Welcome to episode 051 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Estes Park, Colorado photographer Erik Stensland!
This week we share a special recording of the podcast. Erik and I recorded this one in person from Ridgway, Colorado - it was a really special experience and I am so excited to share it with the world. Erik is one of the most thoughtful, intelligent, engaging, and interesting landscape photographers of our time. His journey as a photographer is incredibly interesting and inspiring. His outlook and approach is refreshing and has provided me with a great deal of inspiration and I hope it will for you as well.
We covered some great topics this week, including:
Erik's journey into photography and a gallery owner.
Nature as a vehicle for self-healing and the connection to introversion.
Leadership and our role as photographers in the conservation movement.
How to bring goodness to the world though photography.
Why do you take photos?
Over on Patreon this week Erik talked about owning and operating a gallery - a must listen for anyone who has ever been interested in that!
Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are closer to our goal of being able to award a $1,000 prize to a photographer dedicated to conservation.
Some examples of Erik's photography can be seen below.
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