Matt Payne Photography Blog (Podcast)

Here you will find various articles relating to my photography, including liner notes for my podcast, "F-Stop Collaborate and Listen," tutorials, product reviews, trip reports, and my other writing.

A conversation with David Cobb on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
July 17, 2019

Welcome to Episode 117 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week features an absolute legend in the landscape photography business - David Cobb. David is a photographer living in Oregon and is a founding member of the Photo Cascadia Team...

Panel discussion with Aaron Reed and Colby Brown on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 10, 2019

Welcome to Episode 116 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week features two great photographers - Aaron Reed and Colby Brown. Aaron and Colby joined me on the podcast to talk all about marketing and business in photography - coming from two very different perspectives...

Interview with Brandi Mowles on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
July 3, 2019

Welcome to Episode 115 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. 

This week's guest is Brandi Mowles. Brandi is a Facebook and Instagram Advertising Strategist who works directly with a lot of photographers to help improve their advertising results on social media...

Interview with David Hunter on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 26, 2019

Welcome to Episode 114 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is California-based Landscape Photographer David Hunter. 

David joined us again on the podcast to talk about his experience as a photographer on an artist-in-residency program at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho...

Live Interview with Nick Selway on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 19, 2019

Welcome to Episode 113 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is Colorado-based Landscape Photographer Nick Selway. 

Nick is a landscape photographer living in Breckenridge, Colorado...

Interview with Justin Majeczky on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 12, 2019

Welcome to Episode 112 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is Landscape Photographer and Videographer, Justin Majeczky. 

Justin is based in Reno, Nevada and produces incredible commercial videos and landscape photographs...

Interview with Ole Henrik Skjelstad on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
June 5, 2019

Welcome to Episode 111 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is Norwegian Landscape Photographer, Ole Henrik Skjelstad. 

Ole is a math teacher and an incredible landscape photographer most famously known for his photography of a red cabin near his home in Norway...

Interview with Brian Rueb on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 29, 2019

Welcome to Episode 110 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is Landscape Photographer, Brian Rueb. Just a warning - there is profanity in this week's episode.

Brian has been photographing for the better part of 20 years...

Interview with Albert Dros on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 22, 2019

Welcome to Episode 109 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. This week's guest is the amazing Dutch Landscape Photographer, Albert Dros.

Albert is well-known for his incredible landscape photography, most recently his work from Kyrgyzstan has captured a lot of well-deserved attention...

Interview with Shane McDermott on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 15, 2019

Welcome to Episode 108 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast. I'm really excited to present this episode to you - I feel like it is so different than previous episodes of the podcast thank to our amazing guest, Shane McDermott...

Matt Payne Interview on the Der Landschaftsfotografie Podcast
May 8th, 2019

A few days ago I had a great conversation with Alexander Otto on his German Landscape Photography podcast. We talked about my passion for mountain photography here in Colorado and my journey as a mountain climber...

Interview with
May 8, 2019

Welcome to Episode 107 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with the person behind the popular Instagram account "Public Lands Hate You!" 

Over the past year, the Instagram account "Public Lands Hate You" has grown exponentially in popularity as we have been seeing more and more people in public land doing things that are damaging these places we all cherish as landscape photographers...

Interview with Max Foster on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
May 1, 2019

Welcome to Episode 106 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Max Foster! 

Max Foster is a fantastic travel and landscape photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota who has been travelling the United States with his wife for the last 15 months in their RV...

Interview with Isabella Tabacchi on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 24, 2019

Welcome to Episode 105 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Isabella Tabacchi!

Isabella is a landscape photographer living in Northern Italy at the base of the famous Dolomites mountain range...

Interview with Charles Zimmerman on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 17, 2019

Welcome to Episode 104 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Charles Zimmerman!
Charles A. Zimmerman (CAZ) is a landscape photographer living in Denver, Colorado - he has been a landscape photographer for many years - he owned his own gallery for 5 years and is an avid visitor of the American Southwest...

Interview with Chuck Haney on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 11, 2019

Welcome to Episode 103 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Chuck Haney!
Chuck Haney is a professional freelance photographer/writer/videographer based in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Whitefish, Montana...

Interview with Michael Bollino & Paul Bowman on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
April 3, 2019

Welcome to Episode 102 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Michael Bollino & Paul Bowman!

I just returned from a 8-day photography trip with some of my favorite landscape photography friends, including this week's guests, Michael Bollino and Paul Bowman, both incredible photographers in their own right...

Interview with Brent Hayden on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
March 27, 2019

Welcome to Episode 101 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Brent Hayden!

Originally from Mission BC, Brent spent 17 years living in Vancouver before he and his wife settled in New Westminster in the summer of 2017...

Episode #100 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast
March 20, 2019

Welcome to Episode 100 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast featuring a round-table panel discussion with David Thompson, Alex Noriega, Eric Bennett, Sarah Marino, Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, Michael Shainblum & Joshua Cripps!

We invited students of our featured guests to participate and ask questions of the round-table, including Nic Stover, Carolyn Cheng, Brent Clark, and Gareth Coggan...

Interview with Patricia Davidson on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
March 13, 2019

Welcome to Episode 099 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Patricia Davidson!

Patricia Davidson is a professional photographer, specializing in landscape and travel photography...

Interview with Gabriel Eisenband on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
March 6th, 2019

Welcome to Episode 098 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Gabriel Eisenband!

Gabriel is a landscape photographer from the country of Colombia in South America - our first guest from that continent! I would describe Gabriel as one of those guys that flies under the radar but produces great work day after day...

Interview with William Patino on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
February 27, 2019

Welcome to Episode 097 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with William Patino!

First and foremost William is a husband and father, based out of the mountainside town of Te Anau, in the South Island of New Zealand...

Interview with Sean Parker on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
February 20, 2019

Welcome to Episode 096 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Sean Parker!

Sean Parker is a professional photographer / time-lapse cinematographer based in Tucson, Arizona. Sean is passionate for capturing the beauty in the universe and specializes in all types of photography...

Interview with Andrew Studer on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
February 13, 2019

Welcome to Episode 095 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Andrew Studer!

Andrew Studer is a professional outdoor commercial photographer videographer and timelapse cinematographer based in Portland, Oregon...

Interview with Timm Chapman on F-Stop Collaborate and Listen
February 6, 2019

Welcome to Episode 094 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast with Timm Chapman!

Timm Chapman is an award winning photographer whose work hangs in both private & corporate collections...

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...