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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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 tfttf693 – This Country Is Not The Way You Think It Is | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris talks to to Philip Briggs (Author of the Bradt Guide to Ethiopia), Trevor Cole (world traveler and photographer extraordinaire) and Hans van der Haar (Dutch tour operator with a family in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) about their views of Ethiopia. Some great surprises in this interview. “..the other thing that people don’t expect and that … Continue reading tfttf693 – This Country Is Not The Way You Think It Is The post tfttf693 – This Country Is Not The Way You Think It Is appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf692 – Pimp My Lens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Find out how to pimp your lens to make it do things it wasn’t supposed to do and Bernd talks about taking photos from a small plane. » Download the MP3 for this episode The post tfttf692 – Pimp My Lens appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf691 – Best Before 2003 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris takes you on a tour through the Viewfinder Villa, while he tidies up the studio for a weekend workshop. Also: why is it that finishing a project is so magic? » Download the MP3 for this episode The post tfttf691 – Best Before 2003 appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf690 – Analog Is For Hipsters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Does a mirrorless full frame camera really save a lot of weight compared to a DSLR? Some manufacturers claim their cameras are half as heavy as their mirrored brethren. But how do things look when you take the weight of the lenses into account? Because here’s the secret: the size of the lens depends on … Continue reading tfttf690 – Analog Is For Hipsters The post tfttf690 – Analog Is For Hipsters appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf689 – 10 Years in 5 Minutes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dave takes us back in time, Joørgen plays wonderful music and Chris tries to answer the question what’s better: Lightroom or Capture One. Show Links: My Hovercraft Is Full Of Eels – Monty Python’s The Flying Circus – YouTube Jørgen Lang’s Facebook Page New York Inside/Out and San Diego Workshops in October Capture One » … Continue reading tfttf689 – 10 Years in 5 Minutes The post tfttf689 – 10 Years in 5 Minutes appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf688 – Your Experience Backpack | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris discusses his photo book manuscript and some of the decisions that went into it. Also find out what your personal experiences have to do with how you approach photography and how you could improve on that. » Download the MP3 for this episode The post tfttf688 – Your Experience Backpack appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf687 – To Stop Or Not To Stop. Down. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today’s episode tries to answer the question on how far you should stop down your bright prime lens and 10 years ago, Chris’ life went through a fundamental transformationl That’s when Apple introduced Podcasting on iTunes, opening up a massive opportunity for tens of thousands of people. Today Podcasting is seeing another surge and Chris … Continue reading tfttf687 – To Stop Or Not To Stop. Down. The post tfttf687 – To Stop Or Not To Stop. Down. appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf686 – In the Louvre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chris talks about his recent travels to northern India, Sikkim, West Bengal and Kathmandu, Nepal. After a bumpy start, his photography tour took him to wonderful places. He visited tea plantations to see tea pluckers at work, he got to experience the culture and people of this wonderful part of the world and he learned … Continue reading tfttf686 – In the Louvre The post tfttf686 – In the Louvre appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf685 – The Kids Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Stuart has a question on compression. And he doesn’t mean JPG compression, but the visual compression that you get when using a telephoto lens. Is it really the focal length that does it? Or the angle of view? Or maybe the distance between the camera and the subject? Chris explores some of these thoughts. Special … Continue reading tfttf685 – The Kids Episode The post tfttf685 – The Kids Episode appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf684 – The Q&A Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Let Chris take you to the rim of a live volcano as he interviews PHow hard is it to focus your camera at night? Or on a white sheet of paper? Find out how to find or create the required contrast to help your camera do it. Or switch to manual mode and use a … Continue reading tfttf684 – The Q&A Episode The post tfttf684 – The Q&A Episode appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf683 – The Angry Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

As Monika prepares her next episode of Monis Motivklingel (her photography podcast in German) Chris talks to her about the topic of this episode: anger in photography. Marcus wonders how to price his photography and it’s a bit more involved than one might imagine. You’ll have to think about your cost of doing business, the … Continue reading tfttf683 – The Angry Episode The post tfttf683 – The Angry Episode appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf682 – The Morbid Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Warning: this episode might be a little bit morbid. Chris talks to his guest lawyer Mike Diamond about what happens to your digital photos when you die, especially if most of your photos live in the cloud. It’s harder than you think to retrieve digital assets from Yahoo, Facebook or others if they don’t belong … Continue reading tfttf682 – The Morbid Episode The post tfttf682 – The Morbid Episode appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf681 – Photoshopped To Death | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This episode explores if there’s such a thing as “photoshopped to death” – Chris opens up his top secret before and after comparisons, the Nepal fundraiser has made over $10k and that’s just because of you (THANK YOU!!!) Chris will also do an unplanned surprise visit to the Kingdom of Bhutan, the fundraiser ebook will … Continue reading tfttf681 – Photoshopped To Death The post tfttf681 – Photoshopped To Death appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 FUNDRAISER: People Of The Himalayas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In April 2015, Nepal was hit hard by a devastating earthquake that brought down buildings and killed and injured thousands of people. Chris Marquardt and Monika Andrae have visited and photographed the people and places of Kathmandu, Patan, Bhakthapur and other areas in and around Nepal from 2009 to 2014. Areas that were hit hard … Continue reading FUNDRAISER: People Of The Himalayas The post FUNDRAISER: People Of The Himalayas appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

 tfttf680 – Zoom Lens Bicycle Pump | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

IT’S 10 YEARS OF TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR!! Dave is curious about sensor dust, how bad it is and what you can do about it. Chris doesn’t really worry too much about dust. Modern cameras do a good job in shaking the dust off the sensor, but if you have something seriously stuck to … Continue reading tfttf680 – Zoom Lens Bicycle Pump The post tfttf680 – Zoom Lens Bicycle Pump appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.

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