TWiP #267 – Curiosity the Photographer


Hosts: Frederick Van Johnson, Sara France, Syl Arena, Don Komarechka

Episode Overview

This week on TWiP:

  • Mars rover Curiosity sending back photos from Mars (10:50)
  • Firmware updates for the Canon 7D and PocketWizards (17:30)
  • D.C. Police clarify cell phone and camera policy (33:40)
  • Remove baby photos from your Facebook newsfeed (37:10)
  • An interview with Garry Lassman from GoPixIt (40:30)

Sara France, Syl Arena, and Don Komarechka join Frederick Van Johnson to discuss these topics and more on this week's episode of TWiP.

creativeLIVE & TWiP

As we mentioned last week, TWiP is now partnering with creativeLIVE in an effort to bring a wider selection of photography interviews into our show, as well as sharing some of the amazingly cool long-form workshops that creativeLIVE offers.

It's a huge win for our listeners, creativeLIVE, and for TWiP!

creativeLIVE is an online classroom that you can watch live for FREE. Then if you decide you want to own the workshop, to watch again later, you can purchase it and download the videos!

The next workshops coming up are:

  • Joe Bussink on Wedding Photography – August 9th – 11th
  • Lee Varis on Photographing and Retouching Skin – August 16th – 18th (author of the book SKIN)
  • And Sue Bryce with a special 5 day event on Beauty Photography of Women

You can check out all of these (and other) workshops out on the website.

Interview with Garry Lassman

In this interview, Frederick chats with Garry Lassman from to learn more about their new service, and how photographers can use it help show off, and sell their photography! Learn more at You can also visit to check out some of Gary's work.

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Connect with Our Hosts & Guests:

Sara France: or Twitter or Google+

Syl Arena: or Twitter or Google+

Don Komarechka: or Twitter or Google+

Frederick Van Johnson: or or Google+


Pre-production by: Bruce Clarke
Post production by: Suzanne Llewellyn
Bandwidth provided by: Cachefly
Intro Music by Scott Cannizzaro
Photo Credit: NASA


  1. omg. I’m a fertogapher. I’m like really essited to be on TWIP tadaaay. – Ms. France