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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

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: [Video] Lofoten, Summer Solstice impressions [Video] New York Tilt-Shift impressions The Future of Photography ep 33: iOS 12 Photo Tours … Continue reading "828 iOS 12 and The Future of Photography" The post 828 iOS 12 and The Future of Photography appeared...

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.

826 Stabilization and Circles

6/8/2018
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Today Chris tries to answer one single question and it has to do with your camera’s in-body image stabilization (IBIS) and the size of your lenses’ image circles. Will the added motion still fit inside the image circles of lenses that have been designed long before it was possible to move sensors? Is the image … Continue reading "826 Stabilization and Circles" The post 826 Stabilization and Circles appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:28:14

825 Starting in Photography

6/4/2018
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Chris goes back to the Arctic in 2019 and you can come! Kevin got a 13 year old camera as a gift from his dad and wonders if it’s any good in today’s landscape and Matt is torn between the 50 and the 35mm lens for his D90. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: New … Continue reading "825 Starting in Photography" The post 825 Starting in Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:30:56

824 Drones

5/25/2018
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Today Chris talks about flying cameras, drones. About the requirements to fly them, some of the tech, image stabilization, cameras and sensors, regulations, travel and especially about what to keep in mind from the creative side when doing remote controlled aerial videography and photography. Photo by Antoine Beauvillain RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Baum, … Continue reading "824 Drones" The post 824 Drones appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:44:58

823 Tilt-Shift

5/21/2018
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Tilt-shift photography is surrounded by a lot of myths. Chris has used tilt-shift lenses for almost 10 years and he just returned from teaching a class on T/S photography in New York City. On this episode Chris shows us how a tilt-shift lens is actually seven lenses in one (actually more), how you get the … Continue reading "823 Tilt-Shift" The post 823 Tilt-Shift appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

822 Are My Pictures Any Good?

5/11/2018
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Susannah asks a seemingly simple but really essential question: Are my pictures any good? Chris goes on a deep dive into what makes us appreciate photography and how people choose their criteria to judge photo quality. The goal is to find the answer to the biggest question in photography: What makes a good photo? Photo … Continue reading "822 Are My Pictures Any Good?" The post 822 Are My Pictures Any Good? appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:19:58

821 Digitize It!

5/4/2018
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When Chris mentioned digitizing negatives using a camera on one of the last episodes, he received lots of feedback and questions. On this long awaited episode Chris finally goes into detail on how to ditch your scanner and start digitizing your negatives and slides using your camera and a cheap light table. Chris looks into … Continue reading "821 Digitize It!" The post 821 Digitize It! appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:37:24

820 13 Years of Change

4/27/2018
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Chris takes a closer look at what has changed in photography since he started making this podcast 13 years ago. From Cameras to screens to editing to storage technology, some changes have been gradual, some have been more revolutionary. Photo by Patryk Grądys RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: SPONSOR: Format.com, the online portfolio you … Continue reading "820 13 Years of Change" The post 820 13 Years of Change appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

819 13th Anniversary

4/20/2018
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This is the 13th anniversary edition of TFTTF. Chris goes over what has happened during those 13 years, and how TFTTF has enabled an entire new life for him. Also Simon has two questions regarding scanning of negatives and Chris suggests to ditch the scanner and instead switch to taking photographs of the negatives. Photo … Continue reading "819 13th Anniversary" The post 819 13th Anniversary appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:41:25

818 Spinning Heads

4/13/2018
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Chris and Adrien look at some futuristic stuff around photography with a peek into another podcast on this network: The Future of Photography. Also, Colin is planning to do a fun pinhole camera build project with children and Chris goes into some detail on how to build one and why this is such an amazing … Continue reading "818 Spinning Heads" The post 818 Spinning Heads appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

817 Alaskan Summer

4/6/2018
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It’s time for the Slack March Challenge review! We’ll have a closer look at photos by Kyle, Andreas and Brendan. You can watch the review video here. Also Andrew wants some photo tip for his upcoming Alaskan summer cruise. Photo by Matt Artz RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Pre-order now: Wide-Angle Photography: Capturing Landscape, … Continue reading "817 Alaskan Summer" The post 817 Alaskan Summer appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration:00:25:04

816 Gale-Force Winds

3/30/2018
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Chris tries to find out what STYLE in photography really means and why and if you should develop one. We’ll look at how to shoot video and do photography at minus seven degrees Fahrenheit while being on a ship in wind force eight and 16 ft waves. Talk about a challenge. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW … Continue reading "816 Gale-Force Winds" The post 816 Gale-Force Winds appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.