The Podcast

podcast_logo_1500Released regularly, the Richard Flint Photography podcast features photography news, photography projects, website and podcast links, and much more. Bonus podcasts are also usually recorded each year.

The Richard Flint Photography podcast page, containing a full archive of recordings, can be found at :-

This joint Richard Flint Photography/Darker skies audio podcast covers a broad range of photography related topics and issues that have taken place over the previous weeks.

The podcasts mention photography websites, multimedia and video. Rather than read out the link addresses, many of which are incredibly complex and long, I will place the links on this podcast page so that the digital content mentioned can be easily found and viewed.

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More great photography weblinks are added daily to my Twitter feed at

The podcast can also be found in the Apple iTunes store HERE


The October 2020 Podcast 

Jerome Sessini returns to Mexico city where he first became a photographer, and is guided only by instinct and deep emotion HERE

Peter Goffin’s grandfather told many stories of his war years in the UK with the Canadian Air Force, but only ever showed his family one photograph – of his wedding to a Welsh bride, Peter’s grandmother. But after he died, an album was discovered that provided images to accompany the tales the family knew so well. HERE

Forty years ago, French photographer Raymond Depardon was commissioned by The Sunday Times Magazine to travel to Glasgow for a feature on its rich and poor. The photos he took were never published. HERE

The September 2020 Podcast 

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The August 2020 Podcast 

Cumbrian photographer Jordan Mossom captures ‘hidden’ life with a disability HERE

Skater girls: Gender, joy and slow photography. Wet plate Collodion photography by Jenny Sampson HERE

One of the largest camera collections in the world is hidden away in a village hall in a Fife coastal town. At least 3,000 cameras, including some dating back well over a century HERE


Using the Wet Plate Collodion process, photographer Jack Lowe is crafting unique photographs on glass, capturing the view from each station and the waters protected by the RNLI crews. HERE

Not Wet Plate Collodion as I wrongly thought but worth a look for the stunning images – Michael Falco’s superb colour pinhole photography of American Civil War re-enactments. HERE

The July 2020 Podcast 

In tribute to the legendary photographer Paul Fusco who has sadly died, here is a selection from his celebrated series on Bobby Kennedy’s funeral train HERE

On the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, Sumeja Tulic reflects on Paolo Pellegrin’s work on the subject. HERE

From his earliest projects photographing South Carolina as a teen, to his seminal Greek work and his momentous move into color – Constantine Manos reflects on the evolution of his practice HERE


Enri Canaj on documenting the European migrant crisis: HERE

Eve Arnold reflects on documenting Malcolm X HERE

The June 2020 Podcast 

Shirley Baker’s street scenes of Manchester and Salford HERE

Olympus quits camera business after 84 years HERE

Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin reports on the experiences of medical staff at London’s West Middlesex University Hospital, examining how the UK government “endangered many who might have been safe” HERE

1968: Power, Protest and Politics
Photographs from a tumultuous year of uprisings and unrest HERE

The Making of Icons
Stuart Franklin reflects upon the nature of iconic photographs, and the events in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 HERE

Holding on to History HERE

The Bonus June 2020 Podcast – Lost over Laos – Two books about Larry Burrows

One Ride with Yankee Papa 13 – a classic photo essay by Larry Burrows HERE

One Ride with Yankee Papa 13 seen in April 16th 1965 issue of LIFE magazine via the Google Book archive HERE

Larry Burrows: Vietnam Hardcover (US book price far cheaper than UK) HERE

Lost over Laos by Richard Pyle and Horst Faas. A great book detailing Larry Burrows life as well as looking at the photographers, Henri Huet of Associated Press, Kent Potter of United Press International, and Keisaburo Shimamoto of Newsweek, killed alongside him in 1971. HERE

The April/May 2020 Podcast 

Stefan Forster has made more than 80 trips to Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Faroe Islands, capturing some of the beauty of the Nordic landscapes. HERE

Coronavirus: Intensive care night shift in pictures HERE

Eve Arnold’s Time With Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam, in Her Own Words HERE

The March 2020 Podcast 

Apollo 13: Enhanced images reveal life on stricken spacecraft HERE

Tales from the far-flung Faroes. The people who live on remote rocks in the North Atlantic HERE

American Graffiti: Dennis Stock photographed George Lucas’ coming-of-age adventure featuring high-school romance, Californian cruise strips and drag-racing HERE

The February 2020 Podcast 

Reuters – America’s Longest war – Images covering 18 years of war in Afghanistan HERE

Making the Image: Leonard Freed’s Work on the NYPD HERE

When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Tears HERE

Magnum On Set: Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight. W.Eugene Smith’s classic photo essay from 1951 HERE

Abbas by Abbas. Filmmaker Kamy Pakdel reveals the story behind a new documentary on Magnum photographer Abbas, completed mere days before his death. HERE


The Abbas website. Great gallery with 54 images HERE

Magnum Abbas profile page. Click on the images to view the gallery of Abbas photography with 124 images. HERE

The January 2020 Podcast 

Raymond Depardon’s Paris Dakar Rally
As the Dakar Rally enters a new era, we look back on Raymond Depardon’s photographs from the event’s 1990 staging HERE

Chechnya: Images of a Forgotten War
Thomas Dworzak’s coverage of the First Chechen War, 25 Years On HERE

In the Camps
Erich Hartmann’s work documenting the crumbling artefacts and remnants of Europe’s concentration camps HERE

Jim Marshall – The music photographer trusted by the stars. When photographer Jim Marshall died, in 2010, he left behind more than a million pictures that captured the true face of music in the 1960s and 70s. HERE

The November/December 2019 Podcast 

The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Robert Capa photographed the breaking of the siege of Bastogne, and the capitulation of German Forces in one of their last offensive operations of the war HERE

Magnum On Set: Rebel Without a Cause
Dennis Stock photographed James Dean giving his most famed performance, only months before his death.  HERE

Magnum On Set: Planet of the Apes
Dennis Stock captured surreal and offbeat scenes in-between takes during the making of the 1968 sci-fi blockbusterter.  HERE

Dennis Stock’s book of images of James Dean as mentioned in the podcast.  HERE

The October 2019 Podcast 

Berlin after the Wall – then and now. Photography by Colin McPherson HERE

Haiti’s cyclists brave protests and poor roads in race for gold. Photography by Andres Martinez Casares, Alexandre Meneghini and Gonzalo Fuentes.  HERE

Candid moments on the London Underground of the 1970s.  Phots by Mike Goldwater.  HERE

Bruce Gilden on the photographer’s changing approach to street photography, and a vision of a long-gone New York City.  HERE

The September 2019 Podcast 

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The August 2019 Podcast 

A fantastic selection of Magnum photographers’ work made during WW2 and in its immediate aftermath. HERE

The Photography of Margaret Bourke-White – 21 images selected from a remarkable lifetime of work by a pioneer in photography and photojournalism, who captured industrial scenes and world events with as much care and craft as her intimate portraits.  HERE

A harsh turn in the weather can’t deter working class folks in North East England from enjoying time by the sea. In the 1970s, Markéta Luskacová captured the people of Whitley Bay as they walked, picnicked, played, lounged, ate and swam at the beach. HERE

Making Hitchcockian Portraits by Philippe Halsman of Magnum Photos  HERE


Images from Jimmy Forsyth’s ‘Scotswood Road’ documenting Scotswood & Elswick in the East End of Newcastle during the 50s & 60s. HERE

An exhibition of photographs taken by Peter Marlow between 2010 and 2012, of the Naves of all 42 of England’s Anglican Cathedrals using natural light at dawn. HERE

The July 2019 Podcast 

Abbas: Vietnam, Forget ME Not images. Abbas’ photographs of the closing years of the Vietnam War, the anti-war movement, and his return to the country some 30 years later.  HERE

Blood, rain and cheers: Tour de France 2019 – in pictures  HERE

Ken Grant’s long-term photo project with a landfill on the shores of the River Mersey in North West England. HERE

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures  HERE

The June 2019 Podcast 

Associated Press News blog – Article discussing power of photography – Photo of Salvadoran refugees shows power of still images. HERE

Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image HERE

Borderlands: Curator Jen Sudul Edwards reflects on the archive of Magnum photographers’ work made on the border between Mexico and the US HERE

The May 2019 Podcast 

Lost Weegee Crime Photos Revealed! Hiding in a junk-store box, unseen for 82 years. HERE

Photo District News regular weekly Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking HERE


Dave Heath: A master of photographing solitude HERE

The April 2019 Podcast 

“Crying Girl at the Border” by U.S. photographer John Moore of Getty Images has won the 2019 World Press Photo of the Year HERE

W. Eugene Smith’s Warning to the World
The Magnum photographer made his last photo essay about industrial mercury poisoning in the Japanese city of Minamata, helping to bring justice and visibility to the victims HERE

Behind the Image: Chris Steele-Perkins’ New Londoners
The photographer and Londoner on the personal motivation behind documenting the many faces of one of the most diverse cities in the world  HERE

A reluctant rock concert attendee, Bill Owens nevertheless photographed the disastrous 1969 music festival Altamont and the close of an era. HERE

Gimme Shelter – Official Film Trailer

The March 2019 Podcast 

Gerda Taro: The First Woman War Photographer to Die in the Field HERE

William Boyd on Raymond Depardon’s Grisaille Vision of 1980s Glasgow HERE

Peace wall people: the youth of Belfast – in pictures HERE

Tim Hetherington’s Sleeping Soldiers – Looking back at the late photographer’s humanising portraits of U.S. soldiers at rest during a tour in Afghanistan HERE

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The Test Strip Photo Blog HERE

The February 2019 Podcast 

Martin Parr: 48 Years of Photographing the Quirky and Kitschy in Manchester HERE

George Mendonsa, 95, Most Likely the Sailor in a Famous Photo, Dies HERE

The True Story Behind an Iconic Vietnam War Photo Was Nearly Erased — Until Now HERE

Old photos show Katrine aqueduct being built HERE

The January 2019 Podcast 

Greenland’s Vanishing Villages. Jonas Bendiksen’s social documentary photography project looking the push toward modernisation by the Danish government that is leaving many of the nation’s smaller settlements facing shrinking populations and destructive gender imbalances  HERE

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