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Join host Chris Smith as he interviews photographers from Chicago and the Midwest, shares tips and locations for shooting the city, and helps you improve your city photography. The Out of Chicago Photography Podcast is part of the Out of Chicago site at www.OutofChicago.com. Chris is also the author of The Photographer's Guide to Chicago and the upcoming Photographer's Guide to Chicago app for the iPhone and iPad.

Join host Chris Smith as he interviews photographers from Chicago and the Midwest, shares tips and locations for shooting the city, and helps you improve your city photography. The Out of Chicago Photography Podcast is part of the Out of Chicago site at www.OutofChicago.com. Chris is also the author of The Photographer's Guide to Chicago and the upcoming Photographer's Guide to Chicago app for the iPhone and iPad.
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Join host Chris Smith as he interviews photographers from Chicago and the Midwest, shares tips and locations for shooting the city, and helps you improve your city photography. The Out of Chicago Photography Podcast is part of the Out of Chicago site at www.OutofChicago.com. Chris is also the author of The Photographer's Guide to Chicago and the upcoming Photographer's Guide to Chicago app for the iPhone and iPad.

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Episodes

Jackie Kramer Discusses How to Shoot Textures

5/16/2019
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Floral photographer Jackie Kramer, who'll be at our Out of Longwood (https://www.outofchicago.com/garden/) conference this August, joins Chris to discuss the secrets behind her creativity, including how she shoots her own textures. Jackie also shares her favorite gardens up and down the eastern seaboard, her favorite equipment (she's all Canon), and the one tool every photographer can't leave home without. She also discusses photographers who inspire her. On the late Nancy Rotenberg: “I...

Duration:01:05:10

Michael Frye Discusses Photographing Yosemite, Ansel Adams, Composition Techniques

5/9/2019
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Chris heads to Yosemite to talk with landscape photographer Michael Frye, who shares his best tips on photographing one of America's National Parks (it isn’t all about sunrise and sunset). Michael also shares his favorite Yosemite locations to shoot, and how to follow your passion rather than trying to compete with others or copying someone else. As Chris preps for his winter conference at the iconic California location, Michael explains what small scenes to look out for in over the colder...

Duration:00:58:40

Angie McMonigal on Working with Art Consultants

5/2/2019
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Chris talks with fine art architecture photographer Angie McMonigal about her favorite buildings to shoot in Chicago, which cities are on her wishlist, and how conference photo walks help participants improve their skillset. Plus, is there a right amount of time to be spending at a location? Angie has sold her work to places like hotels, hospitals, and offices. She discusses how she gets discovered by art consultants, who connect her to these businesses, and what that experience has been...

Duration:00:43:48

Erin Babnik Answers Your Questions

4/25/2019
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Chris talks with landscape photographer Erin Babnik to talk technique and answer your questions. We discuss what it’s like being a woman out in the field, meeting fellow female photographers, her workshops around the world, color theory, her favorite landscape photographers, and if social media is negatively affecting creativity and natural areas. Visit ErinBabnik.com (http://www.erinbabnik.com) to see her incredible work and learn more about her workshops. You can also follow Erin on...

Duration:01:00:30

Out of Costa Rica Podcast

2/7/2019
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I got together with the Out of Chicago team after our trip to the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. In this podcast we tell you all about the conference that we’re putting together for you in July. This is a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife photography adventure! The post Out of Costa Rica Podcast (https://www.outofchicago.com/2019/02/07/out-of-costa-rica-podcast/) appeared first on Out of Chicago Photography (https://www.outofchicago.com) .

Duration:00:43:45

Interviews from Mike Moats Macro Conference 2017

11/21/2018
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I interviewed each one of the instructors at Mike Moats Macro Conference to try to get a nugget of wisdom from each one of them. I put all of these interviews together in one podcast which you can listed to right here. To follow Mike Moats and to find out more about the 2019 Macro Conference, go to http://tinylandscapes.com. To learn more about our 2nd annual Flower and Garden Photography Conference, make sure you’re subscribed to our email list. We’ll be announcing some awesome Black Friday...

Duration:01:02:58

Photographing the Oregon Coast with Rod Barbee

11/21/2018
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Rod Barbee is the author of The Photographer’s Guide to the Oregon Coast and he will be one of our instructors at our 3rd annual Landscape Photography Conference, Out of Oregon! Learn more about Rod at http://rodbarbee.com. Find out more about the Out of Oregon Conference at http://outoforegon.com. The post Photographing the Oregon Coast with Rod Barbee (https://www.outofchicago.com/2018/11/21/photographing-the-oregon-coast-with-rod-barbee/) appeared first on Out of Chicago Photography...

Duration:00:50:36

Prepare for your next photo adventure with Jay and Varina Patel

3/16/2018
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Interview with Jay and Varina Patel Jay and Varina have been leading photography workshops for more than ten years. They’ll be the keynote presenters at the Out of Moab Landscape Photography Conference in October and here they share their best tips to prepare for any photo adventure. Visual Wilderness Visual Wilderness Guide to Landscape Photography The Complete Guide to Landscape Photography (https://visualwilderness.com/learn/beginners-guide-landscape-photography) Visual Wilderness Blog...

Duration:00:39:29

Creative Flower Photography with Alan Shapiro

2/26/2018
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Alan Shapiro is one of the most inspiring flower photographers that I know. Alan Shapiro and I talk about creativity in flower photography, exercises to stretch your creative muscles and post-processing for flower photography. I also give a lot more details on the upcoming conference. You can watch the interview below or listen to the podcast above. Follow Alan Shapiro Website http://www.alanshapirophotography.com Social media http://www.facebook.com/alanwshapiro...

Duration:00:36:56

Creative Flower Photography Techniques with Charles Needle

2/22/2018
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Follow Charles Needle at http://www.charlesneedlephoto.com The post Creative Flower Photography Techniques with Charles Needle (https://www.outofchicago.com/2018/02/22/creative-flower-photography-techniques-charles-needle/) appeared first on Out of Chicago Photography (https://www.outofchicago.com) .

Duration:00:23:48

Photographing the Chicago Botanic Garden with Anne Belmont

2/20/2018
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Anne Belmont and I have talked about running a flower and garden photography conference at the Chicago Botanic Garden for years. Everything has come together and we will run the event for the first time this August. In this interview, Anne and I discuss her favorite locations in the Garden and give some details on the upcoming Out of Chicago Flower and Garden Photography Conference. The interview is a bit long. If you’d rather listen to it in your car, the link to the audio only podcast is...

Duration:01:03:21

Enter the CameraLabs with Gordon Laing: OOC Podcast Season 4 Episode 4

6/1/2017
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Chris interviews Gordon Laing from http://CameraLabs.com Read Gordon’s Sony Alpha A9 review (https://www.cameralabs.com/sony-alpha-a9-review/) In Camera: Perfect Pictures Straight Out of the Camera (https://www.amazon.com/Camera-Perfect-Pictures-Straight-Out-ebook/dp/B07288DRYZ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496326088&sr=8-1&keywords=gordon+laing) The post Enter the CameraLabs with Gordon Laing: OOC Podcast Season 4 Episode 4...

Duration:01:32:36

Photography as Art with Art Wolfe: OOC Podcast Season 4 Episode 3

5/23/2017
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Join me and the Out of Chicago team at Art Wolfe’s seminar at the Museum of Science and Industry on Sunday, June 11th Art Wolfe Presents: Photography as Art in Chicago (http://events.artwolfe.com/event/photography-art-chicago/) SAVE $50 with code “outofchicago” I also hope you’ll join us at the 4th annual Out of Chicago Photography Conference June 23-25th. Art Wolfe is the keynote speaker Friday night and is presenting Earth is My Witness. Register now for the Out of Chicago Photography...

Duration:00:32:38

Art History and Landscape Photography with Erin Babnik: OOC Podcast Season 4 Episode 2

5/11/2017
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Erin Babnik is one of my favorite landscape photographers. I can’t wait to have her teach at the Out of Acadia Landscape Photography Conference (http://outofchicago.com/acadia) ! Check out Erin’s work at http://erinbabnik.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/babnikphoto Twitter: https://twitter.com/ErinBabnik Instagram: instagram.com/erinbabnikphotography (http://instagram.com/erinbabnikphotography/) 500px: https://500px.com/erinbabnik The post Art History and Landscape Photography with...

Duration:00:46:15

Photojournalism and Wedding Photography with Bob Davis: OOC Podcast Season 4 Episode 1

4/10/2017
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Welcome to Season 4 of the Out of Chicago Podcast with Bob Davis! We’ll be back each week with a new podcast. Make sure that you subscribe on iTunes and leave a review (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/out-of-chicago-photography-podcast/id881281935?mt=2) . Interview with Bob Davis In this episode, I interview photojournalist, wedding photographer, and Canon Explorer of Light, Bob Davis. We talk about igniting your photography passion, photojournalism, and taking steps to being a...

Duration:00:42:56

Landscape photography at Acadia National Park with Chris Smith: OOC Podcast Episode 57

11/4/2016
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On this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Chris Smith talks about all of the upcoming Out of Chicago conferences, including next October’s Out of Acadia Conference. The second annual Out of Chicago Winter Conference will run February 18-19, 2017. Chris mentions some of the classes that will be offered, as well as some of the shooting experiences. Look for additional details and registration coming soon! For the fourth year, the Out of Chicago Summer Conference will run June 23-25, 2017,...

Duration:00:23:34

Acrylic printing with Mark Alper and last-minute OONY details: OOC Podcast Episode 56

10/13/2016
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In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Chris Smith sits down with Mark Alper of Big Acrylic (http://bigacrylic.com) . Mark gives some tips for hanging and printing, and discusses some unique printing options through his company. Based in Montreal, Big Acrylic (http://bigacrylic.com) can accommodate acrylic (http://bigacrylic.com) prints up to 60″ x 96″. Mark talks about preparing your photographs for printing, as well as what options you have that would make your photographs stand...

Duration:00:28:37

Photography as art with Art Wolfe and Rick Sammon: OOC Podcast Episode 55

10/7/2016
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Rick Sammon welcomes Art Wolfe to the show to discuss photography as art. Art talks about how he uses work of other artists to enhance his photography and to expand true sense of art, composition and creativity. Art also discusses how to expand your imagination through the photography process, through modern art and abstract expressionism. Rick and Art also talk about creating a sense of depth and the role it plays in capturing your audience’s attention. Art also talks about his “Photography...

Duration:00:49:39

New York street photography with James Maher: OOC Podcast Episode 54

10/5/2016
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In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Out of New York Conference presenter James Maher joins Chris Smith. James talks about his involvement in the conference, including his class, “Exploration Through the Works of Famous Street Photographers.” James also gives some of his favorite locations for street photography in the city — Central Park, Strand Bookstore, Coney Island, the New York subway system, Bushwick, the City Hall District, Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn waterfront. He...

Duration:00:31:33

The bottom of the world and cold weather photography with A&K’s Bob Simpson and Rick Sammon: OOC Podcast Episode 53

10/3/2016
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In this episode of the Out of Chicago Podcast, Rick Sammon sits down with Abercrombie & Kent’s (http://www.abercrombiekent.com) Bob Simpson to discuss photography travel to Antarctica. Abercrombie & Kent, a luxury travel company, offers tours around the world. Bob discusses Antarctica’s amazing features — the ice, colors and wildlife — and talks about how to start planning a tour to “the bottom of the world.” Bob also gives a few details regarding landing sites, and how to deal with weather....

Duration:00:46:28