Interviews, photographers and more

Tired of Play, From The Library of Congress, Call # LC-USZ62-112636; Photo © Robert  K. Bonine, c1894.

Tired of Play, From The Library of Congress, Call # LC-USZ62-112636; Photo © Robert K. Bonine, c1894.

Can’t sleep? Welcome to the club! Here you’ll find links from various sources to videos and podcasts that you might have missed. There is a drop-down menu labelled ‘Photo History’ under INSOMNIAC’S LOUNGE, where you’ll find more on the history of photography.





Abigail Gumbiner is featured in the PREVIEW Issue of The Handmade Photograph e-zine. Here is a short video of Abigail showing her process.





Here is a short video on Staff Sgt. Ed Drew who worked on a tintype photography project while in Afghanistan…really amazing.

Here’s an interesting discussion and video from the Picture Show on NPR. Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead?  This Robert E. Jackson Interview by Claire O’Neill will make you think!


And another from The Picture Show…Photographer Christopher Chadbourne discusses life, death, faith … and trains.


iphoneographyDan Burkholder is one of our writers, check out his chat with Brian Lehrer.

Dan Burkholder, iphoneography interview with Brian Lehrer








Very interesting video with Steve Hartman, “On The Road” Series, CBS News,  on the work of Richard Renaldi, “Touching Strangers.”



If you missed this, it is a ‘must watch’ featuring Andrea Booher and her photographs from Ground Zero.



National Geographic Project, Pakistani Photographers Take A Personal Picture Of Home, From NPR

Pakistani Photographers Take A Personal Picture Of Home


Volunteer photographers took free studio-quality portraits for families in Shanghai. From NPR. For Working Class-Chinese, ‘Picture Day’ Is a Rare Treat



Catching the ‘Shadow’ Of A Lost World – Edward Curtis

Interview with writer Tim Egan by Petra Mayer, from NPR













Legendary photographer Bruce Davidson discusses the 25th Anniversary of his collection, Subway, which has just been re-released and reviews WNYC listener-submitted subway shots.  Interview with Brian Lehrer.

Brian Lehrer Interviews Bruce Davidson on photographing the subway