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Macro, Abstract, and Impressionistic Photography With Charles Needle

Nov. 1, 2022

Episode 83: Today I sit down with award-winning fine art photographer, Charles Needle, to chat about: How photography helped him recover from a debilitating illness The benefits of having a mindful approach to photography Ph…


Photographing the Wonders of Washington With Photo Cascadia

Oct. 18, 2022

Episode 81: Today I sit down with six of seven members of the esteemed Photo Cascadia team, to chat about: How the collective got started and what keeps them going strong The inspiration behind their newest book, Washington …


Being Responsive to the Landscape With Kristen Ryan

Oct. 4, 2022

Episode 79: Today I sit down with landscape photographer, Kristen Ryan , to chat about: How taking photographs of her young children transitioned into her passion for landscape photography Her deep-rooted connection to the T…

Guest: Kristen Ryan

An Intentional Approach to Photography With Anna Morgan

Sept. 20, 2022

Episode 77: Today I sit down with nature photographer and writer, Anna Morgan, from British Columbia to chat about: Using photography as a tool to ask deeper questions How photography helps her to understand herself better T…

Guest: Anna Morgan

Photographing Canadian Wildlife With Colleen Gara

Sept. 6, 2022

Episode 75: Today I sit down with Alberta, Canada-based wildlife photographer, Colleen Gara , to chat about: How her lifelong passion for the outdoors led to her path to becoming a wildlife photographer How having created po…

Guest: Colleen Gara

Photography as a Gateway to Curiosity With Benjamin Williamson

Aug. 23, 2022

Episode 73: Today I sit down with professional landscape photographer, Benjamin Williamson , to chat about: How he transitioned from being a musician and bartender to being a professional photographer The two-way street of c…


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…


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…


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…


Curiosity, Vision, and Purpose With Justin Black

June 28, 2022

Episode 65: Today I sit down with professional photographer, writer, editor, and expedition leader and instructor, Justin Black, to chat about: What it was like working with Galen Rowell at Mountain Light Photography and som…

Guest: Justin Black

How To Be a Better Nature Photographer With Alyce Bender

June 14, 2022

Episode 63: Today I sit down with professional nature photographer, Alyce Bender , to chat about: Early childhood experiences that led to her passion for photography as a kid How certain skills she learned in the military ha…

Guest: Alyce Bender

Becoming a Student of Light With Sean Bagshaw

May 31, 2022

Episode 61: Today I sit down with Oregon-based landscape photographer and educator, Sean Bagshaw , to chat about: How he transitioned from teaching middle school science to being a full-time landscape photographer and photog…

Guest: Sean Bagshaw

Storytelling in Nature Photography With John Putnam

May 17, 2022

Episode 59: Today I sit down with Maine-based landscape and nature photographer, John Putnam , to chat about: How his background in filmmaking led to how he approaches still photography today Documenting nature in an artisti…

Guest: John Putnam

Expressing the Landscape With Light With Michael Frye

May 3, 2022

Episode 57: Today I sit down with California-based professional landscape photographer and educator, Michael Frye , to chat about: His early days working at the Ansel Adams Gallery and who were some of his sources of inspira…

Guest: Michael Frye

Fine Art Landscape Photography With Cheyne Walls

April 19, 2022

Episode 55: Today I sit down with award-winning landscape photographer, Cheyne Walls , to chat about: How his formal training as a photographer learning both film and digital photography shaped his approach to landscape phot…

Guest: Cheyne Walls