Everyday Photography, Every Day

A conversation that will change the way you think about your pictures.

About the show

Everyday Photography (Every Day)" is a weekly podcast where you get to listen in on a chat between a photographer (Rubin) and a regular human (Suzanne Fritz-Hanson) with an eye on making your pictures amazing and helping you enjoy your photography more. No technical stuff. No talk of gear or software. Just photography for the fun of it.

  • Rubin brings a unique perspective to consumer media: a student of Jerry Uelsmann; an amateur photographer for 40 years; formerly of Lucasfilm, Netflix and Adobe; director of The Rubin Collection of Photography; and founder of Neomodern, he's long been passionate about advancing the language of photography.

** Enjoy show notes at www.neomodern.com/podcast

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Episodes

  • 20: Truth!

    26 October 2018  |  20 mins 12 secs

    What is photographic truth? What happens when the photographer manipulates the image? How much manipulation is okay? If it's all a fiction, why do these things matter?

  • 19: The Space Between

    25 October 2018  |  17 mins 8 secs

    A photo is often capturing more than the surface of a subject, but rather, the relationship between photographer and subject.

  • 18: Simplification

    24 October 2018  |  15 mins 20 secs

    There's so much happening in the frames of our pictures, they can become more elegant with some simplification—what can be done to simplify an images?

  • 17: The Death of Photography?

    22 October 2018  |  18 mins 6 secs

    Teenagers taking pictures: is it "photography" or something else. Wim Wenders proclaimed the "end of photography." Really?

  • 16: The Rule of Thirds is Bullsh*t, Seriously, and other Topics of Composition

    21 October 2018  |  17 mins 47 secs

    People always talk about the "rule of thirds" and after much consideration, I've decided it's neither true nor useful, in teaching photography. Agree?

  • 15: The Problem with Video

    17 October 2018  |  17 mins 12 secs

    There is more to the advantages of still photography over moving video than technology. It messes with your brain...

  • 14: Shooting with the Right Side of your Brain

    15 October 2018  |  17 mins

    My mother felt it wasn't clear how to "see differently" and ultimately move picture taking from the left side of the brain to the right.

  • 13: Artists, Amateurs and Pros

    14 October 2018  |  16 mins 29 secs

    Most people looking for info on photography are wanting to turn their hobby into a career as either a commercial photographer or an artist. But what of people who just want to be better photographers?

  • 12: One Print Only

    12 October 2018  |  20 mins 11 secs

    A little more about the physicality of prints, of radical editioning, and the Suzanne's wedding dress made of paper.

  • 11: Why Make Prints (part 2) - "It's not photography if you don't print it"

    11 October 2018  |  21 mins 52 secs

    Photography isn't just about taking pictures, but the all-important work of selecting which pictures to keep and show.

  • 10: Get the Cliché Out of the Way

    10 October 2018  |  19 mins 35 secs

    What to shoot? And how to approach shooting a subject?

  • 9: Why Make Prints (part 1)

    10 October 2018  |  16 mins 11 secs

    The differences between photography and shooting video? And why is printing important? Rubin and Suzanne begin to dig into the issues around digital images.

  • 8: The Photograph that got me into Brown

    3 October 2018  |  10 mins 42 secs

    Rubin's 15 minutes of fame surrounded his noteworthy application to Brown University in 1980... and the photograph that got him accepted.

  • 7: The Rubin Collection and Modernism

    3 October 2018  |  17 mins 54 secs
    art, collecting, modernism, neomodernism

    How the Rubin Collection of photography came into existence and why it is being displayed at NEOMODERN in San Francisco.

  • 6: Natural Light, or "If you can see it, you can photograph it"

    2 October 2018  |  12 mins 36 secs

    How do you shoot in sub-optimal lighting situations -- at night, by candlelight, in darkened rooms? What's so good about natural light?

  • 5: Privacy, Intimacy, and Law

    1 October 2018  |  13 mins 22 secs
    intimacy, law, privacy

    While it's legal to take pictures of people in public places, it's frequently inappropriate. In this episode we discuss issues of privacy and the inherent intimacy involved in taking someone's photo.