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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 tfttf631 – The Adapter Matte | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris explains why we see a 3D effect in photos without 3D glasses, Rob thinks Chris might be selling the show a bit short and goes to the solar system, until April 8th 2014 you have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to … Continue reading →

 tfttf630 – Camera Shame | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris talks about camera shame, that’s when you feel inferior to the other photographers around you when you don’t have the latest and greatest camera. David is looking for a camera for real-estate photography. Alan learns about skin tones in … Continue reading →

 tfttf629 – Smurfs In Iceland | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we’ll hear from a pilot, Rohan asks about auto focus (AF) accuracy and Chris will take you LIVE to a night photo shoot in Iceland. Show Links: Aurora Borealis – Iceland tour Feb 1-7 2015 1 Hour 1000 Pics … Continue reading →

 tfttf628 – Black and Whitebalance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Show description: Chris plays catch-up with his friend CC Chapman, Tom wants to know what the dead sea has done to his colors, Rich has an interesting question about WB when shooting black-and-white and Denis from Montreal has an interesting … Continue reading →

 tfttf627 – The Tin Parachute | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris reports on his photoshoot with a band and how he got to take pictures of “sole music”, Denis from Montreal has questions about the missing bits in JPG, Alexander is awesomely giving away a freebie extension to 1 Hour … Continue reading →

 tfttf626 – Exploding Comments | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Pauline asks a question about the Canon SL1/100D, Chris tries to find out why the comments for the last episode exploded and George wants to know how to find the great photo locations when on vacation – and yes, there’s … Continue reading →

 tfttf625 – Finally: Chris Got A New Camera | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

George from Colombia is looking for the magic solution to his crop sensor issue (hint: the solution is probably to get a wider lens), John brings up a very interesting thought about the difference between music and photograpy: why are … Continue reading →

 tfttf624 – Who Owns The Photons? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris clearly needs help. From you. To decide about something important: what compact camera to get. Nick needs his camera serviced and Andy goes all philosophical on us when it comes to the question: who owns the photons… Show Links: … Continue reading →

 tfttf623 – 1000 Pictures in 1 Hour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris presents his latest project: 1 Hour 1000 Pics – Supercharge your Lightroom Workflow. He discusses travel to exotic places and what that means for your camera gear, presents a method to customize the fonts and font sizes in your … Continue reading →

 tfttf622 – Behind The Scenes: Video Production | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Gordon tells us a horror story with a happy ending, Jay has a hint for us about a customer response gallery, George tries to find out how to shoot in bad weather in Lyon, France and Chris finally pulls the … Continue reading →

 tfttf621 – Special: Brothers and Mountains | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

TFTTF Special. It’s the new year, and one of the bit things coming up is the Everest Trek in May 2014. On this tour Chris, Jon and Monika will take photographers up to Everest Base Camp, through the gorgeous Gokyo … Continue reading →

 tfttf620 – Horrible Lens, Great Pictures | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Join Chris to do some detective work finding out why the Sony RX100 seems to use a really bad Zeiss lens. Look into a smart phone picture and ask yourself seven questions before upgrading to a new camera. Show Links: … Continue reading →

 tfttf619 – Five Things That Changed My Life In 2013 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Not that much photography in this episode, even though everything is kind of inter-related. In this last episode of 2013, Chris talks about his five biggest things of 2013, and it’s not about gear: Chris lost 40 pounds of weight, … Continue reading →

 tfttf618 – Adam Savage On Point-And-Shoots | File Type: audio/,peg | Duration: Unknown

Chris reviews a black and white image, Rob wants to find out why they still build crop sensor cameras, and let’s find out what Adam Savage of the Mythbusters thinks about digital point-and-shoot cameras (hint: it’s not just love). Show … Continue reading →

 tfttf617 – Photography Makes You Dumb | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Does photography make you dumb? Chris tries to get to the root of the discussion. Also: photo borders, the quickest way to mark a photo location on a map and the usefulness of small sensors. Show Links: Get TFTTF push … Continue reading →


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