Category: PhotoActive Podcast

PhotoActive #126: Portfolios with William Neill

The latest PhotoActive episode features William Neill, talking about his new book The Photographer's Portfolio Development Workshop.

PhotoActive #124: Food Photography with Lauren Caris Short

How do you make mouth-watering photos of food? In the latest episode of the PhotoActive podcast, we’re joined by Lauren Caris Short, author of the beautiful new book The Complete Guide to Food Photography to talk about what it takes to be a food photographer. Lighting, food styling, composition… photographing food is a multi-disciplined photo ...

PhotoActive #119: WWDC and New OSes

The latest episode of PhotoActive is out, in which Kirk and I talk about the most intriguing announcements for photographers.

PhotoActive 118: Scott Kelby’s Travel Tips

Scott Kelby joins us this week on the PhotoActive podcast to talk about travel photography, using the years of experience he’s gained and now collected into his new book, The Travel Photography Book.

PhotoActive 117: John Cornicello on Lens Distortion

You've heard the term "zoom with your feet?" It's not that simple.

PhotoActive 116: iPad Photo Editing

The latest episode of the PhotoActive podcast is all about editing photos on the iPad and iPad Pro.

PhotoActive 115: iPhone Camera Tips & Tricks

Millions of people take billions of photos using the built-in Camera app on their iPhones, so we wanted to do an episode all about the clever and sometimes hidden capabilities of this camera that’s always with you. A few things are obvious, but I’m sure there’s at least one or two you may not know ...

PhotoActive 115: Bryan Jones on Why Color Doesn’t Exist

When Kirk bought his Leica Monochrom, I knew we'd get into more black-and-white content on the PhotoActive podcast, but this week we may have taken it too far. We welcome back retinal neuroscientist Bryan Jones as our guest to talk about why color doesn't even exist!

PhotoActive Podcast: Bryan William Jones on How We See

One of the great joys of co-hosting the PhotoActive Podcast is getting to talk to smart, interesting people related to photography. In the latest episode, we chat with retinal neuroscientist and photographer Bryan William Jones about how we see the world, and how that translates to what our cameras see. I was surprised to learn ...

PhotoActive Podcast: Jordan Drake on Shooting Video

The PhotoActive podcast that I co-host is all about photography, but nearly all of our cameras now have the ability to record video. Shooting video with your DSLR or mirrorless camera is different from the camcorders of old, so even though there’s a lot of overlap between stills and video, the latter can be daunting. ...