The first episode of Close Focus, Will sits down with Sam Shimizu-Jones. Sam talks about how he first got into photography, his first job, and why he leaned into video for work and photography as a hobby.

Sam tells the story of shooting Llamas in South America, traveling around the world with a famous band, and why he switched from a Nikon camera system to a mirrorless Sony system. He also goes into detail about one of his more recent instagram posts and what his artistic thoughts were behind it. No bags of rice were discussed.

Check out the Nikon Photography course Will mentioned in this episode.

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