AtL 38 – Mark Abramson, M. Scott Brauer

AtL 38 - InstagramOn this week’s Around the Lens, episode 38, which aired August 22 at 8:30 p.m. est, Mark Abramson and M. Scott Brauer joined us to talk about the news, topics and gear that relate to the visual journalism field.

News of the Week: Steve Jobs was inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum. We discussed what we think of this act, if the accolade is deserved and how Steve Jobs affected the world of photography.

Topic of the Week: August 19 is World Photo Day which made us think what was our first camera. We talked about our first cameras, why we chose them and what they meant to us at the time

Gear of the Week: The Lens Rack is an innovative new way to organize your camera gear for quick and easy access to lenses, flashes and bodies. We talked about wether we would actually use this system or not.

Eyecatchers: Panelist Mike “Sharky” James’ Peta Pixel Photography Podcast reached it’s 100th episode, we take a look into the 1978 photo industry, bureaucratic portraits, the North Dakota pipeline, Jakob Schnetz, Dear John and Annalisa Natali Murri’s images.

For more from Mark check out the following:
My ongoing “Two Face” election series:
Previous California immigration project , “Neither Here Nor There”
And he’s on Instagram @markabramsonphoto.

For more on Scott:
My bus project:

Raw View magazine:
instagram is @mscottbrauer
blog is

Watch the episode on YouTube here.

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