Rank #1: Spot Metering Gotcha
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: ...
Sep 03 2016
Rank #2: HIGTS Milky Way
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 ...
Jun 29 2016
Rank #3: Hard Drive Full
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/
Jul 12 2016
Rank #4: Sports Photography With Sharky James
Aug 30 2016
Rank #7: 2017 iMac For Photogs
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 ...
Jun 19 2017
Rank #10: Instagram Like A Pro
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 ...
Feb 25 2017
Rank #12: Ps JPEG Exports
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 ...
Jul 03 2016
Rank #13: Taking the Intimidation Out of Photoshop With Aaron Nace
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
Rank #14: Large Lightroom Catalogs
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 ...
Mar 08 2016
Rank #17: Hyperfocal Distance Explained!
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: ...
Mar 25 2017