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Behind This Week in Photo Frederick Van Johnson

Frederick Van Johnson, Kenna Klosterman

Behind This Week in Photo Frederick Van Johnson

Frederick Van Johnson, Kenna Klosterman

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Our weekly audio podcast We Are Photographers brings you true stories from behind the lens and behind the lives of your favorite photographers, filmmakers, and creative industry game-changers. From their struggles to their wins, host Kenna Klosterman discovers the real human stories about why they do what they do.

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In this episode, we talk about the joys and challenges of building an authentic community. A true entrepreneur, Frederick shares what it takes to continually test and learn as you iterate on growing your business. Hear how he spearheaded the onboarding and daily use of digital imaging processes and DSLR camera equipment in the US Armed Forces. Find out the true definition of amateur and why Frederick loves creating unprofessionally. Get a preview of the new cinematic multi-media universes that Frederick has up his sleeve.


Frederick Van Johnson is a passionate entrepreneur, marketer, and the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The TWiP Network. He also produces Skylum Software’s podcast - Behind the Seen. A professional photographer for several decades, Frederick began his career as a Combat Photojournalist in the US Air Force, where he served for 8 years, and was decorated many times for his exemplary work in the field. An alum at Apple and Adobe Systems, Frederick was a key player in the development of iPhoto and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.