In this episode, Sam Huggin, a production assistant in Richmond, Virginia, discusses the importance of film and photography in storytelling. Sam shared how framing shots can convey a message that relates to a larger narrative. He spoke about how, for him, photography captures the beauty and complexity of the world, and resonates with people through storytelling.
He also stresses the importance of showing respect for subjects in his street photography and documentary-style work. Sam believes that approaching each subject with empathy and understanding is essential to tell their stories without exploiting them. Sam strives to make his work reflect this respect for his subjects, capturing their essence without reducing them to caricatures or stereotypes.