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The Art of Photography is your lens into the world of making images. Every Sunday, Ted Forbes produces new episodes on diverse topics such as techniques, composition, philosophy, craft, digital photography, film, darkroom techniques and more. If you are a photographer, this is the show for you.

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The Art of Photography is your lens into the world of making images. Every Sunday, Ted Forbes produces new episodes on diverse topics such as techniques, composition, philosophy, craft, digital photography, film, darkroom techniques and more. If you are a photographer, this is the show for you.

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Two Sides

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Ted addresses both the art and the technology sides of Photography so well!

Love the Photo Assignments

By C.Salo - Jun 02 2017
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I look forward to seeing what the community submits.

iTunes Ratings

657 Ratings
Average Ratings
479
72
34
29
43

Two Sides

By TPorter2 - Feb 17 2019
Read more
Ted addresses both the art and the technology sides of Photography so well!

Love the Photo Assignments

By C.Salo - Jun 02 2017
Read more
I look forward to seeing what the community submits.
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The Art of Photography

Latest release on May 30, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Why every photographer needs an ND filter

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Neutral Density filters are extremely useful in video and still photography applications when you want to control light and use lower shutter speeds.

Check out Blackstone filters at http://www.winecountry.camera/
You can get 15% off of anything in the store by using offer code AOP on checkout.

Typically in video you will get the best motion estimation by using a 180 degree shutter. This is double the frame-rate of your video clip. In still photography and landscapes you want to be able to capture motion of things like clouds or water for a dramatic effect.

All ND filters are not created equal. Color casts are a huge problem as are distortions from glass inconsistencies. I use only Blackstone filters for this reason.

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Oct 18 2018

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Rank #2: This Got Personal

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The Q&A session got a little personal today but I did enjoy it. Rarely do I talk about my own work or my influences, but you ask I answer. Lets get to it!

Jan 28 2017

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Rank #3: $63,000 CAMERA :: What do the images look like?

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The Phase One XF is the most high-end camera system you can buy. I recently had a chance to use this setup with the IQ3 monochrome back. I was told this back is the first one in the US so I was pretty excited.

This camera setup is a game changer. The Phase One IQ3 Monochrome back is one of the most exciting things to happen in camera design in the age of digital photography. The sensor weighs in at a cool 101 Megapixels and its designed to capture light past the visual spectrum. When you understand how to shape this using filters you have one of the most advanced, digital monochrome cameras ever made. The results are stunning.

Special Thanks to Digital Transitions for loaning me the camera and to Rod Clark who makes the best filter system on the market for setting it all up! Check them out here:

Digital Transitions https://digitaltransitions.com/
Wine Country Camera http://www.winecountry.camera/

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Nov 01 2017

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Rank #4: How to get EPIC PHOTOS with Chris Hau and Stan Moniz

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Spent the weekend photographing landscapes and astro with the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master with Chris Hau and Stan Moniz!

I was honored to get invited to do this Sony trip and work with some amazingly talented people. Saw some old friends and also met some YouTuber's I'd not met before. We all had an amazing opportunity to use this lens in a variety of situations. I've never shot astrophotography until this trip and it was absolutely addicting!

Featuring in order of appearance:

Stan Moniz https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCthsmh56Kag8qnslXD4vd6g
Chris Hau https://www.youtube.com/user/thechrishau
Raymond and Leigh from Snapchick https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSnapChick
Jason Vong and Vivienne Lee https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBG4ZzTTBVg23yVdQhztnfQ

Get the Sony 24mm f/1.4 at B&H https://goo.gl/HjL1Kc

Check out my other videos:
• Astrophotography and the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master Lens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51X-JW024nU
• Sony Sensor Hack - Seeing Light Differently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9CUUhJ_i_A
• Why Sony Is Killing It Right Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hYMgDT_iAI
• World Cup Lens Of the Future :: Sony 400mm f/2.8 G Master

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

On my channel you will find videos about photography, cinematography, post processing tutorials for Capture One, Lightroom and Photoshop, photo assignments that YOU can participate in, the Artist Series and of course me vlogging about my personal life. The Artist Series is an ongoing set of videos I produce as documentaries on living photographers. I am extremely passionate about photography and video and my goal in making these videos is to share my passion and enthusiasm with you! Don’t forget to subscribe and make sure to hit the like button and share this video if you enjoyed it!

* PixelShift Studio and Sony were kind enough to invite me on this trip and they paid for my flight and accommodations. No financial transaction was made and the opinions here are my own.

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
2830 S. Hulen, Studio 133
Fort Worth, TX 76109
US of A

Dec 14 2018

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Rank #5: Bokeh

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Apple announced 3 new phones today - the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and the iPhone XR.

There doesn't seem to be any upgrades to the cameras in these phones, but what actually impressed me is the processing power. Apple has introduced the new A12 Bionic sensor with the next-generation Neural Engine. There is a 50% graphics boost, 15% performance core boost, and 50% lower power usage. Apple is now claiming 5 trillion calculations per second. This is going to make things really interesting if we can get past portrait mode and see what 3rd parties such as Adobe will do. Lightroom Mobile is getting closer to what the desktop version can do and this performance boost is a big game changer.

Also noteworthy is the new Super Retina display, advanced facial recognition, depth control and of course… lots of bokeh.

Watch the video to…
• Watch Phil Schiller talk about Bokeh
• Understand deeper pixels
• Be tempted to buy a new phone
• See how lenses are much like cheese

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Sep 12 2018

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Rank #6: FujiFilm X-T2 :: Design Which Blows Every Other Camera Away

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Fujifilm has designed a photography gem with the Fujifilm X-T2. The feature I’m most impressed by is the way they have considered the user experience of photographers in the design. The Fujifilm X-t2 is one of the most intuitive mirrorless cameras I’ve used and I think its an example for all camera manufacturers to learn from.

This video is sponsored by Squarespace
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Music from Epidemic Sound: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Jun 07 2017

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Rank #7: I Have To Get This Off My Chest

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There’s something that’s bothering me about the online photography community that I want to get off my chest. I know I can’t control how people behave but I think this is worth opening a discussion about.

Don’t feed the trolls.

Feb 24 2017

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Rank #8: The WIDEST lens Hasselblad has produced to date :: Hasselblad 21mm f/4 review

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The Hasselblad 21mm f/4 is the widest lens Hasselblad has produced to date. The closest focal range this would come close to would be the Fujifilm 23mm GFX.

This lens has a full frame equivalent to about 17mm - it is wide. Its also extremely impressive in terms of performance. This is a difficult lens to design within the limitations of portability, price, and fitting in with the rest of the system. The engineers at Hasselblad have done a brilliant job with this lens.

Its very much a technical lens with incredible distortion control and edge to edge sharpness. The 21mm f/4 is perfect for architectural photography - particularly interiors and tight spaces that can be challenging to photograph.

The lens features 13 elements in 9 groups, 2 aspherical elements, an aperture range of f/4 to f/32, central lens shutter with up to 1/2000 sec flash sync, internal focusing with manual focus override and a front filter threading of 77mm.

Hasselblad were kind enough to loan me one from the first production run for a week to test.

You can get one at B&H: https://goo.gl/pecEtJ

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Music from Epidemic Sound: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Jun 15 2018

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Rank #9: Why Sony is absolutely KILLING it right now

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Love them or hate them, Sony has come to a point with their alpha series mirrorless camera lineup where they are dominating the mirrorless market. So much so that Nikon and Canon are aggressively designing mirrorless systems of their own.

As someone who's had faith in Sony since the early days of e-mount, I want to share a few thoughts on what differentiates a mirrorless camera from a traditional DSLR. It goes way beyond the fact that the mirror is gone so the camera can be smaller. Its a system-wide approach and I think this will shed a little bit of light on what Canon and Nikon are facing putting together their own systems.

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Jul 27 2018

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Rank #10: The Most Important Lesson In Photography

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I got a letter this week from Erin who is 14 and wants to pursue a career in photography and film making. She asked me what is the most important lesson that I have learned as a photographer.

Feb 22 2017

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Rank #11: Photo Assignments :: Red

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This week’s photo assignment is simply called RED – there are some amazing photos here.

Music from Epidemic Sound: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Mar 29 2017

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Rank #12: Is this the CAMERA of the Future?

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After being on the wait list for the last 2 years, Light finally sent me the Light L16. Is this the camera of the future?

The Ababilis Responder Jacket (the Deeper Pixels jacket)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1306918721/responder-tactical-outerwear-guaranteed-for-life?ref=86l28a

Check out the Dears https://www.thedears.org
Also on Spotify, iTunes etc

Music from Epidemic Sound: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Dec 22 2017

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Rank #13: Why Gear Does Not Matter

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Are photos from a DSLR better than photos from an iPhone? Is 35mm better than large format? Does any of this matter?

Cameras don’t make pictures, people do.

Lets talk about why your gear does NOT matter.

Mar 18 2017

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Rank #14: Photo Assignment 7 :: Motion

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Photo Assignment #7 :: How To Use Motion in Photography

Understanding how to use motion in photography can give your images more energy and dimension.

Here are 5 examples of various ways you can use various techniques to show motion in photography.

Music from Epidemic Sound: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr
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May 15 2017

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Rank #15: Kelby Worldwide Photowalk :: Dallas Edition

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I was asked to be the guest walker this weekend for the Dallas arm of the 2015 Scott Kelby Photowalk. We started at West End and took the Dart Rail to wind up in Deep Ellum.

Check out the group's photographs on Flickr:
https://www.flickr.com/groups/wwpw_dallas2015/

Special thanks to my friend Brian Anderson for putting this together.

Follow Brian:
Website http://www.byaphotography.com/
Twitter https://twitter.com/BrianYAnderson
Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/78950393@N02/

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Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
3100 Main St #135
Dallas, Texas 75226

Thanks for watching - if you like this video, remember to share it with your friends!

My name is Ted Forbes and I make videos about photography. I’ve been making photographs most of my life and I have a tremendously deep passion for photography that I want to share with you on YouTube.

The Art of Photography is my channel and I produce photography videos to provide a 360 degree look into the world of making images. We all want to get better so lets do this together!

I make videos covering famous photographers, photography techniques, composition, the history of photography and much more.

I also have a strong community of photographers who watch the show and we frequently do social media challenges for photographers to submit their own work. I feature the best and most interesting on the show when we do these so come check it out and get involved!

Oct 06 2015

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Rank #16: LIGHTROOM PRESETS :: Get INCREDIBLE looking images!!

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NEW Ted Forbes Preset Pack 01 for Adobe Lightroom! http://theartofphotography.tv/presets

These presets are designed to work in Adobe Lightroom Classic, Adobe Lightroom CC and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR).

There are 16 presets and custom color profiles including Instagram Looks, Modern Color, Monochrom and Vintage Color (VC).

Thank you for supporting the channel!
Check out my other videos:
• How to EDIT VIDEO on an IPAD PRO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbYwPAVK_tk
• Your Weekly Photography Inspiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9Cgn0WxYPs
• One of those Art videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puHX6090t1M
• The Ultimate Portrait Lens? Sony 135mm f/1.8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2mLNFmNOT8
• THIS was unexpected! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuNnXUUSj_c

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

On my channel you will find videos about photography, cinematography, post processing tutorials for Capture One, Lightroom and Photoshop, photo assignments that YOU can participate in, the Artist Series and of course me vlogging about my personal life. The Artist Series is an ongoing set of videos I produce as documentaries on living photographers. I am extremely passionate about photography and video and my goal in making these videos is to share my passion and enthusiasm with you! Don’t forget to subscribe and make sure to hit the like button and share this video if you enjoyed it!

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
2830 S. Hulen, Studio 133
Fort Worth, TX 76109
US of A

Mar 22 2019

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Rank #17: Creative Photography vs Technical Photography

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Photography is a mix of many disciplines - it includes a creative component on top of physics, chemistry, electronics and other various sciences.

We live in an age where we have more technology coming out than we actually use. In some ways we are spoiled to this and its made us lazy in the effort that we put into creating images.

So in this video, I'd like to raise a discussion about where the boundary is between the technical and the creative sides of our art. Where is it for you?

Martin Munkacsi book I'm referring to: https://amzn.to/2CJtDyR

Check out my other videos:
• Nobody Cares About Your Photography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4pE-pdhnJw
• Sharper Image Myths https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gomen4HjoiU
• The Most Important Lesson In Photography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDjVoI59kYc
• The Secret To Being A Great Photographer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U--Tn19nYME
• Photography Lesson With John Free https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKIUOX426Dw

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

Jan 24 2019

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Rank #18: Art Vs Drone

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Filmed at Dallas Contemporary :: 2016

Art by Jeff Zilm (Lossless Forms For Picture Plane)
Drone by Ted Forbes

Music by JLin http://amzn.to/1VYtbyY
Samples from the film Mommie Dearest

Recorded with a DJI Phantom 3 Professional - footage in 4k

See Jeff's Work at Dallas Contemporary (Dallas) http://www.dallascontemporary.org/
and at Simon Lee (London) http://www.simonleegallery.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedforbes
Instagram: http://instagram.com/tedforbes
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aop.podcast
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/tedforbes
Website: http://theartofphotography.tv

And get on our mailing list to stay up to date on photography news and the latest episodes:

http://theartofphotography.tv/about/mailing-list/

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
3100 Main St #135
Dallas, Texas 75226

Thanks for watching - if you like this video, remember to share it with your friends!

My name is Ted Forbes and I make videos about photography. I’ve been making photographs most of my life and I have a tremendously deep passion for photography that I want to share with you on YouTube.

The Art of Photography is my channel and I produce photography videos to provide a 360 degree look into the world of making images. We all want to get better so lets do this together!

I make videos covering famous photographers, photography techniques, composition, the history of photography and much more.

I also have a strong community of photographers who watch the show and we frequently do social media challenges for photographers to submit their own work. I feature the best and most interesting on the show when we do these so come check it out and get involved!

Mar 08 2016

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Rank #19: She's Killing It :: Creative Spaces TV

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Check out the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxLwZURX14w

SUBSCRIBE to Sara's Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/saradietschy

BIG shoutout to my friend Sara Dietschy who featured me on her new season of Creative Spaces TV!

Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedforbes
Instagram: http://instagram.com/tedforbes
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aop.podcast
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/tedforbes
Website: http://theartofphotography.tv

And get on our mailing list to stay up to date on photography news and the latest episodes:

http://theartofphotography.tv/about/mailing-list/

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
3100 Main St #135
Dallas, Texas 75226

Thanks for watching - if you like this video, remember to share it with your friends!

My name is Ted Forbes and I make videos about photography. I’ve been making photographs most of my life and I have a tremendously deep passion for photography that I want to share with you on YouTube.

The Art of Photography is my channel and I produce photography videos to provide a 360 degree look into the world of making images. We all want to get better so lets do this together!

I make videos covering famous photographers, photography techniques, composition, the history of photography and much more.

I also have a strong community of photographers who watch the show and we frequently do social media challenges for photographers to submit their own work. I feature the best and most interesting on the show when we do these so come check it out and get involved!

Mar 02 2016

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Rank #20: Minimalism

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This weekend I'm headed to Marfa, TX. Why?

The main reason is Donald Judd. Judd is one of the leading minimilist artists from the 1970's and 1980's. While working in New York City, he started purchasing property in West Texas to display his large scale environmental works. Today, Chinati features works by Judd as well as Dan Flavin, Claes Oldenberg and Robert Irwin.

I'm going to be vlogging my trip over the next few days. But before I do we need to discuss minimalism.

Check out my other videos:
• Your weekly PHOTOGRAPHY INSPIRATION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9Cgn0WxYPs
• Panasonic S1, S1R :: First Impressions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zSAh3t2aks
• Switching to an iPad for PHOTO and VIDEO editing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fRJXJCEIyw
• Fired from Canon! The Instagram Problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQqdw0iNBeo
• My Ultra Wide Angle lens filter system Arrived! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4pA9LgXCkc

Music is from Epidemic Sound. If you need music for your videos, Epidemic is simply the best in the business. Check them out here: https://goo.gl/v5wWKr

On my channel you will find videos about photography, cinematography, post processing tutorials for Capture One, Lightroom and Photoshop, photo assignments that YOU can participate in, the Artist Series and of course me vlogging about my personal life. The Artist Series is an ongoing set of videos I produce as documentaries on living photographers. I am extremely passionate about photography and video and my goal in making these videos is to share my passion and enthusiasm with you! Don’t forget to subscribe and make sure to hit the like button and share this video if you enjoyed it!

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
2830 S. Hulen, Studio 133
Fort Worth, TX 76109
US of A

Feb 04 2019

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