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A podcast for the working photographer. From veterans of iStockphoto and creators of Stocksy United. We take a deep look at running a photography business, the gear we nerd out over, and what motivates us to turn pictures into a career. We talk about stock photography, cameras, lenses, fashion photography, street style, social media and a healthy dose of whatever.

A podcast for the working photographer. From veterans of iStockphoto and creators of Stocksy United. We take a deep look at running a photography business, the gear we nerd out over, and what motivates us to turn pictures into a career. We talk about stock photography, cameras, lenses, fashion photography, street style, social media and a healthy dose of whatever.
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A podcast for the working photographer. From veterans of iStockphoto and creators of Stocksy United. We take a deep look at running a photography business, the gear we nerd out over, and what motivates us to turn pictures into a career. We talk about stock photography, cameras, lenses, fashion photography, street style, social media and a healthy dose of whatever.

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Episodes

58 - So Many Great Cameras

3/5/2018
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We take a look at the Hasselblad H6D, Canon C200, Aputure Lights, and much more.

Duration:00:37:43

57 - Portrait Lighting

1/9/2018
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There are lots of ways to shoot a great portrait, but even more ways to shoot a terrible one. Let's talk about some of the best/easiest techniques to light portrait photography.

Duration:00:26:57

56 - Cameron's take on 2017

12/31/2017
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Since he couldn't make it to the last episode, we go over some of Cameron's recent favorite cameras. http://www.sirui.com/store.html?p=49855 https://www.peakdesign.com/product/straps/slide https://flowmotion.co/

Duration:00:28:06

55 - Gear of the Year 2017

12/15/2017
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Jordan Drake of The Camera Store TV is back to talk about one of the craziest years for cameras. Tyler's Notes Best Camera Phones Gimbles Entry Level ILC Mid Range ILC Video Lights Audio Software Misc

Duration:01:20:35

54 - Phone Cameras of 2017: iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 and Pixel 2

10/25/2017
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Every year the big tech companies fight over the crown of best mobile camera. Tyler has been testing a few of them and gives his impressions. Cameron has some thoughts on how the format you shoot with can share your creative output. DxOMark Smartphone Ratings: Explained! 500px, Color Profiles, File Formats and You Abbey Road 60s Drummer Google Home Mini Quasar Science Digital Sputnik Aputure Lighting

Duration:00:53:50

53 - Medium Format and Hasselblad X1D Review

8/16/2017
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After spending some time shooting with the mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D, Tyler wants to talk all about medium format cameras. We also touch on Lightroom processing techniques and VSCO. Things have been changing at Hasselblad lately. New ownership, new leadership, and bold new product directions with the X1D. Everyone I know in the photography community was blown away when they announced they're extremely compact and elegance mirrorless design. It hadn't even occurred to me that a...

Duration:01:06:02

52 - 35mm a.k.a. Full Frame

7/1/2017
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The idea of a 'full frame' image format is the industry standard we all use, but let's take a second to talk about what 35mm really means for photographers.

Duration:00:00:39

51 - Followupisode

5/21/2017
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More about the Sony A9, Tyler gets an ultra wide and Cameron talks a bit about his love Soundgarden just before news had broke about Chris Cornell's passing.

Duration:00:51:00

50 - Sony, Stats and Youth

5/3/2017
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A new Sony is coming, Tyler needs a new mic, Cameron likes instant film, and finding inspiration in unexpected places.

Duration:00:44:48

49 - Some like it wide

3/30/2017
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A wide angle lens is a beautiful thing and while Tyler has been traveling he's been wanting to go wider. Cameron has some thoughts on converging lines, and they both regret not getting wider tilt-shift lenses. DPReview: Thinking about buying medium format? Read this first

Duration:00:00:54

48 - New Year's Rituals

1/3/2017
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There's a certain amount of photo library maintenance that comes around once a year. For Cameron that means creating spreadsheets to organize his binders of negatives, so that he can find them by film and camera type. For Tyler that means creating new Lightroom catalogs and buying new hard drives. Always more hard drives. Tyler playing with the Hasselblad X1D My Keyworder Colorista IV

Duration:01:07:58

47 - Who needs rules

10/29/2016
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We've all heard a dozen different rules of composition, rules of exposure, and rules of rules. Let's try to figure out when they are worth following and when they are better off ignored.

Duration:00:00:53

46 - The Canon 5D mark IV

9/30/2016
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The episode Tyler has been wanting to make for years, the deep dive review of the Canon 5D mark IV. For the first hour we go over the history of how the 5D has gone from groundbreaking to a safe bet, and it's video features with Jordan of The Camera Store TV. Then in the second hour we talk about all the nitty gritty details of this workhorse stills camera. Read for the full review for details and more camera samples

Duration:01:49:10

45 - The Nikon D750 and shooting 1.4

9/14/2016
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Cameron talks about his new Nikon D750 and Tyler finds new ways of shooting at shallow depths of field Newborn at the hospital shoot The Oh Sees - A Weird Exists Four Tet - Rounds

Duration:00:31:36

44 - How many photos does it take

7/28/2016
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First Cameron updates us with his adventures in infrared photography and has some tips to get those cotton candy colors instead of a muddy mess. Then we talk about how many photos we like to shoot in different situations. Spoiler, the answer is always 2 or more. Richard Mosse's infrared photography Color of infrared film filter comparison Song Machine by John Seabrook

Duration:00:50:00

43 - Work and life

7/5/2016
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How we juggle the personal and professional working in creative industries. R5 Monobath Instagram: Kammerun Hasselblad X1D Imaginary Worlds

Duration:00:55:00

42 - The right tools for the job

5/22/2016
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Whether you've been a photographer for years or are just starting out, you need to arrive at every job with the equipment you need to get it done. We talk about some of the cameras and lenses that we have learned are necessary for different situations. Phil Oh street style photography Olympus EM-5 Panasonic GH4 MeFoto tripods Post Pop Depression Star Wars Minute podcast Firewatch

Duration:00:54:39

41 - NAB is in the eye of the beholder

5/1/2016
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Just because there were no big cameras announced doesn't mean there wasn't a ton of interesting details on the show floor. Jordan Drake of TCSTV is back to talk video.

Duration:00:58:13

40 - The a7RII, Tyler's new big little camera

3/18/2016
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We don't replace our primary cameras very often, but to meet increasing videos demands Tyler went with a new Sony, the a7RII. The long and short is that it's image quality is best in class with super sharp, high resolution images with lots of dynamic range in the shadows. The down side is lots of interface design problems, consumer level build quality and very slow image review. Samples from the Sony a7R II

39 - Fixing light

2/4/2016
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Even natural light takes a lot of work, so we discuss the various ways to make any lighting situation work for you. How your city changes the light, using a reflector, modifying and on camera flash, and more! Star Wars: Battlefront The RC Podcast Photo by Catherine MacBride

Duration:00:52:00