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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