"To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It's a way of life." Henri Cartier-Bresson. Whatever your level of engagement with photography The Photographic Life Podcast explains the realities of working with and learning about the medium. Each week photographer, writer, lecturer, filmmaker, and BBC Radio contributor Dr. Grant Scott reflects on news, discussions, themes and issues surrounding the photographic community. He also asks a photographer to supply him with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which they answer the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’ This is a podcast for those who do not want kit reviews, photoshop techniques, marketing babble or camera talk. It is for those who want informed conversation about photography and life. Grant Scott is the founder/curator of www.unitednationsofphotography.com, a Senior Lecturer in Photography at Oxford Brookes University, UK, a working photographer, and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained, The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography and New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography. A book of the podcast contributions to What Does Photography Mean to You? is available now from www.bluecoatpress.co.uk price £9.99 plus p&p. His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay has been screened across the UK, and in Canada and the US. Podcast music: Written and performed by Laura Ritchie.


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A Photographic Life 323: 'Harry Borden, Photofairs, Photo Ethics and Photo Talk' 2024-07-17
A Photographic Life 322: 'The Leica Look, Finding a Story, Big Macs and The Fear of Narrative' 2024-07-10
A Photographic Life - 321: A Photographic Conversation With Bill Shapiro 'Teaching Photography' 2024-07-03
A Photographic Life 320: 'Talking Vivienne Maier, Analogue Smartphones and Artist or Journalist?' 2024-06-26
A Photographic Life - 319: See/Saw with Fiona Hayes 'Burtynsky, Waplington, Strizzi, Deakin...' 2024-06-19
A Photographic Life - 318: 'Photo Clichés, Robert Adams and The End of the Photo School!' 2024-06-12
A Photographic Life - 317: A Photographic Conversation With Bill Shapiro 'Learning Photography' 2024-06-05
A Photographic Life - 316: 'Camera Bags, W. Eugene Smith, and The Corruption of Social Media' 2024-05-29
A Photographic Life - 315: '90s Photography, The Photo GOAT? Camera Brand Loyalty' 2024-05-22
A Photographic Life - 314: Plus Holly Revell 2024-05-15
A Photographic Life - 313: Plus Tria Giovan 2024-05-08
A Photographic Life - 312: Plus The Conversation with Bill Shapiro 'Editorial Photography: Part 3' 2024-05-01
A Photographic Life - 311: Plus Chantel King 2024-04-24
A Photographic Life- 310: Plus Kyle McDougall 2024-04-17
A Photographic Life- 309: Plus Mandy Williams 2024-04-10
A Photographic Life - 309: The Conversation with Bill Shapiro 'Editorial Photography: Part 2' 2024-04-03
A Photographic Life - 308: Plus Michael Robinson Chavez 2024-03-27
A Photographic Life - 307: Plus Xavi Bou 2024-03-20
A Photographic Life - 306: Plus Deborah Dash Moore 2024-03-13
A Photographic Life - 305: The Conversation with Bill Shapiro 'Editorial Photography: Part 1' 2024-03-06

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