Creative Lives: Cait Oppermann, photographer


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This week, we sat down with American photographer Cait Oppermann to talk about sports, self-promotion and why she is ‘obsessed’ with her own productivity. A graduate of Pratt Institute’s photography course in Brooklyn, New York, Cait’s work has taken her all over the world. Working across editorial and commercial work, these days she counts the likes of Nike, Wired and TIME magazine as clients. Cait’s photographs, rich with colour and intrigue, showcase a range of subjects, including sports stars, athletes and strange subcultures. And in the past, Cait has photographed everything from the world’s most expensive cars and the Westminster Dog Show to Nike’s attempt to break the two-hour marathon record in Kenya and later, Milan. On top of this, Cait also avidly pursues a healthy roster of personal work. In fact, it was a personal project documenting the US Women’s National football team in 2015 that helped land her more sports-related commercial projects. ... This episode of Creative Lives was brought to you by Lecture in Progress. It was presented by Marianne Hanoun and the editor was Ivor Manly. Lecture in Progress is made possible with the support of a number of brand partners – they include ustwo, G . F Smith, The Paul Smith Foundation and Google.

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