Get your questions answered and learn to see, no matter if digital or film or if you shoot mirrorless or with a DSLR. You use Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Lightroom? Come in! Exposure, composition and the creative side
868 Never Touch a Photo Again23/06/2019
Which would you prefer? A manual workflow that requires you to deal with your photos every day, or the fully automated version that will automagically surface only your best photos to you? On this episode Chris looks at automated photo management compared to manual photo management, two very different approaches that both have their right … Continue reading "868 Never Touch a Photo Again" The post 868 Never Touch a Photo Again appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
867 Camouflage Pets07/06/2019
Chris talks about black pets, brindle dogs, how perspective will change background and light. Also: confusing Lightroom photo imports and what to do about them. [sc:podlovebutton] Links: SPONSOR: Vistaprint: Follow this link to get 500 high-quality custom business cards starting at $9.99 Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email [sc:workshops] The post 867 Camouflage Pets appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
866 Tiny Biggest Mountain31/05/2019
Chris looks at shooting directly on photo paper. Mt. Everest is too small on a photo and the May Slack challenge is over: it’s the big reveal of the photos that Chris has chosen to talk about. [sc:podlovebutton] Links: May Slack Challenge Review: Tom Stewart / A sign of spring Adrian Chitty – Basket Weaver … Continue reading "866 Tiny Biggest Mountain" The post 866 Tiny Biggest Mountain appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
865 Agree or Disagree16/05/2019
Today Colin from Scotland has a Tilt/Shift question and Darren disagrees with what Chris said on the last episode and Chris agrees that Darren is correct in disagreeing but in the end Chris think we all agree.. it’s a little complicated. Check out the new 2020 photo tour to Cappadocia in Turkey. Photo by Tyler … Continue reading "865 Agree or Disagree" The post 865 Agree or Disagree appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
864 DAM It’s Hot03/05/2019
Chris has a few announcements: 1) YOU could become the next big podcast star! 2) There are two new spectacular photo tours on discoverthetopfloor.com now: Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon and Ethiopia’s Tribes in the Omo Valley. Also Bernie has questions about his project to organize and find photos of hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading "864 DAM It’s Hot" The post 864 DAM It’s Hot appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
863 The Auto Button22/04/2019
Florin wonders if automating the tone editing of your photos is worth doing it or if you’re better off doing it manually. Chris takes the opportunity to talk you through parts of his photo editing workflow. Don’t miss the companion video to this episode that illustrate some of the points. Photo by Crystal Kwok [sc:podlovebutton] … Continue reading "863 The Auto Button" The post 863 The Auto Button appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
862 A Million Cameras a Month12/04/2019
Chris takes a closer look at the future of print. Print in magazines. Print in advertising. Print in books.. and of course print in photography. He also discusses the dramatic drop in mirrorless camera sales despite cameras featuring the most advanced tech ever. Photo by Alejandro Alvarez [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Be quick! Greenland Capturing Ice Photo … Continue reading "862 A Million Cameras a Month" The post 862 A Million Cameras a Month appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
861 Get Out and Get Low07/04/2019
It’s time to review some of the listeners’ greatest photos. It’s slack challenge time and Chris will look at three selected pictures that say “isolated subject”. He also presents the new Slack Challenge. Woody has a question about shooting through a mirror. Photo: Viviana Rishe [sc:podlovebutton] Links: March Slack Challenge Review Daisy by Joe Russo … Continue reading "861 Get Out and Get Low" The post 861 Get Out and Get Low appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
860 Cracking Explore30/03/2019
Chris recently had a photo in Flickr Explore that got quite some attention. He takes a closer look at what it takes to get your photos noticed onto the prestigious Flickr Explore gallery. Al is red/green blind and he asks for tools to help him get the colors right. Photo by Joshua Brown [sc:podlovebutton] Links: … Continue reading "860 Cracking Explore" The post 860 Cracking Explore appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
859 Drone Ship24/03/2019
Chris takes you through the dangers and rewards of flying a drone on a moving platform in the ocean, aka, a ship. Joe wants to know how reciprocity failure will influence his pinhole photography and Chris explains what it is and how it is linked to exposure time. Photo by Sweet Ice Cream Photography [sc:podlovebutton] … Continue reading "859 Drone Ship" The post 859 Drone Ship appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
Chris looks at what extreme limitation can do to your photography and why it works at all. Chuck wants to know how to prepare for an extreme Himalayan winter journey.. and Chris talks about how a big walk-in freezer might be all that’s needed. Photo by Flo Karr [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Article: I Shot Exactly One … Continue reading "858 Limits" The post 858 Limits appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
857 One Second10/03/2019
Chris takes you above the Arctic Circle trying to shoot the Northern Lights on a moving ship. Also Wilson wants to move his photos to a different disk and Tom is trying to take pictures of his black dog. [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Artic Photography by Chris Marquardt Tom is 90 years old and builds and flys … Continue reading "857 One Second" The post 857 One Second appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
856 Togo Talk22/02/2019
Chris is on the MS Togo, a comfortable expedition vessel in the Arctic, where he takes a group of 12 photographers to the Lofoten archipelago. They use the perpetual golden hour of this time of the year to chase photos of birds, whales, stunning landscapes and the most amazing fjords. The title photo of this … Continue reading "856 Togo Talk" The post 856 Togo Talk appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
855 Demolition World16/02/2019
Chris and Monika discuss Demolition World, a place in Invercargill, New Zealand, that is full of stories and a photographer’s dream. Check out the photos [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Demolition World, Invercargill, New Zealand Chris’ Photos from Demolition World The Film Photography Handbook SPONSOR: HoneyBook – use promo code TOPFLOOR for 50% off your first year Download … Continue reading "855 Demolition World" The post 855 Demolition World appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
854 My Eye Is Okay01/02/2019
Chris had an issue with his left eye, which in turn triggered a discussion with Monika regarding loss. Loss of eye-sight, loss of gear and loss of creative mojo. Buy Chris a Coffee Photo by Manuel Meurisse [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Buy Chris a Coffee SPONSOR: Nations Photo Lab – use code TOPFLOOR15 to get your 15 … Continue reading "854 My Eye Is Okay" The post 854 My Eye Is Okay appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
853 Sheepish Photography26/01/2019
Monika is back on the show to, among other things, discuss why New Zealand mailboxes might be one of the big creative outlets over here. Chris and Monika also go into why she hated her sheep shearing photos and how she’s planning to get over that. Photo: Monika Andrae [sc:podlovebutton] Links: Monika Andrae | Geschichten, … Continue reading "853 Sheepish Photography" The post 853 Sheepish Photography appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
852 New Zealand17/01/2019
Chris and Monika discuss their New Zealand adventure, Larry has a follow-up regarding subscription models and friends don’t let friends shoot vertical video, or do they? [sc:podlovebutton] Download the MP3 for this episode Receive TFTTF updates via email [sc:workshops] The post 852 New Zealand appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.
851 Visual Workflow03/01/2019
Happy New Year! FINALLY FINALLY the November challenge review. Chris also takes a quick look back over the last year and he talks to his guest Ibarionex Perello about the visual workflow. Photo by Caleb Woods [sc:podlovebutton] Links: November Challenge: Review 1, Review 2, Review 3 Get on the TFTTF Slack Join the March Challenge … Continue reading "851 Visual Workflow" The post 851 Visual Workflow appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.