Brad Brighton (photography)

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Are you a working photographer looking to commiserate? Are you wondering what life is like for someone who attempts to make “art”? Are you simply curious what might be worth listening to on the topic of taking pictures? Follow along and let’s find out together.

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Podcast Episodes

Companion Posts

“Making Time for Ambient Noise” Companion

If you’re looking for something challenging to shoot, there are a handful of regular balloon festivals around the United States. The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR) is among the top. If you’re not planning a visit to the Truckee Meadows in September though, find one near where you will be, at least once. Your memories […]

“Don’t Miss the Starting Gun” Companion

It’s just such a good song on its own accord (Time by Pink Floyd). And in the process of looking for a version for this post, I ran across this video to go with it and I have to say, except for the fact that it’s probably a 6 1/2 minute copyright infringement for all the […]

Inside the Sausage Factory (part 1) Companion

The whole paradigm of “making sausage” is one that sums up so many endeavors. The reality is that it takes blood, sweat, and tears to create anything of value and in the digital-vs-film, processed-vs-not arguments, that reality is lost. What about that opening quote? Take a look at this analysis attempting to properly attribute it. […]

“Living Your Eternity Well” Companion

[An editorial note: the links below are not affiliate links. If I ever do start including those, I’ll make it clear then. In the meantime, if you want to support this effort, consider sponsoring the podcast or purchasing prints. Thank you!] I’m going to go backwards a bit in this companion and deal with the […]

Intro and “the eye” Companion

If you haven’t already listened to podcast episode #1, do that now. This companion fills in some of the blanks as far as some of the details referenced but does not repeat the main content. Here is the 1983 Playboy interview by David Sheff that is referenced in this episode (and will be in future […]