tfttf670 – Primes Are Great Teachers – Q&A

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Chris shares his most important tip on buying a smaller camera, Paul wants to find out what the deal with prime lenses is, Ryan asks about composition guidelines for panorama pictures and Tony wonders what the best photo backup strategy might be.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2015: India - Darjeeling First Flush
Sep 2015: Ireland - Donegal Dreamscapes
Oct 2015: New York City
2016: Ethiopia - Danakil Desert
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tfttf669 – Highway Or Back Country Road

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Chris gets on a tiny little soapbox and talks about tools. How they are there to be a means to an end and not the main purpose of photography. He provides plenty of examples to illustrate this point.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2015: India - Darjeeling First Flush
Sep 2015: Ireland - Donegal Dreamscapes
Oct 2015: New York City
2016: Ethiopia - Danakil Desert
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tfttf668 – The Smallest Camera You Own

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Chris talks about Donegal, Ireland, about speeding up Lightroom on the new 5k iMac and Sonny Portacio of Pocketlenses.com joins the show to talk about shooting with your smartphone.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2015: India - Darjeeling First Flush
Sep 2015: Ireland - Donegal Dreamscapes
Oct 2015: New York City
2016: Ethiopia - Danakil Desert
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tfttf667 – Visual Storytelling

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Finally the detailed version of how to tell visual stories. Chris has been experimenting and now added a second layer to his Lightroom workflow, not just boiling down photos to the best of the best, but also sorting them into stories that can include pictures from all quality levels. He then uses Storehouse to put those stories together and present them. Have a look at his Ethiopian Photo Stories where he puts everything into practice.

Warning: you won’t find a single mention of selfie sticks in this episode!

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2015: India - Darjeeling First Flush
Sep 2015: Ireland - Donegal Dreamscapes
Oct 2015: New York City
2016: Ethiopia - Danakil Desert
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tfttf665 – Hit Me With Your Selfie Stick – Smartphone Photography

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Well.. isn’t it all photography? Doesn’t it feel kinda wrong to look down on those who shoot with a smartphone? And honestly, we’re doing it all, aren’t we? Is it any less serious than shooting with a big DSLR? Chris discusses this and more questions.

Also: Hit Me With Your Selfie Stick…

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The smartphone apps discussed in this episode were Snapseed, Skitch, Diptic, Night Cap Pro, Tadaa, Hyperlapse and Photo Card by Bill Atkinson.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2015: India - Darjeeling First Flush
Sep 2015: Ireland - Donegal Dreamscapes
Oct 2015: New York City
2016: Ethiopia - Danakil Desert
» all workshops