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Rank #195 in Visual Arts category

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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! :)

iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
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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

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
3
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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PPN - Photo Podcast Network

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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! :)

Rank #1: We Shoot Mirrorless #23 | PPN | Fuji X-T30, Canon EOS RP, Sony a6400, Lumix S1, Olympus E-M1X, DJI Osmo Pocket, and more

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This show is loaded with mirrorless news and hands-on experience with some of the new cameras. For this show, Marco has invited back his friend, journalist, and reviewer of cameras and photographic equipment Angela Nicholson.

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

Fuji X-T30 - Fuji has introduced the replacement for the X-T20. The new X-T30 gains some features of the top of the line X-T3, like the 26.1 MP BSI sensor, the AF-joystick, and a faster AF. But some features as lacking from the big brother like the second SD-card slot, the high res EVF, and the dedicated ISO dial. Angela has used the camera and shares her experience with it.

Fuji X-T30

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

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

Fuji announced the XF 16mm f2.8 lens. This lens is a much smaller and lighter version of the XF 16mm f1.4 lens. Its built quality is similar to the XF23, 35, and 50mm f2 range of lenses and at about 40% of the weight and 40% of the price of the XF 16mm f1.4 this lens may be worth a second look if you like to add a classic 24mm field of view lens to your bag.

Fuji XF 16mm f2.8 R WR lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2IoZb36

Fuji has also announced the GF 100-200mm f5.6 LM OIS WR tele-zoom lens for the Fuji GFX medium format camera. This lens will yield an EFV of 80-160mm in FF terms.

Fuji GF 100-200mm f5.6 R LM OIS WR

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

In April, Fuji will offer a FW update for the X-T3. FW 3.0 will improve the AF speed and face & eye-detection accuracy. A new face-select AF option, when you have multiple faces in the screen, will also be added.

Panasonic has released the final specs of the Lumix S1 and S1R full frame cameras. Marco has used a pre-production review unit of the S1R for a couple of days and shares the specs and some info on the usability and purpose of this camera.

Panasonic Lumix S1

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

Panasonic Lumix S1R

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

To go along with the new Lumix S1 cameras, Panasonic has also released three new lenses for the new L-mount. The S PRO 50mm f1.4, the S 24-105mm f4 Macro O.I.S., and the S PRO 70-200 f4 O.I.S. lens. Each lens fills an interesting niche in terms of focal length, weight, features, and price.

Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm f1.4 lens

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

Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm f4 Macro O.I.S. lens

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

Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f4 O.I.S. lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Ip0FdG

Canon has countered the trend of making new mirrorless full frame cameras larger and introduced the compact entry-level EOS RP with a 26 MP sensor.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Ir5Rho

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

And Canon will bring out these 6 new RF-mount lenses in 2019:

RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS

RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM

RF 15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM

RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM (super compact!)

RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM

Angela shares her hands-on experience with the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera and for whom this camera has actually been made.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera

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

Sony has announced the a6400 APS-C that replaces the a6300. The compact 24 MP camera has been pimped with a processor and AF system that Sony claims is the world’s fastest autofocus. And with the speed, they have also added real-time eye AF and real-time tracking. This APS-C camera sounds like the cropped version of an a9, but we are wondering if the rangefinder style shape is really appealing for whom this speedy APS-C camera is targeted at?

Sony a6400 camera

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

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2SeBF8D

Angela has tried and then bought the DJI Osmo Pocket camera with its built-in gimbal and 12MP photo and 4k60p video at 100Mbps feature.

DJI Osmo Pocket camera

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2IscOi4

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2TZVWR0

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi! I mostly shoot weddings and families with a Nikon D750 and have an X-T10 for fun. I want to switch completely to the Fuji X-T2. There are other mirrorless brands but they just don’t interest me and I don’t want full frame due to the size of the lens. The one thing that is holding me back is the time between shutter actuation on the X-T10. I know Marco uses the X-T2 and was curious if he has noticed it on that camera. The X-T10 has a slight delay between shots and would not work in my professional work. Thanks in advance and I love all of your podcast.

Question by: Shaun, Indiana, 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

  • 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: Amy Hoogerbrugge - Title: The male cat named Moana. 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWaUn2M1BBoecISFEOJGRCg

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 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.

Feb 21 2019

58mins

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Rank #2: We Shoot Mirrorless #6 | PPN | September 7th, 2017

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On this episode #6 “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast episode for September 2017, Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

This show is sponsored by B&H: bit.ly/bhphotodeals

  • Olympus released the new OM-D E-M10 III with mechanical and digital image stabilization even when shooting 4K video. The new camera also gained more AF points, bigger dials and a beginner friendlier user interface. https://bhpho.to/2wJP5Co

  • Fujifilm released the new X-E3 with a 24 MPix APS-C X-Trans sensor, 4K video, touch LCD and Bluetooth connectivity. But it still does not have a tilt-LCD… https://bhpho.to/2wayq7t

  • Canon upgraded its entry level EOS M10 mirrorless camera with the new Canon EOS M100 model. It gains a 24 MPix APS-C sensor, a Digic 7 processor and 6 fps burst shooting at a very affordable price. https://bhpho.to/2wJEGX9

  • Ricoh has upgraded its popular and very compact 360° Theta camera with the new Theta V. The new model has a much faster processor to allow for 4K video along with 14MPix stiched still images. And the camera has a cool optional 3D mic (Ricoh TA-1) available for a more realistic 360° audio experience.

Theta V 360° 4K camera: https://bhpho.to/2waKLIw

Ricoh TA-1 3D Microphone for THETA V 360 camera: https://bhpho.to/2wJJkoh

  • DJI upgraded the Mavic Pro with a new Mavic Pro Platinum model. According to DJI the upgraded drone has an increased flight time of 11% (from 27 to 30 minutes) and is up to 60% quieter in flight than the previous model! https://bhpho.to/2waQP45

  • Panasonic announced the promised FW 2.0 update for the Lumix GH5 (https://bhpho.to/2wJtfi8) camera and added a few extra features that were not previously announced. THe FW 2.0 should be ready for download by the end of September 2017.

  • Hasselblad released a FW 1.17.2 update for their medium format mirrorless X1D-50c camera (https://bhpho.to/2wb3CDl) that adds the option of electronic shutter that operates between 1/10.000s and 68 minutes. They have also added the option to chose between 3 resizable AF points that allow for a focus point grid of 35 AF points for the largest and 117 AF points for the smallest AF point settings.

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Scott / Marco, absolutely love your show. Here is my question: If I want to get into wildlife photography, which entry-level mirrorless camera would you recommend for someone coming from DSLR?

Why I'm asking: it's not clear for me if the Olympus E-M10 II as the E-M1's smaller sibling would be up to the task, although it doesn't have the E-M1 Mk II's phase detection AF. Would something like the Fuji X-T20 (which supports PD AF) be a better option? Looking forward to your recommendation!

Cheers, Alex Munich / Germany

  • 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

See more of Nicolas great work on his website: www.nicolascazard.com

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.

Sep 08 2017

43mins

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Rank #3: Q&A #5 | PPN | October 6th, 2017

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

Host Scott Bourne: @ScottBourne

Co-Host Rick Sammon: @ricksammon

Rick’s website: www.ricksammon.com

B&H link: bit.ly/bhphotodeals

Here are the questions that Scott and Rick answer on this episode:

1. Would like to ask, how do you get better at composition? Seems like such a talent I don’t have.

From Carlos Rivera‏ On Twitter

2. What’s the biggest mistake that people moving from film to digital photography make?

From Dave in Tulsa, OK

3. Do you shoot JPEG or RAW and Lightroom or ???

From Aaron‏ on Twitter

4. How do you avoid getting red eye? I saw some on the forums saying use the red-eye reduction mode but my camera doesn’t have that.

From Susan in Evansville, IN

5. How do you go about shooting in harsh sunlight?

From Stephanie Rodham on Twitter

6. Why do some portrait photographers choose continuous (hot)lights v. strobe?

From Alex in San Francisco, CA

7. Have any tips for shooting fast moving objects/ sports?

From Ryan Simonovich‏ on Twitter

8. How do you get your portrait subjects to relax?

From Phil in Edmonton, Alberta

9. Why can I not get the same picture in my camera as in my head?

From Russ Scullen‏ on Twitter

10. What motivates you to continue taking pictures economically, politically, intellectually or emotionally?

From Edward in Boise, ID

11. Why don’t camera manufacturers built camera bases with the Area Swiss plate built into the base?  I see lots of questions on forums asking “what plate to buy”- why not build it into the camera, save the extra bulk/weight/cost?  And many m43 cameras are not deemed worthy of a custom plate, leading to problems accessing batteries//cards when using generic plates.

From Rick Fee

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.

Oct 06 2017

41mins

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Rank #4: Camera and Inspiration #20 | PPN | Essential tips and inspiration for street photography with Valérie Jardin

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Essential tips for street photography with Valérie Jardin.

This episode is sponsored by:

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

https://bit.ly/2sAyZIv

  • Valérie Jardin is a French photographer, currently residing in the United States. After working as a commercial photographer, she now dedicates her time to educating others. Since 2012, Valérie has taken her camera all over the world teaching students the art of visual storytelling. Paris, New York, Rome, Amsterdam, Melbourne, and San Francisco are just a few of the locations she visits. Apart from teaching others to see photographically, Valérie is a prolific author, a speaker, and a podcast producer of the weekly show Hit The Streets. She has been an official Fujifilm X-Photographer since 2014.

  • Valérie picked Elliott Erwitt (born 1928 in Paris, France) as the PPN inspirational photographer of the month. Elliott is a commercial and documentary/street photographer who was one of the first photographers to be recognized by the commercial as well as the art world for his photography. He is probably best known for his street photography series of dogs but also captured portraits of many famous people. You can check out Elliott’s work on Magnum Photos here: https://pro.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_10_VForm&ERID=24KL53Z1OG

  • In the main part of the show, Valérie and Marco discuss some essential inspirational tips on how to approach street photography. What is the vision behind street photography, how to prepare for a day out shooting, how weather and light influence the kind of street photography style for the day, and more.

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

Web: www.valeriejardin.com

Webinars: https://valeriejardinphotography.com/webinars/

Workshops: https://valeriejardinphotography.com/overview/

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/valeriejardin

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hit-streets-valerie-jardin/id1155913704

Inspirational Photo Book Pick of the Month:

“ANONYMOUS” by Valérie Jardin

Direct link to the ANONYMOUS eBook: https://gumroad.com/l/AUcyQ

Quote from Valérie’s ANONYMOUS website:

“If you are an introvert and the simple thought of getting close to a stranger makes you sweat, or if you live in a country where posting identifiable pictures of people on social media is frowned upon, or simply if getting close to people to photograph them feels too sneaky or obtrusive, know that there are other ways to practice the beautiful genre of street photography without getting close to your subject.

This new book will show you ways to be more incognito on the streets while also preserving the anonymity of your subjects.”

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.

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.

Nov 30 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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

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Rank #7: 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 #8: We Shoot Mirrorless #26 | PPN | Micro Four Thirds is NOT DEAD

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Due to popular demand, we share our thought on claims that the M4/3 system is dead. Marco invited Scott Bourne back on the show to step on their virtual soapbox and discuss some of the claims about the demise of the M4/3 system now that so many new Full-Frame mirrorless camera systems have entered the market. And in the second half of the show, they cover some mirrorless news, a mirrorless listener question, and pick the mirrorless photographer and photo of the month.

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The claim “Micro Four-Thirds is dead, ranks pretty high on the clickbait charts these days, but there are plenty of facts and arguments that contradict these claims. For example, some people may see the introduction of the Full-Frame S1 camera system by Panasonic LUMIX as proof, that Panasonic will abandon their M4/3 camera system. While looking at Fuji and Sony who run two complete camera systems with different sensor sizes successfully next to each other, such a move can simply be seen as a move to grow market share catering to more photographers. Besides that, different sensor sizes do have certain advantages over the other and some of these are covered in this episode.

Some cameras and lenses matching this conversation are:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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

Panasonic LUMIX G9

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Jy9B0u

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

Panasonic GH5

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2JQLhr1

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/31t1AP4

Olympus ED 300mm f4 IS PRO lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2JQ4kBB

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

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f2.8-4 ASPH O.I.S.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2JEkV7s

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2YUw4I9

LUMIX S1

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

LUMIX S1R

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

Hasselblad X1D II 50C

Scott and Marco both tested the first iteration of Hasselblad’s mirrorless FF camera about 3 years ago. The upgraded second version of this camera has improved in especially in the speed and usability department. A huge rear LCD and higher resolution EVF next to quicker start-up time and less blackout time between shots. Marco was also really impressed by the new USB-C option to tether the camera directly to your iPad Pro and run Hasselblad’s Phocus 2 app as an instant preview and editing extension to your workflow. And another nice fact about the camera is that the price has been reduced considerably compared to the release price of the previous version.

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

Hasselblad CFV II

Scott and Marco have fond memories of working with their analog V500 Hasselblad systems. And now Hasselblad revives the system with the CFV II 50C digital back. It attaches to old analog V500 cameras and turns them into a digital medium format camera system. But with the addition of the new tiny 907X body, the CFV II tunes into a very compact medium format camera for the new Hasselblad XCD lens system. And conveniently, that setup allows for autofocus, too.

Hasselblad 907X Special Edition

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2ZPYrZ4

Olympus Tough TG-6 Camera

SSummertimeis rugged camera time and Olympus added some improved features to this latest iteration of the TG-system that Marco and Scott discuss.

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

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2TpmH1R

Olympus 150-400mm f4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO lens

Scott shares some thoughts on the future Olympus tele-zoom lens that maybe the next game-changer in wildlife photography.

Mirrorless question of the month:

What're your views on attracting birds for photography? For me bating is out of the question but what about calling birds with your phone with an app is that acceptable?

Question by: Rick, Toronto, Canada

Marco adds a mirrorless component to the question:

What are Scott’s two suggested bird photography setups right now?

  1. Budget set:

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

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

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/31o0LqO

Olympus ED 75-300mm f4.8-6.7 II lens

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

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2YC53Ol

  1. Pro set:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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

Olympus ED 300mm f4 IS PRO lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2JQ4kBB

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

  • 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: Paul Stuart  - Title: Arctic Tern. See his image at the bottom of this page.

Links to Scott Bourne:

Web: https://scottbourne.online

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bourne.scott/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/scottbourne

Podcast: https://picturemethods.com/category/podcasts/

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.

Aug 15 2019

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Rank #9: Q&A #3 | PPN | August 7th, 2017

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On the PPN Q&A show, we answer our listener questions about photography related topics.

Host Scott Bourne: @ScottBourne

Co-Host Rick Sammon: @ricksammon

Rick’s website: www.ricksammon.com

B&H link: bit.ly/bhphotodeals

Here are the questions that Scott and Rick answer on this episode:

  1. My internal drive is nearly full and I want to run my Lightroom catalog from an external drive. Do you have any tips or recommendations?

From Steve, Mary and Todd

  1. LR is turtle slow..time to jump to another program? Is Adobe doing anything about it?

From Daniel in Brasil

  1. Also, can you suggest any free or inexpensive one-time cost replacement software for iPhoto?

From Steve in Pennsylvania

  1. I am trying to understand why so many cameras come with high-quality video. I think that it makes sense to shoot video on a dedicated video camera and stills on a dedicated stills camera. Am I crazy?

From Ted in Seattle, WA

  1. With the advent of such high-quality image stabilization on some cameras and lenses, are tripods as valuable or as necessary as they used to be?

From Helen in San Rafael, CA

  1. I would like to photograph race cars at an Indycar event. What shutter speed should I use to freeze the action?

From Theron in Washington, D.C.

  1. I hear Scott say you sometimes need to “bump the focus” when photographing birds in flight and trying to get the most out of the autofocus. I think I understand but could you please explain?

From Jay in Anchorage, AK

  1. I want to save my photos for uploading to portfolio web sites but all my images are too big and get rejected or take too long to upload. I am new to photography and want to find out what the best practice is for Web image optimization.

From Jarred in Ocean Shores, WA

  1. I know that Rick Sammon travels all over the world and I love his portraits of people in their native lands. My question is how do you approach people from other cultures to get permission to make their portrait? I am always too shy to do that.

From Jessica in Center Valley, PA

  1. I am photographing by a lake near my home and there are lots of commercial buildings that I do not want to reflect in the lake. Short of learning how to remove these reflections in post, is there something I can do to remove the reflections in-camera? Is that what an ND filter does?

From Cathy in Inver Grove Heights, MN

  1. I’ve seen people on camera forums talking about super fast lenses - in the f/1.2 to f/1.8 range. Is it possible to use lenses like this wide open? Wouldn’t the depth-of-field be too narrow to accomplish much?

From Butch in Nashville, TN

  1. I want to photograph planes taking off and landing at my local airport. Do I need special permission from anyone to do that?

From Alex in Gilbert, AZ

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.

Aug 08 2017

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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.

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  • 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 #4 | PPN | July 28th, 2017

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This is episode #4 of the Camera and Inspiration show at “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” for July 2017.

  • Marco picks this month inspirational photographer: Robert Doisneau - French photographer (1912 - 1994). If the name does not ring a bell his most famous photo “The Kiss” probably will. He is considered a master of humanistic photography and has left us an incredible portfolio of amazing everyday street scenes from Paris that most people simply ignored or didn’t have an eye for. https://www.robert-doisneau.com/fr/portfolios/
  • With vacation time coming up, Scott and Marco discuss if you should bring a camera on your time off and what to consider to make this an enjoyable experience for yourself as well as the non-photographers that may travel with you.
  • How to research the location in terms of photographic opportunities before your trip.
  • Take the opportunity of not having a client decide what you should shoot, and try something totally different from your normal photography.
  • Eliminating unnecessary gear by answering the why and what you want to photograph before you go on your trip.
  • Less gear on a trip = less worries and more fun. Always keep that in mind!
  • Use the opportunity to work on your visual storytelling skills by documenting your trip in a way, that 20 images describe the whole trip to a viewer without you having to write a single word to explain it.

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” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Scott and Marco 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.

Jul 31 2017

43mins

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Rank #12: 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 #13: Camera and Inspiration #7 | PPN | October 30th, 2017

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This is episode #7 of the Camera and Inspiration show at “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” for October 2017.

This show is sponsored by B&H: bit.ly/bhphotodeals

  • Marco invited Valérie Jardin as a guest for this camera & inspiration episode. Valérie Jardin is a wonderful photographer, she is probably best known on social media for her street photography, she teaches photo workshops all over the world, is an author, a speaker, a podcaster and a camera brand ambassador.

  • In the main part of this episode, Marco and Valeérie discuss the vision, concept, struggles and helpful tips when producing a photo book - or any physical collection from your body of work that is to be displayed as a common project like an exhibition.

  • Marco’s inspirational photo book of the month is called: “Street Photography - Creative Vision Behind the Lens” by Valerie Jardin.

Amazon Germany: http://amzn.to/2xCsWDW

Amazon US: http://a.co/60BPohV

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

Web: www.valeriejardin.com

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/valeriejardin

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hit-streets-valerie-jardin/id1155913704

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” podcast show of the PPN - Photo Podcast Network, Scott and Marco 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.

Oct 30 2017

53mins

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Rank #14: 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

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

Jul 25 2017

50mins

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Rank #15: We Shoot Mirrorless #18 | PPN | Fuji X-T3, Canon EOS R, Panasonic LX100 II, Leica, Apple, COSYSPEED, and more

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The new Fuji X-T3, Canon EOS R, Panasonic LX100 II, Leica M10-P, Apple iPhones, and COSYSPEED PHONESLINGER are some of the topics that Marco and Angela discuss on episode #18 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for September 2018.

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Marco invited mirrorless camera expert Angela Nicholson co-founder of CameraJabber.com to the show.

Mirrorless news of the month:

  • The Fuji X-T3 is the latest upgrade to the popular X-T line. While the outer appearance of the camera is very similar to that of the previous version X-T2, under the hood there are a lot of speed and usability improvements that could make this 26MP APS-C camera even more popular than the previous version.

Fuji X-T3:

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

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

  • Canon announced their first full frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R. Just two weeks after the announcement of the Nikon Z cameras, Canon followed with their mirrorless flagship camera that and the new RF mount. The camera has a 30.3 CMOS sensor with Digic 8 processor and dual pixel AF with 5.655 selectable AF points and a very good low light AF performance. Our friends at Camera Jabber wrote their first hands-on review and were impressed with the AF performance: https://camerajabber.com/canon-eos-r-review/

Canon EOS R

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

Canon has also announced 4 new lenses for the RF mount as well as three different EF-RF lens adapters:

RF 28-70mm F2L USM Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2pmf7XR

RF 50mm F1.2L USM Lens

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2OC6kMp

RF 24-105mm F4L IS USM Lens:

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2pmfh1p

RF 35mm F1.8 Macro IS STM Lens:

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2OE2rXa

Canon EF-EOS R adapters:

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

  • Panasonic has updated their popular fixed zoom LX100 camera with the new LX100 II. The unique multi aspect ratio 4/3 sensor together with the excellent Leica Vario-Summilux lens (with an EFV of 24-75mm at f1.8-2.8) and leaf shutter make this a silent compact camera that is ideal for travel and street photography. The external control dials for aperture, shutter speed, and exposure compensation add to the usability concept of this camera. The only thing that we would have liked to see is a tilt LCD to complete this concept.

Panasonic LX-100 II

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2OCGM1D

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2NX8J6Y

  • Leica has added the M10-P to their M10 lineup. The new camera has a touch LCD, the quietest shutter of all M cameras and a few optical changes like the missing red dot.

Leica M10-P

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2pszu5L

  • Apple has released 3 new iPhone models with faster processors and a lot of computational photography magic under the hood. You will be able to change the DOF aperture appearance from f1.4 - f16 in post processing and Marco will soon put this to the test. https://www.apple.com/iphone/

  • With the increasing popularity, our sponsor COSYSPEED has started the PHONESLINGER mobile phone bag Indigogo campaign. The new PHONESLINGER bag series offers different bags for different purposes. The PHONESLINGER Power, for example, has an integrated Qi-Wireless charger to recharge your phone wirelessly when it’s in the bag. And the PHONESLINGER Prime holds your Smartphone and up to 4 smartphone lenses. There is also a PHONESLINGER Outdoor that is a rugged safe place for your phone when you’re out in nature. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/phoneslinger-smartphone-photography-bags/reft/6851596/012

COSYSPEED Indigogo link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/phoneslinger-smartphone-photography-bags/reft/6851596/012

Mirrorless question of the month:

With the increasing popularity of Mirrorless, and the expanding availability of native glass for them, do you think DSLRs (as they are today) will be obsoleted in the next year or two? Or do you think they will stick around for longer?

Question by: Jason from California, 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

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

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.

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.

Sep 21 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: We Shoot Mirrorless #12 | PPN | Sony a7 III, Canon EOS M50, Olympus FW updates, and more

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New cameras from Sony & Canon, Olympus FW updates, new lenses from Panasonic, Sigma, and Tokina - Q&A and the mirrorless photographer of the month.

On this episode #12 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for March 2018, Marco and Scott discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

This show is sponsored by:

COSYSPEED - The fastest camera bags in the world.

  • Scott has been flying more miles in the past month, than most of the migratory birds that he photographs usually fly in a whole year. And he tells us what he has been up to.

  • Next, they cover the current mirrorless industry news and comments by executives regarding the growth and bright future of the mirrorless imaging market.

  • Sony launched their new a7 III - a full frame mirrorless camera with 24MP BSI sensor and 5-Axis image stabilization. Sony says that this camera has improved AF speed and battery capacity that is about twice as powerful as on the previous model. And for what it offers the price of $2000 may be tempting for many photographers switching over from DSLR’s

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2DlRT8Q

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2HnHH1H

  • Canon announced the EOS M50 mirrorless camera. This model is positioned above the EOS M100 and has a built-in EVF. But the additional strong crop factor when shooting 4K video may be a deal breaker for more serious videographers looking for a photo camera to work with.

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

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2p3ZS4Y

  • Scott talks about his world experience with the Olympus Digital ED 17mm 1:1.2 Pro lens and Marco explains some real-world benefits of this lens compared to an f1.8 version.

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2htbn6z

Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/2p8GgN4

  • Panasonic announced the new ultra telephoto Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f2.8-4 ASPH lens for m4/3 cameras. With an equivalent field of view of a traditional 100-400mm lens, the lens weight of 655g or 1.44 lb is quite appealing and a nice completion of Panasonic’s f2.8-4 lens range (8-18mm f2.8-4, 12-60mm f2.8-4, and now 50-200mm f2.8-4)

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2FsM1QK

  • Sigma announced that it will make 9 of their Prime Art lenses available for Sony E-Mount in the future. These lenses are planned for the E-Mount: 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art, 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, 70mm F2.8 DG Macro | Art, Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art

  • Tokina has announced that it will offer an AF version of their 20mm FiRIN f2 FE lens for Sony E-Mount. Currently, this lens is only available as a manual focus version.

MF version at B&H: https://bhpho.to/2DinZCe

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, I started my photographic journey many years ago with an Olympus OM10 film camera. Eventually moving on to digital cameras with my first digital SLR being the Olympus E410 four-thirds system. I had a couple of lenses for this, the kit lens 14-42 and the 70-300 zoom 4-5.6.

I now own the Olympus OM-D EM10 MK1 with a 17mm f1.8 lens. This combination is perfect for street photography but I do also enjoy other types of photography especially wildlife. For this I do need more focal length and the obvious thing would be to purchase a new lens but money is tight and I already have lenses that could be used to get closer.

I use the 70-300 with the Olympus four-thirds adapter on my OM-D EM10 body. The problem is, it’s very slow to focus. A google search gave me the impression that some newer Olympus bodies were better able to focus this type of lens. Is this the case and would I be better off with an EM-1 I or II or are there some settings that I can make that would aid the use of this lens?

Best wishes Rob, Somerset, UK

  • 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: David Queenan - Loch Ard (click here).

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.

Mar 15 2018

42mins

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Rank #18: We Shoot Mirrorless #8 | PPN | November 8th, 2017

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On this episode #8 “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast episode for November 2017, Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

This show is sponsored by B&H: https://bhpho.to/2htc5AL

  • Scott shares his experiences from visit Photo Plus Expo in New York and Marco talks about his 48h trip to Berlin.

  • Sony announced a new camera. The a7rIII 42MP full frame camera comes with some nice speed, shutter and battery improvements.

https://bhpho.to/2hrBlXX

  • Sony also announced two new lenses for their mirrorless E mount. The Sony FE 24-105 f4 G OSS lens is a fairly light and versatile zoom. And the FE 400mm f2.8 GM OSS is still in development and is expected to launch in summer 2018.

https://bhpho.to/2Aw4Bk0

  • Olympus announced two new fast prime lenses from their PRO lineup. According to Scott and some early reviewers the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO and M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO will be game changers for their light gathering and shallow depth of field and bokeh. The lenses can be pre-ordered now.

17mm f1.2: https://bhpho.to/2htbn6z

45mm f1.2: https://bhpho.to/2AvF4aM

  • Canon introduced the PowerShot G1 X Mark III. It is a fixed zoom lens camera that has a 24 MP APS-C sensor with dual pixel AF and Digic 7 processor and a fixed 24-72mm equivalent zoom lens with the fastest aperture between f2.8-5.6. It shoots bursts of up to 9fps and can record video at 1080/60p video. It weighs only 400g or 14oz and is like a fixed zoom lens version of the EOS M5 interchangeable lens camera.

https://bhpho.to/2hs5PJw

  • Hasselblad adds two new lenses to their lens roadmap. The XCD 80mm (63mm FF equivalent - aperture is still unknown) and the XCD 135mm f2.8 plus a dedicated 1.7x teleconverter.

http://www.hasselblad.com/lenses/x-system

  • Hasselblad has released a firmware update for the X1D.  This FW 1.19  update adds more options to make the camera more overall more customizable. They have also added support for V system lenses.

  • Leica now offers their 28mm full frame fixed focal length Leica Q camera in a silver edition.

https://bhpho.to/2AvDCVQ

  • Leica has resurrected the old Thambar-M 90mm f2.2 lens. A classic lens from the 1930s that is known for its extremely soft and blurry images and bubbly bokeh wide open. The main difference to the traditional model is that it comes with an M instead of a screw mount.

https://bhpho.to/2htvl0O

  • Fujifilm announced a square format Instax printer. The Share SP-3 SQ prints to the Instax square instant film and can print directly from your Fuji X camera or it can be used as a printer connected to your computer or smartphone. Each print takes about 13 seconds and each battery charge is good for about 160 prints.

https://bhpho.to/2Aw2Mnv

  • Nikon closes its camera and lens factory in China where about 2500 workers are employed. Nikon blames the rise of smartphones for this drastic step. Nikon also seizes their camera sales in Brazil.

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Scott and Marco, I’m a new listener and love your approach to do different topic shows in your feed each month. I am currently a Canon 5D MK III shooter and you guys have convinced me that I can switch to mirrorless cameras without sacrificing IQ.

I do mainly portrait and travel photography and I’m wondering if I could get away with buying a less expensive mirrorless camera (i.e. Olympus E-M10 MK II, Fuji X-A3 or Sony a6000) and rather spend extra money on pro-grade lenses?

Would I lose AF speed, accuracy, or IQ on those lower end models compared to the higher end ones?

Jim from Valdosta, Georgia

  • 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 our Flickr groups. Our monthly We Shoot Mirrorless feature photo and photographer of the month is: Evan Gearing "Sand Falls” (click here)

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.

Nov 09 2017

43mins

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Rank #19: We Shoot Mirrorless #25 | PPN | Ricoh GR III, Lumix G95, Leica Q2, Fuji, Sony, Sigma, Huawei P30, and more

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This show is loaded with new mirrorless camera hands-on experiences and news. For this show, Marco has invited back his friend, journalist, and reviewer of cameras and photographic equipment Angela Nicholson.

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

Angela flew all the way to Rome to test out the new Fuji X-T30 camera. The new X-T30 replaced the X-T30 and gains some features of the top of the line X-T3, like the 26.1 MP BSI sensor, the AF-joystick, and a faster AF. But some features as lacking from the big brother like the second SD-card slot, the high res EVF, and the dedicated ISO dial. Angela has used the camera and shares her experience with it and how it compares to the X-T3.

Just after we were done recording, Fuji issued a FW 1.01 update to lessen the effect of the X-T30 “accidental Q-button engagement.” After installing and testing the Q-button update, Angela has added her findings at the bottom of the X-T30 review at CameraJabber.com: https://camerajabber.com/fujifilm-x-t30-review/

Fuji X-T30

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

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

Fuji released FW update 3.0 for the X-T3. The main improvements cover face and eye detect AF accuracy. Face AF priority has also been added - you can now select the face to focus and meter for when there are multiple people in the frame. And another improvement enables faster AF speed for subjects at a distance.

X-T3 FW update on Fuji’s website: Fuji website: https://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/x/xt3/index.html

Fuji Camera Remote App for iOS update. With this update to App V4.0 Marco thinks that the software has finally been improved from “painful to use” to “somewhat usable.” Marco discusses in the show what he thinks is still lacking from the program and urges all camera manufacturers to invest more effort in the features and usability of their smartphone apps. “If they want to compete with the constantly improving cameras on smartphones, they need to make their apps to be desirable to use and easy to pair to multiple devices.

Panasonic has released the Lumix G95/G90. Angela has had a hands-on with the camera and shares if this Lumix camera is more for the photographer, the videographer, or a truly 50-50 usable hybrid camera.

Panasonic Lumix G95/G90

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2GuOg3T

Angela also had a longer hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix S1 and S1R cameras and chimes in with her experience and opinion of those cameras in comparison to other FF mirrorless cameras on the market. And she also shares if she would prefer the S1 or S1R in her camera bag.

Panasonic Lumix S1

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

Panasonic Lumix S1R

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

Ricoh introduced the new GR III camera. Both, Angela and Marco have tested the new compact mirrorless camera from Ricoh with its new 24MP APS-C sensor and newly rendered 28mm EFV lens. The rear LCD now is touch-enabled but there are a few things that Marco would have liked to see improved in this latest update to match this camera better to the target audience of street and travel photographers.

Ricoh GR III

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

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

Leica has introduced the Q2. The updated Q still has the fantastic fixed 28mm f1.7 lens but gained an almost 100% bump in resolution with the new full-frame sensor moving up from 24MP to 47MP! With this higher resolution, Leica implemented a third native crop mode to the camera. Next to the 35mm (30MP) and 50mm (14.7MP) in-camera crop modes the added 75mm crop still produces a 6.6MP image. The electronic viewfinder was also updated from LCD to OLED and the capacity of the battery was also improved. But the update did not implement two of Marco’s “like to have seen” features of a tilt-LCD and dedicated ISO dial.

Leica Q2

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2Gv1pdl

Sigma will make 11 of their Art lenses available for L-mount in 2019. This should make Lumix and Leica SL owners very happy because Sigma’s Art lenses are high quality at reasonable prices. The L-mount availability will include the 20mm, 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, 85mm, and 105mm f1.4 DG HSM lenses as well as the 14mm and 135mm f1.8 and the 70mm f2.8 macro ART lenses.

And Sigma is also introducing the MC-21 mount converter that will allow some of their SA and EF-mount lenses to adapt to the L-mount system.

Sigma L-Mount lenses and MC-21 adapter:

B&H: https://bhpho.to/2GuR5Sx

Sony FW updates for a7 III and a9 cameras. The FW 3.0 for a7III and a7R III adds real-time Eye AF, Animal Eye AF plus interval shooting of 1-9999 exposures in 1 to 60 seconds intervals. The a9 FW 5.0 offers a new AI driven AF for better object recognition and real-time eye tracking plus some changes to the menu settings based on user requests.

Sony FW update website

a7 III: https://www.sony.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-7-series/ilce-7m3#downloads

a7R III: https://www.sony.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-7-series/ilce-7rm3#downloads

a9: https://www.sony.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-9-series/ilce-9#downloads

Huawei P30 introduction. Angela has tried the new Huawei P30 smartphone with 4 built-in cameras and lenses. This smartphone offers a lot of versatility and features for photographers. The low-light quality is very good and even the computational DOF simulation of an up to f 0.95 lens does an impressive job of rendering fine detail and correctly applying it sharply to the subject or blurred to the background. But the P30 does seem to have some color issues in 4K video mode due to the new RYYB vs. the traditional RGGB pixel layout. But this should be fixable in a future FW update.

Huawei P30

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

Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2Vm5729

Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi! One question about RAW converter and workflow with Fuji. What's the best process to get from Fuji RAW to Lightroom?

  1. Directly import RAWs to LR?
  2. Convert RAW files with Adobe DNG Converter and then import dng in LR?
  3. Use Iridient (or others) instead of Adobe Converter?

Regards Daniel

Question by: Daniel, Cologne, Germany

  • 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: David Queenan  - Title: Travelling Back & Forth. See his image at the bottom of this page.

Links to Angela Nicholson:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AngeNicholson

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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.

Apr 25 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #20: We Shoot Mirrorless #4 | PPN | July 10th, 2017

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On this #4 “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast episode for July 2017, Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics:

  • CIPA camera sales numbers are up 34% year over year for May 2017.
  • Nikon’s CEO announced that their first interchangeable mirrorless camera is in development. And it is supposed to beat the performance of existing mirrorless cameras. We share our thoughts about this announcement.
  • Ricoh / Pentax seem to be in financial trouble as their core business is declining. What do they need to do to continue to be successful in the camera business?
  • Lexar announced that they are pulling out of the memory card business and we discuss why we partially like and dislike this move for different reasons.
  • Scott is publishing his “Eagle Monographs” book that is shipping soon and that you can pre-order here: www.ScottBourne.photography

  • 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.

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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.

Jul 13 2017

47mins

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