Oct 6, 2014
This week's show is a triple header. First, Pamela Berry sits down with photographer Michael Bonocore to discuss the importance of capturing moments and inspiration. Then Rich Harrington talks with Lindsay Adler on personal projects and self-assignments. Finally Levi Sim and Rich Harrington talk with Matt Thompson from SongFreedom about music for photo and video projects.
Music on the show from our new partner — SongFreedom.
Michael has been a fixture in the photography industry for over 7
years. His photography journey started as a hobby, primarily
learning his way around a DSLR by shooting landscapes around his
home in San Francisco, California. Soon, he started accepting paid
assignments, from commercial ad campaigns to weddings, but his
passion for traveling with camera in hand was too great to ignore.
Michael started visiting locations all over the globe, documenting
not only the beautiful landscapes of the countries he visited, but
also the lives of the local communities.
Michael began working with international non profit organizations to help bring awareness to the causes that he was passionate about. Through the workshops that he leads for The Giving Lens, he has taught children the art of photography in countries such as Nicaragua, Peru, Jordan and India. He has documented the work of elephant sanctuaries in Thailand and he has helped bring awareness to Women’s Cooperatives in the Middle East.
Pamela and Michael talk about:
Lindsay Adler is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in New York City. Her editorial work has appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications internationally including Noise, Bullett Magazine, Essence, Zink Magazine, Rangefinder and dozens more. A clean, bold and graphic style has become the hallmark of her work, making her in-demand for clients across the world.
Her portrait and commercial work includes look books, accessory lines, hair campaigns, cosmetic campaigns, professional athletes, television series promos and more. She is always working on new ways to share her passions and knowledge with others, and each year she lectures tens of thousands of photographers world-wide. She attributes a lot of her success to her parents NEVER suggesting that she ‘get a real job’ and encouraging her to pursue photography even in her pre-teens.
Rich and Lindsay talk about:
Nothing makes a slideshow or video better than a great soundtrack. But there are a lot of rules when it comes to using music. We demystify the process of using music in your project and offer some great techniques too.
Levi, Rich and Matt talk about: