Inspiration | Our Nemesis | Meditation

September 1, 2021  |  New York State

Welcome to episode 228 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast!

This week on the podcast I was joined by James Rodewald.
James Rodewald

James is a photographer and science teacher residing in the State of New York. He started his photographic journey back in the early 1980s with a 35-mm film camera. Although his portfolio of film and digital work spans many years, one can see a few common themes emerge. One of those central themes is a long-term attempt to capture scenes of the natural world seemingly untouched by humanity: nature in its natural state.

James Rodewald

We discuss:

  • Balancing art with a full-time career and parenthood
  • Using meditation to help channel creativity on a busy schedule
  • Finding ongoing inspiration in local subjects
  • Finding ongoing inspiration while returning to frequented locations and or familiar subjects
  • Your photographic nemesis -- Identifying what draws you to a subject but yet evades your ability to record or express it
  • Supporting conservation efforts through photography
  • And a lot more!
James Rodewald
Over on Patreon this week, James and I discuss our thoughts on overcoming burnout.

Here's who James recommended for the podcast this week:

Other items mentioned on the show:

1. Nature Photographer's Network Special Offer.

2. James Rodewald's Animal Abstracts Book.

3. Matt Payne's Private 1:1 Photography Workshops.

4. Charity Watch.

5. Charity Navigator.

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