Matt Payne Photography Blog: Virtual Photography Projects - Corona Coupling Book - A Conversation With Andy Boenau

January 13, 2021

Welcome to episode 195 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week we have something a little bit different from our usual line-up of guests.

This week on the podcast, I was happy to be joined by Andy Boenau. Andy is a photographer living in Richmond, Virginia who seems to always have a new project up his sleeve. I was excited to talk to him about his latest project, which examines the lives of people in relationships that were only able to meet with each other virtually via Zoom, as has become commonplace since the start of COVID-19.

Andy and I discuss some interesting topics this week, including:

  • His monograph book project, Corona Coupling,
  • How physical separation takes a toll on relationships,
  • Using Zoom as a camera,
  • Focusing on the creative process instead of the equipment,
  • Artistic motivation and self-limiting beliefs,
  • Virtual photography,
  • And much, much more.

Here are the photographers that Andy recommended on the podcast:

1. Chris Suspect.

2. Tatsuo Suzuki.


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