Jay Westcott is an independent photographer with 10 years of experience shooting politics, portraits, sports, and breaking news. His work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Time, Washingtonian Magazine and several other places. He’s been recognized by the WHNPA, NPPA, VNPA and Sportshooter.com contests and have exhibited in several galleries.
He lives in Norfolk, VA and works in Hampton Roads and Washington DC. When he’s not working, he’s riding or racing his bicycle or hiking with his daughter, Lauren.
On this episode I chat with Jay Westcott, a freelance photographer based in Norfolk, VA specializing in DC politics and Capitol Hill for the likes of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, among many other publications and clients. We met 10 years ago both as students at the Eddie Adams Workshop in upstate New York and have been friends ever since. We talk about Jay’s career path as we talk about everything business and discuss how we negotiate contracts, deal with clients, promote ourselves through blogging, networking, and much much more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast.