West Coast Focus, a Monterey County TV talk show about photography, debuted March 10, 2016 on Access Monterey Peninsula. The monthly show focuses on West Coast Photography with Monterey County at its core, including its legacy, its contemporaries, and its future.
The premiere episode focuses on photographer Richard Garrod's influence on West Coast photography, and is sponsored by the Center for Photographic Art (Sunset Center, Carmel). Guests include Jack Wasserbach, Tracy Valleau, and Barbara Moon Batista, with a special appearance by Bob Nielsen. It will also feature Garrod interview footage by Valleau.
The 1-hour show created and hosted by photographer Steve Zmak features West Coast photographers and at least 100 photos per one-hour episode. Airs the 2nd Thursday of the month at Noon, and repeats at 7pm and again Friday at 1 pm. Streaming internationally on AMPMedia.org AMP 2, and televised in Monterey County on ATT Ch. 99 (Monterey, AMP2), Broadcast Ch. 19.4, and Comcast Ch. 27.
West Coast Focus is a nonprofit benefit to the community. Each show is sponsored by members of the Monterey County and greater photography community. For more information, contact Steve@SteveZmak.com.