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Episodes

November 30, 2021

Navigating Photography and Parenthood With Chrissy Donadi

Episode 35: Today I sit down with Pennsylvania-based landscape, nature, and travel photographer and educator, Chrissy Donadi , to chat about: Her unexpected path into photography Balancing the technical and creative aspects o...

Interviews

November 23, 2021

Achieving Balance in Composition

Episode 34: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about how to achieve balance in photography composition. We chat about what balance is, what role balance plays in evoking certain emotions, how we can effe...

Tidbit Tuesdays

November 16, 2021

Being Called to the Landscape With Michele Sons

Episode 33: Today, I sit down with Virginia-based fine art landscape photographer, Michele Sons , to chat about: How life circumstances led to her passion for photography Deciding to leave a high-stress career to pursue photo...

Interviews

November 09, 2021

Does Size Matter?

Episode 32: In today’s quick Tidbit Tuesday, I answer two listener questions about camera sensor size, image quality, printing, and more. Enjoy! LINKS MENTIONED: Digital Camera Database Episode 24: How to Expose For High Dyn...

Tidbit Tuesdays

November 02, 2021

Stewardship and Conservation Through Photography With David Hunter

Episode 31: Today, I’m joined by California-based landscape and conservation photographer, David Hunter , to chat about: How he got started in landscape and conservation photography How being a photographer and an elementary ...

Interviews

October 26, 2021

Understanding Histograms, ETTR, and ETTL

Episode 30: Have you heard that using the histogram is a better way to assess exposure than your camera’s metering system? Are you still a bit confused on how to properly use the histogram, and it means to expose to the righ...

Tidbit Tuesdays

October 19, 2021

Personal Growth Through Landscape Photography With Brie Stockwell

Episode 29: Today, I sit down with Texas-based landscape photographer and personal coach, Brie Stockwell , to chat about: How a personal coaching experience set her on a journey to learn landscape photography Setting impossib...

Interviews

October 12, 2021

Protecting Your Camera Gear While in Nature

Episode 28: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about camera backpacks - specifically waterproof (not just water-resistant) camera backpack options. I also give some tips on how to protect your camera gea...

Tidbit Tuesdays

October 05, 2021

Creative Living and Expressive Photography With Alister Benn

Episode 27: Today, I sit down with Scotland-based landscape photographer and educator, Alister Benn , to chat about: His journey into being a full-time landscape photographer What expressive photography means to him The idea ...

Interviews

September 28, 2021

Fall Foliage Photography Tips

Episode 26: In today’s short Tidbit Tuesday, I share six photography tips that will help you create amazing images of fall foliage. Enjoy! LINKS MENTIONED: OPS Article: How to Photograph Stunning Fall Colors: A Complete Guid...

Tidbit Tuesdays

September 21, 2021

Reverent and Responsible Landscape Photography With Karen Cooper

Episode 25: Today, I sit down with Vancouver-based landscape photographer, Karen Cooper , to chat about: How walking in nature as a form of physical therapy led her into nature photography The value of developing an intimate ...

Interviews

September 14, 2021

How to Expose for High Dynamic Range Scenes

Episode 24: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about how to deal with scenes with high dynamic range, such as a sunrise or sunset image. What is dynamic range? Do you expose for the shadows, highlights,...

Tidbit Tuesdays

September 07, 2021

Creating Natural Abstracts, Slow Photography, and Photography Projects With Jennifer Renwick

Episode 23: Today, I sit down with Colorado-based nature photographer, Jennifer Renwick , to chat about: How she knew it was time to take the leap and do nature photography full-time Words of advice for hobbyist photographers...

Interviews

August 31, 2021

Q&A re: Planning Images and Switching to Mirrorless

Episode 22: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer listener questions about planning images and my decision to switch to mirrorless. We chat about: Four categories of information to consider when planning an image Apps and reso...

Tidbit Tuesdays

August 24, 2021

Large Format Black & White Nature Photography With Cody Schultz

Episode 21: Today I sit down with Pennsylvania-based nature photographer and creative writer, Cody Schultz , to chat about: Photography as a way of coping with mental health struggles What it’s like to do landscape photograph...

Interviews

August 17, 2021

[SPECIAL EPISODE] What Does Connecting With Nature Mean to You?

Episode 20: Today, we celebrate our 20th episode by paying tribute to the ten amazing guests we’ve had on the podcast so far. Each of them has shared so much wisdom and valuable nuggets of information about photography, crea...

Special Episode

August 10, 2021

Visual Perception and Cultivating Creativity With Colleen Miniuk

Episode 19: Today, I’m sitting down with Arizona-based landscape photographer, avid writer, and educator Colleen Miniuk to chat about: How she transitioned from a technical career to a more creative career The value of follow...

Interviews

August 03, 2021

Let's Talk About Light

Episode 18: 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. So, in this Tidbit Tuesday, I break down...

Tidbit Tuesdays

July 27, 2021

Exploration, Conservation, and Empathy With Charles Bergman

Episode 17: Today, I sit down with award-winning writer and photographer, Charles Bergman , to chat about: How following different passions led him to photography How to reframe how we relate to animals to respond better to t...

Interviews

July 20, 2021

What to Photograph on Overcast, Grey Days?

Episode 16: Do gloomy grey days bring you the photography blues? When the sky is drab and the light is blah, it can be hard to be inspired to get out to do some photography. But, even in these conditions, there are plenty o...

Tidbit Tuesdays

July 13, 2021

How to Safely Explore the Outdoors With Courtney Harvey

Episode 15: Today I sit down with certified wilderness first responder and instructor, Courtney Harvey , to chat about: Precautions and preparation steps to take before trekking out into nature, whether that is a local trail ...

Interviews

July 06, 2021

Travel and Packing Tips for Outdoor Photographers

Episode 14: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I share some tips and reminders on packing and traveling with your camera gear. It can be tempting to pack everything to keep your options open, but bringing it all may be unnecessary ...

Tidbit Tuesdays

June 29, 2021

Creative Self-Expression, Composition, and Letting Go of Expectations With Sarah Marino

Episode 13: Today I sit down with Colorado-based nature photographer, Sarah Marino , to chat about: Finding internal peace through photography and nature Figuring out a work/life balance and the power of saying no How living ...

Interviews

June 22, 2021

How to Get Sharp Images & Thoughts on Location Sharing

Episode 12: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday episode, I answer two listener questions about how to get sharp images and discuss four key steps to nailing focus in landscape and nature images. We discuss autofocus settings, depth of...

Tidbit Tuesdays