Ep. 045: Michael Shainblum | Be Inspired Photography Podcast
Landscape and time-lapse photographer Michael Shainblum on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
Listen to Patrick Clarke chat with landscape and time-lapse photographer Michael Shainblum about his creative process, being commissioned by some of the biggest companies in the world and shooting your first time lapse.
Michael Shainblum’s Bio:
Michael Shainblum is a landscape, time-lapse and aerial photographer based in San Francisco, California. He has been working professionally as a photographer and filmmaker for 11 years since the age of 16. Michael first made a name for himself through his unique creativity and the ability to capture scenes and moments in his distinct style of surreal, visual storytelling. A dedication to challenging the boundaries of creativity, as well as a flair for coming up with unique ideas, has since resulted in this dynamic visual artist being commissioned by large clients including Nike, Samsung, Facebook, LG, Apple and Google. You will also be able to find Michael’s work published widely by media outlets such as National Geographic, Wired Magazine and The Weather Channel.
Be Inspired Photography Podcast with Michael Shainblum.
00:00 Welcome to Episode 45 of the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
00:50 Sign up to our newsletter.
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Michael Shainblum on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
01:40 Michael Shainblum interview.
01:48 How Michael got started in photography and his type of landscapes.
05:24 How other art forms has influenced Michael’s work.
06:45 Michael Shainblum’s style of photography.
08:23 How skipping class led Michael to Adobe for a Creative Cloud campaign.
11:00 What it’s like being commissioned by some of the biggest companies in the world.
13:33 What inspires Shainblum?
15:01 Michael Shainblum’s creative process from start to finish.
22:51 How much editing goes into one of Michael’s shoots?
24:40 What camera does Michael Shainblum shoot with and why?
28:44 Why teach photography?
31:21 Shooting your first time lapse: Learning to walk before you run.
33:26 Metering for your exposure in difficult conditions.
38:36 What’s next for Michael?
39:47 Where to find and follow Shainblum online.
40:37 Who is Michael Shainblum’s favourite photographer of all time?
Be Inspired Photography Podcast Episode 45.
42:05 Thank you to Michael Shainblum for joining us on the Be Inspired Photography Podcast.
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