Episode #12 - Steve Rose

LA based rock n' roll photographer, Steve Rose, talked with Kristy and Teresa about his career shooting some of the world's largest bands in concert. He is currently on tour with Journey, working as a tour photographer. He gives great advice about what it takes to have a successful career and how to stand out as a Live Music photographer. Steve also reveals some of his one on one encounters with musicians and also why he doesn’t do festivals - if he can help it.

MICRO-SODE feat. Kristy Walker

In this Micro-Sode Teresa talks to none other than The Last Picture podcast co-host, Kristy Walker, about her music photography. They talk mostly about her recently unveiled love for music photography and some of her work in the local San Diego Music Scene. Kristy started her career as a photojournalist and has weaved down many different trails of professional photography landing now on lifestyle, branding, editorial, portrait, and music photography.

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Episode #11 - Jay Reilly

Kristy and Teresa sit down for a conversation with commercial photographer, Jay Reilly. Jay thrives in the competitive photographic industry by producing authentic imagery for his clients along with utilizing intuitive business and marketing skills. In this episode, they discuss Jay’s approach to shooting and business, what he likes to shoot and achieve in his images and how cool and beautiful his work is.

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Episode #10 - Andrew Rowley

Rowley is the co-creator of A Red Trolley Show, where he films bands playing live on the iconic San Diego public transportation,  and the co-founder of the music, travel and lifestyle company, Rowlbertos Media. Kristy and Teresa talk with him about about his work that started with passion for the music world and in local radio. They also hit on some great behind the scene moments including working with a camel and his passion for burritos. 

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Episode #09 - Weston Fuller

Conceptual Photographer, Weston Fuller, talks with Teresa and Kristy about creating his art with photography and his latest series that went viral "Plastic Surf". They talk about how this beautiful photo series has a powerful environmental and social message as well as the process involved creating it.

 See Weston's work at  westonfuller.com

See Weston's work at westonfuller.com

Episode #08 - Steve Yedlin

Cinematographer of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", Steve Yedlin, talks with Kristy and Teresa about working on the movie, working with director Rian Johnson, and his approach to making movies. Steve has worked as the Director of Photography on many major motion pictures, including "Carrie", "Looper", "The Brothers Bloom", "Love and other Impossible Pursuits", and "Brick". He talks about some behind the scene moments deciding how to light scenes in "The Last Jedi" as well as how he found out that he got the gig shooting Star Wars.

 Check out Steve's reel at  yedlin.net

Check out Steve's reel at yedlin.net

Episode #07 - Embry Rucker

Lifestyle and Editorial Photographer, Embry Rucker,  talks shop and story about his adventurous photography career. He's gone from shooting snowboarding to being a photographer in demand for major brands such as The North Face, Prana, Nike and many, many more. Embry talks to Kristy and Teresa about shooting in hard elements for adventure companies and how he once embarrassed himself shooting actor Jaden Smith. 

 See Embry's work  at embryrucker.com

See Embry's work at embryrucker.com

MICRO-SODE feat. Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein is a Wedding Photographer who shoots destination weddings. He was featured as one of the Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World – American Photo Magazine as well as Photographer of the Year for the WPJA. A quick hit. 15 minutes tops. More raw. On location, or not. Insight into one professional photographer's life and process.

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Episode #06 - Lindsey Byrnes

LIndsey Byrnes is a Los Angeles based Music and Editorial Photographer who has photographed widely known bands for publications such as Esquire, Kerrang!, and more. Her career has taken her from shooting live concerts to now being one of LA's go-to photographers for press and editorial shoots for bands such as Weezer, Tegan and Sara, FUN, Paramore, and PVRIS. Teresa and Kristy talk with Lyndsey about some of her experiences and approach shooting celebrities. LIndsey touches on how she has shot actors in her own home and bands in the freezing cold without a jacket.

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MICRO-SODE feat. Greg Merino

Greg Merino is a commercial and product photographer. He has a quick conversation about his approach and the challenges. to making "real" people clients comfortable in front of the camera.

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Episode #05 -Sandy Huffaker

Sandy Huffaker is a Photojournalist who has been shooting for many years for  agencies such as Getty Images, the Associated Press and Reuters  and publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and  Politico.  He  talks  to Kristy and Teresa about some of his career adventures shooting politically and emotionally charged issues - especially stories regarding Immigration and Mexico. Lucha Libres, an  arrest by the Federales,  and a  plane crash were discussed as well as his passion for documenting  what happens in our world. 

 Sandy Huffaker, Jr., is a freelance Photojournalist who is hired by publications such as The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, and Politico. His news photography had often focuses on immigration and he has takes a special interest in Mexico and border issues. He also has taken his photojournalistic style into how he approaches his commercial and corporate clients.

Sandy Huffaker, Jr., is a freelance Photojournalist who is hired by publications such as The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, and Politico. His news photography had often focuses on immigration and he has takes a special interest in Mexico and border issues. He also has taken his photojournalistic style into how he approaches his commercial and corporate clients.

Episode #04 - Mim Michelove

A freelance photographer who often shot for WBCN, The Rock of Boston,  Mim Michelove fell into the job of being one of the few women photographers shooting high profile musicians in the 80's and 90's. Michelove elaborates on those days spent behind the scenes with musicians like Aerosmith, David Byrne, The Cars and many more. She even once received life advice from Tina Turner.   

Episode #03 - Chris Hershman and McKenzie Hanson

Chris Hershman has spent time as the touring photographer with bands such as Switchfoot and shot the first music video for The Alabama Shakes. He now labels himself a Visual Artist and a Creative Producer focusing on lifting bands and brands up with their visual image. McKenzie Hansen collaborates with Hershman as well as focusing on her own business of shooting photos of weddings, events and lifestyle branding for companies as well as being a filmmaker.  They discuss how being successful as a creative by pushing past fear as well as following your passion. They also chat about how to keep moving forward and not to be afraid to expand your repertoire. There is A mention of a false UFO sighting and balancing being a mother and a working photographer. 

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Episode #01 - Donald Miralle

Kristy and Teresa talk with Donald Miralle about about shooting the Olympic games and preparing mentally and technically for his assignments. Although, known to be an Action Sports Photographer, he takes on a lot of different photography jobs around the world and shares his approach to prepping for each gig. They touch on a his recent assignment he shot for the New York Times that he photographed near his home in San Diego, California. 

 Donald Miralle is a World Renowned Photojournalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Commercial Photography.  His resume is overflowing with accolades and awards in some of the most highly respected photography competitions such as POYi, NPPA Pictures of the Year, World Press Photo contest. Besides shooting many Olympic games, regulate shooting for Sport Illustrated, and having his photos featured in National Geographic magazine, he has taught photography workshops around the world. 

Donald Miralle is a World Renowned Photojournalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Commercial Photography.  His resume is overflowing with accolades and awards in some of the most highly respected photography competitions such as POYi, NPPA Pictures of the Year, World Press Photo contest. Besides shooting many Olympic games, regulate shooting for Sport Illustrated, and having his photos featured in National Geographic magazine, he has taught photography workshops around the world.