Tyson catches Finn for a discussion on his career path as a photographer--from his beginnings shooting for a big international festival that ultimately blossomed into travel photo essays globally and birthed his '72 HRS IN...' series, to early days of Instagram and his take on how to leverage towards building a commercial career being proactive in finding clients.
Whether working a big ad campaign, pulling a 5g in the loop from a jet plane or embedding himself in a remote jungle with family of gorillas, Finn constantly strives for rich storytelling through photography. *
Photographer Joe Greer found his wife on Instagram, and his father on a reality TV show. He’ll tell you everything there is to know about the Bible and the US version of “The Office,” just don’t ask him when he’s releasing his presets. *
Searching to find his place and passion in this world, Stephen Vanasco gravitated towards photography after a run as a high level sponsored skateboarder. Young, feeling directionless and needing a job—he took work connected to the porn industry and ultimately arrived at asking himself the question, 'Wld you still do this without the money?' The answer lead him to an exciting project with an apparel company, a new found sense of fulfillment through sharing on Instagram and a continual striving for new directions and artistic and personal growth. *
Take a trip w/Tyson and Laura, as Tyson learns the finer points of family boondocking or life on the road. Laura and her husband recently renovated a vintage 1975 Airstream and took off from there house in Delaware with their 4 yr old daughter Sophia to explore the country in search of a new home--finding a welcoming nomadic community, open space to create + explore and more unfettered family time w/each other. *
A check in with one of his recent inspirations, Tyson chats with Vuhlandes about finding work as a photographer, growing up in Westside Detroit, raw portraits of gun culture and how to keep work fresh. *
McMennamy has made a career at being creative. First in the advertising world, but most recently as the brains behind the popular Instagram account @combophoto. In this episode Stephen explain how he takes two seemingly ordinary objects to create something altogether unique, living in the South, and the satisfying phenomena of slime videos. *
Brooklyn-based artists Katherine Brice and Chris Lunney investigate the perception of light, sound and space through a remarkable new artwork called Liminal Scope. *
Catch up w/Tyson and the ever-spirit Matthew Reamer as they tackle everything from getting started in photography, not having a big presence on Instagram, personal projects, Malaria and the best Ghostbusters quotes. *
60 countries and counting--travel photographer Austin Mann, has tackled everything from advertising to aide work from Africa to Antartica. Tyson waxes with him on pitching projects, his well-known work w/Apple and the creative collective, WELD, for which he is founder. *
Former Instagram employee #5 left the tech industry behind to pursue a career as a self-taught photographer and influencer. Listen to @jayzombie chat with Tyson on the #metoo movement, gender inequality + the best horror films ever made. *
More than a decade ago, Liz Clark left the rat race and began a journey halfway across the world by sailboat, much of it solo. Along the way, she discovered inner peace, rescued a cat, and developed a passionate voice for environmental protection. And her story is just getting started. *
Tyson talks with renaissance man Reuben Wu - Musician, Artist, Director, Photographer about his life in the band Ladytron, playing, writing for + hanging with Christina Aguilera, @imaginarymagnitude and making the familiar unfamiliar.
Piera Gelardi, Executive Creative Director and Co-Founder of Refinery29 opens up to Tyson about a personal loss and the public healing process that followed, as well as touches on her creative aspirations + challenges including the hugely successful 29 Rooms art installation and more. *
Tyson and Nicolas Heller - aka New York Nico, the unofficial talent scout of NYC - explore the colorful confidence of such folks like Silver Matthew, Too Much Swag, T-Rex and more. Nico has gone from young A.D.D. addled memory magician, rattling off full cast members of movies at will, to highly sought after commercial + music video director and street documentarian. *
Whether it's family, advertising, photography, gaming, music, bikes, boxing--Jason Peterson is all the way in on 50 different things at any given time. Listen to Tyson try to keep up with this Mad Man as he waxes on the future of advertising and how optimism and passion are everything. *
Tyson is back and in discussion with photographer, creative director and entrepreneur Joshua Kissi, as they touch on the intersecting lines between fashion, heritage, home, religion, art and commerce + the challenge of bringing diversity to stock imagery. *
Jacob Jonas gives Tyson a crash course on the artistic discipline of dance + choreography, starting from his beginnings with the Calypso Tumblers and being a street artist, through building his own dance company and more. *
Photographer and Sr. Product Manager at Adobe shares his excitement about mobile photography, accompanying software + picture editing tools and how they meet and marry with traditional cameras and beyond. *
Tyson is back to chat with mother, photographer, and founder of Tiny Atlas Quarterly, Emily Nathan about wearing many hats, their photo trip together to Tahiti and her 6 year old son Otto's insane record collection. *
Emily drills down on becoming a homeowner, ants in the pants, shooting with Eleanor + creative lists for a rainy day. *
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Tyson has a stopover with Jordan Bellamy, AKA Jorby--Filmmaker and Co-Founder of WELD, a co-working collective of freelance artists. Conversations range from being airdropped solo into a remote non-english speaking village in Ethiopia to the The Truman Show, all the while waxing existential on the parameters of audience, isolation, and community. *
Photographer Lauren Randolph (aka Lauren Lemon) and Tyson discuss working with brands and making the freelance life work while staying true to yourself.
Also: colors! colors! colors!
Lauren's favorite, her father's hair (+ beard) and the Berlin underground. *
On only their second meeting ever, Tyson and Kyle explore Dallas, gun violence, religion + politics as well as what supporting the arts looks like today and navigating client relationships. *
Tyson and Steve dive into Street Dreams, shooting on the streets, video games, Steve’s unique way with captions and an intense near death experience that had a strong impact on Irby's overall approach to life. *
In addition to discussing Josh's diverse experience with the creative process, Tyson and Josh touch on an array of topics to include: the city of Pittsburgh, violence in sports and a glimpse at what it's like living with a parent who is stricken with dementia. *
A car accident caused her a life of unimaginable pain but Nashville-based designer and stylist Ruthie Lindsey is the cheeriest person you could ever meet. *
Lyon Porter used to be a minor league hockey player before moving to NYC and starting a career as a successful real estate agent. But those were just acts I and II -- his real calling began only recently, when he open something called The Urban Cowboy. *