Welcome to episode 032 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with the internationally-renowned travelling landscape photographer, Dan Ballard. I have been following Dan's work for many years, in fact, ever since I started as a landscape photographer. Dan was super awesome to speak to! We had a lot of fun this week and covered a lot of really great topics. I really enjoyed our conversation and believe me - you will too.
We covered some really great topics this week, including Dan's journey into landscape photography, what it is like living on the road as a full-time professional photographer, the importance of creating images and seeking out new locations, the importance of a lightweight kit, creating panoramas, how to work with human subjects on travel photography trips, and the current state of landscape photography.
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To learn more about Dan:
The importance of lightweight gear and the tool I developed which was discussed on the podcast
The photography of Bruce Percy
The photography of Michael Anderson
Some examples of his amazing photography can be seen below.