The Candid Frame #81 - Richard Newman


Richard Newman for over twenty-five years, has worked as a photographer,writer, educator and printer. His work documenting the Exxon Valdez oil spill, in 1989 and 1990, is part of the White House photography archives and is part of the permanent collection at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

He has published three books on photography and been a contributor to two others. Richard's photographs, and writings, have appeared in Digital Photo Pro, View Camera, Lenswork,Outdoor Photographer, Professional Photographer Magazine, Storyteller Magazine,Rangefinder, and the Village Voice. He is currently the National Education Coordinator for Calumet Photographic. You can discover more of his work by visiting his website or following his blog.

Richard Newman recommends the work of Dennis Keeley who has been interviewed before on this show. Listen to that interview by clicking here.

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New Episode of Shooting with Alas video podcast now available.

If you haven't already, check out the latest episode of my other podcast effort, Shooting with Alas. We travel Lake Los Angeles, where we photograph dirt bike enthusiast Gilbert Ruvalcaba. To create a series of action shots and portraits using off-camera flash, we use Pocket Wizard's new Mini TT1 and Flex TT5 to use counter the harsh existing light while maintaining TTL flash metering. You can visit the blog by clicking here.

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The Candid Frame #74 - Maki Kawakita


Maki Kawakita is an Olympus Visionary whose work covers as diverse a range of photographic work as the cultures — Japanese, American, and European — that have most influenced her. Fashion, editorial, advertising, portraiture, fine art and dance all provide areas for her expression and for her professional work. Kawakita has been featured in Time and Marie Claire, shot advertising campaigns for Coors Light, Olympus, Kodak, Canon, Levi Strauss & Co., and Smirnoff, and photographed celebrities such as Alicia Keys, Paris Hilton, Missy Elliott, Beyoncé, and Hilary Duff. You can discover more of her work by visiting her website.

Maki Kawakita recommends the work of Guy Bourdin.

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New Video Podcast Featuring Ibarionex

With my the help of my team at Alas Media, we've released the 2nd episode of new video podcast, Shooting with Alas. It's a photography podcast, which is a departure from what I've been doing on The Candid Frame, in which I take you out in the field and you have an opportunity to see me at work. In each episode, I'll discuss some aspect of photography in what I hope will be a fun and exciting way.

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I look forward to hearing your thoughts and comments.

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