Welcome to Talking Pictures

Interviews with photographers around the world

This website brings together edited interviews with photographers and photo-festival directors from around the world. Undertaken by Alasdair Foster, these interviews were originally commissioned by PhotoWorld magazine for publication in the Chinese language. This is the first time they have been made available in English.

Home

Select Home for a menu of all interviews, newest at the top

Artists

Select Artists for an alphabetical list of photographers and artists by family name

Festivals

Select Festivals for an alphabetical list of photo festivals by country

Regions

Select Regions for a list of interviews grouped by continental region

Themes

Select Themes for a word cloud of key photographic styles, genres, and concepts

Archive

Select Archive for a month-by-month grouping of interviews


Photo Credits

[upper left to right] Thomas Friedrich Schaefer (Germany), Murray McKeich (Australia), Pablo López Luz (Mexico), Margaret Mitchell (UK)

[middle left to right] Richard Woldendorp (Australia), Viktoria Sorochinski (Ukraine), Cecilia Paredes (Peru), Martin Hill & Philippa Jones (New Zealand)

[lower left to right] Andrés Wertheim (Argentina), Virginie Maillard (France), Herman van den Boom (Belgium), Maureen Bisilliat (Brazil)

All images here are details from larger works and all remain copyright © to the photographer/artist.