tfttf509 – Back on the grid

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509imageChris is finally back from the Himalayan Workshop, a trek that turned into more of an adventure than planned.

Today Chris covers technical, analog and creative topics: Ben wants to know why cameras still use mechanical shutters, Jim has a question about how to get started with scanning pictures and Maurice wants to learn about group shots.

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tfttf508 – Almost off the grid

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Debating Monks

Chris sends in his first episode from the 2011 Himalayan Workshop. He and Monika talk about gear, about alternatives and about about how to get the temperature of developer chemistry right at 18,000 feet elevation.

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Announcement: Everest Trek is now Himalayan Workshops

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We tweeted about it for a couple of days, but just in case you don’t follow any of us (we are @restofjonmiller, @nahlinse and @chrismarquardt on Twitter), here is the announcement again:

Jon, Monika and I will go back to the Himalayas in 2011.
We will take up to 15 photographers with us.
You can be part of this life-changing experience!

The official website has all the information:

» Kailash Workshop 2011

tfttf460 video – Everest Trek 2010 Teaser

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Here is a look at Everest Trek 2010 – The Highest Photography Workshop In The World. This video will give you a preview on what is about to come, enjoy!

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tfttf458 – Teachings From The Trek

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Quomolangma Nature Preserve
Chris talks about the Everest Trek experience, on how to manage without electricity for 10 days, on shooting video with the 5DMk2 and the Kodak zi8, and handling 150GB of image storage while hiking at almost 18,000ft elevation.

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