The Candid Frame: A Photography Podcast

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


TCF Ep. 317 - Michael Forster Rothbart

April 4th, 2016

Episode 358 of 385 episodes

Photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart’s work explores the human impact of environmental change. His projects have taken him to Bhopal, India, the Semey Polygon nuclear testing site in Kazakhstan oilfields in Azerbajian, and the Canadian, Arctic. A Fulbright Fellowship enabled him to spend two years in Chernobyl, photographing and interviewing those who remain a generation after the 1986 accident. He lived in Sukachi, Ukraine a small farming village just outside of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Rothbart recently started a new project, Fracking Pennsylvania, documenting the effects of natural gas drilling on rural communities. Previously he was a staff photographer for the University of Wisconsin and an Associated Press photographer in Central Asia. He now lives in upstate New York and photographs for magazines, newspapers and educational institutions. Resources: Michael Forster Rothbart http://mfrphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-list After Chernobyl http://www.afterchernobyl.com/ Doug Dubois http://dougdubois.com/ Matt O’Brien http://www.mattobrienphotography.com/#Images/Projects/No%20Dar%20Papaya/4 Build your website today by taking advantage of Squarespace’s free trial. Remember to use the offer code “Candid Frame” to receive 10% of your first purchase. http://www.squarespace.com/stories?channel=podcast&subchannel=candidframe&source=candidframe Download the free Candid Frame app for your favorite smart device. Click here to download for iOS. Click here to download for Android Click here to download for Windows 8 Support the work we do at The Candid Frame with your donations via PayPal. https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=CI-u8DvU5TkpiSnoDY8Lf12JgmERHeb985rGgHpS6ysfXpNJhLPd-nSuCmO&dispatch=5885d80a13c0db1f8e263663d3faee8defcd6970d4fd9d661117ac2649af92bb