The Candid Frame #146 - Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith is a fashion photographer who has been working professionally for over three decades. In this second conversation with the Liverpool-based photographer, we discuss what's involved in sustaining a long-term career as a photographer. His commercial and advertising work has been published in publications throughout the world. His sensitivity and rapport with his models extends to his clients, which reflects one of the reasons for his continued success in the highly-competitive field of fashion photography. He is also a generous teacher and offers his years of experience and talent though his international series of photographic workshops. You can find out more about him and his work by visiting his website.

Bruce Smith recommends the work of Richard Avedon.

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To listen to our first conversation with Bruce, listen to Episode 16.

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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The Candid Frame #71 - Douglas Kirkland

Douglas Kirkland has been a staff photographer for Look and Life magazines and has photographed some of the world's most dynamic, controversial and famous personalities including Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol and Judy Garland to name just a few. Recknowned for his work in the entertainment industry, he has also created a diverse body of work for advertsing and fine-art. He is one of the few photographers who can lay claim to the term, "a photographer's photographer". To discover more of his work, visit his website.

You can read an article that I wrote on Douglas Kirkland for Digital Photo Pro Magazine by clicking here.

Douglas Kirkland recommends the work of Lauren Greenfield.

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