Interview with John Spies – GBPW Episode 20

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photo by John Spies.
Taken in Tham Pang Kham near the Myanmar border with Thailand. Canon 5D, 55mm, ISO 100, 4 seconds.

In caves, you don’t even want to leave your footprints. You really want to be as careful as possible.

John Spies

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Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience for new photographers and even those with some experience. This course, presented in bite-sized lessons, teaches you the essentials of photography and beyond.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • John’s incredible cave photography adventures and all the unbelievable things he’s seen
  • His tips for photographers who want to take beautiful cave and landscape photos
  • What it was like starting a business in Thailand that’s related to cave photography

& much more!

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Taya Iv is a portrait photographer, 500px ambassador, and host of Great Big Photography World podcast.
Taya Iv is a portrait photographer, 500px ambassador, and host of Great Big Photography World podcast.

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