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On the new "mirrorless show" of the Photofocus podcast Scott and Marco will discuss news and information about the increasingly popular mirrorless camera market.

On this episode Scott and Marco discuss news and product announcements and give their initial feedback on what they think about these new products and mirrorless topics:

  • Marco's first impressions looking at a preproduction Fujifilm X-Pro 2
  • Scott's first impressions on his new FUJINON XF100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR tele zoom lens
  • The new Olympus PEN-F retro micro 4/3 camera 
  • A look at the first sample photos from the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4.0 IS PRO lens
  • A discussion why someone would switch from a DSLR to a mirrorless camera
  • Some advantages of mirrorless cameras
  • Some disadvantages of mirrorless cameras

Marco is curating a weekly street photo of the day for the Photofocus.com website. If you want to have a chance that your photo gets picked, just add you best street photos to the Photofocus Flickr group here: https://www.flickr.com/groups/photofocus/

Please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We'd also love to get your feedback. What do you want us to cover on the show in the future?

For more information on Scott follow him on Twitter @scottbourne

For more information on Marco follow him on Twitter @hamburgcam


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This week we catch up with two amazing artists making an impact on the industry.

First we hear from Corey Barker who dives into advice for those getting started and shares insight with his upcoming projects. Next Levi sits down with Matthew Jordan Smith who inspires everyone around him.

Corey Barker

Corey is an education and curriculum developer of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), an award-winning designer and illustrator, the executive producer of PlanetPhotoshop.com, and a regular contributor to Photoshop User magazine. He is also a featured instructor at the Photoshop World Conference & Expo and is an Adobe MAX Master Instructor. He teaches the Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks seminar tour and has produced numerous DVD training titles on Photoshop and design for Kelby Training. Corey recently co-authored Photoshop CS4 Down & Dirty Tricks with Scott Kelby and was a contributing author for 3D in Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals. Corey holds a BFA in Illustration from the Ringling School of Art & Design in Florida.

Corey and Pamela catch up about:

Favorite apps for inspiration
Favorite apps for inspiration
How to remember those creative ideas
Corey’s upcoming book
Sneak peek idea from the book
Upcoming training with Corey
advice on learning your craft
AR, VR, 3D technology talk
up and coming designer inspiration
Where can you find Corey?
www.photoshopmasterfx.com/
Matthew Jordan Smith

Matthew Jordan Smith is an American photographer based in Los Angeles. He has photographed some of the most famous people in the world – including the President of Iceland, Oprah Winfrey, and the richest man in the world, Carlos Slim. He is best known for his portraits of celebrities, actors, and models. His client list include Olay, Pantene, Revlon, Sony Entertainment, HBO and Showtime. His celebrity clients include Angela Bassett, Tyra Banks, Queen Latifah, Aretha Franklin and many more.

Mathew Jordan Smith and Levi discuss:

What is his speciality?
How did Mathew start with photography?
How he loves to teach?
There are no secrets
Building relationships and why that is so important.
What is Matthew working on?
Future American President book.
What everybody wants?
Where can we catch up with Matthew?

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This is our first episode of the Photofocus Inspiration show. This show will air once a month on the 14th of each month. The show is hosted by Scott Bourne and Marco Larousse.

 

On the new “Inspiration Show” of the Photofocus podcast Scott and Marco will discuss the art, history and motivation in photography that often gets lost in today's media rich world. Slow down, look closer and put more intent into photography to increase you creativity and final results. And simply spread the pure love of photography.

On this episode Scott and Marco discuss these topics:

 

Marco is curating a weekly street photo of the day for the Photofocus.com website. If you want to have a chance that your photo gets picked, just add you best street photos to the Photofocus Flickr group here: https://www.flickr.com/groups/photofocus/

Please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes. We’d also love to get your feedback. Is there anything that you want us to cover on the show in the future?

For more information on Scott follow him on Twitter @scottbourne

For more information on Marco follow him on Twitter @hamburgcam

 

 


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Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. For more than 30 years, Arizona Highway Photo Workshops has been committed to helping photographers find inspiring destinations, quality education and spectacular images. Get more information (and enter our contest) at http://www.ahpw.org/FindIt/

lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace—from bite-sized tutorials to comprehensive courses. Try lynda.com free for 10 days by visiting lynda.com/PhotofocusPhotofocus Podcast December 25, 2015 —  Chris Hershman and Bryan O'Neil Hughes

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Photofocus Podcast February 7th, 2016— Questions & Answers with Rich Harrington & Scott Bourne

Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast.  This week Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne tackle some great topics to help photographers. Remember, you can post those questions by sending us a note here at Photofocus.

The Question and Answer Podcast

  • New podcast updates and changes
  • What is responsible for autofocus speed? Camera or Lens?
  • Getting started shooting video: advice on editing video as a beginner. 
  • What’s the best focal length for portraits and headshots?
  • 85mm, 100mm or something else?
  • Starting out in photo editing, do you recommend Photoshop Elements, Lightroom or something else?
  • I’m switching from Sony to Fuji and I’m looking to sell my used gear, What’s the best way to sell used photo gear?
  • I have expensive fast lenses, but if I’m shooting mostly studio work, is there a reason why I would need fast glass?
  • Do you have to shoot with a DSLR camera to be a pro?
  • Latest gear gadget talk 
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