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Photography explained in plain English in less than 27(ish) minutes without the irrelevant detail—yes photography stuff explained by me, a photographer, for photographers. If you want me to answer your question, head to my Photography Explained Podcast website. In my podcast, I explain one photographic thing per episode, giving you just enough information to help you understand it so it helps you with your photography without going into endless amounts of irrelevant detail. All in less than 27(ish) minutes. I am a photographer based in the UK and specialise in architectural, construction and real estate photography, as well as teaching photography.

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United Kingdom

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Photography explained in plain English in less than 27(ish) minutes without the irrelevant detail—yes photography stuff explained by me, a photographer, for photographers. If you want me to answer your question, head to my Photography Explained Podcast website. In my podcast, I explain one photographic thing per episode, giving you just enough information to help you understand it so it helps you with your photography without going into endless amounts of irrelevant detail. All in less than 27(ish) minutes. I am a photographer based in the UK and specialise in architectural, construction and real estate photography, as well as teaching photography.

Twitter:

@rickphoto

Language:

English

Contact:

07772252186


Episodes
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Phone vs. Camera: Which Is Better To Take Photos With?

5/24/2024
Send us a Text Message. Cameras are, of course, designed to take high-quality photos. And phone cameras have improved so much that they are a credible alternative to cameras. But which is better to take photos with? A digital camera or a phone? Is one better than the other? Or is there a place for both? Most people have phones these days, and most phones have cameras built into them. So why would you need a camera? Well, there are differences, and I am going to tell you what they are. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? How utterly splendid. Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:28:09

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How To Use Your Camera Settings To Take Better Photos

5/10/2024
Send us a Text Message. We can change many settings in cameras and lenses, too. These settings will change depending on what you are taking a photo of and the ambient light levels. With the correct camera settings, we can take better photos. That is why our cameras have all those settings, after all! Join me in this episode and discover how mastering your camera settings can transform your photography. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:38:15

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Photography Gear - How Cameras, Lenses and Other Stuff Help

4/26/2024
Send us a Text Message. Photography is drawing with light, and photography gear is simply the tools we use to capture that light and take photos. Yes, it is that simple. Well, it should be that simple. Think of photography gear as tools, and you are on the right track. Camera bodies, lenses, bags, tripods, and a whole load of other stuff can help us take photos. But how can they help us? And what can they help us to do? In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:46:06

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Photography Gear – What To Buy And How To Use It

4/12/2024
Send us a Text Message. What photography gear should you buy? How do you use it? Where do I start? I am confused! Right. Stop. What gear do you have? What do you need more gear for? You might not need more gear; you might have all you need; you just don’t know it. Listen to this episode before you even think about buying any more gear. Please don’t do what I did. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:27:07

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Photography Tips - How To Actually Take A Photo

3/29/2024
Send us a Text Message. Would you like to know the best way to take a photo? As obvious as it might sound, there are things that you might not know. So, if you are still trying to figure out what to do or want help taking better photos, you are in the right place. I can help you with this. You can do things when you take a photo to get the best results. In this episode, I tell you exactly what they are and what you need to do. How utterly splendid! In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:25:44

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Tips For How To Take Better Photos – Getting Started

3/15/2024
Send us a Text Message. Here's more good stuff on how to take better photos. This is the fifth in an ever-expanding series of episodes about how to do this. The important bit of photography is the taking of the photos bit. But how do you do it? And more importantly, why are you taking that photo, and what of? More food for thought that will help you to take fewer photos but better ones. In this episode, I tell you. · How to get started taking photos. · The stuff you should think of before you take a photo. · Why taking fewer photos is so good. · A quick word on my one photo rule. · Who cares about your precious photos? (No one unless they are really good!) · What if I use a phone to take photos and not a camera? · What if I use a film camera? · And finally, what I do. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:24:32

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How To Use Your Gear To Improve Your Compositions

3/1/2024
Send us a Text Message. Photography Composition Tips and Techniques. This is the fourth in the series of episodes about how to take better photos. And this is the bit that I forgot from the last episode. Camera settings – why are there so many? And gear. Photography gear. Why is there so much of it? Well, I am not saying that you need more gear, but the different camera settings and different camera gear allow you to create better compositions, which means better photos. And we all want this. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:32:03

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Photography Composition Tips and Techniques

2/16/2024
Send us a Text Message. This is the third in the series of episodes about how to take better photos. And do you want to know one of the best ways to take better photos? Thinking about what you include in a photo and how the things you include relate to each other is one of the best ways to take better photos. I am talking about composition, and in this episode, I tell you lots of good stuff about it. Because guess what – all anyone looking at your photos knows is what they are looking at. So, we need to make all our photos the best we can, right? In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:27:49

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What Are You Trying To Do With Your Photography?

2/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. Photography Explained Podcast Episode 173 - What Are You Trying To Do With Your Photography? What Are You Trying To Do With Your Photography? What are your hopes and dreams? Are you happy as you are taking photos with your phone? Or do you want to be a professional photographer and earn a full-time living from your photography? This is the starting point in learning how to take better photos, which is what this series of episodes is about. Yes, taking better photos starts with you and what you want to get out of your photography. Then, you need to decide what you want to take photos of and what you will do with the photos you have created. You need a plan, and I will help you with this. Once you have a plan and know what you are trying to do with your photography you can begin that wonderful voyage of photographic discovery. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:24:18

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How To Take Better Photos - Part 1 - 11 Things For You To Do

1/19/2024
Send us a Text Message. Photography Explained Podcast Episode 172 - How To Take Better Photos - Part 1 - 11 Things For You To Do This episode starts a series of episodes where I teach you how to take better photos. Nice and simple. And very important. No matter where you are on your photographic journey, there are things that you and I can do that will help us to take better photos. Every time I take a photo, I try to take a better photo than last time. I will tell you how I do this in this series of episodes. In this episode, I tell you. · What is the most important thing in photography? · 11 things that you can do to help you take better photos. · What people care about when they look at your photo? · What people don’t know or don’t care about when they look at your photo? · What if I use a phone to take photos and not a camera? · What if I use a film camera? · And finally, what I do. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:21:07

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The Future Of Photography – Making Sense Of It In 2024

1/5/2024
Send us a Text Message. I have been talking about stupid photography terms that don’t make sense. But what are we going to do with them? How can we make photography accessible to all in 2024 and beyond? In this episode, I tell you All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:28:09

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Stupid Photography Terms That Don't Make Sense Part 3

12/22/2023
Send us a Text Message. This is the last episode in my series of stupid photography terms that don’t make sense. In this episode, I give you my take on these terms. And why I think that they are stupid. Most of them. I also tell you All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:27:31

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11 More Stupid Photography Terms That Don't Make Sense

12/8/2023
Send us a Text Message. Yes, 11 more photography terms that confuse explained and shamed. This is part 2 of my three-part series explaining photography terms that are out of date, confusing at best or just plain old wrong. And if you are a phone user wanting to get into more photography but finding all this stuff putting you off, don’t worry; I’ve got you. I know how you feel. And I can help you. And that is what I do in this episode. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:26:27

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What is the Photography Explained Podcast all about then?

11/29/2023
Send us a Text Message. Hi, Rick here. I hope that you're well. This is the trailer for the Photography Explained Podcast. In this trailer, I will tell you what my podcast is all about and where you fit in, dear listener. My podcast is based on my experiences and knowledge, not internet searches. Sure, there's some research into some of the stuff I talk about because I don't know everything. But the starting point is what I know from over 40 years of practising, studying, learning and indeed loving photography. You can check out the podcast website to find out more and how you can ask me a question. Take care. Stay safe. Cheers from me, Rick. Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:05:52

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31 (Stupid) Photography Terms That Don't Make Sense (Any More) (Part 1)

11/24/2023
Send us a Text Message. Do you find some photography terms completely baffling? Are you bewildered by terms like APS-C, mirrorless camera, focal length, and aperture scale? Are you a phone user wanting to get more into photography but finding this strange terminology putting you off? I get you. I know how you feel. And I can help you. So let me. In this episode, I tell you. · Why APS-C should be banned. · Why ISO does not make sense. · Why the exposure triangle does not actually do anything. · And why eight other photography terms are rubbish? · What if I use a phone to take photos and not a camera? · What if I use a film camera? · And finally, what I do. In brief. Very brief this time. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:28:44

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How To Care For Your Photography Gear - This Is What I Do

11/10/2023
Send us a Text Message. Camera equipment is very important, expensive and very breakable if you do not look after it. Do you know how to look after your gear properly? In this episode, I tell you how to look after my gear. I have not had a problem with any of my gear as I look after it so carefully. So, listen to this episode to find out how you can look after your gear like I do mine. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:29:19

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How I Use This Complicated Photography Stuff To Take Photos

10/27/2023
Send us a Text Message. Why would I want to use this complicated stuff to take photos? Do I need to? Shouldn’t this be easy? It depends on you and where you want to go with your photography. These are perfectly valid questions but do not worry. In this episode, I will tell you how I use this complicated stuff, which, with time and practice, is not complicated at all. It just sounds like it is. That is the bit I want to get over to you. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:24:43

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Do I Really Need A Camera In 2023? Or Will My Phone Do Instead?

10/13/2023
Send us a Text Message. It’s 2023. Most of us have phones. And they take amazing photos. So why do we need cameras? Come on, phones are all we need, right? Well, it just depends. I need a camera in 2023. I still prefer taking photos with my camera rather than my phone. You cannot beat the experience of taking photos with a camera. And I cannot take the photos I need with my phone. So, I need a camera in 2023. Do you need a camera in 2023? Let me know. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:28:27

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Understanding Histograms In Photography

9/29/2023
Send us a Text Message. Histogram. Doesn’t sound like a photography thing. Sounds complicated. What is it, Rick? Do I need to know about this? Yes, you do need to know about this. A histogram can help you get the best exposure you can and tell if you have not got the best exposure. In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:21:52

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Why Is Sharpness In Photography So Important?

9/15/2023
Send us a Text Message. Sharpness. What does this mean in photography? Is this important? Do I need to know about this? Yes, you do need to know about this. You should aim to get the sharpest photo you can every time you create an image. But you need to know how to do this, right? In this episode, I tell you. All explained in plain English, without the irrelevant detail, in less than 27 (ish) minutes! What is not to love? Support the Show. Get your question answered This is what my podcast is all about, answering your photography questions - just click here. Not only will I answer your question, but I will also give you a lovely, big shout out, which is nice. Find out more about the podcast on the Photography Explained Podcast website And find out all about me on my photography website Thanks very much for listening Cheers from me Rick

Duration:00:37:34