Podcast Interview with Andrew Gibson

Podcast Interview with Andrew Gibson

Interview with Andrew Gibson

by Matt Brandon and Andrew Gibson | The Digital Trekker Podcast

Andrew Gibson is 50% photographer and 50% writer. I think Andrew gets as much joy out of writing as he does taking photograph. He is excellent at both. It is just this reason why I asked him to join me on my newest photo workshop to Rajasthan, India.  I spent over thirty minutes speaking with Andrew about his photography and the upcoming trip to India. Below is an excerpt from his website that gives additional insights into his this man is.

It all started in Bolivia. I’d been thinking about a career change and wondered if I could make it as a writer, teaching people about photography. I sat down one morning in my hotel room and wrote my first article. I realized then that I could do it.

A couple of years later I read my first photography ebook and I was hooked. Shorter than most print books, ebooks are a fantastic way to learn about photography. You may have guessed it – that first ebook was written by David duChemin, and inspired me to write one myself.

I approached David to ask if he would be interested in publishing it. The answer was yes. Those early titles are still available at Craft & Vision, and their success of those early ebooks inspired me to write more. Eventually, I created The Creative Photographer as a place to share my articles and publish my own photography ebooks.

It’s been a wild journey, but one where I’ve been learning just as much as I have been teaching. There’s nothing quite like the excitement of acquiring a new technique or a new skill and being inspired by the beautiful work of other photographers.

The photo above shows me enjoying the winter sunset in Island Bay, New Zealand, my home for several years.

Note: While making this podcast, Andrew and I had the great idea to interview each other. I made this one with Andrew and he, in turn, made a rather lengthy interview with me. You can find it HERE on his website creative-photographer.com.

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Matt Brandon

Matt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well known as a photographer and international workshop instructor, Matt’s images have been used by business and organizations around the globe. Matt also on the design board for Think Tank Photo, a camera bag manufacturer. In 2013 Matt founded the On Field Media Project to train the staff of non-profits to use appropriate technology to produce timely as well as quality images.

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