Ugo Cei. Fabrizia Costa. Talent is overrated. A conversation about talent and self-worth

Talent is Overrated. A Conversation with Fabrizia Costa

Subscribe on iTunes. The subject of today’s podcast is a little pet-peeve of mine, the myth of talent, something about which I already ranted in the past. This topic was brought to my mind again by reading a blog post by my friend Fabrizia Costa. Fabrizia mentions that someone left her a comment saying basically that talent is necessary to …

Bridges across the Vitava River at night. Prague, Czechia.

Embracing the Cliché

Subscribe on iTunes. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a cliché is “A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.” Examples of usage include: ‘that old cliché ‘a woman’s place is in the home’ ‘the usual worn-out clichés about the English’ We can certainly apply this concept to visual arts as well, including photography. …

Introducing the Ugo Cei Photography Podcast

Welcome to my new photography podcast! I can already hear some of you say:  “Hey, wait a minute, don’t you already have a photography podcast?” Well, as a matter of fact I do. It’s called The Travelling Image Makers and I co-host that one with my buddy Ralph Velasco. Every week we publish an interview with a travel photographer and …