We’ve teamed up with Photofocus to bring you Beyond Technique – a podcast empowering photographers to bring their business to the next level. Check out the first episode where hosts Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion with Stacy Pears
“When you’re young, you have this sense of invincibility, “ says Stacy Pearsall. “You can hear the gunshots, but they can’t touch you.“ Pearsall is a former Air Force Combat Photojournalist who spent much of her storied ten-year Air Force career assigned to the 1st Combat Camera Squadron in Charleston South Carolina
I’d have to say I spent the majority of my time thinking like a journalist – that’s what I was trained to do. In fact, I rarely carried a long rifle because I felt it distracted me from my real job. I kept a pistol on my hip for “oh shit” moments. I was of the mind that if the situation got bad enough, I could probably find a rifle not in use. This was the case only a couple times for me. Even during the most intense gun battles, I forced myself to stay behind my camera and not get behind the gun.
It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2014, right? But the good news is there’s still over 200 days left to bring in business, make more connections with potential photo clients, and end the year strong. To help you out and provide a little i
we caught up with a few top photographers including Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart, Ami Vitale, David duChemin, Stacy Pearsall, Dixie Dixon, and Gary Arndt to ask one question: How do you plan to grow your photo business over the next six months?
We caught up with PhotoShelter member Stacy Pearsall last week at the 2010 D.C. Shoot Off. Stacy is a retired Air Force Staff Sergeant and two-time winner of the Military Photographer of the Year award. She did three tours of duty in Iraq.
Behind the Lens with Stacy Pearsall – – PopPhotoJune 2008
Combat photojournalist Stacy Pearsall was named the Military Photographer of the Year recently for the second time. One of only two women to take home the honor, she is the first woman to take it twice. Having just finished serving as a mentor for the annual Department of Defense Worldwide Military Workshop, Pearsall talked with American Photo about how she proved she could hang with the boys and her fast rise through the ranks.