Photographer Markel Redondo talks about winning the DJI/BJP prize and how he is using the drone and award to work on his Sancastles project. In the news there are lots of new lenses as well as a couple of new cameras and a few gadgets.
In this episode DJ goes solo and talks about a few things on his mind. He talks about rethinking his equipment and how he carries it. Plus an insight into a recent drone test DJ did with an underwater drone as well as another test looking at the new Mavic Air.
In this week’s podcast we talk with BBC VJ Christian Parkinson about his new Image Junkies podcast, the latest version of his book Camera Confidential, his current work and workflow plus a short discussion on Matt Allard’s recommendations in the previous podcast.
You will find the Image Junkies website at http://www.imagejunkies.net
A link to Camera Confidential book - http://amzn.to/2ER4zpb
Here are some recent films by Christian:
A rare example of me working with a reporter - looking for grace Mugabe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=badVRMDTPmw
Making a living from e-sports - http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-42027196/gamer-predicts-that-esports-is-going-to-be-bigger-than-soccer
Zimbabweans share hopes under President Emmerson Mnangagwa -
ACS Accredited Freelance DP and Filmmaker Matthew Allard talks to DJ this week about his career as a cameraman, DP and filmaker as well as offering tips for up and coming video journalists. They also discuss some technical tips and a little insight into newsshooter.com.
You can find Matthew's work at https://vimeo.com/user2932471, newsshooter at http://www.newsshooter.com. In the podcast DJ talks about a film about ice hockey in India which Matthew filmed. You can watch that at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mObPguQpSA
This episode we discuss data journalism with Matteo Moratti, an Italian designer skilled in web, motion and data visualization. He teaches “Web and interactive graphics” at the Faculty of Design and Arts of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - and researches methodologies and practices of Visual Journalism. Matteo’s projects have been awarded in the Data Journalism Award 2015 and the European Design Award. Finally, he was a Jury member of the World Press Photo's Digital Storytelling contest in 2017 and is going to be on the jury again in 2018.
Projects designed and led by Matteo @teo_moretti www.about.me/matteomoretti
Photographer James Whitlow Delano talks about his work spanning over two deacdes covering environmental and social issues in Asia.
He discusses the popular Everyday Climate Change Instagram feed and the importance of social media in raising awareness of global issues.
James Whitlow Delano's Website - http://www.jameswhitlowdelano.com
James Whitlow Delano on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jameswhitlowdelano/
Everyday Climate Change on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/everydayclimatechange/
Photographer Daniel Castro Garcia talks about his work on the project about the migration and refugee crisis in Europe. He's the recipient of this year's Eugene Smith Grant.
Apologies for the noise in the background. Daniel has made great efforts to find good Wi-Fi connections for this Skype interview. The best we could do was to do the interview in a cafe near his house.
Daniel Castro Garcia's website: http://danielcastrogarcia.com/
John Radcliffe Studio: www.johnradcliffestudio.com
Follow Daniel on Instagram @foreignerdigital
If you'd like to purchase a copy of "Foreigners: Collected Writings 2017," go to http://johnradcliffestudio.com/foreigner.newspaper.shop.html
In this week's episode DJ is in conversation with Timo Chu from 360 Asia while on an assignment on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. It is the world’s longest bridge-cum-tunnel with dual three-lane carriageway and DJ and Timo spent a day together shooting for a project. In the news we talk Spark V MavicPro plus a few annoucements.
Find 360 Asia at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBsJDqgOf2VakMxuG-Tz7Gg
Kathleen McLaughlin discusses a new reporting project - On the Ground; reporting from all corners of America - a series created in partnership with the Guardian US and The Economic Hardship Reporting Project. It serves to address the lack of rural voices and perspectives in America's mainstream media.
- The "On the Ground” series - https://goo.gl/VqJt5p
- The Guardian’s overview of the "On the Ground” series: How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality - https://goo.gl/Q4Hpai
- The Economic Hardship Reporting Project website, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting reporting on American financial struggle - http://economichardship.org/
- The UK is also making moves to support regional news - BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership - https://goo.gl/yLddvE
- Kathleen McLaughlin @kemc
- A superb read by Kathleen: The big journalism void: ‘The real crisis is not technological, it’s geographic’ https://goo.gl/nvhxID
- Also by Kathleen: America’s local newspapers might be broke - but they’re more vital than ever - https://goo.gl/dCVjjx
In this episode, Christine Schindler catches up with Gemma Thorpe and Nathan Gibson. Gemma is a graduate from the MA in Photojournalism at Dalian, and Nathan, a new graduate from Beijing's IMMJ just this year. Previously they worked in a collective together in Sheffield, UK, and now they are pursuing their own projects here in China, Gemma on football fans, and Nathan who has just completed his final MA project on an ethnic group in the far reaches of Northeast China.