Robert Caplin

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Robert Caplin is an editorial and corporate photographer based in Manhattan who specializes in documentary, travel, celebrities, portraiture, and events. He’s a regular contributor to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal and his work has been published in National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, TIME, and Newsweek. His clients include individuals such as Justin Bieber, Tiki Barber, and Victoria Justice and organizations such as The International Emmy’s, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Electric Power. His photographs were honored at the 2010 Clio Awards for advertising, and HarperCollins published his long-term documentary as part of Justin Bieber’s New York Times Bestselling visual autobiography, First Step 2 Forever, which has sold over a million copies in 25 languages.

Posts by Robert Caplin:

Photo Brigade Podcast #117 with Kerri MacDonald

Kerri MacDonald

On this episode Robert chats with The New York Times Social Media Photo Editor Kerri MacDonald about her career path and all things social.

Photo Brigade Podcast #116 with David Geffin

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On this episode Robert chats with his good friend, business partner, and stellar fashion photographer and DP David Geffin about what’s going on in the industry, how to stay inspired, and what it takes to transition careers for those who want to take their photo and video work to a more professional, income-generating level.

Photo Brigade Podcast #115 with Dorie Hagler

Dorie Hagler

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with photographer Dorie Hagler, a documentary storyteller.

Photo Brigade Podcast #114 with Cameron Michael

Cameron Michael

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with his friend Cameron Michael, a commercial photographer, Director of Photography, and Advanced Motion Control Timelapser.

Photo Brigade Podcast #113 with Jonah Markowitz

Jonah Markowitz podcast

On this episode Robert chat with documentary photographer/filmmaker Jonah Markowitz about his documentary projects, portrait work, his background in air pollution research before his transition into photography, his grant with View Find, life as a freelancer, funding long-term projects, his feelings on multimedia and social, the importance of empathy in documentary work, and recognizing the lack of diversity and privilege of storytellers in the industry.

Photo Brigade Podcast #112 with Kevin Larkin

Kevin Larkin

On this episode Robert chats with his long lost photo editor Kevin Larkin who worked the New York Times Picture Desk while Robert interned over a decade ago.

Photo Brigade Podcast #111 with Shin Woong-jae

Shin Woong-jae

On this episode Robert chats with South Korean photographer Shin Woong-Jae about his long term project documenting the devastating effects from production of semiconductors in electronics to the health of humans and electronics. They also discuss his career path from marketing and brand management to his studies at ICP, and becoming a full-time photographer living and working in New York whilst traveling the world working on self-generated projects.

Photo Brigade Podcast #110 with Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

On this episode Robert chats with photographer Chris Nicholson, author of Photographing National Parks.

Photo Brigade Podcast #109 with Gary He

Gary He

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with Gary He, a friend and fellow photographer based in Brooklyn, New York.

Photo Brigade Podcast #108 with Stan Honda

Stan Honda

By Robert Caplin Stan Honda is a New York-based photographer and worked as a photojournalist for 34 years, most recently for Agence France-Presse (AFP), the French news agency. He covered a wide range of topics including news events, politics, economics, sports and human interest stories. Photographing the space shuttle program for five years was a