F-Stop Collaborate and Listen

Len Metcalf - Teaching Black and White Landscape Photography

Episode 053 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Len Metcalf! Full liner notes and links are available on my website at www.mattpaynephotography.com

It was fantastic to have Len on the podcast all the way from Australia! Len is a professional photographer specializing in digital black and white photography. Len spends most of his time teaching photography through his business, Len's School

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How Len got into photography while growing up in Australia.
  • Teaching photography for a living and how to effectively teach as a workshop leader.
  • Digital Black and White Photography.
  • Reaching your fans through a daily blog post.
  • Composition.

Over on Patreon this week, Len and I discussed the fascinating intersection between ethics and teaching. 

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/3 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 Len:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

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

Tim Parkin

Mark Littlejohn

David Ward

Chris Bell

Some examples of Len'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! We've also started an Instagram page and a Facebook page for the podcast, where we'll be sharing updates as we go! 

Sarah Marino & Ron Coscorrosa - Intimate and Abstract Landscape Photography

Episode 052 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Colorado photographers Sarah Marino & Ron Coscorrosa!

This week we share a special recording of the podcast. Sarah, Ron, and I recorded this one in person - it was a really special experience and I am so excited to share it with the world. I have been huge fans of Sarah & Ron for many years - and am absolutely in love with Sarah's writing (Ron, I still love you too). Their outlook and approach to nature photography is refreshing, unique, and worth studying. I invite all of the listeners to really get to know their work because it will change the way you approach photography going forward, I promise!

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How Sarah & Ron met and got into landscape photography.
  • Intimate and abstract landscape photography.
  • The power of exploration.
  • Their Iceland guide book.
  • Sharing of photo locations.
  • Role of workshop leaders to use their influence for good.
  • Business models for monetizing photography and self-publishing.
  • Women in landscape photography.

Over on Patreon this week we had Sarah Marino, Ron Coscorrosa, David Kingham, and Jennifer Renwick share their experiences living the RV / Teardrop Trailer lifestyle as photographers. This is a can't miss episode worth checking out!

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/3 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 Sarah & Ron:

Website

Instagram (Ron) Instagram (Sarah)

Facebook (Ron) Facebook (Sarah)

Here are the artists that Sarah & Ron would like to hear on the podcast:

Some examples of Sarah & Ron'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!

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Erik Stensland - Nature Photography as a Healer

Episode 051 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with Estes Park, Colorado photographer Erik Stensland!

This week we share a special recording of the podcast. Erik and I recorded this one in person from Ridgway, Colorado - it was a really special experience and I am so excited to share it with the world. Erik is one of the most thoughtful, intelligent, engaging, and interesting landscape photographers of our time. His journey as a photographer is incredibly interesting and inspiring. His outlook and approach is refreshing and has provided me with a great deal of inspiration and I hope it will for you as well.

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • Erik's journey into photography and a gallery owner.
  • Nature as a vehicle for self-healing and the connection to introversion.
  • Leadership and our role as photographers in the conservation movement.
  • How to bring goodness to the world though photography.
  • Why do you take photos?

Over on Patreon this week Erik talked about owning and operating a gallery - a must listen for anyone who has ever been interested in that!

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/3 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 Erik:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

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

Richard Barnabe

Jack Dykinga

Marc Muench

Chip Phillips

Some examples of Erik'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!

Jennifer Khordi - Moon Landscape Photography

Episode 050 of F-Stop Collaborate and Listen with New Jersey-based photographer Jennifer Khordi! I have been a huge fan of Jennifer's work ever since I got into photographing the night sky. Jennifer dedicates most of her spare time planning and executing amazing photographs of the full moon in New York City. We spent a lot of time talking about her obsession and how she plans those shots, which takes incredible dedication, planning, and execution. 

We covered some great topics this week, including:

  • How Jennifer got into photography.
  • Jennifer's obsession with the moon.
  • Fake moon photography and why it bothers her.
  • Jennifer's New York City workshops.
  • The balance of photography and work.
  • Issues she has encountered has a woman photographer.

Please consider supporting the podcast on Patreon! There's a ton of bonus content over there for subscribers! We are 1/3 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 Adam talked about paragliding, rock climbing, and adventure.

To learn more about Jennifer:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

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

Chris Georgia

Aaron Priest

Some examples of Jennifer'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!

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