Matt Payne Photography Blog

Interview with Hillary Younger on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 27, 2017

Welcome to episode 014 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Tasmania-based landscape photographer, Hillary Younger. Hillary is an inspiring photographer, deeply connected to the places she photographs...

Interview with Dusty Doddridge on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 11, 2017

Welcome to episode 013 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Tennessee-based landscape photographer, Dusty Doddridge. Dusty reached out to me to be on the podcast with some great topics and ideas...

Interview with Alex Noriega on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 6, 2017

Welcome to episode 012 of the F-Stop Collaborate Podcast with one of my favorite photographers of all time, Alex Noriega. Alex has been a huge inspiration to me ever since I started shooting photos back in 2011...

Interview with David Kingham and Jennifer Renwick on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 21, 2017

Welcome to episode 011 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with one of my favorite photographers of all time, David Kingham, and his business and life partner, Jennifer Renwick. David and Jennifer are travelling landscape photographers living out of an RV...

Interview with David Thompson on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 12, 2017

Welcome to episode 010 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with the amazingly talented landscape photographer David Thompson! David Thompson hails from Las Vegas, Nevada and offered up a truly humble and enjoyable conversation...

Interview with Chris Williams on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 31, 2017

Welcome to episode 009 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Pacific Northwest landscape photographer Chris Williams! Chris is a 30 year old writer and award winning Seattle, WA area based landscape photographer with a serious passion for the outdoors, specializing in Pacific Northwest Landscape photography...

Interview with Zachary Bright on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 9, 2017

Episode 008 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen! If you have not heard about Zachary Bright, you're missing out on some amazing imagery. Zachary is truly a world-class landscape photographer but relatively unknown to the masses...

Interview with Paul Zizka on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 2, 2017

Welcome to Episode 007 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen! The amazingly talented Paul Zizka joins me on the podcast. Paul Zizka is an award-winning mountain landscape and adventure photographer based in Banff, Alberta, Canada...

Interview with Michael Bollino on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 25, 2017

Episode 6 with the uber talented landscape photographer Michael Bollino! Michael is an accomplished landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon. Michael and I talked about how he got into landscape photography, our shared passion for connecting with nature through photography, and his views on composites...

Interview with Mike Taylor on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 21, 2017

Episode five of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen - my podcast project where I interview other landscape photographers. In my fifth episode, I interviewed Mike Taylor. Mike is an astrophotographer based out of Maine...

Interview with Joshua Snow on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 14, 2017

Episode four of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen - my podcast project where I interview other landscape photographers. In my fourth episode, I interviewed Joshua Snow. Joshua is an astrophotographer / landscape photographer based out of Moab, Utah...

Interview with Jon Secord on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 10, 2017

Episode three of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen - my podcast project where I interview other landscape photographers. In my third episode, I interviewed Jon Secord. Jon is an astrophotographer / landscape photographer based out of Meredith, New Hampshire...

Interview with Erin Babnik on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 9, 2017

Episode two of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen - my podcast project where I interview other landscape photographers. In my second episode, I interviewed Erin Babnik. Erin is loosely based out of Berkeley, California and travels the world, teaching other photographers...

Moving from Colorado Springs to Portland, Oregon - a year later - was it worth it?
February 5, 2015

I promised myself that after living in Portland, Oregon for a year that I would reflect back on my decision to move here and evaluate the pros and cons of doing so. I'm sure that 95% of you might find this blog post a little boring, but for me, it is an opportunity to look inward and to focus on the future in my life and career...