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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

807 My New Mirrorless Camera

1/19/2018
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Chris has streamed video for ages, but he was never happy with the way the video from his webcam looked. So he went on a bit of an odyssey to finally get to a setup with a decent camera, a decent sensor, decent bokeh and really good video quality. All for under 500 bucks. RECEIVE … Continue reading "807 My New Mirrorless Camera" The post 807 My New Mirrorless Camera appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

806 Why Bother Being a Photographer?

1/13/2018
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In a world where it seems that everything has already been photographed, why bother becoming a photographer at all? Chris tries to find the answer to motivation in photography. Photo: Ricardo Gomez RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May … Continue reading "806 Why Bother Being a Photographer?" The post 806 Why Bother Being a Photographer? appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:20:28


805 Setting The Right Goals

1/7/2018
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Happy New Year everybody!! On this episode Chris talks about goals when it comes to presenting your work in public and what they entail. Tom is interested in a sharpening workflow and Chris spills the beans about his own (barely existing) sharpening workflow. Also, the little robot from the podcast The Future of Photography finally … Continue reading "805 Setting The Right Goals" The post 805 Setting The Right Goals appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:28:27


804 GEAR GEAR GEAR

12/24/2017
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Here’s the GEAR SHOW! Chris answers audience questions. Wayne wonders if Luminar could easily replace Adobe Lightroom. Derrin wants to know if he should be worried about 30 dead pixels on his new camera’s sensor. Also, Fred prompts Chris to discuss how Sony A7 Mk III, Canon 5D Mk IV and Nikon D850 stack up … Continue reading "804 GEAR GEAR GEAR" The post 804 GEAR GEAR GEAR appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

803 Bubble Sort Your Photos

12/15/2017
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Chris looks at three very different methods to select the best photo from several that are equally good: 1) the nerdy method, 2) the work smarter method and 3) the get over it method. What are your plans for May 2018? Here’s the New York Tilt-Shift Architecture and Street Photography Workshop Photo by Sebastian Pichler … Continue reading "803 Bubble Sort Your Photos" The post 803 Bubble Sort Your Photos appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:25:18


802 Ice Packs

12/8/2017
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Chris talk about the ice packs on his cheek, he looks at the photos of the November challenge winners (thanks Chris, Cedomil and Roan), Bob wonders about web photo consistency (is there any at all?) and Chris is giving Anchor another shake and … we’ll have to talk about Patreon. Photo by Evan Kirby RECEIVE … Continue reading "802 Ice Packs" The post 802 Ice Packs appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:30:40


801 The Cult of Done Manifesto

12/2/2017
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Let’s look at a philosophy that can help you get your photo projects done, the Cult of Done Manifesto. Daniel needs help with release forms, Tony wonders about camera settings for shooting video and you can win a t-shirt by helping find a name for our little robot. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: The … Continue reading "801 The Cult of Done Manifesto" The post 801 The Cult of Done Manifesto appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:33:39


800 The Future of Photography

11/24/2017
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Robert tries to take photos with good colors at a camp fire, Raja wonders about what the switch to Full Frame could do to his speedlights. Also Chris introduces his new podcast The Future of Photography where he and Adrian Stock (of Sunny 16 fame) explore the ways new technology can help you make fantastic … Continue reading "800 The Future of Photography" The post 800 The Future of Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:24:35


799 Deep Space Color

11/17/2017
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Chris does a quick wrap-up of the latest Bhutan photo tour (hint: it was a wonderful experience all around). He will NOT talk about phalluses this time 🙂 Dan has a question that prompts Chris to try to explain what a color space is and where you should be and where you shouldn’t be worried … Continue reading "799 Deep Space Color" The post 799 Deep Space Color appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:32:01


798 Phalluses and Film Photography

11/11/2017
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In this special episode that was recorded during the 2017 Bhutan photo tour, he talks with Adrain Stock aka Ade of the Sunny 16 podcast who brought two Nikon film SLRs to this tour. Topics include Bhutan, the phallus cult, the Divine Mad Man and of course traveling with film through one of the most … Continue reading "798 Phalluses and Film Photography" The post 798 Phalluses and Film Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:32:31


797 An Imaginary Color

11/2/2017
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Find out the truth about the top floor and nothing but the truth. Marcalia has a question about synchronizing LR catalog & settings between two computers and Robert wonders about what Magenta really is.. because unlike any other color, Magenta is not part of the rainbow. Photo by Ken Treloar via Unsplash RECEIVE EMAIL FOR … Continue reading "797 An Imaginary Color" The post 797 An Imaginary Color appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:18:23


796 Camera Benchmarking

10/27/2017
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After Marques Brownlee discussed the DxOMark and its problems on his YouTube channel, Chris takes a critical look at benchmarking in general and also at the DxOMark. Also on the show: Corey cannot decide if he should upgrade his gear before the vacation and Chris chimes in. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 … Continue reading "796 Camera Benchmarking" The post 796 Camera Benchmarking appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:26:45


795 The Future of Web Photos

10/20/2017
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Little post mixup this morning, we made a mistake and had to re-post the episode. Sorry for the inconvenience. Now that Apple decided to adopt the open HEIF (High Efficiency Image File Format) for their photos, let’s take a closer look at what that means for the future of our photography on the web. When … Continue reading "795 The Future of Web Photos" The post 795 The Future of Web Photos appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:20:13


794 An Upside Down Weekend

10/13/2017
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Find out what unusual place Susan listens to the show at (hint: it has to do with water), Nikolaus asks for a primer on manual exposure and Chris reviews the FOOD challenge. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Challenge entry: David Mann: Two Apples and a Plank Challenge Entry: Eran Pinhasov: Holiday Dinner Challenge Entry: … Continue reading "794 An Upside Down Weekend" The post 794 An Upside Down Weekend appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:30:10


793 No Attribution Please

10/6/2017
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Jon wonders if the 50/1.8 is a gimmick or if there’s more to it. Allan Attridge of the Two Hosers Podcast returns to the show to discuss a really interesting follow-up question regarding attribution: what if your photo gets published but you DONT’T want attribution? RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: The Two Hosers Photo … Continue reading "793 No Attribution Please" The post 793 No Attribution Please appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:40:32


792 The Journey Is Your Choice

9/28/2017
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This episode is about a question that many of you have probably asked yourself at one point or another in your photographic learning process. Why do we have to edit our photos? Or do we have to at all? RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: SPONSOR: Audible – get a free audiobook with your 30-day … Continue reading "792 The Journey Is Your Choice" The post 792 The Journey Is Your Choice appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:19:33


791 For Business and Ego

9/21/2017
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Chris and Allan Attridge discuss attribution for photography, how the situation is today and if it’s more about business or more about the photographer’s ego. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: The Two Hosers Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — … Continue reading "791 For Business and Ego" The post 791 For Business and Ego appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:30:04


790 Love the Camera You Shoot With

9/14/2017
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Chris talks about a literal bug in his computer, about Pocket Chris, about why it’s so important that you love the camera you shoot with and Bill visits Dresden, Germany and Chris chimes in with a few travel photo tips for that area of our beautiful country. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Moritzburg Castle … Continue reading "790 Love the Camera You Shoot With" The post 790 Love the Camera You Shoot With appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:23:47


789 Photos on the Villa Walls

9/7/2017
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Francois wonders about how Lightroom presets make sense and Chris has a deeper look at how he uses them. Dave has a few questions about the photos that are up on the Viewfinder Villa walls.. so Chris takes you on a little tour of the house. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for … Continue reading "789 Photos on the Villa Walls" The post 789 Photos on the Villa Walls appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:27:50


788 Tricks of the Press Photographers

8/31/2017
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Let’s look at how a spaghetti strainer can help you learn about photography. There are three new and probably a bit exotic lenses on the horizon and Chris explains what they are good for. He also looks at the tricks of the press photographers to help you take better hand-held low light shots. RECEIVE EMAIL … Continue reading "788 Tricks of the Press Photographers" The post 788 Tricks of the Press Photographers appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

Duration: 00:25:23

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