Photography Tips from the Top Floor show

Photography Tips from the Top Floor

Summary: Tips from the Top Floor is the free award-winning weekly show about all things photography. It is also the longest-running photography podcast in existence. The show is hosted by photographer and instructor Chris Marquardt. No matter if you use a DSLR or a point-and-shoot, with a good sense of humor, Chris Marquardt manages to convey tips for the beginner as well as the professional photographer.

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 tfttf660 – A Living, Breathing, Burping Organism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris tells about his Ethiopian adventure, about how divers the culture, history, people and landscapes are, about how colorful this country is and how little tourism he encountered while traveling Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, the Danakil desert, the salt flats … Continue reading → The post tfttf660 – A Living, Breathing, Burping Organism appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf659 – Deep Sky Photography | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris will do some night sky photography in Ethiopia. In this episode he goes over how he prepares for that, what lenses he’ll bring and how he applies the “600 rule” to get the right shape of stars. This episode … Continue reading → The post tfttf659 – Deep Sky Photography appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 Ethiopia Update 1 – A chat with Trevor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Even while he’s in Ethiopia, Chris finds time for a quick episode. Show Links: Iceland in winter: 72 days to go » Download the MP3 for this episode The post Ethiopia Update 1 – A chat with Trevor appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf658 – Fanning The Flame And A Bovine Intervention | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sometimes it’s not just you who gets in a slump about photography, it can be entire groups. Kyle asks the question how to keep his photography club from coming and going like so many before. Also: let’s meet our bovine … Continue reading → The post tfttf658 – Fanning The Flame And A Bovine Intervention appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf657 – Three Qs And Three As | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris prepares for his Ethiopia trip and answers three intertwined questions by Gabriel, Dave and Brian, all around exposure, grey cards and zones (promise: I only briefly ramble about this). Show Links: Grey cards at B&H Grey cards at Enjoyyourcamera.com … Continue reading → The post tfttf657 – Three Qs And Three As appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf656 – Grover Explains Near And Far | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris is about to travel to Ethiopia in Africa. This has brought up a few questions and triggered the main topic of an entire episode of TFTTF. Listen in to find out what the Africa trip has to do with … Continue reading → The post tfttf656 – Grover Explains Near And Far appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf655 – Useless Photo Gear | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

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. Show Links: 10 GB at10MBits/s … Continue reading → The post tfttf655 – Useless Photo Gear appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf654 – Shooting Morgan Freeman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

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 … Continue reading → The post tfttf654 – Shooting Morgan Freeman appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf653 – The Big Pile Of Digital Guilt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

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, … Continue reading → The post tfttf653 – The Big Pile Of Digital Guilt appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf652 – Passion Come, Passion Go | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How do we lose our passion for photography, and how can we get it back? That’s a tough question that many photographers wonder about, especially at the point when they are in a slump and don’t know how to get … Continue reading → The post tfttf652 – Passion Come, Passion Go appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf651 – Match Machines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Yes, you an I and everyone is a Match Machine! Today on the show Chris will discuss cliché cameras, and why people relate to some pictures more than others. It’s quite amazing actually. The pattern matching thing itself is pretty … Continue reading → The post tfttf651 – Match Machines appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf650 – A Q and an A and an iPhone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris will briefly talk about the new iPhone 6 and how that relates to photography. He’ll also try to find the elusive value of art and let’s see if we can help brad to stylize his photos through post production. … Continue reading → The post tfttf650 – A Q and an A and an iPhone appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf649 – GAAAAH, NOT AGAIN! Cliché Photos And What To Do About Them | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

You take a sunset picture. Oh no, not again. HDR? Seen it all. Or maybe a color key where a red rose sits lonely in a sea of black-and-white? Clichés are everywhere in photography. Chris explores how bad it really … Continue reading → The post tfttf649 – GAAAAH, NOT AGAIN! Cliché Photos And What To Do About Them appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf648 – Your Biggest Mistake Ever | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This episode is about one single panicked phone call from a photographer who wonders if he made a really bad mistake. Chris tries to find out if making mistakes can be avoided. Quote of the day: “Skill in photography is … Continue reading → The post tfttf648 – Your Biggest Mistake Ever appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf647 – A Pan And A Stick Of Butter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today’s episode continues the amazing journey – YOUR amazing journey – to become a better photographer. Chris also got an ice bucket dumped over his head.. for a very good cause. And yes, there’s video of it. Show Links: Chris … Continue reading → The post tfttf647 – A Pan And A Stick Of Butter appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

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