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Interviews

Exploration, Conservation, and Empathy With Charles Bergman

July 27, 2021

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 …

Tidbit Tuesdays

What to Photograph on Overcast, Grey Days?

July 20, 2021

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 …

Interviews

How to Safely Explore the Outdoors With Courtney Harvey

July 13, 2021

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…

Tidbit Tuesdays

Travel and Packing Tips for Outdoor Photographers

July 6, 2021

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…

Interviews

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

June 29, 2021

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…

Guest: Sarah Marino
Tidbit Tuesdays

How to Get Sharp Images & Thoughts on Location Sharing

June 22, 2021

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 o…

Interviews

Finding Inspiration in the Texas Landscape With Linda Nickell

June 15, 2021

Episode 11: Today I sit down with landscape and travel photographer, Linda Nickel , to chat about: Linda’s photography webinar series, the Happiness Hour The diverse and exciting landscapes that Texas has to offer Tips on gr…

Guest: Linda Nickell
Tidbit Tuesdays

Kick Your Photography Rut in the Butt and Q&A

June 8, 2021

Episode 10: Do you have days when you feel burnt out or totally stuck in a photography slump? Do you ever feel like your creative juices are just all dried up? Or nothing feels exciting to photograph? I know I do. In thi…

Interviews

Exploring Yosemite and the Value of Connecting With Nature With Robb Hirsch

June 1, 2021

Episode 9: Today, I sit down with landscape photographer, Robb Hirsch , to chat about: Robb’s transition from biologist to full-time photographer The pros and cons of shooting a wide variety of subjects The importance of sta…

Guest: Robb Hirsch
Tidbit Tuesdays

Four Steps to Finding Compositions in Landscape Photography

May 25, 2021

Episode 8: Do you struggle to find compelling compositions in a grand landscape? This week’s Tidbit Tuesday episode was inspired by one of our podcast listeners who wanted some tips for creating compositions of wide-open sc…

Interviews

Creating Images With Impact in Conservation Photography with Jaymi Heimbuch

May 18, 2021

Episode 7: Today I sit down with wildlife conservation photographer, Jaymi Heimbuch , to chat about: Key elements of a conservation story How to pitch conservation stories to publications How to familiarize yourself with wil…

Tidbit Tuesdays

Protect Yourself From Ticks and Focusing in Landscape Photography

May 11, 2021

Episode 6: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I share five quick tips on how to protect yourself from contracting a tick-borne illness after spending time in nature. Ticks are prevalent all over the world, and while their bites are…

Interviews

Creativity, Visual Flow, and Finding Your Vision Beyond the Icons with Brenda Tharp

May 4, 2021

Episode 5: Today I sit down with Brenda Tharp , to chat about: Her journey into photography Her lifelong connection to and love of nature Where she derives inspiration from and how she approaches composition When to use the …

Guest: Brenda Tharp
Tidbit Tuesdays

Photo Editing vs Photo Manipulation: Is There a Limit?

April 27, 2021

Episode 4: This 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 a differen…

Interviews

How to Prevent Injuries and Prepare Your Body for Hiking with Chase Tucker

April 20, 2021

Episode 3: Today, I sit down with certified strength and conditioning coach, Chase Tucker , to chat about: How to prevent injuries and knee pain while hiking Common muscle weaknesses as a result of working a desk job and how…

Guest: Chase Tucker
Tidbit Tuesdays

Should You Buy Filters? Landscape Photography Filters Explained and Q&A

April 13, 2021

Episode 2: Welcome to our first Tidbit Tuesday episode, where I give you practical photography tips or outdoor advice and answer your submitted questions. Today, we talk about filters used in outdoor photography, which also…

Interviews

Ethical Landscape Photography and How Psychology Influences the Creative Process with Matt Payne

April 6, 2021

Episode 1: Welcome to the very first episode of the Outdoor Photography Podcast! Today, I sit down with Colorado-based landscape photographer, Matt Payne , to chat about: How mindset and the psychology of competition can im…

Guest: Matt Payne
Special Episode

Introducing the Outdoor Photography Podcast

March 22, 2021

Welcome to the Outdoor Photography Podcast, a weekly show created by Brenda Petrella from Outdoor Photography School ! Join us for in-depth conversations with top photographers about creativity, composition, and techniques, …