There are now well over 800,000 active podcasts available worldwide, with hundreds of thousands of new ones being launched every year. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with such a wide variety of choices.
For photography aficionados, we have put together a list of the best photography podcasts to listen to.
1. CAMERAS OR WHATEVER
Canadian cinematographer runs the podcast and photographer Tyler Stalman for “full stack creators who take photos, make videos and love tech”.
Aside from technical knowhow, Stalman interviews notable content creators, including Jesse Driftwood, Rene Ritchie, Gerald Undone and Justin Tse. The podcast was started in 2017 and has quickly become the number one podcast for people interested in photography and cinematography.
2. THE CANDID FRAME
The Candid Frame is hosted by California-based photographer Ibarionex Perello and he has brought to the show some of the world’s established and emerging photographers. In each episode, Ibarionex interviews a photographer and delves deep into their psyche and the process and motivation involved behind the taking of a particular frame.
Ibarionex’s questions are insightful and deliver responses that go to the core of the interviewee.
Besides the techniques of the trade, he also talks about their lives and interesting anecdotes of their experiences while living the life of a photographer. The podcast is very inspirational for novices and enthusiasts of the trade.
This podcast focuses on the business of running a photography trade more than just as an art form. Some of the most respected business owners and artists in photography are guests on the show.
Joel Grimes, Roberto Valenzuela, Nicole Begley and Mike Peters, eminent photographers have been guests on the show.
4. TWiP STREET FOCUS
The “This Week in Photo” (TWiP) Podcast is a weekly podcast that takes an in-depth look at the various facets of photography. TWiP covers topics ranging from photographic techniques to the business of running a photography shop, and even some controversial topics facing today’s photographers.
TWiP is now hosted by Frederick van Johnson. It generally looks at the major stories from the previous week. Frederick and his guests discuss the nitty-gritty involved in taking of those shots.
This podcast has many interesting interviews with notable photographers including, Greg Benz, Evan Tanaka, Kenna Klosterman and Atiba Jefferson.
5. HIT THE STREETS
“A Photography Podcast for the Urban Photographer”, Hit the Streets is all about the picture, the person behind it and the technique. It is hosted by Valerie Jardin and covers case studies, answers listener questions and even has cool giveaways for the listeners.
Jardin has interviewed some notable photographers on the show who have shared their ideas, inspirations and techniques. Bill Carlson (Beatles photographer), Antoine Didienne, Barbara Peacock and Jayme Halbritter are some of the notable industry leaders to have graced the show.