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:

3.18 - Caroline Tompkins
In this episode, we are joined by photographer and photo editor Caroline Tompkins to discuss her latest body of work on swimmers…

By Bryan Formhals

3.17 - TIS Books
  In this episode, we are joined by photographers Nelson Chan, Tim Carpenterand Carl Wooley of TIS Books to discuss their experience launching a publishing company, as…

By Bryan Formhals

3.16 - Corey Presha
  In this episode, artist and photographer Corey Presha joins us again to discuss his various new projects, Sidewalk, the shop he shares…

By Bryan Formhals

3.15 - Tim Soter
In this episode, photographer Tim Soter joins us to talk about his new book about Duane Michals, his future book with Arthur…

By Bryan Formhals

3.14 - M. Scott Brauer
In this episode, photographer M. Scott Brauer joins us to discuss his latest project about the New Hampshire primary called ‘This is…

By Bryan Formhals

3.13 - Shannon Taggart
In this episode, photographer Shannon Taggart joins us to discuss her epic project on Spiritualism, her fascination with mystery and the…

By Bryan Formhals

Episode 3.12 - Jaime Permuth & Hye-Ryoung Min
In this episode, photographer couple Hye-Ryoung Min and Jaime Permuth join us for a wide ranging conversation about their brilliant projects,…

By Bryan Formhals

Episode 3.11 - Greg Miller & Manjari Sharma
  In this episode, photographer Greg Miller joins us to discuss photographing on Ash Wednesday, winning a Guggenheim, photographing in his hometown…

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Episode 3.10 - Cait Oppermann
In this episode, photographer Cait Oppermann joins us to discuss her recent travels to Bangkok, her book Sea Blues which was a…

By Bryan Formhals

Episode 3.9 - Brad Ogbonna
In this episode, photographer Brad Ogbonna joins us to discuss how he got started in photography, growing up in Minnesota, shooting film,…

By Bryan Formhals

Episode 3.8 - Susan Meiselas & Kristen Lubben at the 10x10 Photobook Salon
For this episode, we were invited by the team at 10×10 Photobooks to record a show during their salon with Magnum photographer Susan…

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Episode 3.7 - John Francis Peters
In this episode, photographer John Francis Peters joins us to discuss his journey’s around the world photographing, covering the drought in California,…

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Episode 3.6 - Elle Perez
Recorded December 11th, 2015 at Stockholm Studios in Bushwick, Brooklyn In this episode, photographer Elle Perez joins us to discuss photographing underground…

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Episode 3.5 - Richard Bram
  Brooklyn In this episode, photographer Richard Bram joins us to talk about the book he’s working on, the bad brand of…

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Episode 3.4 - Qiana Mestrich
Recorded January 9th, 2016 at Stockholm Studios in Bushwick, Brooklyn In this episode, photographer Qiana Mestrich (Founder of Dodge & Burn), joins us…

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Episode 3.3 - Sacha Lecca
Recorded November 13th, 2015 at Stockholm Studios in Bushwick, Brooklyn In this episode, photographer Sacha Lecca (Deputy Photo Editor of Rolling Stone),…

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