Photographic Connections

Ep18 - Simon Baxter: Building A Deep Connection To Your Photographic Subjects

July 24, 2023 Kim Grant Episode 18
Ep18 - Simon Baxter: Building A Deep Connection To Your Photographic Subjects
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Photographic Connections
Ep18 - Simon Baxter: Building A Deep Connection To Your Photographic Subjects
Jul 24, 2023 Episode 18
Kim Grant

Join Kim as she speaks with woodland photographer Simon Baxter. Simon is very open about the therapeutic benefits of photographing nature, having experienced it first hand following a back injury. Well known for his woodland images, he shares the importance of developing an emotional connection to our subjects and taking out time to simply enjoy being out in nature. 

  • Journey into photography 
  • How his dog got him out a tough time 
  • How photography has helped him with his back issues 
  • Having an emotional connection to the landscape 
  • The therapeutic benefits of being in nature 
  • Connecting with your inner child 
  • His photographic process
  • Spending a lot of time in the same locations
  • Building a connection with a location 
  • Enjoying the challenge of photographing woodland
  • Creating an exhibition with Joe Cornish 
  • The benefits of collaboration 
  • Giving back to nature with Megs Grove
  • Why he started his YouTube channel 
  • How YouTube works as an introvert 
  • Being authentic and true to yourself 
  • Plans for the future 

Connect with Simon:
Website: https://baxter.photos/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimonBaxterPhotography
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/baxter.photos/

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Website: https://www.photographicconnections.com/

Join the Photographic Connections community:
https://photographic-connections.mn.co/

Wellness Photography Weekends in Scotland:
https://www.photographicconnections.com/photographyweekends

Follow the journey
Instagram: http:/www.instagram.com/photographicconnections

Follow Kim's photography journey and offerings
Website: http://www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/@kimgrantphotography
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
Website: http:/www.markrobinsonmusic.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic


Show Notes

Join Kim as she speaks with woodland photographer Simon Baxter. Simon is very open about the therapeutic benefits of photographing nature, having experienced it first hand following a back injury. Well known for his woodland images, he shares the importance of developing an emotional connection to our subjects and taking out time to simply enjoy being out in nature. 

  • Journey into photography 
  • How his dog got him out a tough time 
  • How photography has helped him with his back issues 
  • Having an emotional connection to the landscape 
  • The therapeutic benefits of being in nature 
  • Connecting with your inner child 
  • His photographic process
  • Spending a lot of time in the same locations
  • Building a connection with a location 
  • Enjoying the challenge of photographing woodland
  • Creating an exhibition with Joe Cornish 
  • The benefits of collaboration 
  • Giving back to nature with Megs Grove
  • Why he started his YouTube channel 
  • How YouTube works as an introvert 
  • Being authentic and true to yourself 
  • Plans for the future 

Connect with Simon:
Website: https://baxter.photos/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimonBaxterPhotography
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/baxter.photos/

---

Website: https://www.photographicconnections.com/

Join the Photographic Connections community:
https://photographic-connections.mn.co/

Wellness Photography Weekends in Scotland:
https://www.photographicconnections.com/photographyweekends

Follow the journey
Instagram: http:/www.instagram.com/photographicconnections

Follow Kim's photography journey and offerings
Website: http://www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/@kimgrantphotography
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
Website: http:/www.markrobinsonmusic.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic