Matt Payne Photography Blog: Interview With Mark Handy On F-Stop Collaborate And Listen

February 21, 2018

Welcome to episode 044 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with California-based landscape photographer Mark Handy! I have been a huge fan of Mark's work ever since I learned about him through the podcast. Mark is a wildly successful photographer, having owned his own gallery in La Jolla, CA. Mark is perhaps one of the most thoughtful and interesting photographers that I have had the pleasure of speaking with on the podcast. I think you'll really enjoy this episode!

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • Mark's journey into landscape photography
  • Ethics and digital manipulation (look for a full 45 minute conversation about this on Patreon)!
  • Owning his own gallery in La Jolla, CA
  • Shooting digital medium format (Phase One)
  • Selling images as limited editions of ONE
  • The influence of luck

Special announcements: Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! Let’s keep the conversations going! I recently set a goal of $1,000 in monthly contributions which I will use to seed a $1,000 landscape conversation award. This will only be possible if people contribute on Patreon! 

Lastly, I am happy to announce that I'm now a Formatt-Hitech filter ambassador. Listeners to the podcast get 10% off their order if they use the code "PAYNE10" - thanks for supporting the podcast!

To learn more about Mark:



Here is the artists that he would like to hear on the podcast:

Kevin Holliday

Paul Reiffer

Joe Cornish

Aaron Feinberg

Some examples of Mark's photography can be seen below. 

I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook Group.

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