847 The Flickr Situation

Flickr is about to change its business model, limiting free subscribers to 1000 photos and doing away with their free 1 TB storage space. Chris looks at how bad the new Flickr situation really is. Frank wants to know what it takes to to a 180 and go into photography for a living and Chris tells about how and why he moved from a job in the computer industry to becoming a full-time podcaster, photographer and traveler.

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tfttf640 – Comfort Is The Wrong Concept

Sun And Mountains - Volume Light

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 more favorites than others?

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» Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway
» Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords
» Oct 2018: Morocco
» Feb 2019: Arctic: Fantastic Fjords Tour 1
» Feb 2019: Arctic: Fantastic Fjords Tour 2
» Jun 2019: Silk Road Kyrgyztan
» Oct 2019: Romaina Fall Colors
» Feb 2020: Lake Baikal, Siberia
» Sep 2020: Ireland, The Wild Atlantic Way
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tfttf639 – Analyzing Flickr Favs

Shoes in Khumbu Valley

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?

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Photo Tours with Chris Marquardt
» Aug 2018: Ireland — Giant's Causeway
» Sep 2018: Norway — Lofoten Fantastic Fjords
» Oct 2018: Morocco
» Feb 2019: Arctic: Fantastic Fjords Tour 1
» Feb 2019: Arctic: Fantastic Fjords Tour 2
» Jun 2019: Silk Road Kyrgyztan
» Oct 2019: Romaina Fall Colors
» Feb 2020: Lake Baikal, Siberia
» Sep 2020: Ireland, The Wild Atlantic Way
» all photo tours