Sunday, December 17, 2006

The Candid Frame #22 - Martin Trailer


Martin Trailer is a photographer who specialize in meeting the needs of advertising and corporate clients. His portraiture, studio and personal work are all touched with a very personal sensibility not the least of which is a wonderful sense of humor. You can see more of his work by visiting his website.

His personal work includes a series on vintage trailers and the people for whom these classic vehicles are a passion.

Martin Trailer recommends the work of Jay Maisel.

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Sunday, December 3, 2006

The Candid Frame #21 - Jennifer Wu



Jennifer Wu is a fine-art landscape photographer who has been displayed at juried art exhibits as well as several galleries including the View Point Gallery, Camera Arts, Darkroom Gallery and Appel Gallery. Though she makes a full-time living as an accountant, she makes the time to create wonderful images that are striking for their use of light and color. You can discover her work by visiting her website.

She also teaches courses on landscape photography through Better Photo.

Jennifer Wu recommends the work of Sebastiao Salgado.

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Saturday, November 18, 2006

The Candid Frame #20 - Raul Touzon


Raul Touzon is a documentary and underwater photographer who specializes in making images that convey what he refers as to “The Eternity of a Moment”. Raul has traveled extensively in Latin America documenting its cultures and building an extensive collection of dramatic photographs that have been used in many corporate and editorial publications such as: Outdoor Photographer, National Geographic Traveler and the National Geographic Magazine among others. View his work by visiting his website.

Raul is a full time educator and instructor producing and teaching world class workshops for the Santa Fe Workshops as well as his own “Experience Series” that take place in Europe.

Raul Touzon recommends the work of David Alan Harvey.

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Sunday, November 5, 2006

The Candid Frame #19 - Joel Meyerowitz


Joel Meyerowitz is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in over 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. He was born in New York in 1938. He began photographing in 1962. He is a “street photographer” in the tradition of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, although he works exclusively in color. You can find out more about Joel and his work by visiting his website.

The only photographer who was granted unimpeded access to Ground Zero after September 13, 2001, Meyerowitz takes a meditative stance toward the work and workers there, systematically documenting the painful work of rescue, recovery, demolition and excavation.

Joel Meyerowitz recommends the works of Timothy O'Sullivan and William H. Jackson. He also suggests you check out a website dedicated to street photography called In-Public.

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Saturday, October 21, 2006

The Candid Frame #18 - Scott Stulberg


Scott Stulberg is a passionate photographer whose enthusiasm for the craft comes across in his images and his teaching at Better Photo and UCLA Extension. Specializing in travel photography, Scott's image are intimate documents of his travels and the people he encounters. Represented by the stock agency, Corbis, his images have been published throughout the world. You can view his work by visiting his website.

Scott Stulberg recommends the work of Melvin Sokolsky.

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Saturday, October 7, 2006

The Candid Frame #17 - Tony Sweet


Tony Sweet is nature photographer who brings the improvisational and abstract nature of his former jazz career to his photography.

He is represented by The Getty Picture Agency and conducts his “Visual Artistry” photography workshops throughout the continental United States as well as classes through Better Photo. He has also authored three books on the art of photography: Fine Art Nature Photography, Fine Art Flower Photography, and Fine Art Nature Photography: Water, Ice, Fog (Jan. 2007). He has also been recognized as Nikon Legend Behind the Lens.

You can find his work by visiting his website.

Tony Sweet recommends the work of Pat O'Hara.

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Saturday, September 23, 2006

The Candid Frame #16 - Bruce Smith



Bruce Smith is talented fashion and glamour photographer based in Liverpool in Great Britain. For over thirty years, he has brought his unique eye and insight to the world of beauty and fashion. He shares his insights through his course in Better Photo as well through an on-location Master Class.

You can see a collection of Bruce's work by visiting his website.

Bruce Smith recommends the work of Barry Lategan.

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Sunday, September 10, 2006

The Candid Frame #15 - My Personal Work

Due to some technical difficulties, this episode of The Candid Frame is not an interview. Instead, I discuss my recent journey as a photographer and my attempts to learn a new way of seeing.

We will be returning to our regular schedule of interviews in two weeks.

You can find more images about that reflect today's episode by visiting my blog.

This week I recommend the work of William Eggleston.

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Sunday, August 27, 2006

The Candid Frame #14 - Harry Gamboa Jr.


Harry Gamboa Jr. has been actively creating works in various media (photography, performance, video, fotonovelas, fiction, and installation) that document and interpret the contemporary urban Chicano experience.

He was a co-founder of Asco (Spanish for nausea) 1972-1987, the East L.A. conceptual-performance art group that invented the No Movie concept and created numerous absurdist intermedia performance works.

You can see a selection of his photography and other works by visiting his website.

Harry Gamboa recommends the work of Morrie Camhi.

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Monday, August 14, 2006

The Candid Frame #13 - Regis Lefebure



Regis Lefebure is an exceptional motorsport and editorial photographer who's work includes a sophisticated use of light and color. He brings a keen eye to creating sports images that are as much striking individual photographs as they are documents of a challenging and exciting sport. You can see his images by visiting his website.

Regis Lefebure recommends the work of Freeman Patterson.

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Sunday, July 30, 2006

The Candid Frame #12 - John Arnold


John Arnold is a photographer who has come to share his experience and passion for photography with others through the power of the internet. Through his involvement in the forums for another podcast, Tips from the Top Floor, and now his own, PhotoWalkthrough, he provides a priceless resource for those who want to use their cameras for art and self expression.

While the podcast offers a wealth of how-to tips for making the most of photo-editing software, his true gift to his listeners is the opportunity to look over the shoulder of a photographer with a keen sense of his own vision and an understanding of how today's tools help to create memorable photographs. View more of John Arnold's photography by visiting his website.

John Arnold recommends the work of Kathleen Connally.

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Friday, July 14, 2006

The Candid Frame #11 - Moose Peterson


Moose Peterson is a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens and Lexar Elite Photographer. He is also the recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program. He has published in over 130 magazines worldwide, is author of 23 books and lectures across the country to thousands upon thousands of photographers.

Moose continues his main goal of photographing the life history of North America 's endangered wildlife and wildplaces using the latest tools. A creative innovator of new techniques both behind the camera and the computer is the driving force behind his photography and goals.

Moose Peterson recommends the work of Joe McNally.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

The Candid Frame #10 - Don Gale


Don Gale is an accomplished professional photographer, with demonstrated expertise in the specialty areas of commercial, industrial, portraiture and outdoor photography. First introduced to photography through a local Boy's Club group at age 15, he's been personally and professionally committed to the art form since that time.

For over ten years Don has conducted his workshops, seminars and classes on an ongoing basis. He has produced several instructional video including "Photographing San Francisco and California's Central Coast" which won a Telly Award for best "How To" instructional video as well as a Axiem Award Winner for "Best Editing".

Don Gale recommends the work of Frans Lanting.

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Sunday, June 18, 2006

The Candid Frame #9 - Tara Whitney


Tara Whitney is a talented photographer who specializes in intimate family portraits. Her talent for making her subjects comfortable as well as her vibrant photographic style produces photographs that move beyond the cliches of the genre.

Another unique aspect of her photographic career is that her clients and admirers have come as a result of a her personal blog. She uses this not only as a showcase for her images, but for sharing a sense of her and her work, a quality not commonly found in more "professional" and "high concept" websites.

Tara Whitney recommends the work of Barb Uil.

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Friday, June 2, 2006

The Candid Frame #8 - Kevin Lynch



Kevin Lynch
is an accomplished photographer, known for his striking conceptual portraits. Whether photographing celebrities or athletes, he brings a passionate eye and a desire to challenge himself to all of his work. A former assistant to Greg Gorman, Lynch had developed his own unique style, which you can discover for yourself by visiting his website. I suggest you also explore the Red Couch Project that helped begin his career.

Kevin Lynch recommends the work of Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Sunday, May 21, 2006

The Candid Frame #7 - Jeff Curto


Jeff Curto is Professor of Photography at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he has taught since 1984. He is also an accomplished photographer who for the last fifteen years has been working on a long-term project documenting the urban and natural landscape of Italy.

Curto is also the host of two photography podcasts including a History of Photography, a recording of his in-classroom lectures and Camera Position which focuses on the creative aspects of photography. His comprehensive knowledge of photography combined with a keen eye has led him to produce a unique series of images of an oft-photographed subject. You can view a selection of his photographs on his website.

Curto recommends the work of Eugene Atget.

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Saturday, April 22, 2006

The Candid Frame #6 - D Stevens


D Stevens has enjoyed an award winning career as a photojournalist and as a still photographer for major motion pictures. From photographing war and conflict in Belfast and Beruit to documenting films such as Boys in the Hood, Devil in the Blue Dress and Love and Basketball, D. brings a unique perspective to his work. He describes himself as a storyteller with a camera, a description that is even more appropriate today as he begins a new phase in his career as a screenwriter and film director.

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D recommends the work of Henri Cartier Bresson.

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D's photo was taken by J Roberts.