Episode three features an interview with Ben Shirk. All of Ben’s 2014 Open Photographic images merited and were accepted into the PPA Loan collection. He also participated in the 2015 World Photographic World Cup which awarded First Place to his portrait and wedding submissions.

Ben lives and works in Wilton, IA, and his images rock the competition world. In my interview with Ben Shirk, we get to talk about those images. You can check out all of his 2014 entries at his blog. You can also check out more of his work and his product page on his website.

Turf War

The Last Menagerie

To Fetch a Pail of Water

Twisted Dreams

Make sure you check out his site and blog.

This podcast interview features Wendy Veugeler. She is a brilliant speaker and incredible artist. She owns and operates Cellar Portrait Studio in Crystal Lake, IL. Her competition images remind me of the Renaissance, master painters, by cohesively combining her subjects and outfits with the scene.

In this podcast, Wendy and I discuss two of her 2014 Loan images: Femme Fatale and Timeless. If you’d like to see those images, you can visit her gallery. While you’re there, check out her other great images, too.

Wendy also has a clothing line for stylizing your shoots. You can check out the associated gallery here or visit the shendyshop Facebook page.

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