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THE TWiP Podcast

TWiP Interns Wanted

TWiP is growing! And we’re looking to bring on a few talented interns to help us create the show. No relocation necessary… just a passion for photography!

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Patents, Pixels and Trolls

The original intent of the patent process was to prevent damage, but not stifle innovation. Unfortunately, the tech industry is currently being throttled by stifling patents and frequently the trolls that pursue them.

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All About Microstock (VIDEO)

Eliza and Dave Snow have built a dynamic microstock business selling their photos and videos online. The microstock model has allowed them to live their dream lifestyle of working when and how they want to and following their creative passion.

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Simplicity. The Key to Making Great Portraits

The trick to making great portraits is simplicity, and that’s as true for technique as it is for composition and gesture. I can never understand why so many folks are unable to just see the light and move the subject into that light.

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Where Are We Going With This?

TWiP Contributor and photographer Rick Alacron recently gave up his full-time job to focus on his photography and to try and find work in the field of photojournalism. Rick shares his thoughts on photojournalism as a career in the face of increasing competition and decreasing demand and ponders where he is going with it.

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Shoot Away the Summer

Summer is here and that means great weather, vacations, and cool drinks on the beach. It’s also a great time to head outdoors and getting shooting. TWiP contributor Huba Rostonics shares his tips for getting the most out of your vacation photos this summer.

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Smugmug Hearts Animoto

Have you been looking for a quick and easy way to create an Animoto video using the images you have in your SmugMug library? TWiP contributor Patrick Reed shares his workflow to quickly create an Animoto slideshow using images he has already uploaded to SmugMug.

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Bullet of Faith

TWiP contributor Jim Austin shares his thoughts on the creative process and how a particular image he created called “Bullet of Faith” evolved over time.

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How to Teach Yourself Photography

TWiP Contributor Adam Koplan shares his strategy for new photographers who want to teach themselves how to become a photographer. With so many online resources available to new photographers, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out where to start.

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Replacing a DSLR with an iPhone 4

This article is about a hobbyist photographer (me) who decided to upgrade from a Nikon D90 to a
D7000. In order for me to make the upgrade, I had to make some difficult decisions and sold my D90. I began using my iPhone more regularly, and realized that I did have an “everyday” camera – my iPhone 4.

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Photography as a Team Sport

TWiP Contributor Guillermo Ubilla shares his thoughts on photography as a group activity as opposed to the traditional thinking of photography as a solo endeavor. Is photography a team sport for you or do you consider it a solo endeavor? Sound off in the comments of this post!

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Quick Tip: Creating Google Velcro

For a page or website to rank highly in Google, you must create the page with a specific search term (or terms) in mind. In other words, don’t build a random page and hope it ranks. Build it from the ground up with making sure it gets found in mind.

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Point-and-Shoot Breakup

Great video from the folks over at the New York Times. What a great and poignant way to explain the the ending of the smartphone, point-and-shoot love

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Canon/Nikon Mug Winners!

Back in TWiP episode #166, I announced a contest to give away both Nikon and Canon lens mugs. Well, we’ve finally gotten our $%^@ together, and have selected the contest winners.

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