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Nicholas Young

Perspectives on family, disability, technology, and media.


Co-created in 2013 by Joshua Wentz and Nicholas Young, Dispatch touches almost every aspect of the modern artist’s career. Wentz, a label-owner and musician, brings a unique perspective from Chicago’s underground.

Fro Knows Photo

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This week, it’s a high octane discussion with Jared Polin, known widely online at “The Fro.” He’s the enterprising photographer behind Fro Knows Photo, a website, podcast, and YouTube channel full of informative, approachable curricula that helps amateur image-makers perfect their craft.

After graduating from Antonelli Institute, Polin found a career touring with musicians, and photographing everything from performances to intimate moments aboard the tour bus. But it took almost decade to find his true calling.

Launched in 2010, his website has become a authoritative source for real-world photography education. Over 260,000 people subscribe to his YouTube channel, and his podcast, Raw Talk, is heard weekly around the world.

Don’t miss this informative discussion covering small business finance woes, hiring assistants, and how to calculate a proper hourly rate.