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The show about all things photography with Chris Marquardt.

The show about all things photography with Chris Marquardt.
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Tubingen, Germany

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The show about all things photography with Chris Marquardt.

Language:

English

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Bei den Pferdeställen 12 72072 Tübingen Germany


Episodes

846 The Camel Secret

11/10/2018
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Chris talks about how to get the perfect silhouette shot of camels (hint: there’s a trick). He also review the latest TFTTF Slack Challenge (REFLECTION) and Matt presents the new SILHOUETTE challenge. Last but not least Jay is curious about color spaces. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Chris Marquardt: Photos from Morocco The MacBook … Continue reading "846 The Camel Secret" The post 846 The Camel Secret appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

845 Half a Terabyte

10/19/2018
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Aubrey has a tip regarding Digital Asset Management, Rafael wants to shoot flat architectural drawings and wonders what camera and lens to use and ONE of the cameras that were announced at Photokina peaks Chris’ interest: the Zeiss ZX1. Photo by Brittany Gaiser RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Zeiss ZX1 SPONSOR: Honeybook, use promo … Continue reading "845 Half a Terabyte" The post 845 Half a Terabyte appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

844 Owl Baiting

10/11/2018
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Chris received follow-up on the the ethical exif debate, this time about the practice of owl baiting. Joe wonders if he can use his LR hard drive with both a Mac and a PC (the answer is “theoretically yes”) and listener Chris wants to buy a drone and wonders if he’ll be allowed to fly … Continue reading "844 Owl Baiting" The post 844 Owl Baiting appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

843 Kiwis to the Rescue

10/4/2018
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Chris has a call for help all the Kiwis out there. Well, several. About rental cars, workshop locations and ground support. Hugh wonders if the very special film that he exposed 20 years ago and never developed is still good to take to a lab to see what’s on it. And it’s not C41 color … Continue reading "843 Kiwis to the Rescue" The post 843 Kiwis to the Rescue appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

842 The Photographer’s Thought Process

9/27/2018
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Join Chris on Oct 3 for his free webinar on the creative challenges in wide-angle photography and how to overcome them. RSVP required (also for replay link). Chris also looks at disappearing files, sensors of varying sizes and he’ll spill the beans on his thought process and on why he sometimes takes 10 minutes for … Continue reading "842 The Photographer’s Thought Process" The post 842 The Photographer’s Thought Process appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

841 Mirrorless Full Frame

9/23/2018
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Chris revisits the ethical exif discussion by looking at a sea eagle safari. Ryan wonders about lens resolution and Tom has questions about the new full frame mirrorless lens mounts, and about what their bigger diameter and reduced flange distance mean for future lenses. Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the … Continue reading "841 Mirrorless Full Frame" The post 841 Mirrorless Full Frame appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

840 Socially Acceptable

9/13/2018
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Hampus wonders about exposure compensation when using Auto ISO in manual mode. Is there such a thing? Does it make sense? Colin wants to know how local laws have an influence on photo tour planning. Also: Chris’ dji Mavic Air has died right before it could take some beautiful aerials in Ireland. Bummer. Photo by … Continue reading "840 Socially Acceptable" The post 840 Socially Acceptable appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:24:22

839 The Wild Atlantic Way

9/7/2018
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What does it take to get a good photo at some of Northern Irelands more touristy places? Chris talks about his experience at The Dark Hedges, which is a hotspot for Game of Thrones fans and Giant’s Causeway, where Chris didn’t only have the most amazing geological formations in front of his lens, but also … Continue reading "839 The Wild Atlantic Way" The post 839 The Wild Atlantic Way appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:27:54

838 Organic Photography

8/30/2018
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Shawn wonders if there is a sweet spot for scanning photos (probably not), and Jay is interested if it’s okay to use in-camera filters. Photo by Franck V. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo Tours with Chris Marquardt » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's … Continue reading "838 Organic Photography" The post 838 Organic Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:20:50

837 AF or MF?

8/23/2018
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Will storing your lenses horizontally or vertically degrade their sharpness over time? And what’s better, autofocus or manual focus? Photo by David Travis RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo Tours with Chris Marquardt » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway … Continue reading "837 AF or MF?" The post 837 AF or MF? appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:25:11

836 The LCD Mystery

8/20/2018
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Hampus wants to know how he can convince his friend to not bake the dates right into his photos and Larry wonders about the mystery of why some LDC screens turn black when you rotate them in front of polarized glasses and some other don’t. Photo by Daniele Levis Pelusi RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES … Continue reading "836 The LCD Mystery" The post 836 The LCD Mystery appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:27:43

835 A Touchy Subject

8/10/2018
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Chris discusses ethics in wildlife photography and how there’s now a proposal for Exif data that deals exactly with that: what was the stress level of the animal, how much manipulation was taking place during the shoot, and much more. Your opinion? Discuss it in the Slack on channel #genre-wildlife. Special guest on today’s episode … Continue reading "835 A Touchy Subject" The post 835 A Touchy Subject appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

834 The Crosshair Gadget

8/3/2018
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It’s time to have a closer look at all your wonderful submissions for the July Slack challenge. Some really amazing photography! And Chris introduces you to the Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight, an ingenious gadget that helps you take telephoto pictures of birds in flight using a bright red crosshair. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: … Continue reading "834 The Crosshair Gadget" The post 834 The Crosshair Gadget appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:29:38

833 Blood Moon

7/28/2018
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Sometimes nature gives you an amazing combination of three sky phenomema: the century’s longest lunar eclipse, the planet Mars bright in the sky and the ISS zipping by overhead. All at the same time. And then nature decides otherwise… Photo by Anders Jildén RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Blood moon 2018: the lunar eclipse … Continue reading "833 Blood Moon" The post 833 Blood Moon appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:24:21

832 I Just Don’t Know

7/20/2018
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Chris tries (and sort of fails) to answer two questions: one about removing duplicates and one about photo asset management for a school. BREAKING: TWO SPOTS OPENED UP on the September Lofoten Fantastic Fjords photo tour. Northern Lights, amazing landscapes, stunning sunsets, excellent people. Join us in September! Photo by Cody Davis RECEIVE EMAIL FOR … Continue reading "832 I Just Don’t Know" The post 832 I Just Don’t Know appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:25:36

831 Tattoo Removal

7/14/2018
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Chris found a great video with a look behind the scenes of how the Canon Flash system configures and triggers flashes with nothing but light. The code is decoded and if you’re good with electronics, you now have a great way to trigger Canon flashes remotely with an infrared LED. Chris is also fascinated by … Continue reading "831 Tattoo Removal" The post 831 Tattoo Removal appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:18:17

830 Healing Superpowers

7/7/2018
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Responding to a question from Tom, Chris follows up on the last episode with a deep dive into the clone and healing brush tool. He explains the differences between cloning and healing, talks about ways of modifying your selection and points out some mind-boggling shortcuts that make you a pro healer. Photo by Peter Hershey … Continue reading "830 Healing Superpowers" The post 830 Healing Superpowers appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:22:27

829 Automated Healing

6/29/2018
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Let’s have a quick chat about Fuji’s X-Trans sensor. Chris also looks at an exciting new channel on the TFTTF Slack and answers listener questions. Michael is interested in cataloging smartphone images and Andy wonders about the strange way Lightroom auto-selects healing spots and how it sees shadows, mid-tones and highlights. Photo by Christin Hume … Continue reading "829 Automated Healing" The post 829 Automated Healing appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:25:24

828 iOS 12 and The Future of Photography

6/22/2018
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On this clearly non-apple-fanboy-episode ep Chris and Ade take a closer look at what Apple’s iOS 12 photography-related announcements could mean for the future of photography. Photo by MontyLov RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Download the MP3 for this episode [Video] Lofoten, Summer Solstice impressions [Video] New York Tilt-Shift impressions The Future of Photography … Continue reading "828 iOS 12 and The Future of Photography" The post 828 iOS 12 and The Future of Photography...

Duration:00:53:00

827 A Selfish Challenge

6/17/2018
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Chris talks about taking pictures out of a flying plexiglass (perspex) window at 150 mph. It’s also the reveal of the latest Slack Challenge. Let’s look at the winner photos (links below). Also someone tried to sell Jay a new camera, which made him wonder about sensor size. Chris goes into why a bigger sensor … Continue reading "827 A Selfish Challenge" The post 827 A Selfish Challenge appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.