Steve Sweatpants on New York street photography & starting Street Dreams Magazine! | EP 216
Black With No Cream Podcast
Steven John Irby, aka Steve Sweatpants, is a street photographer, creative director, & cofounder of Street Dreams Magazine - a magazine featuring up and coming photographers and crowd sourced photography pieced together in beautiful layouts and stories. Molded by the city he grew up in, Steve has gained recognition for his powerful B&W depiction of the energy, culture, & people of New York City. In this interview, Steve takes us through his humbling journey from working in the retail space & playing video games to having his most recent protest photojournalism work being published on major platforms such as GQ and the New Yorker! We also dive in to his experience shooting for the New York Knicks, going to Super Bowl 50 & filming a commercial for Honda! Check out the show notes & videos: BWNC.com/216 Submit your question of the week: BWNCsubmit@gmail.com Join our Private Community! BWNC.com/Join Weekly Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hfi5Lv Text us: http://bit.ly/textbwnc Download our How To Charge a Client Guide: https://bit.ly/30WNSFn
#36: Steve Sweatpants – Photographer & Co-Founder, Street Dreams Mag
How important is the marriage of music and photography? What is the most important thing when it comes to planning? How do you get in the right mindset to prepare for a photoshoot or campaign? ----- This week’s guest is NY Emmy-nominated photographer, director, and cofounder @stevesweatpants. Steve Sweatpants is a bit of a local legend in the creative community. The co-founder of a hugely successful and envelope-pushing independent visual agency, Street Dreams - and its many offshoots including Street Dreams Magazine, Street Dreams Radio, and more. Steve is not only talented in his own right, with a vibrant personal brand and a huge following, he’s also managed to help foster a vital community and create opportunities for countless creatives. In this episode, Murph and Steve talk about how important visuals are to musician's work and how to put your best foot forward when creating! #BlackLivesMatter, please support in any way you can. See HERE for a list of resources.
Steven John Irby aka Steve Sweatpants joined us on episode 3 of the podcast to discuss his role as an independent photojournalist in documenting the Black Lives Matter protests throughout New York City.#BlackLivesMatterProduced by John RowbothamHosted and edited by Chris Healey
026: Steven John Irby (aka Steve Sweatpants) - Not living to pay your rent
In this episode, Gabe talks with Steven John Irby (a.k.a. Steve Sweatpants), photographer, co-owner, co-founder and director of Street Dreams Magazine. During the conversation Steve talks about growing up in Brooklyn / Jamaica queens and how something as simple as “streetball” can even the playing field for us and how we interact as humans (and is a sport we both grew up loving and spending hours practicing/playing), starting his career as a photographer in his early twenties with an iPod Touch and Instagram, the motto of “not living to pay your rent”, the importance of his family and their heritage in his work and the meaning (and message) behind it, and his love for people watching and documenting “stories of the day”.Support the show (https://theartful.co/donate)