Creative Detour Podcast

By Matthew James Oxlade

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Creative Detour is a podcast for creatives to share their journey - the twists and turns of creative life and how they arrived at their current position. Creative Detour is part of Matt, Simplified.

Episode Date
Brett Wood (Principal of Music Industry College)
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Brett Wood is the Principal and co-founder of Music Industry College, an innovative college that provides education for grade 11 and 12 students who are interested in a career in the music industry or creative arts. 

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

Links

Music Industry College: https://mic.org.au
Brett Wood - https://instagram.com/liminaltart

Aug 24, 2022
Ian Haug (Powderfinger, The Church, Airlock Studios) + Nat Sim + Alex Flamsteed (MTMM Film)
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This episode is a panel discussion with the three creators of Up In The Airlock - Nat Flamsteed and Nat Sim of Method To My Madness Film and Ian Haug from Powderfinger and The Church, also the owner of Airlock Studios.

In this episode, Nat, Alex and Ian speak about Up In The Airlock, a live performance video series filmed at Airlock Studios and the funding available to creatives to launch projects like this.

Download wherever you listen to podcasts or watch on  YouTube!

Links

MTMM Film
Airlock Studios
Up In The Airlock (Season 1) 

Jun 10, 2022
Alex Towler (Lego Masters 2020 Winner & Lego Artist)
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Alex Towler is one half of the winning duo of the television show Lego Masters 2020 and continues to build Lego exhibitions and pieces. 

In this episode, Alex talks about:

  • How to time manage effectively while working on a creative project
  • Whether Alex identifies as a product of Lego or ‘Lego Masters’
  • Finding identity in a larger brand’s parameters
  • The strengths and weaknesses of working creatively in a team
  • Requirements for working with Lego when undertaking an exhibition work
  • What it means to be a Lego Certified Professional
  • How to check your ego in the ideation phase of group work
  • How to come up with new ideas
  • How to manage personality differences in passionate creative communities
  • And lots more! 

Download wherever you listen to podcasts or watch on YouTube! 


Apr 21, 2022
Lana Bee (OnlyFans and Twitch Content Creator)
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Lana Bee is an OnlyFans (top 0.3%) and Twitch content creator based in LA. Lana and I do a deep dive on their creative journey, what brought them to OnlyFans and Twitch and how they manage producing such a large body of ongoing content. 

In this episode, Lana talks about:

  • How Lana used art to escape a controlled environment and manifested their freedom
  • How Lana got out of a cycle of homelessness and established in their own home
  • The income differences from stripping, cam work and other sex work
  • How Lana maximises their income
  • Whether Fansly can overtake OnlyFans are the primary outlet for online adult content
  • If Cardi B and other celebrities who appear on OnlyFans are watering down the potency of sex work
  • What OnlyFans can do to communicate better with sex workers and content creators
  • How Lana manages to distribute a consistent and large output of content while going through periods of depression
  • Recommendations for tackling OnlyFans subscribers who cross the line of appropriateness and Lana's views on parasocial connections
  • How Lana balances their OnlyFans persona with their real-world intimacy offerings to a partner

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

Follow Lana Bee

Website: https://lanabee.me/



Mar 02, 2022
Mikey Richards (Violent Soho)
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Mikey Richards is the drummer for Violent Soho and a passionate philosopher. 

In this episode Mikey talks about:

  • his history with singing and how his classical-trained experience differs from Luke Boerdam's (singer of Violent Soho) non-traditional experience
  • the importance of showing yourself for who you truly are and not comparing yourself to others 
  • the feeling of starting over when making Hungry Ghost
  • how to free yourself from creative obligations and the pressure of your online identity
  • how to break illogical patterns of thinking
  • the power of meditation
  • how he approaches session drumming
  • and lots more!

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever else you listen to podcasts.

Follow Michael Richards and Violent Soho

Mikey's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/antimikeysohorealthefanpage/

Violent Soho's Instagram: https://instagram.com/violentsoho4122

Website: https://violentsoho.com/

 

Jan 18, 2022
Dan Stork (Audio Engineer and Tour Manager)
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Dan Stork is an audio engineer and tour manager from Brisbane, Australia.

Dan has done work for Deafheaven, Ruby Fields, Hockey Dad, DZ Deathrays, The Smith Street Band, Russian Circles, Nothing, Rolo Tomassi, Clowns and more. 

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at:

Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/creative-detour-podcast/id1335307416

Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4BdoRNAQekMOURzbqgKnWo

YouTube - https://youtube.com/mattsimplified

Or anywhere else you listen to podcasts!

Creative Detour is a podcast about creative people and their creative journeys, hosted by music photographer Matt Walter, by Matt, Simplified

Dec 23, 2021
Liam Edward Brennan (Cinematographer)
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Liam Edward Brennan is an award-winning cinematographer from Sydney, Australia.

Liam has worked on awesome commercial projects including Chris Hemsworth's Centr, David Jones, McDonalds Monopoly, and some equally as good music photography projects with bands such as Powderfinger, Violent Soho and more.

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at:

Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/creative-detour-podcast/id1335307416

Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4BdoRNAQekMOURzbqgKnWo

YouTube - https://youtube.com/mattsimplified

Or anywhere else you listen to podcasts!

Creative Detour is a podcast about creative people and their creative journeys, hosted by music photographer Matt Walter, by Matt, Simplified

Nov 10, 2021
Tim Maxwell and Craig Selak (LOSER)
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Craig Selak and Tim Maxwell sit down with me to discuss LOSER 'All The Rage', being authentic as an artist, ASMR and dropping two albums during a pandemic.

This episode has Tim Maxwell and Craig Selak talk about what their experiences with previous bands (The Bennies, Apart From This and more) offered as guidance for LOSER.

Buy a copy of LOSER 'All The Rage' here - https://24hundred.net/collections/domestic-la-la/products/all-the-rage-12-vinyl-clear-with-pink-blue-splatter

Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at:

Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/creative-detour-podcast/id1335307416

Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4BdoRNAQekMOURzbqgKnWo

YouTube - https://youtube.com/mattsimplified

Or anywhere else you listen to podcasts!

Creative Detour is a podcast about creative people and their creative journeys, hosted by music photographer Matt Walter, by Matt, Simplified

Sep 16, 2021
April Josie (Photographer)
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April Josie is a photographer from Sydney, Australia, focusing on content of all types. I know her best from her work with music photography, but she is a photographer of all different kinds.

In this episode we talk about how to look after your mental health, finding a creative passion outside of photography, overcoming detractors and managing business relationships.

Buy one of April's prints
View April's prints and place an order here - https://www.apriljosiephotography.com/

Watch the interview
https://youtu.be/acFdKcF40Y8

Follow April Josie
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/april.josie.photo
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/april.josie/
Website: https://www.apriljosiephotography.com/

Aug 05, 2021
Sam Blitvich and Jono Mata (Sly Withers)
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About the episode
Fresh off the back of of Sly Withers' Coldplay Cover, The Scientist, Jono Mata and Sam Blitvich sit down with me for the Creative Detour Podcast to talk about everything creative.

Buy 'Gardens'
Buy 'Gardens' here - https://SlyWithers.lnk.to/Gardens

Watch the interview
https://youtu.be/qJivxFgtkL4

Follow Sly Withers
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SlyWithers/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/slywithers/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/slywithers

Jun 09, 2021
Ben Lee (Singer songwriter)
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Welcome to the third episode of the Creative Detour Podcast! In this episode I sit down with Ben Lee to talk about his creative journey.

This Ben Lee interview spreads light on how he sustains motivation for creative projects long-term, what he learned from Sonic Youth and The Beastie Boys around community and heaps more.

Ben Lee is playing the Brisbane Powerhouse on 19 June. You can grab tickets here.

Listen to the Creative Detour Podcast - honest conversations with creative people. Hear about how they made themselves into the success they are today.

May 05, 2021
Georgia Maq (Camp Cope)
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Apr 12, 2021
Jake Laderman (Clowns and Damaged Music)
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This episode I talk to Jake Laderman, drummer in Clowns and co-owner of Damaged Music.

Jake takes us on an honest journey through the hardships of being in a DIY band, advice for up-and-coming bands new to managing their budgets, what it's like starting a record label and more.

Listen to the Creative Detour Podcast - honest conversations with creative people. Hear about how they made themselves into the success they are today.

Mar 02, 2021
Retooling
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Filter Photography Podcast is now Creative Detour!

Creative Detour is an Australian podcast hosted by Matt Walter, a music photographer with a passion for all things creative.

In this episode

  • Why the podcast name was changed
  • What is changed in the podcast
  • What Creative Detour will focus on

Listen to the Creative Detour Podcast - honest conversations with creative people. Hear about how they made themselves into the success they are today.

Feb 25, 2021
3D photography zines and how many photos to submit to a publication (with Lewis Nixon)
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I speak with Lewis Nixon about his new 3D music photography zine, how many photos are too many or too few to submit to a publication, and what keeps this music photographer motivated. 

You can check out Lewis' work here:

You can view more information about this episode at the Filter Photography Podcast website.

Jul 29, 2020
Positive feedback is a bad thing (with April Josie)
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Yep, positive feedback can be a bad thing!

Episode 27 of the Filter Photography Podcast has an interview with April Josie, wedding and music photographer from Sydney, Australia.

We talk about how April goes about creating bodies of work, why crediting is actually important to photographers, whether a formula is useful in client work and more.

You can check out April's work at:

May 26, 2020
Why you shouldn't ignore what comes naturally, and Isolation Art Show (with Rachael Audrey Anger)
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Australian artists - this is the episode for you! Episode 26 of the Filter Photography Podcast has an interview with Rachael Audrey Anger, a multi-talented artist and host of the Isolation Art Show.

Isolation Art Show is an online-only art show that is helping Australian artists sell their work and keep food in their mouths during tough time.

Rachael has put hundreds of hours of her own time and loads of her own money into giving Australian artists an opportunity to sell their work in an innovative way during COVID-19's lockdown period.

We talk about how the digital landscape is merging with the traditional art show environment, how to find what you are truly passionate about and how to get involved in future Isolation Art Show-type experiences.

You can check out the Isolation Art Show at:

Apr 23, 2020
Ep 25: How to get a good photography brief for event photography
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Get a rock-solid brief from your client. In this podcast episode we'll talk about what questions you will want to ask to get a very clear photography brief that will make it super easy for you to impress the client!

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Mar 16, 2020
Episode 24: Tour learnings and how to narrow down similar photos
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Three things I learnt while I was on a recent music photography tour, and how to reduce the amount of photos you give your client.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Jan 04, 2020
Episode 23: A quick update
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A quick update on the podcast, mental health on tour and more!

Nov 14, 2019
Episode 22: 35mm vs 50mm - Which is better for you?
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Which focal length is right for you? Is one better than another? Is there something you're missing but need to consider? 

Check the full show notes here - 35mm vs 50mm

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Aug 14, 2019
Episode 21: Beating photography block, starter cameras and action shots in music
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How do you beat photography block? Is it even real? What is the best starter camera? Are mirrorless cameras the future? All this and more in this episode of the Filter Photography Podcast.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Jul 28, 2019
Episode 20: Instagram photography problems: How to increase your reach on Instagram
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I'm not sure about you, but I find every post I make on Instagram gets a varied result when it comes to how many people see the post. This episode of the Filter Photography Podcast tells you how you can battle the decreasing reach of your Instagram posts by playing the game properly. Read the full show notes.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Jun 17, 2019
Ep 19: Music photography gear
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What lenses are good for music photography? What music photography gear is cheap enough to get a great shot? Here's my recommendations. Read the full show notes.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Apr 17, 2019
Ep 18: The role of music in photography, photogenic people and would you delete a photo if asked?
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This episode of the Filter photography podcast breaks down a photo competition's contract, discusses the role of music in photography and has more listener questions answered. Read the full show notes.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Mar 25, 2019
Ep 17: Michelle Grace Hunder on the power of positive client relationships in photography
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Welcome to episode 17 of the Filter Photography Podcast. This episode has Michelle Grace Hunder, or MGH as I call her, talking about the importance of positive client relationships, whether you should sign a photography contract, and more.

CONTENT WARNING: This article deals with sexual assault.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Mar 05, 2019
Ep 16: Luke Henery of Violent Soho talks his second passion, film photography
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Welcome to episode 16 of the Filter Photography Podcast. This episode is a bit special because you probably saw from the title, it's the first episode with a special guest. My good friend, Luke Henery of Violent Soho, talks about film photography, his film photography projects, and his upcoming Laneway exhibition.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Jan 23, 2019
Ep 15: How much should photographers charge and how to book bigger photography jobs
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This episode of the Filter photography podcast takes a no-nonsense approach to how to score bigger photography jobs and what to charge.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Jan 10, 2019
Ep 14: Photo blocks, Reddit's advice for beginner photographers and more
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This episode of the Filter photography podcast tackles what to do when you're stuck in a photography block, how to get started with photography in general, and more.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Dec 17, 2018
Ep 13: Black and white photography tips
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In this episode of the Filter photography podcast, I share my three top tips for great black and white photography

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Nov 27, 2018
Ep 12: Film photography, being drunk, and my photography gear choices
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In this episode of the Filter photography podcast I give advice for 35mm film, share whether I think I take better photos when I am drunk or sober when photographing music, what photography gear I use and more.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Oct 18, 2018
Ep 11: Prime lenses, time to edit, and where to find inspiration outside photography
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Three more questions are answered this episode, covering whether a zoom lens or prime lens is better for concert photography, how long it takes me to edit photos, and where inspiration can be found outside the medium of photography.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future Filter photography podcast episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Limited edition signed prints available at https://mattwalterphoto.com/prints/

Sep 19, 2018
Ep 10: How I got started with music photography
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The most commonly asked question gets answered on the 10th episode of the Filter photography podcast - how did I get started with music photography? I photograph for Violent Soho, Dune Rats, Skegss and more. Let me tell you how I started out.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

Sep 02, 2018
Ep 9: Concert photography jobs
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Episode 9 of Filter photography podcast is all about music photography jobs. Do they exist? How do you get them? How do you continue to get them? Includes a lot of talk about mojitos. 

Note: Driver of mojito lovers was sober. 

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter podcast website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

May 30, 2018
Ep 8: Social anxiety, capturing energy in photos, and photography contracts
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Episode 8 of Filter photography podcast talks about social anxiety, how to capture the energy of acoustic performances, and discusses those nasty photography contracts.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

May 02, 2018
Ep 7: Finding and protecting your work from copyright infringement (Part 2)
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Episode 7 of Filter photography podcast is part 2 of the copyright infringement topic, and steps through a practical process for trying to receive appropriate value in return for your photos use in situations where it was not approved by you.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Apr 18, 2018
Ep 6: Finding and protecting your work from copyright infringement (Part 1)
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Episode 6 of Filter photography podcast outlines how rampant unauthorised use of your photos actually is. What can you do to protect your work? What is a reasonable course of action? Part 2 will step through a practical process for trying to receive appropriate value in return for your photos use in situations where it was not approved by you.

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Mar 26, 2018
Ep 5: What you should know about music photography
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Episode 5 of the Filter photography podcast tells you what is involved in concert photography. Is it as fun as it looks? Is it something that suits your lifestyle? This episode answers that very question and asks the question - is music photography for me?

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Mar 13, 2018
Ep 4: Easy ways to be more productive with photography
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Episode 4 of the Filter photography podcast is all about productivity. No matter how effective you are at getting things done, staying motivated and consistent is something all photographers can do better. In this episode, Matt talks about his five favourite productivity tips and tools for getting more photography done.   

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Mar 06, 2018
Ep 3: Style, setting and reliable feedback
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Episode 3 of the photography podcast answers three more of your questions! In this episode, questions on how to find your own style, how to find the perfect location, and where to find the most reliable feedback on your photography.  

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Feb 27, 2018
Ep 2: Bullying, money and variety
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Episode 2 of the Filter photography podcast has three of your questions answered and covers topics including bullying in the photo pit, how to make money in today's photography environment, and how to find what you're good at. 

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Feb 21, 2018
Ep 1: Common mistakes photographers make
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Episode 1 of the Filter photography podcast is all about the common mistakes beginner photographers make when starting out with photography. What better way to start a photography podcast?

Have a question that you'd like to ask for future episodes?

You can submit a question to be answered on the show by visiting the Filter website. Ask specific questions or something general - anything is on the table!

You can view more photography assistance content at Filter, or view Matt Walter's work at his website.

Feb 17, 2018
Ep 0: Filter. A photography podcast.
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An introduction to Filter, a photography podcast by Matt Walter.

Jan 14, 2018