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PPN - Photo Podcast Network is your source of photography inspiration, education, information, and entertainment.Each month we cover inspiration, technique, mirrorless photography, Q&A, gear, and other photography-related topics - all in one feed.PPN is run by experienced photographers:Marco Larousse (founder, chief editor, producer and show host)Scott Bourne (founder and show host)You can get more information at www.PPN.fmThank you for subscribing and listening! :)

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PPN - Photo Podcast Network is your source of photography inspiration, education, information, and entertainment.Each month we cover inspiration, technique, mirrorless photography, Q&A, gear, and other photography-related topics - all in one feed.PPN is run by experienced photographers:Marco Larousse (founder, chief editor, producer and show host)Scott Bourne (founder and show host)You can get more information at www.PPN.fmThank you for subscribing and listening! :)

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Great show

By Bryhudso - Apr 02 2018
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This is a good show! Too bad Scott Bourne bailed. But that is his pattern...in, then out.

An Easy Way to Improve Your Photography

By Wevjnsvunvsr - Dec 12 2017
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I always learn something listening to this show.

iTunes Ratings

63 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
5
2
1
2

Great show

By Bryhudso - Apr 02 2018
Read more
This is a good show! Too bad Scott Bourne bailed. But that is his pattern...in, then out.

An Easy Way to Improve Your Photography

By Wevjnsvunvsr - Dec 12 2017
Read more
I always learn something listening to this show.
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Rank #1: We Shoot Mirrorless #27 | PPN | Talking about new mirrorless cameras with Angela Nicholson

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Marco has invited back his friend, journalist, and reviewer of cameras and photographic equipment Angela Nicholson to talk about the latest news from the world of mirrorless cameras.

This show is sponsored by:

Skylum Luminar - The cutting edge photo editor

http://bit.ly/PPN-Luminar3

and

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

http://bit.ly/STREETOMATIC

Canon has released the EOS M200. The new M200 replaced the M100 entry-level APS-C camera. It still has a 24MP APS-C sensor and a 180° touch LCD. But the new Digic 8 processor is supposed to improve the AF with Dual Pixel AF and eye detection.

Canon EOS M200

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2IWGxxG

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2BmvCc8

Canon PowerShot G5X MK II

The G5 X MK II is a high-end compact camera with a 20MP 1” sensor. It has a fixed 24-120mm f1.8-2.8 zoom lens. But one of its special features is a pop-up EVF and flash.

The touch-LCD tilts up 180° and 90° down and on the video side, the camera shoots 4K/30p and up to 120p in full HD video.

Canon PowerShot G5X MK II

B&H: https://bhpho.to/33Dx6ek

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2MmgfH2

Fuji announced the development of the X-Pro 3. This new iteration of the X-Pro line from Fuji will have a better Hybrid Electronic- and optical viewfinder and it finally gets a tilt-LCD. But as much as Marco has been wanting this feature on the X-Pro line, he has quite some concerns if the way that Fuji implemented it will be very convenient in real-life situations.

Fuji also announced the development of an XF 50mm f1.0 lens. But this lens will come instead of the long-time announced XF 33mm f1.0 lens. Why did they change their mind and was this a good decision?

Marco’s Fuji X-T2 has issues with the weather sealing and the Fuji Cam Remote app continues to have serious issues.

Fuji has also announced an update to the entry-level X-A5 that is now called X-A7.

The camera has a new 24MP APS-C bayer pattern sensor with 8.5 times more phase-detection AF-Pixel than the previous X-A5. The camera has only 4 buttons: A shared drive/trash bin, a replay, a shared Menu/OK, and a display button. Plus an AF-Joystick that helps to operate the camera next to the 3.5” touch LCD. The camera will be available in 4 colors and will hit the stores on October 24th.

Fuji X-A7

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2nYdB0U

Sony introduced the a7R IV. This is a 61MP full-frame camera that also offers a high-res mode with 240MP. The OLED EVF as 5.7 Mio. dot and the 4K video mode does not add a crop to the width of the sensor.

Sony a7R IV

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2BqoYS9

Sony also added the new entry-level a6100 and the flagship a6600 to their APS-C lineup. The a6100 is a stripped-down a6400 with a lower resolution EVF. The new a6600 has IBIS, faster tracking AF and uses bigger Z-type batteries that hold about twice the capacity compared to the smaller W-series that the other a6000 cameras are using.

Sony a6100

B&H: https://bhpho.to/31pU9rm

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/35IAFlj

Sony a6600

B&H: https://bhpho.to/35E6onz

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2OVAb5q

Panasonic has released the Lumix S1H camera. This is the video-centric version for the S1 lineup. The full-frame camera has a dual native ISO sensor with 24MP that allows fro 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording at 4K/60P. Compared to the S1 siblings with one SD and one XQD memory slot, this camera has 2 SD card slots.

Panasonic Lumix S1H

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2qkXbjT

Panasonic Lumix S1

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Ip0pLK

Panasonic Lumix S1R

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2IoT9zJ

Panasonic also added the Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f2.8 lens to the lineup.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/31nSBy7

Mirrorless question of the month:

With the latest smartphone camera improvements does it still make sense to buy a compact camera to always have with you when your big main camera stays at home? And if you favor a compact camera, which one would you recommend?

Question by: Luis, Madrid, Spain

Recommended cameras in the answer:

Sony RX VII

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2J1b1OV

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2oOECnK

Panasonic Lumix LX100 II

B&H: https://bhpho.to/35Hmk8L

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2MppHcM

Canon PowerShot G5X MK II

B&H: https://bhpho.to/33Dx6ek

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2MmgfH2

Canon EOS M200

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2IWGxxG

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2BmvCc8

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

  • We have picked our monthly featured photographer and image from the submitted photos. Our monthly We Shoot Mirrorless feature photo and photographer of the month is: Helen Hooker - Racing into the golden hour. See his image at the bottom of this page.

Links to Angela Nicholson:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AngeNicholson

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/angenicholson/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/angenicholsonmedia/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AngeNicholson

Links to Camera Jabber:

Web: CameraJabber.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/camerajabber

Twitter: https://twitter.com/camerajabber

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/camerajabber/

Links to SheClicks:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sheclicksnet/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sheclicksnet

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sheclicksnet/

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Workshops: https://www.marcolarousse.com/street-photography-workshops/

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com or PPN.fm

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/PPNPhotoPodcastNetwork

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) or Amazon Germany link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H or Amazon without our link.

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or search for “PPN” in your favorite podcast app. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.

Oct 18 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #2: Q&A #20 | PPN | How to improve your photography in 2019

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How to improve your photography and how to choose a photo project in 2019 - are the inspirational PPN listener questions that Marco answers on this episode.

Please submit your photography related questions to us here: http://www.photopodcasts.com/contact.html

This episode is sponsored by:

Skylum Luminar 3 - Supercharge your image editing and organizing

https://bit.ly/2QgVnnC

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

Here are the questions that Marco answers in this episode:

  1. Hi Marco, first of all, Happy New Year and all the best for 2019! I have been listening to Scott and you for many years on different podcasts. But I love how you run and structure PPN. This has become my favorite podcast channel. As a listener for many years, you now have finally convinced me to start a photo project for 2019. But now I’m sitting here all excited but without an idea what kind of topic to choose. Can you help me with some advice on how I can come up with a good personal photo project? I’m an avid amateur photographer but do have some free time for photo projects. Thanks for all the hard work and great shows!

Question from: Willem, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Marco’s “Hamburg Unstaged 2017” street photography project on YouTube: https://youtu.be/qo2YUDUgV5I

  1. Hi Marco, 2019 is the year I want to seriously improve my photography. I do have some basic skills but somehow my photos are boring and I don’t get a lot of encouraging comments or likes for them. I do enjoy the inspiration on the PPN shows, but can you give me some extra homework or inspiration to live and breathe photography in 2019? Thanks!

Question from: Julia from Oakland, California

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

You can download a free trial of Skylum’s Luminar 2018 or Aurora HDR software.

If you decide to buy Skylum’s Luminar or Aurora HDR 2018 software, you can use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” for extra savings at checkout.

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

Jan 09 2019

30mins

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Rank #3: We Shoot Mirrorless #22 | PPN | The new Olympus E-M1X camera - hands on with Chris Eyre-Walker

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Olympus announced the new OM-D E-M1X today, and PPN got early access to the camera. But to give you an in-depth look at the new camera, we’ve invited Olympus Visionary Chris Eyre-Walker who has been using the new camera for about 4 months in different environments and conditions.

This show is sponsored by:

Skylum Luminar3 - The cutting edge photo editor

http://bit.ly/PPN-Luminar3

and

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

http://bit.ly/Streetomatic

  • Marco invited Olympus Visionary Chris Eyre-Walker to this show to share his in-depth experience with the new Olympus E-M1X camera. He is a professional adventure and travel photographer from Belgium. He has traveled with his camera to many exciting places like Faroe Islands, Nicaragua, Cuba, Iceland, and the Alps. And starting in 2017 he expanded his skill set to videography to create adventure films to go along with his adventure photography. He has since created an amazing collection of adventure videos that you should check out in his YouTube channel (click).

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is the new top of the line Pro camera body from Olympus. It shares the same 20.4 MP Live MOS sensor with the E-M1 MK II, but many features have been improved on the E-M1X. Olympus claims that even the sensors noise and quality have been improved due to the addition of a second True Pic VIII processor.

Auto Focus: The Auto Focus has been re-developed and improved. The sensor still has 121 all cross type phase detection points but the AF algorithm has also been upgraded. The AF should jump less between shots even during sequential shootings - especially when tracking subjects that move unpredictably.

The AF performance in low light manages up to -6EV with an f1.2 lens or -4EV with an f2.8 lens.

A new intelligent subject detection AF has been implemented. The AF settings have been developed for Motorsports, Airplanes, and Trains so far.

The camera also has a fully customizable AF group matrix mode. You can customize your AF target to an odd number of points up to 11 vertical and 11 horizontal.

EVF: The EVF has a 0.83x magnification and up to 120fps plus a reaction time of 0.005 seconds. The E-M1 MK II EVF has a 0.74x magnification.

Power: The E-M1X has a built-in battery grip for 2 BLH-1 batteries (same as E-M1 MK II) and finally allows for USB charging. The built-in USB-C charging option allows for 2 hours charging time of both batteries. And you also have the option of USB power delivery if you want to connect power to the camera directly. This can be useful for studio photo- or video shoots.

Image Stabilization: Up to 7-stops in camera or up to 7.5 stops with IS lens (measured with 12-100 PRO lens). The new gyroscope sensor is 5 times more accurate.

This also enables a 50MP high resolution shot handheld!

Live ND mode: This is a computational feature that calculates multiple shots to give you an effect of an up to ND32 filter (that’s 5-stops) 1-5 stops are possible)

In-camera GPS and compass

Video: New adjustable stabilization modes including customizable and more natural IS modes. A new OM-Log look has also been added.

Ergonomics: This camera is big for an m4/3 due to the integrated battery grip. But the ergonomics of this camera has been very well thought of. One example is that it has the exact same layout for the most important function buttons in both, portrait and landscape orientation.

Reliability: Olympus also focused on pro-grade reliability for the E-M1X. It’S IPX1 weather resistance and a new heat management system help to make this camera very reliable in the field in almost all weather conditions. The shutter has been tested to withstand over 400.000 shutter actuations - that’s twice the amount of the E-M1 MK II.

Price: The E-M1X is $3000 or €3000

Check out or order the Olympus OM-D E-M1X at B&H: https://bhpho.to/2CEmWhH

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Marco! We have seen so many new full-frame mirrorless cameras introduced in the past months. Do you think that smaller sensor cameras like m4/3 and APS-C have a future? Especially since smartphones are getting more capable and crop sensor camera bodies are also increasing in size (like Panasonic GH5 & G9, Fuji X-H1 etc). I would love to hear your thoughts on this.

Question by: Tim, Denver, Colorado

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

  • We have picked our monthly featured photographer and image from the submitted photos. Our monthly We Shoot Mirrorless feature photo and photographer of the month is: Tim Vrtiska - Title: Treetop. See his image at the bottom of this page.

Links to Chris Eyre-Walker:

Web: https://chriseyrewalker.com

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwI-I_A76zG6qsQphjXExqA

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chriseyrewalker/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chriseyrewalkerphoto/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisEyreWalker

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Workshops: https://www.marcolarousse.com/street-photography-workshops/

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com or PPN.fm

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.

Jan 24 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #4: More Gear Show #13 | PPN | Shooting Video as a Photographer - with PhotoJoseph

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The More Gear Show topic this month is: Shooting video from a photographer's point of view - with guest host Joseph Linaschke, better known as PhotoJoseph on the internet.

This episode is sponsored by:

Skylum and Luminar 2018 - The most innovative photo editor for Mac and PC.

Use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” for extra savings at checkout.

This More Gear Topic will be about shooting video from a photographer's point of view. Many of us photographers are scared of shooting video because we have grown up to capture the decisive moment in 1/1000s and edit that moment to perfection in the darkroom or nowadays in Lightroom or other photo editing software.

But we also pay good money for all of the latest and greatest video features in our photo cameras, so we might as well start to use them.

And in order to give you very experienced and qualified tips, Marco invited his friend PhotoJoseph who is not only a great guy, a wonderful photographer, an official Panasonic Luminary ambassador, but he is also a pro in regards of recording and editing professional videos.

Gear and techniques discussed in this episode:

  • Setting up your iPhone / smartphone to record good video. How good are smartphones for video and where are the limitations?

  • Recording video with rugged action cams like the new GoPro Hero is quite useful for certain situations, too. And few settings also mean few chances for errors.

GoPro Hero Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2HNFdvd

GoPro Hero B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Hw4MRp

  • 4K, 1080P, 24P, 30P, 60P… What does all this mean in the real world and which one should you choose to get the desired look?

  • How to set up your digital photo camera in order to get good looking video and audio results? What gear is suggested?

Rode VMMICRO - Compact on camera mic:

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2HeBsBX

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2F2QapC

Panasonic GH5

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2Hk5V1C

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2yL4no4

  • Easy backup, storing, and processing of your video files - even on your iPhone - via GNARBOX SSD:

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2HeC1f3

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2vvSc20

  • LumaFusion is the iOS video editing software that Joseph uses on his iPad to process his images on the GNARBOX SSD:

https://luma-touch.com/lumafusion-for-ios/

  • Joseph will speak at the Out Of Chicago Conference this summer. Use the discount code “photojoseph” to save on your registration fee (discount is only available until April 25th!)

Co-Host info for Joseph Linaschke / PhotoJoseph

Joseph’s Website: www.joseph.info

Joseph’s YouTube Channel: youtube.com/photojoseph

Joseph’s Twitter: @PhotoJoseph

Joseph’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/photojoseph

Joseph’s Panasonic LUMIX and GH5 training: http://GH5Training.com

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on:

Website: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Follow PPN here:

Website: http://www.photopodcasts.com/podcasts

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

Apr 22 2018

52mins

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Rank #5: We Shoot Mirrorless #11 | PPN | Fuji X-H1, Panasonic GX9, Lensbaby, DJI Mavic Air, and more

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On this episode #11 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for February 2018, Marco and Scott discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

This show is sponsored by:

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

and

PhotoShelter - Where photographers get work done!

  • Scott tells us what he has been up to and at which photography events he can be seen in the next couple of weeks.

  • We are giving away one COSYSPEED CAMSLINGER Streetomatic + camera bag on this show. Listen to find out who has won it.

  • Fuji announced their new top model camera the X-H1. This camera is a hybrid between a photo and video camera and Marco has received a lot of questions regarding this camera and he’ll give his honest opinion regarding some of the features and changes that Fuji has implemented in this camera.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FnzbjP

  • Olympus has announced the entry-level mirrorless PEN E-PL9 camera.

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2ogogRB

  • Panasonic has announced the compact GX9 camera with a 20MP m4/3 sensor and 90° tilting EVF. This could be a very nice street photography camera.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2CAPlTJ

  • Panasonic has also announced the ZS200/TZ200 which features a 20MP 1” sensor, 5-Axis Image-Stabilization, and a 24-360mm equivalent field of view super zoom lens.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2EHTXxk

  • Lensbaby announced the Burnside 35mm lens with variable vignetting. This lens introduces the Petzval lens features to a relatively wide 35mm f2.8 lens. It is supposed to be bright and sharp in the center with a nice color rendition - while a slider can introduce a variable amount of swirling bokeh and vignetting to the outer area of the frame. The Burnside 35mm is rendered for full-frame DSLR cameras, but it also comes in mirrorless mounts for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Samsung NX mount.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2CBdF7U

  • DJI has announced yet another very desirable drone. The new DJI Mavic Air fits right in between the entry-level Spark and the top compact model Mavic Pro.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FjFFjy

  • Sony has developed a backlit CMOS sensor with global shutter, and Scott and Marco discuss if and how this could change the future of photography.

  • Scott will be at the Skylum booth at WPPI. Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 2018 software.

Link: http://bit.ly/2CzlC2g (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

Mirrorless question of the month:

Dear Marco, dear Scott, As a big fan of your show I know that you are in favor of Fuji (Marco) and Olympus (Scott). Currently, I have the opportunity to test the Olympus om-d e-m1 mark ii for four weeks and I have to say this is a very nice camera. I like it very much. Now I would be very much interested to compare the Olympus with the Fuji X-T2 and I thought this would be a nice topic for your show as you know both cameras very well. I'm not so much interested in specs comparison but rather in daily practice and image quality etc. I would be very grateful if you could cover this topic in one of your next show. Thanks in advance and best regards Helmut (from Munich)

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably.

You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review about our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

For more information on Scott Bourne follow him on Twitter: @ScottBourne

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks on their workflow.

Feb 22 2018

50mins

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Rank #6: We Shoot Mirrorless #2 | PPN | May 10th, 2017

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On this “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast episode, Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

  • Scott returned from a workshop in Arizona and shares some AF tips for bird photography.
  • A bit of feedback from NAB
  • Sony introduces a new flagship mirrorless camera. The a9 is aimed at the pro sports photography market and has some impressive specs, but is that enough to win the pro market? We share our thoughts about it.
  • Sony introduces the new FE 100-400mm f4.5 - 5.6 GM OSS lens.
  • Fuji announced two new lenses for its GFX 50s mirrorless medium format camera. The GF 23mm f4 WR and GF 100mm f2 WR will ship in late June 2017.
  • Fuji also announced a new GF lens roadmap with a GF 45mm f2.8 WR for late 2017 and a telephoto prime as well as a teleconverter for 2018. The GFX will also receive a FW update to improve AF in difficult lighting situations and improve exposure compensation options.
  • Olympus introduced firmware updates for the E-M1 Mark II, E-M5 Mark II and PEN-F as well as some updates for lenses.
  • Panasonic also offers a FW update (v1.1) for the GH5 and introduced the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f2.8-4 ASPH lens.
  • Ricoh showed off a 4K-capable Theta 360° camera at NAB that allows for live streaming as well as a 4-channel mic to record surround audio.
  • Listener Laurence asked which mirrorless camera works best for indoor sports with fast moving action and bad light?
  • We have a We Shoot Mirrorless group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably.

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

Please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review about our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Scott Bourne follow him on Twitter: @ScottBourne

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the Photo Podcast Network show, Scott and Marco will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks on their workflow.

May 15 2017

53mins

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Rank #7: Q&A #24 | PPN |Two primes or one zoom lens, how to fine tune your color workflow, and how to set up your ambient workspace lights?

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Episode summary: When is the right time to choose two prime lenses over one zoom lens? Additional questions regarding a better color management workflow. And how to set up the lighting in your photo editing workspace? These questions are answered in this  PPN Q&A episode #24.

Please submit your photography-related questions to us here: http://www.photopodcasts.com/contact.html

This episode is sponsored by:

Marco Larousse Street Photography Workshop October 25-27, 2019: https://www.marcolarousse.com/street-photography-workshops

Skylum Luminar 3 - Supercharge your image editing and organizing

http://bit.ly/PPN-Luminar3

Here are the questions that Marco answers in this episode:

  1. Hey Marco, just a quick general question: Would you prefer one camera with either a zoom lens or with two prime lenses?

Question from: Marcel, Vienna, Austria

  1. I have a few questions regarding the most recent Photography and Gear Show (#24) with Ross Grieve. (Link-> https://www.photopodcasts.com/podcasts/photography-and-gear-24-ppn-color-management-is-easy-with-ross-grieve

Though I love the results I get with my Colorchecker Passport, I've found it can be a bit cumbersome managing all of the profiles in LightRoom. Does Ross recommend keeping them all, or does he delete some of the more specific or odd ones after he's finished with the images from that shoot? If he does delete them, does he have an easy way to do it? Because all of the tutorials I read online were a bit involved.

He commented that he used the grey/white card part of the Colorchecker and also the part with all the colored squares. But the colored square part has a white square on it. Why do both?

Do either of you have any recommendations for the types of light bulbs and lamps used in the room where you do your post-processing? And where should the lamp be in the room, relative to the monitor?

Also, he commented on doing images on way home from a trip once, which was interesting because the light would continuously change conditions in the car. Did he feel confident in post-processing on the move because he had previously calibrated his device via the color management systems and therefore trusted that the device had it right even if it looked different to his eyes? Thank you so much for your time and expertise.

Questions from: Jennifer, Toledo, Ohio

Gear discussed in this answer:

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Photo:

B&H: https://bhpho.to/30Gou5A

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2LbtVmn

X-Rite ColorMunki Photographer Kit (Standard Display Calibration & ColorChecker):

B&H: https://bhpho.to/30HYjLU

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zqel0L

X-Rite ColorMunki Smile (Very Basic Display Calibration):

B&H: https://bhpho.to/30DEJQY

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2LbjvU1

X-Rite ColorMunki Display (Standard Display Calibration):

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2oKEKkE

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2KZ40zs

X-Rite i1 Display Pro (Display and Projector Calibration):

B&H: https://bhpho.to/30Q24z3

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2PjYdJe

X-Rite i1 Studio Spectrophotometer (Display, Projector, Scanner, and Printer Calibration):

B&H: https://bhpho.to/30JOHAc

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2Zr6EqQ

Philips Hue White Ambiance LED Light Starter Kit

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2nLIkyg

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2oDMhoM

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) or Amazon Germany link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H or Amazon without our link.

Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 3 software:

Link: http://bit.ly/PPN-Luminar3 (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or search for “PPN” in your favorite podcast app. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

Links to Ross Grieve:

Web: http://www.rossgrieve.com

Twitter: @RossGrievePhoto

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rossagrieve/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ross.grieve

Podcast: http://www.talkingshot.co.uk

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com or PPN.fm

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/PPNPhotoPodcastNetwork

Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/ppn-apple-podcasts

Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/PPN-GooglePodcast

Oct 03 2019

32mins

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Rank #8: Camera and Inspiration #11 | PPN | Bill Wadman - Take Portrait. Obsess. Repeat.

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This is episode #11 of the Camera and Inspiration show at “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” for February 2018.

This show is sponsored by:

PhotoShelter - Where photographers get work done!

(use the discount code "PHOTOPODCASTS" at checkout to save 20% on Regular or Pro accounts)

We have drawn the winner of the “PPN January Photography Gift Giveaway” and on this show, the winner gets a license to Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2018 software.

If you were not the lucky winner, you can still get a 14 day free trial of  Aurora HDR 2018. You can download the software here and if you decide to buy it, just use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout to save $10.

  • Marco invites Bill Wadman as a guest for this Camera and Inspiration episode. Bill is an amazing portrait photographer from Brooklyn, NY. His images have been seen on the covers and pages of major publications throughout the world. He considers himself notoriously obsessive and rarely satisfied. His Instagram bio contains the words: Take Portrait. Obsess. Repeat. And he is the co-host of the very popular creativity podcast “On Taking Picture.”

  • Bill picks this month inspirational photographer: Stéphane Lavoué. He is a French portrait photographer who was born in 1976. He has a very honest, artistic, and harsh portrait style. Please check out his work on his website: http://www.stephanelavoue.fr/portraits-3

  • In the main part of this episode, Marco and Bill discuss Bill’s 365 portrait project. Why did he start it? How does he organize it? How has it benefited him? What are the troubles that he encountered in his project and how does he deal with them? What would he recommend to our listeners if they want to start a long time photo project?

  • Marco’s inspirational photo book of the month is called: “Photography by the Letter” - by Jeffery Saddoris.

https://jefferysaddoris.com/photography-by-the-letter/

Here are the links to Bill’s work and social media accounts:

Web: https://www.billwadman.com

Instagram 365 project: https://www.instagram.com/wadman365/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/billwadman/

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/billwadman

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bill.wadman

On Taking Pictures Podcast: http://www.ontakingpictures.com

Dreamscapes Lecture YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7uVsmyk5Cc

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly “Camera and Inspiration” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Marco and usually a guest discuss the essence of photography and how to photograph with more intent. Determining the “why” before the “how” in photography is essential to understanding your subject better and create stronger images. In each episode, they introduce you to an inspirational photographer of the month and also share an inspirational photo book of the month.

Mar 01 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: We Shoot Mirrorless #14 | PPN | Firmware Frenzy, Medium Format Love, and Vacation Cams

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Firmware frenzy, medium format love, and vacation cams are some of the topics that Marco and Scott discuss on episode #14 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for May 2018.

This show is sponsored by:

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

  • SmugMug acquired Flickr and Scott and Marco think that this could be a good thing for the photography community.

  • Marco draws the four winners for the PPN 1st birthday giveaway. 3 cool photo presents are gifted to 3 PPN listeners. These are the prices:

  1. A COSYSPEED CAMSLINGER STREETOMATIC + camera bag.
  2. A copy of Skylum Luminar 2018 image processing software.
  3. A copy of Skylum Aurora HDR 2018 software.

  • Panasonic announced the TS7/FT7 camera. It’s the first rugged compact water- and shockproof camera to have a built-in EVF.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2L1InfT

  • Fuji announced the GF 250mm f4 R LM OIS WR medium format lens. It gives an EFV of around 200mm, focuses via a linear focus motor and its OIS is rated at 5-stop shake reduction, according to Fuji. The minimum focus distance is 1.4m or 55” and it weight 1.4kg or 3.14lb.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2wRqttw

  • Fuji released a 1.4x teleconverter for the new 250mm f4 lens, boosting the FOV to 277mm at f5.6..And they have also released macro extension tubes for the Medium Format GF system. The MCEX-18G WR is 18mm long while the MCEX-45G WR is 45mm. Both are weather sealed.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2wRqttw

Automatic focus bracketing up to 999 frames focus shift. (Stich later)

F-log recording to SD card (previously only possible over HDMI)

1080/120p high speed mode (plays back in Slow Motion)

Improved Phase Detect AF performance reducing the low light focus acquisition from  +0.5EV to -1.0EV,

Flicker reduction (especially indoor sports in fluorescent light)

Enlarged/customizable indicators in viewfinder and LCD

  • The Fuji X-T20 was upgraded to FW version 2.0, The X-E3 to FW version 1.20, the X100F to FW version 2.10, and the X-H1 to FW version 1.02.

Fuji FW update website: http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/fw_table.html

  • Olympus has also released FW updates to some of their OM-D series cameras:

http://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/firm/e1/ .

  • Hasselblad has released the XCD 21mm f4 lens for the X1D camera. It has a 17mm EFV with f4-f32 aperture range.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2rKZR7F

  • Hasselblad also updated the FW and added some features to the X1D camera with FW version 1.21. Some of the new features are:

Interval timer. Exposure bracketing. Shutter speed limit for Auto ISO in P and full Auto mode. AF support for almost all HC/HCD lenses when using the XH lens adapter.

https://www.hasselblad.com/x1d/firmware/

  • Sony released minor FW upgrades for two of their top cameras.

a7R III FW version 1.10 adds Pixel Shift Multi Shooting interval of 0.5sec (1-30 seconds previously). Adds support for bracketing during silent shooting with uncompressed RAW. Adds support for turning of the peaking display level for S-Log shooting and improves the overall stability of camera.

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=ILCE7RM3&template_id=1®ion_id=1&tab=download#/downloadTab

a7 III FW version 1.01 implements bug fixes and improves the overall camera stability.

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=ILCE7M3&template_id=1®ion_id=1&tab=download#/downloadTab

  • Tamron launches 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony e-Mount. The lens was designed with a focus on IQ, compact size, and Silent AF. It weighs 550g or 19.4Oz. The new stepping motor is claimed to be fast, accurate, and silent, and the lens is moisture resistant.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2rMI8wq

  • Casio is pulling out of the digital compact camera market and Marco is going down memory lane as his first ever digital camera was a Casio QV-10.

Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 2018 software:

Link: http://bit.ly/2CzlC2g (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Scott and Marco, I am currently shooting wildlife with a Nikon D500 and D7200, the D500 is everything have always wanted for a wildlife shooting camera. I use mostly a tamron 150-600 lens, however, at the end of the day, my arm is so tired if I do a lot of shooting. I have been seriously thinking about changing to either the oly OM_D Mll or the panasonic G9. From reviews, I have read either camera is a toss up for my needs. The panasonic feels great in the hand. My main question does one brand of lenses work better on the competitors camera than the other? Both brands seem to have good long lenses for wildlife Oh by the way I am from Clearfield, UT. and I have a sony a6500 for street shooting and for doing landscapes. I did try the sony 100-400 on it, and I did not care for that set up. Thanks for your help.

Question by: Mark from Clearfield, Utah, USA.

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

For more information on Scott Bourne follow him on Twitter: @ScottBourne

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.

May 17 2018

49mins

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Rank #10: We Shoot Mirrorless #17 | PPN | XF10, Nikon FF camera, Wide and Tele lenses, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, and more

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Fuji XF10, Nikon FF camera, Wide and Tele lenses, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic are some of the topics that Marco and Mat discuss on episode #17 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for August 2018.

This show is sponsored by:

Portfoliobox.net - Everything you need to create a professional website.

https://bit.ly/2uejoyx

and

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

and

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

https://bit.ly/2ugBHmu

  • Marco invited mirrorless camera expert Mathieu Gasquet (Mat) co-founder of Mirrorlessons.com

  • After testing many mirrorless cameras from different manufacturers, Mat gives his thoughts on the unique qualities and some of the shortcomings of Olympus, Sony, Fuji, and Panasonic cameras.

Mirrorless news of the month:

  • The Fuji XF10 is the newest compact camera from Fuji that seems to replace the now discontinued but highly praised by Marco X70 compact camera from Fuji. But is it a real update from the X70 or did Fuji make two steps back here?

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Ms0FKJ

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2OBHV9a

  • Fujifilm also officially announced the new Fujinon XF 8-16mm f2.8 R LM WR Lens and the XF 200mm f2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto lens. Both lenses, the XF 8-16mm on the wide and the XF 200mm on the tele side can be game changers for professional photographers using the Fuji system.

Fujinon XF 8-16mm f2.8 R LM WR Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2BfYEwU

Fujinon XF 200mm f2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2MnZaNV

  • Fuji added 3 new lenses to their roadmap. The XF16mm f2.8 (expected in 2019), XF 33mm f1.0 (expected in 2020), and XF 16-80mm f4 (expected in 2019).

  • Nikon is teasing the announcement of their full-frame mirrorless camera on August 23rd, 2018. The internet seems to be going crazy in expectation of this camera but is this hype justified or is Nikon late to the game?

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Marco, love the shows. I have a question that you might want to use on the show. I have a Fuji X-T1 and 18mm lens for my cityscape photography as a lightweight kit to take on work trips. However, I’ve always wanted an X100 and now the original ones are getting close to £300 - I’m tempted. So my question is, does the original X100 still have a place in 2018 as a travel and street camera.

Further to this, I was going to use the X100 for my black & white work (which I hear people say the old sensor is better? Or gives a different look?). And I want to use it for my long exposure photos, so autofocus speed isn’t really an issue. Many thanks!

Question by: Ben from England

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

Links to Mathieu Gasquet (Mat):

Web: mirrorlessons.com

Web: mirrorlesscomparison.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mirrorlessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mirrorlessons

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MirrorLessons

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 2018 software: Link: http://bit.ly/2CzlC2g (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.

Aug 16 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #11: Camera and Inspiration #17 | PPN | Stunning landscape photography with Nick Page

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Landscape photography - how to capture amazing images of nature that captivate the viewer - with Nick Page.

This is episode #17 of the Camera and Inspiration show at “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” for August 2018.

This episode is sponsored by:

Portfoliobox.net - Everything you need to create a professional website.

https://bit.ly/2uejoyx

and

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

  • Nick is a pro photographer for sports & concerts and an amazing landscape photographer from Washington State. He also travels the world talking and teaching photography on his workshops. Some of our listeners may already know his online tutorials about landscape photography. And last but not least he is also a fellow podcast host and can be heard on “The Landscape Photography Podcast.”

  • Nick shares his interesting and surprisingly recent career start as a pro photographer and gives great advice on how you can excel at what you do if you spend your time wisely on learning a craft or skill.

  • Chris picked Michael Shainblum as the PPN inspirational photographer of the month. Michael is a truly amazing landscape, timelapse and aerial photographer based in San Francisco. He is an artist and a successful commercial photographer and has worked for clients including Nike, Apple, Google, and Samsung. Check out his stunning timelapse videos and landscape photos on his website:

http://www.shainblumphoto.com

  • In the main part of the show, Nick and Marco discuss how to capture amazing landscape images that captivate the viewer and Nick shares great tips on how to: prepare for a shoot, select a location, chase the weather, frame interesting shots, which focal length to use, and much more.

Here are the links to Nick’s work and social media accounts:

Web: www.nickpagephotography.com

Workshops: http://www.nickpagephotography.com/workshops-tours

YouTube: www.youtube.com/nickpagephotography

Podcast: www.landscapephotographypodcast.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nickpagephotography

Inspirational Photo Book Pick of the Month:

“Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs”

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2w4Vc3j

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2BK09nA

Marco thinks that this is a book that belongs in a photo book collection because Ansel Adams was one of the greatest photographers of all times. But also because it chronologically shows his development as an artist. You can see how over time he looked into photographing different subjects like people, architecture, and plants but he never lost the passion for his nature landscape photos in B&W. And it shows i.e. different interpretations of Half Dome photos over the decades.

The book has  440 pages and weighs 4.4 pounds or about 2kg.

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 2018 software:

Link: http://bit.ly/2CzlC2g (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly “Camera and Inspiration” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Marco and usually a guest discuss the essence of photography and how to photograph with more intent. Determining the “why” before the “how” in photography is essential to understanding your subject better and create stronger images. In each episode, they introduce you to an inspirational photographer of the month and also share an inspirational photo book of the month.

Aug 23 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: Camera and Inspiration #13 | PPN | Jeff Widener - Iconic Tank Man Photographer and more

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Interview with Jeff Widener - Inspiration from the famous “Tank Man” photographer on his famous image, his photojournalism career, and inspirational words for other photographers.

This is episode #13 of the Camera and Inspiration show at “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” for April 2018.

This episode is sponsored by:

Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2018 software - The #1 HDR Software for Mac & Windows

Use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” to save $10 at checkout.

  • This is the 50th podcast episode at PPN and we invited a very special photographer for this episode: Jeff Widener is an American photojournalist who is best known for his famous “Tank Man” image from Beijing in 1989. Time magazine has selected this photo as one of the 100 most influential images of all time.

  • Marco picked Jeff Widener as the PPN inspirational photographer of the month, and Jeff shares the thrilling moments and the many coincidences that led to him taking the famous Tank Man photo and how it has changed his career.

  • But a world famous and powerful iconic image such as “Tank Man“ often reduces a photographer in public perception to that image. And while sometimes struggling with the nimbus of his famous image, Jeff has proven over and over again that he is a very talented photographer with a strong body of work. http://www.jeffwidener.com In this interview he shares what made him want to become a photographer, how he advanced in his career, and some of the funny and interesting experiences that he has made during his work as a photojournalist. https://www.instagram.com/jeff.widener/

Quotes from the interview:

"You don’t just take a picture - you have to feel it."

"I need more chaos in my images..."

"I’ll be 62 in August and I’m still trying to find solutions to problems that have been bugging me about my work for years."

Here are the links to Jeff’s work and social media accounts:

 Web: http://www.jeffwidener.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeff.widener/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JeffSWidener/

Marco’s inspirational photo book of the month is called: “Modern Color” - by Fred Herzog.

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2vTUBDV

Published by Hatje Cantz (approx 320 pages): http://www.hatjecantz.de/fred-herzog-6837-1.html

Fred Herzog is mainly known for his photography in Vancouver where he focused primarily on capturing working-class life. He shot mainly on Kodachrome which marginalized him since most artists shot in B&W in the 1950’s and 1960’s.

But he has and his work has been recognized in recent years and I certainly want to introduce you to his work and his book Modern Color.

Herzog once said: “I wanted to show the world the way it is”

The book mainly consists of beautiful color photographs of the 1950’s to 1970’s and the color is simply stunning If you had never shot Kodachrome and want to get an idea why so many dearly miss it, you will instantly find out after opening this book.

This book should be on the very top of the list because it is a great example for those of you who may think that there is nothing interesting to photograph in your town anymore.

Looking at old images is always interesting, Cars, clothes, houses, no smartphones, but what do you think Fred saw when he stepped out of his door in 1958? It all looked to him like when you step out of your door today.

Study this book and see what caught his attention and convert it into today’s life. You may be amazed at the opportunities that lay before you.

The book covers a lot of different scenes, some that include humans, but if you are not comfortable with photographing humans without asking beforehand, there are plenty of images of cars, houses, posters, and signs that are just stunning.

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly “Camera and Inspiration” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Marco and usually a guest discuss the essence of photography and how to photograph with more intent. Determining the “why” before the “how” in photography is essential to understanding your subject better and create stronger images. In each episode, they introduce you to an inspirational photographer of the month and also share an inspirational photo book of the month.

Apr 30 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #13: Camera and Inspiration #1 | PPN | April 30th, 2017

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On the "Camera and Inspiration" show, Scott and Marco talk about inspiration in photography and try to help you to take your camera out with more intent. On this episode they cover the following topics:

  • A warm welcome to the new "Camera and Inspiration" episode at Photo Podcast Network.
  • Scott picks this month inspirational photographer: Diane Arbus (1923 - 1971) American photographer and photojournalist. She is known as one of the early photographers to focus on "marginalized" people of society. Her "An Aperture Monograph" book is one of the most sold photo books in history. And the movie "Fur" (2006, starring Nicole Kidman) tells a fictional version of her life. Do check Diane's work out, she was a true master and still is an inspiration to today's photographers.
  • Why are we so attached to photography? We talk about the documentary gene that make people want to record their daily lives for future generations - dating back to the cave man.
  • Scott shares some tips to help photographers become better at the craft of photography by following some simple advises that he wished he had known when he started with photography:
  • Pay attention to the background.
  • Know your gear backwards and forwards.
  • Wait on the light.
  • Slow down.
  • Get to know your subject REALLY well.
  • Marco's inspirational photo book of the month is called: MOONFIRE by Norman Mailer and is published by TASCHEN (350 pages ca. US-$ 40 / EUR 30). The book documents the probably single most historic event of the 20th century: The moon landing of Apollo 11 on July 20th, 1969. The book has an amazing image quality for 1969 film photography! It's a well-structured visual documentary of the events that lead to the moon landing.

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :) And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review about our shows on iTunes. For more information on Scott Bourne follow him on Twitter: @ScottBourne For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam ​ About this show: On the monthly "Camera and Inspiration" show, Scott and Marco discussed the art, history and motivation in photography that often gets lost in today’s media rich world. Slow down, look closer and put more intent into photography to increase your creativity and final results. And simply spread the pure love of photography.

Apr 30 2017

47mins

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Rank #14: More Gear Show #17 | PPN | New Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras - our thoughts - with Mathieu Gasquet

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Nikon has finally entered the serious mirrorless camera market with two new full frame cameras - the Nikon Z6 and Z7.

This is actually pretty exciting news for the world of mirrorless photography and Sony now has a serious competitor in this segment. But will the new Nikon cameras stop current FF DSLR shooters from flocking over into the Sony a7 and a9 camp?

For an in-depth discussion about the new Nikon Z6 and Z7 and their advantages and disadvantages in comparison to the respective Sony cameras, Marco has invited back mirrorless camera expert Mathieu Gasquet (Mat) co-founder of Mirrorlessons.com. Mat was at the Nikon Z press event in London and shares his hands-on experience with the new cameras.

Marco announced that the collaborative street photography book: “Streetfotografie made in Germany” is now shipping. Marco is one of the authors and has written the introduction to this book. The book is currently available only in German and can be ordered at

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2om4CTP

This episode is sponsored by:

Portfoliobox.net - Everything you need to create a professional website.

https://bit.ly/2uejoyx

and

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

Cameras discussed in this episode

Nikon Z6 - 24.5MP FF camera

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NvFe97

Nikon Z7 - 45.7MP FF camera

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2wnfIfQ

Sony a7III

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NsWjk4

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2PLKZkm

Sony a7RIII

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NwjM3C

Sony a9

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2wqnMfL

New Nikon Z Lenses discussed in this episode:

Nikon Nikkor Z 35mm f1.8 S Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NsWGes

Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f1.8 S Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NvG6KV

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f4 S Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NvjkTq

Links to the Nikon Z vs. Sony a7III at Mirrorless Comparisons:

Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III: https://mirrorlesscomparison.com/preview/nikon-z6-vs-sony-a7iii/

Nikon Z7 vs Sony A7R III: https://mirrorlesscomparison.com/preview/nikon-z7-vs-sony-a7riii/

Nikon Z6 vs Sony A9: https://mirrorlesscomparison.com/preview/nikon-z6-vs-sony-a9/

Links to Mathieu Gasquet (Mat):

Web: mirrorlessons.com

Web: mirrorlesscomparison.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mirrorlessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mirrorlessons

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MirrorLessons

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

Aug 30 2018

58mins

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Rank #15: We Shoot Mirrorless #3 | PPN | June 15th, 2017

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On this #3 “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast episode, Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics: 

  • Olympus contacted Scott and made him an “Olympus Visionary”. Scott shares how his ambassador title can benefit our show and our listeners. 
  • Sony continues their lens lineup expansion and introduces two new wide angle E-Mount lenses: The Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G and the Sony FE 16-35mm f2.8 GM lens. We also discuss the overheating warning of the Sony a9 and the firmware update for this and other Sony cameras that came out recently. 
  • Scott discusses sensor size and depth of field misunderstandings and facts. 
  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. 

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :) 

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review about our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Scott Bourne follow him on Twitter: @ScottBourne

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Scott and Marco will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks on their workflow.

Jun 16 2017

59mins

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Rank #16: Q&A #18 | PPN | How many megapixels are enough, why not rely on the histogram, and what online print service to use?

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Q&A about how many megapixels are enough for printing, why not rely on the histogram, and what online print service to use?

Please submit your photography related questions to us here: http://www.photopodcasts.com/contact.html

This episode is sponsored by:

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

Here are the questions that Marco answers in this episode:

  1. Hi Marco, I would like to know, if everything else is equal, how many megapixels would an image file need to have to be able to render a good print (300 dpi) at various sizes, i.e. 5 x7, 8 x 10, 11 x 14, etc.? Thank you for your great podcast! Regards, Jeff.

Question from: Jeff, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  1. Hello, I love the podcasts. I was listening to an episode of “we shoot mirrorless” and had a question. I'm a Nikon shooter who recently purchased a Panasonic G7 M4/3 camera. Scott was giving some tips on how to get the most out of these small sensors and mentioned that you should always expose to the right. It makes sense to me. However, you guys mentioned that while using this technique you should never trust your histogram. First, why is this the case, and second if you're not using your histogram, how can you tell if you're not blowing out your highlights?

Question by: John, Washington D.C., USA

  1. Thank you for the recent show about printing. I am not in the position at the moment to buy a printer & might not be able to for about 12 months. Can you recommend an online printing store, or alternatively suggest ways to work out which online store to use? I live in Australia however, I am happy to use an online store that is based elsewhere in the world. I'd like to print photos to hang on my walls so I think a minimum of 8x10" would be a good size to start with. I live in a small regional town & I do not have a local brick & mortar camera store to use. Thanks for all the amazing podcasts you do, I love listening to them all.

Question by:  Kim, Australia

Reference to previous PPN episodes that cover the printing process mentioned in this answer:

Camera and Inspiration #2

How to have your images printed by a professional online photo lab: https://www.photopodcasts.com/podcasts/camera-and-inspiration-2-ppn-may-30th-2017

More Gear Show #16

How to print better photos with a good photo paper workflow:

https://www.photopodcasts.com/podcasts/more-gear-show-16-ppn-how-to-print-better-photos-with-travis-mc-connaghy-from-hahnemuehle

Q&A #16

How to soft proof your photos before printing (Question #4 / Minute: 31:47-35:45)

https://www.photopodcasts.com/podcasts/qa-16-ppn-fast-workflow-is-one-card-slot-enough-charging-for-photos-and-how-to-soft-proof

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

You can download a free trial of Skylum’s Luminar 2018 or Aurora HDR 2018 software.

If you decide to buy Skylum’s Luminar or Aurora HDR 2018 software, you can use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” for extra savings at checkout.

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

Nov 09 2018

34mins

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Rank #17: Q&A #10 | PPN | Watermarks on Photos, Real Portrait Lenses, and Variable ND-Filters

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Q&A about square filters, real portrait lenses, and watermarks

This is the PPN - Q&A podcast episode #10 for March 2018.

Please submit your photography related questions to us here: http://www.photopodcasts.com/contact.html

This episode is sponsored by PhotoShelter - Please use this link for a 14 day free trial and use our PPN listener discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” to save 20% at checkout for new members signing up for a regular or pro account.

Here are the questions that Marco answers in this episode:

  1. Hi Marco, I really love the 4 different photography shows and enjoy your diverse selection of photographer guests. I have a question regarding the online presentation of my images. I think that I have heard you say, that you are a fan of putting a watermark on your photos when you share them online. Other photographers say that they don’t put a watermark on their images because it destroys the optical esthetics and the copyright info is in the metadata of the image already. I’m really in between two fences here and would like to get your take on it. Thank you!

Question from: Danielle, Sydney, Australia

  1. Hi PPN Team, my project for 2018 is to start to become a serious portrait photographer. I use a Fuji X-T2 and have the XF 14mm f2.8, XF 23mm f2, and XF 35mm f1.4 lens so far. I’m looking at buying a real portrait lens and I’m in between the XF 56mm f1.2 and the XF 90mm f2. I’ve heard that both are optically very good, but which focal length would be better? Thanks for all the shows!

Question from: Sandro, Toronto, Canada

  1. You’ve talked about the advantages and disadvantages of variable ND filters in your last Q&A show #9. This has convinced me to go with standard ND filters for my purpose (mainly landscape and long exposure Photography). But now I would like to piggyback on the question and ask if I should buy round screw on filters or rather the large square sliding filters?

Question from: Michelle, San Diego, California

Haida Filter System as discussed in the show:

Haida 100mm Filter Holder:

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2FvMDo6

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Fkxvuo

Haida 100mm NanoPro MC Circular Polarizer

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2oWCV3D

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2oRrivT

Haida 100mm Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10-Stop)

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2Fr7gyx

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2tooLOn

Haida 100mm NanoPro MC Soft Edge Graduated ND 0.9 (3-Stop)

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2p119do

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Fj87oL

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

You can download a free trial of Skylum’s Luminar 2018 or Aurora HDR 2018 software.

And if you decide to buy Skylum’s Luminar or Aurora HDR 2018 software, you can use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” for extra savings at checkout.

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review about our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam, Instagram, or Facebook.

Mar 08 2018

36mins

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Rank #18: We Shoot Mirrorless #20 | PPN | Mirrorless news from Leica, Nikon, GoPro, DJI, Sigma, and more.

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The L-mount alliance, Nikon Z7, Leica Q-P, Nikon P1000, GoPro Hero7, DJI Mavic 2, Sigma, and Samyang are some of the topics that Marco and Mat discuss on episode #20 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for November 2018.

This show is sponsored by:

HoneyBook - Win Clients. Book Faster. Get Paid. Stay Organized.

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and

COSYSPEED - PHONESLINGER The fastest camera bags in the world.

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  • Marco invited mirrorless camera expert Mathieu Gasquet (Mat) co-founder of Mirrorlessons.com

  • Mat talks about his highlights from Photokina 2018. He was especially impressed by the Panasonic, Leica, and Sigma announcement of the L-Lens Alliance. And he shares his feelings about the performance of his Nikon Z7 camera after testing it for one month.

Nikon Z6 - 24.5MP FF camera

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2NvFe97

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zUPFgN

Nikon Z7 - 45.7MP FF camera

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2wnfIfQ

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zdnDxx

Canon EOS R

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2OCxHWv

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2DIHusv

Mirrorless news that is covered on this show:

  • Leica announced an update to the full frame fixed lens mirrorless Q camera. Marco shares what improvements he would like to see in an upgraded Q and compares it to what was actually improved in the new Q-P that retails for $5000 and is $750 more expensive than the regular Q.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FpzAWs

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zaPrTj

  • Nikon is shipping a telescope camera, well - almost a telescope-camera. The 16MP 1 / 2.3” sensor Nikon Coolpix P1000 offers an optical zoom lens with an equivalent field of view of 24-3000mm. Yes, that is 3000 with three zeros! The lens has a starting aperture of f2.8 on the wide side and f8 on the tele-end. The included “bird” and “mood” mode gives you a pretty good idea, for what kind of photographers this camera is made for.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FlN0CD

Amazon German: https://amzn.to/2zbSNVX

  • GoPro is shipping the new HERO7 in a Black, Silver, and White feature version. The “Black” top model has improved IQ and new Hypersmooth image stabilization. It can shoot at 4k 60fps, has internal WiFi and GPS and some cool features like a TimeWarp that’s a great looking Hyperlapse mode. It should allow you to get great video results even if you don’t have an expensive gimbal to smooth out movement.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FpiGHz

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zUPvWJ

  • The popular, pretty compact and foldable Mavic drone from DJI has just received an upgrade - well actually two upgrades. Now there is a Mavic 2 Pro and a Mavic 2 Zoom. The pro version features a small Hasselblad camera with a 1” sensor and the Zoom has a 2x optical zoom lens plus a 4x digital zoom. Except for the cameras, the two drones are identical with added sensors for all directions collision avoidance and a 3-axis gimbal. The Mavic 2 Zoom offers new features like a dolly zoom and super-resolution mode that expand the possibilities of capturing amazing images with that drone.

DJI Mavic Zoom

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FybyJ4

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2QLbvdM

DJI Mavic 2 Pro

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FBc1dx

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2zbX63x

  • Sigma is shipping 3 new Global Vision Lenses for Sony E-mount. The Sigma 40mm f1.4 DG HSM Art, the Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary, and the Sigma 105 f1.4 DG HSM Art (a.k.a. the bokeh monster).

Sigma 40mm f1.4 DG E-Mount - B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FnXTnv

Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC E-Mount - B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FmFA2f

Sigma 105 f1.4 DG E-Mount - B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FnY6qN

  • Samyang is shipping a manual focus 85mm f1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It will also be offered under the Rokinon brand name and it’s available for Sony E-, Fuji-X, Canon M-, and m4/3 mounts. It has a 9 blade aperture and Ultra Multi Coating to reduce ghosting and chromatic aberrations.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Fm3dbb

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Marco, I have been using the Fuji X-T2 for two years now and I am thinking about upgrading to the X-T3 now that it is shipping. I’m mainly a landscape, portrait, and travel photographer and have the XF 14mm, XF 16-55mm, XF 56mm, and XF 55-200mm lenses. Do you think it makes sense for me to upgrade?

Question by: Guenther, Stuttgart, Germany

Fuji X-T3:

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2pmdfOP

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2xxGstM

  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless

Links to Mathieu Gasquet (Mat):

Web: mirrorlessons.com

Web: mirrorlesscomparison.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mirrorlessons/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mirrorlessons

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MirrorLessons

Links to Marco Larousse:

Web: www.MarcoLarousse.com

Twitter: @HamburgCam

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marco.larousse/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcoLarousse1

Links to PPN:

Web: www.PhotoPodcasts.com

Twitter: @Photopodcasts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photopodcasts/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

Please support our show by using our B&H affiliate link (click here) that will not cost you a penny more than when you are buying at B&H without our link. And the more this link will be used to buy at B&H, the more giveaways we’ll be able to give back to our listeners through B&H. It really is a “win-win” situation :)

Check out the Skylum LUMINAR 2018 software:

Link: http://bit.ly/2CzlC2g (use the discount code “PHOTOPODCASTS” at checkout for extra savings)

And please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We would also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future? And we would appreciate if you could take a short moment to rate or post a quick review for our shows on iTunes.

For more information on Marco Larousse follow him on Twitter: @HamburgCam

About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.

Nov 16 2018

53mins

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Rank #19: More Gear Show #4 | PPN | July 23rd, 2017

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The More Gear Show topic this month is: Lenses - How to choose them and what to use them for.

Follow @Photopodcasts on Twitter

Email: scott@scottbourne.com with questions or use the form on our website

Special Guest: Marco Larousse (http://www.MarcoLarousse.com)

On this month’s More Gear Show, Scott invited PPN  co-founder Marco Larousse to talk about a very important photography gear topic: Lenses

  • The lens is probably the most important- and could be the longest lasting gear investment that you can make in photography. We discuss these topics regarding lenses on this show:
  • Lens philosophy - Should you buy fixed focal length primes or rather go for more versatile zooms? And what would be the reasons to choose either one?
  • Creativity - What are the creative reasons that you should consider when choosing a new lens? Consider changing perspective or using unusual focal lengths for an extraordinary look in your images.
  • Focal lengths - When to use what and how to get more use out of each lens for landscape, architecture, portrait, sports or bird photography.
  • To image stabilize or not to image stabilize - There are good reasons why your lens may not need an IS.

Marco’s favorite lens picks:

  1. Fujinon XF 16mm f1.4 R WR http://bhpho.to/2uPVpaZ with optional LH-XF16 metal lens hood http://bhpho.to/2utk1Uv
  2. Fujinon XF 56mm f1.2 R http://bhpho.to/2uPWsI4
  3. Leica Summilux-M 35mm f1.4 ASPH http://bhpho.to/2utc8OS
  4. Canon TS-E 24mm f3.5 L II Tilt-Shift-Lens http://bhpho.to/2uQjyhO

Scott’s favorite lens picks:

  1. Fujinon XF 90mm f2 R LM WR http://bhpho.to/2uszPa5
  2. Canon EF 14mm f2.8 L II USM http://bhpho.to/2uQHIsC
  3. Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f4 IS PRO http://bhpho.to/2p34muh
  4. Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f1.8 http://bhpho.to/2qsh1Vu

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Jul 25 2017

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Rank #20: More Gear Show #10 | PPN | A closer look at Fuji Cameras and Lenses

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The More Gear Show topic this month is: A closer look at Fuji X-cameras and lenses

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  • Marco gets a lot of questions regarding Fuji cameras and lenses. After shooting Fuji cameras for 7 years now, he shares his experiences about many of the Fuji cameras and lenses. And he points out which gear is he likes to use for what purpose.

  • What made Marco start to use Fuji cameras?

Marco talks about these Fuji X-Cameras in this show:

And these Fuji XF lenses are covered in this show:

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Feb 01 2018

47mins

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