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Photo Taco Podcast

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Rank #148 in Visual Arts category

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

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

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259 Ratings
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Love the geekyness

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

Great show!

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

iTunes Ratings

259 Ratings
Average Ratings
244
7
5
1
2

Love the geekyness

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

Great show!

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

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

Rank #1: Histogram Explained

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

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Apr 12 2016

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Rank #2: How To Make Your Photos Look More Professional

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How To Make Your Photos Look More Professional by phototaco

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Oct 13 2015

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Rank #3: Weird Photography Tips That Actually Work (6 – 9)

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Photo Taco is a photography tips podcast where each episode last only the time it would take for you to eat a taco, or maybe a burrito! Jeff Harmon, Hobbyist Editor at improvephotography.com, as the host for this episode shares weird photography tips 6 through 9 that actually work! Be sure to check out the other weird tips that work ...

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Mar 08 2015

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Rank #4: Photographing Women

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Erica Kay, co-host of the Portrait Session Podcast, shares her best tips on how to pose women to get shots that she will love.

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Jun 24 2015

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Rank #5: Focus Points

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Jeff Harmon talks about contrast vs. phase detection and single vs. cross-type focus points.

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Feb 23 2016

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Rank #6: USB – C And Thunderbolt 3

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Jeff Harmon nerds out about how USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 technologies and how it will help photographers.

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Sep 10 2015

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Rank #7: Hyperfocal Distance Explained!

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

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Mar 25 2017

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Rank #8: Dominate Social Media

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Erica Kay shares her tips on how to DOMINATE social media.

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Jul 09 2015

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Rank #9: HIGTS Milky Way

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

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Jun 29 2016

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Rank #10: Instagram Like A Pro

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

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Feb 25 2017

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Rank #11: Sports Photography With Sharky James

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

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Aug 30 2016

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Rank #12: 7 Deadly Sins Of Landscape Photography

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Nick Page hosts this episode that outlines the 7 deadly sins of landscape photography

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May 07 2015

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Rank #13: Instagram Posting

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Jeff Harmon shares tips on how to share your edited photos to Instagram.

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Sep 15 2015

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Rank #14: PhotoPills Tour

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Jeff Harmon takes listeners on a surface level tour of the PhotoPills app with 5 stops on the tour: 1) What does the PhotoPills app do? 2) How photographers should learn to use the app? 3) Why is the app called PhotoPills? 4) What do each of the Photo “Pills” do? 5) What are in the MyStuff and Academy sections ...

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Jun 07 2017

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Rank #15: Keyword Like A Pro

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Jeff Harmon talks through three mini-topics and then shares how to use the keywording features of Lightroom like a Pro including the Keyword Tags box, Keyword Suggestions box, and the Keyword Set box of the Keywording panel along with the Keyword List panel in the Library Module. The three mini-topics covered: 1)Lightroom bug with macOS where panels and film strip ...

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Apr 17 2017

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Rank #16: Photo Taco – 5 Sport Tips

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Professional photographer and host of the Portrait Sessions podcast on the Improve Photography podcast network outlines 5 tips every photographer should know about sports photography

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Mar 11 2015

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Rank #17: Lightroom Secret Weapon – HSL

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Jeff Harmon talks about a secret weapon in Lightroom many photographers don’t seem to use or know about with the HSL panel and how it can help with colors in a photo

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May 05 2015

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Rank #18: Softboxes vs. Umbrellas

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Nick Page talks about the differences between softboxes and umbrellas

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May 21 2015

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Rank #19: Take Your PhotoPills

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Jeff Harmon is joined by Rafel Pons of the PhotoPills app team to talk about how photographers can learn to use the fantastic PhotoPills app: 1) Best way to get started? 2) Free, online videos are great (photopills.com) but are there good cheat sheets available? 3) Advice for photographers overwhelmed by the app? 4) Most used feature? 5) Least used ...

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May 27 2017

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Rank #20: When is it Time to Upgrade Your Camera?

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Jeff Harmon answers a question from listener Melanie Rice who on the Facebook page asked: Question about upgrading equipment: Started 10 years ago with a Canon 30D. Upgraded to Canon 60D 3 years ago when photography played a bigger role in my graphic design business. Now photography is becoming my main focus – mainly stock images, fashion and real estate. ...

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May 09 2017

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