TWiP 411 – Gray in Black & White
On this episode of TWiP, J.M. Giordano, Martin Bailey, and Jeffrey Totaro join Frederick to talk about J.M.'s treatment at the hands of the Baltimore Police while covering the Freddie Gray riots . Also, is the Apple Watch a photographer’s best friend? Photofocus’ Doug Daulton thinks so…
Links Mentioned in This Episode
- Photographer roughed up by Baltimore police while covering Freddie Gray riots
- Joe's Tumblr – Gray in Black & White
- Freddie Gray Protests: The Battle of Sandtown-Winchester
- Doug Daulton thinks the Apple Watch will be the photographer's new best friend
- Scott Kelby's first impressions of the Apple Watch
- Breathing Color paper
- ColorMunki Design
- Making The Print
Some shots from Joe
Picks of the Week
- J.M.: Things As They Are & 1968 Magnum Through the Years
- Martin: Inateck 2.5” FE2006 HDD Enclosure
- Jeffrey: White Wall Printing in Germany
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Connect with Our Hosts & Guests
- J.M. Giordano: Website, Twitter, Google+, Instagram
- Martin Bailey: Website, Twitter, Google+, Workshops, Instagram
- Jeffrey Totaro: Website, Twitter, Google+
- Frederick Van Johnson: Website, Twitter, Google+, Instagram
- Pre-production by: Bruce Clarke
- Post production by: Suzanne Llewellyn & Vince Bauer
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- Intro Music by: Scott Cannizzaro
Joe, my hat to you for doing what you do, I’m not from Baltimore, but I think the city should thank you for not suing and putting another burden on tax payers, there’s a lot of that going on, some legitimate and others just looking for easy cash. In your case, I think it would be legitimate. Either way, you’re the bigger man, and like you say it’s about developing a relationship with both sides and creating unity and better communication between the police and the community instead of promoting hate and animosity.
It is a tough topic. I definitely share in the mild paranoia with Frederick being a black man walking outside. Not necessarily paranoid about police officers, but just in general. On certain few occasions, I have felt like I have the burden of proving I am a nice person as opposed to being innocent till proven guilty. Still those occasions have been very few. But when they do happen, it hinders me from feeling free to shoot pictures.