TWiT Photo (Video-HI)

TWiT Photo (Video-HI)

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Professional photographer Catherine Hall and overenthusiastic amateur Leo Laporte chat with some of the world's leading and most inspirational image-makers. Learn tips from acclaimed pros, as they impart their knowledge of making arresting images through personal anecdotes, real world experience, and a discussion of their favorite toys. The show educates, inspires and empowers photographers of all levels. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

Episodes

TWiT Photo 66: Pixel Perfect Elevendy  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Wil and Dave of Elevendy.com returns with amazing creative tips of rotting pears, maintaining a skin library, and shopping for props like knives and swords.

Guest: Wil Wells and Dave Cox of elevendy.com

Links

Wil Well's Twitter @wilwells

Dave Cox's Twitter @davecox

elevendy.com

elevendy's 404 page: elevendy.com/unicorns

Follow Catherine's new Photography Unfiltered show at Photography-Unfiltered.com

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time:: 1:00:44

TWiT Photo 65: Landscape Photographer Michael Frye  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Guide to be in the right place at the right time for landscape photography, tripods, night shots, and more.

Guest: Michael Frye.

Links

michaelfrye.com

The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite iOS app

The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite Book

Michael Frye Workshops

Michael Frye Google+

Photography Unfiltered with Catherine Hall

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 01:06:38

TWiT Photo 64: HDR Vertorama Klaus Hermann  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Tips for shooting fireworks, learn how to create your own HDR Vertoramas, and more.

Guest: Dirk Heindoerfer, and Klaus Hermann.

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Klaus's Shooting Tips

1) Shooting: Practice shooting HDR hand?held -it will extend your photo opportunities immensely!

2) Tone?mapping: Don't go to extremes - moderation is key!

3) Post?processing: Your HDR software takes only the first step-you have to take the remaining nine yourself!

Klaus's Sharing Tips

1) Sharing Photos: Of the 5000 shots you brought home from Eiffel tower, share only one - not all 5000!

2) Sharing your wisdom: What's obvious to you may be amazing to others - so don't be shy and share!

3) Building an audience Stay true to yourself! Don't do things because you think others will like them - do them because you like them!

Building a Photography Website

1) Target audience: Know who your audience is going to be, and build your website for them (not for you)!

2) Technology: Choose the right platform to start with!

3) Overthinking: Start simple and make sure you can expand your site!

Bonus tip

1) Whatever you do, have fun with it!

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 01:35:51

TWiT Photo 63: Architectural Photography Shannon McGrath  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Shannon has honed her practice over the last 12 years, concentrating on architecture and interior design, producing amazing photos used in many international magazines.

Guest: Shannon McGrath

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 01:00:05

TWiT Photo 62: "Stopmotionista" Petra Cross  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

ApertureExpert reviews the 3.3 update, Petra Cross shows how to "stop-motion-ista" style, learn your interests with Prismatic, and more.

Guests: Joseph Linaschke, Petra Cross, and Aria Haghighi

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Petra Cross Website

Stopmotionista

Slovakia Wedding

Prismatic

ApertureExpert

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 56:47

TWiT Photo 61: Natalie "Miss Aniela" Dybisz  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Miss Aniela is a fine art surrealist photographer and author, who uses surrealism to masterfully portray beauty juxtaposed.

Guests: Natalie Dybisz

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Miss Aniela Flickr

Twitter @missaniela

Facebook Miss Aniela

G+ Miss Aniela

Miss Aniela Blog

Self Portrait Photography Book

Creative Portrait Photography Book

Fashion Shoot Experience Workshop

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 58:23

TWiT Photo 60: Hyper-realist Artist, Bert Monroy  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

"I consider myself a Hyper-realist artist. I love to paint. I use the word paint for lack of a better word. My medium is actually light. I have a passion for making things happen on the screen. Finding a new way of doing something and finding a new room in my imagination is what I love about the work." - Bert Monroy

Guests: Bert Monroy

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Bert's Times Square work

Bert appearing on The Screen Savers

Order Bert's prints

Fashion Flair for Portrait and Wedding Photographers

Catherine's Blog

Top Model Release

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:06:10

TWiT Photo 59: Nordic Light Part 2  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Catherine and Leo interview the great photographers at the 2012 Nordic Light festival. This episode features Greg Gorman, Robert Pledge, and Mary Ellen Mark.

Greg Gorman

A American portrait photographer of Hollywood celebrities. His work has been seen in national magazine features and covers.

Robert Pledge

Founded Contact Press Images in New York and has curated major exhibitions worldwide along with serving on prestigious international juries.

Mary Ellen Mark

A American photographer known for her photojournalism, portraiture, and advertising photography.

Guests: Greg Gorman, Robert Pledge, and JMary Ellen Mark.

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:07:38

TWiT Photo 58: Nordic Light Part 1  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Catherine and Leo interviews the great photographers at the 2012 Nordic Light festival. This episode features Morten Krogvold, Bruce Davidson, and James Mollison.

Morten Krogvold

Norwegian photographer know for his portraiture. As a photographer, artist, and teacher, he has published numerous books and held exhibitions.

Bruce Davidson

Bruce has been a member of Magnum photo agency since 1958. Known for his photographs of Harlem, New York City, and Civil Rights movement.

James Mollison

Grew up in England, he moved to Italy to work at Benetton's creative lab after studying Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University. He's known for his work on the great apes which was featured at the Natural history Museum.

Guests: Morten Krogvold, Bruce Davidson, James Mollison

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:13:47

TWiT Photo 57: Catherine Chalmers  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Catherine Chalmers studio is full of roaches, praying mantis, mice, and other creepy crawlies. She shows us where nature and culture collide in some disturbing yet stunning photos. Also delve into the life of a Leaf Cutter Ant as seen through Chalmers lipstick camera.

Guests: Catherine Chalmers

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Catherine's Favorite Gear

1) Canon 5D MK II

2) Canon 65mm macro lens and macro twin lights

3) Video: Sony HD Lipstick Camera

LINKS

Chalmer's website. catherinechalmers.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:09:17

TWiT Photo 56: Pioneer Digital Photog Eddie Tapp  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Eddie Tapp is a renown Photoshop Hall of Fame and Canon Explorer of Light photographer. As one of the pioneers of digital photography, Eddie made the switch in 1993. Eddie explains the fundamentals of digital photography and what it means to get it right in the camera. As well as giving us must-know tips on post processing.

Guests: Eddie Tapp

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Eddie's Tips

1) 90% of color correction basics.

2) Get the spots out.

3) Soft focus filter.

Eddie's Favorite Gear

1) Canon 5D MK III

2) Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS

LINKS

Eddie's website. eddietapp.com

Google+ Photographers Conference. gpluspc.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:21:04

TWiT Photo 55: Frederick Van Johnson and Derrick Story  

Hosts:Sarah Lane

Frederick Van Johnson joins us this week with returning guest Derrick Story.

We talk about how social media has changed the creative world of photography.

And find out how learning everything positive and negative about analog photography helped Frederick become the great photographer he is today.

We also hear some stories of Frederick and Derrick from back in the days when they worked together.

Guests: Frederick Van Johnson and Derrick Story

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Frederick's Tips

1) Define (and refine) your goals.

2) Use the right tools. (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube)

3) Build a schedule, then test... rinse & repeat.

Frederick's Favorite Gears

1) Nikon D7000

2) Gymbi tripod case for iPhone 4

LINKS

Frederick's website. frederickvan.com
Frederick's twitter. twitter.com/frederickvan

This Week in Photo. thisweekinphoto.com

Derrick's website. thedigitalstory.com

Derrick's twitter. twitter.com/derrick_story

Google+ Photographers Conference. gpluspc.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:12:02

TWiT Photo 54: Doug Kaye  

Hosts:Sarah Lane and Trey Ratcliff

Doug Kaye joins us this week and show us his unique perspective into the world of photography. With his analytical eye, he shows us how to be technical as well as creative when practicing photography.

Guest: Doug Kaye

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

Doug's Tips

1) Buy (and sell) used gears.

2) Find and join local photo club.

3) Get into printing your images.

LINKS

Doug's website. dougkaye.com

Doug's twitter. twitter.com/dougkaye

Google+ Photographers Conference. gpluspc.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:11:43

TWiT Photo 52: NYC Top Photo Agent Frank Meo  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

How to know if you need an agent and tips on selecting the right one for you.

Portfolio tips, misconceptions demystified of what an agent brings, and the bottom line of what it costs.

We also take a look at Frank's book, Mind Prints, a book of visuals with no imagery.

* Bonus: Bruce Eisenberg shares his experience with working with an agent and live in-studio demo for creating soft dramatic lighting.

Guest: Frank Meo

Bonus Guest: Bruce Eisenberg

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Frank's book. frankmeo.com

Bruce's website. bruceeisenberg.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Submit your guest photographer at twitphoto.feedbackroad.com

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 54:14

TWiT Photo 51: Celeb Photog Michael Grecco  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

The master of Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait enlightens us with in-studio demo that rebels against the traditional 3-light setup.

Watch Leo get tripped up on Who's Who of Grecco's portfolio and hear behind the scenes stories of images of Hollywood's elite including: Steve Martin, Lucy Liu, and Martin Scorsese.

* Bonus: Photoshop Expert Dave Cross shares tips regarding the under-discussed new sick features of Photoshop 6 beta.

Guest: Michael Grecco

Bonus Guest: Dave Cross

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Michael Grecco's Twitter @michaelgrecco

Michael's blog: michaelgrecco.com/blog

Michael's book: michaelgrecco.com/store

Michael's Facebook: facebook.com/michaelgreccophotography

Michael's Youtube: youtube.com/michaelgrecco

Dave Cross's website dcross.com

The Photoshop Quiz Game

Dave Cross's Twitter @davecross

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:07:50

TWiT Photo 50: Photography meets 3D Animation with Elevendy  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Is it photography or 3D animation? A common question for creative masterminds, Dave Cox and Wil Wells, of Elevendy. Disregarding the mantra "get it right in camera" this creative production house makes their own rules. Learn the importance of planning, how to hide discreet meaningful messages in your images (including star wars characters), and how to get a client buy-in for off the wall concepts. The dynamic duo will also reveal the process of their Addy winning Sacramento Kings "Defend Your Honor" campaign.

** Bonus - In-studio shoot with both "C-Sharp" and Leo. See the concept drawing and shoot in action. Final result to be revealed in future episode!

Guest: Wil Wells and Dave Cox of elevendy.com

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Wil Well's Twitter @wilwells

Dave Cox's Twitter @davecox

elevendy.com

elevendy's 404 page: elevendy.com/unicorns

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 57:51

TWiT Photo 49: Peter Krogh  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

A photographer for more than 3 decades, Peter Krogh is an expert in Digital Asset Management and he reveals the importance of correctly archiving your image collection for both amateurs and pros.

Gain insights from the master of digital workflow and don't miss the *bonus* Lightroom demo where Peter walks us through his process while teaching us quick and dirty tricks to make your images pop!

Guest: Peter Krogh

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Peter's website: peterkrogh.com

Peter's Twitter @peterkrogh

theDAMbook.com

Shutha.org

dpBestflow.org

DAMuseful.com

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:04:58

TWiT Photo 48: Pulitzer Prize team winning Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

View Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes's astonishing portfolio as he shares insights on how he often carries & triggers 25+ cameras, how he went from LAW school to one of SI's Top Shooters, and why preparation & storyboarding are key. Winner of the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award his clients include everyone from Nike to Apple and his editorial work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world.

Guest: Bill Frakes

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Bill's website: billfrakes.com

Bill's Twitter @billfrakes

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:09:32

TWiT Photo 47: Travel Blogger Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere  

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Ever wish that you can just take off and go on a round-the-world tour? That's what Gary Arndt did in March 2007, and he's been to 114 countries and territories, and still counting. The multi-award-winning blogger showcases his photography and journey on his travel blog, Everything Everywhere. Time magazine named his blog one of the top 25 blogs in the world. Taking a break from swimming with whale sharks in Australia and spelunking in Borneo, Gary joins us in the studio and shares stories about playing photojournalist in the midst of a political protest in Bangkok, how looking like a professional photographer can get you places, and tips on how to pursue your wanderlust and the most efficient ways to do travel photography

Guest: Gary Arndt

Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free.

LINKS

Gary's website

Gary's Twitter

Gary's Facebook

Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here.

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo.

Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.

Running time: 1:12:03

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