Podcast: Brendan Smialowski Unwittingly Strikes Internet Gold with Bernie Memes

Podcast: Brendan Smialowski Unwittingly Strikes Internet Gold with Bernie Memes

While covering the inauguration of President Joe Biden, AFP photographer Brendan Smialowski focused his camera onto Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for two quick frames. Somehow the totally unremarkable photo perfectly captured Bernie’s spirit and a thousand memes were born much to Smialowski’s chagrin.

In this episode of PhotoShelter’s Vision Slightly Blurred, hosts Sarah Jacobs and Allen Murabayashi discuss Bernie Memes, Quil Lemons becomes the youngest photographer to get a Vanity Fair cover, Marzena Skubatz captures an Icelandic weather station, and NY’s MTA remembers the employees lost to COVID with a beautiful portrait exhibit.

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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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