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Photography Tips from the Top Floor: Episodes

<p>Today&#8217;s episode continues the amazing journey &#8211; YOUR amazing journey &#8211; to become a better photographer. Chris also got an ice bucket dumped over his head.. for a very good cause. And yes, there&#8217;s video of it. Show Links: Chris &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/08/22/tfttf647-pan-stick-butter/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf647-pan-stick-butter">Continue ...
<p>Chris wants you to become a better photographer &#8211; come with him on a journey to explore photography and learn! The technical side is important, but the non-technical side is even more important &#8211; that&#8217;s where many photographers today want &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/08/08/tfttf646-first-step-journey-become-better-photographer/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf646-first-step-journey-become-better-photographer">Continue ...
<p>Here comes the long awaited Q&#038;A show! Allistair asks about filters, Gavin wonders about the focus on his lens, Joanne shot the picture of her lifetime and needs marketing advice, Satchin has a question about depth of field in full-frame &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/08/01/tfttf645-oh-many-questions/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf645-oh-many-questions">Continue ...
<p>Did hell just freeze over? Chris is talking about how gear and toys can help make you a better photographer. That&#8217;s unheard of.. unless you&#8217;re listening to this episode of Tips from the Top Floor! Show Links: Photo tour: Aurora &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/07/18/tfttf644-toys-key-photographic-success/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf644-toys-key-photographic-success">Continue ...
<p>Chris discusses the death of Aperture and what that means for photographers (hint: the future is not too bleak). He will also talk about shooting in the Dublin Docks with an iPhone and about the idea that was born from &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/07/10/tfttf643-heres-idea-golden-plate/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf643-heres-idea-golden-plate">Continue ...
<p>Chris talks with Bob &#8220;Dr. Mac&#8221; Levitus, author of great books (such as iPad for Dummies, iPhone for Dummies, OS X Mavericks For Dummies, and more), host of his soon-to-be-released tv show, who claims his middle name should be &#8220;paranoid&#8221; &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/07/03/tfttf642-blown-away-tornado-interview-dr-mac/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf642-blown-away-tornado-interview-dr-mac">Continue ...
<p>Chris reviews how he sometimes opens workshops and photo tours &#8211; with a list of great photography secrets he found last year. Show Links: 18 Things I&#8217;ve Learned &#8211; Mason Resnick Darjeeling First Flush Photo Tour 2015 / Aurora Borealis &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/06/19/tfttf641-turn-around-camera-hand/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf641-turn-around-camera-hand">Continue ...
<p>On today&#8217;s episode Chris talks about why it&#8217;s important for a photographer to make yourself uncomfortable, we&#8217;ll also dive a bit deeper into the flickr question from last week.. why on earth is it that some pictures get so many &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/06/12/tfttf640-comfort-wrong-concept/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf640-comfort-wrong-concept">Continue ...
<p>Chris tries to analyze why certain types of pictures in his photo stream get more flickr favs than others. Is it because he doesn&#8217;t shoot to accommodate the taste of the platform? Show Links: Everest Trek 2014 &#8211; Photography by &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/06/07/tfttf639-analyzing-flickr-favs/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf639-analyzing-flickr-favs">Continue ...
<p>Chris talks about how to survive as a digital photographer while not being able to charge batteries for a whole week. Also find out about Chris&#8217; greatest fear and how he overcame it on the 2014 Everest Trek. Show Links: &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/30/tfttf638-greatest-fear/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf638-greatest-fear">Continue ...
<p>Chris talks with photographer Don Komarechka from Barrie, Canada about his Snowflake Photography, running a Kickstarter campaign, making a book, scrapping an entire print run and re-printing it, infrared photography and what you can do with pinholes. Show Links: See &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/23/tfttf637-interview-don-komarechka-sky-crystals-pinholes/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf637-interview-don-komarechka-sky-crystals-pinholes">Continue ...
<p>A quick update from Chris from Gorek Shep on the Everest Trek Show Links: See Chris&#8217;s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. Everest Trek Map » Download the MP3 for this episode No tips yet.Be the first to tip!Like &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/18/everest-trek-2014-update-3/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=everest-trek-2014-update-3">Continue ...
<p>Chris and Monika sit down to discuss some of the more creative sides of travel photography. For example: what can you do to avoid bringing home the same postcard pictures from the same locations that everyone else has already made? &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/15/tfttf636-boring-postcards/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf636-boring-postcards">Continue ...
<p>Another update from Chris from Kathmandu about Everest Trek 2014 Show Links: See Chris&#8217;s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. » Download the MP3 for this episode No tips yet.Be the first to tip!Like this content? Tip me with &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/10/everest-trek-2014-update-2/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=everest-trek-2014-update-2">Continue ...
<p>Chris talks with videographer Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest about his latest tool to gather amazing footage: a quadrocopter that is capable of carrying motion-stabilized cameras and can fly at the high elevation of Mt. Everest Base Camp. &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/09/tfttf635-interview-jon-miller-drones/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf635-interview-jon-miller-drones">Continue ...
<p>A quick update from Chris from Kathmandu about Everest Trek 2014 Show Links: See Chris&#8217;s Everest Trek Photos as he shares them. » Download the MP3 for this episode No tips yet.Be the first to tip!Like this content? Tip me &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/04/everest-trek-2014-update-1/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=everest-trek-2014-update-1">Continue ...
<p>Chris talks about cameras at 18,000 ft, about cold weather, weak batteries, camera attachment systems, yak poop fires, energy management while hiking, backpack choices, lenses at -4 degrees Fahrhenheit and about how wonderful it is to be able to now &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/05/02/tfttf634-2-second-rule/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf634-2-second-rule">Continue ...
<p>Chris briefly explores a 40-year old film format, the 110 pocket film. He has a few observations on what&#8217;s the best time to buy a new camera (hint: not two weeks before an important vacation as you won&#8217;t have time &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/04/18/tfttf633-magical-muscle-memory/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf633-magical-muscle-memory">Continue ...
<p>Chris teaches you at least three ways why using a hole instead of a lens to take pictures can really make you a better photographer &#8211; and why with the analog taste to it, it is still easy to approach &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/04/11/tfttf632-f213/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf632-f213">Continue ...
<p>Chris explains why we see a 3D effect in photos without 3D glasses, Rob thinks Chris might be selling the show a bit short and goes to the solar system, until April 8th 2014 you have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to &#8230; <a href="http://www.tipsfromthetopfloor.com/2014/03/28/tfttf631-the-adapter-matte/?pk_campaign=feed&pk_kwd=tfttf631-the-adapter-matte">Continue ...
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