MBP Companion App Update (Podcast 590)

Today I really just have an announcement for all of the listeners that use our MBP Companion iPhone App, which is currently showing a message about not being supported by the imminent new release of iOS, which is version 11.
You may recall that I mentioned a few weeks ago, that I had started studying how to develop iOS applications, because the app that someone kindly made for us as a companion for the Podcast a number of years ago, will no longer be supported by iOS 11, which will be released very soon now. When opened my app is
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Ep. 212: Nikon Doesn’t Hate Women. Promise. – and more

Episode 212 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Sony Alpha Collective member, Kathryn Dyer

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Show Opener:
Sony Alpha Collective member, Kathryn Dyer opens the show. Thanks Kathryn!

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Ep: 211: Are the iPhone’s New Camera Specs Worth Upgrading? – and more

Episode 211 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: workphlo’s Dustin Dolby

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workphlo‘s Dustin Dolby opens the show. Thanks Dustin!

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Using Constraints to Fuel Your Best Work Ever /w Scott Belsky

Scott is one of those guests where I couldn’t possibly do justice to their resume – so apologies in advance to Scott, but here’s the short version: He’s currently the Executive Chairmen of the professional referral platform Prefer, was the founder of Behance, the creative portfolio platform that I’m sure many of you use, VP at Adobe, and author of the bestselling book “Making Ideas Happen.” I’m leaving out a ton – such as his time at Goldman Sachs, Benchmark, and as an early investor in Pinterest, Uber, and Periscope among others – but you get  the idea – Continue reading "Using Constraints to Fuel Your Best Work Ever /w Scott Belsky"

What Makes a Photograph or Print Fine Art? (Podcast 589)

Today I’m going to share my thoughts on what makes a photograph or a print “fine art”. This is something that I’ve seen various takes on, and frankly, nothing I’ve read over the years really resonates with me personally, for reasons that I’ll explain.
The impetus for today’s episode comes from a comment on my recent post about The Balance Between Healthy Learning and Analysis Paralysis. Listener and workshop participant Glady Klip asked the following question.
Nowadays you see so often the term ‘fine art photography’ and ‘fine art printing’. I was wondering what exactly is the definition of ‘fine art’
Dahlia #3
Mount Asahi Trees
Jewel on the Shore
Kussharo Lake Tree
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Shadow on Trees at Dune #35
Fine Art Print Border Dimensions
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Ep. 210: Nikon’s Confusing New Mirrorless Patents – and more

Episode 210 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Lexar Brand Ambassador Prajit Ravindran

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Lexar Brand Ambassador Prajit Ravindran opens the show. Thanks Prajit!

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Ep: 209: Does Your Tripod Look Like a Gun? – and more

Episode 209 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Thibault Roland

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Show Opener:
Sony Artisan of Imagery, Thibault Roland opens the show. Thanks Thibault!

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AirBnB’s Joe Gebbia: The Intersection of Art & Business

Joe Gebbia is best known as the co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Airbnb, a company you’ve probably heard about once or twice – valued at $31 billion at the moment (yep – that’s billion with a B). But this isn’t his first rodeo – he’s been a passionate advocate of design and an entrepreneur since his childhood, channeling that passion into everything from his college side hustle of selling his specially seat cushions for the uncomfortable stools in his art classes to various earlier online businesses and his current project, a furniture company called Neighborhood. It wasn’t easy putting Continue reading "AirBnB’s Joe Gebbia: The Intersection of Art & Business"

Be Ready with Custom Shooting Modes (Podcast 588)

Today we’re going to look at a feature that is on most cameras but often overlooked, and that is the Custom Shooting Modes, which enable you to quickly change many of the settings of your camera with the flick of a switch.
In last week’s episode, I touched on the importance of not fumbling with your camera and overthinking the technical details in order to be more in the moment as you make your photographs. Don’t get me wrong, I believe that technical accuracy and being deliberate is important, but we have to get so comfortable with how our
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Ep. 208: Another Photographer Games the System – and more

Episode 208 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer Thomas Hawk

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Photographer Thomas Hawk opens the show. Thanks Thomas!

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Ep: 207: Nikon Apologizes – and more

Episode 207 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Albert Dros

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If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.

Show Opener:
Sony Artisan of Imagery, Albert Dros opens the show. Thanks Albert!

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Reid Hoffman: Build A World-Changing Business

My guest this week is Reid Hoffman. I use the term “legend” very rarely – but in Reid’s case there is simply no more appropriate word for him. He’s one of the most successful and respected entrepreneurs and investors of all time, first serving as the COO of PayPal then founding LinkedIn which was sold to Microsoft – where he is now on the board – for $26 billion. As a VC partner at Greylock he’s invested in countless other top companies including Airbnb, Flickr, Digg and CreativeLive among many others. He’s also the author of the brilliant book “The Continue reading "Reid Hoffman: Build A World-Changing Business"

The Balance Between Healthy Learning and Analysis Paralysis (Podcast 587)

As creative artists and sometimes small business owners, it’s vitally important to continue to learn and grow on many levels, but I urge you to not get so caught up in technical details that you become paralyzed in the field through overthinking every decision.
I love learning new skills and continuing to hone my craft. You might have noticed that I have a relatively good understanding of photography. My friend David duChemin often drops me a line when he has something technical that he’d like describing because he knows that this is one of my stronger areas. My Craft & Vision e-books were
Gems on the Shore
Martin in Landmannalaugar
Choushi Ohtaki Waterfall
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Ep. 206: Did National Geographic Not Go Far Enough? – and more

Episode 206 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and educator, Michael the Maven

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Show Opener:
Photographer and educator, Michael the Maven opens the show. Thanks Michael!

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Ep: 205: The Nikon D850 Is Here! Is It One of Nikon’s Best? – and more

Episode 205 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: BlackRapid Founder, Ron Henry

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Show Opener:
BlackRapid Founder, Ron Henry opens the show. Thanks Ron!

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How Design Drives The World’s Best Companies w/ Robert Brunner

My guest today is Robert Brunner. If you look up “badass industrial designer” in the dictionary, the first thing you’re going to see is his picture. He’s the co-founder + partner of Ammunition Design Group, one of the top industrial design agencies in the world with clients including Lyft, Adobe, Microsoft, AIGA, and so many more. He lead the design of the widely popular Beats brand and built the design practice at Apple – he’s actually the guy who hired the legendary Jony Ive, now Apple’s Chief Design Officer – and he’s a former partner at the legendary firm Pentagram Continue reading "How Design Drives The World’s Best Companies w/ Robert Brunner"

The Boot Cleaning Ceremony (Podcast 586)

On July 8 this year, almost three weeks after returning from Namibia, I cleaned my boots. So what? I can almost hear you saying, but to me, this is always a relatively deep, thought provoking, experience, which I’d like to explain today.
When I started hiking in the early nineties, I had a policy that no matter how tired I was, I would clean and wax my hiking boots as soon as I got home from a trip. It was my way of paying respect to perhaps one of the most important tools we use, our footwear. Twenty-seven years on,
The Boot Cleaning Ceremony
Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop 2018
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