PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR

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Get your questions answered and learn to see, no matter if you shoot digital or on film, if you shoot mirrorless or with a DSLR. You use Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Lightroom? Come in! Lean about exposure, composition, colors and the creative side of photography.

Let's discuss how to avoid reflections in glasses and shadows from glasses in portrait photography. The Tips from the Top Floor Desert Island Challenge: Spend an entire weekend with one focal length, post your best photo on Twitter with Hashtag #tfttfdesertisland and Chris will review some of your shots on one of the next episodes. … Continue reading "810 Desert Island Challenge" The post 810 Desert Island Challenge appeared first on PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM THE TOP FLOOR.

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809 Up Your BW Game Feb. 10, 2018
It’s the BIG TFTTF SLACK CHALLENGE REVIEW .. with a little twist, it’s also on video. Chris also looks into how film converts the color spectrum of light into black and white and how you can ben…
The last piece of Chris’ new mirrorless studio camera puzzle is solved, the English translation for the wide-angle book has started, Daniel has a question on model releases, Chris will come to v…
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In a world where it seems that everything has already been photographed, why bother becoming a photographer at all? Chris tries to find the answer to motivation in photography. Photo: Ricardo…
Happy New Year everybody!! On this episode Chris talks about goals when it comes to presenting your work in public and what they entail. Tom is interested in a sharpening workflow and Chris spills…
804 GEAR GEAR GEAR Dec. 24, 2017
Here’s the GEAR SHOW! Chris answers audience questions. Wayne wonders if Luminar could easily replace Adobe Lightroom. Derrin wants to know if he should be worried about 30 dead pixels on his new c…
Chris looks at three very different methods to select the best photo from several that are equally good: 1) the nerdy method, 2) the work smarter method and 3) the get over it method. What are…
802 Ice Packs Dec. 8, 2017
Chris talk about the ice packs on his cheek, he looks at the photos of the November challenge winners (thanks Chris, Cedomil and Roan), Bob wonders about web photo consistency (is there any at…
Let’s look at a philosophy that can help you get your photo projects done, the Cult of Done Manifesto. Daniel needs help with release forms, Tony wonders about camera settings for shooting video a…
Robert tries to take photos with good colors at a camp fire, Raja wonders about what the switch to Full Frame could do to his speedlights. Also Chris introduces his new podcast The Future of…
799 Deep Space Color Nov. 17, 2017
Chris does a quick wrap-up of the latest Bhutan photo tour (hint: it was a wonderful experience all around). He will NOT talk about phalluses this time Dan has a question that prompts Chris to…
In this special episode that was recorded during the 2017 Bhutan photo tour, he talks with Adrain Stock aka Ade of the Sunny 16 podcast who brought two Nikon film SLRs to this tour. Topics include…
797 An Imaginary Color Nov. 3, 2017
Find out the truth about the top floor and nothing but the truth. Marcalia has a question about synchronizing LR catalog & settings between two computers and Robert wonders about what Magenta…
796 Camera Benchmarking Oct. 27, 2017
After Marques Brownlee discussed the DxOMark and its problems on his YouTube channel, Chris takes a critical look at benchmarking in general and also at the DxOMark. Also on the show: Corey cannot…
Little post mixup this morning, we made a mistake and had to re-post the episode. Sorry for the inconvenience. Now that Apple decided to adopt the open HEIF (High Efficiency Image File Format) for…
Find out what unusual place Susan listens to the show at (hint: it has to do with water), Nikolaus asks for a primer on manual exposure and Chris reviews the FOOD challenge. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW…
Jon wonders if the 50/1.8 is a gimmick or if there’s more to it. Allan Attridge of the Two Hosers Podcast returns to the show to discuss a really interesting follow-up question regarding a…
This episode is about a question that many of you have probably asked yourself at one point or another in your photographic learning process. Why do we have to edit our photos? Or do we have to at…
791 For Business and Ego Sept. 22, 2017
Chris and Allan Attridge discuss attribution for photography, how the situation is today and if it’s more about business or more about the photographer’s ego. RECEIVE EMAIL FOR NEW EPI…