For the latest installment of the 405 Exchange Podcast, Ken Grand-Pierre photographer Eric Tsurumoto about his amazing work, why exploring creativity is important, the intimacy of taking portraits, and what it feels like to see a live show from a photographer's perspective. Check out their conversation below, along with photos from both Eric and Ken.

“Having that ability to try something weird and creative with someone you respect, is huge.”

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The Lone Bellow by Eric Tsurumoto (Newport Folk Festival, Portrait)

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Matthew Logan Vasquez with his son Thor by Eric Tsurumoto (Newport Folk Festival, Portrait)

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Con Brio by Eric Tsurumoto (Bonnaroo, Portrait)

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Bishop Briggs by Eric Tsurumoto (Union Transfer, Live Photo)

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Tove Lo by Ken Grand-Pierre (Hammerstein, Live photo)

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The Last Shadow Puppets by Ken Grand-Pierre (Manhattan, Portrait)

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Marian Hill by Ken Grand-Pierre (Webster Hall, Portrait)

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Lorde by Ken Grand-Pierre (Governors Ball, Live Photo)

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Eric’s photo of dog Lilo