Crypto and blockchain went mainstream in 2020, but 2021 has become the year of the NFT. Non-fungible tokens are blockchain-based records that represent pieces of digital media and are bought with cryptocurrency. The collectible works of art have been embraced by celebrities like Eminem, Ellen DeGeneres, and Shawn Mendez. And even legit business influencers like Mark Cuban and Gary V. have jumped on the bandwagon. So what’s it all about? This week, Joe welcomes Peter Hurley the world-renowned headshot photographer based in New York City and the co-founder of Shabangrs NFT, the first-ever photography-inspired NFT collection made to honor photographers around the world.
About Peter Hurley:
Peter is a world-renowned photographer who for the past 20 years has been fixated on the faces that fill his frame. He spends his days in the studio unpacking the relationship between how his clients’ internal thought processes affect their outer appearances. He’s a TEDx speaker on the subject, author of The Headshot, Shabangrs NFT project co-founder and founder of the Headshot Crew, which comprises the largest group of headshot specialists globally.