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The Grumpy Podographer Podcast

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It's a podcast show about the working life of professional photographers and the photography industry as a whole. Join Dan M Lee & Mick Ryan as they blow the lid off the real events and issues that challenge them daily. Listen to our fun, grumpy but highly entertaining podcast episodes about all kinds of genres, topics and even poke fun at ourselves, peers and the photography industry. Join in with our random game This or That which we play with our amazing guests, and get grumpy with us in Curmudgeon Corner. Our guests come from all corners of the photo industry, why not tune in and hear what we have to say. The only place where podcasting and photography collides with two grumpy photographers from both sides of the Atlantic.

It's a podcast show about the working life of professional photographers and the photography industry as a whole. Join Dan M Lee & Mick Ryan as they blow the lid off the real events and issues that challenge them daily. Listen to our fun, grumpy but highly entertaining podcast episodes about all kinds of genres, topics and even poke fun at ourselves, peers and the photography industry. Join in with our random game This or That which we play with our amazing guests, and get grumpy with us in Curmudgeon Corner. Our guests come from all corners of the photo industry, why not tune in and hear what we have to say. The only place where podcasting and photography collides with two grumpy photographers from both sides of the Atlantic.

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United States

Description:

It's a podcast show about the working life of professional photographers and the photography industry as a whole. Join Dan M Lee & Mick Ryan as they blow the lid off the real events and issues that challenge them daily. Listen to our fun, grumpy but highly entertaining podcast episodes about all kinds of genres, topics and even poke fun at ourselves, peers and the photography industry. Join in with our random game This or That which we play with our amazing guests, and get grumpy with us in Curmudgeon Corner. Our guests come from all corners of the photo industry, why not tune in and hear what we have to say. The only place where podcasting and photography collides with two grumpy photographers from both sides of the Atlantic.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Collaboration Episode

4/14/2022
In this episode Dan is AWOL, well is producing the show while Mick takes the lead with our special guest and returning friend of the show Jessica Haydahl Richardson. We tackle the important topic of collaboration. Is working with other photographers all it's cracked up to be ? Are there pitfalls to look out for. Also the guys and gals discuss workflow, which tools do Mick and Jess use to speed up their processing time and reduce image counts. Curmudgeon Corner is all about those that buy...

Duration:00:54:58

The Glorious Return

3/29/2022
WE ARE BACK !!! After a short break we are back in the saddle, which is all Dan's fault. Find out why in our "Glorious Return" show, did you miss us ? In this episode we celebrate the arrival of spring, and turn our attention to tripods and their uses, are they still reverent for most photography given the advances in technology ? Curmudgeon Corner is back with client struggles and why doesn't anyone pay on time ?!!? Show Links Leave a Tip https://thegrumpypodographer.com/tip-jar/ Dan’s...

Duration:00:55:21

Copy That

2/24/2022
This episode builds the excitement for the imminent release of the new "OM" flagship the OM-1. The last camera with the Olympus trademark embezzled in its front. No stone is left unturned as both guys try to work through the highlights of the new OM-1, while Dan debunks the size benefits, Mick is excited for some of the headline features. Our guest, Rob Bamber from PRARTIST in the UK (https://prartist.co.uk), arrives to come and talk about printing. We discuss why it's important to do so...

Duration:01:20:08

Street Photography 101

2/10/2022
A full episode about street photography, pitfalls, techniques and much more. Curmudgeon Corner is back. Street Photography is the topic of this week's show and we discuss the important parts of the genre. Which cameras are best, techniques and Dan and Mick disagree on which cameras work best. Also the guys chat about what rules and local laws have changed the way people shoot in the street. Mick talks from Facebook jail, find out why he is there and if he is on the top bunk in his cell....

Duration:01:12:04

Special Guest Giancarlo Pawelec (GC)

1/27/2022
In this episode we have our guest Canadian commercial photographer Giancarlo Pawelec (GC) who comes into our international studio for a fireside chat. Dan and Mick reveal what they have been doing in Prague and Vegas with Dan detailing CES 2022 in all its glory, before we head into the meat on the bones. First off we talk NFTs, what are they, will Mick ever understand how to spell NFT, and whats fungible ? We cover all the hard hitting facts in this all encompassing coverage of NTFs as we...

Duration:01:32:31

Nature Calls : The Number 2 Episode

1/14/2022
Back from the Xmas break, Dan and Mick start their travels. Dan is off to Las Vegas and Mick is off to Prague, both cities of sin ! Will we see them again ? Who knows . . . In this episode, Dan M Lee and Mick Ryan talk about all the hard hitting stories nobody wants to talk about. Why does everyone leave their #2s all over the place, an issue thats been growing in the pandemic as those get outside more often. Being an ambassador ? Fun or poisoned chalice ? Sometimes exposure comes at a...

Duration:00:51:09

Holiday Special – New Year 2022 with Jessica Haydahl Richardson

12/30/2021
Our almost kind of late 2021 and New Year episode is here with our special guest Jessica Haydahl Richardson who joins us for this bumper sized episode. Jessica helps us keep the fun levels high as we entertain you on the best photography podcast around. Mick starts the show complaining about his dinner, Jessica shows us her camera rack, but it all gets better from there was we chat about lenses. Which lenses do we use the most, are native lenses worth the extra over 3rd party glass....

Duration:01:17:38

Holiday Special - Happy Holidays 2021

12/16/2021
Our festive holiday episode is here !! Ready for your enjoyment and in this new happy but grumpy episode we change things up a little. In our first section we talk about where does photography end and art start. Should we mention we have been using photoshop on an image too much ? Mick discusses why image editing doesn’t feature too much on his photography workflow, Dan prefers Capture One edits if anything. But is it cool to over edit ? Now for the most pressing issues of all, what’s in...

Duration:00:55:43

Special Guest Kirsten Alana

12/2/2021
This episode welcomes special guest Kirsten Alana to the Grumpy Podographer Podcast. Kirsten discusses places she's travelled all over the world. Plus we chat about challenges female photographers are presented with when traveling alone overseas and issues Kirsten has encountered. Curmudgeon Corner this week tackles the impact of social media on sensitive locations and how manipulated images have become the norm. About This Weeks Special Guest Kirsten Alana Kirsten is full time travel...

Duration:00:46:54

New Horizons

11/18/2021
New beginnings for Nikon and "OM" with a new flagship camera and OM with their uninspired name change. Dan is super excited about the new Z9. Setting clients expectations is important, so why did it all go wrong for Dan this week ? Dan has spent his entire Christmas allowance on the new Sigma Sport Telephoto Zoom 150-600mm f/5.0-6.3 DG OS HSM for the Lumix S1R, tested at the beach with surprising results. Also the Z9 has been ordered, the guys break down the specs. This episodes...

Duration:00:44:03

Road Trip Special with Outex

11/4/2021
In this XXL special, we talk about road trips Dan (USA) and Mick (UK) went on in their respective countries during the final weeks of semi COVID lock down. We also welcome JR from Outex into the podcast to talk about his adventure in Alaska with Dan. Dan and JR cover lots of ground in "the last hire car in Alaska" as they travel The Last Frontier in search of wildlife, icebergs, avoid bad weather and death. Mick talks about his road trip around Scotland and the north of England, looking...

Duration:01:11:26

The Fall Guys

10/21/2021
This episode Mick reveals his alternative jobs and discusses his wildlife "talks" in Scotland. Dan learns something about mice. The guys talk drones and the issues with flying them both in the UK and US, creative ways to use them and Mick talks about using drones to show habitats of animals in the wild. Dan and Mick then move onto the last remaining industries that are accessible to beginners, which photography sectors can help a beginner make money. Curmudgeon Corner this week is all...

Duration:00:58:42

Megapixel Wars

10/7/2021
In this XL episode of The Grumpy Podographer Dan and Mick talk about cameras, and the need for more megapixels. Have cameras just gone plain silly with pixels you can cram onto a Full Frame sensor. Is there any need for Micro Four Thirds while Mick talks in depth and pros and cons of using Olympus for wildlife photography. On the subject of wildlife photography Mick also talks about "Field Craft" and how to get the best shots given your subject, Dan talks about difficulties of finding...

Duration:00:53:50

Full Curmudgeon

9/23/2021
In this episode we get grumpy, very grumpy indeed, so much so that Mick gets squeaky when we start talking about camera reviews. Dan says bad words about YouTubers which annoy him (no names mentioned). Grab your tin hats for Curmudgeon Corner. Dan talks about how to successfully market and make your website so its found by potential clients and new visitors. Mick doesn't have a website and is looking to build one, Dan offers some advice for marketing using SEO and PPC ands how to get your...

Duration:00:44:06

The Art of Business

9/9/2021
In our second podcast we get down to serious business, mostly the art of photography business. Dan & Mick have had very different careers and approach marketing differently, and ask the question. What makes you a professional photographer or as Mick says "non-professional". What are the components that make up being a professional ? We take a look at those that create and what makes them successful. Working for free, is it cool to exchange for exposure or experience ? How can you build...

Duration:00:41:51

Hello World

8/27/2021
This is it ! Our “Hello World” Episode. We have been meaning to do our podcast for a while and now its “hear” for your listening pleasure and our glory. Well every two weeks or so anyway, we are listed on Deezer, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Google Podcasts and soon on Apple iTunes. In this episode Dan and Mick will be talking about a few subjects in their amusing but grumpy style. Firstly taking to sword our recent f@k ups while working onlocation. Sometimes things just do not go to plan, while...

Duration:00:39:51