Joseph Rodriguez

Photographer
    
Location: New York
Nationality: American
Biography: As a documentary photographer for over 25 years, my point of view has been to work slowly when it is possible. The domestic landscape of America has been my interest for the past two decades. Today I continue to work within the social documentary... MORE
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Podcast: EP 298: THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL PROJECTS WITH GUEST JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ
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Jun 1, 2020
Meet social documentary photographer Joseph Rodriguez from Brooklyn. He has photographed the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; journeys of new immigrants to America; gang life in East Los Angeles; and life in Spanish Harlem. Joseph’s photographs have appeared in: The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Newsweek, Esquire, and more. We chat to Joseph about his love of cinema; beating a Heroin addiction in his 20s; being mugged and stabbed and having his first camera stolen; why he quit a high paying job working for advertising agencies; working 12 hour days driving a taxi to support his photography studies; the advice Mary Ellen Mark gave him to improve his photography; the importance of playing the long game in documentary photography; the difference between the tortoise photographer and the hare photographer – and much more.
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