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.
Chris talks with Bob “Dr. Mac” Levitus, author of great books (such as iPad for Dummies, iPhone for Dummies, OS X Mavericks For Dummies, and more), host of his soon-to-be-released tv show, who claims his middle name should be “paranoid” – why? Because he keeps copies of his data (including his photos) in at least three different places. Just in case his house gets blown away by a tornado – not too unlikely, given that he lives in Texas.
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Chris believes that there’s an alternative to shooting wide open, he’ll touch on external storage solutions for photographers, including Drobo and Synology and he will shine a light on when you need what kind of auto-focus mode on your camera.
Also: an interview with photojournalist Sven Tetzlaff about his visit to the Chinese view camera manufacturer Chamonix.
Gary has a note on backing up pictures during travel, Bear has thoughts on getting out of a rut by using other arts, and he needs a backup strategy for his pictures during a 70 day long motorcycle trip, Frank is interested in what’s happening with the levels in a image if you shoot super low-contrast scenes and there’s a treat for the analog photographers out there, Chris talks with Sanja Harris of the Fotokemika project that is set out to save the heritage of the maker of one of the last traditional silver rich films: EFKE
Chris is bringing the legendary Autobahn show back! Simon has a question about Photokina, the biggest photo show in the world, Linda wants to know how to back up her pictures during a workshop and Chris explains why treating your memory cards like film might be a great idea, and after a trip with his kids, Nicholas finds some dust specs on his sensor – and on every single picture.