Dishpan and Darkroom: Imogene Cunningham (w/ Courtney Coles)

On today’s show we’ll be talking to photographer Courtney Coles (@kernieflakes) about her warm and quiet photos. We’ll also discuss the various photographic incarnations of Imogen Cunningham. Vania’s recently taken some cinematic inspiration – there’s the answering machine, zine reviews, and so much more! Courtney Coles Courtney Coles is a photographer, writer and professor, bornContinue reading “Dishpan and Darkroom: Imogene Cunningham (w/ Courtney Coles)”

Kodak Girls and a Photographic Revolution (w/ Angel O’Brien)

On this episode, we talk to Angel O’brien, @5x7angel on IG, about her strange and beautiful self-portrait and collage work. We’ll also be taking a long look at how Kodak advertised to women over a century ago – did they start a revolution or were they just along for the ride? Want a bit ofContinue reading “Kodak Girls and a Photographic Revolution (w/ Angel O’Brien)”

Through Songs and Magpies: Listening to Images (w/ Jordan Tiberio)

And we’re back! It’s been a wonderful little break, but it’s even better to be back in the studio and chitty some chat. On this episode, we’ll be talking to photographer and collector Jordan Tiberio (@jordantiberio on IG)! We’ll also consider how sound interacts with our work and we’ll talk about a couple of songsContinue reading “Through Songs and Magpies: Listening to Images (w/ Jordan Tiberio)”

Disposable Cameras and Their Permanence (w/ Jenny Sampson)

On this episode, we’re talking to Jenny Sampson (@jennysampsonphotography on IG), tintypist and author of Skater Girls. We’ll also be taking a good long look at disposable cameras – from the very first in 1886 to the very last … to be released by Kodak in the near future – Apparently, the future is disposableContinue reading “Disposable Cameras and Their Permanence (w/ Jenny Sampson)”

Murder vs. Death: Books of Crime Scene Photos (w/ Jon Hilty)

We talk to Jon Hilty (@amphetadreamer on IG) because we were wrong about Autochromes! There’s also some history about the View-Master, and we take a good look at two books of early crime scene photos. There’s also Tiffen (@tiffen.sinclair on IG), zine reviews and some other fun along the way. Jon Hilty: DIY Autochromes InContinue reading “Murder vs. Death: Books of Crime Scene Photos (w/ Jon Hilty)”

Kodak’s New Prices and How We’re Never Happy

This episode is all about Kodak’s recent price increases: Why’d they do it? How high will they get? And what the hell do we do now? But it’s not just us who will be talking – we asked a few former guests and some friends of the show their thoughts on it. There’s also theContinue reading “Kodak’s New Prices and How We’re Never Happy”

Carte de Vistas: The First Social Media Experiment (w/ HawnFawn)

And on this episode, we’re winding our timelines back to the first social media experiment (that seems to have gone a LOT better than the current one) – CDVs, Cabinet Cards and the mania they kicked up. We’ll also be talking to Bay Area portrait photographer and everybody’s best friend, Han Phan (@hawnfawn on IG)! Continue reading “Carte de Vistas: The First Social Media Experiment (w/ HawnFawn)”

Ghosts, Orbs, and Exploding Nitrate Film (with Dave Wilson of Victorian Photography Studio)

On this spooky episode, we’ll be talking to Dave from Victorian Photo Studio in Gettysburg (@vps_gettysburg on IG) about tintypes and ghost photos! We’ll also tell you all about some ridiculously explosive film that was essentially gunpowder.  Ever wanted to know how to spot a fake ghost photo? It’s pretty easy, but we’ll tell youContinue reading “Ghosts, Orbs, and Exploding Nitrate Film (with Dave Wilson of Victorian Photography Studio)”

French Surrealism and Chill (with Kalie Frisky)

On this episode we will be chatting it up with Kalie Frisky, we’ll explore collaborations through  the somewhat recently re-discovered work by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore – two French Surrealists in love! Also Tiffin’s fit with film will drop a new hit, there’s the answering machine, and we’ll have a little bit of funContinue reading “French Surrealism and Chill (with Kalie Frisky)”

The Flight of the Pigeon Photographers (with Izzie Farr)

This episode is a mixed bag of goodness. We’ll be talking to Izzie Farr (@izzie_farr on IG), who authored an open letter to Kodak that recently got a bit of attention. Autumn is basically upon us, so we’ll talk a little bit about school pictures (while dredging up some questionable memories). And also pigeon photographers:Continue reading “The Flight of the Pigeon Photographers (with Izzie Farr)”