Apr 13, 2021
Artists have been hit hard in the past 12 months of the pandemic. Yet some have managed to make the best out of the situation and created amazing new projects and ways to distribute their art. In this episode, we take a closer look at ways how artists can build up resilience through adaptation. Marco invited the artist and podcast creator Jeffery Saddoris to the show, for an inspiring discussion about this topic.
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Jeffery Saddoris is a New York based artist who was born in California was born in California and became a technical theater major in college. After working on scenery and costume design at different theaters in the US, he changed directions and became an Art Director at Universal Studios.
Since High-School, he has always explored photography and painting as a hobby and merged both passions together in mixed media art. After many years of practicing and teaching photography, he wanted to share and discuss the creative process in photography and art with the world. After six years of co-hosting the popular podcast On TAkin Pictures, he now produces his own series of podcasts on creativity like “Process Driven”, Iterations”, or “In Between”.
He’s also the author of a great photography guide “Photography by the Letter” (link: https://jefferysaddoris.com/photography-by-the-letter/ ).
Inspirational Photographer of the Month:
Jeffery picks Philippe Halsman (1906 - 1979) as his inspirational photographer of the month. Philippe Halsman is especially known for his portrait photography of famous people. He has shot many cover photos for magazines like LIFE, TIME, and VOGUE magazine. You can check out his work on his website: http://philippehalsman.com
In the main part of the show, Marco and Jeffery discussed how artists can build up resilience by adapting to the new situation. They share how adapting has sometimes even helped them to expand their creative horizons and workflow and also what they have done to stay physically & mentally healthy during this difficult time.
Inspirational Photo Book Pick of the Month: “Once” by Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders is not only one of the greatest minds of contemporary film - but he also manages to transform his art of poetic storytelling into photography. “Once” can be viewed as a visual travel diary that Wender’s captured during his trips around the world when he scouted out movie locations.
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About this show:
On the monthly “Camera and Inspiration” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Marco and usually a guest discuss the essence of photography and how to photograph with more intent. Determining the “why” before the “how” in photography is essential to understanding your subject better and creating stronger images. In each episode, they introduce you to an inspirational photographer of the month and also share an inspirational photo book of the month.