Ep. 032: Sequoia Emmanuelle | Be Inspired Photography Podcast
Portrait and fashion photographer Sequoia Emmanuelle on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
In this week’s show, we chat to portrait and fashion photographer Sequoia Emmanuelle about finding your voice as an artist, building your brand and experimentation being the best form of education.
Sequoia Emmanuelle’s Bio:
Sequoia Emmanuelle is Los Angeles-based artist with a unique voice as a photographer utilising her many creative talents including fashion design, set design, painting, wardrobe styling, film and graphic design. Dripping with colour and texture, Sequoia’s work captures the essence of her generation of artists and immortalises the avant-garde worlds of fashion, music, art, film and theatre as seen through her eyes. A graduate of photography at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, her unique style has been inspired and shaped by the raw and vibrant underground art scenes of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Through her art, she creates magical wonderlands from which to transport and capture her subjects in their full archetypical glory.
Sequoia Emmanuelle’s striking photographs have appeared in numerous magazines and publications and her images are used on album art, editorial, look books, advertising campaigns, gallery shows, and music videos.
Publications: Italian Vogue, Zink Magazine, Vibe Magazine, Fault Magazine, Papercut Magazine, Kismet UK, Glassbook Magazine, The Dapifer, Tantalum, Runway Magazine, Auxiliary Magazine, Sessions Magazine, Tinsel Tokyo magazine, Giuseppina Magazine, Empty Kingdom, Coilhouse Magazine, Dark Beauty magazine, The Catalyst Magazine, Stiletto Glam Magazine, Gothic Noir Magazine, Twisted Lamb, Haute Macabre, Lost at E Minor, Art Boom, Urban Ink, Ghubar, Imbibe magazine and more.
Be Inspired Photography Podcast with Sequoia Emmanuelle.
00:00 Welcome to Episode 32 of the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
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Sequoia Emmanuelle on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
01:48 Sequoia Emmanuelle interview.
01:56 Sequoia Emmanuelle’s ‘breaking in’ story.
04:16 Emmanuelle discusses her style of photography and studying photography full-time.
06:02 Becoming a professional.
07:59 Sequoia Emmanuelle’s business model and how she makes a living from photography.
08:45 ‘An artist with a unique voice as a photographer’.
11:23 Which camera does Sequoia Emmanuelle use?
12:26 What inspires Emmanuelle? Where do her ideas come from?
14:06 Getting your work published.
16:30 How Sequoia Emmanuelle goes about creating.
18:08 Storytelling through photography.
19:35 How Sequoia Emmanuelle manages her photoshoots.
27:27 Sequoia’s ‘go-to’ lighting techniques.
29:17 Sequoia Emmanuelle’s top technical tip.
30:27 Find your own voice as an artist.
31:12 Where to find and follow Sequoia Emmanuelle online.
31:43 Who is Sequoia Emmanuelle favourite photographer of all time?
Be Inspired Photography Podcast Episode 32.
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