LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E083 Martin Prihoda

Commercial and editorial photographer Martin Prihoda speaks with Bill and Ed about his career and his work.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Martin Prihoda, commercial photographer

Martin Prihoda

Martin Prihoda Photos

LightSource Episode 83 (Interview Series) [57:30 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

James M of Enlight Photo discusses:

Special Guest Martin Prihoda discusses:

  • Moving to Bombay India
  • Getting work in a new city
  • Finding equipment in India
  • Photographing Yoga
  • Contrast and conflict in photography to create a story
  • Learning lighting from movie sets
  • Getting a surreal look with large lights outside
  • Big lights far away workshop
  • Using large lights and soft boxes
  • Shooting with Profoto equipment
  • What to look for in a good location
  • Keeping a journal
  • How the sun’s position effects photography
  • Intensity and contrast in natural light
  • Post processing
  • Finding your own style
  • Learning how to tell your story
  • Reinventing yourself
  • Thoughts on capturing video as a photographer
  • Getting back to basics
  • Directing subjects
  • Youtube videos of photo shoots
  • Advice for beginning commercial photographers

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