Tack Sharp show

Tack Sharp

Summary: Tack Sharp is a podcast about the art and science of photography, equipment, gear, and techniques, with topics and discussions geared toward both professional and hobbyist photographers. Hosted by Duncan Davidson & Dan Benjamin.


 Tack Sharp 12: Online | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:56

Dan and Duncan stream the show live (with video), and talk about online photo sharing sites like Flickr, Smugmug, Zenfolio, and others, the Panasonic GF1, and Duncan's new website.

 Tack Sharp 11: It's a Metric Ton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Duncan phones in from Amsterdam to talk with Dan about traveling with a full complement of photographic and computer gear, the new Panasonic GF1, and more.

 Tack Sharp 10: The Dark | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:25

Dan and Duncan discuss techniques for shooting in low light conditions, from cool roadside shots to the space shuttle.

 Tack Sharp 9: Downsizing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:53

In this episode, we talk about downsizing, and the opportunities and challenges it brings. Dan downsized from a Nikon D700 to a Nikon D90, and Duncan's been experimenting with the camera built into his iPhone 3GS ... with surprising results.

 Tack Sharp 8: TED | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:08

The eighth episode of Tack Sharp is a bit different than usual. Dan talks with Duncan about one of his latest gigs, shootingTED, the Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference. But there's a story here, and it's not what you're expecting.

 Tack Sharp 7: Camera Size | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:19

Episode seven of Tack Sharp features Dan and Duncan talking about the sizes of cameras by comparing the Nikon D90 and D700 cameras.

 Tack Sharp 6: Camera Modes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:01

Episode six of Tack Sharp features Dan and Duncan talking about camera shooting modes, including program, shutter priority, aperture priority and scene modes.

 Tack Sharp 5: Bokeh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:09

Episode five of Tack Sharp features Dan and Duncan talking about bokeh.

 Tack Sharp 4: Output | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:50

Dan and Duncan talk about printers big and small. Duncan just started spending time with Printerville's Epson 4800 and Dan talks about his Epson PictureMate Dash PM260 and how he uses it make prints for his family.

 Tack Sharp 3: Tripods, Monopods, and Gorillas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:46

Episode three of the Tack Sharp podcast features Dan and Duncan talking about tripods, monopods, and Gorilla pods. We talk about the types of supports, differences between them, and give a few recommendations on the brands to look for.

 Tack Sharp 2: Crop Factor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:55

Episode two of the Tack Sharp podcast features Dan and Duncan talking about the difference between crop-frame and full-frame cameras.

 Tack Sharp 1: Nikon vs. Canon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:33

In our inaugural episode, we take a look at the ongoing battle between Nikon and Canon to build the best dSLR in the business. Other topics include prime vs. zoom lenses, and some ways to address getting good white balance in bad light.


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