That’s The Angle

That’s The Angle

By Bruce Allen
Podcast of Photographer Bruce Allen.
Talking to Artist and Creatives on a weekly basis. You can watch these interviews on youtube as well!
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Why Specializing brought Photographer Elliott O' Donovan Massive Success. #77
In this Interview i sit down with professional Photographer Elliot O Donovan. I was so curious how he had become so successful as a headshot photographer. Luckily he was willing to drop some knowledge bombs that completely changed my approach to my photography business.  Of course we talked about many other things as well. Anyone can appreciate this episode. enjoy! Check out Elliot's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliottodonovan/ Thats the Angle Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/thatstheangle
1:44:17
April 8, 2020
How Chelsea Greene is Saving the Planet with Documentary Film Making #78
I had the pleasure to sit down with Chelsea Greene and talk about her new documentary "Borneo's Vanishing Tribes." It was amazing to hear what that experience was like and how she is using film making as a way to shine light on environmental problems. Enjoy! ALSO be sure to check out That's the Angle on Youtube. https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Chelsea's Website https://www.chelseagreenemedia.com/ https://www.instagram.com/sea__greene/ Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:18:07
March 20, 2020
From Fashion Designer to Professional Painter: Noel St. John Harnden #77
In this Episode i sit down with Noel St. John Harnden. Noel is currently a professional Painter based in Washington D.C.. He uses his background as a lead singer in a band for over 20 years, and his formal fashion design schooling to create large colorful pieces of art. Getting a tour of his studio was a real treat and Noel is an awesome dude. I am sure you will enjoy this one. I sure did.  Noels Instagram https://www.instagram.com/noelstjohnharnden/ My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:48:46
March 19, 2020
The Secret to throwing Art Exhibitions with Mike O Brien: Artist & Creative Director #76
In this podcast i sit down with Miek O Brien. Mike has been hosting art shows for himself and other artist in Washington D.C. for over 10 years. Really learned a lot from Mike and had a great time chatting with him.     Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Mikes Instagram https://www.instagram.com/redtablepress/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:53:16
March 16, 2020
State of the Podcast March 2020
Sup guys! Just wanted to take a moment and talk with you directly. Share my thoughts on how thing are progressing and new awesome things like opening a That's the Angle patreon account.  That lets you support the show with donations. Also how crazy is this virus...So thoughts on pushing back the upcoming event.
07:16
March 15, 2020
Why Photographer Chris Suspect Explores Underground Sub-Cultures #75
Chris Suspect is an Award Winning and highly collected Street and Documentary Photographer. He infuses his punk rock roots into his photos to create shocking images that document niche sub-cultures and people on the fringes of society. His stories are fascinating.    Oddly enough we talked to Chris and we are hosting His Book release Party and Photography Exhibition here in Washington D.C. on Friday March 27th. Tickets and information below!!   Exhibition Information https://bit.ly/2VW4Sec   Chris Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gratuity_included/   Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/   My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/   Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/   MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:38:18
March 9, 2020
How Sarah Jane Jamison Turns Memes into Fine Art #74
In this podcast interview i sit down with Fine Artist Sarah Jane Jamison. She is a Washington D.C. based artist who channels Internet Culture into her art work. Had a great time sitting down and chatting all things art, memes, and how she is using tik-tok to grow her audience as an artist.   Sarah's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sarahjaneja...  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:37:54
March 4, 2020
Why artist Trap Bob was willing to sleep in her car for success.
In the podcast interview i have the pleasure of sitting down with one of Washington D.C.s biggest artist, Trap Bob. I recently met Trap Bob at an Uber and Sweetgreen event that she hosted. She has also done work for Pabst Blue Ribbon, and Elizabeth Warren to name a few. One of my favorite episodes yet. ENJOY!   Trap Bob https://www.instagram.com/trapxbob/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:32:42
February 19, 2020
Why Henryd Painted Every Day for a Year. #72
In this podcast interview i sit down with Artist Henryd a few days before his first solo art show in Washington D.C.  Spoiler Alert: The show was a massive success and literally every painting sold. Check out our Instagram's to see what it looked like! HenryD https://www.instagram.com/henryfdotson/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Art on the Walls https://www.instagram.com/jnayyarart/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/   MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
47:18
February 12, 2020
Why Justin is a Full-Time Photographer at twenty-one #71
In this podcast i sit down with Justin Robinson. He is a professional photographer and videographer in Washington D.C. at only 21 years of age. It's super impressive but his experiences are what make him seem so much older than he is. Justins Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jrobvisuals/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Art on the Walls https://www.instagram.com/jnayyarart/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/
54:56
February 10, 2020
How DJ K-Meta made sharing Music his Career
In this podcast i sit down with Dj K-Meta. He is one of Washington D.C.s biggest DJ's and has been playing for over ten years.   Dj-K-Meta https://www.instagram.com/djkmeta/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Art on the Walls https://www.instagram.com/jnayyarart/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:27:48
February 6, 2020
Marta Staudinger | Artist, Curator, Gallery Owner
It was so fun having Marta Studinger on the show. She is the owner and curator of Latella Art Gallery in Washington D.C. Her story is really interesting and she drops huge tips for artist as well.   Marta's IG https://www.instagram.com/martastaudi...  Latella Gallery https://www.latelacuratorial.com/ S hot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:56:32
February 1, 2020
Ian Callender Interview | D.C. Commissioner of Arts and Nightlife
In this podcast interview i sit down with Ian Callender. He is an entrepreneur in Washington D.C. and was recently appointed to the commission of arts and nightlife in Washington D.C.  I learned a lot from his experiences producing events for some of the biggest brands and his story of how he got there.   Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Ian Callender https://www.instagram.com/ianeyecan/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:32:32
January 30, 2020
The SP the Plug Interview | Professional Painter and Muralist
In this interview i sit down with Shawn Perkins or Sp the Plug as you might know him on social media. SP is a full time painter of over five years in Washington D.C.  Not only is he extremely talented at what he does, but he is clinically genius with marketing himself and knowing when not to give up. You are going to love his story, and the stories he tells.   SP the Plug Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sptheplug/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/ MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:37:52
January 30, 2020
How We Created our Underground Art Show
In this video i sit down with Trent Bar, A New York based Graphic and Digital Artist. We recently created our own Art Show and it was such a crazy awesome, successful, and unforgettable night. This is us two days before the show sharing our feelings about it all and everything it took to put it all together. We managed to secure sponsors, create custom merch, provide a bar, and sell most of it all, All by our selves. Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:14:52
January 16, 2020
The Chris Pyrate Interview #2 | Pro Muralist and Designer
Chris Pyrate is arguably the biggest Artist coming out of Washington D.C. He had an insane 2019 and we sit down to talk about. Im talking Sold Out art shows, A Nike Shoe Deal, and Partnering with Pabst Blue Ribbon.   Check out the first Interview we did below. https://youtu.be/3x42ewTBchs  Chris Pyrates Insta https://www.instagram.com/chrispyrate/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Background ArtWork https://www.instagram.com/raintheneo/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:26:21
January 10, 2020
Bruce Allen on the Over the Shoulder Podcast
I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Over the Shoulder Podcast. They are three dudes with a fun show. ENjoy.
45:32
January 9, 2020
The Julian Thomas Interview | Professional Photographer
I sit down with Washington D.C. based Photographer Julian Thomas. He works with some of the biggest brands and is apart of creative hands studio.  Julian Thomas https://www.instagram.com/julianthomas_/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:26:10
January 8, 2020
Grammy Nominated Visual Artist | Matthew Curry
In this podcast interview i sit down with Matthew Curry. Matthew is a graphic design based artist of over twenty years, Grammy nominated for his design for Thievery Corporation, and runs Boys Vs Dragon Studios.   Mathew Curry https://www.instagram.com/matthewcurry/ https://boyvsdragon.com/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:35:46
December 27, 2019
How Schwartzy's Travel Video Landed Him a Travel Channel Show
Shwartzy now runs a Video Production Company because his early youtube videos landed him a show on the Travel Channel. This conversation was so much fun. I cant believe we talked about picking up women as well haha.   Schwartzy https://www.instagram.com/schwartzydo...  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:38:14
December 17, 2019
Marly McFly | Lowbrow Art is the New Fine Art
I sit down with Marly McFLy and we discuss his journey as an artist, his unique style that sells out at art fairs, and how nostalgia drives him. He's seriously one of the biggest Artist coming out of Washington D.C.  Don't miss this one. Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Marly McFLy https://www.instagram.com/marly_mcfly87/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:38:34
December 7, 2019
Britt Noelle | Overcoming Materialism and Empowering Women
Britt Noelle is a blogger, influencer, and mental health advocate in Washington D.C. She uses her insane life experiences that shes worked hard to overcome, to empower women to be their best selves.   Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/   Britt Noelle Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brittnoelle...   My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/   Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/   MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN       Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:22:22
November 28, 2019
The Rikasso Interview | The Black Picasso
In this Podcast Interview i sit down with Rikasso. Rikasso is a Painter in the Washington DC Area with a really unique style that fuses different styles of painting that really blows your mind.    Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  Rikasso https://www.instagram.com/rikasso/ My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN           Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:50:08
November 26, 2019
The Alain Menox Interview
In this podcast interview i sit down with Alain Menox. Alain is a prominent Cuban Photojournalist. He sheds a lot of light on his experiences as a photographer in Cuba, Why he shares his love of Cuba with the world, and what makes his photos so special. Alains Instagram https://www.instagram.com/alainmenox/  Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/  Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/  MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtNListen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
1:16:46
November 19, 2019
Area 51, Gamer Girl Bathwater, and Psychadelics.
In this podcast interview i join my friends from StreetMeetDC on their podcast called Drink Meet. I gotta say it was an absolute blast hanging out and talking reckless with these guys. They do interview so you an learn more about me. However this was just more fun than anything and you should really check out what their doing with their company StreetMeet in DC and across the United States.
2:30:14
November 13, 2019
The Scojo Interview
In this podcast interview i sit down with Scojo. Scojo is a professional artist coming off the heels of his first solo exhibition and has a pretty insane story of how he got there. Check out Scojo  https://www.artscojo.com/ https://www.instagram.com/artscojo/ Shot and Recorded at Homme DC https://www.instagram.com/homme_dc/ My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/ Thats the Angle https://www.instagram.com/thatstheangle/ MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://apple.co/2SvEwuN
49:48
November 12, 2019
How Designer Chris Cardi is Transforming Washington D.C.
Chris Cardi is a Clothing Designer, Moustache enthusiast, and Champion of H Street in Washington D.C.  We even dive into the crazy adventure we had the other weekend..bruh...
1:19:30
September 19, 2019
Rohaun Paints | The Universal "Turning Point" and 4th Dimension Art |
In this interview i sit down with Painter Rohaun. Rohaun is a DC transplant but is making waves with his intimate portraits of people. We also go pretty deep on some spiritual beliefs and how trauma is necessary for art.
1:31:06
September 17, 2019
How Malik Dope Drummer Invented a New Style of Drumming
This interview is one for the culture. Malik is perhaps the most prolific performers coming out of Washington D.C. He started as a snare drum street performer and now performs all around the world with his new style of drumming called Wae work.
1:59:48
September 6, 2019
Adam Mason | Wedding Photographer
In this podcast interview i sit down with Washington D.C. based Wedding photographer Adam Mason. Adam is a cool dude with great energy who actually likes wedding photography and not just the money of it all. haha. Thanks for coming on! Check him out below.
1:31:02
August 29, 2019
Street Meet DC | A Community for Photographers
I sit down with Pierre of Street Meet DC. What started as a way to meet other local Photographers became Americas largest meetup group of creatives.
1:05:38
August 19, 2019
Dieglo | New Wave of Artist in DC
In this podcast interview i sit down with upcoming DC based Artist, Dieglo. Dieglo is part of a new wave of artist in Washington DC where you gotta be both resourceful and a "triple threat."
46:18
August 9, 2019
Omar | DC Cannabis Loopholes and Home Growing | That's the Angle
Omar is a Cannabis Activist and teaches people how to grow at home. He is full of some incredible hemp facts and we chat about DC's weird cannabis laws.
1:03:00
August 7, 2019
Ben Droz | Cannabis Lobbyist in D.C. | That's the Angle
July 10th was perhaps the most historic day in legal cannabis reform in Washington DC. Senior Cannabis Lobbyist Ben Droz stops by to tell us why and blow our minds with hemp facts.
1:07:04
July 25, 2019
Homme Chat #1 with Amir
Amir and I talking that stuff and having a good time.
31:25
July 20, 2019
Scott Parker | The Entrepreneur of Washington D.C. | Thats the Angle
In this podcast interview i sit down with Scott Parker. Scott is a entrepreneur of over 7 establishments in Washington D.C. and is supremely entertaining and motivating on Instagram.
45:20
July 19, 2019
Interview with Tanmit Singh | Mental Health and The Entrepreneur Stigma
In this podcast interview i sit down with Tanmit, Founder of Roots Gear Clothing. They are the biggest South Asian inspired clothing line and platform for other similar brands.  Besides that Tanmit is a good friend who has believed in me as a photographer since i began. We chat about how his recent battles with mental health and his recent divorce. Enjoy.
1:33:24
July 6, 2019
How Artist Jamilla Okubo works with Apple and Dior
In this podcast i sit down with Washington D.C. based visual artist Jamilla Okubo. She has been rising so fast in the D.C. art world so It was only right i had her on the show to discuss all her awesome collaborations and he recent Gallery Opening Exhibition.
1:04:20
June 27, 2019
Why Sahil QUIT his Dream Job to build an Indian Restaurant Empire
In this podcast interview i chat with the man behind the next biggest fast casual indian restaurant company. His name is Sahil and he is co founder of RASA located in Washington D.C.  The story of Sahil quitting his dream job to pursue the "Family business" but in his new, modern way. Its not so simple and full of plenty of knowledge bombs. I finished the Interview feeling like it was one of the best conversations i have had with a guest in a while.
1:54:24
June 12, 2019
How Chynna became Wale's Favorite Photographer.
In this episode i sit down with photographer Chynna. She is a prominent concert photographer who is requested by artist and flown all over America to take photos of some of the biggest music festivals.
1:36:38
June 3, 2019
The MOST IMPORTANT part of your photoshoot
In this episode i talk about the one thing every photographer should be thinking about more...LOCATION.
06:52
June 1, 2019
How Malik Jarrett made EAT. Washington DC's BIGGEST Clothing Company
In this interview i sit down with Washington D.C. icon Malik Jarrett. He runs EAT. which is arguably the biggest clothing company from Washington D.C. 
2:21:48
May 20, 2019
Artist Reggie Black: "You have to be crazy to pursue art."
In this podcast i sit down with internationally exhibited Artist Reggie Black. He made his career in bangkok and is now back in his hometown of Washington D.C. to give it all back.
1:40:16
May 14, 2019
How Tamon LOST his Dream Job at GOOGLE and NOW they're his Client.
In this podcast episode i sit down with Tamon. Tamon Co founded a creative marketing agency based in Washington D.C. and is working with clients such as Google, Nike, and H&M. How he arrived there is so interesting and the lessons i learned in this episode were so eye opening. Hope you enjoy!!
1:40:39
May 6, 2019
Why Brainrapp is your next favorite Rapper and Barista.
In this episode i sit down with D.C. based Rapper Bryant aka Brainrapp. He just dropped his new EP "Bloom" and it blew me away when i saw him perform it live with a band.
1:39:58
April 26, 2019
How DC Food Porn became the BIGGEST Food Blogger in Washington D.C.
In this episode i sit down with Justin aka DC Food Porn. As a Senior in College Justin managed to grow his humble food blog on instagram into the biggest food blog in Washington D.C. Now he gets paid more than you dad to eat all of the best restaurant for FREE.
1:14:28
April 17, 2019
Why Homme DC is the Underground Art Gallery of Emerging Artist
In this episode i sit down with Amir, the person behind Homme DC. Homme DC is an Underground Art Gallery hosting Washington DC's up and coming artist.
1:27:02
April 10, 2019
How to Guide to Event Photography
In this episode of That's the Angle talk about my experience with Photographing events/parties/Corporate Events etc.
11:54
April 8, 2019
Why Artist Sarah Barnfart has the BEST Instagram Stories
Sarah Barnfart is a mixed media erotic artist and makes the funniest stories on a daily basis.
1:36:42
April 4, 2019
How Doyle of "Enemies Forever" went from Incarcerated to Successful Street Wear Brand.
In this interview i sit down with Doyle. The Creative Genius behind Enemies Forever. Which is one of the biggest clothing brands on the east coast. His journey is pretty insane. Enjoy!
2:36:19
April 2, 2019
You have to ASK to get what you want. *let me explain*
In this episode i talk about the one idea that has gotten me practically anything i ever wanted. You should do this too.
05:54
March 29, 2019
How Chef Roro's Vegan Cooking Saved his Life.
In this episode i sit down with Chef Roro. He is a super passionate chef, mental health advocate, and entrepreneur in Washington D.C's flourishing food scene. So glad to have had him on the show and to finally dive into the food scene in Washington D.C.
1:19:02
March 27, 2019
Always have a backup plan *crazy story*
In this episode i share recent photoshoot adventure went bad lol. Luckily i had a backup plan, and then a back up plan...
07:28
March 25, 2019
Is Flash Outside Necessary or Stupid?
In this episode i share my experiences using flash outside. Sometimes Natural Light wont cut it! Heres my thoughts on the technique.
07:04
March 24, 2019
How Barnette became D.C.'s BIGGEST Menswear Blogger
Barnette aka DC Fashion Fool, is Washington DC's biggest and longest running menswear bloggers in the scene.
1:49:04
March 21, 2019
Why Unkle Scooty is Pioneering D.C.'s Creative Culture.
In this episode i sit down with Unkle Scooty. The man behind DC's biggest events and  talent. Great conversation with someone who is born and raised in Washington D.C. and constantly trying to put on for the city.
1:30:44
March 19, 2019
Why Fashion is NOT Style with Greg Michaels
In this episode i sit down with arbiter elegantiarum Greg Michaels.  He is a suit expert, tailor, and authority in Washington D.C's. Mens Wear Fashion scene.
1:47:54
March 12, 2019
Axel from Americas Next Beauty Star opens up about life on set.
Axel at the time of recording is a contestant on Americas Next Beauty Star Season 2. We chat about his work, growing up, and i finally get to ask what it is like being on an american reality show!
35:53
March 6, 2019
Why Lou's Custom Coats Sell Out INSTANTLY
In this interview i sit down with Lou. We chat about how she got into fashion design and how her custom jackets have been slowly taking over Washington D.C. She is super talented and you're definetly going to see more from her in the future.
1:17:14
February 28, 2019
How Davin Gentry of Diet Starts Monday is building a Fashion Empire.
In this episode of That's the Angle i sit down with Davin Gentry. Davin is the designer behind premium.co and Diet Starts Monday. His story seems so natural but his influence is so wide. Such a great convo and really insightful info for aspiring Designers.
2:56:33
February 25, 2019
(pt1) How Visual Artist District Dodger Finds Art in Everything
(pt1) In this podcast i sit down with Visual Artist Pierre aka District Dodger and chat about what it means to be an artist, finding art in everything, how your location does not define you, and SO much more. Great interview.
57:20
February 21, 2019
(Pt2)How Visual Artist District Dodger Finds Art in Everything
In this podcast i sit down with Visual Artist Pierre aka District Dodger and chat about what it means to be an artist, finding art in everything, how your location does not define you, and SO much more. Great interview.
54:58
February 21, 2019
Why Kate Warren is your Favorite Feminist Photographer
In this episode i sit down with  Portrait and Lifestyle Photographer Kate Warren. We chat about how she uses her photography to tell stories amongst many other heated topics like feminism, white male privilege, and that time she took photos of Witches in Salem...
1:28:35
February 18, 2019
GET OUT OF YOUR HOUSE
Feeling Un Inspired? Change up your day and Get out of the house for a bit. Its amazing how a little bit of change can affect your whole mentality.
07:08
February 11, 2019
There is ALWAYS more...
In this episode I talk about how you are never at the pinnacle and someone else can inspire you. Do you think your the best? Listen to this!
06:29
February 9, 2019
How Drex turned Spinning Poi into a Career!
In this episode i sit down with Drex, a legend in the Poi Spinning scene. We chat about his Journey and so much more.
1:34:50
February 6, 2019
How Vo Runs DC's Fastest Growing Clothing Brand.
In this interview i sit down with Vo, the owner of Simple to Society, one of Washington DC's fastest growing clothing brands. He literally figured this whole clothing game out before dropshipping, before DTG printing, All done by hand too.
1:07:34
January 31, 2019
How Joy Founded Washington D.C's TOP Modeling Agency.
In this interview i sit down with Joy Kingsley. She is founder and owner or Kingsley Model and Talent Management. We chat about their success, modeling industry, and even a look inside what shapes her reality. Crucial Info inside.
1:41:50
January 29, 2019
part 1 How Artist Chris Pyrate works with Yeezy, Gary Vee, and Kevin Durant
In this epic interview i sit down with Chris Pyrate and chat about his journey as a professional artist. He casually turns down brand deals most artist would give their left leg for.  Listen to find out how he got to this point and so much more.   Listen to Part 2 after this one. It only gets better.
1:16:19
January 23, 2019
part 2 How Artist Chris Pyrate works with Yeezy, Gary Vee, and Kevin Durant
This is Part two of the interview with Chris Pyrate.  Check out Part 1 before this.
37:17
January 23, 2019
How to NOT be One-Dimensional in 2019
Are you a one dimensional photographer, person, artist? Maybe you don't actually know you are. Listen to this to find out and how to possibly fix it before something bad happens.
09:28
January 22, 2019
Do you underestimate your camera?
In this episode i talk about a recent revelation with my photography. Your camera is more powerful than you think!
09:05
January 21, 2019
HOW DAYO SHOOTS FOR GUCCI, GQ, AND ALDO | THATS THE ANGLE
Washington D.C. based photographer Dayo aka @TheArtHype is one of D.C's top photographers. His approach to success is so unique but something we could all learn from. Dayo's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thearthype/ MORE Episodes of Thats the Angle podcast Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN Listen- https://anchor.fm/thatstheangle My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/
1:28:12
January 14, 2019
Are Neewer Amazon Products Trash!?
In this episode i talk about my experiences with Neewer products over the past few years. Are they worth it? Heres my take.
07:23
January 14, 2019
Shoot More or Shoot Less?
They say you cant score unless you shoot. But is it possible to shoot too much and not think about your shot? SO i did a social experiment and said yes to everyone who replied to my Instagram Story. (Video on youtube!)
06:12
January 8, 2019
What Biz Moves I’m most excited for 2019
In this episode i talk about how i plan to dominate marketing for my photography business in 2019. I hope this opens your eyes!
07:54
January 7, 2019
What are your Photography Goals 2019?!
Lets look into the new year with what and how we want to do with not only our business but ourselves as creatives. Heres some fresh ideas and what i plan to do to conquer 2019.
09:51
December 29, 2018
Why Kirth Bob's Wedding Photography Wins Awards
In this Interview i sit down with globe traveling Wedding Photographer Kirth Bob. He is wise beyond his years and draws inspiration from the most interesting of places...like war photography!? Kirth's IG https://www.instagram.com/kirthb/   Kirth's Street Photography https://www.instagram.com/kirthb_street/  My Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebruceallen/   More Episodes of Thats the Angle  Watch- https://bit.ly/2r6nTtN  Listen- https://anchor.fm/thatstheangle
1:43:24
December 21, 2018
How Carl Maynard created the biggest meetup in America
In this Interview i sit down with Carl Maynard, the founder of Walk with Locals. Listen as he tell us why he started this community, drops knowledge bombs, and we chat about our love of post hardcore music.
1:24:44
December 17, 2018
Events are the Secret to Success.
In this episode i talk how events are the one thing that can completely level up your business. This isn't photography exclusive.
09:32
December 12, 2018
How to save yourself from DEMON CLIENTS
In this episode I talk about what to do when a gig goes terribly wrong. Do this to save your ass.
08:59
December 10, 2018
Interview with Photographer Kobe Boateng: Aesthetic Over Everything.
In this Episode of Thats the Angle I sit down with Photographer Kobe Boateng. We talk about how he has developed his super unique photography style and his plans for the future. So young yet to talented. Enjoy!
1:10:30
December 7, 2018
Interview with A Courageous Beauty: Top Blogger in Washington D.C.
In this episode of Thats the Angle i sit down with Shell or as you may know her @acourageousbeauty on Instagram. Not only do we talk about her life as an extremely successful blogger in Washington D.C. We also talk about her up bringing and how being adopted fuels her life now. Enjoy.
1:33:31
December 5, 2018
Interview with YoReef!: Vintage Stylist for ASAP Ferg and Maxo Kream
In this episode of Thats the Angle i sit down with YoReef! He is a Vintage stylist and boutique owner who has worked with ASAP Ferg and Maxo Kream. The craziest part is he is just getting started. Enjoy!
1:20:25
December 2, 2018
Instagram for Photographers 101 $will make you money$
In this episode of Thats the Angle i break down the current state of Instagram for Photographers. I am sure you will find immense value in this one!
12:37
November 30, 2018
Two lenses I can’t live without.
In this episode of Thats the Angle i talk about two lenses that have become my go to in the studio and on location.
07:40
November 29, 2018
Interview with Erin Yasmeen: Life as a female videographer and dealing with anxiety
In this episode of Thats the Angle i sit down with friend, and extremely talented videographer Erin Yasmeen. We chat about some hard hitting topics like being an attractive female in a male dominated industry, and how she is learning to deal and overcome her anxiety as a person, and a creative. Enjoy!
1:27:36
November 27, 2018
The SECRET to going Viral.
In this episode i talk about how the hell i went viral this week. I may have figured it out...you be the judge!
12:07
November 25, 2018
Interview with Loko.Chanel: Top Washington D.C. Stylist
In this episode i talk with Vivienne aka Loko.Chanel on IG and we chat about her life as a stylist, her inspiration, and even how to work with photographers amongst many other topics. ENJOY!
1:12:15
November 22, 2018
Interview with Corey A Gray: Was photography school worth it?
In this episode i sit down with local photog Corey Gray. We hit some great topics like going to school for photography, Insecurities as a photog, and hacks for getting clients. ENJOY!
1:33:14
November 20, 2018
Did we miss the "Golden Age" of photography? Chat with a RICH photographer.
I recently got coffee with this older photographer from the "golden age" of photography when normal people couldn't do it themselves. We spoke about how his business has changed and how he makes so much damn money as a photographer at his age.
10:17
November 19, 2018
Interview with Fashion/Lifestyle Photographer @1llest
In this episode i have a great conversation with @1llest or Mark, and his experiences as a veteran photographer in the Washington D.C. Photography game. Not only has he shot for many street wear brands but he is super smart with social strategy and has probably taken half naked photos of your Instagram crush. haha enjoy guys.
1:30:23
November 14, 2018
Are you a gear slut?
In this episode i chat about the bane of most photographers. And thats how we all lust after the newest and greatest gear. Do you really need it? Tune in!
09:08
November 13, 2018
How to: Event Photography
In this episode i spill all my secrets about events photography. This knowledge come from failure but not giving up. Hope it helps!!
10:55
November 11, 2018
Im 28 now...a heart to heart
In this episode i reflect on the 27th year of life. This wont happen again till next year. or over! Enjoy.
15:05
November 9, 2018
Don’t stifle your creativity!!
In this episode i chat about how to draw inspiration from social media instead of letting it stop your creative process. Enjoy!
10:19
November 5, 2018
When do you FIRE a client?
In this episode i talk about those cheap clients from hell and how to handle them. I learned a lot!
10:57
November 4, 2018
The Importance of “Go Sees”
In this episode i talk about the last but perhaps most important factor of your photoshoots that you might not be exploring. This story will change your perspective.
07:26
October 26, 2018
What the Hell is Fine Art Photography?!
In this episode i tell you about fine art photography and how it might be the secret to making crazy amounts of money.
08:59
October 25, 2018
The Story of Bruce Allen | Interview on The S33d podcast.
Guys, this episode is a banger and i finally share my story. Also we chat about their experiences as a creative couple. Can it work? Listen and Enjoy.
1:08:39
October 22, 2018
Monday motivation: Any action is better than no action.
In this episode i casually rant to get your hyped up to have a killer week. Lets slay some dragons! (flex emoji)
09:28
October 16, 2018
The photographers guide to networking events.
In this episode i talk about networking so you can start bringing the right people in your life. Super crucial advice specifically to events. Which you are going to right? Cause you want more clients right?
11:52
October 14, 2018
Be open to creative change!
In this episode i talk about the importance of knowing when idea just doesn't work. And what to do when it happens!
07:38
October 10, 2018
This one tactic will DOUBLE your INCOME. *not clickbait*
In this episode i talk about the one tactic i have started using that has increased the amount of money i make. Anyone can do it.
06:48
October 5, 2018
Where do you find inspiration?
In this episode i talk about inspiration as a photographer. Where does it come from and should we be mindful of it?
05:55
October 4, 2018
Photogs NEED to workout. *hear me out*
In this episode i talk about how working out can improve your business and your performance as a photographer! Sounds crazy right. but its not! Hear me out...
09:15
October 3, 2018
Test Your Limits
In this episode i talk about how you should occasionaly test the limits of what you are capable of doing in a day. How many shoots could you really handle in 24 hours?
07:10
October 1, 2018
Working with Multiple Models
In this episode i talk about my experiences working with more than one model at a time and some tips of how to do so.
09:48
September 27, 2018
I Spoke To a Highschool!
In this episode i talk about my experience as a guest speaker at the DCI Highschool. I talk about come up, what i do, and advice for them for their future.
06:48
September 27, 2018
The Pursuit is everything. *must listen*
Super insightful episode as i share a lesson i have learned on my journey as an entrepreneur creative. This DEFINETLY applies to you.
09:01
September 20, 2018
Create For Yourself
In this episode i talk about how creating for yourself is one of the BEST things you can do to stay mentally healthy in the game.
05:49
September 20, 2018
Interview with Mens Wear Blogger: Romin Andy
In this episode i sit down with Romin Andy and discuss his life as a blogger and his relationship with photographers. Super insightful!
1:22:03
September 14, 2018
Should you care about getting published?
In this episode i talk about getting published. Is it really worth these days?
10:27
September 12, 2018
Network or Die
In this episode i talk about the importance of networking not just as a photog but as anyone trying to hustle or become relevant or get their clout up.
10:16
September 10, 2018
Interview with Natural Light Photographer Opex.Photos
In this episode i sit down with Marcus aka Opex.photos and chat about his background and his unique approach to photography.
1:08:31
September 6, 2018
Social Media Strategy for Photographers (and anyone really)
In this episode i was inspired and fired up after interviewing Marcus aka Opex.photos about social media strategy. I attempt to start the conversation of social media strategy for photogs. But it also applies to anyone who is trying to hustle or make money off Instagram.
14:51
September 6, 2018
My approach to interviews
In this episode i talk about what i have learned with 2+ years of interviewing experience.
06:32
September 6, 2018
Bad Artist Copy Good Artist Steal
In this Episode i talk about an interesting way to learn from your favorite photogs.
07:17
September 3, 2018
How to Scout a Location for your photoshoots : GAME CHANGING
In this episode i drop some knowledge bombs about scouting a location for your photoshoots THE RIGHT WAY.
08:00
August 26, 2018
Is Your Instagram Feed Aesthetic Killing you?
In this episode i talk about the constraints of having a highly curated Instagram feed. Is it killing you?
06:25
August 26, 2018
Combine your Collabs!
In this episode i pontificate about a new approach to your photography collaborations.
06:21
August 22, 2018
Interview: Ronnie Sarmiento. Youtube Skater
In this interview i have a candid interview with friend, and way more successful youtuber Ronnie Sarmiento. We go into his personal life which is interesting because its something he doesn't do much in his videos.
39:17
August 22, 2018
The challenge of posing models...start here!
In this episode i talk about different approaches to working with models and getting the best poses out of them.
06:50
August 22, 2018
Why BRAND is Crucial as an Artist. *Must Listen*
In this podcast i talk about why building your brand is crucial to your success and and how you can do it.
06:14
August 22, 2018
Interview with CEO of largest Indian inspired clothing brand
In this interview i chat with friend, hustler, all round good guy Tanmit and his company Rootsgear. He drops knowledge bombs about starting a clothing brand.
14:51
July 30, 2018
Why you should go to photography Meetups.
In this episode I talk about the beauty that advantage and the perks of going to photography meet ups.
05:06
July 30, 2018
my photography exhibition got busted?!
In this episode I talk about how my photography exhibition was a huge success and it even was so good the cops had to come.
13:24
July 24, 2018
Getting ready for my first photo exhibition!!
In this episode I talk about how over 100 people are coming to my event and how I am getting ready for it. Overall super excited.
09:48
July 19, 2018
Interview with 19 year old full time photog: Kyla Jeanette
In this Interview i speak with Kyla Jeanette. A super hardworking photographer killing the game at age 19. Not only that but she drops crucial marketing advice and photo techniques during the interview.
50:18
July 12, 2018
How to deal with cancellations.
In this episode I talk about how you should handle a cancellation so that it’s a win-win at all times
07:31
July 8, 2018
My Response to “Everyone is a Photographer.”
In this episode I take a hot steamy dump on the most cliché thing people say about photography in 2018.
06:55
June 25, 2018
Should you lower your rates?
In this episode I talk about if you should lower your rates for certain gigs.
10:59
June 25, 2018
My first photo exhibition!!
In this episode I talk about my fears, hopes, and goals of my first ever photo exhibition.
06:58
June 20, 2018
Interview with Concert Photographer Jerome aka jthomphotography
In this episode i interview my friend and local DC photgrapher Jerome Thomas. He is a concert photographer really going for it with some great insights!
24:11
June 20, 2018
Interview with NYC Photographer Crystal aka The Musing Eye
In this episode i have in depth conversation with Crystal about the differences in Photography between New York City and Washington D.C.
35:13
June 20, 2018
Getting the most out of a collab!
In this episode I talk about the value of a collaboration and how to make the most of them.
09:59
June 14, 2018
My first unhappy client :(
In this episode I talk about my very first unhappy client and how I dealt with it
09:36
June 14, 2018
Strobe vs Continuous Lighting: Which is better?
In this episode I talk about my experiences with both lighting sources and what each has to offer. Who is the winner?
11:53
June 9, 2018
The Art of Posing
In this episode I talk about the importance of posing in your photo shoots.
08:25
May 31, 2018
Pricing your photography: how to set it and how to raise it
In this episode I share with you how to set your prices initially and how to eventually raise your prices.
11:01
May 10, 2018
Shooting a lookbook. They can’t all be for Gucci
In this episode I talk my most recent lookbook shoot and drop some gems on using models from IG in your paid gigs.
08:49
May 7, 2018
Fashion show photography: The Verdict
I did it. I shot my first big league fashion show. Is it worth your time? Here’s my thoughts...
06:44
April 30, 2018
Runway photography, worth your time?
In this episode I talk about shooting fashion shows. They are a huge opportunity...but not in the way you think...
07:12
April 27, 2018
The Power of Consistency
In this episode I share a fantastic story that really touches home with a lot of you about why you need to be consistent and treat people with the kindness and the love and the Dignity that everyone deserves.
08:07
April 27, 2018
Dealing with creative differences
What’s up Pham in this episode I talk about how to deal with creative differences within a photo shoot.
06:22
April 27, 2018
Should you try new kinds of photography?
In this episode I touch on subjects like trying new kinds of photography when opportunities present themselves. Is it a good idea?
06:18
April 27, 2018
Using hashtags to get more clients.
In this episode I talk about how you can make more money about being smart about your hashtags on Instagram.
07:31
April 26, 2018
How do you capture the emotion you want?
In this episode I talk about getting what you want out of a model in terms of posing and emotion.
06:21
April 20, 2018
Should you only photograph models?
In this episode I talk about why you might be trapped in a viscous cycle of who you photograph.
11:09
April 13, 2018
The Art of Review
In this episode I talk about the art of review and looking over your work.
03:25
March 12, 2018