Cleaning Shoes – Digitally

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Every now and then a photo session turns into such a spontaneous creative endeavour that you don’t want to interrupt it to do something mundane as cleaning something up.

While I was shooting the band, I realized that I would have to do some digital clean-up later, but the spirit of the moment was so strong that I bit the bullet and went with the flow. I’m glad I did. In this video you can watch over my shoulder as I use Lightroom and Photoshop to clone dirt and a logo out of a pair of red soles. A 30 minute session condensed into 3.5 minutes.

tfttf621 – Special: Brothers and Mountains

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TFTTF Special.

It’s the new year, and one of the bit things coming up is the Everest Trek in May 2014. On this tour Chris, Jon and Monika will take photographers up to Everest Base Camp, through the gorgeous Gokyo valley and as it gets closer, participants are starting to have more questions, about Kathmandu, about travel, about what paperwork is needed, questions how to get around, about what photo gear to bring, about altitude and how that influences your body.. just lots of questions.

To answer some of the questions, Chris invited Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest – and Peter, Chris’ brother for a chat. Peter will be on this year’s Everest Trek and he is the one who will ask the questions.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2014: Mt. Everest
May 2015: Darjeeling First Flush
all workshops

UK Workshop Get-Togethers Aug 2 and Aug 9

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Just a quick post today (with no Chris) to let everyone know when and where the get togethers for the upcoming UK workshops will be held.

Liverpool
7PM Friday August 2
The Pumphouse
Albert Dock
Liverpool
L3 4AN
Please » let us know if you’re coming so we can gauge attendance.

Farnborough
7PM Friday August 9
Victory Pub (Street level of the Village Hotel)
Pinehurst Rd
Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 7BF
United Kingdom
Please » let us know if you’re coming so we can gauge attendance.

-Ravsitar

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2014: Mt. Everest
May 2015: Darjeeling First Flush
all workshops

tfttf600 – Six Hundred

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Here we are, episode 600! Enjoy.

Greetings for episode 600 by:

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2014: Mt. Everest
May 2015: Darjeeling First Flush
all workshops

Chicago Sun Times lays off all staff photographers

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But why? I simply don’t understand the basis for this decision.

“…if you’re a 50-65-year old managing editor or publisher at one of the country’s GREAT newspapers and in an industry that is clearly shrinking… Where people are subscribing less often, and getting their news more and more often from Facebook or Twitter… What do you do to stand out?

Well if you’re incredibly myopic: you lay off your entire photography staff.

That’s forward thinking. We’re clearly not in a visual age… teenagers are clearly READING 300-1,200 word articles on newspaper websites on a regular basis… “

(source How to insure your extinction: look at what newspapers are doing )