Matt Payne Photography Blog: Photographing Japanese Gardens With David Cobb

July 17, 2019

Welcome to Episode 117 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week features an absolute legend in the landscape photography business - David Cobb. David is a photographer living in Oregon and is a founding member of the Photo Cascadia Team.David and I covered a lot of fun ground this week, including:

  • His journey as a landscape photographer.
  • Photographing Japanese Gardens (and David's book on it).
  • Long distance through-hiking as a landscape photographer.
  • Photo location sharing and David's excellent blog post about it.
  • The role of the workshop leader.

Over on Patreon, David and I talk about the origins and vision for Photo Cascadia.

Before we get to the show, I wanted to tell you again about one of our Patrons of the podcast - Anton Averin. Anton has developed a luminosity masking panel that is very solid, and a lot more affordable than most others on the market. If you want to give it a try, I have some free copies to give away to anyone that writes a 5-star review of the podcast over on iTunes. Just write the review and send me a note on your platform of choice.

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    Additionally, Patrons of the podcast are encouraged to participate in our themed photo contests by submitting them to the "community board" on our Patreon Page. The current theme, which will end July 26th, is "mountains and deserts" in honor of a tattoo I'm in the process of getting. Let's see those awesome shots over on our community board!

    Here are the photographers that David recommended for the podcast:

    1. The Photo Cascadia Team.

    2. Jack Dykinga.

    3. Christian Heeb (American site) (Germany).

    4. Brian David Griffith.

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