Matt Payne Photography Blog: Discovering The Finer Details In Nature - A Conversation With Krista McCuish

April 14, 2021  |  Halifax, Nova Scotia

Welcome to episode 208 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen!

This week I was joined by a photographer from Halifax, Nova Scotia - Krista McCuish.

Krista has lived a life filled with a variety of interests, jobs and curiosities which she has leveraged and turned inwards into the creation of some very personally expressive photographs of intimate subjects very close to home.

Krista has an innate ability to bring her experiences as an attentive observer of nature into the creation of some really wonderful nature photography. Krista and I covered a lot of ground on the show this week, including:

  • How Krista's backgrounds and interests inform her creative process.
  • Krista's home studio which is filled with natural curiosities.
  • How Krista's approach to photographing close to home has inspired her to create her photographs.
  • How and why Krista shows a sense of mystery and wonder through her images.
  • And lots more!

Over on Patreon this week, Krista answers the question, "do we always need to be highly productive and have a presence on social media to feel accomplished?"

Be sure to scroll down to see all of Krista's amazing photographs!

Here's who Krista recommended for the podcast this week:

Other items mentioned on the show:

1. 60-day Trial to Nature Photographer's Network.

2. Exclusive 1:1 Experiences with Matt Payne.

3. Workshops with Gary Randall.

4. Our Magnificent Planet Book from LensWork.

5. ViewPoint Gallery.

6. OnLandscape Magazine feature of Krista.

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    Please find a transcript of this week's episode below:

    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro
    Krista McCuish, Intimate Landscape Photography, Macro