The shape of influences

Hosted by Daniel j Gregory

November 13, 2023

Episode Number: 453

In this episode of the Perceptive Photographer, we dive into the impacts of influences on our work. From life’s twists to jazz beats and social justice, explore the diverse elements that shape our sense of seeing.

“Our influences come from a broader spectrum than just the other photographers.”

Key Points

  • Influences extend beyond photography
  • Emotional life experiences as creative fuel
  • Art forms other than photography inspire
  • The impact of photography training
  • Environment & social issues influence work

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Gear used in the podcast

One of the questions I get asked frequently is what sort of equipment do I use to record my podcast. I have used a variety of equipment in the years that I have been recording, but here is the current list of equipment that I am using. Also as an FYI and full disclosure, the links are affiliate links to Amazon.

Rode Procaster XLR microphone
Rode Boom Arm
Rode PSM Shockmount
All three Rode components a kit
Focusrite Scarlet 2i2
Adobe Audition (part of creative cloud subscription)
LogicPro X
Macbook Pro
OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock

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