TWiT Photo (MP3) show

TWiT Photo (MP3)

Summary: Professional photographer Catherine Hall and overenthusiastic amateur Leo Laporte chat with some of the world's leading and most inspirational image-makers. Learn tips from acclaimed pros as they impart their knowledge of making arresting images through personal anecdotes, real world experience, and a discussion of their favorite toys. The show educates, inspires and empowers photographers of all levels. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

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 TWiT Photo 51: Celeb Photog Michael Grecco | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:50

The master of Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait enlightens us with in-studio demo that rebels against the traditional 3-light setup. Watch Leo get tripped up on Who's Who of Grecco's portfolio and hear behind the scenes stories of images of Hollywood's elite including: Steve Martin, Lucy Liu, and Martin Scorsese. * Bonus: Photoshop Expert Dave Cross shares tips regarding the under-discussed new sick features of Photoshop 6 beta. LINKS Michael Grecco's Twitter @michaelgrecco Michael's blog: michaelgrecco.com/blog Michael's book: michaelgrecco.com/store Michael's Facebook: facebook.com/michaelgreccophotography Michael's Youtube: youtube.com/michaelgrecco Dave Cross's website dcross.com The Photoshop Quiz Game Dave Cross's Twitter @davecross Guest: Michael Grecco Bonus Guest: Dave Cross Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsor: Ford SYNC AppLink

 TWiT Photo 50: Elevendy.com: Photography meets 3D Animation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:51

Is it photography or 3D animation? A common question for creative masterminds, Dave Cox and Wil Wells, of Elevendy. Disregarding the mantra "get it right in camera" this creative production house makes their own rules. Learn the importance of planning, how to hide discreet meaningful messages in your images (including star wars characters), and how to get a client buy-in for off the wall concepts. The dynamic duo will also reveal the process of their Addy winning Sacramento Kings "Defend Your Honor" campaign. * Bonus - In-studio shoot with both "C-Sharp" and Leo. See the concept drawing and shoot in action. Final result to be revealed in future episode! Guest: Wil Wells and Dave Cox of elevendy.com LINKS Wil Well's Twitter @wilwells Dave Cox's Twitter @davecox elevendy.com elevendy's 404 page: elevendy.com/unicorns Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show.

 TWiT Photo 49: Peter Krogh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:58

A photographer for more than 3 decades, Peter Krogh is an expert in Digital Asset Management and he reveals the importance of correctly archiving your image collection for both amateurs and pros. Gain insights from the master of digital workflow and don't miss the bonus Lightroom demo where Peter walks us through his process while teaching us quick and dirty tricks to make your images pop! LINKS Peter's website: peterkrogh.com Peter's Twitter @peterkrogh theDAMbook.com Shutha.org dpBestflow.org DAMuseful.com Guest: Peter Krogh Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsor: Squarespace Offer Code twitphoto3

 TWiT Photo 48: Sports Illustrated Photographer Bill Frakes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:32

View Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes's astonishing portfolio as he shares insights on how he often carries & triggers 25+ cameras, how he went from LAW school to one of SI's Top Shooters, and why preparation & storyboarding are key. Winner of the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award his clients include everyone from Nike to Apple and his editorial work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world. LINKS Bill's website: billfrakes.com Bill's Twitter @billfrakes Guest: Bill Frakes Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsor: Ford Taurus with Curve Control

 TWiT Photo 47: Travel Blogger Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:12:03

Ever wish that you can just take off and go on a round-the-world tour? That's what Gary Arndt did in March 2007, and he's been to 114 countries and territories, and still counting. The multi-award-winning blogger showcases his photography and journey on his travel blog, Everything Everywhere. Time magazine named his blog one of the top 25 blogs in the world. Taking a break from swimming with whale sharks in Australia and spelunking in Borneo, Gary joins us in the studio and shares stories about playing photojournalist in the midst of a political protest in Bangkok, how looking like a professional photographer can get you places, and tips on how to pursue your wanderlust and the most efficient ways to do travel photography. LINKS Gary's website Gary's Twitter Gary's Facebook Guest: Gary Arndt Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsors: Audible Squarespace.com Offer Code twitphoto3

 TWiT Photo 46: WPPI 2012 | Is Technology A Menace to Photography? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:35:49

At the Wedding & Portrait Photography International (WPPI) conference 2012 in Las Vegas, Catherine is joined by 8 industry experts and insiders to convene on the controversial subject, "Is Technology a Menace to Photography?" The luminary-studded panel featured renowned photographers such as Pulitzer Prize winner Greg Gibson, celebrity photographer and Help-Portrait creator Jeremy Cowart, reDefine host Tamara Lackey, Fast Track Photographer educator Dane Sanders, legendary wedding photographers Cliff Mautner and Jerry Ghionis, hot emerging fashion photographer Lindsay Adler, and glamour queen Sue Bryce. They engaged in a heated discussion about topics, such as the too-easy lure of technological gimmickry to smooth over lack of artistic know-how; self-education and cultivation of a unique creative vision with responsible and mindful use of technology; so-called "naive" art; the future of point-and-shoots and DSLRs in an age of camera phones; and the relevance of professional photographers over the coming decade. Guests: Greg Gibson, Jeremy Cowart, Tamara Lackey, Dane Sanders, Cliff Mautner, Jerry Ghionis, Sue Bryce, and Lindsay Adler Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsor: Ford Eco Boost

 TWiT Photo 45: Trey Ratcliff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:27

Trey tells us all about finding your own voice, whose critique is most important, upcoming Lytro photo walk, why mirror-less cameras are the future, and more. LINKS Trey's Site Trey's Twitter Trey's Google+ Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Trey Ratcliff Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show.

 TWiT Photo 44: Globally Acclaimed Wedding Photographer Jerry Ghionis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:54

Jerry Ghionis is recognized as one of top wedding and portrait photographers worldwide. He spills the light on how he creates and captures the emotional scene at a wedding. Not only has Jerry won the WPPI wedding album of the year seven times, he was also name as the 2011 Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year by AIPP. Jerry then shows us how to use available light in a photo shoot with Catherine! LINKS Jerry's website Jerry's Twitter Jerry's Facebook Guest: Jerry Ghionis Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsors: SquareSpace Offer Code: twitphoto2 Gazelle

 TWiT Photo 43: Guest Quest Winner Robby Cavanaugh + Bonus Image Critiques | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:02

It's hard not to want to hate Robby Cavanaugh – fresh out of school, the SoCal boy has already been published in Vogue Italia, won a bunch of awards, and now has another notch in his belt as our first TWiT Photo Guest Quest winner. Yet, Robby's incredibly down-to-earth and just has a natural artistic talent. Joining us live in the studio, the fine art photographer comes clean about Photoshop in his "phantasmagorical" images and achieving artistic excellence with very, very little gear, and lots and lots of perseverance and perspiration. Judges Zack Arias and Tamara Lackey crack the whip on the portfolios of Guest Quest winners, and give invaluable advice to contest aspirants. Robby's Tips If you can think it, it can be done. Be vulnerable and honest with your work. Photoshop is not a dirty word, but it can be. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Catherine Hall Guests: Robby Cavanaugh, Zack Arias, and Tamara Lackey Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsors: SquareSpace Offer Code: twitphoto2 Gazelle

 TWiT Photo 42: Rockstars. Presidents. NFL. BIG event Photographer David Bergman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:33

The question on everyone's mind must be: what hasn't David Bergman done? With 11 covers for Sports Illustrated, including the coveted 2010 Super Bowl, and his distinction as official tour photographer for Bon Jovi, David gets a lot of game. He joins us live in the TWiT studio to discuss his now-famous GigaPan shot of Obama's inauguration and shows viewers how he processes 600 frames of a GigaPan shot in a live software demo. Also, the music geek shares inside secrets on being a successful music tour photographer, and you won't want to miss the moment he shocks Leo and Catherine with his gigantic, $10G+ bazooka 600mm F4 Nikon lens. David's Tips Visualize the photo you want to make. Shoot details. Learn how to light a portrait. LINKS David's Website David's Twitter David's Facebook David's GigaPan Guest: David Bergman Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast for free at twit.tv/shows/twit-photo. Thanks to CacheFly for providing the bandwidth for this show. Sponsor: Netflix

 TWiT Photo 41: War & Conflict with Photojournalist Ron Haviv | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:53:05

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Flip through Ron Haviv's portfolio and it reads like a powerful lesson of the major conflicts in the history of the late 21st century. From his now-iconic images of the 1989 election of Panama, to the fall of the Berlin Wall, to his exclusive coverage of the civil war in Yugoslavia, the prolific war photographer is undeterred in his noble mission as the "eye of the public" and using his camera as a tool to document the truth. Watch the video to hear Ron discuss gaining access into conflict zones, being taken prisoner 3 times in the line of duty, and decompressing after an intense assignment. Guest: Ron Haviv Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Ron's Tips 1. Research your stories. 2. Prepare for a multi platform end result. 3. Use your esthetics to create a bond with the viewer and the image. LINKS Ron's Website Ron's Twitter Ron's Facebook Ron's vimeo Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 53:05

 TWiT Photo 40: Design & Photography with Khoi Vinh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:53:44

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Fast forward 12 years through art school by learning excellent design lessons from former NYTimes.com Design Director Khoi Vinh. Named one of "The 50 Most Influential Designers in America," Khoi discusses how learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye. Always wondered about compositional rules, space and geometry in a frame? Watch this episode to learn how to maximize the graphics and colors occurring in nature to create dynamic, complex imagery. Also, Khoi introduces his social collage app, Mixel. Guest: Khoi Vinh Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Khoi's Tips 1. Learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye. 2. The language of photography is an important part of design literacy. 3. Photography is an essential part of social media now; understanding photography as a social element is essential for any UX designer. LINKS Khoi's Photography Khoi's iPad app: Mixel Khoi's Instagram Khoi's Flickr Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 53:44

 TWiT Photo 39: Darren Heath | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:15:20

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Want a job as an F1 photographer? According to 'King of Formula1 Photography' Darren Heath, who traverses from Monaco to Abu Dhabi to capture the dizzying excitement of the races, you will need sharp elbows to fight off the dozens trying to get the best shots of that race. Learn Darren's tips on panning; best shutter speed and firing mode; dealing with 'unsavory' F1 security personnel, and stabilizing monster 600mm lenses amid the fiery atmosphere of one of the most exclusive motor sports. Guest: Darren Heath Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Darren's Tips 1) Rule of Thirds. 2) Don't just take a picture, make a picture. 3) Using light effectively. LINKS Darren's blog Darren's Twitter Darren's website Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 1:15:20

 TWiT Photo 38: Tania Niwa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:27

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte Get a deeper look into the rich film photographs of indigenous cultures by Australian Institute of Professional Photography Master (with 4th Gold Bars) Tania Niwa and learn her Photoshop tips. Tania first awes Catherine and Leo with the beauty that she has captured in-camera with her film photography, then moves into a live Photoshop demo with her modern digital portraits. Learn the depth of the photographer's connection to her tribal heritage, plus how she presents family portraiture to her clients using ProSelect software! Guest: Tania Niwa Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Tania's Tips/Demo 1) Adjustment Layers 2) Online Look Book 3) Using ProSelect as viewing and selling tools LINKS Tania's Facebook Tania's Twitter Tania's website Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 1:06:27

 TWiT Photo 37: Dave Cross | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:16:04

Hosts: Catherine Hall, Trey Ratcliff, and Leo Laporte In this jam-packed episode, Photoshop Guy Dave Cross gives a special hands-on presentation of Photoshop CS5 techniques, guest host Trey Ratcliff is in the studio with Leo and Catherine, and we make a surprise call to the winner of the Guest Quest contest! Don't miss Trey's Google+ tips and Dave's exclusive Photoshop demos. Guest: Dave Cross TWiT Photo Guest Quest Winner: Robby Cavanaugh Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Dave's Photoshop Tips/Demo 1) Adding sky. 2) Creating a pattern. 3) Making a collage. 4) Adding text to an image. LINKS Dave's Twitter Dave's Workshop Trey's website Backlit Box Next episode's guest Tania Niwa Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 1:16:04

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