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Photo Taco Podcast

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Rank #97 in Visual Arts category

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Education
Visual Arts
How To
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Jeff Harmon, passionate hobbyist photographer, works as an Information Security professional by day and loves to break down complicated and/or technical photography topics so that the newest of photographers can understand them. No topic is too simple or too complicated for the show. If he doesn’t know the answer then he brings on an expert to help him break it down. Get photography tips in the time it takes to eat a taco, or perhaps a burrito!

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Jeff Harmon, passionate hobbyist photographer, works as an Information Security professional by day and loves to break down complicated and/or technical photography topics so that the newest of photographers can understand them. No topic is too simple or too complicated for the show. If he doesn’t know the answer then he brings on an expert to help him break it down. Get photography tips in the time it takes to eat a taco, or perhaps a burrito!

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Love the geekyness

By Block109 - Apr 17 2019
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I never get into the geek part of photography but I like listening to Jeff do it. Great podcast.

Great show!

By Nater81 - Mar 03 2017
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This is a great photography podcast with quick practical advice!

iTunes Ratings

283 Ratings
Average Ratings
262
9
8
1
3

Love the geekyness

By Block109 - Apr 17 2019
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I never get into the geek part of photography but I like listening to Jeff do it. Great podcast.

Great show!

By Nater81 - Mar 03 2017
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This is a great photography podcast with quick practical advice!
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Photo Taco Podcast

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Spot Metering Gotcha

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Jeff Harmon takes a deep dive into spot metering and talks about a potential “gotcha” to be aware of specific to spot metering that if unaware could cause photographers not to use it. Links to other Photo Taco episodes referenced in this episode: Metering Modes Explained: http://improvephotography.com/36333/photo-taco-metering-modes-explained/ Shooting/Exposing to the right (ETTR): http://improvephotography.com/34062/photo-taco-how-to-ettr/ Photo Taco Archive: http://improvephotography.com/category/taco/ iTunes review link: ...

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Sep 03 2016

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Rank #2: HIGTS Milky Way

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Jeff Harmon walks through how he got a recent photo of the Milky Way taken while helping out a local Boy Scout Troop on an overnight camp. He goes over how he chose the composition, the gear that was used (and how you don’t need thousands of dollars in gear to do this), how he arrived at the settings for ...

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Jun 29 2016

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Rank #3: Hard Drive Full

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Jeff Harmon answers a listener question about what a “non-techie” photography is supposed to do when the computer is telling them their computer has not more space. iTunes review link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/photo-taco-quick-photography/id980781096?mt=2# Facebook Photo Taco Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/phototaco/ Jeff’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/harmon_jeff Jeff’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/jsharmonphotos/ Jeff’s Portfolio: http://jsharmonphotos.com Jeff’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harmonjeff/

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Jul 12 2016

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Rank #4: Sports Photography With Sharky James

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Jeff Harmon and Sharky James (of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast) walk through everything you need to know to jump into sports photography in the fall of 2016.

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Aug 30 2016

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Rank #5: Sky Replacement – Part 1

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First episode in a two part series where Nick Page walks you through how to replace the sky in a photo through a technique called compositing

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Sep 03 2015

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Rank #6: Back Button Focus

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A quick review of what back button focus is and why you may want to enable it on your camera – at least for some types of shooting.

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Mar 10 2015

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Rank #7: 2017 iMac For Photogs

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Jeff Harmon talks about a few changes to the show with some consolidation to a single Improve Photography podcast feed and a single Facebook group and then answers a question from listener Katie Shipley who asked: “I had just finished listening to the podcast and taking notes on what to look for when buying a new computer when Apple announced ...

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Jun 19 2017

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Rank #8: Chromatic Aberration

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Jeff Harmon explains “chromatic aberration” and gives 4 things you can do about it.

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Sep 01 2015

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Rank #9: How To Make Your Photos Look More Professional

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How To Make Your Photos Look More Professional by phototaco

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Oct 13 2015

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Rank #10: Instagram Like A Pro

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Jeff Harmon gets expert advice from Instagrammer Josh Packer (@packtography) on how to grow your Instagram account. Within a couple of year Josh has grown his following to better than 50,000 without following many people. They walk through the following questions and more in the episode: How did you build up the following you have today? With only 385 posts ...

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Feb 25 2017

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Rank #11: Histogram Explained

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Jeff Harmon explains histograms and how to use them in photography including what it means to “clip” and “blow out” when taking a photo.

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Apr 12 2016

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Rank #12: Ps JPEG Exports

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Jeff Harmon walks through the 3 ways to export from Photoshop to JPEG (Save As, Save for Web, Export As) and what every option on all the screens means and how he recommends they be set – including the quality levels. iTunes review link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/photo-taco-quick-photography/id980781096?mt=2# Facebook Photo Taco Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/phototaco/ Jeff’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/harmon_jeff Jeff’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/jsharmonphotos/ Jeff’s Portfolio: http://jsharmonphotos.com ...

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Jul 03 2016

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Rank #13: Taking the Intimidation Out of Photoshop With Aaron Nace

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Do You Find Photoshop Intimidating? If you find Photoshop to be intimidating you are not alone! We constantly hear from photographers that they know they need to learn how to use Photoshop but they can’t figure out how to use the program. Hopefully you have found this post and podcast episode because you need that help and we are going ...

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Jul 18 2019

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Rank #14: Large Lightroom Catalogs

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Jeff Harmon tells photographers (in very technical detail) if they should plan to split their Lightroom catalog after putting a large number of photos in there. WARNING: Content ahead is super geeky.  Today’s topic comes from the Facebook group where CA Eccles asked: Hey Jeff! I read on the adobe forum that lightroom struggles when catalogues exceed x number of ...

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Mar 08 2016

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Rank #15: Adding Photo Mechanic to Your Lightroom Workflow

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Oct 13 2015

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Rank #16: What is an EVF?

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Oct 13 2015

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Rank #17: Hyperfocal Distance Explained!

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Jeff Harmon explains aperture, depth of field, and hyperfocal distance as well as why hyperfocal distance is a concept EVERY photographer should understand regardless of what type of photography they do. Advertisers: improvephotographyplus.com MacPhun Luminar Software Coupon Code: PHOTOTACO Links mentioned in the episode: Photo Pills “The Ultimate Photography Guide to Depth of Field” article: http://www.photopills.com/articles/ultimate-guide-depth-field Photo Pills Online Calculators: ...

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Mar 25 2017

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Rank #18: How Big Can My Camera Print?

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Oct 13 2015

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Rank #19: It’s a diopter, dodo!

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Mar 10 2015

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Rank #20: Focus Lock

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Jim Harmer talks about the proper way to lock in focus on your camera.

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Jul 21 2015

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