868 Never Touch a Photo Again

Which would you prefer? A manual workflow that requires you to deal with your photos every day, or the fully automated version that will automagically surface only your best photos to you? On this episode Chris looks at automated photo management compared to manual photo management, two very different approaches that both have their right and reason to exist. But which one is more of a curse and which one is more of a blessing? Listen in to find out.

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    867 Camouflage Pets

    Chris talks about black pets, brindle dogs, how perspective will change background and light. Also: confusing Lightroom photo imports and what to do about them.

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    866 Tiny Biggest Mountain

    Chris looks at shooting directly on photo paper. Mt. Everest is too small on a photo and the May Slack challenge is over: it’s the big reveal of the photos that Chris has chosen to talk about.

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    865 Agree or Disagree

    Today Colin from Scotland has a Tilt/Shift question and Darren disagrees with what Chris said on the last episode and Chris agrees that Darren is correct in disagreeing but in the end Chris think we all agree.. it’s a little complicated.

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    864 DAM It’s Hot

    Chris has a few announcements: 1) YOU could become the next big podcast star! 2) There are two new spectacular photo tours on discoverthetopfloor.com now: Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon and Ethiopia’s Tribes in the Omo Valley. Also Bernie has questions about his project to organize and find photos of hundreds of thousands of ancient Irish grave records.

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    863 The Auto Button

    Florin wonders if automating the tone editing of your photos is worth doing it or if you’re better off doing it manually. Chris takes the opportunity to talk you through parts of his photo editing workflow. Don’t miss the companion video to this episode that illustrate some of the points.

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    862 A Million Cameras a Month

    Chris takes a closer look at the future of print. Print in magazines. Print in advertising. Print in books.. and of course print in photography. He also discusses the dramatic drop in mirrorless camera sales despite cameras featuring the most advanced tech ever.

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    861 Get Out and Get Low

    It’s time to review some of the listeners’ greatest photos. It’s slack challenge time and Chris will look at three selected pictures that say “isolated subject”. He also presents the new Slack Challenge. Woody has a question about shooting through a mirror.

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    860 Cracking Explore

    Chris recently had a photo in Flickr Explore that got quite some attention. He takes a closer look at what it takes to get your photos noticed onto the prestigious Flickr Explore gallery. Al is red/green blind and he asks for tools to help him get the colors right.

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    859 Drone Ship (Repost)

    (Repost due to a publishing issue) Chris takes you through the dangers and rewards of flying a drone on a moving platform in the ocean, aka, a ship. Joe wants to know how reciprocity failure will influence his pinhole photography and Chris explains what it is and how it is linked to exposure time.

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