The Candid Frame: A Photography Podcast

Ibarionex R. Perello

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A photography podcast featuring conversations with the world's best established and emerging photographers.


TCF Ep. 284 - Matt Sweeney

July 27th, 2015

Episode 323 of 422 episodes

Hollywood is a town that has been defined more by its myths than its realities. It's a town built on fiction and endless aspirations. So, photographs that are free from the influence of publicists and marketing teams can seem jarring and surprising. But that can be a good thing. That's what Matt Sweeney's photographs do. They show an unexpected and beautiful side of Hollywood in the early eighties, where the 1-mile stretch between Hollywood and Vine and Hollywood and Highland was a setting of public theater with every kind of character, both big and small. Taken during his early twenties using a Nikon SLR with Kodachrome film, his images of Los Angeles capture a unique time in a way that's rare and wonderful. Resources: http://www.mudstonephoto.com http://mudstonephoto.tumblr.com http://levrukhin.tumblr.com http://www.shootingfilm.net/2013/12/wonderful-color-photos-of-los-angeles.html http://ibarionex.net/thecandidframe/ [email protected]

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