F-Stop Collaborate and Listen

Adam Gibbs - International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018

Episode 049 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Canada-based landscape photographer Adam Gibbs! Adam has a wonderful catalog of work that he's curated for over 20 years as a full-time landscape photographer. I was able to get him onto the podcast after a lot of demand from other guests and commenters to get him on! We had a fantastic conversation that is well worth a listen. 

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How Adam got into Landscape Photography.
  • How Landscape Photography has changed over the years.
  • Instagram and popularity.
  • Adam's workshops.
  • Adam's use of YouTube as a platform.
  • Digital manipulation and the impact on the craft.

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/4 of the way to our goal of being able to award a $1,000 prize to a photographer dedicated to conservation. Over on Patreon this week Miles told a story about how he was blackmailed by another photographer.

To learn more about Adam:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Here are the artists that Adam would like to hear on the podcast:

John Sexton

Chris Burkett

Alister Benn

Some examples of Adam's photography can be seen below. 

I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via email, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook Group or on Reddit!

Miles Morgan - Balancing Work & Landscape Photography

Episode 048 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Portland, Oregon-based landscape photographer Miles Morgan! I've been a massive fan of Miles for many years and it was so fun finally talking to him on the podcast. Miles' photography speaks for itself, and, he's probably one of the most humble photographers you'll ever meet! We had a fantastic time on the podcast and I think you'll love this episode if you are a Miles Morgan fan in any way!

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How Miles got into Landscape Photography
  • The art of story telling and its importance in landscape photography
  • Balancing f/t work, family, and photography
  • How to choose a workshop that matches your needs
  • Digital manipulation
  • "Active Viewing"
  • Big Naked Wall

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/4 of the way to our goal of being able to award a $1,000 prize to a photographer dedicated to conservation. Over on Patreon this week Miles told a story about how he was blackmailed by another photographer.

To learn more about Miles:

Website

Instagram

Here are the artists that Miles would like to hear on the podcast:

Ian Plant

Cody Wilson

Some examples of Miles' photography can be seen below. 

I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via email, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook Group or on Reddit!

Aaron Meyers - Thinking Like your Customers in Landscape Photography

Episode 047 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with California-based landscape photographer and the Director of Product for SmugMug, Aaron Meyers! Aaron reached out to me to see if I would be interested in discussing more of the business side of being a landscape photographer and I thought it would be a great idea. I personally really enjoyed our conversation this week - there's a lot for everyone in this episode!

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How to think like your customers
  • How to price your photography
  • How to cultivate your buyers

Over on Patreon this week we went on a deep dive relating to social media strategy for landscape photographers, including ad buys and more. We also discussed the new Vero app.

Special announcements: 

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/4 of the way to our goal of being able to award a $1,000 prize to a photographer dedicated to conservation.

To learn more about Aaron:

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Here are the artists that Aaron would like to hear on the podcast:

CJ Kale and Nick Selway

Sarah Marino & Ron Coscorrosa

Chris Burkhard

Some examples of Aaron's photography can be seen below. 

I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via email, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook Group or on Reddit!

Barry Sweet - The National Park Service

Episode 046 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Barry Sweet! Barry is the Wilderness Office Manager for the National Park Service (NPS) at Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park, Colorado. My friend and fellow landscape photographer Erik Stensland suggested that Barry come on the podcast to share his perspective and intertwined issues that we face as landscape photographers, including:

  • Why he has given his life for the protection of public lands.
  • How the NPS tries to fulfill the two-pronged mission of preserving these special places while also helping people to engage and enjoy these places.
  • The different roles of NPS, BLM, and the National Forest and how each of these different departments relate and how photographers might relate differently with each of these areas.
  • What the Wilderness Office actually does.
  • What philosophy and ideals he and his team try to instill in visitors to wilderness.
  • How photographers are typically viewed by the Park Service.
  • How we can use our photography to promote the preservation of wild lands.

Special announcements: 

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/4 of the way to our goal of being able to award a $1,000 prize to a photographer dedicated to conservation.

I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via email, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. You can also join the conversation on our Facebook Group or on Reddit! Over on the Facebook Group we have amazing critiques of photographs from the podcast's guests and fans.

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