Nov 14, 2019
We’re looking at the history of photography covering 1840-1870
with David Horan, Professor of Photography and Art History at the
University of Memphis. David and Roger discuss the importance of
postmortem portraits, how one American president credited the carte
de visite with helping him win his election and dispel some of the
preconceived notions about the early days of photography. Next time
we talk to David we’ll dive into the debate that began in the 1800s
and continues to this day: Is photography art?
- Spotlight on Naima
- Aiesha Overton who goes by Naima is a Fulfillment Associate who
spends her days at work making sure the gear sent to customers is
spotless and clean. Naima is an artist who uses spray paint,
stencils, and acrylics to create murals and enjoys putting together
- The Lensrentals Podcast is a production of Lensrentals, founded
by Roger Cicala. Our production staff includes Drew Cicala, Ryan
Hill, Sarah McAlexander, SJ Smith, Julian Harper, John Tucker, and
Zach Sutton. Other contributors include Roger Cicala, Joey Miller,
Ally Aycock Patterson, Joshua Richardson, and Philip Robertson.
- Thanks to Jacques
Granger for our theme song.
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