Go Take Pictures
Go Take Pictures is an interview show hosted by Dan Hawk where you'll get to know unique people making Photographs from a bunch of different genres, industries and styles.
Jul 8 2020
Go Take Pictures Podcast Introduction
Episode 1. What to expect! My name is Dan Hawk, and I'm an outdoor Commercial, Lifestyle photographer located in Portland OR. You can reach out to me here:
Feb 7 2022
28: Justin Snead - Storm Chasing Photographer
My Guest on this episode is Justin Snead, also known as the Dreadlock Traveler. Justin is a Storm Chaser and photographer with a career as a traveling health care professional. This career allows him to be mobile across the midwest United States during the active storm season each year. We talked about how he discovered this passion, how his career has prepared him for this type of fast paced and chaotic photography and what drives him.
Jan 4 2022
27: Tom Lupton- Portland based Fashion Photographer
My guest on this episode is Tom Lupton. Tom is a Portland Oregon based Fashion photographer who creates absolutely stunning conceptual photos for designers and as part of his personal artistic growth. We recently met through some mutual friends in one of my favorite remote places where I was able to watch him put together one of his signature shoots!
Oct 20 2021
26: Kristopher Shinn - Seattle WA based film photographer
My Guest on this episode is Kristopher Shinn, a Seattle Washington based photographer. I got to know Kris through his film photography project, By Way of Water, documenting his time on the Ferries around the Seattle area. In addition to being a fantastic photographer, he has become a leader in the NFT photography community over the last few months. We talked about everything from his background growing up in the bay area of California pursuing music and sports to how he found himself making images on a rediscovered film camera that belonged to his father. This was a fun conversation and I hope you enjoy!
Oct 2 2021
25: Brynn Alise Schmidt - Colorado Based Nature, Wildlife, and Landscape Photographer
My Guest on this episode is Brynn Alise Schmidt, a Colorado based Nature, Wildlife and landscape photographer. Brynn has a breathtaking portfolio of imagery that spans locations, conditions and subjects. We talked about what it takes to be a wildlife photographer, the ethics involved as well as the carbon footprint of being a photographer.
Sep 4 2021
24: Matt Payne - Colorado based Landscape Photographer and Mountain Climber
My Guest on this episode is Matt Payne, a Landscape photographer, mountain climber and podcast host based in Colorado. In addition to making stunning photos in incredibly remote mountain areas, Matt has one of the most extensive guest lists ever on his podcast F Stop Collaborate and Listen. We talked about his current book project, our thoughts on the differences and similairties between those who spend time outdoors for recreation and landscape photographery. We also spent some time digging in on the ecological impact of NFT's and how that affects our decision making as people who love nature.
Aug 27 2021
23: Jerad Armijo- Portland based Fine Art Nature Photographer and Artist
My Guest on this eposide is Jerad Armijo, a Portland Oregon based photographer and artist who is originally from New Mexico. His imagery is profoundly beautiful, blending breathtaking images from nature with his signature color work and conceptual process. We talked about the recent release of his collection in the NFT space as well as his process and how it's evolved over time.
Aug 19 2021
22: David Johnston - Tennessee based nature photographer and NFT Artist
My guest on this Episode is David Johnston, a Tennessee based nature and landscape photographer who has been moving into new markets and styles with success in the NFT community. We talked about the way his photography has evolved, how he balances family and business and the future of digital art.
Aug 10 2021
21: Tommy Spencer – Portland-based Street, and Live Music, Film Photographer
My Guest on this episode is Tommy Spencer a street and live music photographer in Portland Oregon who specializes in film. Tommy and I have been friends for a few years and have been recording another podcast since last summer. He works in the photo industry and has a formal education in Art with a focus on photography. We talked about his career path, what film means to him, as well as some specifics of how he juggles shooting digital and film.
Jun 16 2021
20: Tara Workman, Portland Oregon Based Landscape photographer
My Guest on this episode is Tara Workman, a Landscape and Nature photographer based in Portland Oregon. She was Born in Barbados, and moved to the US to pursue a career in Medicine as a family physician. Her imagery is subtle, studied, and unique, and it was a pleasure learning about her approach to photography, the community she has built with other photographers and the way she works.
May 19 2021
19: Gritchelle Fallesgon, Oregon Adventure and Cycling Photographer
My Guest on this episode is Gritchelle Fallesgon, a Portland Oregon based photographer who specializes in Outdoor Adventure and lifestyle Photography, and the Cycling world. We talked about how she found a career in photography by way of graphic arts, and how she has focused on making art that celebrates diversity and people getting Rad. credit: @charries_cafe
May 8 2021
18: Brian Atkins- Portland Based Landscape and Lifestyle Photographer
My guest on this episode is Brian Atkins, a Portland Oregon based landscape and lifestyle photographer. Originally from the bay area of California, Brian spends his time alternating between mountain biking, hiking, and photography. We talked about what brought him to the Pacific Northwest and how he started creating imagery for outdoor brands.
Mar 21 2021
17: Brian Bear Butler- Traveling Filmmaker, Wildlife and Nature Photographer
My guest on this episode is Brian Bear Butler, a Filmmaker, wildlife and nature photographer who lives on the road in a converted school bus camper van. We talked about how he went from growing up in the Chicago area, to being a full-time mechanic, to spending all of his free time photographing local wildlife, to living on the road and filming projects about things as diverse and big-game hunting and tiny home living. I think you're gonna love the range in the conversation.
Mar 6 2021
16: Keith Wallach- North Oregon Coast Wildlife and Nature Photographer
My Guest on this Episode is Keith Wallach a Wildlife and nature Photographer based on the north Coast of Oregon. Keith's photographs of birds and other wildlife as well as his efforts to use his art to further conservation effots are really inspiring. We talked about how he made the jump into wildlife photography, how that started his relationship with Olympus and how he's tackling using social media in some new ways. Maybe most importatnly, we talked at length about the ideas of using imagery to give voice to wild animals and how we can protect their habitats. per Keith's wishes and consent- the link to his TikTok account!-
Feb 12 2021
15: Autumn Schrock – Travel, Landscape, and Astro Photographer
My guest on this episode is Autumn Schrock, a professional travel, landscape and Astro photographer who recently relocated to Salt Lake City after a great run in the Pacific Northwest. We talked about her experience as a Sony Ambassador, their Alpha Female program, Her obsession with photographing the moon and we dug in a bunch on creativity across artistic disciplines.
Jan 15 2021
14: Jay Fram - Portland based Commercial Lifestyle Photographer by way of St Louis
My guest on this episode is Jay Fram, a commercial lifestyle photographer based here in Portland, by way of St Louis. Jay has broad experience in the Advertising and Editorial field and we spent time talking about a lot of different things. -Everything from what it's like to work in this business during Covid, how we've dealt with being the at-home parent to our kids doing distance learning, what it's like to reboot your business in a new market, and also how our phones and the apps on them affects us as creative folks.
Dec 8 2020
13: Nate Luebbe- Light Side Up Project. Filming the Aurora Borealis from the Edge of Space
My guest on this episode is Nate Luebbe, an outdoor adventure and commercial photographer based in Seattle Washington. Nate is back for a second episode of the Podcast to talk about a project that is being unveiled the same day this episode is released. This project saw him and his team launch a super low light capable camera into the stratosphere in Alaska to film the Northern lights from the edge of space. The link to the full film is in the shownotes and it's truly breathtaking. Light Side Up Premier
Nov 2 2020
12: Alisha Jucevic- Freelance photojournalist based in Portland Oregon.
Photo by Hannah Yoon My Guest on this episode is Alisha Jucevic, a freelance photographer and photojournalist based in Portland Oregon. Alisha has been making a name for herself as a photojournalist on staff with various newspapers throughout the US, and more recently for her freelance coverage of the Wildfires in the part of Southern Oregon where she grew up. We discussed her coverage of the fires, her recent leap to freelance work, and how she tackles documenting tragic situations.
Oct 15 2020
11: Ben Horne- Large Format Film Fine Art Landcape Photographer
My guest on the episode is Ben Horne. Ben is a large format film photographer based in The San Diego Area. Yup, that's right, large format- the kind where the film is the size of a family portrait and you get to put a cool hood over yourself when you're setting things up. Ben's approach to photography is incredibly refreshing and his photographs are full of soul. I think you're gonna love it.
Oct 5 2020
10: Chris Orwig -Southern CA based portrait photographer and educator
My Guest on this Episode is Chris Orwig. Chris is a Southern California based portrait photographer and educator. He is well known in the photography world from his engaging tutorials, soulful portraits and inspiring leadership. He's also an ambassador and Artisan of Imagery for Sony Alpha. This was a long conversation, we went pretty deep and took some side roads on our way to getting at the reasons we both love photography. We also talked a lot about music, summer camp, and surfing. I think you're gonna love it!
Sep 28 2020
9: Rich Bacon - Central Oregon based Outdoor Fine Art and Brand Photographer
My Guest on this episode is Rich Bacon, a Bend Oregon Based Outdoor Photographer. We had a fantastic conversation covering shooting beautiful fine art landcape images for his gallery space, partnering with tourism boards and brands on an ongoing basis, and doing all of that as a husband and father to a 20 month old.