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Tidbit Tuesdays

Answering Your Photography Questions

May 10, 2022

Episode 58: In today’s short Tidbit Tuesday, I answer three of your questions about how my science background has influenced my photography, explaining aspect ratios and printing, and what a lens limit switch is and how to u…

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How to Photograph Waterfalls and Streams

April 26, 2022

Episode 56: As a continuation of our recent “how to photograph” themed Tidbit Tuesday episodes, today’s topic is how to photograph waterfalls and streams. Waterfalls and streams are some of my favorite subjects to photograp…

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A Simple Guide to Photographing the Moon

April 12, 2022

Episode 54: Have you tried to photograph the moon only to be disappointed by your results? Perhaps it’s too small, or it just looks like a big white blob, or it’s blurry? In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answered a listener qu…

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Beginner’s Guide to Milky Way Photography

March 29, 2022

Episode 52: Today’s Tidbit Tuesday is all about Milky Way photography, including recommended gear and accessories, camera settings, and planning. This episode is geared towards someone who is new to Milky Way photography or…

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Photo Editing vs Photo Manipulation: Is There a Limit? [REMIX]

March 15, 2022

Episode 50: This (remixed) Tidbit Tuesday is a little more philosophical in nature as I answer two of our listener questions around photo manipulation - whether that is done in the field or in the digital darkroom. Is there…

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How to Stay Safe While Hiking Alone

March 1, 2022

Episode 48: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I share some tips on how to be safe while hiking and doing photography alone. It’s a question I get often, so I hope these tips help you feel more prepared and comfortable when you tre…

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Depth of Field Explained and How to Photograph the Moon With a Foreground

Feb. 15, 2022

Episode 46: In today’s short Tidbit Tuesday, I explain some important concepts around depth of field before answering a listener question about how to photograph the moon with a foreground and get both in focus. Enjoy! LINK…

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How and When To Use Exposure Compensation

Jan. 18, 2022

Episode 42: Today we return to our normal, more technically oriented Tidbit Tuesday episode with an explanation of exposure compensation - what it is, and how and when to use it in your outdoor photography. I tie together i…

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The One Thing That Will Improve Your Photography This Year

Jan. 4, 2022

Episode 40: Is there something that you really hope to achieve in your photography this year - something that you would really love to improve or to grow in some way - so that at this time next year, you can look back and fe…

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Should You Buy Filters? Landscape Photography Filters Explained [REPLAY]

Dec. 21, 2021

Episode 38: Today’s Tidbit Tuesday is a slightly condensed replay of Episode 2, which was all about landscape photography filters. I explain the four different types of filters most commonly used in outdoor photography, the…

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All Cracked Up About Mud!

Dec. 7, 2021

Episode 36: In this special Tidbit Tuesday episode, I’m joined by previous guests, Sarah Marino and Jennifer Renwick , to chat about: What makes photographing mud cracks so appealing How local knowledge of the landscape can …

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Achieving Balance in Composition

Nov. 23, 2021

Episode 34: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about how to achieve balance in photography composition. We chat about what balance is, what role balance plays in evoking certain emotions, how we can eff…

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Does Size Matter?

Nov. 9, 2021

Episode 32: In today’s quick Tidbit Tuesday, I answer two listener questions about camera sensor size, image quality, printing, and more. Enjoy! LINKS MENTIONED: Digital Camera Database Episode 24: How to Expose For High Dy…

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Understanding Histograms, ETTR, and ETTL

Oct. 26, 2021

Episode 30: Have you heard that using the histogram is a better way to assess exposure than your camera’s metering system? Are you still a bit confused on how to properly use the histogram, and it means to expose to the rig…

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Protecting Your Camera Gear While in Nature

Oct. 12, 2021

Episode 28: In today’s Tidbit Tuesday, I answer a listener question about camera backpacks - specifically waterproof (not just water-resistant) camera backpack options. I also give some tips on how to protect your camera ge…