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 2.12 - Ethan Aaron Jones
Ethan was in town at the end of January for Soth’s Songbook opening, so Tom suggested we bring him on the…

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Episode 2.11 - Noah Kalina
A few years ago, Noah hosted two photobook meetups at his Williamsburg studio. He organized them with Jorg Colberg and I after several months…

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Episode 2.10 - Amy Lombard & Sarah Jacobs
  Episode 2.10 – Amy Lombard & Sarah Jacobs Amy and Sarah joined us at Eddy’s place in Greenpoint to talk about their…

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Episode 2.9 - Russet Lederman & Jeff Gutterman
Episode 2.9 – Ruesset Lederman & Jeff Gutterman  As I was putting together the posts for this episode, I again…

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Episode 2.8 - Gabriela Herman & Manjari Sharma
With this episode, we decided to add an introduction before the conversation with the guests. It’s something we’re going to…

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Episode 2.7 - James Chororos
Photograph by Tom Starkweather Episode 2.7 – James Chororos  “Your own photography is never enough. Every photographer who has lasted…

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Episode 2.6 - Ken Schles
Episode 2.6 – Ken Schles I have to confess. There are serious gaps in my understanding of photography history. I…

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Episode 2.5 - Ola Billmont
Episode 2.5 – Ola Billmont  I met Ola Billmont last fall in Los Angeles when I was there for a…

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Episode 2.4 - Christaan Felber
Episode 2.4 – Christaan Felber Christaan Felber studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology with producer and audio engineer Tom…

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Episode 2.3 - Mathieu Asselin & Olia Yatskevich
Episode 2.3 – Mathieu Asselin & Olia Yatskevich  As I mentioned last week, we recorded the episode with IPG at the apartment…

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

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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