Click Click Bang Bang - A Photography Podcast

Click Click Bang Bang - A Photography Podcast

Click Click Bang Bang is a podcast about photography for everyone, whether you're a pro, an amateur, a hobbyist or you just like Photography. Hosts Mez and Toby will discuss all aspects of the medium with the people that define it, and try and make sense of the weird and wonderful culture and business that surrounds it. This is not a wanky, ego-driven lecture. It’s fun, it’s kinda deep sometimes, and it's all-inclusive.... Show More

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This could be the most lo-fi photography gear chat ever recorded for a podcast, but do you know the reverse business card trick? Sometimes, it's the simplest of things that can get you through a tough shoot, and in this episode, Mez and Toby reveal the secrets of their weird and wonderful kitbags, discussing the sometimes strange gear they just can't live without.

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May 10, 2020 51 min

It's time to put on your best threads because Mez and Toby are going to take you for a walk down the red carpet. Yep, that's right, we're going to the movies!! There have been many photography-related flicks released over the years, and the coronavirus shutdown has given us all time to watch a few of them. So sit back and relax as we take you through some of our favourites.

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April 26, 2020 40 min

As photographers, we know all about ISO! That's why living in it is NO EXCUSE for letting your gear gather dust while you sit on your butt eating chips and watching rubbish on TV. Mez and Toby have been inspired by a bunch of inspiring ideas from photographers and film-makers they follow, and they throw out a few other ideas to keep you busy while the lockdown lingers. Take it all in, and let the creative juices flow!!

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PANDEMIC!!!!! Yep, we're living it, but while the coronavirus crisis has brought down the world's economy, it hasn't stop Mez and Tobes putting together a podcast without breaking any distancing laws!! (Sorry about the temporarily iffy production values as a result.) But that economy could be crucial for a lot of photographers and other visual media creatives, so we've put together a little advice for Aussies to hel...

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March 29, 2020 2 min

Hey guys, just a short update on what's happening with the podcast. We are in lockdown, so we've had to redevelop the way we record. We are hoping to have a new episode to you this Friday! So stay tuned. In the meantime check out Mez' latest YouTube LIVE 'Across Australia at 80k's':

www.meredithschofield.com/live

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Let's talk about sex, baby .... Mez and Toby deep dive into a discussion about gender in photography that takes more twists and turns than an Agatha Christie novel. Speaking of novel, even coronavirus gets a mention as photojournalism, fashion, wedding and all other manner of photographic genres go under the biggest gender-bias microscope in the southern hemisphere.

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March 1, 2020 32 min

Gaining consent isn't easy, especially when the subject you're looking to film or photograph is in a heightened state of distress. In this episode, Mez and Toby welcome Sean Brokenshire to the CCBB studio to discuss the intricacies of "informed consent". Having worked as a communications expert for a large NGO in some of the world's poorest countries over the past 10 years, Sean shares his thoughts on the rights...

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February 16, 2020 32 min

Still on the topic of photography competitions, Mez and Toby zero in on the entrants, and boy oh boy, are there some stories to be told here. It seems there are no limits to the lengths some people will go to in order to get ahead in the game, from the smallest comps to the most prestigious in the photography world. When money and prestige is the reward, play gets dirty very quickly, and even anteaters aren't safe!! What? Trust...

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February 2, 2020 34 min

There is nothing like a healthy dose of competition — unless that competition is trying to steal your content for nothing!! Whaaaat!!??

In this episode, Mez and Toby look at the sometimes hazardous world of photography competitions, discussing the pros and cons for photographers who are thinking of entering their work. Much skullduggery is unearthed.

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January 19, 2020 26 min

Toby and Mez are back from the festive break, but it’s been a bitter sweet holiday thanks to the Australian bushfire crisis. Some of the photography from the fire zones has been nothing short of phenomenal, and in this episode, we pay tribute to all the photographers working in some of the most dangerous conditions imaginable, and we also give you some options on where to donate if you want to help the relief effort.

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December 15, 2019 44 min

Ever been in a situation with your camera when you've really wanted to take a shot, but thought: "Damn, is this even legal?" You're not the only one. Both Toby and Mez have been there, and have plenty of stories about run-ins with the authorities and one particularly dramatic occasion that put Mez at the centre of anti-terrorism laws. But what is the law? Listen in as our dynamic duo arms you with all the informatio...

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December 8, 2019 42 min

What do Beyonce and Donald Trump's impeachment hearings have in common? Well, both are watched by millions and both have been shot by photographers using film cameras. But why would anyone use a film camera in those situations? Mez and Toby discuss why certain photographers choose to go "old-school", and how the decision on what kit you use and when can greatly affect your creative thinking and the results you get.

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November 24, 2019 39 min

Have you ever had an image stolen? Do you know your rights if and when it happens? Toby reveals his confrontation with UK pop star FKA Twigs after she pinched one of his images a few years back, altered it, removed a watermark and published it to her Instagram without any credit whatsoever. Say what!!?? Yep, and that's just one incident!! The digital age has made this an all-too common occurrence, so listen in as Mez and Toby a...

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November 10, 2019 39 min

It sounds like the next big hipster band name, but The Comparison Complex is something that actually lasts, and it can also make or break your creativity. That's why it's complex!! Mez and Toby discuss not only the dangers of comparing your work and yourself to others, but also the positive explosions that can go off when you nail this whole comparison thing. Do you panic about low like-counts, falling followers, not having...

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Mez and Toby are back to help you navigate the crazy world of photographer rates, because one episode simply wasn't enough. In Part II, our fearless duo looks at so-called "services" for photographers that are either helping or hindering snappers from getting a start in an increasingly fragmented and under-valued industry. Speaking of "snapper" ... hmm, just listen for more!

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October 17, 2019 39 min

One of the questions we get asked most frequently by emerging photographers is: "What the hell do I charge?" It's a tricky one, especially with questionable companies out there offering you work for all the wrong prices!!! Mez and Toby dive deep into this one, give you some examples of their own rates, and a few warning about the hidden pitfalls of valuing your work.

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September 29, 2019 29 min

Click Click Bang Bang is finally here!!! Hosts Mez and Toby introduce the photography podcast you've all been waiting for, and also say a thing or two about themselves. After all, who the hell are they?? You're about to find out.


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Click Click Bang Bang: A Photography Podcast is written and produced by Meredith Schofield and Toby Forage.
Edited by Toby Forage
Music by Simon Figliuzzi
Brand by dingdingding.co


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