Welcome to the Outerfocus Podcast!
I'm still loaded with cold, but I have been very brave and have soldiered on as to not disrupt your listening pleasure. I know, right? Please forgive my sniffling. I have edited out all of the ear piercing sneezes through........
This week we welcome Spencer Lum a Brooklyn based photographer and founder of 5 West Studios providing wedding photography services; and Ground Glass, a blog that focuses on the business side of photography. We hear Spencer discuss his views on the photography industry including a little about what has changed for him, as well as discussing his first photography books.
History of photography this week focuses on British/Italian photographer Felice Beato, also known as Felix. He was known to be one of the first photojournalists and war photographers, spending much of his in East Asia. We discuss his work produced during the Second Opium War, his Samurai photographs, as well as the time he spent in Japan, where he was also known to set up several businesses.