The Podcast


Released 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.

The Podcast’s RSS feed can be found at:

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 April/May 2021 Podcast 

No photography links mentioned in this podcast.

The February/March 2021 Podcast 

British photographer Daniel Freeman travelled more than 25,000 miles (40,000km) across the US to capture scenes of small towns lit only by streetlights, shop fronts and moonlight. HERE

Behind The Image: An English Sunny Afternoon
Ian Berry tells the story behind one of his most well-loved shots from his series exploring English life HERE

An interest in Tsarist Russia eventually led Roger George Clark to visit Kronstadt, the island fortress and base of the Russian Baltic Fleet back in September 1990. HERE

The Memory Hunters. Reuniting and repairing the family photography swept away during the 2011 Tsunami in Japan. HERE


Peter Dench’s photography HERE

The January 2021 Podcast 

Michael Bennett looks back on his seaside photographs, buried away and forgotten for nearly 40 years, that caused a stir before their first exhibition. North Wales seaside photos resurface after 40 years HERE

Grace Robertson, who has died aged 90, documented everyday life for Picture Post at a time when photojournalism was dominated by men. Her pioneering work captured a nation at work, at play – and in the delivery room HERE

Winners of the 2021 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest HERE

Bonus January Podcast – Chris Killip

The photographer Chris Killip died in October 2020 at the age of 74. His ground-breaking photography book ‘In Flagrante’, published in 1988, documented the deindustrialisation of the north east of England. Using landscapes and portraits shot using a large format 4×5 camera, the images show the cost of the deindustrialisation process on the landscape and people.

The photography became an icon of British documentary photography that has remained highly influential to photographers.

In the podcast I mention about not seeing anything from the BBC News. Sadly I did find a post tucked away in the Isle of Man local news section of the website that barely mentioned his In Flagrante work. HERE

Chris Killip, hard-hitting photographer of Britain’s working class, dies aged 74 HERE

The Tate Gallery| Chris Killip HERE

British photographer Chris Killip remembered after battle with cancer HERE

Now Then: Chris Killip and the Making of In Flagrante HERE

The November/December 2020 Podcast 

Women Photograph: 2020 Year in Pictures HERE

Agency Photographer of the Year 2020 – shortlist HERE

A 70-year-old photographic mystery HERE

Photographer Ian Brown travelled more than 80,000 miles around the US, trying to discover the meaning of the so-called American dream. 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

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