Matt Payne Photography Blog: A Conversation With Talor Stone - A Heartfelt Journey Into Landscape Photography

October 27, 2021  |  Pensacola, Florida

Welcome to episode 236 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen!

This week on the podcast I was joined by Talor Stone - a PhD researcher and photographer based in Pensacola, Florida. After serving as a federal agent for the United States military, Talor broke from the traditional career path to pursue photography. In this episode, Talor starts off by sharing a very personal and emotional story about her start as a photographer, and I am so thankful she opened up and shared that with us, as it really provides excellent context and inspiration.

On the podcast this week, we also discuss:

  • How to break into the field as a full-time professional,
  • The challenges and rewards of being a full-time photographer,
  • Talor's research on climate change,
  • Reconciling our impacts on climate while engaging in this profession / hobby,
  • And a lot more!

Here's who Talor recommended for the podcast this week:

Other items mentioned on the show:

1. Support the show on Patreon.

2. QT Luong "Our National Monuments" Special Offer.


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Please find a transcript of this week's episode below:

2020, America, USA, hoodoos, mountains, sunrise, wyoming, yellowstone