In this special episode we’ll find out if “having something” is better than “needing something”, we’ll learn what’s so magic about dipping your fingers in chemistry, and you get to listen in while Chris talks to a particle physicist at the Large Hedron Collider project about how to produce dead pixels on your camera sensor.
Today’s episode is about overcoming fears, about doing something you haven’t done before and about repairing a shutter. Chris also does a quick detour into photo history, talking about Prontor and Compur shutters and how they defined a standard that has been part of many cameras and still is even until today: the PC Sync port. Hear Chris and Nick Fancher talk about his new book Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light – they talk about reducing gear, getting visually stunning results from small flash and learning to get more out of the things you already own.
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- Compur Shutter | Camerapedia
- Prontor Shutter | Camerapedia
- Chris’ Compur shutter speeds after the repair
- Win a copy of Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light by Nick Fancher
Get the eBook 1 Hour 1000 Pics – Supercharge your Lightroom Workflow for free. David wonders what shutter modes Chris uses and prompts him to go deep into his reasoning for or against certain modes. Chris will also look into why over- and underexposure are absolutely fine and sometimes even necessary in some of his photography and illustrates his thoughts with several photos, including group shots from previous photo tours and workshops and a couple of example of his street photography from New York. Certain types of photos can really benefit from over- or underexposure.
Street photography is also what today’s guest is known for.
Valerie Jardin is a storyteller, a photographer and just fun to be around. Valerie is known for her street photography and looks for those right moments where stories unfold – just to capture them with her camera.
– Hit The Streets (Valerie’s Podcast)
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- Overexposure example 1: Group Shot Viewfinder Villa
- Overexposure example 2: Group Shot Toronto
- Underexposure example 1: New York Cafe
- Underxposure example 2: 14th Street
- Chris is guest on Valerie Jardin’s podcast and talks about film: Hit The Streets 07: Why Film? With Chris Marquardt