The Trouble with Making Photography Your Job
Welcome to episode 196 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen!
This week on the podcast, I had a wonderful conversation with U.K. Photographer Dan Cook. Dan won an award in the 2014 Landscape Photographer of the Year contest, which was quite early on in his career as a photographer. He works full-time in the construction industry and uses photography as a way to get into the outdoors and escape urbanism.
- How he got into landscape photography,
- His award in the 2014 Landscape Photographer of the Year contest,
- The challenge and dilemma of focusing your passion in photography into a full-time job,
- The psychological challenges within photography,
- Social media's impact on photography,
- Selling prints,
- And much, much more.
Over on Patreon this week, Dan and I discuss his trip to Nepal and the incredible experiences he had photographing that country.
Here are the photographers that Dan recommended on the podcast:
1. Kevin Russ.
2. Ellie Davis.
3. Tom Hegen.
Other items mentioned on the show:
1. Podcast Magazine feature on our show (you have to subscribe for free first).
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Please find a transcript of this week's episode below: