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PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR

Summary: Get your questions answered and learn to see, no matter if you shoot digital or on film, if you shoot mirrorless or with a DSLR. You use Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Lightroom? Come in! Lean about exposure, composition, colors and the creative side of photography.

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 794 An Upside Down Weekend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Find out what unusual place Susan listens to the show at (hint: it has to do with water), Nikolaus asks for a primer on manual exposure and Chris reviews the FOOD challenge. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Challenge entry: David Mann: Two Apples and a Plank Challenge Entry: Eran Pinhasov: Holiday Dinner Challenge Entry: Paul Adams: Fudge The BOKEH challenge on the TFTTF Slack Get on the TFTTF Slack here Support the show and keep the Top Floor lights on Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 794 An Upside Down Weekend appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 793 No Attribution Please | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jon wonders if the 50/1.8 is a gimmick or if there’s more to it. Allan Attridge of the Two Hosers Podcast returns to the show to discuss a really interesting follow-up question regarding attribution: what if your photo gets published but you DONT’T want attribution? RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: The Two Hosers Photo Show with Allan Attridge Online Depth of Field Calculator Val d’Orcia, one of the great areas in Tuscany iPhone photos of our stay in Tuscany (links to Facebook) 6 ways to support Tips from the Top Floor Get on the TFTTF Slack and participate in the BOKEH challenge Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 793 No Attribution Please appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 792 The Journey Is Your Choice | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This episode is about a question that many of you have probably asked yourself at one point or another in your photographic learning process. Why do we have to edit our photos? Or do we have to at all? RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: SPONSOR: Audible – get a free audiobook with your 30-day trial Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 792 The Journey Is Your Choice appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 791 For Business and Ego | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris and Allan Attridge discuss attribution for photography, how the situation is today and if it’s more about business or more about the photographer’s ego. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: The Two Hosers Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 791 For Business and Ego appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 790 Love the Camera You Shoot With | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris talks about a literal bug in his computer, about Pocket Chris, about why it’s so important that you love the camera you shoot with and Bill visits Dresden, Germany and Chris chimes in with a few travel photo tips for that area of our beautiful country. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Moritzburg Castle Elbe Sandstone Mountains SPONSOR: CanvasPeople.com – promo code TOPFLOOR\ Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 790 Love the Camera You Shoot With appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 789 Photos on the Villa Walls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Francois wonders about how Lightroom presets make sense and Chris has a deeper look at how he uses them. Dave has a few questions about the photos that are up on the Viewfinder Villa walls.. so Chris takes you on a little tour of the house. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 789 Photos on the Villa Walls appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 788 Tricks of the Press Photographers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Let’s look at how a spaghetti strainer can help you learn about photography. There are three new and probably a bit exotic lenses on the horizon and Chris explains what they are good for. He also looks at the tricks of the press photographers to help you take better hand-held low light shots. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 788 Tricks of the Press Photographers appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 787 The True Foundation of All Photography | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris spills the beans on the big secret of how to make you a better photographer, Derrin asks about Depth of Field and Limon64 wonders why some cameras are easier to focus than others. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours Episode photo by John Hult The post 787 The True Foundation of All Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 786 Rich and Famous | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Danny wonders how to make money with his travel photography and Chris explains his personal story around that topic. Chris has been interviewed by Photo Live Magazine and takes a closer look at the great photos that the listeners submitted to this round of the Slack Photo Challenge. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Slack Challenge Review: Angad Photos Slack Challenge Review: Nikolaus Hueck Slack Challenge Review: Brendan Burkett Curiously Polar 011: Blue Ice Curiously Polar 012: Tourism in the Arctic and the Antarctic Absolut Analog 020: Monobath (in German) Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 786 Rich and Famous appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 785 Canon, Nikon, I’m Looking at You | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Let’s look at how a DSLR shutter works, with its spring-loaded bladed shutters and its electro magnets and how it’s possible to program and run a shutter using an Arduino. We’ll also dive into keywording strategies and have a look at where photography might go from here with the new developments in image recognition and 3D sensing. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: DSLR Shutter In Detail – YouTube DSLR Shutter on 100 Year Old Lens – YouTube Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 785 Canon, Nikon, I’m Looking at You appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 784 Homemade Lenses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this quick-fire Q&A episode Terry wonders about print sizes & aspect ratios, Michael has questions about prisms and mirrors in cameras and Oliver is looking into experimenting with home-made lenses. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Build your own lens More about building your own lens Homemade lens Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 784 Homemade Lenses appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 783 Why are Lenses Round? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this quick-fire question and answer episode, Andy wonders why lenses are round and Chris talks about how lenses are made and how the round shape makes most sense. John has a LR workflow question and Mark is curious about digital medium format. Chris goes into detail on why medium format isn’t clearly defined and on the differences between film medium format and digital medium format. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: SPONSOR: Shutterstock (get 20% off) Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 783 Why are Lenses Round? appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 782 – Recovering from the Cloud | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Oliver has some follow-up regarding cloud backups, David wonders about air travel and the electronics ban and Joe wants to shoot infrared black and white film and digital. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Bumper Car Light Painting [Video] with Chris Marquardt Chris Marquardt on Patreon SPONSOR: Get 20% off at Shutterstock.com Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 782 – Recovering from the Cloud appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 781 Physical Backups | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This episode features questions on broken links, printing your photos as a physical backup, the whereabouts of the Marquardt International Pinhole project, lens elements and groups and an SD card tester for Windows. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Arq: cloud backup for Mac and Windows Marquardt International Pinhole – 4×5″ Large Format Pinhole Camera by Chris Marquardt F3 – flash memory card tester for Mac H2testw – flash memory card tester for Windows SPONSOR: 20% off Shutterstock for TFTTF listeners Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 781 Physical Backups appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

 780 Tarantino’s Lens Artefacts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this rapid-fire Q&A episode: Adam is interested in avoiding losing his photos in times of ransomware and Chris lays out his strategy from shooting through editing to archiving, to make sure he never loses a single photo. Hampus goes whale watching to Iceland and wonders what focal length makes the most sense and Heramb from India noticed a strange focus artefact in a Quentin Tarantino movie and Chris digs out one of Hollywood film-makers’ secrets: the split diopter. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPISODES Links: Kodachrome Magazine, 2017 Issue 1 | Kodak Store How to use a Split Focus Diopter | Shanks FX | PBS Digital Studios – YouTube Split Focus Shots A Supercut – YouTube Flash card tester: F3 by Digirati (for Mac) Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email Photo tours with Chris Marquardt: » May 2017: Svalbard — Arctic (sold out) » Oct 2017: Bhutan — The Happiness Kingdom (only 1 spot open) » Jan 2018: Ladakh — Chadar Trek » Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway » Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords » Oct 2018: Morocco » all photo tours The post 780 Tarantino’s Lens Artefacts appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

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