Episode 55 : The 15 in 60 Self Development Project

Hey everyone!  Welcome to Episode 55.  This episode I have a rather tough development project for you to consider.  It's called the 15 in 60 and while it's hard, it is incredibly valuable in helping you to improve your ability to "see".

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Episode 44 : The Camera Body Gift Guide for Photography Enthusiasts

Episode 44 : The Camera Body Gift Guide for Photography Enthusiasts

It's that time of year when photographers are making lists of needs/wants and gift buyers are looking for just the right thing.  Welcome to episode 44 of the Make Better Photos and Videos podcast where I offer up my recommendations on camera bodies for the serious enthusiast.  I will be back with more entry and first time serious camera users in another episode, but this one is built to help that serious enthusiast wade through some amazing gear.

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Episode 39 : Using Your Popup Flash to Control Your Speedlight

Episode 39 : Using Your Popup Flash to Control Your Speedlight

Hey everyone!  Welcome to episode 39 of Make Better Photos and Videos.  In episode 33 I talked about off camera flash with the McNally Ezybox, but some readers weren't clear on how to make off camera flash work.  In this episode I review the idea of using the camera's built in popup flash to control a speed-light that is not connected via wires or other means.  Most cameras have popups, and many include this powerful remote control functionality.  Listen to this episode to find out how to make it work.  If you have questions, you can always email me at ross@thephotovideoguy.ca

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Episode 38 : Three Fall Shooting Scenarios For You to Try

Welcome to Episode 38 of Make Better Photos and Videos.  In this episode I present three fall shooting scenarios, with tips on being successful for you to try in the real world.  They're fun, reasonably easy and will result in images sure to please your friends and family.

Episode 37 : Understanding and Getting The Most From Your Camera Light Meter

Episode 37 : Understanding and Getting The Most From Your Camera Light Meter

Welcome to the Make Better Photos and Videos podcast.  In this episode we explore the evolution and best practices for using your in camera light meter.  You'll learn when it is right and when a little tweaking on your part will improve your images.  There's also a simple and yet very powerful experiment that you can do at home.

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