Matt Payne Photography Blog

Interview with Gavin Hardcastle on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
January 30, 2019

Welcome to Episode 093 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Gavin Hardcastle!

Gavin is an awesome photographer living in Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, originally from England. Gavin is one of the funniest landscape photographers in the game and it showed on this episode...

Mark Metternich Returns to F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
January 23, 2019

Welcome to Episode 092 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Mark Metternich!

Mark Metternich returns to the podcast to talk all about fine art printmaking, including his tips for color management, field techniques, sharpening, up-sizing, and more...

Interview with Aaron Feinberg on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
January 16, 2019

Welcome to Episode 091 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Aaron Feinberg!

I had the chance to catch up with Aaron in his gallery in Poipu Kauai and it was an amazing experience...

Interview with Arka Chatterjee on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
January 9, 2019

Welcome to Episode 090 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Arka Chatterjee!

Arka Chatterjee is a landscape photographer and intellectual property lawyer living in Los Angeles. You can learn a lot more about him in this great blog post from Vision and Life...

Interview with Greg Russell on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
January 2, 2019

Welcome to Episode 089 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Greg Russell!

Greg is a photographer and science teacher living in Southern California. Greg has been devoting a lot of time photographing wilderness areas in California and has been documenting that on his website, alpenglowimagesphotography...

Interview with Scott McCook on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
December 26, 2018

Welcome to Episode 088 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Scott McCook!

Scott McCook is a landscape and aerial photographer living in Perth, Western Australia. I have been a huge fan of Scott's work for many years now; however, his recent aerial photography projects have been absolutely mind-blowing and incredible to follow...

Interview with Thomas Heaton on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
December 19, 2018

Welcome to Episode 087 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Thomas Heaton!

Thomas is a landscape and travel photographer living in North East England with his wife, Charlotte, and  his dog Monty...

Interview with Jack Curran on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
December 12, 2018

Welcome to Episode 086 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Jack Curran!

Jack Curran is an award-winning Black and White landscape photographer who has been in the business for over 40 years...

Interview with Ryan Dyar on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
December 5, 2018

Welcome to Episode 085 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Ryan Dyar!

Ryan Dyar probably needs no introduction to most landscape photographers listening to the podcast; however, if you have never heard of Ryan or seen his work, you're in for a real treat...

Interview with Andrew Klinger on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
November 28, 2018

Welcome to Episode 084 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Andrew Klinger! Andrew is a deep-sky astrophotographer living in the Dallas Ft. Worth area. Andrew has totally geeked out in the pursuit of photographing the night sky and uses a dedicated astronomy camera to capture amazing images of deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies...

Interview with Adam Mowery on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
November 20, 2018

Welcome to Episode 083 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Adam Mowery! Adam is a landscape and outdoor product photographer living in North Carolina. 

Adam is an adventurer, creative thinker, and constantly pushes life to the limits...

Interview with Jannick Clausen on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
November 14, 2018

Welcome to Episode 082 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Jannick Clausen!

Jannick is an accredited master photographer based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is also the 2016 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year...

Interview with Cody Duncan on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
November 7, 2018

Welcome to Episode 081 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Cody Duncan!

Cody Duncan is an award-winning landscape photographer living in Lofoten, Norway. Though he was born and raised under the bright Californian sun, the last decade of his life has often seen him traveling to the wilds of northern Europe, where he's inspired by the mixture of landscape, weather, history, and culture...

Interview with Chuck Kimmerle on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
October 31, 2018

Welcome to Episode 080 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Chuck Kimmerle!

Chuck Kimmerle is a black and white photographer originally based in the plains states of Wyoming and North Dakota who has recently relocated to New York City...

Interview with Jason Matias on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
October 24, 2018

Welcome to Episode 079 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Jason Matias!

Jason Matias is a fine art photographer based in Bellvue, Washington. Jason has been working hard behind the scenes to help other photographers sell their photography through his online masterclass "the art of selling art...

Interview with Phill Monson on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
October 17, 2018

Welcome to Episode 078 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Phill Monson!

Phill is a fantastic landscape photographer and graphic designer residing in Utah taking lead with the "Leave It Better" campaign where he is trying to instill the value of leaving it better than you found it in the outdoors...

Talking about Nature Photographers Network on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
October 10, 2018

Welcome to Episode 077 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with David Kingham, Jennifer Renwick, Alex Noriega and Ron Coscorossa!

The crew all convened to discuss Nature Photographers Network (NPN) - recently purchased and revamped by David Kingham and Jennifer Renwick...

Interview with Charlotte Gibb on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
October 3, 2018

Welcome to Episode 076 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Charlotte Gibb!

Charlotte spent her childhood romping around and exploring the wilderness areas in the mountains near her northern California home...

Interview with David Johnston on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
September 26, 2018

Welcome to Episode 075 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with David Johnston!

David Johnston is a renowned landscape photographer and educator. Photographing incredible light and rarely seen moments is what drives David to keep capturing landscapes at their best...

Interview with Hans Strand on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
September 19, 2018

Welcome to Episode 074 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Hans Strand!

Hans Strand, born in 1955 in Marmaverken, Sweden. In 1990, after a nine-year career in mechanical engineering he decided to devote his life to landscape photography...

Interview with Arpan Das on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
September 12, 2018

Welcome to Episode 073 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Arpan Das!

Arpan is a full time Astrophysics/Cosmology research student by profession; however, landscape photography is one of his biggest passions in life...

Interview with Scotty Perkins on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
September 5, 2018

Welcome to Episode 072 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Scotty Perkins!

Scotty is a fantastic landscape photographer living in Boise, ID and he's on a mission to educate other landscape photographers about the importance of being safe in the wilderness that we love to photograph...

Post-Processing Debate with Alex Nail & Erin Babnik on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
August 29, 2018

Welcome to Episode 071 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This is THE Post-Processing Landscape Photography Debate with Erin Babnik & Alex Nail! Get your popcorn ready - Erin and Alex deliver the goods and share their perspectives on the ever-prevalent debate on post-processing in landscape photography...

Interview with Sangeeta Dey on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
August 22, 2018

Welcome to Episode 070 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Sangeeta Dey!

Sangeeta is a California Bay area based landscape photographer and pediatric neuropsychologist. Sangeeta’s work was recognized as being among top 101 International Landscape Photographers in 2017...

Interview with David Nilsen on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
August 15, 2018

Welcome to Episode 069 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with David Nilsen!

David is a photographer from New Jersey now living in California. David won a contest over on Viewbug.com, the reward of which was a podcast feature...

Interview with David Hunter & Bridget Fithian on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
August 8, 2018

Welcome to Episode 068 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with David Hunter & Bridget Fithian!

David Hunter is a landscape photographer and photo-naturalist from Fresno, CA. David photographs wildlife, with an emphasis on endangered and threatened species, for the purpose of documentation, conservation, and education...

Interview with Ben Canales on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 31, 2018

Welcome to Episode 067 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Ben Canales!

Ben Canales is a fantastic photographer and videographer living in Portland, Oregon and is widely considered to be one of the pioneers of modern digital night photography...

Interview with Michael Shainblum on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 25, 2018

Welcome to episode 066 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Michael Shainblum!

Michael Shainblum is a landscape, timelapse and aerial photographer based in San Francisco, California...

Interview with Morag Paterson and Ted Leeming on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 18, 2018

Welcome to episode 065 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Morag Paterson & Ted Leeming!

Ted and Morag have worked both collaboratively and as individuals for over 12 years now and exhibit their work around the world, with their fine art prints featuring in many private collections...

Interview with Rajesh Jyothiswaran on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 11, 2018

Welcome to episode 064 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Rajesh Jyothiswaran!

Rajesh Jyothiswaran is a self taught photographer born out of a chance realization of his own latent photography skills when a smartphone photo of his native plant garden in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas went viral led to the purchase of his first DSLR...

Gary Randall interviews Matt Payne on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 4, 2018

Welcome to episode 063 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with the host himself, Matt Payne - interviewed by Gary Randall! 

Gary Randall suggested that he interview me on my own podcast, using questions generated by podcast listeners over on the Facebook group...

Interview with Erwin Buske on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 27, 2018

Welcome to episode 062 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Erwin Buske!

Erwin is a landscape photographer based out of Fairwood, Washington. His goal is to capture the essence of the landscape through the lens of his inner vision...

Interview with Abe Blair on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 20, 2018

Welcome to episode 061 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Abe Blair!

Abe is traditional in his method, working to get the image correct in the camera without building one in the computer...

Interview with Mike Mezeul on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 13, 2018

Welcome to episode 060 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Mike Mezuel!

If you're into storm chasing, storm photography, tornadoes, lightning, and road adventures, this episode is for you! I had a lot of fun chatting with Mike...

Interview with Kathleen Clemons on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 6, 2018

Welcome to episode 059 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Kathleen Clemons!

I had a great time speaking with Kathleen on the podcast this week. She was gracious enough to join me to discuss some of her favorite topics...

Interview with Ben Horne on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 30, 2018

Welcome to episode 058 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Ben Horne!

I had an absolute blast talking to Ben this week. Ben is a tremendously gifted large format film photographer with a huge YouTube following...