Don't Hurry, Be Curious
Summary: Photographer, former wildlife biologist, and owner of Blue Planet Photography, Mike Shipman discusses a variety of topics related to the why of photography, art, science, philosophy, and the creative process, including observations on the industry and business of photography, photography trip and workshop summaries, book and website reviews, periodic equipment reviews, and topics related to science and ecology.
Episode 2: Photography as a Way In this episode we ask the question "what role does photography play in your life?" and explore the meaning of a Way and Way of Life as it pertains to photography and art.
Episode 1: Phodogma In my inaugural podcast I introduce myself and the podcast. My first topic is Phodogma, a term I think I just coined, which refers to the dogmatic belief in photography of various things from “status” to the “Rules”. I’ll occasionally have a segment about unwarranted beliefs in photography. In this Phodogma episode I talk about four dogmatic beliefs that some people think convey some kind of status on a photographer. These are: 1. Auto vs Manual 2. JPG vs Raw 3. Equipment 4. Film vs Digital