#69: The power of personal projects with Kate T Parker

April 24, 2020

Welcome to episode 69 of Shoot Edit Chat Repeat, the podcast for people photographers. Hosted by two leading UK portrait photographers, Vicki Knights & Eddie Judd.

We have a cracking episode for you this week. A perfect bit of light entertainment to take your mind off the crazy world we are living in at the moment.

We are chatting with photographer, NY Times best-selling author & US photographer, Kate T Parker.

Kate’s ‘Strong is the New Pretty’ photo series reached global acclaim and has led to her authoring 3 best-selling books, appearing on TV shows such as CNN, and being shared by celebrities such as David Beckham and Emma Watson.

But this didn’t come easily…in this interview Kate talks us through the numerous rejections she received, and her ‘sliding doors’ moment when she could have just thrown the towel in, just before her photo series went viral. 

We talk about the power of personal projects, and how embracing your own creativity can take you through these uncertain times. And we talk about feminism, how the ‘Heart of a Boy’ book came about and why boys need to be feminists too. 

It’s a brilliant chat and we know you’re going to love Kate.

You can get your hands on Kate’s brilliant books, here in our new Amazon store.

See more of Kate T Parker’s work here

If you join us as a patron, for just $5 a month, you’ll get access to some extra juicy questions that we put to Kate at the end. And also get your hands on all of the links to our Repeat Recs from the past 2 years. Click here for all of the details and to get instant access to the longer version of this episode, on your favourite podcast app. 

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Thank you to Workshops.Global for sponsoring Repeat Recs for this series. See their website for lots of great workshops from the world’s best photography educators. 

Repeat Recs for this week

Vicki – Brené Brown’s new podcast ‘Unlocking Us’, Russell Brand on Fearne Cotton podcast ‘Happy Place’, The Jasmine Star Show podcast, Elena S Blair is running free webinars this week

Eddie – Shootproof webinars Get 25% off your first 3 months of Shootproof by clicking here.

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