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Episode 032 – I’m Really A Catch

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We’ve got some great topics ready for you in this episode. Our first story comes from a Petapixel article covering a wonderful video by Jamie Windsor. In Jamie’s video, he ties an interesting study called the Dunning-Gruger effect to the mentality of when bad photographers think they’re good. What’s wonderful is the way that Jamie approaches the subject and it …

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Episode 031 – Mobile Killed the dSLR Star

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Greetings, friends, and welcome to a new episode! It seems that several times a year, some new app or accessory comes out and makes us think whether mobile photography could actually be a viable alternative or—gasp—replacement for traditional cameras. Mobile phone manufacturers certainly are spending millions upon millions of dollars in R&D and design all centered on that tiny camera …

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Episode 030 – Tuning Into Static

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Let’s be honest with each other. A lot of what we call social media today has more to do with static than signal and it seems that it’s harder than ever for photographers who are working to “make it” online. Being a great photographer barely takes care of the cover charge to get into the club. Now, you’ve got a performance charge …

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Episode 029 – At a Camera Crossroad

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Episode 29 is coming at ya and we’re talking about two hot-button topics: gear and piracy. Our first story has to do with the ongoing debate as to whether the days of the dSLR camera are numbered. After seeing mirrorless camera companies like Sony and Fuji dominate sales and aggressively release powerful and capable cameras, it’s hard not to think that …

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Episode 028 – Mind the Bunny Ears

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Have you ever read a story about some of the “not-so-smart” things that photographers have done and just shake your head incredulously? So have we! And that’s what today’s episode is all about. We’re covering two stories about photographers who may not have exercised good judgment in one way or another and what the response has been as a result. …

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Episode 027 – The Best Social is True Social

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There’s another social network making waves and you may have heard about it. The darling platform of late is called Vero and there has been a recent influx of photographers moving over for the prospect of no ads and no algorithms. Vero claims that their business model will be built atop a subscription fee (beyond the first million users, who …

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Episode 026 – A Jack of All Trades and Master of None

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We’re thrilled to welcome our next guest to the show. If you’ve ever had your jaw hit the ground after seeing some particularly stunning macro photos of snowflakes, odds are they were taken by Don Komarechka. Don is the consummate photographer, equally passionate about the art of photography as much as the science behind it. And, Don is the perfect person …

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Episode 025 – Welcome to the First Quarter Quell

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Welcome to Episode 25, everyone! That’s probably 24 more episodes in the can than both hosts expected, but who’s counting? The stories covered in this episode share the theme of branding and how some photographers choose to market their brands. Our first story involves a photographer whose brand is used to limelight and controversy. We’re talking, of course, about Peter …

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Episode 024 – You Can Go Liquify This

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Welcome back, friends! The past few years have been brought about an important and thoughtful need for change around accepting people for who they are and as they are. Messages about the importance of body-positivity can be seen spreading everywhere, and today’s girls and young women need to hear it more than ever. We continue to see onslaughts of preened …

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Episode 023 – These Go To 11

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For those about to rock, we salute you. That is, of course, you plan on rocking out at a Jack White concert with your mobile device. In that case, you’re out of luck. More and more, musicians are clamping down on the prolific use of smartphones at live events. Concertgoers who wish to nab some photos or a quick video …