Matt Payne Photography Blog: Confidence And Learning From Failure In Nature Photography - A Conversation With Peter Coskun

February 28, 2022  |  Arizona

Welcome to episode 254 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with your host Matt Payne.

This week on the podcast, I was joined by a landscape photographer living near the Sonoroan Desert of Arizona - Peter Coskun.

Peter and I have been online acquaintances for many years and have several mutual friends. I've long appreciated his photography and I've found that our personal styles have evolved similarly throughout the years.


On this week's episode we discuss:

  • Peter's journey into photography,
  • Peter's attempt at becoming a full-time professional and the lessons he learned along the way,
  • The pros and cons of being a full-time professional photographer,
  • Appreciation of place and moment in landscape photography,
  • Taking risks and stepping outside of our comfort zones,
  • Selling prints in landscape photography,
  • Confidence as photographers and entering competitions,
  • And a lot more!

Over on Patreon this week, Peter and I discuss the evolution of his post-processing style over the years, what has been behind that shift, and how he has thought about how he edits his work. To listen to this bonus episode and almost 200 others, simply support the podcast on Patreon for as little as $5 per month - it really does help. Thank you!

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