Interview Series

Pro Photographer Audio Interview Series:  Learn From The Pros.

Learn the craft directly from seasoned professional photographers. Join us as award-winning photographers discuss the lessons they’ve learned over the years, as well as tips, tricks, and how they have overcome their mistakes to become respected, ever-advancing professionals in their field.

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  • 30: Varina and Jay Patel, Nature Photography Duo
    30: Varina and Jay Patel, Nature Photography Duo
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 30 Varina and Jay Patel: Nature Photography and Instructor Duo LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Varina and Jay Patel are wilderness and nature photographers, prolific writers, and highly-regarded photography instructors. Along with her husband, Jay, Varina has written a series of […]...
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  • 29: Frederick Van Johnson, Photographer, Marketer and Speaker
    29: Frederick Van Johnson, Photographer, Marketer and Speaker
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 29 Frederick Van Johnson: Marketer, Photographer, and Speaker LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Meet Frederick van Johnson: Photographer, Marketer, and Speaker. He’s been shooting professionally since 1989, and is also the host of a popular podcast, This Week in Photo, also […]...
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  • 28: Don Giannatti, Photographer and Designer
    28: Don Giannatti, Photographer and Designer
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 28 Don Giannatti: Photographer and Designer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Meet creative mind, Don Giannatti. He has been a commercial photographer, a musician, a teacher, an author, and a designer. Talk about a unique group of specialties! He loves jazz […]...
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  • 27: Wes Eisenhauer, Photographer and Musician
    27: Wes Eisenhauer, Photographer and Musician
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 27 Wes Eisenhauer: Photographer and Musician LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Wes Eisenhauer is a photographer, musician and artist residing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has spent the last decade touring in his band, which ultimately led him to pick […]...
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  • 26: Ten Photography Tools to Make Your Life Easier
    26: Ten Photography Tools to Make Your Life Easier
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 26 Photography Tool Round Up To Make Your Life Easier LISTEN TO THE AUDIO EPISODE:   With all of the practical tools that we’ve discussed in the past episodes up to this point, I wanted to take a moment and list some […]...
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  • 25: How The Interview Series Has Helped My Photography Business
    25: How The Interview Series Has Helped My Photography Business
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 25 Chamira Young: How This Series Has Helped My Photography Business LISTEN TO THE AUDIO EPISODE:   In this episode, I take a moment to discuss some lessons learned over the past 24 episodes. It is our quarter century episode after all! […]...
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  • 24: Wildlife and Nature Photography with Laurie Excell
    24: Wildlife and Nature Photography with Laurie Excell
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 24 Laurie Excell: Wildlife Photographer, Workshop Leader, and Author LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Meet Laurie Excell, an award-winning, professional nature and wildlife photographer. Her love affair with the camera began at the age of ten when her father handed her […]...
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  • 23: Mike Moats: Award-Winning Professional Macro Photographer
    23: Mike Moats: Award-Winning Professional Macro Photographer
    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 23 Mike Moats: Award-Winning Professional Macro Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Meet Mike Moats, an award-winning, professional macro photographer. His articles and images have been published in Outdoor Photographer Magazine, and Natures Best Magazine’s, just to name a […]...
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  • 22: Photography, Conservation and Storytelling with Michele Westmorland
    22: Photography, Conservation and Storytelling with Michele Westmorland
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 22 Michele Westomorland, Freelance Photographer: Underwater, Conservation, Storytelling, and Commercial Assignments! LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Michele Westmorland is a freelance photographer with a range of skills, including worldwide travel, lifestyle, and underwater photography. Her years of diving have led Michele […]...
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  • 21: Interview With Photographer and Artist Charr Crail
    21: Interview With Photographer and Artist Charr Crail
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 21 Charr Crail: Photographer and Artist LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Charr Crail has been working professionally for 25 years, and is based out of California. She has spent the better part of her career as a photojournalist, specializing in editorial, […]...
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  • Episode 20: Interview With Lewis Kemper
    Episode 20: Interview With Lewis Kemper
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 20 Lewis Kemper: Professional Outdoor Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Lewis Kemper has been photographing the natural beauty of North America, and its parklands for over 30 years. During his extensive travels, he has been to 47 states from Alaska to […]...
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  • Episode 19: Interview With Karen Hutton
    Episode 19: Interview With Karen Hutton
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 19 Karen Hutton: Photographer, Writer, Host, and Purveyor of Awesomeness! LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Today we chat with Karen Hutton: photographer, writer, host, and purveyor of awesomeness. I’ll let her take it away in her own words: “My world is a […]...
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  • Episode 18: Interview With Nicole S. Young
    Episode 18: Interview With Nicole S. Young
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 18 Nicole S. Young: Professional Photographer and Author LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Today we chat with Nicole S. Young, full-time photographer and author. Her specialties are food and landscape photography, and she also runs an online store focusing on post processing […]...
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  • Episode 17: Interview With Charlie Borland
    Episode 17: Interview With Charlie Borland
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 17 Charlie Borland: Award Winning Professional Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Charlie Borland has been a commercial photographer for over 30 years. Based in Oregon, he shoots locally and nationally and has traveled extensively for a wide range of clients, […]...
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  • Episode 16: Interview With Rosh Sillars
    Episode 16: Interview With Rosh Sillars
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 16 Rosh Sillars: Photographer and Digital Marketing Guru LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Rosh Sillars is the director of social media at Synectics Media and owner of the commercial photography firm The Rosh Group, Inc. He is an instructor at two […]...
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  • Episode 15: Interview With Tafari Stevenson-Howard
    Episode 15: Interview With Tafari Stevenson-Howard
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 15 Tafari Stevenson-Howard: Fashion, Portrait, and Wedding Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   We’ll let Tafari take it away: “I am a Detroit raised, Ypsilanti, MI based photographer with deep creative roots and a vision for the future. As a natural […]...
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  • Episode 14: Interview With Jenn Bondy
    Episode 14: Interview With Jenn Bondy
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 14 Jenn Bondy: Inspired Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Jennifer Bondy is currently a senior studying photography at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. She enjoys creating photographs of all kinds, and she is constantly drawing inspiration from the […]...
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  • Episode 13: Interview With Elise Shively
    Episode 13: Interview With Elise Shively
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 13 Elise Shively: Live Concert and Portrait Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Elise Shively is a 24 year old photographer from Detroit, MI now living in Los Angeles, CA. Best known for her photos of live concerts and portraits, she has […]...
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  • Episode 12: Interview With Mary Brown
    Episode 12: Interview With Mary Brown
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 12 Mary Brown: Wedding, Portrait, and Event Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Mary Brown, also known as Mary B., specializes in wedding, portrait and event photography. Her photographic style reflects her training as an artist, graphic designer and art director. Before […]...
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  • Episode 11: Interview With George Clarence
    Episode 11: Interview With George Clarence
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 11 George Clarence: Wedding, Event, Fashion, and Landscape Photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: George C. Mitchell, Jr., George Clarence, is a native of Michigan and still makes his home there. A graphic designer and photographer for more than 10 years, his […]...
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  • Episode 10: Part 2 of Interview With Chris Fry
    Episode 10: Part 2 of Interview With Chris Fry
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 10 Part 2 of Chris Fry: Photographer and Photoshop Guru LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Part 2 Photographer and Photoshop Guru Chris Fry is 24 and from Michigan. He recently graduated the College For Creative Studies and entered into the working world. […]...
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  • Episode 9: Part 1 of Interview With Chris Fry
    Episode 9: Part 1 of Interview With Chris Fry
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 9 Part 1 of Chris Fry: Photographer and Photoshop Guru LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Part 1 Photographer and Photoshop Guru Chris Fry is 24 and from Michigan. He recently graduated the College For Creative Studies and entered into the working world. […]...
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  •  Episode 8: Part 2 of Interview With Bernie Raffe
    Episode 8: Part 2 of Interview With Bernie Raffe
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 8 Part 2 of Bernie Raffe: Award winning portrait & wedding photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Part 2 Bernie is a portrait and ex-wedding photographer based in Bedfordshire UK, and has been passionate about photography ever since his parents bought him […]...
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  •  Episode 7: Part 1 of Interview With Bernie Raffe
    Episode 7: Part 1 of Interview With Bernie Raffe
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 7 Part 1 of Bernie Raffe: Award winning portrait & wedding photographer LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Part 1 Bernie is a portrait and former wedding photographer based in Bedfordshire UK, and has been passionate about photography ever since his parents bought […]...
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  • Episode 6: Interview With Scott Wyden Kivowitz
    Episode 6: Interview With Scott Wyden Kivowitz
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 6 Scott Wyden Kivowitz: Photographer, Blogger & Educator LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Scott Wyden Kivowitz is the Community & Blog Wrangler at Photocrati. Scott is a photographer, blogger and educator who runs a freelance photography business in New Jersey. I want […]...
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  • Episode 5: Interview With Christine Lee Smith
    Episode 5: Interview With Christine Lee Smith
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 5 Christine Lee Smith: Professional Photographer & Instructor LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: In 2006, Christine and her husband opened a wedding and portrait business based on her classic and emotional style. As she worked with other photographers Christine found a passion […]...
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  • Episode 4: Part 2 of Interview With Damien Franco
    Episode 4: Part 2 of Interview With Damien Franco
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 4 Part 2 of Damien Franco: Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialist (with a Photography Past) PART 2: LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Past Owner of a Successful Photography Studio, and Current Content Creator & Social Media Management Specialist. Damien started a […]...
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  • Episode 3: Part 1 of Interview With Damien Franco
    Episode 3: Part 1 of Interview With Damien Franco
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 3 Part 1 of Damien Franco: Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialist (with a Photography Past) Part 1: LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW:   Past Owner of a Successful Photography Studio, and Current Content Creator & Social Media Management Specialist. Damien started […]...
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  • Episode 2: Interview with Philip Ebiner
    Episode 2: Interview with Philip Ebiner
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 2 Philip Ebiner: Video Maker, Photographer, World Explorer, Creator of  VideoSchoolOnline.com LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Phil’s entire life has been involved in education as either a student, tutor, or online instructor. Half of his life has been entranced in photography and […]...
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  • Episode 1: Interview with Ken Schultz
    Episode 1: Interview with Ken Schultz
    Pro Photographer Interview Series: Episode 1 Ken Schultz: Photographer and Instructor LISTEN TO THE AUDIO INTERVIEW: Ken is the creator of the EasyDSLR Digital Photography Course. He set up a blog on digital photography in December 2010 and helped hundreds of new DSLR buyers with an eBook, […]...
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