tfttf537 – Slide Shows with Horror Music

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jazzOn this episode Chris takes a look at spot metering and how we tend to throw off brightness because of our expectations, he talks about ways to learn photography and you will learn some great ways to find or make the perfect music for your slide show or video project.


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tfttf535 – The Making Of The Making Of

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mysteryvhsBrandt wants to know if he should upgrade to the new Nikon D4, landscape photographer Ed has been volunteered by his wife to take candid shots at a valentines dinner and Allan Attridge is back talking with Chris about the making of the making of.

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tfttf533 video – Making of Episode 532

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532 from Chris Marquardt on Vimeo.

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Today Chris will give you a look behind the scenes of how episode 532 of Tips from the Top Floor was made from start to finish. Hope you enjoy the little look behind the curtain. This video was shot and produced by film maker Allan Attridge.

tfttf524 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido Winter Wildlife Wonderland

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Snow Monkeys 2010

Martin Bailey and Chris Marquardt are teaming up to bring you a series of amazing winter wildlife workshops in Japan! You have the chance to see and photograph the world famous snow monkeys, the red-crowned cranes of which there only a few hundred left in the world, sea eagles and much more, and all under the guidance of Martin Bailey, Chris Marquardt or even both together! In English and in German!

There are three tours planned around early February:

Tour #1: Jan 23rd-Feb 3rd, 2012 with Chris and Martin (in English)
Tour #2: Feb 6th-17th, 2012 with Chris (in German)
Tour #3: Feb 13th-24th 2012 with Martin (in English)

Tour #3 will take place for sure, tours #1 and #2 will only take place if there is enough interest. And TIME IS TICKING AWAY, we have extended the registration deadline to November 15th, 2012.

Time is of the essence!

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tfttf518 – Red Scale Lens Flare

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Picture by Mary Dotson
Picture by Mary Dotson

Today: the review of the winner photo of the August Washington D.C. workshop, Carolyn has a question about an extended range XR Redscale film, and Chris talks about flare, how bad it is, or how bad it is not, and how you can avoid it. If you want to.

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