Bryan Formhals

Bryan Formhals is a native of Minnesota. In 2005 he moved to Los Angeles to pursue screenwriting. After suffering from writer’s block, he picked up a camera and began photographing the city. After four years of studying photography, he picked up and moved to Brooklyn, New York where he continues his creative pursuits. Bryan is the founder and Creative Director of La Pura Vida.

Work by Bryan Formhals:

Episode 2.2 - Yoshi & Tamara Kametani
Episode 2.2 – Yoshi & Tamara Kametani  Yoshi & Tamara were one of the first guests last season. We had…

By Bryan Formhals

Episode 2.1 - Eddy Vallante & Tom Starkweather
  Episode 2.1 – Tom Starkweather & Eddy Vallante After finishing the first season of the podcast I wasn’t sure…

By Bryan Formhals

LPV 7

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 19 – Amelia Coffaro
How beautiful are the cells that make up our bodies? The day of my diagnosis, I had a mammogram, ultrasound,…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 18 – Richard Bram
©Richard Bram Richard Bram is a fixture in the street photography community, and long time member of iN-PUBLiC. I always…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 17 – Jennifer Loeber
Jennifer Loeber, Video Free Brooklyn, July 2, 2013/©Bryan Formhals I’ve followed Jennifer’s work for the last couple of years, and…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 16 – Tom Griggs
Tom Griggs is a photographer and the publisher of fototazo, which for my money is one of the best online…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 15 – Eddy Vallante
Eddy Vallante in his old Greenpoint apartment, June 21, 2013/©Bryan Formhals I met Eddy through Tumblr. We ended up meeting…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 14 – Blake Andrews
Blake Andrews, Los Angeles, Calif., July 7th & 8th, 2013/©Bryan Formhals It was great to finally meet Blake in person…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 13 – Todd Gross
Todd Gross, Astoria, Queens, June 20th, 2013/©Bryan Formhals I’d been looking forward to sitting down to chat with Todd, so…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 12 - Brandon Thibodeaux
Brandon Thibodeaux, Lower Manhattan, June 16th, 2013/©Bryan Formhals I met Brandon at PhotoNola last fall. I’d been familiar with his…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show: Episode 11 - Timothy Briner
Timothy Briner in his studio, Flatbush, Brooklyn – May 24, 2013/©Bryan Formhals Timothy Briner lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.…

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The LPV Show - Episode 10: Amani Willett
Photographs ©Amani Willett – From ‘Disquiet’ Amani Willett’s monograph “Disquiet” has just been published by Damiani. He was recently featured…

By Bryan Formhals

The Digest - May 12th, 2013
“My siblings and I spent much of our childhoods traveling with our parents. They kept us in backpacks and kept…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show - Episode 9: Carl Gunhouse
Carl Gunhouse in his apartment, Greenpoint, Brooklyn – April 6th, 2013/©Bryan Formhals Carl Gunhouse was born in 1976 in Boston,…

By Bryan Formhals

The LPV Show - Episode 8: Tom Starkweather
Tom Starkweather in his room, Bushwick, Brooklyn – March 26th, 2013/©Bryan Formhals I met Tom a few years ago at…

By Bryan Formhals