TWiP #286 – An Evening with SmugMug


Host: Frederick Van Johnson

Episode Overview:

Frederick sits down with two movers and shakers in the photography world: Martin Evening and Chris “Baldy” MacAskill. Listen in as Martin describes how he developed into a renowned Photoshop and Lightroom author and how his recent landscape work is inspiring him to explore new paths in his career.

Next, enjoy Frederick's interview with SmugMug co-founder and president Chris MacAskill as they discuss the recent price fluctuations at the company as well as the impact of ‘patent trolls' on the industry. Along the way, you will also learn how Smugmug got its name, its logo and more!

TWiP Contest Winner!

We'd like to thank everyone who entered last week's TWiP contest. With such an enthusiastic response, we'll definitely be doing more of these. Look for the next contest soon…

And a special congratulations to Peter L. – the winner of last week's contest. He has won a 16X20 iAcrylic Heirloom print!

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Pre-production by: Patrick Reed

Post production by: Suzanne Llewellyn

Bandwidth provided by: Cachefly

Intro Music by Scott Cannizzaro

Photo Credits: Martin Evening


  1. Wow, a great session with Chris MacAskill of SmugMug I’m a SmugMugger but had not heard all the issues of the price increases. I’ve always loved their sincere honesty and straightforwardness. This just reinforces it. I liked them before and love them now. Chris keep up the fight against unjustified patent lawsuits.

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