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.

  • 29: Filters and Post Production (Great Photos are Made, Not Shot)

    12 November 2018  |  16 mins 54 secs

    Ansel Adams famously said that photographs were made, not taken. And while he invented the Zone System and "pre-visualization" his secret was to make images in post production. To paraphrase Adams' musical metaphor, the taken picture is the written song; the printing is the performance.

  • 28: Constraints and Photographic "Games"

    10 November 2018  |  15 mins 4 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, photography

    There's nothing worse than a blank canvas. And being told you can take pictures of anything is actually a bit paralyzing. So here's some ways to break the jam and play creatively.

  • 27: The Annual Thanksgiving Show

    8 November 2018  |  14 mins 20 secs
    holiday, photos, thanksgiving

    The holidays are picture-taking days! Tips and thoughts on shooting your festivities.

  • 26: Creating Personal Projects

    6 November 2018  |  15 mins 50 secs

    If you shoot enough, at some point someone will ask "what do you take pictures of?" and it's a surprisingly difficult question.

  • 25: How NOT to be an Amateurish Amateur

    4 November 2018  |  13 mins 53 secs

    What are the things we do as beginners that are good to work through...

  • 24: Establishing Trust

    2 November 2018  |  16 mins

    Perhaps the most important attribute of the photographer isn't technical, it's the ability to engender trust in people....

  • 23: Are Your Pictures Any Good?

    31 October 2018  |  12 mins 56 secs

    So you've taken a lot of great photos. How do you determine which are "really" good?

  • 22: Walking Around with a Camera

    29 October 2018  |  17 mins 31 secs

    It's good practice to take your phone/camera out, and go for a walk. Pay attention to what catches your attention...

  • 21: On Reading Susan Sontag

    27 October 2018  |  17 mins 4 secs
    art, artists, photography

    Two books almost universally recommended for photographers...

  • 20: Truth!

    26 October 2018  |  20 mins 12 secs

    What is photographic truth? What happens when the photographer manipulates the image? How much manipulation is okay? If it's all a fiction, why do these things matter?

  • 19: The Space Between

    25 October 2018  |  17 mins 8 secs

    A photo is often capturing more than the surface of a subject, but rather, the relationship between photographer and subject.

  • 18: Simplification

    24 October 2018  |  15 mins 20 secs

    There's so much happening in the frames of our pictures, they can become more elegant with some simplification—what can be done to simplify an images?

  • 17: The Death of Photography?

    22 October 2018  |  18 mins 6 secs

    Teenagers taking pictures: is it "photography" or something else. Wim Wenders proclaimed the "end of photography." Really?

  • 16: The Rule of Thirds is Bullsh*t, Seriously, and other Topics of Composition

    21 October 2018  |  17 mins 47 secs

    People always talk about the "rule of thirds" and after much consideration, I've decided it's neither true nor useful, in teaching photography. Agree?

  • 15: The Problem with Video

    17 October 2018  |  17 mins 12 secs

    There is more to the advantages of still photography over moving video than technology. It messes with your brain...

  • 14: Shooting with the Right Side of your Brain

    15 October 2018  |  17 mins

    My mother felt it wasn't clear how to "see differently" and ultimately move picture taking from the left side of the brain to the right.