Andy Mann - Photographer, Businessman, and Family Man

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The Self-Made Creator

In this episode, Angelo interviews world-famous photographer Andy Mann and discovers...

  • how Andy decompresses between trips to the edges of the earth

  • the impact of marriage and fatherhood on Andy’s career

  • how Andy made connections with so many scientists, athletes, and researchers

  • how being flexible and always saying ‘yes' helped Andy build his career

  • the tensions between being an artist, businessman, and father

  • when and why Andy will work for free

  • why Andy did an art show at a small local gallery

  • how and why he’s partnered with Keith Ladzinski

  • the most important thing aspiring photographers should focus on

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Andy's Bio and Links

For over a decade Andy has been a forerunner in the world of adventure film and conservation photography.  He is an experienced climber, diver, arctic explorer and award-winning filmmaker whose imagery is helping tell the story of our rapidly changing planet, documenting expeditions on all 7 continents for National Geographic Magazine, Sea Legacy, National Geographic’s Pristine Seas, Wildlife Conservation Society and more.  

His imagery is remarkably memorable, reminding us how the emotion of an image can touch our spirit.

Andy is the co-founder and director at 3 Strings Productions, the commercial and documentary film studio in Boulder, CO and works with clients such as Red Bull, Toyota, The North Face, National Geographic and more. He also a founding member of the Sea Legacy Collective with Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier.

Check out and  3stringspro.comto see more of Andy's work.