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Interviews

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
Tidbit Tuesdays

Answering Your Photography Questions

May 10, 2022

Episode 58: In today’s short Tidbit Tuesday, I answer three of your questions about how my science background has influenced my photography, explaining aspect ratios and printing, and what a lens limit switch is and how to u…

Interviews

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
Tidbit Tuesdays

How to Photograph Waterfalls and Streams

April 26, 2022

Episode 56: As a continuation of our recent “how to photograph” themed Tidbit Tuesday episodes, today’s topic is how to photograph waterfalls and streams. Waterfalls and streams are some of my favorite subjects to photograp…

Interviews

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
Tidbit Tuesdays

A Simple Guide to Photographing the Moon

April 12, 2022

Episode 54: Have you tried to photograph the moon only to be disappointed by your results? Perhaps it’s too small, or it just looks like a big white blob, or it’s blurry? In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answered a listener qu…

Interviews

Passion Photography Projects With Justin Tedford

April 5, 2022

Episode 53: Today I sit down with Iowa-based photographer and educator, Justin Tedford, to chat about: Photography as a side hustle and balancing it with a full-time job and family Using intentional camera movement (ICM) as …

Tidbit Tuesdays

Beginner’s Guide to Milky Way Photography

March 29, 2022

Episode 52: Today’s Tidbit Tuesday is all about Milky Way photography, including recommended gear and accessories, camera settings, and planning. This episode is geared towards someone who is new to Milky Way photography or…

Interviews

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone With David Kingham

March 22, 2022

Episode 51: Today I sit down with full-time nature photographer and educator, David Kingham , to chat about: The pros and cons of living as a nomadic nature photographer Returning to in-person workshops post-Covid The benefi…

Guest: David Kingham
Tidbit Tuesdays

Photo Editing vs Photo Manipulation: Is There a Limit? [REMIX]

March 15, 2022

Episode 50: This (remixed) Tidbit Tuesday is a little more philosophical in nature as I answer two of our listener questions around photo manipulation - whether that is done in the field or in the digital darkroom. Is there…

Interviews

Experiencing the High Sierra Through Photography and Climbing With Claude Fiddler

March 8, 2022

Episode 49: Today I sit down with California landscape photographer and climber, Claude Fiddler , to chat about: How an early experience on the John Muir Trail laid the foundation for his passion for the mountains and mounta…

Tidbit Tuesdays

How to Stay Safe While Hiking Alone

March 1, 2022

Episode 48: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I share some tips on how to be safe while hiking and doing photography alone. It’s a question I get often, so I hope these tips help you feel more prepared and comfortable when you tre…

Interviews

Using Photography and Film to Tell Untold Stories With Talor Stone and Ashlei Payne

Feb. 22, 2022

Episode 47: Today I sit down with Arctic specialist and photographer, Talor Stone , and award-winning filmmaker, Ashlei Payne , to chat about: Their individual paths, experiences, and stories that have led them to collaborat…

Tidbit Tuesdays

Depth of Field Explained and How to Photograph the Moon With a Foreground

Feb. 15, 2022

Episode 46: In today’s short Tidbit Tuesday, I explain some important concepts around depth of field before answering a listener question about how to photograph the moon with a foreground and get both in focus. Enjoy! LINK…

Interviews

Heart-Centered Photography With John Barclay

Feb. 8, 2022

Episode 45: Today I sit down with John Barclay, to chat about: His unexpected journey into photography The lasting impact of his mentors, Nancy Rotenberg, Freeman Patterson, and others How to overcome negative self-talk or b…

Guest: John Barclay
Special Episode

What Does Connecting to Nature Mean to You? [COMPILATION]

Feb. 1, 2022

Episode 44: Today, we’re paying tribute to the last ten incredible guests we’ve had on the podcast. Each of them has shared their wisdom and valuable perspectives about photography, creativity, composition, and connecting w…

Interviews

Photography as Art is a Process with Erin Babnik

Jan. 25, 2022

Episode 43: Today I sit down with photographic artist, educator, author, speaker, and Canon Explorer of Light, Erin Babnik , to chat about: How traveling independently as a small child helped her learn to travel with ease as…

Guest: Erin Babnik
Tidbit Tuesdays

How and When To Use Exposure Compensation

Jan. 18, 2022

Episode 42: Today we return to our normal, more technically oriented Tidbit Tuesday episode with an explanation of exposure compensation - what it is, and how and when to use it in your outdoor photography. I tie together i…

Interviews

Impactful and Practical Wildlife Photography With Juan Pons

Jan. 8, 2022

Episode 41: Today I sit down with wildlife and landscape photographer,Juan Pons, to chat about: How the right teacher at the right time inspired his journey into photography How his curiosity and interest in studying wildlif…

Guest: Juan Pons
Tidbit Tuesdays

The One Thing That Will Improve Your Photography This Year

Jan. 4, 2022

Episode 40: Is there something that you really hope to achieve in your photography this year - something that you would really love to improve or to grow in some way - so that at this time next year, you can look back and fe…

Interviews

A Complete Guide to Landscape Photography For Beginners and Intermediates With Brenda Petrella [Guest Episode]

Dec. 28, 2021

Episode 39: Welcome to another special episode! This week, I’m thrilled to share with you a guest episode from the So You Want to Be a Photographer Podcast with Gina Milicia , where she interviewed me about my journey from …

Tidbit Tuesdays

Should You Buy Filters? Landscape Photography Filters Explained [REPLAY]

Dec. 21, 2021

Episode 38: Today’s Tidbit Tuesday is a slightly condensed replay of Episode 2, which was all about landscape photography filters. I explain the four different types of filters most commonly used in outdoor photography, the…

Special Episode

3 Types Of Conservation Stories You Can Photograph Near Home [Guest Episode]

Dec. 14, 2021

Episode 37: Welcome to a special episode! This week, I’m thrilled to share with you an episode from my friend and wildlife conservation photographer, Jaymi Heimbuch , who hosts Impact: The Conservation Photography Podcast .…

Tidbit Tuesdays

All Cracked Up About Mud!

Dec. 7, 2021

Episode 36: In this special Tidbit Tuesday episode, I’m joined by previous guests, Sarah Marino and Jennifer Renwick , to chat about: What makes photographing mud cracks so appealing How local knowledge of the landscape can …