PODCAST: A Photographic Life, Episode 85: Plus Photographer Alex Buisse

In episode 85 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed commenting on the death of populist photo magazines, considering end of the year and end of the decade photo lists and the importance of photographing family. He also explains his new photography related parlour game, the perfect Christmas entertainment!

Plus this week photographer Alex Buisse takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which he answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’

Alex Buisse’s expedition photography has led him around the world, he has sailed an expedition yacht around Cape Horn, climbed a granite spire alone for four days, named three mountains in Greenland, photographed the 2016 Rio Olympics, skied to the North Pole, climbed K2, flown from the summits of snowy peaks, trekked through the wilderness of Tierra del Fuego and kayaked with sea lions in the Galapagos Islands, among many other adventures. Alex is an alumnus of both the Eddie Adams and the Conflict Photography Workshops and is based out of Chamonix, in the French Alps. He is an ambassador for Nikon France, Peak Design, Moken Vision and Datacolor and is represented by Novus Select and Wonderful Machine. His clients include Sports Illustrated, International Olympic Committee, Scandinavian Airlines, Red Bull, Adidas, Nissan, Microsoft, BMW, Patagonia, NationalGeographic.com, Outside magazine, Alpinist magazine, Rock and Ice magazine CNN, ABC News, The Telegraph and The Independent. www.alexbuisse.com

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Grant Scott is the founder/curator of United Nations of Photography, a Senior Lecturer and Subject Co-ordinator: Photography at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, a working photographer, and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained (Focal Press 2014) and The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Focal Press 2015). His next book New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2019.

His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay can now be seen at www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd47549knOU&t=3915s.

© Grant Scott 2019

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