Ep. 024: Jarrad Seng | Be Inspired Photography Podcast
Music and travel photographer Jarrad Seng on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
In this week’s show, we chat to music and travel photographer Jarrad Seng about reaching out to musicians, managing a busy schedule and life on the road.
Jarrad Seng’s Bio:
Jarrad is an Australian-based photographer, filmmaker and creative director. He has gained international recognition for his work with high profile artists and brands such as Passenger (UK), Ed Sheeran (UK), Qantas, Converse and tourism agencies around the world.
In recent years Jarrad has established himself as one of Perth’s most prolific creatives, working on projects as diverse as international tours, hidden concerts, art installations and short films. His unique approach to creativity has garnered an online fanbase exceeding 300,000+ along with ever-growing mainstream media attention.
Jarrad’s work has been viewed by tens of millions worldwide and has featured on MTV, BBC1, Buzzfeed, reddit, Channel V, Canon advertisements and Rolling Stone magazine. He has been profiled in such publications as STM Magazine, The West Australian and Scoop Magazine. Jarrad’s award-winning images have been showcased in exhibitions at home and abroad.
With a thirst for adventure and a unique creative vision, Jarrad has a knack for pulling off crazy ideas. In recent year’s he’s hung out of open plane windows to shoot the aerial landscapes of Iceland, captured portraits of Maasai children in remote Tanzania, road-tripped around Europe with international bearded folk musicians and spent 24 hours straight pulling stunts to raise money for charity.
In 2013 Jarrad was selected as a finalist for WA Young Person of the Year.
Be Inspired Photography Podcast with Jarrad Seng.
00:00 Welcome to Episode 24 of the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
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Jarrad Seng on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
01:35 Jarrad Seng interview.
01:59 Jarrad Seng’s ‘breaking in’ story.
04:18 Building relationships with musicians.
06:30 Seng chats about this style of photography.
09:12 Staying focused when working on multiple projects.
11:51 Jarrad Seng’s gear list and which camera he uses.
15:00 Jarrad’s creative workflow from beginning through to the end.
17:13 Using Apple’s Aperture editing platform and getting it right in camera.
20:08 What inspires Jarrad Seng?
21:07 How to promote your photography and attract new clients to your brand.
22:39 How to attract people to your social media pages, especially Instagram.
25:36 Jarrad’s advice for building a similar career to his.
29:28 Top technical tip.
30:58 Where to find and follow Jarrad Seng online.
31:29 Who is his favourite photographer of all time?
Be Inspired Photography Podcast Episode 24.
34:23 Thank you to Jarrad Seng for joining us on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
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