We Talk Photo

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By: Jack Graham & John Pedersen

Are you a landscape or nature photographer? Do you love the outdoors? Then this podcast is for you. Join Jack Graham and John Pedersen for a discussion of all things photography. Jack, a 30 year industry veteran, along with John, a 10 year industry veteran, will explore and discuss a variety of topics that will be of interest to you as an outdoor photographer. Featuring interviews with industry leaders and top photographers, discussions of tools and techniques to get the most from your images along with insightful comments from working professionals. We strive to keep each episode chock full of great information.

Bill Fortney and historically significant photographers
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In this episode, Jack and John welcome back to the program Bill Fortney to discuss historically significant landscape and nature photographers that have helped shaped the photographic world that we inhabit today.  Starting with Ansel Adams, we progress through Elliot Portner, John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell and others.   We all feel its important … Continue reading Bill Fortney and historically significant photographers →


05/04/2021

Jack & John welcome Mike Moats to the podcast as they engage in a casual, yet informative conversation.  Mike is an amazing close-up/macro photographer and he joins the podcast to talk about what he does, how he produces such amazing images and what inspires him. Mikes Bio: Mike Moats is an international award-winning, professional macro … Continue reading →


Interview with Erwin Buske
04/19/2021

Jack and John welcome the fantastic PNW photographer Erwin Buske to the show.  Listen in as we talk about landscape and nature photography with someone who has been passionately pursuing amazing images from around the world. Artist Statement As a photographer I am both a witness and interpreter of nature. My goal is to capture … Continue reading Interview with Erwin Buske →


Interview with Matt Payne
04/05/2021

Jack and John are very excited to welcome Matt Payne to our podcast.  Matt is an incredible photographer with a dynamic passion for landscape and nature imagery and experiences. Listen in as we discuss his journey as a photographer and then his determined passion to help co-found Nature First and the Natural Landscape Photography awards. … Continue reading Interview with Matt Payne →


Interview with Scott Smorra
03/15/2021

Jack and John welcome the fantastic PNW photographer Scott Smorra to the show.  Listen in as we talk about landscape and nature photography with someone who has been passionately pursuing amazing images from around the world. Scott is an Oregon based photographer who creates finely crafted landscape and nature images in wilderness areas throughout the world. … Continue reading Interview with Scott Smorra →


Interview with Jerry Greer
03/01/2021

Jack and John welcome a longtime friend to the show, Mr Jerry Greer.  In this episode we get an in-depth look in to the book publishing business as well as a lively discussion with Jerry about his photographic journey and his thoughts on creativity. Jerry Greer is an award-winning photographer from Johnson City, Tennessee. His … Continue reading Interview with Jerry Greer →


Interview with Sarah Marino
02/10/2021

Jack and John welcome Sarah Marino to the podcast.  Sarah is an accomplished landscape and nature photographer and educator who shares her passion for the creative arts with us in her insightful and illuminating way.  Sarah and her partner Ron Coscorrosa have written many books related to photography and have travelled the world photographing the … Continue reading Interview with Sarah Marino →


Interview with Dimitri Vasileiou from Landscape Photography Magazine
01/26/2021

Jack and John talk with our good friend Dimitri Vasileiou, the founder and publisher of Landscape Photography Magazine.   Listen in as we talk about the photo magazine business as well as many photo related topics.  A lively discussion amidst the pandemic and how that has impact photography in general as well as the popularity … Continue reading Interview with Dimitri Vasileiou from Landscape Photography Magazine →


Interview with Justin Black
01/11/2021

Jack and John welcome Justin Black to the program.  Listen in as they discuss photography, conservation and a few funny stories along the way. Justin Black is a photographer, writer, and explorer from Washington, DC. A leader in his field, his photographs of the world’s high and wild places have been published widely and featured … Continue reading Interview with Justin Black →


Interview with Josh Lutz from Magnachrome
01/04/2021

Jack and John talk with Josh Lutz, President of Magnachrome Inc, one of the leading manufacturers of metal prints.  Magnachrome is very unique in that besides printing images on metal, they also offer an outstanding selection of metal frames to mount the metal prints in.  If you haven’t seen one of these metal frames, you … Continue reading Interview with Josh Lutz from Magnachrome →


Chris Klapheke from Outdoor Photo Gear
12/22/2020

John and Jack welcome back Chris Klapheke, owner, of Outdoorphotogear.com.  In this episode Chris shares some of his insights as a retailer during the pandemic and gives some thoughtful insight around photography. The We Talk Photo podcast is dedicated to being an entertaining, informative and lighthearted discussion about a wide range of photographic topics centered … Continue reading Chris Klapheke from Outdoor Photo Gear →


Interview with Marc Sadowski
12/17/2020

John and Jack welcome Marc Sadowski from the Fujilove Podcast.  Marc is an accomplished photographer, focusing on weddings and couples for much of his creative work, and, he also enjoys getting outside to photograph the landscape and nature whenever possible. If you are into Fujifilm X / GFX cameras and lenses, make sure you are … Continue reading Interview with Marc Sadowski →


Interview with John Barclay
12/07/2020

Jack and John welcome an accomplished photographer, musician, artist and all-around great guy to the program, John Barclay.  John leads workshops in the US and abroad and has new-found inspiration practicing mindful photography to capture more of what he feels in each image.  Listen to this engaging and though provoking podcast. Johns Artist Statement I … Continue reading Interview with John Barclay →


Interview with Guy Tal – More Than a Rock 2nd Edition
11/23/2020

It is once again our pleasure to welcome Guy Tal to the show.  Guy continues to challenge himself and others in how we approach our craft of photography, or artwork in general.   Guy if one of the best photographers and writers in our field today as well as being one of the most well-versed … Continue reading Interview with Guy Tal – More Than a Rock 2nd Edition →


11/09/2020

On this episode we have one of the hardest working guys in the photo biz, Mr Michael Gordon.  Michael joins Jack and John to talk about his photographic journey and his approach to photography today.   Give a listen and check out Michaels website and photo workshops.                 Michaels … Continue reading →


Interview with Cole Thompson
10/19/2020

One of the most amazing skilled and thoughtful photographers joins our podcast today.  We welcome Cole Thompson to our show to talk about his passion for photography, why black and white images and his thought processes around creating art.  Please tune in to this must-listen episode. At 14 years of age, I knew I was … Continue reading Interview with Cole Thompson →


Jack Is Back
10/12/2020

My esteemed co-host Jack Graham has returned to the show after his sabbatical away from the biz.  In this episode we welcome Jack plus talk about some exciting upcoming news related to Photograph the Pacific Northwest effort that Jack and I are launching.  Tune in and help welcome Jack back to the program The We … Continue reading Jack Is Back →


Shoot What It Feels Like
07/27/2020

John takes a break from interviewing folks to catch up on news from the photo industry and then dive in to the concept of “don’t shoot what it looks like, shoot what it feels like”, which is a famous quote from David Allen Harvey.   During the podcast, John encouraged you to send images of … Continue reading Shoot What It Feels Like →


Interview with Darrell Gulin
06/24/2020

John welcomes Darrell Gulin to the podcast for a lively discussion about his amazing history in the photo industry, his outstanding work and what it’s like to be one of only a few Canon Explorers of Light.   Info about Darrell: He is the past President of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He … Continue reading Interview with Darrell Gulin →


Discussion with Rick Sammon
06/04/2020

John welcomes Rick Sammon to the podcast along with a guest co-host Neil Powell to talk about Ricks 41st book and his illustrious career in the photo industry as well as his thoughts on creating art and being a creative. Award-winning photographer Rick Sammon loves his day job. A tireless, prolific and inspirational image-maker, Rick, … Continue reading Discussion with Rick Sammon →


Interview with Patricia Davidson
05/11/2020

John welcomes Patricia Davidson to the podcast to talk about her evolution as a photographer and her nomadic pursuits and how it has contributed to the amazing artwork she has created.  Patricia is a fantastic Oregon based photographer who recently presented at Out of Oregon and Out of Chicago. Listen in as we talk about … Continue reading Interview with Patricia Davidson →


Interview with Gary Randall
04/28/2020

While Jack is on sabbatical, John welcomes a longtime friend, Gary Randall to the podcast.  Listen in as we talk about the Homette, being the “old man on the mountain”, his photography experience and what inspires him to create such beautiful art. Garys Bio: Gary Randall is an award winning professional photographer, artist, writer, traveler … Continue reading Interview with Gary Randall →


Interview with Josh Lutz from Magnachrome
04/15/2020

Jack and John talk with Josh Lutz, President of Magnachrome Inc, one of the leading manufacturers of metal prints.  Magnachrome is very unique in that besides printing images on metal, they also offer an outstanding selection of metal frames to mount the metal prints in.  If you haven’t seen one of these metal frames, you … Continue reading Interview with Josh Lutz from Magnachrome →


Interview with Miles Morgan
04/01/2020

Jack and John welcome the always entertaining Miles Morgan.  Listen in as we talk about Miles experience and what inspires him to create the images he does. Miles Bio: “We” are a small group of amateur Fine Art Landscape Photographers located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest; Portland, Oregon to be more precise. By “we”, I … Continue reading Interview with Miles Morgan →


Photography Ideas during Quarantine
03/20/2020

While Jack is out on sabbatical, I wanted to put out a few ideas to hopefully inspire or motivate folks to dive in to a photo related topic to keep busy and grow your artistic ability.  In spite of the difficult times right now, don’t lose sight of your artistry and how that can enliven … Continue reading Photography Ideas during Quarantine →


Interview with Darren White
02/28/2020

Darren White joins us in this episode of We Talk Photo.  Darren is a longtime resident of the PNW and who grew his photography along the beaches, rivers and mountains of this beautiful country.  Darren is a successful workshop leader and has been published in several leading magazines.  Please give this episode a listen, it’s … Continue reading Interview with Darren White →


Interview with Colleen Miniuk
01/30/2020

Jack and John welcome Colleen Miniuk to the show.  High energy and outstanding creativity are the hallmarks of Colleen.  She is first and foremost a fantastic photographer, plus an incredible educator and well-published author.  Give this upbeat and engaging podcast a listen! Colleen Bio: I’m a Corporate-America-escapee turned full-time freelance outdoor photographer, writer, publisher, instructor, … Continue reading Interview with Colleen Miniuk →


Interview with David Cobb
01/07/2020

Jack & John welcome David Cobb to the podcast.  David is an incredible photographer based in the Pacific Northwest and who has travelled extensively throughout the country as well as internationally. Listen in as Jack and John talk about a wide variety of topics with David in this newest episode. Davids Bio Workshop leader David … Continue reading Interview with David Cobb →


Winter Photography & Jacks Sabbatical
12/20/2019

In this final episode of 2019 John and Jack discuss several recent industry events plus touch on some winter photography tips as John recently returned from leading a winter workshop to Grand Teton NP.  And finally, Jack talks a little bit about his planned sabbatical for the first half of 2020.         … Continue reading Winter Photography & Jacks Sabbatical →


Interview with Chris Klapheke of Outdoor Photo Gear
12/10/2019

Jack & John welcome Chris Klapheke to the podcast.  Chris is an accomplished landscape and wildlife photographer who also happens to be the founder and owner of Outdoor Photo Gear.  OPG specializes in carrying all of the accessories any photographer might need for their outdoor adventure.  Listen in as Jack and John discuss the photo … Continue reading Interview with Chris Klapheke of Outdoor Photo Gear →


Interview with Ellen Anon
11/26/2019

Jack & John welcome Ellen Anon to the podcast.  Ellen is an engaging photographer who has a vision for capturing her natural subjects in a way that grabs the viewer.  Ellen is a teacher, writer and outstanding photographer and we hope that you enjoy our talk with her! Ellens Bio I’m a freelance photographer and … Continue reading Interview with Ellen Anon →


Interview with Gary Crabbe
11/11/2019

Jack & John welcome Gary Crabbe to this latest episode of We Talk Photo.    Gary is an amazingly talented photographer and writer and through his various projects his dedication to the craft and art comes through loud and clear.  Listen in as Jack and John talk with Gary about his photography, the industry as … Continue reading Interview with Gary Crabbe →


Interview with Dan Bailey – Fuji X Photographer
10/25/2019

Jack & John welcome Dan Bailey to the podcast.    Dan is based in Alaska and a Fuji X photographer who focuses on landscape, aerial and cycling/adventure photography.  An Avid mountain biker, Dan travels extensively to photograph and ride and amass more experiences to add to his wealth of knowledge and skills. Listen in to this … Continue reading Interview with Dan Bailey – Fuji X Photographer →


Photo Manipulation Round Table Discussion
10/16/2019

In this episode we bring together a group of photographers for a round table discussion about photo manipulation and discuss items like cropping, sky replacement, compositing, etc.  The act of creating art is in the eye of the artist and most of us accept that, however, it’s when artists have not been completely transparent or … Continue reading Photo Manipulation Round Table Discussion →


Interview with Ron Rosenstock
10/03/2019

Jack and John welcome to the show a fantastic photographer and all-around great guy, Ron Rosenstock. Ron is a world traveller who has amassed an amazing portfolio of images, both in color and in monochrome.  He is currently exploring the world of infrared and how to interpret scenes with this cool twist on digital imaging. … Continue reading Interview with Ron Rosenstock →


Interview with Billy Luong (Fuji Guy)
09/19/2019

Jack & John are please to have one of the Fuji Guys on our program, Mr Billy Luong.  Billy is a Senior Product/Training Manager with Fujifilm Canada and has an immense passion for photography that comes through in all he talks about.  Listen in as they discuss Billys road to fame as a Fuji Guy, … Continue reading Interview with Billy Luong (Fuji Guy) →


Interview with Karen Hutton and the power of awe
09/12/2019

Jack & John welcome Karen Hutton to the podcast.  Karen is a photographer, author, speaker, voice artist and overall champion of light. Listen in as Karen talks about her inspirations, her experiences and how she approaches her many creative endeavors and the most important, “The Power of Awe”. Karens Bio: Karen Hutton is an International … Continue reading Interview with Karen Hutton and the power of awe →


Alaska Bears & Landscape Photo Workshop Recap
09/06/2019

John and Jack recently returned from leading a workshop in Katmai National Park to photograph the grizzly bears in their natural habitat.  Listen as they describe the workshop and the fantastic experience.  In what could be a “bucket list” trip for many, this workshop is unlike any other that we run and is truly a … Continue reading Alaska Bears & Landscape Photo Workshop Recap →


Interview with Scott Kelby
08/28/2019

Jack & John are  honored to welcome Scott Kelby to the podcast.  Scott is known worldwide for his photographic work, along with his media company.  Listen as Jack and John talk to Scott about his recent travels, new camera equipment, his musical passions as well as some of his thoughts on Adobe and competing software … Continue reading Interview with Scott Kelby →


Interview with Guy Tal
08/20/2019

Jack & John welcome  one of the most exciting and insightful creators, artist, photographer and writer today, Guy Tal.  Guy has produced an incredibly amazing body of work, both visually and verbally about photography, creativity and life.  Guy is one of the most vivid and introspective thinkers who has an innate ability to transfer his … Continue reading Interview with Guy Tal →