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TWiP 478: The Rise & Fall of Brooks Institute

In this interview, I sit down with Jeffrey Burke, a former Chairman of the Board at the Brooks Institute of Photography to discuss the impact of it's closure, what’s next for the students, faculty and the for-profit education industry in general.

TWiP 477 – Embrace & Extend

Instagram Stories imitates Snapchat Stories. A photographer sues Getty Images for $1B after being billed for her own photo. Plus a cool new tech that can print holograms with regular InkJet printers.
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TWiP 476: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

This week we discuss Nikon's announcement of their brand new 105mm f1.4 portrait lens. Plus Fujifilm updates their Instax portable printer and Microsoft releases a new app photo called PIX loaded with artificial intelligence

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Street Focus


Street Focus 101: Through Our Eyes Project with Jason Williamson

The Through Our Eyes Project hands out cameras to people who are living on the street, in a local shelter or are otherwise affected by homelessness. Through Our Eyes Project is bigger than a social experiment. It's greater than an art piece. It's more important than an outreach. This project is a lifeline.
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Street Focus 99: Q&A and Street Challenge

This week on Street Focus my guest is my good friend Alec Hosterman. Together we answer questions about photography education, workflow and editing time, give the winners of the Street Challenge, announce a new one and give our picks of the week!

TWiP Family

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TWiP Family 66: Kelly Moore Clark on Camera Bags, Lighting and Family Life

This week’s show is and interview with Kelly Moore Clark, creator of Kelly Moore Bags. Kelly was a wedding photographer and couldn’t find a bag that fit her body or her needs. She had an idea for the perfect bag and resolved to stop talking about this perfect bag and make one. She found people who could help her create the bags and quickly found other people who wanted the bag she’d created.

TWiP Weddings


TWiP Weddings 044: Wedding Videography with Rob Adams

This week we are joined by Rob Adams from Rob Adams films. Rob is here today to talk with us about the world of wedding videography and share some tips and advice on how wedding photographers and videographers can work together on the wedding day.

TWiP Weddings 043: Gifyyy Booth

This week we chat with Ben Chernivsky, a wedding photographer from Chicago who developed Gifyyy Booth - a portable photo booth that is easy to setup, lightweight, ultra-portable, compact, and self sufficient.


Steampunk Radio, Photoshop Composite

TheFIX 081: Photoshop Compositing – Steampunk Radio

In this project-based episode of TheFIX, host Seán Duggan uses elements from four photos to create a simple composite of a steampunk radio. There are a lot of essential Photoshop skills covered in this show, including retouching, image mirroring, transformations, selections, working with shape tools to create paths for selections, layers, layer masks, smart objects, and layer styles.
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TheFIX 080: Photoshop Toning & Color Tinting

In this episode of TheFIX, host Seán Duggan shares some tips and techniques for creating color toning and tinting (i.e., "hand coloring") effects for black & white images. Beyond those key topics, this show also features useful tips on adjustment layers, layer masks, blending modes, and alternate ways of applying color tinting.
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TheFIX 079: Concert Photography with Alan Hess

On this episode of TheFIX, Alan Hess provides a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to photograph concerts and other high-profile live events, shows some of his favorite concert images, and shares some cool Lightroom and Photoshop processing tips.

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