Videos

Lecture

Marcus Smith: Imaginary Fear

Marcus Smith discusses how he embraced fear and used it to get to where he is today as a photographer.

Peter DiCampo: Inside Iris Nights

Peter DiCampo discusses the Everyday Africa photography project, his artistic influences and the advice he would give to photographers who are getting started.
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Peter DiCampo: Reimagining Africa

Peter DiCampo shares work from two projects: “Everyday Africa” and “What Went Wrong? Perspectives on Failed Aid.”
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Nicole Tung: Covering Conflict

Nicole Tung discusses why it is still so necessary for professional journalists to be reporting from the ground.

JUCO: Inside Iris Nights

Julia Galdo and Cody Cloud discuss working together as a photography team, how their commercial work differs from their personal work and the advice they would give to young photographers.
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JUCO: Graduating to the Working World

Julia Galdo and Cody Cloud discuss their different transitions into the world of professional photography.

Zun Lee: Inside Iris Nights

Zun Lee discusses combating stereotypes, his Father Figure project and how he tackles street photography.

Olivia Bee: Inside Iris Nights

Olivia Bee talks about being a young photographer, her influences, her creative process and the importance of social media.
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Zun Lee: Father Figure

For this acclaimed project, photographer Zun Lee used his personal journey of discovery and identity formation to examine manifestations of black fatherhood largely ignored by mainstream media.
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Olivia Bee: Making Art You Want To Make

Olivia Bee shares her advice on expediting success in photography without compromising creativity.

Ilvy Njiokiktjien: Inside Iris Nights

Ilvy Njiokiktjien discusses her early days as a photographer and the style she has developed over the years.
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Ilvy Njiokiktjien: Born Free Generation

Ilvy Njiokiktjien discusses her work from Africa, with a focus on various youth groups that she photographed.