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TWiP 470 – Virtually Facebook

Facebook is closer to bringing VR to the masses. iPhone and iPad will shoot RAW photos with iOS 10. Plus gear news from DxO, Hasselblad and Pentax.

TWiP 469 – This Week in Apple!

This week was Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference. Though many expected new hardware, they instead announced enhancements to many of their software products including macOS, iOS, watchOS and HomeKit. In this show we discuss some of the new releases, and how they might impact photographers.

TWiP 468 – Ghost in the Machine

Roll app finds the best photos on your phone. Roxor 4K Gimbal camera costs only $199. Plus Google’s ArtCamera captures every paint stroke in famous masterworks.



AlphaMirrorless 015: Juan and Andy Answer More of your Questions

Every so often we dedicate a show to answering your questions, and this is such a show. We get so many questions from all of you and we try to answer all of them, sometimes we may reply to you directly, sometimes we may just air your question on the show, and other times we may both! In any case we'd love to hear from you and try to answer your questions as they relate to the Sony Alpha mirrorless camera system or on photography in general.

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Street Focus 92: Small Town Street Photography

This week on Street Focus my guests and I discuss the advantages and disadvantages of being a street photographer in a small town. Ken Lyons from Kapunda, Southern Australia and Monty Montgomery from Oshkosh, Wisconsin share their stories.
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Street Focus 91: Photo Exhibit Special

This week on Street Focus, my guest is Jeff Harrington, the director and curator of the Mpls Photo Center. We discuss my experience jurying my first international call for entry Meet Me Downtown and also my solo exhibit Paris Je T'aime from idea to grand opening, and all the steps in between.

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TWiP Family 58: Sarah Wilkerson on Everyday Photos

Sarah Wilkerson is a photographer, mother, teacher, author and CEO of Click and Company. She talks with Jenny about her journey with photography and about the photographs she took and didn’t take as she began study photography in a serious way.

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TWiP Weddings 040: Succession Planning

On this week’s episode we’re going to talk about succession planning and things wedding photographers should be doing to safeguard their businesses in the event something happens to them and they are unable to run it.

TWiP Weddings 039: Canada Photo Convention

This week we are joined by by Jasser Abu-Giemi - the creator of the Canada Photo Convention. Jasser joins us to tell us about some of the struggles he faced as a wedding photographer and how he's using that knowledge to help other photographers grow their businesses.



TheFIX 072: Photoshop CC 2015.5 – Kicking the Tires

Last week Adobe released the new Photoshop CC 2015.5 , and in this episode of TheFIX we kick the tires and take it for a spin to check out the new features of most interest to photographers: Content-Aware Crop, the new Select & Mask task space, which represents a significant upgrade to what used to be the Refine Edge and Refine Mask dialogs; and the new Face-Aware panel in the Liquify filter.

TheFIX 071: Photoshop Clipping Masks

This week on TheFIX, host Seán Duggan takes a look at an essential layer technique in Photoshop: the use of layer clipping masks and clipping groups. A clipping mask allows you to take advantage of "masking without a mask", using an underlying layer's transparency as a virtual mask.

TheFIX 070: Lightroom CC – Guided Upright

This week on TheFIX, host Seán Duggan covers the recent 2015.6/6.6. Lightroom update and in a multi-image test drive he explores the new Guided Upright feature in Lightroom CC for correcting perspective distortions. Reminder: You still have a week to enter the current Rocky Nook book giveaway.

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Canon EOS 80D Review

The Canon EOS 80D comes three years after the popular 70D, one of the company's most popular APS-C mid-range cameras. Among a crowded market of 24MP APS-C bodies, the 80D stands out for its video and Live View capabilities.

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