F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast

F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast

The Nature & Landscape Photography podcast hosted by Matt Payne. Candid conversations with photographers, industry insiders, and other artists on the craft of nature & landscape photography. Each week we release a new episode with a guest or panel and talk about psychological drivers in landscape photography, social media, business, marketing, motivation, inspiration, workflow, and more. If you are a well-established landscape photographer or someone with something interesting to say and are interested in becoming a guest on the podcast, please reach out to me.

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EPISODES

Here is a full listing of past guests and links to their public episodes as well as their bonus episodes on Patreon:

Episode

Guest Name & Show Notes

Patreon Bonus Episode

300
Marc Adamus

N/A

299

The Importance of Photographing Close to Home

298

Visual Hierarchies

297

The Importance of Photographing Close to Home

296
Pam Dorner & Jennifer Leigh Warner - Ethical Considerations for Wildlife Photography

N/A

295

Mindsets for Making and Selling Photography

294

N/A

293
Radomir Jakubowski - Think Like an Economist

Creating Evocative Images

292

The Importance of Relationships

291

Overlanding Adventures

290

57-day Traverse of the Grand Canyon

289
Artists Asking Artists #3 - Guy Tal and Alex Noriega

N/A

288

N/A

287
Artists Asking Artists #2 - David Thompson & Candee Watson

N/A

286

Advice for Going Full-Time

285

N/A

284

Follow Your Dreams to Become a Full-time Photographer!

283

Location! Location! Location!

282
Marsha Kirschbaum - An Appreciation of Dark Skies

N/A

281

Practical Tips I Learned While Working for Thomas Mangelsen

280

Immigrating from Spain to the USA

279

Should You Show Pricing on Your Website?

278

N/A

277

Alternatives to Photo Celibacy

276

N/A

275
Joel Hazelton - Exploring Arizona

Software Engineering and Photography

274
Eric Bennett & Hans Strand - Artists Asking Artists Series #1

N/A

273

N/A

272

Strategies for Naming Your Photographs

271

NFTs and Cryptocurrency

270

Backcountry Road Adventures

269

Copyright for Nature Photographers

268

Wabi Sabi

267

N/A

266

Why Do Wide Angle Grand Landscapes Get a Bad Rap?

265

Identifying Why We Love What We Love

264

Practicing Photography Without a Camera

263

Trip Planning

262
David Southern - A Voyage of Discovery

Creating Personal Work

261
Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero - Finding Your Why

The Danger in Comparison

260

Gender and Race Equity in Nature Photography

259

Prioritizing Nature

258

N/A

257

Harnessing Your Dreams & Imagination

256
Francesco Carovillano - Trying to Fail Better at Photography

The Pros and Cons of Staying Away from Social Media as a Photographer

255

N/A

254

Evolution of Post-Processing Style

253
Mitch Dobrowner - A Humble Journey Into Landscape Photography

Don't Quit Photography!

252

N/A

251
Rachael Talibart - Making Unique and Personally Expressive Images

Specialization in Photography

250
Michael Bonocore - The Triple Threat of Content Creation in Travel Photography

Travel Photography and the Conundrum of Carbon

249
Nathan St. Andre - Art Shows & Colorblindness in Landscape Photography

Are Print Sales Dead?

248

N/A

247
John Paul Caponigro - Finding Our Voice & Differentiating Ourselves as Artists

The Study of Creativity

246
Kurt Budliger - The Lorax of Landscape Photograpahy

Going Outside our Comfort Zones

245
Todd Pickering - Merits of an Education in Fine Art | Curating our Work

Art Reps

244
Sarina Jackson - A Focus on Women in Landscape Photography

How Aerial Photography Changed My Approach to Landscape Photography

243
Murray Livingston - Creativity & Experience-driven Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography as a Form of Thought...

242
Jeppe Michael Jensen - Sticking with Landscape Photography as a Hobby

N/A

241
Jonathan Buford - Landscape Photography and Craft Beer for Good

Tips for Running a Small Business

240
William McIntosh - Authenticity, Artistry and Creativity in Landscape Photography

N/A

239
Huibo Hou - Refining Your Vision for Consistency

Nature's Botanical Sand Art Project

238
Michael Torkildsen - Composition is a Dance

Managing the Reality of Forest Fires as Photographers

237
William Neill, Alex Noriega, and Eric Bennett - Curation, Creative Blocks, and Legacy

N/A

236
Talor Stone - Heartfelt Journey into Photography

Developing and Maintaining Relationships on the Road

235
Dawn Wilson - Ethics in Nature Photography

2021 Colorado Fall Color Predictions

234
Richard Bernabe - 20 years of Wisdom as a Professional Photographer

N/A

233
Jess Findlay - Wildlife Photography, Mountaineering, and Pre-Visualization

N/A

232
Alfonso Calero - Cultural Fluidity & Creativity in Landscape Photography

N/A

231
Cody Schultz - Overcoming Mental Health in Landscape Photography

N/A

230
James Lane - Dark Emotions and Landscape Photography

Tips and Tricks for Printing Your Photography

229
Claude Fiddler - The High Sierra on Large Format Film

Honest Conversations about our Carbon Footprints

228
James Rodewald - Inspiration | Our Nemesis | Meditation

Overcoming Burnout

227
NFTs - A Fair and Balanced Panel Discussion

N/A

226
Jordan Inglee - Workflows | Flow States | Nature vs. Money

N/A

225
Scott Wilson - A Photographer's Battle with Colon Cancer

A Love Affair with Seascapes

224
Chris Murray - Quiet Scenes & the Difficulties of Full-time Artistry

N/A

223
Danielle Hayden - Finance & Accounting for Landscape Photographers

N/A

222
Julian Elliott - Becoming a Generalist to Improve your Landscape Photography

Stock Photography and Copyright Infringement

221
Mark Denney - From Corporate Life to YouTube Sensation

Photographing Waterfalls

220
Cath Simard - Composite Photography

Environmental Ethics in Nature Photography

219
Lisa LaPointe - Seafaring Landscape & Nature Photography

Environmental Ethics in Nature Photography

218
Paul Schmit - Journey into Deepscape Astro-Landscape Photography

N/A

217
Zoe Pamintuan - A Teacher's Perspective on Landscape Photography

Seeking Meaning in our Photography

216

Showing Grace

215
Camille Seaman - An Indigenous Perspective on Landscape Photography

N/A

214
Joel Truckenbrod - Photographing the Subtle Beauty of Minnesota in Black and White

Slowing Down with Fast Tools

213
Matt McGee - Underwater Nature & Fine Art Photography

N/A

212
Bernard Geraghty - Capturing the Beauty of Ireland

N/A

211
Carolyn Cheng - The Feminine Sublime Through Aerial Landscape Photography

Gallery Representation

210
The Slow Photography Movement - A Panel Discussion

N/A

209
Richard Wong - Is There a Diversity Problem in Landscape Photography?

Plagarism in Photography

208
Krista McCuish - Discovering the Finer Details in Nature

Social Media and Productivity

207
Adam Woodworth - Learning to Photograph the Night Sky

Facebook Marketing Secrets

206
René Algesheimer - Personal Style & Marketing

Clubhouse App for Photographers

205
Wayne Suggs & Jerry Greer - Creating the Fine Art Photography Book of Your Dreams

Facebook Groups for Photographers

204
Dave Morrow - Quitting Social Media | Email Marketing | Backpacking

Cross-Disciplinary Skills for Photographers

203
Daniel Dietrich - Ethics in Wildlife Photography

What Makes a Good Wildlife Photograph

202
Matt Jackisch - Winning the Epson Pano Awards & Authenticity in Landscape Photography

The Advantages of Not "Going Pro"

201
Kai Hornung - Landscape Photography Competitions & Personal Expression

Photo Critique Requests

200
Episode 200! Guy Tal & Michael Gordon - The History of Landscape Photography

N/A

199
Anna Morgan - Photography & the Photographer's Role in Conservation - a Thesis

Slow & Contemplative Photography

198
Perri Schelat - Processing Grief Through Landscape Photography
197
Jeremy Jackson - Landscape Photography Changed My Life
N/A
196
Dan Cook - UK Peak District; The Trouble With Making Your Passion Your Job
195
Andy Boenau - Virtual Photography Projects & His Corona Coupling Book
N/A
194
Kristen Ryan - Capturing the Magic of the Tetons / Women Retreats
193
Robb Hirsch - Curiosity of the Natural World - Photographing Yosemite
192
Michelle Bates - Toy / Plastic Cameras: Creativity Unleashed
191
Mattias Sjolund - Building Your Landscape Photography Business
190
Gary Crabbe - The Legacy of Galen Rowell in Landscape Photography
189
Ella & Knapp Hudson - Running a Successful Camera Club
188
Photo Cascadia Team - Celebrating Oregon Through Landscape Photography
N/A
187
Tara Workman - Finding Your Own Path in Landscape Photography as a Hobbyist
186
Jerry Monkman - Using Photography to Conserve Open Spaces
185
Juan Pablo De Miguel - Judging the Epson Pano Awards
N/A
184
N/A
183
Ben Williamson - Photographing New England & Working for a Magazine
182
Michael Remke - The Intersection of Landscape Photography & Ecological Science
N/A
181
Eric Bennett Returns - Conversations with Nature
180
George McCane - Healing Veterans Through Photography
N/A
179
Nicoli Alexander - How Photographers Can Collaborate With Interior Designers
178
Cole Thompson - Discovering Your Vision in Landscape Photography
177
Marc Muench - Lessons Learned from Teaching Landscape Photography
176
Jerad Armijo - Harnessing Landscape Photography to Manage Depression | Chromesthesia
N/A
175
Felix Inden - Balancing Full-Time Work with Part-Time Professional Landscape Photography
174
Brie Stockwell - Setting Goals to Improve your Landscape Photography
173
David Brookover - Using Landscape Photography to Understand Culture
N/A
172
Elisabeth Brentano - Wanderlust in the American West
171
William Neill - Reflecting on 40 Years of Landscape Photography
170
Joseph Roybal - Harnessing the Power of Mentor-ship and Relationships in Landscape Photography

Resolution and Printing Workflows

169
Margaret Soraya - The Power of Solitude in Landscape Photography
168
Manuel Palacios - The Relationship Between Photographic Art and Science

COVID-19 from a scientific perspective

167
Todd Caudle - A Passion for Colorado Through Landscape Photography
166
Ethan Deshaies - Defining What Makes a Good Photograph
N/A
165
N/A
164
John Barclay - Discovering the Contemplative Style of Landscape Photography
163
Nick Carver - Soul-Searching for Personally Meaningful Photographs
162
Drew Armstrong - All About Drone Photography!
161
Christian Fletcher - Creating Original Landscape Photography in Western Australia
160
159
Brooks Jensen - Creating Personally Meaningful Landscape Photography
158
Toni Toreno - Photography Business After COVID-19
157
Jon Whitaker - Music vs. Landscape Photography: Compare and Contrast
156
Sarah Lyndsay - How to Become an Instagram Sensation
155
Clay Bolt - Using Photography as a Tool for Communication
154
N/A
153
Ugo Cei - Travel Photography / Coronavirus / Journey into Film
152
Scott Walton - Finding an Audience for your Photography
151
J Henry Fair - Winner of our Conservation Award
N/A
150
Brenda Tharp - Expressive Nature Photography
149
Alex Burke - Large Format Film Landscape Photography
148
147
Nikki Rausch - How to Improve your Sales in Photography
146
Toby Harriman - Aerial Storytelling / Myanmar / Labels for Artists
145
Michael Strickland - Large Format Film Photography of the Great Plains
144
Jerry Greer - Book Publishing and Burnout in Landscape Photography
143
Royce Bair - Nightscape Photography
142
N/A
141
Luka Esenko - Slovenia & Responsible Photo Location Sharing on PhotoHound
N/A
140
Jonathan Tilley - Personal Branding for Landscape Photographers
139
Jeff Bartlett - Adventure Photography in the Candadian Rockies
138
Maria Grace - Search Engine Optimization for Landscape Photography
N/A
137
Paul Reiffer - Phase One, Instawrecking, and Landscape Photography Icons
136
Carl van den Boom - Winter Landscape Photography
135
Mandy Lea - The Truth Behind Travel Photography
134
Michael Frye - In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Great Masters
133
Dylan Fox - Western Australia Landscape Photography
132
Mahesh Thapa - Balancing Photography and Life as a Physician
N/A
131
Brenda Petrella - Vermont and Outdoor Photography School
130
Aaron Nace - Photography Education and Phlearn.com
129
Dan Hawk - Commercial Photography as a Landscape Photographer
128
Franka Gabler - Unique Yosemite Landscape Photography
127
Ian Plant - Visual Flow in Landscape Photography
126
Alister Benn - Expressive Landscape Photography
125
Rachel Jones Ross - Canadian Night Photography
124
Tim Parkin - OnLandscape Magazine
123
Christian Heeb - International Travel Photography
N/A
122
Wayne Suggs - Photographing the Desert Mountains of New Mexico
121
Travis Andersen - Ski Photography in Bozeman, Montana
120
Paul Marcellini - Landscape Photography in the Florida Everglades
119
Weihao Pan - Landscape Photography in China and Tibet
118
Taylor Gray - Landscape Photography as a College Student
117
David Cobb - Photographing Japanese Gardens and Landscape Photography Through-Hikes
116
Aaron Reed & Colby Brown - Marketing and Business Strategies for Landscape Photography
115
Brandi Mowles - Facebook and Instagram Marketing for Photographers
N/A
114
David Hunter - Craters of the Moon National Monument
113
Nick Selway - Photographing Waves and Lava
112
Justin Majeczky - Photographing Burning Man
111
Ole Henrick Sjkelstad - Photographing the Beauty of Norway
110
Brian Rueb - Defining Professional Landscape Photography
109
Albert Dros - Landscape Photography in the Netherlands and Kyrgyzstan
108
Shane McDermott - Constant Creative Flow and Landscape Photography
107
Public Lands Hate You - Shaming and Policing Instagram - Does it Work?
106
Max Foster - 15 Months of RV Life & Landscape Photography
105
Isabella Tabacchi - Photographing the Dolomites of Italy
104
Charles Zimmerman - Landscape Photography in the American Southwest
103
Chuck Haney - 25 Years of Photographing Montana
102
Michael Bollino & Paul Bowman - Group Photo Road Trips
101
Brent Hayden - Olympian Medalist - The Power of Landscape Photography
100
Special 100th Episode: Roundtable Panel on the State of Landscape Photography
99
Patricia Davidson - Landscape Photography on the Oregon Coast
98
Gabriel Eisenband - The Landscapes of Columbia
97
William Patino - The Landscapes of New Zealand
96
Sean Parker - Arizona's Dark Skies
95
Andrew Studer - Working with Corporate Clients
94
Timm Chapman - Art Fairs for Landscape Photographers
93
Gavin Hardcastle - Vlogging & Finding Meaning in Photography
92
Mark Metternich Returns - Fine Art Printing
91
Aaron Feinberg - Landscape Photography in Kauai
90
89
Greg Russell - Landscape Photography in Wilderness Areas
88
Scott McCook - Aerial Landscape Photography
87
Thomas Heaton - Icons / YouTube / Social Media
86
Jack Curran - Mastering Black and White Landscape Photography
85
Ryan Dyar - Controversy in Landscape Photography
84
Andrew Klinger - Deep Sky Astrophotography
N/A
83
Adam Mowery - Product and Outdoor Industry Landscape Photography
82
Jannick Clausen - Landscape Photography Contests & Institutions
81
Cody Duncan - Norway Landscape Photography
80
Chuck Kimmerle - Landscape Photography of the Plains & Prairies
79
Jason Matias - The Art of Selling Art
78
Phill Monson - Leave it Better; Wilderness Conservation
77
76
Charlotte Gibb - Intimate Landscape Photography
75
David Johnston - Burnout in Landscape Photography
74
Hans Strand - Aerial Landscape Photography in Iceland
73
Arpan Das - Multiple Exposure Landscape Photography
72
Scotty Perkins - Backcountry Safety as a Landscape Photographer
71
70
Sangeeta Dey - Landscape Photography as a Language
69
David Nilsen - Surf Photography
N/A
68
David Hunter & Bridget Fithian - Land Trusts & Landscape Photography
67
Ben Canales - Astro Landscape Photography
66
Michael Shainblum - Social Media Pressure & Landscape Photography
65
Morag Paterson & Ted Leeming - Landscape Photography Projects
64
Rajesh Jyothiswaran - Bias & Discrimination in Landscape Photography
63
62
Erwin Buske - Finding Your Vision in Landscape Photography
61
Abe Blair - Managing a Gallery in Landscape Photography
60
Mike Mezeul - Storm & Extreme Weather Landscape Photography
59
Kathleen Clemons - Flower Landscape Photography
58
Ben Horne - Storytelling in Landscape Photography
57
Colby Brown - Travel Landscape Photography
56
Colleen Miniuk - Creativity as a Visual Artist
55
54
Dave Soldano - The Benefits of Photographing Icons
53
Len Metcalf - Teaching Black and White Landscape Photography
52
Sarah Marino & Ron Coscorrosa - Intimate & Abstract Landscape Photography
51
Erik Stensland - Nature Photography as a Healer
50
Jennifer Khordi - Moon Landscape Photography
49
Adam Gibbs - International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018
48
Miles Morgan - Balancing Work & Landscape Photography
47
Aaron Meyers - Thinking Like Your Customers in Landscape Photography
46
N/A
45
Adam Woodworth - Becoming a Full-Time Professional Landscape Photographer
44
Mark Handy - Ethics and Digital Manipulation in Landscape Photography
43
Bryan Swan - Waterfall Landscape Photography
42
Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou - The League of Landscape Photographers
41
Eric Bennett - Using Landscape Photography for Good
40
Alex Nail - Photographing Hard to Reach Locations
39
Willie Huang - Landscape Photography Stories
38
Randall J. Hodges - In-Camera Landscape Photography
37
Gary Randall - Authenticity in Landscape Photography
36
Alexander Otto - Landscape Photography as a Cultural Practice
35
Jack Brauer - Mountain Landscape Photography
34
Alexandre Deschaumes - Publishing a Book as a Landscape Photographer
N/A
33
Nick Page - Becoming a Better Landscape Photographer
32
Dan Ballard - Living on the Road as a Landscape Photographer
31
David Swindler - Using Falure in Landscape Photography
30
Sean Bagshaw - Visual Impact in Landscape Photography
28 + 29
Joshua Cripps - Imposter Syndrome / Stranded in New Zealand
27
Sapna Reddy - The Art of Seeing in Landscape Photography
26
Paul Rojas - Allowing the Landscape to Dictate Lens Selection
N/A
25
Kane Engelbert - Passion for Colorado Landscape Photography
N/A
24
Nolan Nitschke - The Business of Landscape Photography
N/A
23
Dani Lefrançois - Landscape Photography in Banff
N/A
22
TJ Thorne - Artist in Residency Programs
N/A
21
Wayne Pinkston - A Love Affair with Night Photography
N/A
20
Erez Marom - Becoming a Professional Landscape Photographer
N/A
19
Mike Sanchez - Leave No Trace in Landscape Photography
N/A
18
Cecil Whitt - An Artist's Journey into the Badlands of New Mexico
N/A
17
Candace Dyar - Connection to the Landscape as a Photographer
N/A
16
Guy Tal - The Sacredness of the Natural World in Landscape Photography
N/A
15
Mark Metternich - The Importance of Human Connection in Landscape Photography
N/A
14
Hillary Younger - Relationships with Nature
N/A
13
Dusty Doddridge - Meta Learning in Landscape Photography
N/A
12
Alex Noriega - International Landscape Photographer of the Year - 2016
N/A
11
David Kingham & Jennifer Renwick - Workshop Etiquette in Landscape Photography
N/A
10
David Thompson - Keeping Locations to Ourselves in Landscape Photography
N/A
9
Chris Williams - Pacific Northwest Landscape Photography
N/A
8
Zachary Bright - Humility in Landscape Photography
N/A
7
Paul Zizka - Canada Night Photography
N/A
6
Michael Bollino - Connecting with Nature in Landscape Photography
N/A
5
Mike Taylor - Lighthouses and Night Landscape Photography
N/A
4
Joshua Snow - Moab Landscape Photography
N/A
3
Jon Secord - New England Landscape Photography
N/A
2
Erin Babnik - Artistic Vision in Landscape Photography
N/A