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There’s a new book on the block. The Film Photography Handbook is out as an ebook! Chris talks about DIY in photography, about binging on podcasts, JPGs that are too dark and the difference between DSLRs, mirrorless cameras and the good old rangefinder with its unparalleled overview of scenes to shoot.

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Photo tours with Chris Marquardt:
» Jan 2018: Ladakh: Chadar Trek
» Aug 2018: Ireland: Giant's Causeway
» Sep 2018: Lofoten Fantastic Fjords
» Oct 2018: Morocco
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The Date & Time On My Camera Don’t Matter

Okay, let me admit it right at the beginning:

I never set the clock on my camera.

There. I said it.

Daylight Saving Time Defused

Germany has just switched to daylight saving time and like Groundhog Day, there is yet again a flurry of Tweets, blog posts, Facebook posts and YouTube videos reminding you to set the clock in your camera. Twice a year. Again and again. Ad nauseum.

Add some travel into the mix and, unless your camera has a fancy GPS and sets its own time, the repeated clock setting starts to become a real chore.

But you know, to be honest, I’ve had the clock in my cameras set to the wrong time for over a year. Not because I’m lazy (well, okay, there’s a little bit of that) but also because I keep forgetting. I travel to a different time zone, I meet with other photographers, daylight saving time just descends upon me, I’m distracted, I simply forget to change the time and date on my cameras.
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tfttf530 – Is the DSLR on its way out?

mill2In 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.

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