Jeffery Saddoris: Everything

Jeffery Saddoris: Everything

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Iteration 50: More Than the Raw Materials
Apr 18 • 7 min
Lately, I’ve been thinking about our connection to objects and how, at least for some of us, certain objects can represent a…
In Between 08: Going After it Tooth and Nail
Apr 9 • 33 min
One of my favorite photo documentaries is Darkness & Light, which is a fantastic look into the mind and work of Richard…
In Between 07: Someone Else’s Middle
Apr 2 • 44 min
One of the struggles in making, regardless of what it is that you make is the tendency to compare ourselves to the…
In Between 06: Finding a Creative Rudder
Mar 22 • 50 min
I had a realization recently that the type of photography I was pursuing really didn’t hold much interest for me. I enjoy…
Iteration 49: A Handful of Connections and Stories
Mar 15 • 9 min
I’ve been frustrated with my own photography for quite a while, and I think that frustration played a big part in the…
Iteration 48: Is There Money in Podcasting?
Mar 7 • 11 min
The other day, a friend of mine sent me a text message asking why I haven’t set up a Patreon for my…
Process Driven 27: Richard Beaven
Mar 1 • 74 min
“With each of the studies we’ve talked about, I’ve had to have the motivation, the passion, the interest, the fascination with the…
Iteration 47: Which One Do You Want To Be?
Feb 21 • 12 min
A number of you have asked why I am selling what review after review calls the best APS-C camera on the market…
In Between 05: Where Does It All Come From?
Feb 14 • 48 min
Kristopher Matheson is one of my favorite people to talk to. Not only is he a terrific photographer, he’s also funny as…
Iteration 46: Who’s in Your Corner?
Feb 8 • 7 min
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward I have…
Show Updates — February 2019
Feb 6 • 4 min
I want to give you a quick update to some of the changes I’m making to my shows over the next several…
Iteration 45: A Little Bit Out of Your Depth
Jan 29 • 9 min
Over the weekend, I took a workshop in encaustic painting. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it’s basically painting with…
In Between 04: The Weight of My Own Ideas
Jan 23 • 54 min
In my last Iteration, I was talking about social media, specifically how this year I was looking to refine or even completely…
Iteration 44: Your Own Personal Algorithm
Jan 13 • 10 min
Earlier this week I put up an image on Instagram with the caption “Time for a reboot.” It’s basically a “glitchy” version…
In Between 03: Photographic Memories
Jan 7 • 67 min
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how photographs influence our memories—not just of people and places, but events in our lives….
Iteration 43: Leaning Heavy on the Making
Jan 1 • 7 min
Last week, we were in New Hampshire celebrating Christmas with family. Now, I’ve got to tell you that I love handmade gifts…
Iteration 42: The Stuff That Trips Us Up
Dec 24, 2018 • 7 min
I’ve been sitting on something for a while because I didn’t know how or even if I should share it. But, I…
In Between 02: The Opposite of Joy
Dec 14, 2018 • 57 min
In the last episode, we talked about how I—and maybe even you—rewrote the memories of childhood so they would fit the narrative…
In Between 01: Only Part of the Story
Dec 5, 2018 • 47 min
One of the things that I enjoyed the most — and miss the most — about doing a weekly podcast like On…
Iteration 41: Everything is a Tradeoff
Dec 3, 2018 • 8 min
Iteration 37 was called The Myth of the Perfect Thing and in it I chronicled part of my years long search for…
Iteration 40: Stepping Away From What’s Familiar
Nov 26, 2018 • 7 min
I woke up the other morning thinking about The Beatles, specifically the dramatic changes their work went through over the course of…
Iteration 39: Just Tell Them What You Want to Say
Nov 10, 2018 • 7 min
There’s a scene in the new remake of A Star is Born that’s been rattling around in my head since I saw…
Iteration 38: The Eggleston of my High School
Oct 31, 2018 • 9 min
When I was a kid, there was a big department store chain called The May Company. It was sort of like a…
Process Driven 26: Kevin Mullins
Oct 26, 2018 • 75 min
“I want to love taking pictures of whatever it is. It’s making something interesting out of everyday objects that intrigues me.” Kevin…
Iteration 37: The Myth of the Perfect Thing
Oct 22, 2018 • 7 min
At the end of 1999, I bought my first new car: a 2000 Chevy Blazer Sport in black, with a dark grey…
Process Driven 25: Ondřej Vachek
Oct 19, 2018 • 63 min
“Those villagers living on the front line — that’s the part that got me the most. Those people have nowhere else to…
Process Driven 24: David duChemin
Oct 12, 2018 • 75 min
“It’s not where you go that really is the point, it’s the going. It’s the person you become in the going to…
Iteration 36: Let it Flow
Oct 2, 2018 • 11 min
Yesterday was our first day back from a 9-day working vacation in France and Germany and I’ve got to tell you, I…
Iteration 35: There is Only the Trying
Sep 17, 2018 • 6 min
I had a friend in college—let’s call him Michael—who was one of the most interesting people I had ever met up to…
Iteration 34: The Space(s) to Fail
Aug 27, 2018 • 9 min
Next month we will have been in this house for two years and it’s taken me all of that time to finally…
Iteration 33: Just Add Wall
Aug 11, 2018 • 9 min
In this episode, I want to talk about prints. You remember prints, right–little pieces of paper with pictures on them? Your parents…
Iteration 32: Between the Emotional Guardrails
Aug 1, 2018 • 10 min
A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a friend from college who I hadn’t spoken to in…well, longer than it should have…
Iteration 31: Art Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum
Jul 20, 2018 • 8 min
Earlier this week, we recorded the last episode of On Taking Pictures after more than six years of weekly episodes. While the…
Process Driven 23: Jude Gerard Prest
Jul 4, 2018 • 68 min
“I did small roles in big films and big roles in small films, but I was working constantly for the first six…
Iteration 30: The King, The Boss, and Me
Jun 29, 2018 • 9 min
Tomorrow would have been my mom’s 74th birthday and while not a day goes by that I don’t miss her, I am…
Iteration 29:The Catalyst to Practice
Jun 22, 2018 • 6 min
E3 was last week and for those of you who may not know what that is, it’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo and…
Process Driven 22: Kristopher Matheson
Jun 22, 2018 • 53 min
Kristopher Matheson is a photographer living in Tokyo after leaving Canada for a teaching position that was only supposed to last six…
Process Driven 21: Gareth Lewis
Jun 13, 2018 • 74 min
There’s a saying in photography that goes “pretty light plus a pretty subject equals a pretty picture.” And if you believe that,…
Process Driven 20: Joshua K Jackson
Jun 7, 2018 • 59 min
Joshua K Jackson is a terrific street photographer from London. On paper he’s relatively new to the genre, but his already stunning…
Iteration 28: A Genuine Interest
Jun 6, 2018 • 9 min
Recently, I was talking to a friend of mine about Process Driven and he asked me why I did the show. Not…
Process Driven 19: Simon Baxter
May 30, 2018 • 62 min
Simon Baxter is a fantastic landscape photographer from the north of England who I was introduced to by Sean Tucker. There’s something…
Process Driven 18: Kent Hall
May 25, 2018 • 63 min
Kent Hall is tough to categorize. On one hand he’s a photographer who makes books. On the other, he’s a collage artist…
Iteration 27: The Problem With Iconic
May 20, 2018 • 6 min
Lately I’ve been seeing, or maybe just noticing, the word “iconic” as a means for makers to describe their own work—“my name…
Process Driven 17: Oli Kellett
May 16, 2018 • 59 min
One of the biggest struggles as a maker, regardless of what it is that you’re making, can be finding meaning in what…
Process Driven 16: Nick Mayo
May 10, 2018 • 47 min
Nick Mayo is a terrific street photographer from Grand Rapids, Michigan who is using YouTube and Instagram to build a platform centered…
Iteration 26: What We Don’t Have Is You
May 4, 2018 • 8 min
As much as I love artists like Rauschenberg, deKooning and even Boucher, the first artist I knew by name was Frank Frazetta….
Process Driven 15: Freddy Clark
May 2, 2018 • 65 min
Trying to make a living as a professional photographer is hard, really hard. You might get into it thinking that all you’re…
Process Driven 14: Maarten Rots
Apr 26, 2018 • 60 min
Dutch street photographer Maarten Rots makes the kind of pictures that the graphic designer in me can’t get enough of. His purposeful…
Iteration 25: Show Up
Apr 19, 2018 • 9 min
Earlier today, Bill and I recorded episode 312 of On Taking Pictures and while I wouldn’t say it was our best show—it was…
Process Driven 13: Sean Tucker
May 31, 2017 • 53 min
Sean Tucker is a photographer in London who I was introduced to by an On Taking Pictures listener who emailed me and…