Chris declares you all makers on this episode. Another Chris has some old film in the fridge. Find out what bokeh and double-act comedy have in common and learn about the connection between Star Wars and Donegal in Ireland. Dave has a question regarding printing and there’s a new slack photo challenge for all you TFTTF Cyberspace Slackers.
Chris talks about MakerFaire and Arduino in the context of photography. Dan has a question on high-speed sync flash and how it would work on his Pentax in a sports photography situation. Troy wonders if variable ND filters are any good and Jeremy has a question regarding picture style settings in your camera. We’ll also listen in on a wonderful discussion between Magnum photographers Martin Parr and Bruce Gilden.
A great tip by Dave on how to save tons of time when shooting at night. A few thoughts on Tripods by Chris based on Brian’s question. An interview with Broui Wang, the founder of Polarr.co. Phil has a question of getting his first roll of film developed and wants some tips on shooting candid shots of a group of people.
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Bruce has problems shooting in the forest and Chris has a few recommendations on how to tackle these kinds of photos. Elie is concerned with the resolution when scanning his medium format negatives and Chris does some simple math to find out that you could print them at billboard size. Sina proposes something that’s slightly counter-intuitive: fail more to become better at photography.
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David has some great points about muscle memory and how resetting your camera after you used it will make you a faster photographer. Robert wonders how he should manage and rename the photo files on his hard drive. Brad wants to know how old the light on the top of the frame is compared to the light on the bottom of the frame and Charles has read about a strange beast called the “Technical Camera” and Chris sheds some light on what it is, who uses it and how it works.
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