A PODCAST ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHY INDUSTRY

Photopod is an interview podcast about the photography industry, hosted by Neil Binkley. You’ll learn from the people who hire photographers – from ad agencies, magazines, brands, plus the fine art world. We'll discuss marketing, budgets, motion work, and many other topics that help define what it means to be a photographer in this ever-changing business landscape.


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3: Jamie Leary, Design Director at Philadelphia Magazine





Jamie Leary, Design Director, Philadelphia Magazine (formerly of Magnet, Decibel and Grid magazines) designs for a magazine that is more popular in my city than National Geographic, Vanity Fair, Men’s Health and Forbes, according to their circulation #’s.

In our discussion today, Jamie and I (your host, Neil Binkley) talk about:

  • Magazine Art budgets
  • My incredibly brief tenure as Director of Photography at my guest’s magazine
  • How he hired someone to shoot a cover story, inspired by that photographer’s Instagram photos
  • Hiring locals vs. hiring around the country
  • Illustration vs. photography
  • Photojournalism vs. Conceptual photography
  • Photographers’ websites, and what he likes to see
  • And we even investigate a mysterious heart attack…
  • This and much, much more.

Links to What We Discuss:

Magazines & Related:

Photographers, Photo Editors & A Stylist:

See all Photopod episodes by subscribing on your podcast player of choice (Apple, Google, my favorite: Overcast, Spotify, etc.), or at www.photopodpod.com. Also feel free to drop me a line with questions and ideas for future interviews!


2: Wylie Moran, Senior Art Producer and Freelance Producer (BBDO, JWT, The Martin Agency)



Wylie Moran, Senior Art Producer and Freelance Producer (formerly of BBDO, JWT, and The Martin Agency) comes on the first full episode of Photopod! She sits down with me (your host, Neil Binkley) to discuss how advertising agency Art Producers find photographers, why they hire them, whether photographers need to have motion work in their portfolio, and much, much more.

See all Photopod episodes by subscribing on your podcast player of choice (Apple, Google, my favorite: Overcast, Spotify, etc.), or at www.photopodpod.com. Also feel free to drop me a line with questions and ideas for future interviews!

Show Notes/Links:

A few places that Wylie worked:

Creative industry podcast that I mentioned, plus a few more that I didn't but you might find relevant:

  • Don't Get Me Started (interviews with ad agency founders, Creative Directors, etc.)

  • NION Radio (photographer Nick Onken's interviews with great photographers and others about their paths to success)

  • The Observatory (Michael Bierut – of Pentagram fame – and Jessica Helfand thoughtfully discuss design in all its manifestations)


Episode 1: Photopod Debuts with its Preview Episode!


I’m so excited! I’ve been dying to get this released, and now it’s here!

Welcome to the preview episode of Photopod, hosted by Neil Binkley. Photopod is a new interview podcast about the photography industry. In this trailer, hear snippets of interviews with Nike's former Photography Director, a Senior Art Producer, plus a magazine's Design Director.