tfttf655 – Useless Photo Gear

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On this episode of Tips from the Top Floor let’s try to find out about the most useless pieces of photo gear that you’ve ever bought.. with contributions from Kyle, CarmineWorx, Michael, Lisa and Oliver.

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Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2014: Mt. Everest
May 2015: Darjeeling First Flush
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tfttf654 – Shooting Morgan Freeman

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NY photographer Richard Hutchings talks with Chris about his time working as a photographer for Sesame Street, about his time working with Morgan Freeman and the way the business has dramatically changed over time, resulting in the need to repeatedly reinvent himself as a photographer. As a bonus, learn about one of the best ways to raise your kids.

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Workshops with Chris Marquardt
Feb 1-7 2015: Aurora Borealis, Iceland
May 2014: Mt. Everest
May 2015: Darjeeling First Flush
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tfttf653 – The Big Pile Of Digital Guilt

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Chris talks about building a pile of digital guilt that we build by delaying decisions in photography to the post processing phase. Not only does that move the issue from the front to the back of the workflow (and yes, there are ways to effectively deal with big piles of images) but the actual question is: what can we do to not build such a big pile of pictures in the first place? Chris explores some strategies to achieve that goal.

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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

Tweetstorm: Photography And Happiness

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Watch out, Tweetstorm in three, two, one.

A tweetstorm is like a mini blog entry. To my knowledge, web pioneer and venture capitalist Marc Andreesen (@pmarca, co-author of Mosaic, the first web browser) cultivated this form of communication and here’s my first effort. A tweetstorm is great to convey an idea that’s too complex for 140 characters but might still be valuable for a Twitter audience.

Anyway, here’s my first one, it’s in the widest sense about photography and happiness.

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