Everyday Photography, Every Day

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

141 episodes of Everyday Photography, Every Day since the first episode, which aired on 24 September 2018.

  • 44: A Minimum Quantity of Gear

    26 December 2018  |  19 mins 53 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, photography

    Pros have great gear. But what do you need when you aren't a pro?

  • 43: Landscapes, Mostly...

    23 December 2018  |  19 mins 37 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, photography

    Ansel Adams suggested that landscapes are the hardest photos to pull off. They are inspired by our amazing real life experience of the majestic outdoors, but somehow get crushed into little photos. Is there anything that can be done?

  • 41: The Instagram Dilemma

    19 December 2018  |  20 mins 4 secs

    Photographers have a love/hate with Instagram. It uses photos as social currency, which is a great way to get your images seen, but also suffers as a marginal way to experience a photo (small, quick), which isn't always what a photographer wants.

  • 40: Some Technical Questions Before the Holidays

    16 December 2018  |  9 mins 38 secs

    In this mini-episode Suzanne learns about smart phone image quality, archival printing, and making your images into something cool.

  • 39: The Composition "Asana"

    14 December 2018  |  16 mins 46 secs

    In my ongoing effort to replace traditional composition rules with a practice to exercise these skills, i take you on a visual tour over the radio. You might want the show notes to go with this one...

  • 38: Now, With Even More Zen...

    11 December 2018  |  13 mins 32 secs

    After a little googling, there's an entire "zen photography" ethos out there which resonates nicely with "everyday photography" -- learn how to make mindfulness and breath part of your picture-taking practice.

  • 37: The Way to Give Photographs as Gifts

    8 December 2018  |  21 mins 34 secs

    Giving art as a gift is always a dicey business; at the same time, there's nothing better than handmaking a personal present. Somewhere in there is the sweet spot: we also talk about size (it matters).

  • 36: The Presumption of Truth

    4 December 2018  |  12 mins 49 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, photography

    Strong opinions, weakly held. Perhaps we shouldn't presume photographs are so true...

  • 35: Zen Your Photography

    2 December 2018  |  15 mins 50 secs

    So much of what we see is unconscious. This is generally a good thing, but being able to be present with what is around us is an important skill. As Dorthea Lange said "a camera is a device that teaches us to see without a camera."

  • 34: Composition Lessons from Louis (Stettner)

    28 November 2018  |  18 mins 55 secs

    and what, exactly, is "PhotoYoga"? Stettner is currently being featured at the SFMOMA, and I have a few take-aways from that exhibition.

  • SPECIAL EDITION - Bernardo Bertolucci Tribute

    26 November 2018  |  23 mins 8 secs

    The filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci died today. In a memorium I tell the story of how I came to work with him in 1990 on The Sheltering Sky, and what I learned. (This special episode is a departure from our usual content).

  • 33: Interview about F64

    25 November 2018  |  16 mins 25 secs

    Concluding our Thanksgiving family series of episodes, this is an interview I did with my parents Mel and Lorna in 2001 about their art collection of photography.

  • Thanksgiving Special Edition - The Rubin Bros.

    24 November 2018  |  37 mins 37 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, photography

    The Rubin Brothers enjoy a lively conversation about our various interests; photography, magic, media, film and family. While the turkey was cooking, we retreated to his studio for a chat.

  • 32: Exploring Time, with Danny

    21 November 2018  |  26 mins 19 secs

    Danny Rubin is not only the writer of the movie "Groundhog Day" but as my brother, he was subjected to many of the same creative influences as visual artists like my sister and me. And yet all of us think a lot about time.

  • 31: Photo Collage, with Gabrielle

    18 November 2018  |  17 mins 14 secs

    Sometimes the magic of photography is in how images are juxtaposed with other images -- either on a wall, in a book, or sometimes assembled by the artist, like Uelsmann (in a darkroom), or in Photoshop, or just cut up.

  • 30: Learning from Looking

    15 November 2018  |  18 mins 53 secs

    Mastering your camera is fundamental, but the way to become good at photography is largely about looking at lots of photographs. By great photographers. A range of them. So how do you look at old work and what's the take away?