Cath Simard Creates Majestic Photographs in Beautiful Destinations

On this week’s episode of Inside The Photographer’s Mind, we speak to Candian photographer Cath Simard. Her clients and collaborations include DJI and Lowepro, and she’s also an official Sony Ambassador. Her rapid rise through the photography ranks is nothing short of spectacular. Having taken up photography in 2016, she’s already an established name in her field. We’ll cover all that and more in this week’s podcast.

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Gear with Chris Gampat: The Most Innovative Lenses and Cameras

On this week’s episode of Inside The Photographer’s Mind, I’m joined by our EIC, Chris Gampat. In an episode we’re calling “Gear with Gampat,” we talk about what’s going on in the world of photography equipment. From cameras to studio lighting, lenses to camera bags, there’s something for everyone in this episode. So, if you’re looking to add to your photographic arsenal, follow us.

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Yekaterina Gyadu on the Hustle and Grind of Professional Photography

Yekaterina Gyadu joins us on this week’s episode of The Phoblographer’s Inside The Photographer’s Mind. Currently in New York, Gyadu is a portrait, documentary, and wedding photographer. She also has a background in fine art. Her relationship with photography began in her youth, as she loved making photographs whenever she would visit her family in Russia. What’s particularly striking is her love for shooting analog. It’s something we like to see as the new generation rises through the ranks. As her work and name grow, we wanted to talk with Gyadu as we’re certain she will be a huge name in the future.

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Vanessa Charlot’s Inspiring Journey into Professional Photography

On this week’s episode of Inside The Photographer’s Mind, documentary photographer Vanessa Charlot joins us on the show. Born and based in Miami, Vanessa Charlot has been commissioned by prominent publications such as The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Vogue. Her work primarily focuses on marginalized groups, as she helps to give a voice to those that society often silences. It’s a terrific hour of conversation, and below is an overview of what you can expect.

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Donato Di Camillo Likes to Focus on Stories most Photographers won’t.

Inside The Photographer’s Mind is back, and this week we speak to Brooklyn-based photographer Donato Di Camillo. He’s made a name for himself in the street photography community, and he’s best known for focusing his lens on stories most other photographers won’t. He’s a colorful character and has no issue with expressing his opinion on various topics within the photo industry. It’s a great hour of photography conversation, and he’s what to expect.

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Amy Lombard on Brand Identity, Emotional Healing, and Fearless Youth

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Queens-based photographer Amy Lombard joins us on this week’s episode of Inside The Phoblographer’s Mind (ITPM). Lombard has created her own identity throughout her career, and we wanted to sit down with her and learn more about her photographic journey. In this candid, sometimes deeply personal episode, we talk about the impact photography can have on a person’s life and the opportunities it can create.

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A Houston Photographer is Being Accused of Sexual Misconduct

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In this week’s episode of Inside The Photographers Mind, we tackle some of the more pressing stories happening in the industry this week. Hosted by our Arts & Culture Editor, Dan Ginn, the episode looks at serious allegations made against a Houston-based photographer. We’ll also look at the topic of street photography ethics and a photo shared on Instagram that polarized the photography community.

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Video: Jamie Windsor Shares the Truth on Being Successful on YouTube

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Photographers who create content for YouTube can get a bad rep. Often seen as fame-hungry attention seekers, only concerned about views and popularity, some industry members reject their credibility as skilled photographers. But that can hardly be fair. Surely there’s more depth to a photographer who makes YouTube content? I was eager to find out. So I invited popular YouTuber Jamie Windsor on to The Phoblographer’s official podcast: Inside The Photographers Mind.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Photographer Tony Gale

Photographer Tony Gale has a very specific creative vision that’s all about feeling and ensuring that emotions are put across in his images.

On the latest episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, Tony Gale takes us through his creative process and guides us through a number of personal projects, insights into how he creates his portfolio, and his thoughts on how we need to put women in more powerful places in our industry. Tony has been shooting for years and evolved to not only be an Editorial and Commercial photographer, but also an ambassador for a number of companies such as Sony, Manfrotto, X-Rite and more.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Geoffrey Berliner of the Penumbra Foundation

Geoffrey Berliner is one of the heads of the Penumbra Foundation and he joined us to talk about the analog world and his process.

On the last episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, we spoke with Geoffrey Berliner of the Penumbra Foundation. Geoffrey has an interesting background. He loved photography growing up, and then got into repairing fountain pens and other things, then came back to photography. Geoff is now one of the people who runs Penumbra and arguably the face of the organization. If you aren’t familiar with them, they’re an organization that specializes in the super old school photography techniques. It’s all about doing things slowly and with magic.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Photojournalist Frank Smith

Photojournalist Frank Smith shoots philanthropic work that’s brought him to some of the darkest parts of humanity. 

On our most recent episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, we talked to Photojournalist Frank Smith–who has worked to be a very special photojournalist. Most of the work that we know from photojournalists are seen in media, but Frank’s is quite different. He’s often commissioned by non-profits with causes that stem in different countries. For example, he shared with us one particular story of being in a brothel in India and this being one of the scariest moments of his life.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Lois Greenfield

Dance Photographer Lois Greenfield told us she’s been shooting more or less the same way since she started.

On our latest episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, Lois Greenfield graced us with her presence, knowledge, and overall creative thought process. Lois started out in photography as a photojournalist in theaters, but then she decided to do a different type of work in studios. Of any modern dance photographer, Lois is truly one of a kind. I reference this heavily in our interview. While Lois started out in film, shooting with a Hasselblad camera and Broncolor Lights mostly with black and white film, since moving to digital, she’s been able to do much more.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Dance Photographer Omar Z Robles

Dance photographer Omar Z Robles has been shooting for the better part of 15 years now; and he’s earned quite a bit of fame from it.

In our most recent episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind (hosted at Adorama) we interviewed Omar Z Robles about his journey as a dance photographer over the years. Omar first started out as a mime and then went back to school to rediscover himself. He found photography and got into shooting street photography. Over time, it turned into working with dancers on the streets to create a type of image that has become iconic on Instagram over and over again. While Omar feels like he still does some sort of documentary process with his work, he feels like he is a creative director of the most part.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Gretchen Robinette

Photographer Gretchen Robinette spoke to us about what it’s like documenting people as they go about their everyday lives on Inside the Photographer’s Mind.

We’ve interviewed photographer Gretchen Robinette in a number of articles on the Phoblographer, and recently she joined us for a live interview for Inside the Photographer’s Mind. We discussed a number of big issues such as whether or not it’s okay to photograph people in public without their permission. But of course, we spoke about so much more.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Kien Quan

Photographer Kien Quan joined us on Inside the Photographer’s Mind to talk about his dance photography.

We had our first dance photographer recently on Inside the Photographer’s Mind as Kien Quan graced us with his presence. Kien started out as a dancer and then decided that he wanted to get into photography. As Kien explains, he always goes about stuff the hard way. So he got a camera, lights, looked up tutorials, and then got into capturing his friends in his dance crew. From there, he networked with other dancers and did the same thing.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Jonathan Higbee

Photographer Jonathan Higbee was our latest guest on Inside the Photographer’s Mind.

Jonathan Higbee was our latest guest on Inside the Photographer’s Mind, and he was able to keep a full audience of folks enthralled with his words and experiences on what it’s like to be a modern street photographer. Jonathan is a rare breed: a street photographer who actually makes his living from it. He isn’t an influencer, he isn’t sponsored by any sort of companies and the moment of publishing this post: he makes print sales. In fact, it’s 90% of his income.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Ira Block

National Geographic Photographer and Sony Artisan Ira Block was our guest recently.

It was a pleasure speaking with Ira Block – a photographer who says he’s mastered both the creative side and documentary side of his craft at the moment due to his wanting to continually push himself forward and always create different images. Ira joined us in front of a live studio audience at the Adorama Event Space to discuss his background, how and why he creates, and to share a few key stories about his travels over the years. Ira also showcased lots of his new work in his book Cuba Loves Baseball: a Photographic Journey.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Brooke DiDonato’s Surreal Photography

Photographer Brooke DiDonato talked to us about how she scored gigs with the likes of Huawei and more

Photographer Brooke DiDonato was the guest of our latest episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, now located on Adorama’s Facebook page. Her work mostly focuses on the surreal and she finds ways to make people really think about the images they’re seeing. When you look at Brooke’s photos, you tend to notice a sense of the whimsical in them. Even better, Brooke does these images without a lot of Photoshop. It’s a testament to her work as she originally started in photojournalism and then decided that she wanted to get into the more commercial and surreal side in order to be more expressive.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind Episode 2: Charlie Naebeck

Photographer Charlie Naebeck was on the latest episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind

For our second episode of Inside the Photographer’s Mind, we interviewed Charlie Naebeck. Charlie is a photographer here in NYC, and also a teacher. What’s special about Charlie is the fact that he started out in street photography, then got into portraiture, and then got into conceptual work. How? Well, according to Charlie it had a whole lot to do with how he started in photography, evolved, and how he decided to collaborate with other people, especially dancers.

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Inside the Photographer’s Mind: Vivienne Gucwa

Lead photo by Vivienne Gucwa.

Yesterday we filed the pilot episode of our new Inside the Photographer’s Mind web show with Adorama TV. Inside the Photographer’s Mind takes the ideas we’ve presented in our interviews, and brings them even further into an in-person interview. Our tagline is “The Psychology of Photography” and so it only makes sense to get deeper into the psyche of how and why photographers create.

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