Matt Payne Photography Blog: Landscape Photography In The Netherlands And Kyrgyzstan

May 22, 2019

Welcome to Episode 109 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is the amazing Dutch Landscape Photographer, Albert Dros.

Albert is well-known for his incredible landscape photography, most recently his work from Kyrgyzstan has captured a lot of well-deserved attention. He is also well-known for his articles on the popular photography platform PetaPixel.

In this episode of the podcast, Albert talks about his beginnings as a photographer in Hong Kong, how he has leveraged his Master's Degree in Multimedia & Entertainment Technology as a photographer, why he writes articles for PetaPixel, the use of composites in photography, how he plans his shoots, photographing at super wide angle (10mm), his photography from Kyrgyzstan, today's social media challenges, and his upcoming Greenland workshop.

This week on Patreon, Albert discusses his use of the Reddit platform to promote his photography.

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    Here are the photographers that Albert recommended for the podcast:

    1. Marco Grassi.

    2. Enrico Fossati.

    3. Francesco Gola.

    4. Elia Locardi.

    5. Adrian Sommeling.

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    The winner of the Patreon photo contest for "back-lit" is Matthew Boone with his excellent submission of this cholla cactus from Joshua Tree National Park:

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