Matt Payne Photography Blog (F-stop Collaborate And Listen Podcast)

Photography Business After COVID-19 - A Conversation with Toni Toreno
April 29, 2020

Welcome to episode 158 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's amazing guest is Toni Toreno, the founder of the PNW Photo Summit and Bend Photo Tours.

This week we covered a wide variety of topics, including:

How Toni has been pivoting after the realities of COVID-19 have set in and how she is adapting her conference business as a result...
Comparing and Contrasting Music and Landscape Photography
April 22, 2020

Welcome to episode 157 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

I am sure you noticed some different intro music this week. That is because it is the music of this week's guest, Jon Whitaker...

How to succeed on Instagram - A Conversation with Sarah Lyndsay
April 14, 2020

Welcome to Episode 156 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week, I had a fantastic conversation with Sarah Lyndsay. Sarah Lyndsay is a Canadian landscape, portrait, and wedding photographer and Instagram star...

Saving the Bees Through Photography
April 8, 2020

Welcome to Episode 155 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features one of the most inspirational photographers of our generation, in my opinion. He has focused the attention of his lens on things that matter...

A Photography Panel Discussion on COVID-19 - F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
April 1, 2020

Welcome to a special episode of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week we have assembled a fabulous panel of full-time professional photographers to talk all about their thoughts on the COVID-19 outbreak and the impact it is having on the landscape photography industry...

A conversation with Ugo Cei on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
March 25, 2020

Welcome to Episode 153 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features an Italian photographer who produces two podcasts, including "The Travelling Image Makers", and "Closing the Gap...

Finding an Audience for your Photography
March 18, 2020

Welcome to Episode 152 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features someone that has been photographing the landscape for over 30 years. He comes from the professional commercial space and now enjoys his time as a part-time professional fully employed in the IT world...

Conservation Award Winner - J Henry Fair
March 11, 2020

Welcome to Episode 151 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features the winner of our inaugural Landscape Photography Conservation Award:

J Henry Fair - If you are not familiar with Henry's work, you are in for a real treat...

A conversation with Brenda Tharp on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
March 4, 2020

Welcome to Episode 150 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features a fantastic landscape photographer from Santa Rosa, California, Brenda Tharp.

Brenda is a full-time photographer, educator and speaker with a passion for the natural world...

Large Format Film Landscape Photography
February 26, 2020

Welcome to Episode 149 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features a fellow Coloradoan and Large-format film landscape photographer, Alex Burke. Alex's work is diverse but is largely focused on the mountains of Colorado as well as the plains and prairies of Eastern Colorado...

Live Podcast from the Out of Yosemite Conference
February 19, 2020

Welcome to Episode 148 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode was recorded live at Out of Yosemite. I was lucky to be invited as an instructor and podcast host by the gracious Out of Chicago team...

How to Sell Your Landscape Photography
February 12, 2020

Welcome to Episode 147 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a sales coach known as "The Sales Maven" - Nikki Rausch.

After 25 years of experience selling in the corporate world, Nikki decided to trade in her road warrior status so she could help others sell in a way that builds relationships, creates true connection, and results in more closed deals and long-term clients...

Should Photography Have Labels?
February 5, 2020

Welcome to Episode 146 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features an incredible aerial and commercial photographer, Toby Harriman.

Toby and I covered a wide variety of topics this week, including:

How he went from graphic web design to photography...
Switching from Digital to Film for Landscape Photography
January 29, 2020

Welcome to Episode 145 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features a large and medium format film photographer from western Kansas, Michael Strickland.

Michael transitioned from digital to film and hasn't looked back...

January 22, 2020

I am really happy to announce the winner of our inaugural "F-Stop Collaborate and Listen" podcast Landscape Conservation Award!

The Award

The goal of this award was to recognize an individual photographer who is highly involved in conservation issues within their local communities or within the landscape and nature photography community...

Publishing Your Landscape Photography in a Book
January 22, 2020

Welcome to Episode 144 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

Heads-up! Stay tuned to the end of the show to hear who won our inaugural Landscape Conservation Award!

This week's episode features a landscape photographer from Johnson City, Tennessee, Jerry Greer...

All About Nightscapes with Royce Bair
January 15, 2020

Welcome to Episode 143 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a photographer that probably needs no introduction - Royce Bair. Royce is one of the pioneers of the modern movement of NightScape photography and runs the popular Facebook Group, NightScaper...

Landscape Photography Education and Creativity - A Panel Discussion
January 8, 2020

Welcome to Episode 142 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode is a special one! I assembled a cadre of some of the most well-respected landscape photographers in North America (our UK and Australian guests could not make it, unfortunately) for a discussion on photography education and creativity...

Ethical Location Sharing in Landscape Photography
January 1, 2020

Welcome to Episode 141 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a landscape photographer and software developer from Slovenia, Luka Esenko. Luka is the creator of the new photo location app, PhotoHound...

Email Marketing for Photographers
December 24, 2019

Welcome to Episode 140 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a "personal brand strategist" - Jonathan Tilley. Jonathan works with individuals to create customized branding and marketing strategies for their business, whether it be actors, photographers, artists, or small businesses...

Adventure Photography and Authenticity
December 18, 2019

Welcome to Episode 139 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features an adventure and landscape photographer living in Canmore, Alberta near Banff National Park, Jeff Bartlett...

A conversation with Maria Grace on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
December 11, 2019

Welcome to Episode 138 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a former photographer turned SEO and Marketing expert, Maria Grace.
Maria and I had a wonderful conversation and explored several interesting topics this week, including:

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)...
Instagram is Ruining Landscape Photography
December 4th, 2019

Welcome to Episode 137 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a landscape photographer from the United Kingdom, Paul Reiffer. Paul uses Phase One digital backs as his camera of choice and produces some absolutely stunning work...

Vallerret Photography Gloves and Photographing in Winter
November 27, 2019

Welcome to Episode 136 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a photographer who created a niche product designed for winter photographers - the founder and owner of Vallerret Photography Gloves, Carl van den Boom...

The Truth Behind Travel Photography
November 20, 2019

Welcome to Episode 135 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a photographer who has been travelling North American in a teardrop trailer for the past 3.5 years - Mandy Lea...

In the Footsteps of the Great Masters - Photographing Yosemite
November 13, 2019

Welcome to Episode 134 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a nature and landscape photographer from Mariposa, California near Yosemite National Park - Michael Frye! Michael is the author and/or principal photographer of five books, including Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Great Masters; The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite; and three books in the Yosemite Meditations series...

Gathering Inspiration From Other Artforms in Photography
November 6, 2019

Welcome to Episode 133 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a nature and landscape photographer from Western Australia - Dylan Fox. Dylan is the 2018 Australian Geographic Landscape Photographer of the Year...

Balancing Photography as a Physician
October 30, 2019

Welcome to Episode 132 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a nature and landscape photographer living in Seattle, Washington - Mahesh Thapa. Mahesh is a Pediatric Radiologist and is known as "The Starving Photographer...

The Outdoor Photography School with Brenda Petrella
October 23, 2019

Welcome to Episode 131 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a nature photographer and educator living in the State of Vermont - Brenda Petrella. Brenda is the owner of Outdoor Photography School and is a passionate advocate for the Nature First Photography movement...

Improving Your Photography at Phlearn
October 16, 2019

Welcome to Episode 130 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features the founder of one of the world's most premiere photo education websites, Aaron Nace. Aaron's chops in digital darkroom are pretty incredible and his body of work speaks for itself...

Commercial and Landscape Photography Tips
October 9, 2019

Welcome to Episode 129 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.

This week's episode features a photographer who has taken his passion for landscape photography and built a commercial photography business out of it...

Photographing Yosemite in a Unique Way
October 2, 2019

Welcome to Episode 128 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a photographer known for her exceptional work in the Yosemite Valley of California, Franka Gabler.

Born and raised in Croatia, Franka developed a strong fascination and admiration for nature early in life...

Visual Flow in Landscape Photography
September 25, 2019

Welcome to Episode 127 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features one of my favorite photographers and photography personalities - Ian Plant.

Ian travels the globe seeking out amazing places and subjects in his never-ending quest to capture the beauty of our world with his camera...

Expressive Landscape Photography
September 18, 2019

Welcome to Episode 126 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features one of my favorite photographers hailing from Scotland- Alister Benn.

Alister has been teaching landscape photography since 2009...

Canadian Night Photography with Rachel Jones Ross
September 11, 2019

Welcome to Episode 125 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a fantastic photographer hailing from the Rocky Mountains of Canada - Rachel Jones Ross. Rachel found herself obsessed with photography after a trip to photograph the Milky Way - her life has never been the same since...

OnLandscape Magazine - Tim Parkin
September 4, 2019

Welcome to Episode 124 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's episode features a large format and digital photographer living in Scotland - Tim Parkin. Tim and his wife Charlotte publish the popular online landscape photography magazine, OnLandscape...