Giant Thinkers Podcast

Russell James, Victoria’s Secret & Vogue photographer on creative discipline, persistence, adapting and mentors

October 12, 2016

Episode #34 is now up! I interviewed an award-winning, highly-acclaimed photographer who has been a big part of the photography world for over 20 years. A renowned Vogue cover photographer (amongst many other magazine) and the main photographer for Victoria’s Secret, he has worked with the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Bill Clinton, Halle Berry, Rihanna, Tyra Banks, Giselle Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, and more!

Some of the topics we spoke about include:

  • How he stayed in-front and relevant as an originally film-based photographer when the digital age exploded
  • Photographing Tyra Banks as the first African American woman on the cover of Sports Illustrated
  • And why crafting your own version of “turning up” is the secret to achieving anything.

Introducing, the incredibly talented and humble … Mr Russell James!

More on Russell can be found via the links below:

Instagram: @RussellJames
Twitter: @NomadRJ

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