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Shawn Peters: A Cinematographer's Perspective on Beauty and Objects S9E13

Shawn Peters: A Cinematographer's Perspective on Beauty and Objects

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In this episode of The Truth in This Art, host Rob Lee delves into the world of cinematographer Shawn Peters. They discuss Shawn's journey from aspiring journalist to filmmaker, his influences and inspirations, and his experiences working on various projects. From his early moments of realizing the power of media to his current work in the commercial world, Shawn shares insights and lessons learned along the way. 🎥🌟

Episode Highlights:

  • Shawn's early admiration for Bill Cosby and the importance of media (00:03:47-00:04:41)
  • Discovering his passion for cinematography and photography (00:09:01-00:11:22)
  • The challenges and triumphs of working on big-budget projects (00:15:26-00:20:56)
  • Overcoming imposter syndrome and finding confidence in his craft (00:19:00-00:20:50)
  • The importance of creating a safe and nurturing space on set (00:43:22-00:44:45)

Key Takeaways:

  • Pursue your passions and don't let age or circumstances hold you back. 🚀
  • Lead with love, patience, and calmness to create a productive and creative environment. ❤️🧘‍♂️
  • Problem-solving is essential in the fast-paced world of cinematography. 🔍🎬

Visit Shawn Peters' website for updates on his latest projects and creative endeavors. 🌐

Social Media:
X: @shawnpeters
Instagram: shawnpeezie
LinkedIn: Shawn Peters

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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Creators and Guests

Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Shawn Peters
Shawn Peters
Cinematographer, photographer, and unique character.


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