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Outdoor Photography Podcast

Outdoor Photography Podcast

Join Brenda Petrella from Outdoor Photography School as she sits down with top landscape and nature photographers and leaders in the outdoor industry to unpack their approaches to creativity, connecting with nature, and working safely and comfortably in the natural world. This weekly podcast is a mix of interviews and quick tip episodes. The Tidbit Tuesday episodes include nuggets of practical information and a Q&A section where Brenda answers your submitted questions. Be sure to follow the podcast on your favorite podcast player and get ready to be inspired to create better images and reconnect with nature!

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Recent Episodes

Tidbit Tuesdays

Compositional Tips for Natural Abstracts

Aug. 16, 2022

Episode 72: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about how to approach composition when it comes to creating natural abstracts. Enjoy! LINKS MENTIONED: Jennifer Renwick and David Kingham’s Reverence: Deat…

Interviews

Creative Flow and Being a Content Creator With David Johnston

Aug. 9, 2022

Episode 71: Today I sit down with Tennessee-based landscape photographer and educator, David Johnston , to chat about: How he got interested in photography and how and why he decided to become a professional photographer How…

Tidbit Tuesdays

The Exposure Pyramid (uh, Triangle…) Explained

Aug. 2, 2022

Episode 70: Today’s Tidbit Tuesday topic was inspired by one of our listeners who wanted to understand exposure better. So if you wish to get a better grasp of the exposure settings of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO and e…

Interviews

The Value of Being a Generalist Photographer With Viktoria Haack

July 26, 2022

Episode 69: Today I sit down with professional photographer and artist, Viktoria Haack , from British Columbia to chat about: Her winding journey into photography How photography has served as an open-ended creative outlet f…

Tidbit Tuesdays

Let's Talk About Light [REMIX]

July 19, 2022

Episode 68: Light creates everything we see - colors, contrast, shapes, lines, etc., and therefore learning how to “see” light is an essential step in creating more compelling images. Many of our recent guests on the podcas…

Interviews

Let Go of Expectations and Embrace Failure With David Thompson

July 12, 2022

Episode 67: Today I sit down with landscape photographer, David Thompson , to chat about: A story about the photograph that sparked his early interest in photography His relationship with creativity How being naturally curio…

About the Host

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Brenda Petrella

Creator and Photographer

My goal is to help you create better images and reconnect with nature.

I created Outdoor Photography School and the Outdoor Photography Podcast to bridge the gap between the art and craft of photography and the outdoor skills that are needed to explore the natural world safely and comfortably.

On the Outdoor Photography Podcast, I interview top landscape and nature photographers and outdoor industry leaders to help you unleash your creative side while connecting with nature through your photography.

My job is to unpack their approaches to creativity and composition and to uncover key topics around safety in the outdoors, essential gear, and respect for nature.

Wherever you are in your journey as a landscape or nature photographer, you will eventually find yourself needing to acquire two sets of skills – that of a photographer, and that of an outdoors-person.

This podcast covers both of these topics in-depth so that you are comfortable and confident while creating in nature. Enjoy!

Submit a Question

Have a question about outdoor photography that you would like to have answered on the podcast?  Find a quiet place and record your question (up to 90 seconds).  I’ll do my best to answer it on the show.  Thanks for listening!