cultures, which in turn reflect the legality of publishing photography in various countries.
Spend time chatting with Hillary Johnson, and you get a sense of the the breadth of experiences that she’s had with photography. In this interview she talks about how one day she cold called National Geographic photographer Bill Allard, and asked him for guidance. He took her up on the request, and she learned valuable lessons from a great leader.
Take a look at Andriana Mereuta's photography, and there is no doubt of the communicative power of an image. The time. The place. The human connections. The history. The culture. In this interview, Andriana talks about the why and the what of photography.