Podcast: Digital Photography Tips From The Top Floor
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Eingetragen: 16.10.2006
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Short and sweet - with non-techy tips that you can put to use immediately. Covers everything from image composition to post processing. No matter if you use a digital point-and-shoot or an expensive digital SLR. With a good sense of humour, Chris Marquardt manages to convey tips for the beginner as well as the professional photographer.

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On this episode of Tips from the Top Floor let’s try to find out about the most useless pieces of photo gear that you’ve ever bought.. with contributions from Kyle, CarmineWorx, Michael, Lisa and Oliver. Show Links: 10 GB at10MBits/s … Continue reading → The post tfttf655 ...
Datum: 31.10.2014 00:33 • Größe: 38.5 MB

NY photographer Richard Hutchings talks with Chris about his time working as a photographer for Sesame Street, about his time working with Morgan Freeman and the way the business has dramatically changed over time, resulting in the need to repeatedly … Continue reading → The post tfttf65...
Datum: 23.10.2014 22:10 • Größe: 47.2 MB

Chris talks about building a pile of digital guilt that we build by delaying decisions in photography to the post processing phase. Not only does that move the issue from the front to the back of the workflow (and yes, … Continue reading → The post tfttf653 – The Big Pile Of Digita...
Datum: 16.10.2014 12:32 • Größe: 37.2 MB

How do we lose our passion for photography, and how can we get it back? That’s a tough question that many photographers wonder about, especially at the point when they are in a slump and don’t know how to get … Continue reading → The post tfttf652 – Passion Come, Passio...
Datum: 09.10.2014 15:20 • Größe: 29.9 MB

Yes, you an I and everyone is a Match Machine! Today on the show Chris will discuss cliché cameras, and why people relate to some pictures more than others. It’s quite amazing actually. The pattern matching thing itself is pretty … Continue reading → The post tfttf651 – Match...
Datum: 02.10.2014 22:01 • Größe: 34.6 MB

Chris will briefly talk about the new iPhone 6 and how that relates to photography. He’ll also try to find the elusive value of art and let’s see if we can help brad to stylize his photos through post production. … Continue reading → The post tfttf650 – A Q and an A and...
Datum: 21.09.2014 16:09 • Größe: 27.9 MB

You take a sunset picture. Oh no, not again. HDR? Seen it all. Or maybe a color key where a red rose sits lonely in a sea of black-and-white? Clichés are everywhere in photography. Chris explores how bad it really … Continue reading → The post tfttf649 – GAAAAH, NOT AGAIN! Cliché P...
Datum: 11.09.2014 12:04 • Größe: 33.7 MB

This episode is about one single panicked phone call from a photographer who wonders if he made a really bad mistake. Chris tries to find out if making mistakes can be avoided. Quote of the day: “Skill in photography is … Continue reading → The post tfttf648 – Your Biggest Mi...
Datum: 05.09.2014 20:07 • Größe: 30.9 MB

Today’s episode continues the amazing journey – YOUR amazing journey – to become a better photographer. Chris also got an ice bucket dumped over his head.. for a very good cause. And yes, there’s video of it. Show Links: Chris … Continue reading → The post tfttf64...
Datum: 22.08.2014 15:32 • Größe: 21.3 MB

Chris wants you to become a better photographer – come with him on a journey to explore photography and learn! The technical side is important, but the non-technical side is even more important – that’s where many photographers today want … Continue reading → The post t...
Datum: 08.08.2014 12:21 • Größe: 28.4 MB

Here comes the long awaited Q&A show! Allistair asks about filters, Gavin wonders about the focus on his lens, Joanne shot the picture of her lifetime and needs marketing advice, Satchin has a question about depth of field in full-frame … Continue reading → The post tfttf645 –...
Datum: 01.08.2014 16:56 • Größe: 56.5 MB

Did hell just freeze over? Chris is talking about how gear and toys can help make you a better photographer. That’s unheard of.. unless you’re listening to this episode of Tips from the Top Floor! Show Links: Photo tour: Aurora … Continue reading → The post tfttf644 – T...
Datum: 18.07.2014 12:57 • Größe: 25.7 MB

Chris discusses the death of Aperture and what that means for photographers (hint: the future is not too bleak). He will also talk about shooting in the Dublin Docks with an iPhone and about the idea that was born from … Continue reading → The post tfttf643 – Here’s An Idea O...
Datum: 10.07.2014 21:50 • Größe: 34.5 MB

Chris talks with Bob “Dr. Mac” Levitus, author of great books (such as iPad for Dummies, iPhone for Dummies, OS X Mavericks For Dummies, and more), host of his soon-to-be-released tv show, who claims his middle name should be “paranoid” … Continue reading → The po...
Datum: 03.07.2014 22:35 • Größe: 25.2 MB

Chris reviews how he sometimes opens workshops and photo tours – with a list of great photography secrets he found last year. Show Links: 18 Things I’ve Learned – Mason Resnick Darjeeling First Flush Photo Tour 2015 / Aurora Borealis … Continue reading → The post tfttf6...
Datum: 19.06.2014 22:50 • Größe: 27 MB

On today’s episode Chris talks about why it’s important for a photographer to make yourself uncomfortable, we’ll also dive a bit deeper into the flickr question from last week.. why on earth is it that some pictures get so many … Continue reading → The post tfttf640 ...
Datum: 12.06.2014 22:50 • Größe: 22.4 MB

Chris tries to analyze why certain types of pictures in his photo stream get more flickr favs than others. Is it because he doesn’t shoot to accommodate the taste of the platform? Show Links: Everest Trek 2014 – Photography by … Continue reading → The post tfttf639 – An...
Datum: 06.06.2014 23:19 • Größe: 38.7 MB

Chris talks about how to survive as a digital photographer while not being able to charge batteries for a whole week. Also find out about Chris’ greatest fear and how he overcame it on the 2014 Everest Trek. Show Links: … Continue reading → The post tfttf638 – My Greatest Fea...
Datum: 30.05.2014 14:28 • Größe: 35.9 MB

Chris talks with photographer Don Komarechka from Barrie, Canada about his Snowflake Photography, running a Kickstarter campaign, making a book, scrapping an entire print run and re-printing it, infrared photography and what you can do with pinholes. Show Links: See … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 23.05.2014 00:52 • Größe: 47.7 MB

A quick update from Chris from Gorek Shep on the Everest Trek Show Links: See Chris’s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. Everest Trek Map » Download the MP3 for this episode The post Everest Trek 2014 ? Update #3 appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.
Datum: 18.05.2014 17:20 • Größe: 5.6 MB

Chris and Monika sit down to discuss some of the more creative sides of travel photography. For example: what can you do to avoid bringing home the same postcard pictures from the same locations that everyone else has already made? … Continue reading → The post tfttf636 – No Boring...
Datum: 15.05.2014 21:29 • Größe: 24.4 MB

Another update from Chris from Kathmandu about Everest Trek 2014 Show Links: See Chris’s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. » Download the MP3 for this episode The post Everest Trek 2014 ? Update #2 appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.
Datum: 10.05.2014 19:14 • Größe: 6.1 MB

Chris talks with videographer Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest about his latest tool to gather amazing footage: a quadrocopter that is capable of carrying motion-stabilized cameras and can fly at the high elevation of Mt. Everest Base Camp. … Continue reading → The post tfttf635 –...
Datum: 08.05.2014 23:28 • Größe: 77.5 MB

A quick update from Chris from Kathmandu about Everest Trek 2014 Show Links: See Chris’s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. » Download the MP3 for this episode The post Everest Trek 2014 – Update #1 appeared first on Photography Tips from the Top Floor.
Datum: 04.05.2014 13:27 • Größe: 1.6 MB

Chris talks about cameras at 18,000 ft, about cold weather, weak batteries, camera attachment systems, yak poop fires, energy management while hiking, backpack choices, lenses at -4 degrees Fahrhenheit and about how wonderful it is to be able to now … Continue reading → The post tfttf634...
Datum: 02.05.2014 12:11 • Größe: 44.7 MB

Chris briefly explores a 40-year old film format, the 110 pocket film. He has a few observations on what’s the best time to buy a new camera (hint: not two weeks before an important vacation as you won’t have time … Continue reading → The post tfttf633 – Magical Muscle ...
Datum: 18.04.2014 16:45 • Größe: 40.4 MB

Chris teaches you at least three ways why using a hole instead of a lens to take pictures can really make you a better photographer – and why with the analog taste to it, it is still easy to approach … Continue reading → The post tfttf632 – f/213 appeared first on Photography...
Datum: 11.04.2014 16:40 • Größe: 55.2 MB

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 → The post tfttf631 – The Adapter Matte appeare...
Datum: 28.03.2014 14:56 • Größe: 35.5 KB

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 → The post tft...
Datum: 21.03.2014 01:01 • Größe: 42.4 MB

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 → The post tfttf629 – Smurfs In Iceland a...
Datum: 13.03.2014 23:50 • Größe: 58.2 MB

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 → The post tfttf628 –...
Datum: 06.03.2014 16:49 • Größe: 48.9 MB

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 → The post tfttf627 – The Ti...
Datum: 27.02.2014 23:14 • Größe: 39.8 MB

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 → The post tfttf626 – Exploding...
Datum: 21.02.2014 00:15 • Größe: 37.5 MB

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 → The post tfttf625 – Finall...
Datum: 13.02.2014 13:35 • Größe: 31.4 MB

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 → The post tfttf624 – Who Ow...
Datum: 06.02.2014 23:39 • Größe: 39 MB

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 → The post tfttf623 – 1...
Datum: 31.01.2014 01:25 • Größe: 62.5 MB

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 → The post tfttf622 – Behind The Scenes: Video Production...
Datum: 24.01.2014 01:52 • Größe: 70.9 MB

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 → The post tfttf621 – Special: Brothers and...
Datum: 11.01.2014 20:15 • Größe: 101 MB

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 → The post tfttf620 – Horrible Lens, Great Pic...
Datum: 09.01.2014 04:25 • Größe: 27.5 MB

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 → The post tfttf619 – Five ...
Datum: 27.12.2013 02:11 • Größe: 45.2 MB

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 → The post tfttf618 &...
Datum: 19.12.2013 01:11 • Größe: 22.9 MB

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 → The post tfttf617 – Photography Makes You D...
Datum: 12.12.2013 00:43 • Größe: 36.3 MB

This episode of TFTTF is full of great news! Chris just finished recording a Lightroom Video Workshop, the new push notification system is online, so from now on you’ll never again miss important TFTTF news and the Marquardt International Pinhole … Continue reading → The post tfttf...
Datum: 28.11.2013 03:01 • Größe: 38.7 MB

Find out the easiest way to take care of dust on your sensor, Chris revisits a model photoshoot and now that Sony has the A7 and the A7R out and Nikon just announced their retro Df, let’s talk full frame … Continue reading → The post tfttf615 – New Full Frames from Sony and N...
Datum: 08.11.2013 00:04 • Größe: 36.7 MB

In this episode Chris tries to answer Gil’s question “How do I shoot in the style of Vogue?” – he takes you on a journey through what is important when shooting fashion: hair, makeup, posing, lighting, composition and post production. … Continue reading → The post...
Datum: 01.11.2013 01:05 • Größe: 35.1 MB

The Focus Ring is back, George wonders if it’s worth getting a 24mm prime lens, and Chris helps Charlie to decide what grey card to get. Show Links: new website: discoverthetopfloor.com new website: chrismarquardt.com The Focus Ring Is Back TFTTF … Continue reading → The post tfttf...
Datum: 18.10.2013 16:46 • Größe: 27.7 MB

Dave from Atlanta tells us about his love for analog photography, Antonio from Brazil plugs his podcast, Simon from Farnborough tells us how to find Tips from the Top Floor on a Sonos system and George from Barrachia Colombia has … Continue reading → The post tfttf612 – Disposable ...
Datum: 10.10.2013 21:33 • Größe: 26.4 MB

A small island, a quick look at computational photography and its implications. Also, the 2014 Everest Trek IS A GO!! Grab the last few spots on the 2014 Everest Trek! Show Links: Magical Software Produces High-Quality Prints From Crappy Lenses … Continue reading → The post tfttf611 R...
Datum: 02.10.2013 09:00 • Größe: 21 MB

Nick wants to know about sensor dust, Release Pixie Ravsitar has a question on bracketing and post processing and choice of picture and Chris talks about shooting a dark warehouse in downtown San Francisco – and about a large format … Continue reading → The post tfttf610 – Wa...
Datum: 27.09.2013 12:23 • Größe: 30.1 MB

Phil Schiller, Apple’s VP of Marketing said you wouldn’t have to learn the craft of photography anymore, the new iPhone will do everything for you. True? Also, Michael has a question about 24mm and John wants to shoot in a … Continue reading → The post tfttf609 – No Nee...
Datum: 20.09.2013 00:39 • Größe: 28 MB

Find out why black-and-white pictures can sometimes be stronger than color photography, learn how to choose the right tilt/shift lens. Also, Mason has a question about photographing plays. Special guest on today’s show: Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest … Continue reading → The pos...
Datum: 06.09.2013 02:27 • Größe: 60.2 MB

A discussion of tension when taking pictures and how to alleviate it, giving your photography a regular workout, an “orb” picture review and tips on shooting pictures on a boat. Show Links: The Tübingen, Germany Workshop Sep 14-15 2013 Photographer … Continue reading → The po...
Datum: 22.08.2013 02:32 • Größe: 28.3 MB

Yet another workshop episode, this time from St. Michael’s Abbey in the heart of Farnborough, England. We meet a great group of people who are having a ton of fun learning everything about things like light, architecture, exposure, colors and … Continue reading → The post tfttf606 ...
Datum: 16.08.2013 01:30 • Größe: 29.8 MB

This episode is coming to you right from the Liverpool workshop in the UK. Beatles, cathedrals and the docks! And a group of enthusiastic photographers who joined in, including release pixie Matt “Ravsitar” Armstead himself. Show Links: Photowalkthrough with John … Continue reading...
Datum: 07.08.2013 20:43 • Größe: 18.8 MB

This week Chris talks lens flare, shooting without post processing, two meet-ups in the UK on Fri, Aug 2 and on Fri Aug 9th. Also: the illusion of depth of field and …. Supernatural Orbs. Show Links: The August 2013 … Continue reading → The post tfttf604 – Supernatural Orbs a...
Datum: 31.07.2013 16:35 • Größe: 32.8 MB

Just a quick post today (with no Chris) to let everyone know when and where the get togethers for the upcoming UK workshops will be held. Liverpool 7PM Friday August 2 The Pumphouse Albert Dock Liverpool L3 4AN Please » … Continue reading → The post UK Workshop Get-Togethers Aug 2 and Au...
Datum: 28.07.2013 02:43 • Größe: 0.2 KB

Chris believes that there’s an alternative to shooting wide open, he’ll touch on external storage solutions for photographers, including Drobo and Synology and he will shine a light on when you need what kind of auto-focus mode on your camera. … Continue reading → The post tf...
Datum: 17.07.2013 22:08 • Größe: 68.8 MB

Chris share his personal version of “getting it right in camera”, hear about the silhouette of a tree (or “I have no idea why I shot that picture”) and Saura has a question about watermarking your pictures. Show Links: Learn … Continue reading → The post tfttf602 ...
Datum: 05.07.2013 16:26 • Größe: 38.4 MB

Klaus has a question on rechargeable batteries, Simon gets Chris to philosophise about the 4-letter F-word and Tifani tells us what it’s like to be a photo model at one of the most fun photo events ever.. Show Links: Photo … Continue reading → The post tfttf601 – The Four-Let...
Datum: 22.06.2013 01:38 • Größe: 28.3 MB

Here we are, episode 600! Enjoy. Greetings for episode 600 by: Robert Krulwich and Jad Abumrad of Radiolab Sam and Chris Miller (and Jon of The Rest of Everest) Ibarionex Perello of The Candid Frame Simon Taylor of Phooto Timo … Continue reading → The post tfttf600 – Six Hundred ap...
Datum: 11.06.2013 16:33 • Größe: 45.3 MB

Today: an interview with Photographer Ben Shirk, we’ll meet the youngest fan of TFTTF, there’s a quick hello from the folks at Radiolab and Chris will talk about Macro Ratios on crop sensors. Show Links: Video: St. Louis City Museum … Continue reading → The post tfttf599 R...
Datum: 16.05.2013 01:46 • Größe: 24.4 MB

Today Chris shows you two ways to get your creative juices flowing: The St. Louis City Museum and After Dark, a unique photo event. Also listen in as Chris talks with After Dark mentor Mike Ridinger about how to take … Continue reading → The post tfttf598 – Giggle Like A Child appe...
Datum: 01.05.2013 23:09 • Größe: 15.1 MB

Chris Marquardt takes a quick break from teaching at After Dark in St. Louis and gets a factory tour at Miller’s Professional Imaging, one of the world’s best professional print service providers. Video: Jon Miller (The Rest of Everest) @restofjonmiller … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 24.04.2013 12:41 • Größe: 0.2 KB

The one and only Julien Smith, about 7 years ago. Steve dropped his camera and tries to find out what to do, we’ll look at a picture that’s mixing it up and Chris explains what Highlight Tone Priority (aka D-Lighting) … Continue reading →
Datum: 18.04.2013 01:52 • Größe: 31.4 MB

Chris takes a look at the lighting at the German parliament in Berlin, Steve has a question on ultra-wide lenses and how to compose with them, and we’ll look at an important way to keep your creative juices flowing: mix … Continue reading →
Datum: 12.04.2013 00:09 • Größe: 27.3 MB

Chris looks at a few tricks to combine different white balances in one picture, let’s analyze a picture that makes use of mixed lighting and Chris has a look at how you can interpret pictures VERY differently based on your … Continue reading →
Datum: 04.04.2013 23:26 • Größe: 30 MB

Mike gives the poor man’s tripod a new twist, Tips from the Top Floor is New and Noteworty, Chris won a contest and will be in Los Angeles early May to meet with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich of NPR’s … Continue reading →
Datum: 29.03.2013 16:39 • Größe: 22 MB

Gary has a note on backing up pictures during travel, Bear has thoughts on getting out of a rut by using other arts, and he needs a backup strategy for his pictures during a 70 day long motorcycle trip, Frank … Continue reading →
Datum: 20.03.2013 15:00 • Größe: 41.9 MB

Chris and Monika spend a long weekend in St. Peter-Ording at the German North Sea, getting caught by a snow storm and having a blast working in windy conditions with digital and analog photo gear. Show Links: Chris’ pictures from … Continue reading →
Datum: 13.03.2013 03:07 • Größe: 3.9 MB

Barry wants to lead a photowalk and Chris offers TFTTF as a platform to advertise listener meet-ups, we’ll look at a super-low-contrast picture, Mitch has a question about photography in the south of Germany and let’s try to find an … Continue reading →
Datum: 07.03.2013 01:53 • Größe: 27.5 MB

Kirk wants to buy 35mm film and Chris takes him through several alternatives, where to buy and how to develop, Rob has a question about contrast and Chris explains some photographer’s lingo and what “one stop” exactly means. Show Links: … Continue reading →
Datum: 01.03.2013 00:48 • Größe: 33.6 MB

On this episode of TFTTF German wants to know how to deal with Lightroom and multiple catalogs, Simon has a question on the inverse square law (no math in this episode, promise!) and Happy 111th Birthday, Ansel Adams! “There is … Continue reading →
Datum: 22.02.2013 00:28 • Größe: 26.8 MB

Get a more in-depth view at shooting wildlife in Hokkaido, Japan and listen to Chris talk about equipment, culture, washlets, video, cranes, snow monkeys, white-tailed eagles, steller’s sea eagles, big lenses and of course how to deal with the cold … Continue reading →
Datum: 14.02.2013 00:20 • Größe: 40 MB

Chris packs for shooting in minus 30 degree Celsius conditions, including down pants and a ton of batteries, Bruce wants to know about the advantages and disadvantages of variable ND filters and let’s find out if a modern lens really … Continue reading →
Datum: 06.02.2013 12:00 • Größe: 30.3 MB

Chris and Martin Bailey are calling in at 5am from a Japanese bus on their way to do a sunrise photo shoot with the workshop group over lake Kushiro. They also briefly touch on the 6.4 earthquake that happened in … Continue reading →
Datum: 03.02.2013 07:12 • Größe: 5.6 MB

Chris talks about a double exposure, Mark wants to scan 1000s of photos (not negatives) and we’ll learn a few surprises about how Lightroom handles JPG compression. Show Links: Voigtländer Bessa (video) Kodak Brownie Christmas Ornaments (blog post) JPG quality … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 24.01.2013 02:09 • Größe: 29.1 MB

Today Sean wants to know how to get out of his photographic funk, we’ll take another look at vignettes and find out what you can learn from over 40 years of active photography. Does equipment really matter more than you … Continue reading →
Datum: 17.01.2013 01:36 • Größe: 28.9 MB

Today Chris talks about vignettes and how to do them right, the latest from the TFTTF Google+ community, a picture with extreme spectrum and how to travel with two big cameras. Show Links: The TFTTF Community The episode 583 picture … Continue reading →
Datum: 09.01.2013 23:06 • Größe: 35.3 MB

Happy New Year! Today Chris looks at what leaving your comfort zones can do for your photography, he will review last episode’s you-had-to-be-there picture and take a look at sharpness. Also a quick review of 2012 and an outlook to … Continue reading →
Datum: 02.01.2013 20:00 • Größe: 32.5 MB

Chris talks about Instagram and how he thinks the big fuss is a red herring to distract from a completely different issue: advertising to users without telling them about it. Also on the show: the spectrum of light and how … Continue reading →
Datum: 27.12.2012 01:12 • Größe: 35.2 MB

Chris sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of DNG over RAW, you will learn about the spectrum of CFLs and LEDs and he’ll try an answer to the question on how to make your files come out great in … Continue reading →
Datum: 20.12.2012 01:42 • Größe: 44.9 MB

Kew Gardens, © 2006 Chris Marquardt Find out the secret behind the reflection picture on the last episode, Release Pixie Matt Ravsitar Armstead has a great tip with regards to coin photography, James wants to start a photo club, we’ll … Continue reading →
Datum: 12.12.2012 23:29 • Größe: 33.3 MB

Find out about the secret behind the car picture of the last episode, learn even more about card speeds, shoot macros of proof coins without the camera reflection and learn how to deal with a CLEAR NO in street photography. … Continue reading →
Datum: 05.12.2012 01:00 • Größe: 33.8 MB

Today we will find out the secret behind the fish-eye picture, Chris will look at how to balance light at a sunset model shot on the beach, you’ll learn about the confusion between pixels, inches and file sizes. Special guest: … Continue reading →
Datum: 27.11.2012 16:14 • Größe: 37.2 MB

Rick wants to know how the speed of his SD cards might be limited by the speed of today’s USB ports, so Chris takes a look at current card speeds and compares them with what today’s USB ports can deliver. … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.11.2012 22:28 • Größe: 33.3 MB

Pauline asks Chris to explain how and why he chooses the pictures for the episodes of this show, Rafael has a question about how much sharpening you should apply to your images and Jon Miller comes on the show to … Continue reading →
Datum: 14.11.2012 00:48 • Größe: 41.2 MB

Chris has taken on the role of camera man in a movie project by Allan Attridge and the two sit down over some pumpkin pie to discuss the implications of shooting movie footage with a DSLR and how much permission … Continue reading →
Datum: 06.11.2012 00:54 • Größe: 41 MB

In this episode Chris talks about his latest foray into food photography, Oliver asks about white balance for panoramas, Mason wants to know what gear to take to china, Andre needs to take notes for his analog photography and John … Continue reading →
Datum: 25.10.2012 00:26 • Größe: 42.3 MB

Chris has a question about hyperfocal distance and the thirds rule of thumbs, Dave loves analog photography, German asks about lenses and Chad from Australia sends Chris on a virtual research trip because he wants to shoot northern lights. BREAKING: … Continue reading →
Datum: 11.10.2012 00:53 • Größe: 26 MB

Chris and Allan discuss why it’s important to be prepared. » Download the MP3 for this episode
Datum: 01.10.2012 19:09 • Größe: 26.8 MB

In this international episode Chris gets a call from Mexico (about a photography business), one from Peru (about size reference in pictures), one from California (about normal focal lengths) and another one from an undisclosed location (about the best ISO … Continue reading →
Datum: 28.09.2012 18:22 • Größe: 27 MB

In this episode Chris talks about Photokina, the biggest photo trade show in the world, about what the NIK Software acquisition by Google means, about printing and color management and about taking pictures from a kayak. Yes, a kayak. Show … Continue reading →
Datum: 23.09.2012 20:22 • Größe: 33.5 MB

Tweet Chris has spent the last three days at a photography event like no other. After Dark is a very relaxed and highly creative meet-up of several hundred participating photographers and several tens of professional photographers who act as mentors … Continue reading →
Datum: 14.09.2012 22:08 • Größe: 43.9 MB

Tweet This question is a bit on the weird side: how do you integrate a cut-out of a person into a real group shot. Tune in as Chris tries to find an answer. » Download the MP3 for this episode
Datum: 03.09.2012 11:00 • Größe: 13 MB

Tweet Chris and Monika discuss the current changes in the film industry, including Kodak’s plans to sell their film division and Efke’s announcement to stop making photographic films and papers. Find out why Chris and Monika are not too concerned … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 30.08.2012 15:55 • Größe: 0.2 KB

Tweet How do you adjust your photography when you are out in the harsh sun? Listen to today’s episode and find out. » Download the MP3 for this episode
Datum: 30.08.2012 12:31 • Größe: 16 MB

Tweet Chris and Sean Galbraith talk big cameras, long lenses and high resolutions. Also Chris spent a day at the TWiT studios in Petaluma, CA to record a photo day with Leo Laporte and other guests. The video of the … Continue reading →
Datum: 23.08.2012 12:19 • Größe: 27.2 MB

Tweet We have a look at how the Curiosity Mars Rover does white balance, Paul has an artillery lens that he wants to stabilize, Dave needs eye focus advice and Todd wonders about the zone system. Show Links: Mark your … Continue reading →
Datum: 13.08.2012 21:36 • Größe: 34.7 MB

Tweet In this episode Francois has a question about Photokina the largest photo trade show in the world, Jules is worried about strobe tubes and John is looking for the perfect walk-around lens. Also, Simon plays the ukulele for us. … Continue reading →
Datum: 06.08.2012 22:45 • Größe: 26.9 MB

Tweet Our friend Simon can-of-worms Taylor is back with the dulcet sounds of a stringed instrument, Simone from Firenze in Italy has a question about gamut and Frank has some input regarding swaying buildings. Show Links: The Abbey Workshop Video … Continue reading →
Datum: 01.08.2012 22:49 • Größe: 30.3 MB

Tweet Jose wants to know why you cant set many smaller cameras to the AdobeRGB color space and Rachel has trouble taking good pictures of Topiaries. » Download the MP3 for this episode
Datum: 24.07.2012 00:56 • Größe: 17.5 MB

Tweet When Chris appeared on the Tech Guy Radio Show with Leo Laporte last Sunday to talk about the role of the left hand in photography, that prompted listener Ricky to send in a video about how he can ONLY … Continue reading →
Datum: 19.07.2012 00:15 • Größe: 12.4 MB

Tweet Chris and Allan discuss five wedding-related caller questions: what to do if you cannot bounce flash off a ceiling, how to handle height differences between groom and bride, what to do to make a heavier person appear thinner and … Continue reading →
Datum: 17.07.2012 00:20 • Größe: 23.6 MB

Tweet Francois wants to know about the different kinds of polarizers and James and Rick have teaching assignments .. and they make Chris spill the beans and put himself out of a job by telling you all his secrets about … Continue reading →
Datum: 14.07.2012 16:10 • Größe: 35.8 MB

Tweet Simon brings up an excellent point about when to format memory cards and when not to and Doug asks the very essential question about what these camera modes really do, and when to use them. Show Links: Join Chris … Continue reading →
Datum: 12.07.2012 00:15 • Größe: 35.6 MB

Tweet More on zoom vs. prime lenses and the depth of field discussion is not quite over yet either. Chris is working hard to try to close the can of worms from episode 554. Show Links: Episode 554 » Download … Continue reading →
Datum: 09.07.2012 00:23 • Größe: 23 MB

Tweet Oli has some deep thoughts on GAS*, Chris finds out about wind and sails, and Allan has a serious case of analog gear envy, he wants to buy a medium format camera. Photo Day 2012 is coming up on … Continue reading →
Datum: 04.07.2012 15:46 • Größe: 66.3 MB

Tweet Scott wonders about kit lenses and primes, the podcast landscape changes and Simon opens a can of worms with his question on crop factor and depth of field. And THANK YOU ALL for the iTunes ratings and reviews! Keep … Continue reading →
Datum: 02.07.2012 22:35 • Größe: 33 MB

Tweet In this episode of Tips from the Top Floor Huba has a tip on how to deal with new memory cards, Chris explains how he primes his memory cards before he first uses them and Andrew is interested in … Continue reading →
Datum: 25.06.2012 22:59 • Größe: 0.2 KB

Tweet Today Michelle has a very boring job and needs entertainment and Rafael tries to avoid horror stories with getting his images printed. Also find out how to get the top secret address where you can download all the back … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.06.2012 16:57 • Größe: 0.2 KB

Tweet Chris is bringing the legendary Autobahn show back! Simon has a question about Photokina, the biggest photo show in the world, Linda wants to know how to back up her pictures during a workshop and Chris explains why treating … Continue reading →
Datum: 18.06.2012 18:58 • Größe: 0.2 KB

Tweet Chris is on his way to New York City to speak on a panel on international podcasting on Tuesday 11:30am (make sure you say hi if you’re there!) and he talks about what choices he made in terms of … Continue reading →
Datum: 03.06.2012 21:13 • Größe: 3.2 MB

Tweet Robert asks about the histogram and what is up with that area under it, Bruce wants to know if we should still pour goo onto our sensors, the current state of filters in photography, what to do about lens … Continue reading →
Datum: 29.05.2012 02:07 • Größe: 50.5 MB

Tweet Toronto photographer Sean Galbraith is back to discuss 300 millimeter wide angle lenses, cameras that have 40 times the resolution of a 35mm negative, an opportunity for you to try out 4×5 large format photography and what makes the … Continue reading →
Datum: 24.05.2012 02:30 • Größe: 31 MB

Tweet In this episode of TFTTF Chris has a change in plan, he had to cancel the Vancouver workshop, but it has been replaced with something even more amazing, the Canyonlands 2012 Landscape Photography Adventure. You will hear about a … Continue reading →
Datum: 19.05.2012 17:16 • Größe: 25.8 MB

In this episode Chris talks about storing big images files on external disks, he has some more (mixed) news about Lightroom 4.1 and as a little bonus, then return of the soundseeing. Chris will take you on a (potentially boring) … Continue reading →
Datum: 05.05.2012 15:24 • Größe: 59.4 MB

This episode marks the 7th year of TFTTF! If you have been with TFTTF from the start, then make sure to shoot Chris a quick note. Chris also gets to talk to particle physicist Frank Linde, director of the National … Continue reading →
Datum: 25.04.2012 23:43 • Größe: 29.4 MB

Chris talks with cruise manager Peter Whitehead about where we’ve been, where we’ll go and what herding sheep has to do with his job. » Download the MP3 for this episode Tweet
Datum: 15.04.2012 11:40 • Größe: 2.5 MB

Finally sailing! Chris talks about his first session from this morning, which was focused entirely on non-technical topics. » Download the MP3 for this episode Tweet
Datum: 13.04.2012 08:43 • Größe: 1.5 MB

488) On board
Chris made it on board the AmaCello » Download the MP3 for this episode Tweet
Datum: 12.04.2012 10:23 • Größe: 1 MB

Chris is on his way to teach photography at the MacMania 14 Rhine river cruise. That’s when his flight gets canceled… » Download the MP3 for this episode Tweet
Datum: 12.04.2012 10:16 • Größe: 1.6 MB

Today Chris will discuss the Lytro camera with John Arnold of Photowalkthrough fame, and we will find out the difference between an electronic and a mechanical shutter and what the respective advantages and disadvantages are. Show Links: Photo Workshops in … Continue reading →
Datum: 04.04.2012 21:24 • Größe: 34.4 MB

Today Chris talks about monopods, crop lenses on full frame cameras, night time urban photography under sodium lights and color profile differences between Lightroom and Photoshop. Also: news from Adobe, the bug fix update for Lightroom 4 has been announced … Continue reading →
Datum: 29.03.2012 00:29 • Größe: 24.7 MB

Chris and Allan get their hands on the Canon C300 and the 5D Mark III, bringing you a live-ish report from the road. Also: check out the all new Tips from the Top Floor website both in your browser and … Continue reading →
Datum: 22.03.2012 23:59 • Größe: 35.7 MB

Chris provides an update on his Lightroom 4 tone curves saga, he looks into iPhoto on iOS and what that means for image quality and a question about huge music instruments in macro photos, the Berlin Philharmonic campaign. Show Links: … Continue reading →
Datum: 16.03.2012 02:48 • Größe: 26.2 MB

Lightroom 4 is out but it has a migration bug that replaced all of the tone curves for Chris. Find the latest status on the personal blog of Chris. How much can you fix in post and how much should … Continue reading →
Datum: 08.03.2012 01:20 • Größe: 37.6 MB

Chris talks about how constraints make you more creative, Oliver wants to sync Lightroom between different computers and Brian is interested in solar eclipse photography. Show Links: Absolut Analog workshop film by Allan Attridge ISO 100 Night Photography by Chris … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 01.03.2012 23:53 • Größe: 32.2 MB

Listen to Chris being a guest on Fourcast, a show hosted by Scott Johnson and Tom Merritt. On this show the hosts and guests discuss and come up with predictions of the future. Of course Chris’ prediction was about photography … Continue reading →
Datum: 28.02.2012 23:22 • Größe: 23.6 MB

Chris gave up on his big cameras for a weekend and put himself under the constraints of seriously shooting with an iPhone only. The outcome? Not too bad! Show Links: Learn photography at one of the US and Canada workshops … Continue reading →
Datum: 24.02.2012 03:27 • Größe: 16 MB

On this episode Chris takes a look at spot metering and how we tend to throw off brightness because of our expectations, he talks about ways to learn photography and you will learn some great ways to find or make … Continue reading →
Datum: 16.02.2012 02:29 • Größe: 20.7 MB

Today Chris talks about pet photography and three-point lighting, our singing friend Brandt is back, and Chris talks about snow flake photography with his guest Don Komarechka. Also: lice? Show Links: Snowflakes by Don Komarechka Workshops with Chris in Toronto, … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 10.02.2012 01:46 • Größe: 35.7 MB

Brandt wants to know if he should upgrade to the new Nikon D4, landscape photographer Ed has been volunteered by his wife to take candid shots at a valentines dinner and Allan Attridge is back talking with Chris about the … Continue reading →
Datum: 02.02.2012 02:20 • Größe: 62.8 MB

Chris talks about his GPS workflow, or rather of what is left of it and how he deals with it now. Mark has a question about medium format scanners, Chris is now on the new Rest of Everest feed in … Continue reading →
Datum: 26.01.2012 01:19 • Größe: 29.6 MB

532 from Chris Marquardt on Vimeo. Download the high quality video for this episode Today Chris will give you a look behind the scenes of how episode 532 of Tips from the Top Floor was made from start to finish. … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.01.2012 19:57 • Größe: 63.6 MB

Today is Q&A time! Jonathan asks about bokeh and prime lenses, Chris wants to know how to archive photos for long term storage. Also KODAK has just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, so Chris will take a closer look at … Continue reading →
Datum: 19.01.2012 15:40 • Größe: 27.5 MB

Today Chris will discuss some of the new cameras and things that have come out for PMA, such as the Nikon D4, Fuji X-Pro1, Canon G1 X, XQD cards and Lightroom 4 beta. Guest: Martin Bailey will talk with Chris … Continue reading →
Datum: 13.01.2012 01:58 • Größe: 32.9 MB

In this episode Chris picks up on the possibility of DSLRs going away and what he thinks about it, gives tips about posing and lighting to emphasize gender in photography, and about printing and what image stabilizers are good for. … Continue reading →
Datum: 05.01.2012 00:45 • Größe: 34.9 MB

Chris gives tips about camera shopping, DSLRs, Micro Four-Thirds and EVIL cameras, color spaces and his pet peeve: stuff that camera sales people try to make you buy. Also, Red Dwarf fans in and around London, send me a mail, … Continue reading →
Datum: 15.12.2011 01:53 • Größe: 24.3 MB

Just three weeks left to Christmas, will Chris get all the presents together in time? Listen in as he answers listener questions about how to hold a DSLR (a topic that is not only very basic, but also very important … Continue reading →
Datum: 02.12.2011 01:46 • Größe: 30.9 MB

Chris explains some of the important basics around exposure, contrast and colors. Did you know that getting or setting a good black point is crucial in how the contrasts of an image are perceived? Also, Allan Attridge is back for … Continue reading →
Datum: 24.11.2011 17:00 • Größe: 51.8 MB

Today Chris covers everything from sports photography to the Adobe pricing model announcement to part 2 of the DSLR video discussion with film maker Allan Attridge. Also make sure to listen to an interview Chris has done at the Two … Continue reading →
Datum: 18.11.2011 23:07 • Größe: 47.9 MB

Chris talks with Allan Attridge about DSLR video production. How important is equipment and how about going to film school? Find out what the most important things are when it comes to DSLR video production! To learn more about the … Continue reading →
Datum: 10.11.2011 22:57 • Größe: 42.9 MB

Martin Bailey and Chris Marquardt are teaming up to bring you a series of amazing winter wildlife workshops in Japan! You have the chance to see and photograph the world famous snow monkeys, the red-crowned cranes of which there only … Continue reading →
Datum: 07.11.2011 12:00 • Größe: 30.4 MB

Photo: Martin Bailey Chris talks to C.J. Chilvers, writer of “A Lesser Photographer: 10 Principles for Rediscovering What Matters”, a manifesto about creativity in photography. Show Links: A Lesser Photographer – The Manifesto A Lesser Photographer – The Blog » … Contin...
Datum: 05.11.2011 15:47 • Größe: 39.5 MB

No celluloid has been harmed in making this episode, it is entirely digital! Chris talks about  using an iPad for photography, video in DSLRs, ways to trigger flashes and strobes and about future-proofing your digital photography. Show Links: iPad apps … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.10.2011 00:56 • Größe: 32.1 MB

Bob Shanebrook worked at Eastman Kodak Company for 35 years, he was involved in nearly all aspects of the Kodak black-and-white and professional film business. Find out all the things you always wanted to know as Chris talks to Bob … Continue reading →
Datum: 15.10.2011 14:05 • Größe: 58.8 MB

Come with us to Peterborough County Jail, find out about Argyrotype, an alternative printing process, learn about a guerrilla negative scanning method using an iPhone and listen to an interview with Paul Sergeant of the Toronto Tintype Studio Show Links: … Continue reading →
Datum: 07.10.2011 00:18 • Größe: 45 MB

This episode has been recorded together with the participants of the Toronto Urban Photography workshop. Hear them discuss how much you can trust the display on your camera, how much you can trust the histogram, what to look for at … Continue reading →
Datum: 24.09.2011 19:04 • Größe: 29.1 MB

Picture by Mary Dotson Today: the review of the winner photo of the August Washington D.C. workshop, Carolyn has a question about an extended range XR Redscale film, and Chris talks about flare, how bad it is, or how bad … Continue reading →
Datum: 15.09.2011 01:49 • Größe: 25.6 MB

Photo: Tom Genoni Darren Samuelson built a great big camera and took it on a road-trip through the United States. Chris talks with Darren about how the camera came about and what the pitfalls and the successes were. The exhibition … Continue reading →
Datum: 09.09.2011 00:44 • Größe: 25.9 MB

Last week while Chris was in San Francisco, he had the chance to spend some time up in Petaluma to visit Leo Laporte’s new TWiT Brickhouse studio and be a guest on Leo’s Triangulation show to talk about virtually anything. … Continue reading →
Datum: 24.08.2011 17:14 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris speaks with Martin Bailey, photographer in Japan. They discuss printing, portraiture and how to make a 2100 (yes, two thousand one hundred) millimeter lens and avoid camera shake from passing cars while shooting video of the moon. Show Links: … Continue reading →
Datum: 16.08.2011 23:00 • Größe: 53.1 MB

Today Chris talks about light with Ibarionex Perello, photographer and author of “Chasing the Light”. Show Links: Ibarionex Perello – on Twitter - on facebook - on Google+ Chasing the Light – video trailer – the book – the podcast … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 05.08.2011 01:31 • Größe: 45.8 MB

Why focus? How much? What about depth of field (or depth of focus?) How about a pinhole camera? Influence of sensor size on focus? Focus & recompose technique. Back button focus. Auto vs. manual focus. The focus trap. Focus limiting. … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.07.2011 02:33 • Größe: 46.1 MB

Chris gives a quick update on the Marquardt International Pinhole, Adrian has a question about the music on the show, Justin got caught in the circle of confusion and what to watch out for if you want to use a … Continue reading →
Datum: 30.06.2011 00:51 • Größe: 26.6 MB

Chris, Sean, Michelle and Allan each shot a roll of film without using a light meter – and the results were all well exposed. Using the “Sunny 16″ rule and trusting their instincts, they were able to pull off perfect … Continue reading →
Datum: 08.06.2011 16:48 • Größe: 43 MB

Chris was a guest on TWiT’s Mostly Photo with Lisa Bettany and Leo Laporte. Here is the video. » Download the episode as an MP3 Tweet
Datum: 01.06.2011 15:21 • Größe: 36.5 MB

Chris is finally back from the Himalayan Workshop, a trek that turned into more of an adventure than planned. Today Chris covers technical, analog and creative topics: Ben wants to know why cameras still use mechanical shutters, Jim has a … Continue reading →
Datum: 19.05.2011 23:26 • Größe: 29.5 MB

Chris sends in his first episode from the 2011 Himalayan Workshop. He and Monika talk about gear, about alternatives and about about how to get the temperature of developer chemistry right at 18,000 feet elevation. Show Links: Himalayan Workshops Workshops … Continue reading →
Datum: 16.04.2011 22:25 • Größe: 15.6 MB

Listen to Chris Marquardt and Allan Attridge talk about all things Invisible Camera » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Watch the video, part 1 – part 2 Allan Attridge – Filmmaker Spürsinn – Analog Photography Supplies Chris … Continue reading →
Datum: 01.04.2011 03:00 • Größe: 50.8 MB

The Invisible Camera has stirred up a whole lot of questions. Chris answers them on this special episode. Show Links: The Invisible Camera Music by lastfuture » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in … Continue reading →
Datum: 22.03.2011 17:00 • Größe: 13.9 MB

Just in case you wondered, “Digital Photography Tips from the Top Floor” is now “Photography Tips from the Top Floor”. Today Wallace wants to know if you really have to shoot landscapes with f/22, Andreas asks what a light meter … Continue reading →
Datum: 16.03.2011 23:44 • Größe: 30.8 MB

Today Chris will once and for all give you the answer to the question if long focal lengths really compress perspective or if that’s just a myth. Peter wants to find out about shooting indoors, Shakeel tells us about old … Continue reading →
Datum: 04.03.2011 02:36 • Größe: 35.4 MB

Chris is building a camera: the Marquardt International Pinhole, a camera built by a German that is designed to accept graflok 4×5″ international backs.. what could go wrong? Francois wants to travel with his camera gear and make sure that … Continue reading →
Datum: 18.02.2011 00:07 • Größe: 31 MB

Chris tells the story of an unusual vertical panorama group shot from the first workshop of this season. Also: the inverse hybrid process where you create wet prints of digital images, and what to look out for when scanning 5000 … Continue reading →
Datum: 11.02.2011 05:22 • Größe: 38.2 MB

Photo: George Smyth Today Chris will talk about setting up a photo blog, he has just built his own large-format camera and the guest on the show is photographer George Smyth who will tell us about the bromiol process, a … Continue reading →
Datum: 04.02.2011 01:59 • Größe: 35.2 MB

We did it! Five hundred episodes of Tips from the Top Floor. Actually YOU did it!! Why? Because without anyone listening to Tips from the Top Floor and appreciating it, the should would’ve vanished long ago, so thanks to every … Continue reading →
Datum: 27.01.2011 01:56 • Größe: 30.4 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt and Ray Maxwell talk about what color actually is. And it?s not as straightforward as one might think? Show Links: Checkout the Photoday 2009 Videos » Get the show for … Continue reading →
Datum: 21.01.2011 09:00 • Größe: 119.3 MB

Today’s show is packed with photography goodness. Justin wants to know how much noise is too much noise, Steve talks about photographer Brad Washburn and his amazing pictures, Rick asks for tips on how to teach photography to his friends … Continue reading →
Datum: 20.01.2011 03:39 • Größe: 55.7 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt and Ray Maxwell talk about what color actually is. And it?s not as straightforward as one might think? Show Links: Checkout the Photoday 2009 Videos » Get the show for … Continue reading →
Datum: 14.01.2011 02:54 • Größe: 118.1 MB

In this slightly differently formatted episode, Chris muses about changing his most important motto: It’s not the camera, it’s the photographer, dummy! Is it? Really? This episode has a companion blog entry here. » Download the MP3 for this episode … Continue reading → ...
Datum: 04.01.2011 01:45 • Größe: 5.2 MB

In this year-end show, Chris goes over some of the successes and failures of 2010, he announces the new version of PocketChris and talks with his guest Monika about developing film in coffee. At 16,000 ft elevation. » Download the … Continue reading →
Datum: 31.12.2010 03:02 • Größe: 42.7 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt (http://www.chrismarquardt.com) and Ray Maxwell (http://maxwellmultimedia.com/Site/Welcome.html) talk about what color actually is. And it’s not as straightforward as one might think… Show Links: Checkout the Photoday 2009 Vide...
Datum: 20.12.2010 17:00 • Größe: unbekannt

Another round of great questions from the listeners! Why is Chris still on flickr? What microphone to use for a DSLR? Taking pictures of a choir, from 60 ft away, with a 70mm lens. Scanning cross processed film the right way. Also: latest news about PocketChris, the iPhone App to help you learn phot...
Datum: 18.12.2010 02:27 • Größe: 27.3 MB

Chris talks about an image work-flow using folders, he answers questions about ND filters and flash diffusers and he discusses the 2011 Himalayan Trek with Jon Miller, host of The Rest of Everest. You will also find out about Chris’ journey into the realm of large format photography. Show Link...
Datum: 02.12.2010 04:49 • Größe: 48.2 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt (http://www.chrismarquardt.com) and Frederick van Johnson (http://www.frederickvan.com) talk about how to market your photography in the world of social media. Show Links: Frederick van Johnson Checkout the Photoday 2009 Videos » Get the ...
Datum: 26.11.2010 17:00 • Größe: 88.6 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt (http://www.chrismarquardt.com) and Frederick van Johnson (http://www.frederickvan.com) talk about how to market your photography in the world of social media. Show Links: Frederick van Johnson Checkout the Photoday 2009 Videos » Get the ...
Datum: 19.11.2010 17:00 • Größe: 108.5 MB

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt (http://www.chrismarquardt.com) and Frederick van Johnson (http://www.frederickvan.com) talk about how to market your photography in the world of social media. Show Links: Frederick van Johnson Checkout the Photoday 2009 Videos » Get the ...
Datum: 13.11.2010 18:10 • Größe: 94.6 MB

Follow Chris on his journey learning lots of new things about a medium he was sure to have thoroughly understood. Also learn about telephoto extenders and categorizing your images. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: How do you fight the flood of pictures on your computer? Let’s g...
Datum: 04.11.2010 01:37 • Größe: 26.9 MB

Just another short reminder that I’m putting something special together for TFTTF show 500. To join in just send an email to tfttfsecret (at) gmail.com and you?ll get instructions on what to do. -Ravsitar the Release Pixie » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes »...
Datum: 02.11.2010 01:25 • Größe: 2.7 MB

Guest on today’s show: Allan Attridge, film maker from Canada. In this slightly unusual episode, Chris and Allan discuss DSLR video shooting, the technology and what film making is really about. Also on the show: is there a mathematical way to determine how much sharpening your pictures need, ...
Datum: 28.10.2010 22:32 • Größe: 45.3 MB

Today’s show features an intro by Olivia, an overview of Chris’ upcoming projects, a discussion of Back Button Focus and how it can help you get better exposure, and some food for thought: does digital photography make us unhappy? Dan Gilbert’s video on What makes us happy? » Downl...
Datum: 21.10.2010 23:55 • Größe: 23.6 MB

Forthose of you who have been around awhile, I’ve done some special surprises for Chris every now and again. And I think it’s time for another one for show 500. To join in just send an email to tfttfsecret (at) gmail.com and you’ll get instructions on what to do. -Ravsitar the Rele...
Datum: 08.10.2010 01:54 • Größe: 2.8 MB

It’s the end of the second day of the 2010 Toronto Urban Photography Workshop, the group is having a blast (and a slice of pizza) and we’re about to leave to the roof of the building to take some spectacular night skyline pictures. Chris is joined live on this episode by Toronto photogra...
Datum: 26.09.2010 03:54 • Größe: 60.8 MB

Chris says he takes pictures with the purpose of deleting them later. Often, he just does it to practice his style and shooting much like an athlete who practices his sport. This frees up Chris to experiment, make mistakes and try things he wouldn?t normally try when wanting to take a ?keeper.? Then...
Datum: 13.09.2010 22:41 • Größe: 7.8 MB

This show was recorded via video chat before a live online audience, my guest is Ibarionex Perello of The Candid Frame. Among other things we discuss what triggers a photographer select a photo (or not select one) and some tea leaf reading around Photokina 2010. » Download the MP3 for this episode S...
Datum: 09.09.2010 00:58 • Größe: 38.1 MB

This week?s subject is SCALE, and it?s hard to do with landscape photography. Some think that if it?s big, the more wide angle the better. But that?s contrary to what you really should do. Wide Angle distorts things making things that are close look closer and far things look even further away. The ...
Datum: 06.09.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.8 MB

But how do you approach them? Leo says he?s too shy to go up and ask, especially when in another country. Chris says that asking is not only the nice thing to do, but also the legal thing to do. The easiest way is to signal and use gestures that explain what you are wanting [...]
Datum: 31.08.2010 01:58 • Größe: 7.8 MB

Salton Seas Relentless Time is the first one. A time lapse shot which shows the stars moving along the night sky while an old, rusty trailer continues vigil. Leo also says the sepia color adds to the aged concept of the trailer. Well done. Unwanted, from Badokun, is a good shot of ?junk,? that has b...
Datum: 23.08.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.5 MB

It’s an Autobahn show again! Chris is in the middle of finishing up workshops and preparing for new ones, coming up next: Dresden, Germany and Toronto, Canada. Latest news on the broken hard drive issue: everything is back to normal. Don’t forget to back up your photos! Today’s pho...
Datum: 18.08.2010 01:39 • Größe: 25.5 MB

Chris is back from Mount Everest and is here to talk about his trip and the high climbing photography he did. Chris says that Everest was wonderful. Physically exhausting, but refreshing to the soul. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...]
Datum: 16.08.2010 16:00 • Größe: 10.1 MB

Chris wants to talk about the difference between flash times on a DSLR. A DSLR has a mirror that shows the image in the viewfinder and when you press the shutter, the mirror swings out of the way. There?s also a curtain which also flips up to clear the way for the light be cast [...]
Datum: 09.08.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.4 MB

Warning, extended format today - you might want to walk an extra round with the dog, iron some more clothes or drive a few additional times around the block. Chris reports on his recent US workshop tour, he’s be-mourning the crashed (and not backed up) hard drive in his MacBook Pro and Chris s...
Datum: 05.08.2010 21:48 • Größe: 53.4 MB

Chris is preparing to go back to Mount Everest for more high climbing photography. Leo?s Canon 5D Mk II got a firmware upgrade that allows for 24p recording. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...]
Datum: 02.08.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8 MB

The first one is from Pixel Pusher and is called Spring. A very colorful shot of two ladybugs getting ?randy.? Secondly, Mat Frazier?s Handoff. Lastly, ?Planting Seeds? by Laura Joquist. Showing planting, which is always done in the Spring. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...]
Datum: 26.07.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.7 MB

First, always try and shoot images that are candid. Natural shots of people being themselves and don?t realize their being photographed. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech [...]
Datum: 19.07.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.9 MB

A true macro is where the image is as big as the picture itself. With DSLRs, you can get a dedicated macro lens which gives you a LOT of depth of field, whereas shooting on a point and shoot macro setting gives you very little depth of field. There is a technique for Macro photography lovers [...] ...
Datum: 12.07.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.2 MB

Let’s try to find out how important that new lens really is. Chris talks about some of the behind-the-scenes things around PocketChris. Also, Chris will speak about his work at the San Francisco Apple store on Jul/26 at 6:30pm. The Trek Shirt Contest is over! The winning entries are: Adventure...
Datum: 09.07.2010 00:50 • Größe: 30 MB

Chris wants to talk about getting your colors right today. When you shoot images where color is important - like flowers - or if you don?t get the skin tone right, you need to balance out the white balance to get it right. It?s all about color temperature. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...] ...
Datum: 05.07.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.9 MB

How curious are you? Do you try out things? Put them to the test? Do you put one and one together and apply the results to photography? Also: Chris releases PocketChris, an interactive photography book in the form of a FREE iPhone app that lets you put things to the test and learn by experiencing [....
Datum: 30.06.2010 23:14 • Größe: 11.7 MB

Chris Marquardt joins us to talk about old school, analog photography. When did you shoot your last roll of film? The great impact of digital photography is that you take a lot more images and you have greater control of managing the image (called the digital darkroom). And because you?re taking mor...
Datum: 28.06.2010 16:00 • Größe: 9 MB

kasperhor?s Shadow Heart - using a ring and a book, and showing shadow to reveal a heart. Bear Heart, uses an affect to create heart shaped lights floating thanks to a trick of the aperture and a tiny heart shaped hole. Our next assignment - ?Spring? and ?no flowers?. Take some shots and upload to f...
Datum: 21.06.2010 16:00 • Größe: 10 MB

Chris talks about how to shoot from a helicopter without getting camera shake. Learn what a backside illuminated (or back-lit) camera sensor is. The Trek Shirt contest is over, winners will be announced next week. Introduce your camera club here on Tips from the Top Floor! Ask your question on the s...
Datum: 19.06.2010 19:04 • Größe: 14.2 MB

How to get through all the pictures you have, save the images you want. Chris marks bad images he wants to toss. Images that are out of focus, pointing to the floor, etc. Just blaze through them. It?s like photo triage looking for the obvious junk. Second pass, give your images ratings based on a [....
Datum: 14.06.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.6 MB

Chris talks about the right moment, the inner impulse and how you can learn to listen more to your trigger finger and less to your inner critic. On the tech side he discusses Lightroom camera profiles and how they influence the image. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Chris’...
Datum: 12.06.2010 21:21 • Größe: 9.3 MB

Have you ever been asked to shoot a party, wedding, or some other event? Chris recommends going to the event area ahead of time to get the lay of the land, know where the light is falling at the time of the event, pre-do your light balance. Talk to the people to ask what they [...]
Datum: 07.06.2010 16:00 • Größe: 85.1 MB

Chris is on the Autobahn on his way to Berlin in preparations for a photography weekend. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The Impossible Project Link 2 » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 03.06.2010 23:44 • Größe: 13 MB

Macro is where you make small things really big. Closeup photography. Leo LOVES Macro photography. Point and shoot cameras have macro modes, but DSLRs really need a specialized Macro lens to get the best results. Chris likes the 100mm Macro lens so he can maintain a distance and still get closeup re...
Datum: 31.05.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.2 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Here is a look at Everest Trek 2010 - The Highest Photography Workshop In The World. This video will give you a preview on what is about to come, enjoy! Show Links: Everest Trek 2010 The Marquardt Scale explained » Get the...
Datum: 27.05.2010 02:52 • Größe: 115.3 MB

Our first photographer, MSCCOMP created this fun one. Note how you get all the directions of light showing at once. It?s gives a lot of texture, but you also see the cause and effect of the light coming from the window. Next comes this one from PGERHARDT62. Leo says it has some extreme depth of fiel...
Datum: 24.05.2010 16:00 • Größe: 11.6 MB

Chris talks about the Everest Trek experience, on how to manage without electricity for 10 days, on shooting video with the 5DMk2 and the Kodak zi8, and handling 150GB of image storage while hiking at almost 18,000ft elevation. Show Links: Everest Trek 2010 teaser video in 720p HD 6:30am - picture ...
Datum: 20.05.2010 23:57 • Größe: 34.3 MB

To start the New Year off right, we?re talking about what to do with all the photos you took last year? Managing pictures is important and there?s a workflow you can follow. Beyond the conventional folder system, which can make it fairly hard to find over time. Chris recommends Apple Aperture for th...
Datum: 17.05.2010 16:00 • Größe: 9 MB

Chris Marquardt is back and talking about cold weather photography. Chris says that wintertime usually means it gets darker earlier. Don?t be afraid of higher ISOs. Also, the cold weather means the batteries will die faster. Lastly, shooting snow, means a lot of white snow which the camera will mudd...
Datum: 10.05.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.4 MB

Chris returns to talk about the Ricoh GXR, which takes camera design modular and includes the processing sensor with the lens so you can swap it out as you change the lens. Intriguing. Leo says it makes sense because sometimes lenses aren?t entirely matched with the sensor in the camera. Show Links...
Datum: 04.05.2010 23:00 • Größe: 7.5 MB

If you find yourself shooting the same stuff, and you?re in a rut, there?s a few things you can do. Collect shapes. Simple colors. Or shoot all day with a theme. Find things in other things. Shoot images with A-Z in mind and make a photobook out of it. Lastly, try taking three different images [...]...
Datum: 03.05.2010 22:57 • Größe: 8.2 MB

Chris is finally able to check in from the 2010 Everest Trek. Check out the first Everest Trek 2010 Update. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Everest Trek 2010 - LIVE coverage » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 27.04.2010 16:00 • Größe: 6.3 MB

Photo composition and taking pictures of food. Chris says that photos getting out of today?s cameras are at 2×3? these days, but in the real old days, photographs used to be round! The Kodak Box cameras (Brownies) had round pictures. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech [...]
Datum: 26.04.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) How to shoot photographs in fog. Win one of only 15 hand-embroidered t-shirts right from Kathmandu! The rules: Build a triptych that shows your personal interpretation of ADVENTURE (you can use Mosaic Maker to create it) U...
Datum: 23.04.2010 16:00 • Größe: 31.4 MB

The first one that caught Chris? eye is WAITING OR A LICK. Great example of Depth of field. And a title that tells a story. Iron Photographer. Three ingredients: natural light, something round, and texture. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy [...]...
Datum: 19.04.2010 16:00 • Größe: 8.7 MB

Halloween is coming and Chris has a cool gadget to use with your camera for Halloween ? the Lens Baby! Chris wants to talk about ?Tilt Shift? photography. Leo says there?s also an iPhone app called ?Tilt Shift Gen? that does tilt shift on the iPhone camera. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...] ...
Datum: 12.04.2010 16:00 • Größe: 7.2 MB

In this last episode before the Everest Trek 2010 we’ll look at the difference between different size panoramas and wide angle lenses, we’ll find out what’s better on a crop camera, 35mm or 50mm, and I’ve got some tips regarding low-light action sports photography. Download ...
Datum: 10.04.2010 21:48 • Größe: 28.8 MB

Chris joins us to talk about Canon?s new 7D DSLR. And no, it doesn?t replace the 5D. In fact, it isn?t full frame like the 5D. It?s more an upgrade to the 50D. Don?t forget our assignment ? PRESSURE. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast [...]
Datum: 05.04.2010 15:00 • Größe: 7.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Win one of only 15 hand-embroidered t-shirts right from Kathmandu! The rules: Build a triptych that shows your personal interpretation of ADVENTURE (you can use Mosaic Maker to create it) Upload the file to the Trek Shirt ...
Datum: 02.04.2010 22:42 • Größe: 58.8 MB

Today, Chris is talking about a small button on your Camera that can help Depth of Field. Depth of field is the area in your image that is in focus. Shallow depth of field is a small, shallow area in focus, while landscapes tend to have rather wide depths of field. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - [...]...
Datum: 29.03.2010 16:00 • Größe: 6.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episode Chris and John Arnold talk about post processing your images and John shows you how to do it in Lightroom. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Photowalkthrough with John Arnold » Get the show for fr...
Datum: 26.03.2010 16:00 • Größe: 84.4 MB

The 5D Mark II firmware update just got an update, Lightroom 3 Beta 2 is out, do the Nikon D200 and D300 lock? And a few thoughts about HDR photography. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Kupilka Products Ask your question on the show Suggest a workshop for 2011 All about the workshop...
Datum: 25.03.2010 00:24 • Größe: 29.5 MB

Today, we?re taking a look at some of the pictures taken with this month?s assignment: ALTITUDE. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show [...]
Datum: 22.03.2010 16:00 • Größe: 11.7 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episode Chris and John Arnold talk about post processing your images and John shows you how to do it in Lightroom. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Photowalkthrough with John Arnold » Get the show for fre...
Datum: 19.03.2010 16:00 • Größe: 86.2 MB

New 5D Mark II firmware 2.0.3 - what it is and what it isn’t. Are we going to rename the Brooklyn Cookin’ workshop into Base-camp Cookin’? Learn about good criteria to select your images by, and how to convert a regular lens to a macro lens if you’re on a budget. » Download ...
Datum: 18.03.2010 00:06 • Größe: 28 MB

Chris wants to talk about Geotagging. Leo brought a geotagger to China which automatically logs as you go. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show [...] ...
Datum: 15.03.2010 17:00 • Größe: 11.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) How do you carry your camera in an exciting environment like the Himalayas where you want to be ready to shoot? Around your neck? Hanging off the backpack? Slung over your shoulder? Let’s talk to some of the trek parti...
Datum: 12.03.2010 17:00 • Größe: 65.7 MB

Most people seem to prefer 8 GB memory cards right now. Find out why Chris bought another ten 4GB cards, why a 50mm prime lens is a good idea even if you have a zoom lens that covers that focal length, how to carry your camera on a trek, more tips on portrait photography, why [...]
Datum: 11.03.2010 00:49 • Größe: 25.4 MB

What do you do when your nice, expensive lens gets scratched?! Getting a 1A Skylight filter to protect your lens isn?t that great an idea. Anything in the light path will add reflections. The question you need to ask is, does a scratch really impact your photos? Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Te...
Datum: 08.03.2010 17:00 • Größe: 11.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episode Chris and John Arnold talk about post processing your images and John shows you how to do it in Lightroom. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Photowalkthrough with John Arnold » Get the show for free...
Datum: 06.03.2010 02:38 • Größe: 75 MB

Journalistic photography vs. art photography, the Canon 5D Mark II will get a new firmware soon, backup strategies for your images, focusing video with a DSLR, and how to tackle the photo backlog. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The Canon 5D Mark II firmware update World Press Phot...
Datum: 05.03.2010 02:35 • Größe: 25.3 MB

Today, we?re talking about ?foreground,? and ?background? composition. It?s one of the key concepts when taking pictures and it?s very easy to get it wrong, even for professionals like Chris. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download th...
Datum: 01.03.2010 16:30 • Größe: 11.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Let’s have a look at some of the not so photographic gear that we had some issues with: the satellite phone and the satellite modem. Show Links: Join the Everest Trek and come with us to the Himalayas! The Rest of E...
Datum: 26.02.2010 22:30 • Größe: 47.6 MB

The dreaded CHA error on older Nikon D70s and what do to about it. What are your thoughts about extended warranties? Ever used a ROES? And some tips around macro photography. Community exercise: What are your experiences with online printing services in the US? Any ones that you love? Did you have d...
Datum: 26.02.2010 00:00 • Größe: 21.1 MB

Leo?s calling out to Chris for help of what to pack for his trip to China. Leo?s bringing along his Canon 5D Mk. II for this once in a lifetime trip. Will he be with photographers? Only amateurs. How much can he comfortably carry all day? Leo has a backpack and the LowePro Slingshot. But [...] ...
Datum: 22.02.2010 23:48 • Größe: 11.2 MB

What to do when you have too much light. Use a short shutter speed. Although, that tends to lead to ?frozen? moments. The other thing you can do is make the aperture really small (called ?stopping down?). The downside of that is everything is in focus - even the background. Show Links: » Leo Laport...
Datum: 15.02.2010 17:00 • Größe: 8.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episode Chris and John Arnold talk about post processing your images and John shows you how to do it in Lightroom. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Photowalkthrough with John Arnold » Get the show for free ...
Datum: 12.02.2010 17:00 • Größe: 89.8 MB

“Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase” - Percy W. Harris Canon’s old DEP mode vs. today’s A-DEP, Chris is on Buzz, find out how to safeguard your pictures on a one-year trip around the world, learn how to use the sRGB and Adobe RGB color profiles. ...
Datum: 11.02.2010 01:06 • Größe: 26.3 MB

Chris is back from Nepal. He was there for about 3 weeks and took about 4,000 pictures. The beauty though with digital is you can weed them out as you go. He bought two 80GB hard discs, specified for over 18,000 feet to store them on. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT [...] ...
Datum: 08.02.2010 17:00 • Größe: 7.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) The higher you get, the drier it gets. At least on our trek that was clearly the case. Here are some strategies the trek group came up with to cope with the dust and make sure it wouldn’t affect the cameras too much. S...
Datum: 05.02.2010 12:35 • Größe: 60.4 MB

Today we talk about lenses! Some of the questions today: Do 50mm lenses have a distortion issue? What is the best lens to upgrade? How to avoid strange shadows in your image when you use flash? Is it okay to stack polarizers with ND filters? What is the A-DEP mode for? And: a great tip [...] ...
Datum: 04.02.2010 02:20 • Größe: 26.4 MB

Part three on subjects today, mainly, what helps a subject? How do you make your subject stand out even better? Size. Make the subject bigger in the picture. Give it a large portion in the frame. Focus. Where do you put the focus in the picture? Colors. Try using a complimentary color or contrast in...
Datum: 01.02.2010 17:00 • Größe: 7.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episodes Ron Pepper brings you tips and information on panoramic photography. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Panorama Network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 29.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 84.8 MB

Today, Chris is talking from Everest Base Camp! He?s talking about what makes a good subject? Leo?s thought is something that grabs the eye, makes you think, and tells a story. But how do you know? Chris says that it?s something that stands out, is different from the rest. Show Links: » Leo Laporte...
Datum: 25.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 7.7 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) The Everest Trek is not just awesome photo ops, it’s also a group experience that takes you out of your daily routine. Here’s a look at the trek life in general. Show Links: Join the Everest Trek and come with u...
Datum: 22.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 39.2 MB

Chris talks about how to shoot a group shot of 50 people, how to avoid getting hit by a crashing race car while shooting at the Nürburgring in Germany. Get A BUNCH OF LINKS Chris’ new link collection served via email. The Everest Trek is looking for a couple of more team members. How flexible ...
Datum: 20.01.2010 23:48 • Größe: 15.9 MB

The question that always comes up about being creative in the digital world. What makes a special picture? The subject is very important. What?s important in a picture is what it?s all about and that?s what your subject does. What makes a good subject? Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The ...
Datum: 18.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 8.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episodes Ron Pepper brings you tips and information on panoramic photography. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Panorama Network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 15.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 86.4 MB

Is it worth buying the Epson V600 to scan your 35mm negatives or is the resolution simply too low? Chris relates some of his own experiences with this scanner, which he bought for scanning medium format negatives. Also: tips on how to overcome your shyness and approach strangers to take their pictur...
Datum: 13.01.2010 23:26 • Größe: 24.2 MB

Today, Chris and Leo are looking at the photos for our latest assignment ?DECAY.? Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 11.01.2010 23:11 • Größe: 9 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Is there such as thing as too much light? Find out how the Everest Trek participants dealt with the amount of light that is present at high altitudes. Show Links: The Everest Trek 2010 The Rest of Everest video podcast The ...
Datum: 08.01.2010 18:00 • Größe: 72 MB

Today Chris answers questions about car race photography at the Nürburgring in Germany, and Tony Donaldson joins the show to talk about building a camera blimp and stereo photography. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: DIY Camera Blimp by Tony Donaldson Tony Donaldson’s website ...
Datum: 07.01.2010 03:22 • Größe: 30 MB

Today, Chris is talking about ?street photography.? Taking pictures of people on the street. People can grab the eye and make for a very compelling picture. How to get started? Some people can be shy about starting out and there are some legal concerns. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The...
Datum: 04.01.2010 17:00 • Größe: 6.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) In this episodes Ron Pepper brings you tips and information on panoramic photography. Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! Panorama Network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 01.01.2010 16:00 • Größe: 76.3 MB

Got a new camera for Christmas? Here’s a quick crash course to get you started. Also on today’s show: camera settings and how they can affect your photography, kit lenses and prime lenses, digital noise and analog grain, and protecting the camera from elements. Thanks all for being part ...
Datum: 30.12.2009 23:37 • Größe: 34.6 MB

Part II of ?Making the Switch? to digital cameras. Digital cameras are basically now where film resolution is with the benefit of additional features, the ability to edit on the fly, or even delete bad pictures. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr gr...
Datum: 28.12.2009 16:00 • Größe: 8.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join Chris and Jon as they discuss what altitude can do to your equipment, and find out how a video lens makes a great bubble level. Also: meet Jon’s companion, a two year-old lens cleaning cloth. Show Links: The Ever...
Datum: 25.12.2009 16:00 • Größe: 93.8 MB

Today we talk about taking your camera to Florida, and about how to get the most out of a portrait - it’s all in the eyes! » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: San Francisco, Brooklyn, Toronto, Everest - The 2010 Workshops are here » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show...
Datum: 23.12.2009 16:00 • Größe: 19.9 MB

Chris is talking about making the switch from film to digital. It?s not as drastic a change as you may think. There are still lenses, shutters, apertures. In fact, Chris believes there?s nearly no difference other than the recording medium in DSLRs. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWi...
Datum: 21.12.2009 16:00 • Größe: 9.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) How much photo gear do you need to take on something like the Everest Trek? In this episode you will find answers from both ends of the spectrum. Chris’ preference is to travel light, to learn to squeeze as much as you...
Datum: 18.12.2009 17:50 • Größe: 85.7 MB

Today, we?re looking at photos with the theme ?Opposites?. Sadly, Leo and Chris didn?t get their assignment done in time! LOL. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the s...
Datum: 15.12.2009 00:54 • Größe: 8.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris and Jon bring you tips on videography, they discuss the Everest Trek and talk about fake logos on real hats. Show Links: The Rest of Everest Everest Trek 2010 The 2010 workshops are here! » Get the show for free in i...
Datum: 12.12.2009 03:44 • Größe: 94.3 MB

Do scratched memory card contacts influence image quality? Tips on building your own slide scanner. And the 2010 workshops are ready for you! » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The 2010 workshops are here! » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 11.12.2009 03:30 • Größe: 20 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris and Jon bring you tips on videography, they discuss the Everest Trek and talk about fake logos on real hats. Show Links: The Rest of Everest Everest Trek 2010 » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free...
Datum: 04.12.2009 17:00 • Größe: 86.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Come join us in as we kick off the Everest Trek coverage with this episode straight from the Himalayas. Learn what’s going to come up in the next months and meet the trek participants. Show Links: Everest Trek 2010 Th...
Datum: 02.12.2009 16:00 • Größe: 39.5 MB

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Four hundred episodes of Tips from the Top Floor. That’s over four years, and you ain’t seen nothing yet. Tips from the Top Floor has evolved and changed and morphed over that time and has become what it is today. I thank each and everyone of you for listening to the show and for making ...
Datum: 27.11.2009 19:43 • Größe: 40.8 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris and Jon bring you tips on videography, they discuss the Everest Trek and talk about fake logos on real hats. Show Links: The Rest of Everest Everest Trek 2010 » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free...
Datum: 20.11.2009 16:00 • Größe: 90.4 MB

Chris and Leo return to discuss the third part of the Secrets of Light. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 13.11.2009 16:00 • Größe: 6.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join the Photocast Network members as they discuss photography from many angles. Participants in the discussion are: John Arnold, Benoit Marchal, Martin Bailey and of course Yours truly. Show Links: Photocast Network Photow...
Datum: 05.11.2009 00:15 • Größe: 97.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join the Photocast Network members as they discuss photography from many angles. Participants in the discussion are: John Arnold, Benoit Marchal, Martin Bailey and of course Yours truly. Show Links: Photocast Network Photow...
Datum: 31.10.2009 01:33 • Größe: 78.9 MB

This episode was recorded together with the fabulous group of participants at the 2009 Brooklyn Cookin’ workshop which was held together with Chef Mark of the Culinary Media Network. Check out the workshop pictures on flickr » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Pictures taken at ...
Datum: 30.10.2009 01:27 • Größe: 17.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join the Photocast Network members as they discuss photography from many angles. Participants in the discussion are: John Arnold, Benoit Marchal, Martin Bailey and of course Yours truly. Show Links: Photocast Network Photow...
Datum: 23.10.2009 16:00 • Größe: 81.4 MB

This was a fun workshop about a lot of things, and with a great bunch of participants. Warning: this one gets quite geeky and might not entirely be safe for work. Listen with caution. Learn about backing up your files, focusing at night and find out why Pete doesn’t delete files. » Download t...
Datum: 22.10.2009 00:55 • Größe: 41.9 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join the Photocast Network members as they discuss photography from many angles. Participants in the discussion are: John Arnold, Benoit Marchal, Martin Bailey and of course Yours truly. Show Links: Photocast Network Photow...
Datum: 16.10.2009 16:00 • Größe: 89.9 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join the Photocast Network members as they discuss photography from many angles. Participants in the discussion are: John Arnold, Benoit Marchal, Martin Bailey and of course Yours truly. Show Links: Photocast Network Photow...
Datum: 14.10.2009 16:00 • Größe: 111.3 MB

Learn how to shoot pictures of a night skyline that includes the moon while properly exposing everything, find out about what makes prime lenses so special and why there are so many of them, discover how high-speed flash sync works and listen to Chris talk with Sean Galbraith, gallery co-owner from ...
Datum: 09.10.2009 01:24 • Größe: 42.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Here’s the last part of Chris discussing Lightroom with Frederick van Johnson. Show Links: Photo Day 2009 Frederick van Johnson This Week in Photography » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using...
Datum: 02.10.2009 16:00 • Größe: 90.2 MB

The great variety show is back again, with topics from what to consider if shooting in Antarctica to sensor cleaning (Chris tries the GGS sensor loupe and the Sensor Klear) to camera comparisons (Canon 5D vs. 7D) to new firmware providing new features for the Panasonic LX3, including a square crop m...
Datum: 01.10.2009 02:17 • Größe: 36.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Part two of the Lightroom discussion between Frederick van Johnson and Chris. Show Links: Photo Day 2009 Frederick van Johnson This Week in Photography » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS ...
Datum: 25.09.2009 21:37 • Größe: 91.6 MB

What makes tilt/shift lenses so exciting? Is it the “pseudo miniature” effect or something else? Also on this episode: blog updates and a chat with Jon Miller Please visit our sponsor Squarespace.com, and use offer code tfttf if you’re ready to purchase to save 10% on your order! ...
Datum: 24.09.2009 21:34 • Größe: 19.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join Chris as he discusses Lightroom with Frederick van Johnson. Frederick is a professional photographer and host the “This Week in Photography” podcast. Show Links: Photo Day 2009 Frederick van Johnson This We...
Datum: 18.09.2009 16:00 • Größe: 118 MB

Chris and Leo return to discuss the second part of the Secrets of Light. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 11.09.2009 16:00 • Größe: 7.9 MB

This show is not actually about weird German accents, even though Chris kinda threatened that in the last episode. We’ll take a closer look at the new Canon EOS 7D, the brand new Leica M9 and Leica X1 and Chris recommends one of his favorite books about photography and light. Please visit our ...
Datum: 09.09.2009 23:18 • Größe: 21.8 MB

Tune in as Chris and Leo discuss the first part of the Secrets of Light. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network »Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 04.09.2009 01:25 • Größe: 7 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) And once more people photographer Catherine Hall from the Bay Area takes us on the trip to Tasmania and lets us in on some of the secrets of successful photographers. Show Links: Catherine Hall Photo Day 2009 » Get the sho...
Datum: 28.08.2009 16:00 • Größe: 103.6 MB

Today Chris tells us how he prepares for a wedding shoot on the weekend and how to get great colors. Also a shocking revelation: Leo Laporte and Dick DeBartolo poke fun at Chris behind his back. Should Chris have more of a German accent? Let us know in the comments! Show Links: Everest Trek 2010 a...
Datum: 27.08.2009 22:54 • Größe: 22.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Catherine Hall is back to tell us some of the stories behind her award-winning pictures from Tasmania. Show Links: Catherine Hall Photo Day 2009 » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 21.08.2009 14:00 • Größe: 94.9 MB

Now that we know how to get our photography into a gallery, let’s revisit the topic and find out what we can do about presenting our art. Sean Galbraith is back on the show telling us all about it. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Gallery DK Sean Galbraith Photography Get the ...
Datum: 20.08.2009 00:10 • Größe: 32.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) People photographer Catherine Hall is in the studio and talks about what it takes to take pictures of total strangers. Show Links: Catherine Hall Photo Day 2009 » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free usi...
Datum: 14.08.2009 02:14 • Größe: 101.5 MB

Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest, Monika Andrae of Monis Motivklingel and Chris join a call to announce the 2010 Everest Trek workshop, The Highest Photography and Videography Workshop in the World. This episode has been recorded by Jon Miller and is a re-run of the announcement that was released o...
Datum: 12.08.2009 20:42 • Größe: 18.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) John Chiara is different from most other photographers. With his trailer-size big camera he pulls up at a curb and takes landscape pictures in a process that turns quite a few paradigms upside down. Show Links: Video about ...
Datum: 07.08.2009 16:00 • Größe: 103.8 MB

Questions on today’s show: Will setting your camera to a lower resolution avoid noise? What type of media should you print your images on? How can you make money with your photography? Build a cable release for $2! » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: DIY cable release for Canon 30...
Datum: 06.08.2009 00:49 • Größe: 16.4 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) John Chiara is different from most other photographers. With his trailer-size big camera he pulls up at a curb and takes landscape pictures in a process that turns quite a few paradigms upside down. Come back next week for p...
Datum: 31.07.2009 16:00 • Größe: 93 MB

Interview with Sean Galbraith: Find out how to avoid the biggest stumbling blocks that lie in between you and your photography being exhibited in a gallery. The videos of Photo Day will come up soon here on the feed. Stay subscribed and you won’t miss a single beat. » Download the MP3 for this...
Datum: 27.07.2009 21:45 • Größe: 48.7 MB

Finally another sound-seeing, taking you to various places in San Francisco on our San Francisco Street Safari workshop. Listen in to hear about street photography in an awesome city. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: More workshops with Chris » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get ...
Datum: 20.07.2009 22:28 • Größe: 10.5 MB

Join us in the Shalimar restaurant in San Francisco while we discuss focal lengths, street photography and lamb chops. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: San Francisco Street Safari - The Workshop Shalimar Restaurant » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS...
Datum: 12.07.2009 17:21 • Größe: 15.5 MB

Chris & Leo review images from the “silhouette” assignment Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy »The TWiT netcast network »Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 10.07.2009 15:00 • Größe: 8.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) For a change, here’s a tech guy video episode. Are scratched lenses really that bad? Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network Tech Guy flickr group » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the s...
Datum: 08.07.2009 23:58 • Größe: 96.5 MB

The members of the Tech Guy flickr group have sent in their questions (thanks orbitgal for compiling the list) and Chris answers them. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Tech Guy flickr group » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » ...
Datum: 03.07.2009 13:00 • Größe: 7.6 MB

Worried about scratching your lens? Find out how bad it really is. Flying with photo gear? Learn what to look for. Had a lens falling off your 5D Mark II? Or the camera falling off your lens? Find out more here. Also: Geotagging part II July/15 is Photo Day - live on the TWiT Network! The Everest Tr...
Datum: 02.07.2009 00:16 • Größe: 24.3 MB

How do you effectively sift through thousands of images? What’s all that excitement about geotagging your images? Find the answers to these and more questions on today’s show. Mark your calendars! Chris will host the 2009 Photo Day on Jul/15 on the TWiT Network. more… Send in your...
Datum: 26.06.2009 00:27 • Größe: 16.7 MB

Taking pictures in winter can have its pitfalls, especially when it comes to temperature and to taking photographs in snow. Listen to Chris and Leo discuss winter photography questions. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the ...
Datum: 20.06.2009 03:37 • Größe: 7.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) One week in Kathmandu two weeks on our way to Mt. Everest. The Everest Trek 2009 - not only the world’s highest photo workshop, but a truly life-changing event for all the participants. Follow along in this teaser epis...
Datum: 19.06.2009 01:34 • Größe: 85.1 MB

The Highest Photography Workshop In The World. Chris and Jon Miller are back from Nepal and they join on this episode to discuss the trek and the photography workshop. You can find Jon on his excellent video podcast The Rest of Everest at www.restofeverest.com Please remember to visit netvibes.com/...
Datum: 03.06.2009 09:15 • Größe: unbekannt

Landscape photography is such a quiet and relaxed business. Thinks Chris… until he gets rudely interrupted by a few members of the bovine species. A truly electric show! » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 02.06.2009 01:23 • Größe: 19.8 MB

Big numbers in this show. 2000 pictures, 20 memory cards, 80 GB of rugged hard disk and not enough disk space to save it all… » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The Everest Trek 2009 Join a workshop such as the San Francisco Street Safari in July » Get the show for free in iTun...
Datum: 30.05.2009 16:55 • Größe: 19 MB

Possibly the last update from Chris. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 26.05.2009 00:58 • Größe: 5.5 MB

Another update from Chris, this time from Gorak Shep at 5180m elevation. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 15.05.2009 20:55 • Größe: 2.4 MB

What can be more exciting than coming home late at night, being dead tired, but instead of going to bed, spending another hour hanging out the window and taking pictures of the night? Let Chris take you on a super exciting thunderstorm tour, right on the original top floor. » Download the MP3 for th...
Datum: 15.05.2009 16:30 • Größe: 21 MB

Another update from Chris. The satellite phone is up and working, but the signal quality isn’t the greatest. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 13.05.2009 03:10 • Größe: 2.4 MB

Another update from Chris. Also, if you want to know when a new trek update (or regular tfttf episode) is available, follow the Release Pixie on Twitter. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free...
Datum: 09.05.2009 17:38 • Größe: 2.3 MB

Chris and Leo review the “huge” assignment. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 08.05.2009 16:45 • Größe: 10.6 MB

A quick second update from Chris. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 08.05.2009 03:02 • Größe: 2.3 MB

Not a proper show today. Just a quick message from Chris to let you all know he’s fine in Nepal and enjoying the trek. Show Links: » All Everest Trek resources on one page » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 07.05.2009 01:05 • Größe: 3 MB

Let’s dive into the topic of Black and White. Listen to Chris and Leo discuss this more abstracted way of looking at the world around you. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show fo...
Datum: 01.05.2009 16:00 • Größe: 10.6 MB

It’s time to wrap everything up and get ready for the big and exciting trip. You can follow the Everest Trek live in various ways and locations . Today I also talk about talk about the things that went into preparing for the trek and the things that are likely to turn out to be [...]
Datum: 30.04.2009 23:48 • Größe: 48 MB

Chris and Leo talk about some photography-related apps for the iPhone and the iPod Touch Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 24.04.2009 16:00 • Größe: unbekannt

Yes yes, I dropped the 5D Mark II - and it’s still alive and kicking. Hear the story on today’s show. Also: Nonnyjorris welcomes to you to the episode, Jonzer asks about sharpening and Fifi LePew wants to learn about RAW processing. Thanks all for the great questions! Leave your question...
Datum: 23.04.2009 22:46 • Größe: 22.8 MB

Even firework photography has its hat-trick. Chris and Leo venture into the dark… Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 17.04.2009 16:00 • Größe: unbekannt

Focusing, metering and how photographers do mysterious movements with their cameras. Also: a look at EXIF and IPTC, the metadata that’s hiding inside your pictures. Subscribe to Daily Photo Tips With Chris in the sidebar to the right. » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for fre...
Datum: 15.04.2009 22:00 • Größe: 16.2 MB

It doesn’t always have to be the most expensive glass. Check out the Lensbaby or the German-built Subjektiv, both fun lenses that produce a different look. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes...
Datum: 11.04.2009 05:00 • Größe: 4.6 MB

Today: some tips on what to think about when sending your images off to an online printing service and custom white balance? Exposure? A grey card helps you with both. Extended: Early Bird Discount for San Francisco until Apr/12 now! » Watch the Berlin video here! (shot with Canon 5D Mark II and Len...
Datum: 09.04.2009 22:45 • Größe: 321 KB

Here’s a little taste of the latest workshop that I and Boris held together in Berlin. We had 18 participants and a ton of fun. Enjoy! Workshop Berlin 2009 by Chris Marquardt The 2009 workshops: Street Photography - San Francisco, CA (July) Landscape and Historic Architecture - Inzigkofen...
Datum: 07.04.2009 17:58 • Größe: -0 KB

Chris and Leo review listener pictures of the “flat” assignment. Show Links: » Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy » The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 03.04.2009 16:00 • Größe: 10.4 MB

A new photography podcast has seen the light of day: Daily Photo Tips with Chris. Subscribe here. Also: a closer look at shooting modes, some thoughts on jewelery photography and today’s main topic: easy sells. What are the things salespeople are trying to sell you even though you might not ne...
Datum: 02.04.2009 00:47 • Größe: 28 MB

It’s fun to shoot things that don’t move. But then, the real fun starts when you’re shooting people or things that are in motion. Let’s find out how to make sure we get what we want. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for th...
Datum: 28.03.2009 17:00 • Größe: 7.2 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Remember the unanswered question from episode 310? Is it a bird? Is it altitude sickness? Finally the time has come to find out what Alluvial Fans are - in this video episode of Tips from the Top Floor. Also on today’s...
Datum: 26.03.2009 22:39 • Größe: 64.7 MB

Today we’ll learn about the Cokin P system. Let’s see what  you need in order to use a ND Grad filter for landscape and other photography. Jason asks how much the use of software is responsible for good photography. And let’s try to find an answer to the question: “What addit...
Datum: 26.03.2009 00:33 • Größe: 23.7 MB

Why isn’t USB2 the same as USB2 and how does it affect your card reader? Can I shoot infrared with a digital camera or do I need film? Is it possible to do multiple RAW exposures from the same file and create an HDR image from them? Find out on today’s Tips from the Top [...]
Datum: 19.03.2009 18:00 • Größe: 16.4 MB

Let’s talk about printing and about how holding a physical image in your hand is so very different from just looking at it on your screen. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for ...
Datum: 14.03.2009 15:09 • Größe: unbekannt

Photo: Amber Sapp Today we’ll talk to Amber Sapp, a photographer from Kentucky who is in the process of setting up her first exhibition. Opening night Mar/19/2009 5:30-7:30 pm EDT 3010 Dixie Highway Edgewood, KY 41017 Then we look at different types of specialized and normal lenses and what...
Datum: 12.03.2009 17:43 • Größe: 36.9 MB

The Everest Trek 2009 is coming closer and while all the participants are working on getting everything sorted for the trek, this is the perfect time to talk with Jon Miller about a lot of the details starting with sleeping bags, jackets, lenses, cameras, solar chargers and obviously batteries and t...
Datum: 10.03.2009 23:43 • Größe: 35.9 MB

What’s the easiest way to get printouts that look like what you’re seeing on your screen? Right! With a calibrated monitor you’re a big step further. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iT...
Datum: 07.03.2009 05:53 • Größe: 5.4 MB

Mark Gilvey kicks off the show with a greeting! (Leave a greeting too, find the voice mail number in the sidebar). Chris relaunched his personal website chrismarquardt.com. Why does some software make your images look sharper than other? How to get back into photography after a long break? Switching...
Datum: 05.03.2009 00:16 • Größe: 33.8 MB

Find out how a zoom lens is not only convenient for making things bigger or smaller, but how different focal lengths also have a big influence on proportions in an image. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in...
Datum: 27.02.2009 17:00 • Größe: 1.8 MB

Are ASA and ISO the same? Is digital really that much more scary than film? Who is Juliana from Australia? Or Kelvin from Hongkong? Or Jay Williams? Make your voice heard on the show and tell everyone where you live. Send an MP3 to info@tipsfromthetopfloor.com or call the voice mail line: US: 206-20...
Datum: 26.02.2009 01:28 • Größe: 1.8 MB

We have so many images on our computer, but sometimes it’s just so much more fun to present them on a different medium. Chris and Leo look at different options. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTu...
Datum: 20.02.2009 17:00 • Größe: unbekannt

Listener question time again. Today Chris talks about what lenses to use for indoor concert type shooting, we’ll talk about Aperture Priority and why it’s the mode of choice for Chris, and what does that Clarity slider do in Adobe Camera Raw? Music on today’s show: Jazz Breakfast b...
Datum: 19.02.2009 01:27 • Größe: 9.9 MB

Chris has just returned from Photokina 2008, the world’s biggest photography trade show and reports on the newest trends and technologies in photography. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Ge...
Datum: 14.02.2009 00:07 • Größe: unbekannt

Today we talk to photographer, writer and educator Ibarionex Perello, host of The Candid Frame and Shooting With Alas, about his new DVD “Digital Photography - Available Light and Flash”         Show Links: The Candid Frame Podcast Available Light and Flash - the DVD...
Datum: 12.02.2009 23:54 • Größe: 35 MB

What do you do with all the tons and tons of pictures that are sitting somewhere on your computer’s hard drive? Chris and Leo talk tech about storage. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get t...
Datum: 07.02.2009 01:25 • Größe: unbekannt

Whenever a larger number is composed of the same digits, Chris can have a shot. It’s the “Schnapszahl” law in Germany! (well, almost). Also on the show: What is metamerism and what does it have to do with a paint that costs $300 per gallon? And let’s find out how burning in t...
Datum: 06.02.2009 00:18 • Größe: 8.3 MB

Shutter speed - aperture - ISO determine exposure, Subject distance - aperture - focal length determine depth of field. Leo and Chris discuss those two very important relationships in photography. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode »...
Datum: 31.01.2009 07:18 • Größe: 7.6 MB

The Everest Trek preparations are at full speed and Chris goes over his throughts on camera gear, batteries and hard disks at high elevations. Modern DSLRs rely on noise reduction at high ISO levels. Lightroom’s noise reduction can’t hold a candle to DPP and Capture NX, or can it? » Do...
Datum: 28.01.2009 20:09 • Größe: 30.3 MB

Today Chris and Leo review images from the “silly” photo assignment. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 23.01.2009 17:00 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch part 1 Part 2 of Chris’ and Monika’s trip to Leukerbad and the Gemmi Pass in the Swiss Alps. Do you need a polarizer at altitude? And how about batteries in cold weather? Got some winter and snow photograph...
Datum: 22.01.2009 16:48 • Größe: 53 MB

Light is essential. And not just for plants. Photography wouldn’t be anything without light. Good photography and good light go together hand in hand. At least usually. Come with Chris to the Autostadt in Wolfsburg to get some ideas about car lighting. If you know of any interesting places tha...
Datum: 21.01.2009 00:06 • Größe: 18.2 MB

Imagine you are out there with a film camera and all you have left on your film is one exposure. Find out what things you can think about in order to get the most out of that one shot. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get [...] ...
Datum: 16.01.2009 04:52 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch part 2 Chris and Monika take the trip to Leukerbad and the Gemmi Pass, both located in the Swiss Alps to do some winter photography in the snow. Come and take the trip together with us, including the ride on the Gemmib...
Datum: 11.01.2009 13:00 • Größe: 54.7 MB

There’s more to pictures than subjects. Leo and Chris discuss negative space, the space around the subject. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 09.01.2009 13:48 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo review the pictures for the “call” assignment. This show is a repeat of a radio segment, so the assignment is not current. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show...
Datum: 02.01.2009 02:40 • Größe: 6.2 MB

Today Leo finds out how to build a simple tripod with a piece of string and a screw. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 24.12.2008 23:27 • Größe: 7.3 MB

Winning photo by Heinrock As Chris can’t seem to remember to announce the winner, here’s a quick little show to tell you who won. Maybe Chris can take a few minutes on the next show to tell you why he liked this image. Thanks to all the listeners, pixies, and helpers for a great year!  -...
Datum: 23.12.2008 00:35 • Größe: 7.7 MB

Today Chris tells Leo what a gray card is good for and how it relates to the light metering of our camera. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 19.12.2008 00:31 • Größe: unbekannt

News about Chris’ voice: he’ll have to take it a bit easy over the next weeks. But rest assured, there will be a little something for you every week. Tips from the Top Floor is independent again - and open for new sponsorships! Inquire at info@tipsfromthetopfloor.com  - We are getting re...
Datum: 18.12.2008 04:09 • Größe: 23.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) See part two of the talk and find out how to balance different light sources to get a more even white balance. Chris talks with Leo Laporte and Amber McArthur at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas. Show Links: Leo Laporte Ambe...
Datum: 13.12.2008 11:52 • Größe: 54.9 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Earlier this year Chris was invited to talk tech and photography with Leo Laporte and Amber McArthur at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas.Watch the first of two parts and find out if Chris manages to crash Leo’s Tricaste...
Datum: 05.12.2008 01:08 • Größe: 43.9 MB

This is part 2 of the interview with illustrator and photographer Robin Preston. Listen to part 1. Today we talk about Robin’s experience around his first car photography shoot. We’ll also spend some time discussing Robin’s current project Laboratorium (link below) and how he wants...
Datum: 21.11.2008 05:08 • Größe: 27.9 MB

Today features the first part of the interview with illustrator and photographer Robin Preston. We talk about the beginnings of digital image editing and we look at the difference between commercial and professional photographers. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Robin Preston Rav...
Datum: 14.11.2008 00:29 • Größe: 29.6 MB

Today features the first part of the interview with illustrator and photographer Robin Preston. We talk about the beginnings of digital image editing and we look at the difference between commercial and professional photographers. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Robin Preston Ravsi...
Datum: 14.11.2008 00:29 • Größe: 29.6 MB

It’s industrial photography time! Chris and Monika spent time to shoot at the former Continental factory in Hannover, which has been shut down for many years. Let’s re-visit the burst trick and find out how you can take hand-held long exposures without a tripod and still avoid camera sha...
Datum: 04.11.2008 00:41 • Größe: 19.3 MB

Here is your chance to give something back to all your favorite free podcasts! Voting for this year’s Podcastawards is open NOW! Voting ends on Nov/6, so please vote DAILY for your favorite shows! Chris will vote daily for: The Rest of Everest (Best Video Podcast) You look nice today (Comedy...
Datum: 26.10.2008 18:20 • Größe: 31.1 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris Marquardt and Boris Nienke spent a week in Cologne to cover Photokina 2008, the world’s biggest photography trade show for their German photography podcast Happy Shooting. Here are a few impressions for you. » Ge...
Datum: 11.10.2008 19:57 • Größe: 31.1 MB

Last workshop of the year and first audio show in quite a while! Let’s talk about Photokina, workshops, theater light design, performance photography and more with our international group of workshop participants. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Chris’s Photokina covera...
Datum: 07.10.2008 03:20 • Größe: 40.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Photokina 2008 is over and Chris sums up the show for us. Show Links: Chris’s interview Steven Sasson inventor of the digital camera Check out Chris & Borris on the Happy Shooting Podcast (German) Drobo backup dri...
Datum: 01.10.2008 22:19 • Größe: 98.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) With 160,000 visitors and almost 1600 exhibitors back in 2006, Photokina is the world’s largest photo trade show. A first look at the new Leica S2, Hasselblad drops its prices by 40%, Wacom Cintiq 12, HP Z3200 and more...
Datum: 26.09.2008 01:17 • Größe: 65.3 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) A day in Rocky Mountain National Park (near Estes Park) together with a crazy bunch of workshoppers. Obviously getting answers to questions also tends to raise new ones though. So what about those Alluvial Fans?! PS: and ple...
Datum: 19.09.2008 03:28 • Größe: 27.5 MB

Release Pixie here with a quick little announcement show. Chris is still out with a case of laryngitis and wont be doing an audio show this week. Look for some video shows (one from the Ft. Collins workshop and a couple with Leo Laport from the PME) later this week or early next week.Chris and Bori...
Datum: 16.09.2008 04:08 • Größe: 8.2 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Let’s have some studio fun in this video of the Portland, ME workshop in August 2008. Everyone’s having a great time and it’s a blast to have access to such a great arsenal of studio equipment (thanks Mark ...
Datum: 05.09.2008 02:02 • Größe: 47.7 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Let’s have some studio fun in this video of the Portland, ME workshop in August 2008. Everyone’s having a great time and it’s a blast to have access to such a great arsenal of studio equipment (thanks Mark ...
Datum: 05.09.2008 02:02 • Größe: 47.7 MB

Coming from Portland, Maine! Chris’ last workshop on the US tour in 2008, here is another exciting Q&A show (but don’t worry, there is one workshop left for October in Germany and it has open seats!) A big thank you goes out to Mark Astmann and Bogen Imaging who were a tremendous hel...
Datum: 30.08.2008 05:41 • Größe: 31.5 MB

Podcaster Trucker Tom is not only a friend of mine, he also participated in the landscape photography workshop in Ft. Collins, CO. And what do you think a podcaster like Tom would do when he has a camera in his hands? Right… Tom has released two video episodes showing scenes from the Ft. Coll...
Datum: 26.08.2008 03:23 • Größe: 58.4 MB

We are having a blast at the landscape photography workshop in Ft. Collins. This show has been recorded the night before our excursion up to Rocky Mountain National Park and we (of course) talk about landscape photography, nature photography, Arches National Park, eating 76 pieces of Sushi, and radi...
Datum: 23.08.2008 21:12 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) It’s excursion day in San Francisco and workshop helper and participant Gary Orenstein has put together this great video of the day! Show Links: Interested in an workshop? Click here! Ft. Colins Meet & Greet: Augu...
Datum: 15.08.2008 03:53 • Größe: 80.5 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) It’s excursion day in San Francisco and workshop helper and participant Gary Orenstein has put together this great video of the day! Show Links: Interested in an workshop? Click here! Ft. Colins Meet & Greet: Augu...
Datum: 15.08.2008 03:53 • Größe: 80.5 MB

This video was shot during the 2008 Nashville Learning to See Event Photography workshop at the Big Bang Bar. As this isn’t directly photography related, but as I’m on Leo Laporte’s Tech Guy radio show, I’m putting it up here on the blog, but not on the Tips from the To...
Datum: 13.08.2008 04:25 • Größe: 2.6 KB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris and the Nashville workshop crew hang out at the Big Bang Bar with Geoff Smith. Watch Chris and Geoff rock out together on stage, and watch the workshop participants practice their low-light photography skills. Show Lin...
Datum: 12.08.2008 00:35 • Größe: 50.6 MB

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Chris and the Nashville workshop crew hang out at the Big Bang Bar with Geoff Smith. Watch Chris and Geoff rock out together on stage, and watch the workshop participants practice their low-light photography skills. Show Lin...
Datum: 12.08.2008 00:35 • Größe: 50.6 MB

Greetings from the workshop in Nashville,TN and a happy 8/8/08 to our Chinese listeners, oh happy day! Today we’ll talk about photography pricing, digital asset management, super long exposures, lenses for stage photography, macro lenses and why the colors red, blue and white are attention m...
Datum: 09.08.2008 19:08 • Größe: unbekannt

Something a little unusual from a few attendees of the San Francisco workshop. You could have this kind of fun too. And there’s still space available in the Portland workshop. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Nashville Meet & Greet: August 6th at Bosco’s Las Vegas ...
Datum: 07.08.2008 02:24 • Größe: unbekannt

Release Pixie here with a quick little update/reminder for the TFTTF Listener Meet & Greets. They’re coming up fast, so stop into the forums and let us know if you’ll be there. We’d love to meet you! -Release Pixie » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: San Franc...
Datum: 04.08.2008 02:30 • Größe: unbekannt

Listen in as the TFTTF San Francisco Workshop group discusses the things they’ve learned from the first two days of the workshop. Learn about a really cool way to view the world, catch lights, swapping camera gear, and things to watch out for while traveling. Photo by: Alan Morris » Download...
Datum: 02.08.2008 04:55 • Größe: unbekannt

Release Pixie here with a quick little update/reminder for the TFTTF Listener Meet & Greets. They’re coming up fast, so stop into the forums and let us know if you’ll be there. We’d love to meet you! -Release Pixie » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: San Franc...
Datum: 28.07.2008 02:18 • Größe: unbekannt

It was such a perfect plan: Drive up to Petaluma, enter the TWiT Dungeon Cottage, take over Leo’s TWiT Live TV and make him talk to me about photography for at least two hours while sending me tons of new followers to Twitter and new subscribers to Tips from the Top Floor. But as we all know, ...
Datum: 26.07.2008 06:14 • Größe: 5.9 MB

Let us dig up this old technique devised by Ansel Adams. By pre-visualizing your shots, you can get more consistent and reliable results. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Meeet & Greets: San Francis...
Datum: 25.07.2008 02:08 • Größe: unbekannt

Release Pixie here with a quick little update/reminder for the TFTTF Listener Meet & Greets. They’re coming up fast, so stop into the forums and let us know if you’ll be there. We’d love to meet you! PS: Sorry about the sound, I need a new mic stand -Release Pixie » Down...
Datum: 24.07.2008 02:16 • Größe: unbekannt

Yey! Here’s the 300th episode of Tips from the Top Floor, almost entirely made by YOU, the listeners! Meet Chris and hang out for a drink at one of the Meet’n'Greets: - Jul/30 San Francisco, CA - Aug/6 Nashville, TN - Aug/20 Ft. Collins, CO - Aug/27 Portland, ME Make sure to get the ...
Datum: 21.07.2008 00:50 • Größe: unbekannt

Leo and Chris talk about fun tips to help you improve your photography. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 10.07.2008 00:53 • Größe: unbekannt

The Photocast Network just released another episode of Focus Ring! On the Focus Ring Panel: Benoit Marchal - Declencheur Boris Nienke - nSonic Chris Marquardt - Tips from the Top Floor Topics: How to become a professional photographer in minutes, how to get an all-access pass to the 24 hours of L...
Datum: 03.07.2008 20:51 • Größe: -0 KB

Chris and Leo talk about different types of lenses and what they are good for. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 03.07.2008 17:55 • Größe: unbekannt

Join one of the four meet’n'greets while Chris is on the August tour in the US. Locations: San Francisco: Jul/30th, Nashville: Aug/6th, Ft. Collins: Aug/20th, Portland, ME: Aug/27. Latest poll result: 43% of the audience started photography with a film SLR. Make sure you participate in the n...
Datum: 02.07.2008 01:57 • Größe: unbekannt

Today Chris and Leo find out why the background of the image is so important. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 26.06.2008 21:38 • Größe: unbekannt

Join in as Leo and Chris talk about how to spice up your photography by playing with things, and by shooting through materials that you usually wouldn’t shoot through. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Download the MP3 for this episode...
Datum: 20.06.2008 01:52 • Größe: unbekannt

Listener questions about depth of field, monitor calibration, a new poll about how you started photography, and hurry, only 2 shows left for you to send in your greetings for show 300! Send your 300th show greetings (mp3, email) to info@tipsfromthetopfloor.com or leave a quick shout-out via voice m...
Datum: 19.06.2008 01:52 • Größe: unbekannt

Today we continue our quest for a deeper understanding of color management. And we’ll start simple: at the camera level. Also: the new Canon 1000D, a new poll about filters (thanks Susheel), and how to take great pictures while using the camera’s build-in flash. » Download the MP3 ...
Datum: 12.06.2008 23:11 • Größe: unbekannt

Ravsitar the Release Pixie here with a short little call to action for the Tips From the Top Floor listeners. Chris is quick(ish)ly approaching show 300! That’s a big deal in the land-o-podcasts! So take a few minutes and record a quick shout out or quick question (audio or video) and send it ...
Datum: 06.06.2008 02:51 • Größe: unbekannt

Why has Chris been so busy? And can I make sure that my prints look exactly the way they looked on my screen? Let’s find out the answers to these questions and more on today’s show! Got questions for the next shows about color management? Profiles? Color spaces? Bit depths? Send in a voi...
Datum: 03.06.2008 21:36 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo discuss various aspects of portrait photography. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 with Jon Miller and Chris Marquardt » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get th...
Datum: 29.05.2008 22:42 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo review the “call” assignment. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 with Jon Miller and Chris Marquardt » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show ...
Datum: 22.05.2008 02:50 • Größe: unbekannt

Hear Chris surprise Leo with a cheap and easy do-it-yourself alternative to the classic tripod. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 with Jon Miller and Chris Marquardt » Get the ...
Datum: 15.05.2008 23:28 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 14.05.2008 01:58 • Größe: 46.2 MB

Use a grey card to get the proper white balance for your pictures as well as good exposure. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 with Jon Miller and Chris Marquardt » Get the sho...
Datum: 08.05.2008 05:15 • Größe: unbekannt

Find out where to find a free Hasselblad medium format camera (hint: pretty far away..), let’s look at how to shoot in manual mode, and please help out and donate to a fellow photographer and podcaster who was burgled.Show Links: Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 with Jon Miller and Chris Marquardt...
Datum: 01.05.2008 23:45 • Größe: unbekannt

This is a special announcement about the Nepal Mt. Everest Basecamp 2009 trip, explaining a bit more about what is planned and what Jon and Chris are currently thinking about. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Find out more about the Everest Basecamp Trek 2009 The Rest of Everest - ...
Datum: 30.04.2008 23:03 • Größe: 13 MB

How to keep your camera gear safe when traveling, what gear to take with you when you travel, and how would you like to come with me and Jon Miller on the photography trip of your lifetime in 2009? » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The Rest of Everest Chris’ pictures on Flick...
Datum: 24.04.2008 01:19 • Größe: unbekannt

It’s COMMUNITY time again. Chris is looking forward to the 10th (!) London Get-Together coming up this weekend. And organized by Kavey (BIG BIG THANKS, YOU ROCK!!). Also on today’s show: we’ll hear from someone who will travel to nepal because of Tips from the Top Floor, we’l...
Datum: 10.04.2008 23:14 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) A first look at the new Adobe Lightroom 2 beta. 64-bit support, 2-monitor support, output sharpening, support for plugins and FINALLY local image correction. Watch this video to see Chris take a first look at some of the new...
Datum: 03.04.2008 12:34 • Größe: 95.7 MB

What do 6 DSLRs sound like on rapid fire? Find out today. Are we still allowed to get the pictures we want? Interview with Simon Taylor. How do I capture a lit building at night? A question from Tom. … and questions around studio photography from the TFTTF workshop in Tübingen, southern German...
Datum: 29.03.2008 17:46 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo review the “line” assignment from the Tech Guy show and talk about the community that has come to live around the show. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free ...
Datum: 22.03.2008 22:27 • Größe: unbekannt

Today’s show will be exciting! We’ll find out who won the free workshop participation, we’ll learn more about tripods from Boris and let’s talk a bit about online backup. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Don’t miss out on the workshops! Ft. Collins alm...
Datum: 21.03.2008 02:53 • Größe: unbekannt

What sets expensive lenses apart from cheap lenses? Is it possible to get sharper pictures with the right settings no matter what lens I use? Find out today as Leo and Chris discuss the sweet spot of lenses. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netc...
Datum: 14.03.2008 00:01 • Größe: unbekannt

How to expose for the sky, how to repair a ruined sensor, how to take black-and-white pictures and how to get into conflict with Minneapolis security. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: The Zone System according to Luminous Landscape .. and on Wikipedia Photos from the TFTTF Minneapo...
Datum: 12.03.2008 12:20 • Größe: unbekannt

Explore simple design principles together with Chris and Leo. Today: the line. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS
Datum: 08.03.2008 17:06 • Größe: unbekannt

Learn how NOT to clean your camera’s sensor, find out everything you ever wanted to know about tripod heads and learn to make pictures shot on overcast days look a bit more sunny. » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Sign up for a workshop around landscape photography in Colorad...
Datum: 06.03.2008 01:50 • Größe: unbekannt

Release Pixie here with another quick announcement reminder show. This is getting to be a habit. Maybe I should get Chris to get me some proper recording equipment -Release Pixie » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Links: Join Ravsitar on a GTG in Minneapolis, MN on March 8th. Check out t...
Datum: 03.03.2008 23:55 • Größe: unbekannt

Part one of a tripod special - Interview with Boris Nienke - Assignments - Shoot in cold weather and don’t get your camera fogged up when going inside. Show Links: Boris Nienke - nsonic.de Current assignment: sweet Buy Geoff Smith’s songs for 99ct on the PMN Join Ravsitar on a GTG in Mi...
Datum: 28.02.2008 00:43 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) A quick look back at one of the 2008 workshops. San Diego, Excursion to the Mission. Show Links: The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Want to join Ravsitar on a get together? Check out this thread in the forum. » Get the show for free...
Datum: 25.02.2008 22:05 • Größe: 34.6 MB

Listen as Chris and Leo take a deep look in their photo bags and discuss some cool gadgets. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Want to join Ravsitar on a get together? Check out this thread in the forum. » Download the MP3 for this episode » G...
Datum: 22.02.2008 05:23 • Größe: unbekannt

All 2008 workshops are now open for registration! Book before Mar/5 and save over 14% with the early bird special! On today’s show: wide angle questions, a call from Leo, and a get-together in Minneapolis! If you’d like a stack of TFTTF business cards to hand out to your customers, cam...
Datum: 21.02.2008 05:17 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 20.02.2008 02:36 • Größe: 68.4 MB

Ravsitar the Release Pixie here with a quick announcement. A reminder about the current TFTTF photo assignment “Peace”. And an announcement that the planning for the next TFTTF Minneapolis Get Together is currently underway. -Release Pixie » Download the MP3 for this episode Show Link...
Datum: 19.02.2008 01:42 • Größe: unbekannt

Listen to Chris and Leo talk about focal lengths and macro photography. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Want to join Ravsitar on a get together? Check out this thread in the forum. » Download the MP3 for this episode » Get the show for free...
Datum: 15.02.2008 00:21 • Größe: unbekannt

Another show with tons of great content today! New web site? Check. Assignment? Check. Listener shoutouts? Check. Macro lenses? Check. Godaddy? Check. Focus Ring? Check. Aquarium photography? Check. This should last a few days… Show Links: Participate in the TFTTF “peace” assign...
Datum: 14.02.2008 01:57 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo review the “fake” assignment. Look at the pictures while listening along.Show Links:  Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes» Get the show for free using RSS» Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: P...
Datum: 08.02.2008 00:06 • Größe: unbekannt

Today’s show features tons of great audience participation, we’ll hear about tethered shooting, find out how to unleash the power in powershot (hint: CHDK), there are business cards to be given away, we’ll reverse engineer Dan’s image and … let’s finally kick off ...
Datum: 07.02.2008 01:16 • Größe: unbekannt

Listen to Chris and Leo discuss taking pictures in snow. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 saves 10% off any orde...
Datum: 01.02.2008 00:49 • Größe: unbekannt

Your own home studio, commercial rights on your photography and making a career in photography. All this and more in today’s show. Show Links: Strobist Alienbees TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: P...
Datum: 31.01.2008 00:43 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 28.01.2008 02:46 • Größe: 79 MB

On today’s show we’ll give away 10 Photophlow invites and talk to Chef Mark about Food Photography! Show Links: Chef Mark’s Culinary Network Photophlow » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS...
Datum: 24.01.2008 01:55 • Größe: unbekannt

Let’s find out about the advanced vibration reduction system in our eyes, snow photography and more. Leave voice mail in the US: 206-202-3757 Leave voice mail in the UK: +44-7005-805-742 Show Links: Follow Chris on Twitter Write an iTunes review The 2008 workshops are getting closer! Meet th...
Datum: 15.01.2008 00:59 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 06.01.2008 22:31 • Größe: 84.1 MB

Shooting a picture of the moon can be a challenge, but Chris and Leo come to the rescue and tell you how. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Cou...
Datum: 04.01.2008 02:39 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 31.12.2007 01:59 • Größe: 61 MB

Ever wondered about the secret tricks of the food photographers? Listen in as Chris and Leo discuss how you can get your own food photography to the next level. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the sho...
Datum: 28.12.2007 01:48 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Watch Canyonlands Part 1 - “Best smelling toilets in the world” Part 2 - “Oh Dear!” Part 3 - “17mm is just not wide enough” Part 4 - “Compressing the dynamic range” Part 5...
Datum: 24.12.2007 02:27 • Größe: 90.8 MB

Chris and Leo review the “frame” assignment. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 saves 10% off any orde...
Datum: 21.12.2007 02:09 • Größe: unbekannt

Last show for this year. Sorta… Chris will take a 2-week break over the holidays but TFTTF will continue with fun video content (Canyonlands Photo Adventure) and more audio from the Tech Guy show. Thanks everyone for your support throughout 2007 - let’s see what 2008 will bring. Show L...
Datum: 20.12.2007 04:06 • Größe: unbekannt

Did you ever have trouble to take pictures of your kids? Learn how to master this tricky subject on today’s show. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Pro...
Datum: 15.12.2007 03:25 • Größe: unbekannt

Is it worth upgrading your camera? What filters do you need for Mt. Everest? How to win a free seat on a 2008 workshop? This and more on today’s Tips from the Top Floor! Pixie Lee is looking for a job in the printing/publishing industry! Lee has owned and operated her own printing company for ...
Datum: 14.12.2007 03:23 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video]Watch in high quality (right click to save) It’s time to lift the curtain and find out who won Matt’s cookie contest! » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 saves 10% off any order! ...
Datum: 11.12.2007 03:20 • Größe: 43.1 MB

Find out about the main differences between a Point-and-Shoot camera and a digital SLR. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network The 2008 TFTTF Workshops » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo co...
Datum: 07.12.2007 04:33 • Größe: unbekannt

Today we’ll take a closer look at Bokeh, there’s an assignment review, we’ll hear a word about Ravsitar’s cookie contest, Flat Chris has disappeared, and you can still meet Chris on the Germany tour, tomorrow and on Friday in Düsseldorf. The “travel” assignment is...
Datum: 06.12.2007 02:54 • Größe: unbekannt

Ravsitar the Release Pixie here with your final reminder to get your photos in for the 2007 Holiday Cookie Contest! I will be gathering up the entries from Flickr tomorrow (December 1) evening and forwarding them on to Chris for judging. What do you need to do to enter? Go out and take a photo (or...
Datum: 30.11.2007 13:29 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo discuss what filters make sense for your camera and which ones to avoid. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network Details for Ravsitar?s 2007 Holiday Cookie Contest The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Want to know what to expect on a TFTTF workshop? Check out some photos f...
Datum: 30.11.2007 02:03 • Größe: unbekannt

It’s time for a new episode of Focus Ring, the photography roundtable show of the Photocast Network. Jeff Curto, Ibarionex Perello, Rolf Steinort and Chris discuss 2007 and what it has brought them in terms of photography and other things. » Download the MP3 here » Go to the Photocast Network...
Datum: 28.11.2007 23:22 • Größe: unbekannt

That’s right…. Chris missed a bit of important time sensitive information in show 250. (BTW Congratulations on 250 shows!) -Release Pixie Details for Ravsitar?s 2007 Holiday Cookie Contest » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes...
Datum: 27.11.2007 05:34 • Größe: unbekannt

We all know the JPG format and we all know how to edit it. And it’s the default on our cameras, so why should we change it? On today’s show Chris and Leo talk about why the RAW format is a great option for both, beginners and professionals, and why not everyone uses it. Show Links: Leo ...
Datum: 23.11.2007 00:50 • Größe: unbekannt

Unbelievable that this little show made it to 250! And nobody sent in a happy birthday voice mail… Today: MacLive Expo, Leo Laporte asks “Am I getting suckered here?” and don’t forget you can WIN a free seat on one of the 2008 workshops! Links: Help promote the 2008 workshop...
Datum: 21.11.2007 22:52 • Größe: unbekannt

The three Cs - COMMUNITY - COOKIES - CHROMATIC ABERRATION Show Links: Details for Ravsitar’s 2007 Holiday Cookie Contest More info on the TFTTF Melbourne Get-Together on Nov/25 The 2008 TFTTF Workshops Ravsitar’s entry for the Workshop-a-loompa baking contest. » Get the show for free...
Datum: 16.11.2007 02:05 • Größe: 14.5 MB

Today we’ll answer an open question from the last video show [tfttf248 Tequila, Baby!] - how to set up your camera’s exposure in order for your strobes without using a flash meter? Make sure you participate in the “travel” assignment - shoot a new picture (!) - submit a tr...
Datum: 09.11.2007 00:02 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Today it’s DIY time! Join us to find out how to build your own lightbox for $10 and take beautiful pictures of bottles and glass. No drinks where harmed during the production of this episode. Drink responsibly!. Show L...
Datum: 08.11.2007 02:43 • Größe: 82.1 MB

Today we’ll look at what tricks our brain can play on us. Blue bananas aren’t that uncommon apparently. If you’re interested in the 2008 workshops, go to www.discoverthetopfloor.com Meet Chris in Germany at a Gravis Pro-Night, it’s like a free mini-workshop! More info here. I...
Datum: 02.11.2007 00:43 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] » Download the high quality video (mp4) Reviewing a gadget for the holidays. Apple’s iPod Touch is an excellent photo viewer and more. » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 saves 10% ...
Datum: 26.10.2007 23:00 • Größe: 19.1 MB

It’s design principles time again - today we’ll look into which sort of framing elements can help you direct more attention towards your subject. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Down...
Datum: 25.10.2007 21:54 • Größe: unbekannt

Last workshop, last show from the USA, getting ready to head back home. Questions and answers on today’s show from workshop participants Scott, Pete, Leandro, Lee, Hugo and Doug (thanks all for being here!) - and the cat Show Links: Wilson Photography, Stuart, FL Media Artist Secrets with F...
Datum: 21.10.2007 07:04 • Größe: unbekannt

Ever happened to take pictures that have horizons or houses on? Hard to avoid actually. Find out why it might be a good idea to avoid slightly tilted water surfaces and buildings. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for ...
Datum: 18.10.2007 22:50 • Größe: unbekannt

Today we have a fun show from the Minneapolis workshop, talking about cookies, baby girls, release pixie duties, professional product photography, studio photography, strobist setups with 4 flashes and switching to a DSLR. Show Links: Photos of John & Ruth Arnold’s new baby girl on Flick...
Datum: 13.10.2007 03:34 • Größe: unbekannt

Release Pixie here with a quick reminder/announcement for a TFTTF member Get Together in the Philadelphia, PA area. Check it out on the forum. -Ravsitar the Release Pixie » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1...
Datum: 10.10.2007 03:27 • Größe: unbekannt

What does a podcaster do when he’s stuck on an airport for 10 hours? Podcast of course!! This episode shows us the wonders of social media. I got stuck, I twittered about it and asked for photo questions, and I received tons of good questions in a very short time. Incredible! This is what new ...
Datum: 09.10.2007 03:28 • Größe: unbekannt

Today’s show is coming to you from beautiful San Diego where we are having tons of fun at another TFTTF “Learning to See” workshop! There are two more workshops coming up soon! Want to sign up? Oct/11-14 Minneapolis, MN and Oct/18-21 in Port St. Lucie, FL - click here to find out e...
Datum: 06.10.2007 15:20 • Größe: unbekannt

It’s so convenient to have that flash right there in the camera, ready to light a scene whenever it’s necessary. On today’s show Chris and Leo discuss why your camera’s built-in flash might not be your best option to light pictures. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The...
Datum: 04.10.2007 22:34 • Größe: unbekannt

Just a quick update from the trip. Let’s briefly talk about the P(N)ME, portrait photography and breathtaking landscapes. Show Links: Podcast and New Media Expo Chris’ Flickr Account Follow Chris on Twitter Meet Chris in the USA (Oct/10 MN, Oct/17 FL) even if you?re not a workshop parti...
Datum: 04.10.2007 00:18 • Größe: unbekannt

Not much about photography in this one, but it’s still worth a look if you want to see what the atmosphere is like here at the Podcast and New Media Expo (I believe that’s their official title this year). » Direct link to the video file (mp4, 320×240) » Trucker Tom’s podcast ...
Datum: 29.09.2007 16:34 • Größe: 35.7 MB

Have you ever wondered why your lens came with this big black plastic hood that only seems to take away space in your camera bag? Learn why a lens hood is more than just an impressive piece of decoration for your camera. If you don’t have one, there are free printable lens hoods available from...
Datum: 28.09.2007 00:30 • Größe: unbekannt

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Rebecca, Jon and Chris head off to spend a weekend in Canyonlands National Park in Utah. And of course there is a lot of photography to be expected. Watch this preview and look forward to more!. Show links: Canyonlands National Park Jon’s video podc...
Datum: 24.09.2007 22:05 • Größe: 48.7 MB

Today’s show is co-hosted by Trucker Tom and Jon Miller and a ton of happy shooters … or participants of the workshop for that matter. We’ll learn everything about knobs and topless models and have some great fun while waiting for the workshop pizza. Show Links: Learning to See - ...
Datum: 24.09.2007 03:31 • Größe: 19.1 MB

Not only is Trucker Tom a podcaster, he is also a participant of the TFTTF workshop that is taking place right now in Ft. Collins, CO. And in addition to learning loads about photography, Trucker Tom reports virtually live from the workshop on his own podcast. Check out the first day here (direct li...
Datum: 23.09.2007 18:24 • Größe: unbekannt

Effective use of depth-of-field is an important creative tool in photography. Find out about the three factors that you need to watch if you want to control it: aperture, focal length and subject distance. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network Tips from the Top Floor - sig...
Datum: 21.09.2007 00:57 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris is busy vacationing, so I got control of the mic for a little bit. Just a short reminder about the Meet & Greets that will be happening during the workshops. Everyone is invited (even if you’re not attending a workshop). So stop by and get Chris’s autograph -Release Pixie S...
Datum: 19.09.2007 23:43 • Größe: unbekannt

Watch in high quality (right click to save) Join Chris and Rebecca as they travel to the United States having fun with photography. Show Links: Thanks to Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest for letting me use his video suite Music by B.D. Lenz Follow Chris on Twitter Rebecca’s Photos Chris̵...
Datum: 17.09.2007 23:46 • Größe: 64 MB

Chris and Leo discuss why it is important in today’s digital times to only select and show your best pictures to the world. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network Tips from the Top Floor - sign up for the Learning to See workshops NOW! Meet Chris in the USA (Sep/21 CO...
Datum: 14.09.2007 22:10 • Größe: unbekannt

Rebecca and Chris talk about traveling with tons of photo gear, about upgrading from one DSLR to another and they get an unexpected visit from a fellow podcaster. Show Links: Tips from the Top Floor - sign up for the Learning to See workshops NOW! Martin Bailey’s workshop in Hokkaido, Japan. ...
Datum: 12.09.2007 23:08 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo review the alphabet assignment. It’s also time to hand out a new assignment. If you want to participate in the latest assignment, please check out the Tech Guy assignment page to get up-to-date information. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get t...
Datum: 07.09.2007 22:04 • Größe: unbekannt

Meet Chris while he’s in the United States! Where? See the Get-Together link below. Also on today’s show: listener questions about how to get the old shows and how Photoshop CS3 compares with Photoshop Elements. Warning: Do NOT respond to Quechup invites, they are SPAM of the worst sort!...
Datum: 07.09.2007 03:53 • Größe: unbekannt

» Watch video in high quality (right click to save) Chris gets ready for the big trip to the United States. But first, it’s time to pack the camera bag. Come along and find out about lenses, filters, cleaning devices, white balance tricks and more. Show Links: Torchwood - new series on BBC Am...
Datum: 05.09.2007 12:38 • Größe: 118.9 MB

It’s time for a new episode of Focus Ring, the photography roundtable of the Photocast Network. » Download Focus Ring Episode 8 here (MP3, 30MB) On this episode: Jeff Curto: Using media tools together with still photographs. Soundslides is a great tool to put together multi-media slide shows. ...
Datum: 29.08.2007 16:44 • Größe: unbekannt

Find out about photo positions, learn about what separates expensive pro lenses from “normal” ones, help an iPhone programmer to write a depth-of-field calculator and if you’re a lurker (yes, I mean YOU!) it’s time for you to come out of the closet! Your 2 action items for th...
Datum: 29.08.2007 02:40 • Größe: unbekannt

HUGE big show. This is what happens if I don’t produce one in over 2 weeks The workshop excursions are finally public: Port St. Lucie, Florida, Oct/18-21: Morikami Museum with one of the highest rated Japanese gardens in the US! Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oct/11-14: Historic Fort Snelling, res...
Datum: 23.08.2007 23:28 • Größe: unbekannt

What is camera shake and how can we avoid it? Tune in as Chris and Leo Laporte discuss this and more. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 sa...
Datum: 18.08.2007 06:57 • Größe: unbekannt

The original plan was to bring out a fresh show today - but paid customer projects and a Happy Shooting workshop to prepare (Thu thru Sun) just made it impossible for me to produce anything this week. Which of course is a perfect opportunity to do some more catching up on the Leo Laporte segments. T...
Datum: 15.08.2007 23:53 • Größe: unbekannt

Chris and Leo Laporte talk about photography. Today we will find out what white balance is all about. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code: Promo code TIPS1 save...
Datum: 09.08.2007 23:31 • Größe: unbekannt

While Chris is out on a well-deserved vacation, let’s catch up on the Leo Laporte segments to get a bit more current. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Download MP3 Promo codes / Coupon code:...
Datum: 08.08.2007 02:35 • Größe: unbekannt

Another segment where Leo Laporte and Chris talk photography basics. Today we’ll find out why assignments are so important to advance your creativity. Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using RSS » Downloa...
Datum: 03.08.2007 03:23 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] Watch in high quality (right click to save) Missed out on any of the 3 parts? » Watch part 1 » Watch part 2 » Watch part 3 Yeah, it even looks good on an iPhone (Thanks John Davenport for the image) Today is the last part of the 3-part series about the [...]
Datum: 01.08.2007 23:14 • Größe: 93.3 MB

Find out how Chris and Leo Laporte discover the Histogram. This segment originally aired on The Tech Guy radio show #355 on the Premiere Radio Networks on May 26th 2007 Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for free in iTunes » Get the show for free using R...
Datum: 27.07.2007 00:10 • Größe: unbekannt

Get ready to cast your vote for your favourite podcasts! Voting starts on July/28 and ends on August/11 and you can - no, you SHOULD - vote daily. Canon iPF5000, Epson R2400, HP Photosmart Pro B9180. Do you have experience with any of these printers? Chris is in the market for a bigger printer and n...
Datum: 26.07.2007 02:08 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video]Watch in high quality (right click to save) Missed out on any of the 3 parts? » Watch part 1 » Watch part 2 » Watch part 3 Find out how a cloudy sky, an ND Grad filter, a low perspective, a wide angle lens and some stunning architecture can make a car look really [...]...
Datum: 24.07.2007 01:26 • Größe: 54.8 MB

It’s time again for Leo Laporte and Chris Marquardt to talk photography on the Tech Guy radio show. Today’s question: How do you make sure to get the focus exactly where you want it on your pictures? Show Links: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network » Get the show for fre...
Datum: 20.07.2007 21:45 • Größe: unbekannt

With the advent of professional-grade image quality in DSLRs being in reach of many amateur photographers, is there any future in professional photography? Chris answers this very interesting question submitted by listener Matt. If you want to get your questions answered on the show, call the voice ...
Datum: 20.07.2007 03:45 • Größe: 21.9 MB

Visiting the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. Let’s find out how to design a concept race car and how to photograph it. [See post to watch Flash video] » Download high quality version here Missed out on any of the 3 parts? » Watch part 1 » Watch part 2 » Watch part 3 Promo codes / Coupon ...
Datum: 16.07.2007 23:42 • Größe: 48 MB

Chris and Leo talk about the rule of thirds. Links for this episode: Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy The TWiT netcast network Promo codes / Coupon code: Use promo code TIPS1 to save 10% off any order! Use promo code TIPS2 in the UK to save 20% off any order of 25 Pounds or more! (Some restrictions ma...
Datum: 13.07.2007 02:04 • Größe: 8.1 MB

A jam packed show today! We’ll talk to Lee Trujillo, one of the workshop helpers, we’ll find out if Expodisc is worth the money, we congratulate the 200th show special edition mug winner, we’ll hear an announcement for some cool video shows, we’ll find out about a checklist f...
Datum: 11.07.2007 23:45 • Größe: unbekannt

Seems there is an email problem that has lead to some of the registration emails not reaching me… we’re working hard on resolving it. In the meanwhile, please resend your registration to topfloor@gmail.com if you have already signed up via email and haven’t heard back within 2-3 bu...
Datum: 08.07.2007 21:52 • Größe: unbekannt

Want more tips from the top floor? Check out the One Minute How-To podcast and listen to Chris talk about panoramic photography. » Click here to go to the One Minute How-To » Click here to download the MP3
Datum: 06.07.2007 13:23 • Größe: 1.9 MB

How to calculate depth-of-field in the field, refurbished cameras and a super secret guest on today’s show! Links for this episode: Meet fellow TFTTF’ers and Chris himself on a workshop in San Diego, CA - Ft. Collins, CO - Minneapolis, MN - Port St. Lucie, FL Nominate your favorite podc...
Datum: 04.07.2007 22:53 • Größe: unbekannt

Repost of last episode due to iPod sync issues. Lee Trujillo has built a Photoshop action to simplify the process described in this show, go check it out here! [See post to watch Flash video] » Download high quality version here (mp4, 640×360)
Datum: 03.07.2007 15:55 • Größe: 23.6 MB

Let’s revive our good old Photoshop Corner, this time in form of a video explaining you how to even out brightness differences in your images. Sign up for the TFTTF Workshops in September and October It’s time again to nominate your favourite podcasts for this year’s PodcastAwards...
Datum: 02.07.2007 22:59 • Größe: 39.9 MB

Let’s have a closer look at the San Diego workshop location - an interview with Jeff Dickerson. The Logo Masta goes public: If you speak Spanish, check out Andres’ new podcast: Etceterapodcast. Tips from the Top Floor is on the cover CD of the current issue of the Digital Photographer ...
Datum: 29.06.2007 01:11 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] » Download episode as high quality video (mp4, 640×360, 120MB) Chris demonstrates different types of light formers on part 3 of the studio photography series. Also come along on a short excursion of the May/2007 “Learning to See” workshop in Tübingen...
Datum: 28.06.2007 08:08 • Größe: 120.3 MB

Chris asked me to come up with a quick little announcement show to fill you in on some important announcements. So here’s a TFTTF News Flash. Happy Birthday to the Logo Masta! -Release Pixie Links for this episode: Interested in the TFTTF US Workshop tour? Contact Chris here. Visit Anhdres ...
Datum: 23.06.2007 01:26 • Größe: unbekannt

Mark your calendars! The PodcastAwards are just around the corner with nominations starting on July 1st! Important change in rules: This time you can nominate your cast of shows ONLY ONCE. Also on today’s show: - an interview with beanbag-making Florida workshop organizer pixie Lee Caligiuri -...
Datum: 21.06.2007 00:04 • Größe: unbekannt

I have a new computer! Well, almost. Recording this show while migrating stuff from the iMac to the new Mac Pro. On today’s show: Studio Photography, Workshops, and why I can’t live without Windows. Links for this episode: Interested in the TFTTF US Workshop tour? Contact Chris here. C...
Datum: 13.06.2007 22:43 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] » Download high quality video Part two of the studio special - today we’ll learn how to hook up studio strobes to a camera, and how to synchronize multiple strobes to each other. Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a Special Edition TFTTF Show 200 Mu...
Datum: 11.06.2007 22:30 • Größe: 28.6 MB

A lazy afternoon, a cappuccino, and a talk with Rebecca about workshops, exposure compensation and filters. Links for this episode: The Tech Guy Lee filters Cokin filters Polarizers on TFTTF Show #79 Polarizers in the TFTTF Library The TFTTF Workshop #2 Flickr group Promo codes / Coupon code: U...
Datum: 08.06.2007 21:47 • Größe: unbekannt

Today is the first show in a short series about studio photography. Part 1: Basics on studio strobes » Download high quality video Links for this episode: Check out what the TFTTF Library has to say about studio lighting Photos from the TFTTF Workshop #2 are starting to appear on Flickr here and h...
Datum: 04.06.2007 23:08 • Größe: 30.5 MB

Join us for a glass of wine and a slice of pizza while we talk about Lensbabies, portrait photography and lots lots more. Today we are surrounded by 15 photographers from all over the world - YES! it’s TFTTF Workshop time again!! - and we have John Arnold as a guest host! Links for this episo...
Datum: 29.05.2007 23:39 • Größe: unbekannt

[See post to watch Flash video] » Download high quality video The big 200! Here it is. Featuring Geoff Smith, CC Chapman, the Rumor Girls, Andres, a Get-Together, John Arnold, Trucker Tom, Dawn & Drew and a lot of cool listener and viewer provided content. I’m SOOOOOO proud of you all! *...
Datum: 24.05.2007 21:46 • Größe: 166.5 MB

Let’s hear about workshop preparations, learnings around image composition, a presentation and the emphasis on design principles vs. impressive locations. Links for this episode: Promo codes / Coupon code: Use promo code TIPS1 to save 10% off any order! Use promo code TIPS2 in the UK to sa...
Datum: 23.05.2007 23:31 • Größe: unbekannt

Get Together! All over the world! Let’s join in on two of the great listener meetings around this show: Minneapolis, MN and Bruges, Belgium. If you plan to put together a listener get-together, today’s show is a MUST LISTEN! Links for this episode: Images from the Bruges GTG Visit the ...
Datum: 10.05.2007 02:01 • Größe: unbekannt

Find out how to shoot pictures so that you can easily stitch them into a panorama! Also: more cool tidbits about lenshoods. Please don’t forget to submit your entries for the 200th show! - Create a video greeting or an mp3 - Upload it to www.senduit.com - Send the link to info@tipsfromthetopfl...
Datum: 04.05.2007 22:15 • Größe: 38.8 MB

Why does it make sense to always use a lenshood? Find out on today’s show! Don’t forget to send in your contributions for show #200!! I changed the format of the video show, if you have an AppleTV, please let me know how it looks on your TV. » Download high quality video Links for this ...
Datum: 03.05.2007 00:42 • Größe: 18.9 MB

Yes yes.. I got it all wrong. I promise to never say anything about the lack of European geography knowledge in the US again! Minneapolis is of course in Minnesota! Not Massachusetts. Where were those United States of America again..? Workshop dates and locations: - Sep/22-25, Ft. Collins, CO - Oct/...
Datum: 25.04.2007 22:45 • Größe: unbekannt

(whoops, that’s supposed to say MN, not MA..) Today we will take a short trip to Tibet together with Jon Miller who does the video podcast The Rest of Everest. Also announcing the workshop dates for the US tour in fall: - Sep/22-25, Ft. Collins, CO - Oct/4-7, San Diego, CA - Oct/11-14, Minnea...
Datum: 23.04.2007 22:13 • Größe: 34.5 MB

Today: What memory card to choose, how to calibrate a monitor, how to avoid the AF assist beam of death, and how erotic photography caused a boom in the photo industry. Links for this episode: Check out Show 169 for information on memory cards for cameras Check out the article on Monitor Calibrat...
Datum: 19.04.2007 00:28 • Größe: unbekannt

Today we reveal the winners of the “Put Chris’ head on a new body” challenge that Matt and Lee have set up over on the forum Also a few words about the upcoming TFTTF US Workshop Tour! Download high quality video Links for this episode: Promo codes / Coupon code: Use promo code...
Datum: 17.04.2007 00:08 • Größe: 52.3 MB

If you’re a user of Adobe Photoshop, today’s show will be a real treat for you. I talk to John Nack, senior product manager for Adobe Photoshop about CS3, Lightroom, release dates, features and “minor” issues such as international pricing. Also on today’s show: A new Fo...
Datum: 12.04.2007 00:08 • Größe: 31.8 MB

Let’s learn about A-DEP, Histograms and Get-Togethers today. The Melbourne crew of photographers says hi from their meeting on Mar/31 and we’re back on schedule with the shows! Links for this episode: Take a look at some of the photos the Melbourne TFTTF group took over at Flickr We&#...
Datum: 05.04.2007 00:11 • Größe: 12.7 MB

The place: London, Camden Town. The task: do street photography and talk to people about it. Bringing you a fun sound-seeing right from the nucleus of all markets. BREAKING NEWS BREAKING NEWS BREAKING NEWS: If you live in the US, make sure to check out Chris on XM satellite radio this weekend. Chris...
Datum: 29.03.2007 02:20 • Größe: 21.1 MB

Two great low-budget tips for getting your white balance right. Download Video Links for this episode: Promo codes / Coupon code: Use promo code TIPS1 to save 10% off any order! Use promo code TIPS2 in the UK to save 20% off any order of 25 Pounds or more! (Some restrictions may a...
Datum: 26.03.2007 22:46 • Größe: 32.5 MB

Discovering JPG Magazine, finding out about head transplants, setting up your own studio, .. all of this and more on today’s show! Links for this episode: Check out Show 143 for Chris’s interview with David Hobby of the Strobist Create your own video intro for tips from the top floor C...
Datum: 21.03.2007 23:07 • Größe: 15.9 MB

Exclusively on Tips from the Top Floor: An interview with Rainer Hönle, the inventor of the revolutionary Discofilm sensor cleaning method. Links for this episode: You can use this thread on the forum to team up organizing Discofilm The web site of Rainer Hönle, the inventor of the Discofilm senso...
Datum: 15.03.2007 00:24 • Größe: 20.9 MB

Cleaning your camera’s sensor by smearing goo on it? A scary but very cool new sensor cleaning method explained. Discofilm is made by: DISCOFILM Postfach 370145 1000 Berlin 37 Germany Download Video Links for this episode: The web site of Rainer Hönle, the inventor of the Disc...
Datum: 12.03.2007 23:38 • Größe: 53.4 MB

Chris prepares for an important video project and answers listener questions about wedding photography and white balance in RAW files. Links for this episode: Go vote for your favorite over at the current “2 Week Challenge” on the forums Get your piece of the internet at Godaddy.com (u...
Datum: 07.03.2007 23:51 • Größe: 9.2 MB

Ever wondered what that little hidden button on your camera is good for? Also, if you want to send an intro for the show, please shoot a quick note to info@tipsfromthetopfloor.com and I’ll send you the instructions. If you have a good way to clean your camera’s sensor, you can also shoot...
Datum: 06.03.2007 03:04 • Größe: 63.4 MB

Are there any tricks how to shoot natural portraits? Does the brand of memory card make a difference to your images? Can you get 10% off any order by using check-out code tips1 at GoDaddy.com? Find out on today’s show! Links for this episode: Post your answer to Kevin’s question HERE! ...
Datum: 28.02.2007 22:59 • Größe: 15.3 MB

Learn how to use a grey card (yes, it’s really useful), see another way to swap your lenses (more than one ways for sure), check your basement for that old broken DV cam (Chris needs better video quality) and give a warm welcome to our new sponsor! Download Video Links for this...
Datum: 27.02.2007 00:55 • Größe: 55.4 MB

It’s time to help CC again. This time he’s on his way to take pictures at a podsafe music concert in Nashville. Also, don’t forget to check out my Twitter page! Links for this episode: My Twitter page Podsafe Music Live - Nashville
Datum: 07.02.2007 23:43 • Größe: 12.5 MB

Find out what custom white balance (CWB) can do for you. Download Video
Datum: 05.02.2007 15:00 • Größe: 38.1 MB

Lots of content in today’s show! CC Chapman has made an amazing discovery, the Library (aka Wiki) has a lot of new content, Rüdiger has made a cool TFTTF Widget for your Mac, and a fun cooking tip from Chef Mark. Links for this episode: The Library (aka Wiki) Discuss the Library (on the for...
Datum: 31.01.2007 22:02 • Größe: 19 MB

Part two in our video podcast series. Today you’ll learn how to get the focus right while getting the composition the way you want it. Download Video
Datum: 29.01.2007 12:08 • Größe: 26.5 MB

It’s time to talk more about the US Workshop tour, we have another question from our favourite photo newbie CC Chapman, and we’ll find out about mysterious ghost images. Links for this episode: Podsafe Music Network
Datum: 10.01.2007 22:51 • Größe: 16.8 MB

First show in 2007, first official show on PodShow! How can a new year be better started than that? Oh yes.. apart from with a good fresh pint of Guinness (no, they don’t pay me to write that! I just wanted to sneak this picture in that I took in a pub in Wales [...]
Datum: 04.01.2007 21:50 • Größe: 15.9 MB

My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-f9f1c99781d051e1d189f0b2c9b811e4}Some time next week - probably on Tuesday or Wednesday - we’ll switch the RSS feed of TFTTF over to the PodShow Network. This doesn’t mean anything for the web site, for the forum or for any of the other parts that you can reac...
Datum: 30.12.2006 08:43 • Größe: 1.4 MB

Some time next week - probably on Tuesday or Wednesday - we’ll switch the RSS feed of TFTTF over to the PodShow Network. This doesn’t mean anything for the web site, for the forum or for any of the other parts that you can reach using your web browser. Everything will stay as it is! [....
Datum: 30.12.2006 08:43 • Größe: 1.4 MB

Hello and welcome to the Tips from the Top Floor podcast. Hopefully you?ve stumbled on this website because you just got a brand new digital camera for Christmas and are looking for some help. You?ve come to the right place! Tips from the Top Floor (TFTTF) is a podcast covering every aspect of di...
Datum: 29.12.2006 17:01 • Größe: unbekannt

“Merry Christmas!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Wow, what a year, and what a jammed packed show we have today! Oh, and it’s the last show this year too, so we’ll probably have a 2 week break before tips from the top floor is back. Get in the proper Christmas mood with some gre...
Datum: 24.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 29.3 MB

“The beanbag saves the day!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Get your Cow Beanbag directly from Lee!
Datum: 23.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.9 MB

“I see the light!!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 22.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.7 MB

“You should’ve listened to TFTTF…” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 21.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.3 MB

“BZZZZZZZZT” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Hmm… now what does that electric shock remind me of?!
Datum: 20.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.8 MB

“Come kittykittycat…” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 19.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.5 MB

“The cat, the cat! Try the cat!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 18.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 889.3 KB

“Ever thought of FTR?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 17.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 919.2 KB

“DOF issues?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 16.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 799.4 KB

“No, use a large aperture instead!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 15.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 953.5 KB

“Yoohoo, behind the tree!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 14.12.2006 07:00 • Größe: 1.5 MB

I’ll be working on the wordpress blog, upgrading it to the newest version. Please excuse any strange behaviour that you might see here during that time. Update: *phew* .. 5 hours later and most of the work is done. Wordpress updated to latest version, K2 theme installed (brings come cool new ...
Datum: 13.12.2006 18:29 • Größe: unbekannt

I’ll be working on the wordpress blog, upgrading it to the newest version. Please excuse any strange behaviour that you might see here during that time. Update: *phew* .. 5 hours later and most of the work is done. Wordpress updated to latest version, K2 theme installed (brings come cool new ...
Datum: 13.12.2006 18:29 • Größe: unbekannt

The perfect Christmas present: Get a Cow Beanbag now!. Another question from CC Chapman, a construction site, no announcement(s) yet, and some thoughts about light. “Help, I’m blind!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Links from today’s show: Christmas song featured on today&...
Datum: 13.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 17.5 MB

The perfect Christmas present: Get a Cow Beanbag now!. Another question from CC Chapman, a construction site, no announcement(s) yet, and some thoughts about light. “Help, I’m blind!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Links from today’s show: Christmas song featured on ...
Datum: 13.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 17.5 MB

“ZAPPPP!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 12.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 756 KB

“ZAPPPP!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 12.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 756 KB

Right in time for the holidays, it’s finally here! Those of you who are long time listeners know how cool a beanbag is (and if you don’t, make sure to listen back to TFTTF #7). And now Lee is finally offering Tips from the Top Floor commemorative beanbags, complete with the TFTF logo (...
Datum: 11.12.2006 09:33 • Größe: unbekannt

Right in time for the holidays, it’s finally here! Those of you who are long time listeners know how cool a beanbag is (and if you don’t, make sure to listen back to TFTTF #7). And now Lee is finally offering Tips from the Top Floor commemorative beanbags, complete with the TFTF logo (...
Datum: 11.12.2006 09:33 • Größe: unbekannt

“”Oh, look what I found!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 11.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 804 KB

“”Oh, look what I found!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 11.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 804 KB

“”How ’bout a flash?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 10.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1 MB

“”How ’bout a flash?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 10.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1 MB

“”Underexposed” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 09.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 956 KB

“”Underexposed” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 09.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 956 KB

“How did you learn THAT?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 08.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 932 KB

“How did you learn THAT?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 08.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 932 KB

“D’oh, you need a lens hood!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Links from today’s show: Andrés Fernández Cordón - Illustrator DIM - Digital Image Mover for PC and Mac Cobian Backup - Free program for Windows “If Every Day Were Christmas” - Buy the song for $0.99...
Datum: 07.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 17.3 MB

“D’oh, you need a lens hood!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón Links from today’s show: Andrés Fernández Cordón - Illustrator DIM - Digital Image Mover for PC and Mac Cobian Backup - Free program for Windows “If Every Day Were Christmas” - Buy the song fo...
Datum: 07.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 17.3 MB

“Lens flare?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 06.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1010.4 KB

“Lens flare?” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 06.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1010.4 KB

“Say Cheese!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 05.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 815.2 KB

“Say Cheese!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 05.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 815.2 KB

“Oh look, it’s a camera!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 04.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 908.3 KB

“Oh look, it’s a camera!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 04.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 908.3 KB

“Wonder what’s inside this one…” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 03.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 889.6 KB

“Wonder what’s inside this one…” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 03.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 889.6 KB

“Look, it’s time to open the presents!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 02.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1015 KB

“Look, it’s time to open the presents!” by Andrés Fernández Cordón
Datum: 02.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 1015 KB

Advent Calendars are an old German tradition, and this is a virtual one for all of you out there. Every day from Dec/1 to Dec/24 you’ll find a little photo surprise on this feed. Enjoy! “Happy Family” by Andrés Fernández Cordón ...
Datum: 01.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 6.4 MB

Advent Calendars are an old German tradition, and this is a virtual one for all of you out there. Every day from Dec/1 to Dec/24 you’ll find a little photo surprise on this feed. Enjoy! “Happy Family” by Andrés Fernández Cordón ...
Datum: 01.12.2006 09:00 • Größe: 6.4 MB

Today Jon Miller talks about the film he made about a Mt. Everest expedition and that he has now turned into an amazing video podcast, and we learn from Kavey about how to organize a listener get-together! “Mt. Everest” by Ben Clark (click image for larger version) Show support: Rav...
Datum: 30.11.2006 04:31 • Größe: 28.7 MB

Today Jon Miller talks about the film he made about a Mt. Everest expedition and that he has now turned into an amazing video podcast, and we learn from Kavey about how to organize a listener get-together! “Mt. Everest” by Ben Clark (click image for larger version) Show suppor...
Datum: 29.11.2006 16:31 • Größe: 28.7 MB

What! Only two entries for the contest so far! Don’t forget to enter the contest for a chance to win some homemade cookies and candies. Click the link on the right for more details. -Release Pixie Special thanks to Peter Marquardt for the music for today’s show. [......
Datum: 29.11.2006 02:18 • Größe: 1.3 MB

What! Only two entries for the contest so far! Don’t forget to enter the contest for a chance to win some homemade cookies and candies. Click the link on the right for more details. -Release Pixie Special thanks to Peter Marquardt for the music for today’s show. ...
Datum: 28.11.2006 14:18 • Größe: 1.3 MB

It’s that time of the year where partents give their kids an Advent Calendar all over the world. By the way a tradition originating from Germany. And .. oh well, listen for yourself. Chris PS: If you are a podcaster, please feel free to play this promo on your show!
Datum: 27.11.2006 14:25 • Größe: 1.6 MB

It’s that time of the year where partents give their kids an Advent Calendar all over the world. By the way a tradition originating from Germany. And .. oh well, listen for yourself. Chris PS: If you are a podcaster, please feel free to play this promo on your show!
Datum: 27.11.2006 14:25 • Größe: 1.6 MB

You’re in for an action-packed show today! We’ll discuss more around the question why tfttf has so few female listeners, we’ll talk about get-togethers, we’ll kick off a cool cookie contest, there’s (of course) another question from our friend CC Chapman (about photo dr...
Datum: 22.11.2006 08:55 • Größe: 25.8 MB

Warning, what you’re going to hear will make you want to travel to Germany and join the club! If there’s one thing you could do to improve your photography, what would it be? Buy a new camera? Get better lenses? I don’t think so… Here’s a 2 minute promo for the upcomi...
Datum: 15.11.2006 18:13 • Größe: 2.1 MB

Warning, what you’re going to hear will make you want to travel to Germany and join the club! If there’s one thing you could do to improve your photography, what would it be? Buy a new camera? Get better lenses? I don’t think so… Here’s a 2 minute promo for the upco...
Datum: 15.11.2006 18:13 • Größe: 2.1 MB

Find out why assignments are good for you and then participate in one, hear about what else is going on in Chris’ podcasting world, help us find out why there are hardly any female photographers listening to tfttf, hear CC Chapman find out about lens caps and last but not least listen in to fi...
Datum: 15.11.2006 13:11 • Größe: 16.4 MB

Everything is new on today’s show! Tips from the top floor has an all new forum with new looks, better use of screen space and higher spam protection! We have a new assignment! There’s a new newbie question from CC Chapman! And last but not least, a new Usless Fact of the Day! “...
Datum: 09.11.2006 01:01 • Größe: 29.1 MB

Everything is new on today’s show! Tips from the top floor has an all new forum with new looks, better use of screen space and higher spam protection! We have a new assignment! There’s a new newbie question from CC Chapman! And last but not least, a new Usless Fact of the Day! R...
Datum: 08.11.2006 13:01 • Größe: 29.1 MB

Yeeeeeeeeeeeey, the new Tips from the Top Floor Digital Photography Workshop is announced. May/27-31/2007 in Tübingen, Southern Germany. Also on today’s show: A new question from CC Chapman. What do all those numbers on your lens mean? “Signs” (click image for larger version) Sho...
Datum: 01.11.2006 02:17 • Größe: 20.8 MB

Yeeeeeeeeeeeey, the new Tips from the Top Floor Digital Photography Workshop is announced. May/27-31/2007 in Tübingen, Southern Germany. Also on today’s show: A new question from CC Chapman. What do all those numbers on your lens mean? “Signs” (click image for larger version) ...
Datum: 31.10.2006 14:17 • Größe: 20.8 MB

Ansel Adams devised the Zone System back in 1940. On today’s show Chris takes it to the test and makes some “minor” adjustments for the digital age. Also on today’s show: A newbie question from CC Chapman and two photography workshop announcements. “MeercatR...
Datum: 25.10.2006 13:19 • Größe: 14.7 MB

Wondering why today’s show is called Rumorgirls.com? Guess you’ll have to listen to find out Also on today’s looooong show: A breakfast sound-seeing from one of the most beautiful landscapes of this planet… of course about landscape photography! “Tuscany Lan...
Datum: 20.10.2006 12:27 • Größe: 30.5 MB

One final show with a special guest host. Today the Release Pixie and the other workshop attendees are running the show. We’ll share some of the things we learned during the workshop, have a useless fact of the day, and show you why you shouldn’t miss Chris’s next workshop. ...
Datum: 16.10.2006 13:20 • Größe: 23.5 MB

Guest host Martin Bailey discusses a strange coincidence, how what appears to be bad luck, is often a blessing in disguise, and some artistic and technical tips on shooting in the moonlight with a real-world example. “Torii by Moonlight” (click image for larger version) Sho...
Datum: 13.10.2006 07:42 • Größe: 17.9 MB

Guest host Ibarionex Perello talks about in camera metering and how global events affect photography. “Hazel’s First Communion” (click image for larger version) Show support: Ravsitar Vote for this show at PodcastAlley.com Enter your email address and click the ...
Datum: 09.10.2006 12:20 • Größe: 19.8 MB

Yey, back from the Expo and lots to tell. Also on today’s show: Chris tells about low-light party portraits. “Learning to Drink” (click image for larger version) Show support: Ravsitar Vote for this show at PodcastAlley.com Enter your email address and click the &#...
Datum: 04.10.2006 12:47 • Größe: 15.4 MB

Special guest Jeff Curto talks about the psychological impact of color, management of color in the computer and the Russian Revolution’s impact on photography. “Liguria, 2003″ (click image for larger version) Show support: Ravsitar It’s a new month and even ...
Datum: 03.10.2006 17:16 • Größe: 13.2 MB

6) Insane?
Scott Fletcher, the announcer voice of Tips from the Top Floor and producer of Podcheck Review mentions my portrait work on his blog Thanks Scott!
Datum: 03.10.2006 10:27 • Größe: unbekannt

5) Insane?
Scott Fletcher, the announcer voice of Tips from the Top Floor and producer of Podcheck Review mentions my portrait work on his blog Thanks Scott!
Datum: 03.10.2006 08:27 • Größe: unbekannt

Here’s a quick update from Chris at the Podcast and Portable Media Expo. You can subscribe to the Expocaster Feed in Itunes buy clicking on the link below.
Datum: 01.10.2006 12:38 • Größe: 2.7 MB

Almost live from the PodcastExpo, Chris talks to Leo Laporte! And guess what.. Leo’s even been to Tübingen before. » Download Video (MP4, 320×240, 19MB) To see more of Chris’ adventures at the PodcatExpo, check out the ExpoCaster web site and subscribe to the ExpoCaster...
Datum: 01.10.2006 11:40 • Größe: 18.7 MB

Thank you all for making this possible!
Datum: 01.10.2006 10:58 • Größe: unbekannt

This is a promo for PodTea For Cancer - make sure to check out their web site and participate in the Skypecast or at least donate something. It’s for a good cause! [...]
Datum: 24.05.2006 22:51 • Größe: 2.2 MB