Photography Insights - important industry interviews by Phlogger

Photography Insights - important industry interviews by Phlogger

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Photography insights are important interviews with people in the photography industry. Each episode features a photographer, model, inventor, retailer, publisher, engineer or artist from the analogue and digital world. Hosted by the Phlogger (Andrew Walmsley) who provides a casual, but intelligent insight into their work and life. All guests are subjected to my infamous “random questions” and the pay it forward recommendation scheme. Keep up to date with photography insights on our website (phlogger.co.uk) and Instagram @phlogger.co.uk Please subscribe and leave a 5 star iTunes review


Blogging, Podcasts,Instagram and FB updates featuring the Phlogger’s wife!
Aug 22 • 7 min
Welcome to episode 54 (i think), which features the one and only Dawn, wife of the phlogger! You’ve recently had the pleasure of her intro’s rather than my dulcit tones, so thought it would be nice for her to join me. In this episode we discuss: Podcast…
Edward Curtis, the Graybills & drinking with John Lennon
Aug 15 • 97 min
John and Coleen Graybill help run the Curtis legacy foundation and their other business Mountain Spirit photo. John is a direct descendant of Edward Curtis, a photographer from the late 1800’s/early 1900’s who famously photographed the native Americans.…
Deliveroo, bananas & cinemaphotography
Aug 8 • 68 min
For episode 52 we welcome Adam Sandy, a rather talented cinemaphotographer from the UK. Podcast contains: Studying visual effects Working alone Collaborating with Instinctive photography Movies on roll film Recommendations + friendships Specialising +…
Kodak, moon landings & Hasselblad (50th moon landing special)
Aug 1 • 82 min
I’m very honoured to present our next guest, who will be the least youngest person I’ve interviewed! Since its the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, I’ve got hold of Robert Shanebook who worked for Kodak. Not only did he join the biggest film company…
50th anniversary special episode
Jul 25 • 120 min
Well folks we made it to episode, so that also means a year of podcasting. For this one I wanted to have a relaxing chat with some of my prior guests and get an update to what has happened. It’s been an amazing, emotional and hard working lesson in life.…
Tooth fairies, Kevin Costner + Massacres with Quinn Jacobson
Jul 17 • 97 min
Wow, am I excited to present episode 49. It was an absolute honour to work with the master of wet collodion, Quinn Jacobson. If you search for wet collodion online you basically see Quinn’s book and his videos, articles etc. Not many people have published…
Masters, Hull + Fisherman (interview with Tobias Beachwlyd)
Jul 11 • 60 min
For episode 48 we interview a documentary photographer - something new yet again! It’s great fun interviewing people from so many different genres. Tobias is a friendly person who likes to help others and always glad to listen to. We recently had our trip…
Interview with competition winner Barney Maguire
Jun 27 • 38 min
For episode 47 we get together with the winner of my recent competition sponsored by Kodak Alaris. Barney Maguire’s analogue submission was a superb picture and part of series of his portraiture. As first prize he won 20 rolls of kodak film and an…
Garage lighting,fuji + rabbits (Gina Milicia)
Jun 20 • 81 min
For episode 46 we travel around the globe to Australia, to interview the one, the only - Gina Milicia. Gina has been working in photography for 30 years, so is very experienced. She has many resources on her website, including a blog, videos, presets,…
Rom coms, Mamiya & University (episode 45)
Jun 12 • 80 min
This is your next episode as promised with the Charlie Tadlock. Charlie is a 2nd year university student and an aspiring photographer from Montana, USA. He wrote an article for the elusive Emulsive site. After writing the article EM suggested we talk to…
Kodak competition winners!
May 28 • 12 min
We finally announce the winners from the competition ran in association with Kodak Alaris. Listen to the podcast to see who wins and who gets an “honourable mention”. Winners are notified directly and there prizes will be sent in due course. Thank you to…
Project updates + holiday
May 26 • 10 min
A one off small episode with your host Andrew Walmsley. In this one we discuss: Secret project washi project kodak competition studying holiday (annual leave) next podcast with Charlie Anyone still wanting to get involved in the Washi project can still…
Elephants, NGO’s & cameras (interview with Juho)
May 12 • 61 min
For episode 44 we roam across Europe to the country of Finland. In today’s episode we catch hold of the very busy Juho from camerarescue.org and kamerastore.com Juho is a guy with ideas, challenges and ventures, which we manage to discuss. He talks to us…
24 hour charity shoot-a-thon
May 1 • 36 min
The phlogger brings you a special edition of phlogger presents. On the 27th April 2019, we took part in a 24 hour shoot (I only managed a few hours) in aid of the Macmillan cancer support. The event was hosted by Jay Clark or JPC Photography and took…
Cyanide, musicians + tintypes - an interview with Justin Borucki
Apr 25 • 80 min
We finally get time to spend with the rather interesting and fun Justin Borucki. Justin is a wet plate photographer from New York in the USA. He works with musicians for his day job and shoots on the streets for fun. In this podcast we discuss: Musician…
Kodak competition + Retro 72 project
Apr 22 • 8 min
We bring you a brief update on the latest news from the phlogger. In this issue we discuss: a competition where you can win film!!! Retro 72 (new project) Secret project (quick update) Future guests What do you win? 20 x rolls (any size) of Kodak film,…
Inventing, novels and agitation
Apr 10 • 79 min
For episode 41 we interview Tim from Stearman Press, an educator, inventor, father, husband and engineer. Tim’s a fountain of knowledge, with experience in the engineering and inventing field and works out of a hangar in the USA. We interviewed him to…
Phlogger update - March 2019
Apr 6 • 5 min
In this episode the Phlogger apologies for the lack of episodes this month. Update includes: kodak projects laptop Everything will be back to normal soon.
Penguins, canon and motorsport
Mar 14 • 58 min
In this episode the phlogger interviews a motorsport photographer at long last. I’m pleased to introduce Andrew Quartley from Apex photography. Andrew is an approachable and honest guy who has loved f1 since childhood. He talks to us about getting…
Abba, pole dancing and karate (Indrija Kustov interview)
Mar 6 • 80 min
It’s been a while since we interviewed a model, so after some time i’ve finally tracked down the talented Indrija Kustov. Indrija is a young lady who has worked with some great photographers, make up artists and re-touchers. Her work has been published…
Street, disease and New York (episode 37)
Feb 28 • 88 min
For episode 37 we interview the friendly Luciano Del Buffalo. He’s a consummate street photographer from New York, who has some lovely work. Luciano has been published, he’s a keen traveller and loves talking about street photography - luckily for us. In…
Polaroids, perseverance + a phoenix
Feb 14 • 132 min
Yet another analogue special, this time from Los Angeles, USA. For episode 36 we are joined by the rather friendly Michael Kirchoff. Michael runs the “cataylst interviews” website, is the editor in chief over at Analog Forever and has many other projects…
News in brief with Paul Lefko
Feb 7 • 67 min
New from the phlogger presents, we have our very own news segment. This is called “news in brief” and features Paul Lefko on this episode. We will take you through some recent products, gadgets, tips or people we have found and think you may like. Please…
Tangents, unicorns & emulsive
Feb 2 • 94 min
For episode 35 we have the one and only “Em” - the genius behind the Emulsive film blog. He has a reputation for knowing everyone on the circuit and putting the right people together. Everybody remarks what a great person he is, so stay tuned to find out…
Hitmen, flip flops & dry plates (episode 33)
Jan 22 • 93 min
Episode 33 and our first interviewee of 2019. We bring you another unique guest too, someone from the analogue world of plate photography. Jason Lane is systems engineer from the optics field who makes dry plates (glass with emulsion). During the podcast…
How to stop making mistakes with film
Jan 15 • 94 min
To start off the new year we welcome back Leyton Cleveley to discuss film. We look at some of the mistakes we have made in the past and Leyton talks us through solutions. This includes the camera, development and printing areas of film photography. This…
2018 - The conclusion
Dec 31, 2018 • 9 min
Episode 33 is a one off special. The podcast thanks the guests from this year, who made the show what it is. We are so grateful for all parties taking part including: Models - Billie Gregory, Josh Maine, Safia Pixie Digital Artists - Sarah street; Luke…
The best of random questions (2018)
Dec 12, 2018 • 9 min
For this episode we present a special one off edition. It’s a highlight of random questions from the guests during 2018. They are not picked on any specific merits, but chosen some of those that worked well. The whole point is to think out of the box and…
Wrestling, composites + Shredsville (interview with Rahim Mastafa)
Dec 5, 2018 • 88 min
The phlogger goes back to digital for episode 30. We interview the rather talented Rahim Mastafa who is a composite/digital art photographer. He was famous for his Sugarbox studios brand shooting people in the fitness industry. In the podcast we discuss:…
Magnets, previous lives and chroma
Nov 22, 2018 • 88 min
As we approach the winter period it’s time to talk large format. In this session, we have Steve LLoyd, the guy behind the “Chroma Kickstarter camera”. Steve’s a fascinating guy who loves inventing and prototyping his own cameras. He’s even made backs for…
Consistency, Ektar & volleyball (interview with Jennifer Lawrence)
Nov 14, 2018 • 113 min
For episode 28 of Phlogger presents, we have another lovely guest. Jennifer Lawrence is a film photographer from Chicago, USA. She works in the portrait/family/lifestyle world and shoots Kodak Ektar! *** we have put a break in this episode due to the…
Infrared, white blood and aliens. An interview with Washi films.
Nov 4, 2018 • 75 min
Another great guest for you - Lomig from Washi films. Hand crafted and unique films, made by Lomig himself in France. Washi started in 2013 by Lomig, an unusual inventor who is mad on the film world. He spends a lot of time working in the dark to bring…
Polaroids, frog dances and nightmares (interview 26)
Oct 30, 2018 • 75 min
The phlogger presents another analogue special. In this latest episode we interview Michael Behlen from Analogforever.com. Interestingly Michael only shoots polaroids so look forward to a very different conversation. He has also produced ezines and…
Opportunities, emotion and James Dean - an interview with a street photographer
Oct 21, 2018 • 3 min
For episode 25 we interview the one and only Dominique. She is a friendly and skilled street photographer from New York. This episode is just an introduction and outro by Dominique. The full interview is a blog article on my website which i urge you to…
Shiny things, grapes and Fuji (interview with a street photographer)
Oct 13, 2018 • 85 min
For episode 24 we interview Matt aka #capitalfaces from Instagram. Matt is a street photographer who shoots in the London, UK. He produces video work for commercial purposes and has worked in retail with photography too. In this episode we discuss: - mail…
Quadcopters, Hollywood & Leica’s (with Paul Lefko)
Oct 2, 2018 • 71 min
For episode 21 we across the oceans and interview Paul Lefko from the sunny state of California, USA. Paul has worked as a director and photographer in the Los Angeles area covering both film and video. This is part 1 of the interview and the 2nd part…
Shooting cars with film
Sep 24, 2018 • 6 min
** Analogue session** *** Apologies for the audio *** For episode 20 we travel around the world to Australia. Ashley Hoff from Instagram joins us from Adelaide to discuss all things film related. In this issue: - Shooting on Bronica square format - The…
Introduction to printing with Leyton Cleveley
Sep 19, 2018 • 97 min
We are joined by the one and only Leyton Cleveley. In this issue, we look at the skill of darkroom printing. This covers everything you need to help you get that image on to paper. We discuss important areas like: - why you should print - why it will…
Phlogger news in brief - September 12th
Sep 12, 2018 • 15 min
In this new episode we talk about my new segment - news. We go through the latest happening in the photography world - both film and digital. A new segment, depending on what’s going on the world will denote the schedule. So it maybe weekly, bi-weekly or…
Revolog - from experiment to zombie apocalypse
Aug 24, 2018 • 71 min
For episode 16 we interview Hanna and Michael from Revolog film. Revolog offer 35mm films that have unique effects on the negative. From patterns, to lighting, stars and faded looks. What’s more amazing is Hanna and Michael do this by hand together!…
Large format, cyanotype, photograms and film (Episode 15)
Aug 16, 2018 • 96 min
Phlogger (analogue) presents For episode 15 we delve in to the world of film again. Our special guest is Rachel from “The Sunny 16” podcast and owner of Little Vintage Photography. She talks us through: - how she set up the business - some of the formats…
Film, King kong and Analogue Wonderland
Aug 7, 2018 • 64 min
In the latest episode we have Paul McKay from Analogue Wonderland. They are a new and great place to buy many different brands of film (180 so far). Paul tells us the background of the store, about some of the great brands they are working with. He…
Street photography + magazine publishing with Bob Patterson
Aug 2, 2018 • 70 min
In our latest episode (13) we are joined with publisher Bob Patterson from Street Photography magazine. Bob and the Phlogger discuss fundamental street photography questions like: How you define street photography? How do you shoot in quiet towns/cities?…
Modelling, finding work and coping with the industry (Episode 12)
Jul 25, 2018 • 79 min
We are joined by the lovely Safia Pixie, a young model from the UK. In this episode we discuss how to find modelling work and how to stay safe. We cover deep subjects in life such as coping with stress and anxiety. Learn about Safia’s recent modelling…
Photography degrees, education and the future
Jul 5, 2018 • 69 min
The phlogger presents the latest photography podcast. In this show we feature Stephen Rendall of Fez Photography. A renowned fashion photographer, ex-student and lecturer. Topics covered and discussed include: How photography education differs to being…
Get started in wedding photography
Jun 21, 2018 • 116 min
In the latest phlogger presents, Flisher Photography and James Morris provide some useful advice. As experienced wedding photographers they guide us through some of the questions you might want to ask. How do you cope with long days? How do I practice?…
Pushing boundaries with photography (Episode 9)
Jun 17, 2018 • 22 min
The phlogger discusses the importance of pushing boundaries with photography. He provides examples of the emotional, fiscal and experiences that will enrich your life. This is a discussion about creativity, social implications and the rewards. We gloss…
Introduction to street photography with Leyton Cleveley (episode 8)
Jun 6, 2018 • 34 min
The phlogger carries on his discussion with Leyton Cleveley. In this episode street photography is the main content, but with a mix of film too. We talk about the roots of street photography and what it is. Of course we discuss the greats like Bruce…
Episode 7 - Film photography for beginners
Jun 2, 2018 • 45 min
The phlogger presents a discussion with Leyton Cleveley on the merits of film photography. Leyton is a very experienced film photographer and often found on Facebook film groups. PART 1 Leyton discusses “range finders”, zone focusing and why printing is…
An interview with Jeni from Signature Photography
May 25, 2018 • 77 min
Finally we catch up with the one and only talented Jeni Lowe from Signature. A kind lady who loves nothing more than working with babies and wedding couples. Part 1 - we find out about Jeni’s roots in Lincolnshire and her passion for slippers. After…
Interview with a model - Josh Maine
May 19, 2018 • 76 min
In the latest episode of Phlogger presents, we interview Josh Maine. Josh is a UK model who is an endearing and intelligent young guy. Part 1 - we look at Josh’s roots from across the atlantic and discuss his travels. Part 2 - in this section we discuss…
A chat with Jon from Instinctive Photography
May 11, 2018 • 49 min
The latest episode of Phlogger presents. A chat and follow up with Jon, a great photographer and friend. We discuss Jon’s picture of my Bronica, family photography, stately homes, weddings, shooting techniques and much more. To find out more about Jon,…
A chat with Luke from Flisher Photography
May 3, 2018 • 68 min
This chat is a follow up to the “walk with Flisher photography” blog article on my website. In this podcast we discuss street photography, a Nikon 28-70 and sigma pro lens, wedding photography, website hacking, analogue work, portraiture and more!
Introduction to modelling
Apr 25, 2018 • 49 min
The phlogger presents a podcast about modelling. Today’s guest was the lovely Billie Gregory who discussed an introduction to modelling. From starting up, posing, researching photographers to what you should not do. A great starting point for anyone…
Interview with Sarah from street media
Apr 19, 2018 • 58 min
The very first episode of Phlogger (Andrew Walmsley)!