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The Martin Bailey Photography Podcast

English, Visual Arts, 1 season, 838 episodes, 1 day, 16 hours, 37 minutes
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The Martin Bailey Photography Podcast provides education and inspiration through a mix of art, creativity and technical topics, interviews, gear reviews and travelogue style episodes. Full archive at http://mbp.ac/blog
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tours 2024 Part 2

Today, we cover the second half of my Japan Winter Wildlife Tours for 2024 with the Whooper Swans and Sea Eagles and comments from the guests. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/838 Music by Martin Bailey
7/12/202425 minutes, 43 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tours 2024 Part 1

Five months after I finished these tours, today, we finally see Snow Monkeys and Red-Crowned Cranes, along with a few other species. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/837 Music by Martin Bailey
6/28/202412 minutes, 29 seconds
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Canon RF200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM Lens Review

Having moved house, set up a new studio, and completing my Complete Namibia Tour, here is a review of the Canon RF200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM lens. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/836 Music by Martin Bailey
6/19/202415 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Adventure Video

After a long hiatus, I just released a video of this year's Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure. We're also crazy busy as we bought a house! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/835 Music by Martin Bailey
4/16/202410 minutes, 24 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure 2024

After a long hiatus, as I travel on my winter tours, I explain what I've been up to between tours, and walk you through our Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/834 Music by Martin Bailey
2/17/202414 minutes, 43 seconds
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2023 Top Ten Photos Selection Process

In this episode, I share my thoughts as I whittle down 1060 final selects from my 2023 tours and shoots to what I consider to be my best ten images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/833 Music by Martin Bailey
1/6/202420 minutes, 40 seconds
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Year End Update + I'm Airborne Again!

A quick roundup update as 2023 draws to an end with my cataract surgery, Glacier backup, and I have a new DJI Air 3 drone, so I'm airborne again! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/832 Music by Martin Bailey
12/29/202313 minutes, 41 seconds
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Experimenting with Water Clouds

Today I share the fruits of a Sunday project to photograph food coloring being dropped into water. Only some pigment and a little milk got hurt. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/831 Music by Martin Bailey
12/18/202312 minutes, 52 seconds
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Why I Use Manual Exposure

A short video to demonstrate the reason I use Manual Exposure instead of Exposure Compensation, especially for winter wildlife. Full sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/830
12/1/20237 minutes, 9 seconds
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To Stand or Not to Stand

I've recently started to stand for at least half a day when doing office work, aided by a new desk with adjustable height. I love it! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/829 Music by Martin Bailey
11/24/20237 minutes, 20 seconds
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A Handful of Park Shots

Today I share a handful of images from a recent walk in the park, and an update on my NAS cloud backup to Amazon Glacier via Starlink. Big thumbs up! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/828 Music by Martin Bailey
11/22/202310 minutes, 58 seconds
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Matt Jacob Interviews Martin Bailey

Photographer Matt Jacob interviewed me for his podcast, and I think you might find parts of our chat inspiring, so check it out on the blog. Video at https://mbp.ac/827
10/31/20231 minute, 21 seconds
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Zoo Portraits Shooting and Processing

This week I talk about how I created some stunning black and white animal portraits, including a video to show you the processing. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/826 The video here: https://vimeo.com/877425255 Music by Martin Bailey
10/24/20238 minutes, 12 seconds
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Life, Risk and the Creative Process with David duChemin

A conversation with my friend David duChemin. We discuss his decision to have his leg amputated and go on to talk about risk and the creative process. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/825 Music by Martin Bailey
10/5/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 6 seconds
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Working with Collections

A video for this week's episode, walking you through an update of my Namibia portfolio to share tips on working with collections and editing. Visit https://mbp.ac/823 to view the video.
9/30/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 3 seconds
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Music Plugin Release and Cataracts Update

Catching my breath at the end of September, today I'm sharing a roundup of recent events, including a new software release and my cataract surgery. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/824 Music by Martin Bailey
9/30/202313 minutes, 59 seconds
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Starlink - My Internet Woes are Over!

Finally, the problems I've been having with my Internet provider are over, thanks to Starlink! Today I share my thoughts and a few cabling tricks. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/822 Music by Martin Bailey
9/15/202315 minutes, 21 seconds
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Kuon - The Height of Japanese Hospitality

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing the height of Japanese hospitality in the elegant space that is Kuon, from my friends at Kokuya Hotel. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/821 Music by Martin Bailey
8/31/202310 minutes, 30 seconds
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An Interview with Photographer Matt Jacob

An interview with awesome photographer Matt Jacob, in which we discuss his life and love of fine art portraiture while reviewing ten of his images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/820 Music by Martin Bailey
8/12/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 25 seconds
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AWS Glacier for Large Data Backups

Following advice from a friend, I've switched my backup strategy to AWS Glacier and will gradually migrate over from the iDrive service. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/819 Music by Martin Bailey
8/4/202316 minutes, 41 seconds
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Is iDrive Any Good for Large Volume Cloud Backups?

Thinking of using iDrive for your cloud backup? If you have over a few terabytes to store, read or listen to this post first. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/818 Music by Martin Bailey
7/25/202314 minutes, 57 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour May 2023 Part 2

We conclude my travelogue of my second Complete Namibia Tour for 2023 today, with some elephants, a Dik Dik, and a Cheetah with two cubs. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/817 Music by Martin Bailey
7/10/202312 minutes, 42 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour May 2023 Part 1

After a crazy June, I'm back in the podcasting pilot seat with an update to share the best work from my second Complete Namibia Tour for 2023. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/816 Music by Martin Bailey
7/3/202315 minutes, 27 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour April 2023 Part 3

In this post, we conclude my review of the rest of my Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop with a larger-than-usual set of 18 images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/815 Music by Martin Bailey
5/16/202317 minutes, 27 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour April 2023 Part 2

We pick up the trail on my April 2023 Complete Namibia Tour with a second afternoon in Kolmanskop, then on to the dunes of Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/814 Music by Martin Bailey
5/15/20239 minutes, 40 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour April 2023 Part 1

Follow along with my first Namibia tour for 2023 as we visit the Quiver Tree Forest and deserted diamond mine tours at Kolmanskop and Elizabeth Bay. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/813 Music by Martin Bailey
5/11/202314 minutes, 19 seconds
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A New Really Right Stuff Ultralight Tripod

Today I share details of my shiny new Really Right Stuff not-so-light Ultralight tripod having finally managed to break my old BH-55. A Good excuse! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/812 Music by Martin Bailey
4/17/20239 minutes, 5 seconds
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Some Pretty Good Inexpensive Photography Gear!

This week we look at a few items of gear that I picked up recently for very little money but which I'm relatively excited about. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/811 Music by Martin Bailey
4/11/202314 minutes, 29 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#2 2023 Part 3

This week we complete our travelogue series for my second Japan Winter Wildlife tour with ten photographs of the Steller's and White-Tailed Eagles. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/810 Check out our Tours & Workshops page here: https://mbp.ac/tours Music by Martin Bailey
4/5/202315 minutes, 12 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#2 2023 Part 2

We continue our series to walk you through my second Japan Winter Wildlife Tour, with more Red-Crowned Cranes and the clumsy, adorable Whooper Swans. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/809 Music by Martin Bailey
3/30/202311 minutes
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#2 2023 Part 1

Part one of a three-part series covering my second Japan Winter Wildlife Tour and Workshop for 2023, starting with Snow Monkeys and Red-Crowned Cranes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/808 Music by Martin Bailey
3/21/202311 minutes, 25 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#1 2023 Part 3

This is the final part of three episodes to walk you through our antics on the first of my two Japan Winter Wildlife Tours for 2023. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/807 Music by Martin Bailey
3/15/202317 minutes, 7 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#1 2023 Part 2

We pick up the trail of my Japan Winter Wildlife Tour 1 for 2023 as we photograph a Ural Owl and the Red-Crowned Cranes in the mist with hoar frost. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/806 Music by Martin Bailey
2/24/202312 minutes, 27 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife Tour#1 2023 Part 1

This week we start a three-part series in which you can join us on my first Japan Winter Wildlife tour in three years, starting with the snow monkeys! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/805 Music by Martin Bailey
2/13/202316 minutes, 46 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2023 Part 3

Today we complete a virtual tour as you join me on my Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure, which I recently ran for the first time in three years. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/804 Music by Martin Bailey
2/1/202318 minutes, 29 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2023 Part 2

We pick up the trail on a virtual tour as we continue our Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure, which I recently ran for the first time in three years. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/803 Music by Martin Bailey
1/27/20239 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2023 Part 1

Join me on a virtual tour as we start our Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure for the first time in three years. Parts two and three are coming soon! Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/802 Music by Martin Bailey
1/25/202310 minutes, 50 seconds
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Setting Up A Synology DS923+ NAS

This week I share details of setting up a new Synology DS923+ NAS drive and discuss my plans as I change my backup strategy moving away from Drobo. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/801 Music by Martin Bailey
1/7/202321 minutes, 26 seconds
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800th Episode and Martin's 2022 Top Ten Selection

Celebrating the 800th episode of the Podcast and discussing the importance of learning image selection skills with my 2022 Top Ten photo selection. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/800 Music by Martin Bailey
12/30/202215 minutes, 37 seconds
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Updating my Bio Photo Self Portrait

I've reshot my bio photo self-portrait, shot a second, more challenging portrait with my archery bow, and I share the process in this week's post. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/799 Music by Martin Bailey
12/18/202211 minutes, 9 seconds
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XGIMI Horizon Pro 4K Projector Review

I finally found a quality 4K projector that only half breaks the bank. Check out my review of the fantastic XGIMI Horizon Pro 4K projector. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/798 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/7/202216 minutes, 37 seconds
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Where Did the Year Go? It's Autumn Again! (Podcast 797)

It's hard to believe that a year has passed again, but the Autumn color is back in Tokyo, and today I share a few shots from our local park. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/797 Music by Martin Bailey
11/28/202212 minutes, 58 seconds
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Battery Grip and RRS L-Bracket for Canon EOS R5

Having tried to use my Canon mirrorless cameras without battery grips, I recently broke down and bought the BG-R10 and a Really Right Stuff L-Bracket. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/796 Music by Martin Bailey
11/16/202211 minutes, 37 seconds
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Try Again! Topaz Photo AI Review

I needed to clean up my Lunar Eclipse shot recently, so I gave Topaz Photo AI a try and was highly impressed - DNGs in Capture One Pro also work now! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/795 Music by Martin Bailey
11/11/20229 minutes, 41 seconds
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Almost Autumn, Waterfalls and the iPhone 14 Pro Max

I recently spent a couple of days in the mountains with my wife. It was great to get out and shoot some of my images with the new iPhone 14 Pro Max! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/794 Music by Martin Bailey
10/25/202215 minutes, 53 seconds
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2022 5DayDeal Photography Bundle

The 5DayDeal sale for 2022 has just gone live! See some of the highlights and how this can help you to level-up your photography in this week's post. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/793 Music by Martin Bailey
10/13/202210 minutes, 39 seconds
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Tenba Skyline 13 Messenger Bag Review

Preparing for an upcoming trip, I just bought a Tenba Skyline 13 Messenger bag for my MacBook Pro and Camera, and I share my thoughts in this post. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/792 Music by Martin Bailey
10/5/20228 minutes, 27 seconds
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Brian Wood-Koiwa on Wabi-Sabi in Photography

This week I chat with Brian Wood-Koiwa about Wabi-Sabi in Photography, Ensouling Inanimate Objects, Polaroids, and Brian's bespoke Photowalk Tours. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/791 Music by Martin Bailey
9/30/202249 minutes, 16 seconds
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EOS Mirrorless Battery Life Problem Solved

I had a problem with my EOS R5 battery life, and today share how I identified the cause and fixed it by replacing a third-party battery charger. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/790 Music by Martin Bailey
9/24/20229 minutes, 49 seconds
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Creating and Maintaining a Photography Website

Today I share tips about running a photography website along with my recommended software and plugins to keep it all ticking over nicely. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/789 Music by Martin Bailey
9/13/202230 minutes, 34 seconds
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Looking After Your Camera, Lenses and Other Tools

Keeping our gear healthy in challenging conditions requires a little love and attention, and there are some precautions to prevent condensation. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/788 Music by Martin Bailey
8/25/202214 minutes, 16 seconds
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From Model to Photographer with Kudzai King

An inspiring conversation with Kudzai King, a model from Harare, Zimbabwe, who moved to Cape Town, then to New York where he works as a photographer. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/787 Music by Martin Bailey
8/19/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop 2022 Video

Having spent several days creating the background music, my Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop slideshow video for the 2022 tour is now on Vimeo. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/786 Video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/737475715 Music by Martin Bailey
8/9/20225 minutes, 23 seconds
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Building My Namibia 2022 Slideshow in FotoMagico 6

This week I walk you through some of the key aspects of putting together a photography and video slideshow using FotoMagico for the Mac OS. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/785 Music by Martin Bailey
7/28/202221 minutes, 1 second
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Complete Namibia 2022 Tour Report #5

This week we conclude our series of Complete Namibia Tour reports with more of the majestic and beautiful wildlife in the Etosha National Park. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/784 Music by Martin Bailey
7/14/202221 minutes, 11 seconds
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Complete Namibia 2022 Tour Report #4

In part four of my Complete Namibia Tour series, we spend an amazing day with the Himba people and meet lions and rhinos in the Etosha National Park. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/783 Music by Martin Bailey
7/7/202217 minutes, 21 seconds
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Complete Namibia 2022 Tour Report #3

We continue our Complete Namibia trip report today with our second shoot in Deadvlei, then on to Walvis Bay with the flamingoes and pelicans. Details on the blog: https://mbp.ac/782 Music by Martin Bailey
6/28/202210 minutes, 11 seconds
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Complete Namibia 2022 Tour Report #2

We continue our Complete Namibia trip report today as we work in Komanskop again, then make our way to the Namib-Naukluft National Park and Deadvlei. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/781 Music by Martin Bailey
6/27/202212 minutes, 59 seconds
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Complete Namibia 2022 Tour Report #1 (Podcast 780)

Today I start a series of posts to share our antics with you as we traveled almost completely around Namibia in my recent epic 17-day tour. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/780 Music by Martin Bailey
6/20/202213 minutes, 53 seconds
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Nuggets from my Namibia Tour Preparation

As I prepare for my upcoming Namibia Tour & Workshop, I wanted to share a few items that I've bought to protect my gear from the elements, etc. Check out our tours: http://mbp.ac/tours Music by Martin Bailey
5/26/202212 minutes, 12 seconds
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Frederick Van Johnson on Podcasting & the Future of Cameras

My friend Frederick Van Johnson and I got together recently to talk about our experiences as pioneering podcasters and the future of camera systems. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/778 Music by Martin Bailey
5/13/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds
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Up Close 2nd Edition with Andrew S. Gibson

In this episode, I welcome Andrew S. Gibson back to the Podcast to talk about his latest ebook, the second edition of Up Close from 10 years ago. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/777 Music by Martin Bailey
5/10/202238 minutes, 4 seconds
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Topaz Labs Plugins Praise and Problems

This week we take a look at Topaz Labs DeNoiseAI and SharpenAI software, which in many ways is great, but I stumbled on a problem that has me stumped. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/776 Music by Martin Bailey
4/30/202211 minutes, 41 seconds
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Intentional Camera Movement and Spring Leaves

Join me for a walk in my local park to shoot the spring color and some ICM (Intentional Camera Movement) shots with fun results. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/775 Music by Martin Bailey
4/22/202210 minutes, 32 seconds
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OBSBOT Remote Update and PhotoClock Pro Video

A quick episode today to update my review of the OBSBOT Tiny 4K Remote Control and a video to share details of my latest iOS app PhotoClock Pro. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/774 Music by Martin Bailey
4/15/20226 minutes, 56 seconds
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Out Now for iOS! All About PhotoClock Pro

I'm very happy to be able to announce today that my latest app for iOS is now available in the App Store and I share full details in this week's post. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/773 Music by Martin Bailey
3/31/202218 minutes, 23 seconds
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Are Primes Always Better Than Zoom Lenses?

Are prime lenses always better than zooms? You need to make that decision for yourself based on your own needs, and tests if necessary. details on blog: https://mbp.ac/772 Music by Martin Bailey
3/24/202217 minutes, 4 seconds
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The OBSBOT Tiny 4K – a Semi-Intelligent Webcam

The OBSBOT Tiny 4K AI-Powered Webcam isn't as smart as I'd hoped, but it's still a great camera for dynamic online presentations. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/771 Music by Martin Bailey
3/10/202213 minutes, 40 seconds
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Where Did February Go?

I've been working so hard to complete my new iOS app that I've no time left to create a new podcast so here is a very quick outline of what I'm up to. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/770 Music by Martin Bailey
2/28/20229 minutes, 41 seconds
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Photo Geek Weekly with Don Komarechka

Don Komarechka and I discuss the Ricoh / Pentax business strategy, ways to use film cameras, NFTs, and what you give up when entering a photo contest. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/769 Music by Martin Bailey
2/8/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 4 seconds
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Photography Projects with Street Photographer Valérie Jardin

Valérie Jardin joins me this week to discuss the importance of personal projects for the working photographer and finding your own voice. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/768 Music by Martin Bailey.
1/31/202259 minutes, 48 seconds
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Using a Microtome and Staining for Microphotography

In this week's podcast, I share how I've been using a microtome and various stains to prepare specimen sections to photograph. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/767 Music by Martin Bailey
1/26/202217 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Use a Canon Camera as a Webcam

In this post share how to use Canon EOS cameras as webcams, when you want your video stream to look professional with shallow depth of field. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/766 Music by Martin Bailey
1/18/202214 minutes, 42 seconds
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Martin’s Personal Top Ten Photographs for 2021

I've just selected my yearly top ten personal favorite photographs for 2021 and today share my thoughts on the process, along with my final selection. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/765 Music by Martin Bailey
12/31/202114 minutes, 55 seconds
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Shooting Spaces with Rich Baum and Brian Berkowitz

In this interview, Rich Baum & Brian Berkowitz share their stories of how they got into real estate photography as well as some great tips and tricks. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/764 Music by Martin Bailey
12/24/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 57 seconds
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New Text Watermark Features in MBP FAB Tools for Adobe Photoshop

Just a quick post this week to share details of a number of new Text Watermark features in the MBP Fine Art Border Tools plugin for Adobe Photoshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/763 Music by Martin Bailey
12/17/202112 minutes, 23 seconds
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14-Inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max Chip Hands-On Review

A hands-on review of the new 14-inch MacBook Pro from Apple, with almost double the power of my four-year-old high-end iMac Pro! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/762 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/10/202123 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Stroll in the Jindai Botanical Park

This week you are invited to take a stroll with me through my local park via a video that I just put together, and I also share some still photos. Details on blog: https://mpb.ac/761 Music by Martin Bailey
11/30/202116 minutes, 36 seconds
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Free Yourself with Back Button Focus

Why I use the back AF-On button to focus and deactivate focussing with the shutter button on my cameras, along with an explanation of the benefits. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/760 AF Settings video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/649833991 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/25/202115 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Universe in Three Drops of Water

In this episode, I share photographs and a video and invite you on safari in an entire universe of plankton life in just three drops of river water. Check out the video at https://mbp.ac/universe Details on the blog: https://mbp.ac/759 Music by Martin Bailey
11/20/202113 minutes, 3 seconds
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MBP Patreon Program and Benefits In Detail

This week I recorded a Question Time session for patrons, without any patrons, so I answered a self-question, "Tell us all about the new MBP Patreon program?" View the video here: https://mbp.ac/758 Music by Martin Bailey
11/10/20211 minute, 27 seconds
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Canon RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM Lens Review

I've started to take Canon's new RF 100mm Macro lens through its paces, and today share my thoughts on this great new addition to my camera bag. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/757 Music by Martin Bailey
10/31/202121 minutes, 58 seconds
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Like a Fish That Found Water – Tatsusawa Falls 2021

I recently revisited the Tatsusawa Falls, my favorite waterfall in Japan. It was great to be out! My wife said I was like a fish that had found water. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/756 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/27/202117 minutes, 58 seconds
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How I Renovated The MBP Website with Elementor

In this post, I walk you through some of the plugins behind the MBP website, and how I've gradually renovated many areas using the Elementor plugin. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/755 Music by Martin Bailey
10/7/202128 minutes, 21 seconds
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2021 Walk in the Park

Join me this week for an overdue morning in our local park, where we encountered a Green Woodpecker, along with some butterflies and a Carpenter Bee. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/754 Music by Martin Bailey
9/30/202110 minutes, 56 seconds
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Trading Plastic for Shells with Shawn Miller

In this episode, I share an inspiring conversation with conservation photographer Shawn Miller, about his project to provide homes for hermit crabs. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/753 Music by Martin Bailey
9/21/202140 minutes, 16 seconds
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Color Your Frame, Auto-Text and Presets for FAB Tools

Version 1.3 of the MBP Fine Art Border Tools brings the ability to Color Your Frame, as well as Automatic Text from image info and saveable presets! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/752 Music by Martin Bailey
9/16/202129 minutes, 39 seconds
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Impressive Noise Removal with ON1 NoNoise AI 2021

ON1 NoNoise AI 2021 has found its way into my raw workflow, with very impressive denoise processing and the ability to save the output in DNG format. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/751 Music by Martin Bailey
8/30/202112 minutes, 10 seconds
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In Conversation with Award-Winning Microphotographer Håkan Kvarnström

I'm honored to be able to bring you a conversation with one of the top microscope photographers in the field, the award-winning Håkan Kvarnström. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/750 Music by Martin Bailey
8/26/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 35 seconds
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Autopilot and Text-Based Watermarks Come to FAB Tools

I just added text-based watermarks and an awesome new Autopilot to my Fine Art Border Scripts plugin for Adobe Photoshop and today share the details. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/749 Music by Martin Bailey
8/17/202120 minutes, 35 seconds
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Preparing and Photographing a Housefly with a Microscope

Today I walk you through the process of preparing a housefly to be photographed, and some tips on focus-stacking insects using a microscope. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/748 Music by Martin Bailey
7/30/202113 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Moral Dilemma of Killing Insects for Photographs

Today we discuss killing insects to photograph them. I recently killed a housefly and photographed it. They usually just go into the trash. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/747 Music by Martin Bailey
7/29/202116 minutes, 53 seconds
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Microscope Calibration, Micrometry and Magnification

The curious geek in me just figured out how to calculate the size of my microscopic specimens and magnification of my camera adapter and print sizes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/746 Music by Martin Bailey
7/20/202120 minutes, 42 seconds
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Fine Art Border Tools plugin for Adobe Photoshop Video

This week I share a video to walk you through using my new MBP Fine Art Border Tools plugin for Adobe Photoshop, including how to print and trim images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/745 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/12/20212 minutes
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Fighting Lens Mold with Humidity-Controlled Cabinets

In this episode, I share the reasons I use a humidity-controlled dry cabinet and why I just bought a second, along with consideration when buying. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/744 Music by Martin Bailey
6/30/202118 minutes, 19 seconds
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MBP Fine Art Border Tools Plugin for Adobe Photoshop

Today I'm proud to announce the availability of my new MBP Fine Art Border Tools plugin for Adobe Photoshop, replacing my 2013 Fine Art Border Scripts. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/743 Music by Martin Bailey
6/29/202124 minutes, 52 seconds
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Using Helicon Focus for Microphotography

In this episode, I share how I'm using Helicon Remote and Helicon Focus to create focus-stacked images in my recent adventure into microphotography. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/742 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/27/202120 minutes, 19 seconds
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Another Inspiring Conversation with David duChemin

This week I share a long overdue very inspiring conversation with my friend David duChemin, in which we discuss audience and coping with the times. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/741 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/14/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 1 second
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Creating Micrographs of Polarized Citric Acid Crystals

In this episode, I share the process of making citric acid crystals, as well as a number of micrographs of the crystals at 40X and 100X magnification. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/740 Music by Martin Bailey
5/9/202115 minutes, 50 seconds
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Our Humble Collection of Japanese Cups and Bowls

Today I share 15 images of our humble collection of Japanese cups and bowls, many of which are the embodiment of Wabi-Sabi and the Japanese aesthetic. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/739 Music by Martin Bailey
4/30/202118 minutes
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Latest Rabbit Hole Update – Micrography

I've dived head-first down the rabbit hole of micrography and today share where I'm at, my first attempts, and plans for my near future exploration. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/738 Music by Martin Bailey.
4/27/202121 minutes, 7 seconds
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Break Free of iMac Stand Positioning and Rotating the Screen

Today I share details of the adjustable arm stands that I've bought for my iMac and second display, and all of the positioning options this opens up. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/737 Music by Martin Bailey
4/16/202112 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Cherry Blossom Comes and Goes for Another Year

In this episode, I share ten images of the cherry blossom close to our Tokyo apartment from last week, with details of my thought process. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/736 Music by Martin Bailey
3/31/202114 minutes, 7 seconds
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How to Find the Diffraction Limit of Your Lenses

In this episode, I walk you through the process of testing your lenses to find their diffraction limit and share a new feature in Photographer's Friend to adjust the diffraction warning guides. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/735 Music by Martin Bailey.
3/23/202114 minutes, 27 seconds
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Photography Nirvana Out of Chicago LIVE Preview

For this episode I’m releasing a 23-minute video that I prepared as a sneak preview of part of what I'll talk about at the Out of Chicago 2021 LIVE event in April 2021. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/734 Music by Martin Bailey
3/12/20213 minutes, 8 seconds
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Flower-Powered Therapeutic Photography

A photographic respite to chill out shooting dreamy bokeh flower shots and figure out how to photograph flowers reflected in water droplets. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/733 Music by Martin Bailey
2/28/202120 minutes, 53 seconds
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Depth of Field, Hyperfocal Distance, Infinity, and Beyond!

All you need to understand Depth of Field, Hyperfocal Distance, and Infinity in Photography, with some practical examples of my why this is important. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/732 Music by Martin Bailey
2/18/202144 minutes, 21 seconds
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In Conversation with Photographers' Mentor Jeff Brown

This week we welcome back Jeff Brown, the Photographers' Mentor, for an inspiring conversation on taking your photography business to the next level. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/731 Music by Martin Bailey
1/29/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 20 seconds
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Environmentally Aware Photography with Brian Doyle

Environmentally aware photographer Brian Doyle shares his story about how he is using his photography to raise awareness of environmental issues. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/730 Music by Martin Bailey
1/14/202158 minutes, 22 seconds
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Martin’s Personal Top Ten Photographs for 2020

My personal Top Ten images from 2020. It was a difficult year, but I'm thankful that I was able to run my winter tours before things went pear shaped. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/729 Music by Martin Bailey
1/7/202113 minutes, 38 seconds
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Really Right Stuff L-Plate for Canon EOS R5 and R6

In this episode, I share details of the new Really Right Stuff L-Plate for the Canon EOS R5 and R6 and a few other useful RRS accessories. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/728 Music by Martin Bailey
12/30/202012 minutes, 53 seconds
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Calculating Neutral Density and New Photographer’s Friend Features

In this episode, I share my findings on calculating the effects of Neutral Density filters and two new related features for Photographer's Friend. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/727 Music by Martin Bailey
12/19/202019 minutes, 59 seconds
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In Conversation with Adam Taylor

An inspiring conversation with photographer Adam Taylor in which he shares his story including early business ideas and how he built three businesses. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/726 Music by Martin Bailey
12/8/202057 minutes, 4 seconds
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Devices To Make a Photographer’s Life Easier

Occasionally I find things that once I own, I can't imagine being without, so today I share five devices that make what we do that little bit easier. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/725 Music by Martin Bailey
11/30/202016 minutes, 29 seconds
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Tokyo Autumn Color Sets in

This week I share some shots from the Jindai Botanical Park and Gardens as the autumn color sets in here in Tokyo. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/724 Music by Martin Bailey
11/27/202014 minutes, 23 seconds
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All About Photographer's Friend 3.5 New Features

This week's post is all about the new features in Photographer's Friend 3.5 for iOS which is now also available on Apple Watch via an In-App Purchase! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/723 Music by Martin Bailey
11/20/202020 minutes, 5 seconds
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Just a Walk in the Park

This week I share 12 casual photographs from a walk in the park and a brief outline of some new features just released in Photographer's Friend v3.5! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/722 Music by Martin Bailey
10/26/202022 minutes, 13 seconds
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The 5DayDeal 2020 Photography Bundle

The 5DayDeal Photography Bundle 2020 is now on sale, and I've created this post to outline some of my favorite tools! Your Photography will thank you for this! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/721 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/15/202011 minutes, 13 seconds
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Don’t Look For Your Style – It’s Already A Part of You

In this episode, I explore the concept of our artistic style coming from within and embodies itself in our work by shooting from the heart. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/720 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/8/202027 minutes, 35 seconds
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A Tribute to the EF 100-400mm Mark II Lens

This week I selected my favorite ten images shot with the Canon EF 100-400mm Mark II lens, as a tribute to a wonderful piece of engineering I let go. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/719 Music by Martin Bailey
9/24/202014 minutes, 12 seconds
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Creating Camera Profiles for Capture One Pro with Lumariver – Updated

An updated review of the Lumariver Profile Designer software which now makes it easier than ever to create camera profiles for Capture One Pro. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/718 Music by Martin Bailey
9/17/202015 minutes, 8 seconds
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Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM Lens Review

Canon continues to improve on perfection and the new RF 100-500mm lens is no exception. See how it faired in the field in this comprehensive review. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/717 Music by Martin Bailey.
9/1/202028 minutes, 39 seconds
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Canon EOS R5 and R6 Support Added to Capture One Pro

Capture One Pro was updated to support the Canon EOS R5 and R6, and the image quality is amazing compared to the DNG workaround that many people used. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/716 Music by Martin Bailey
8/26/20207 minutes, 57 seconds
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Wet Plate Collodion Photographer Markus Hofstätter

A conversation with Wet Plate Collodion Photographer Markus Hofstätter, from Austria, about his portraiture, and his profound United Art Gallery. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/715 Music by Martin Bailey
8/21/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 1 second
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Canon EOS R5 – The Best Canon Camera To Date – Period

Having used the Canon EOS R5 for a week now, I can say without a shadow of a doubt that it's the best camera that Canon has ever made, period. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/714 Music by Martin Bailey
8/14/202043 minutes, 54 seconds
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ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type B Memory Card Review

A comparison of 3 ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type B cards with speed tests and a very respectable SDXC card dropped into the mix for good measure. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/713 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/30/202018 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Canon RF Revolution – More Gear Changes Than Ever Before

Canon's imminent release of the EOS R5 is exciting, and a catalyst for more gear changes for me in a short space of time than ever before. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/712 Music by Martin Bailey
7/20/202025 minutes, 37 seconds
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Wet Plate Photographer Shane Balkowitsch Part Two

Part two of a conversation with Shane Balkowitsch in which we discuss his amazing wet plate collodion Native American portrait work in more detail. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/711 Music by Martin Bailey
7/13/202046 minutes, 15 seconds
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Wet Plate Photographer Shane Balkowitsch Part One

The first part of a conversation with Shane Balkowitsch in which he shares his story as he dived down the Wet Plate Collodion Photography rabbit hole. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/710 Music by Martin Bailey
7/6/202050 minutes, 13 seconds
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Scanning Film with LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast

In this post I explain how I arrived at my current film processing formula and explain my settings for scanning film with SilverFast 8 SE. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/709 Music by Martin Bailey
6/30/202022 minutes, 7 seconds
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Tokyo in the Shadow of the Virus on One Roll of Film

A warts-and-all photographic essay of Tokyo in the shadow of the Corona Virus. This was a tag-on project as I made a quarterly visit to the hospital. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/708 Music by Martin Bailey
6/27/202013 minutes, 46 seconds
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THE TIME IS NOW – Speaking Out on Racism

I didn't speak out on racism once 36 years ago, and I have regretted every day of my life. This time I'm adding my voice in support. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/707 Music by Martin Bailey
6/8/202015 minutes, 13 seconds
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Capture One Pro Winner & Photographer’s Friend Sneak Peek

Announcing the Capture One Pro license giveaway winner and a sneak peak at Photographer's Friend 3.5, including Mac OS X and Apple Watch extensions! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/706 Music by Martin Bailey
5/31/202014 minutes, 1 second
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More Work Smart Ideas for Mac and WordPress

This week I share some tips and applications like Bartender to help us work smarter on a Mac and a cool new search feature I added to the MBP Website. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/705 Music by Martin Bailey
5/22/202019 minutes, 34 seconds
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Trading Places – with Nicholas Kitto - Part Two

Part two of a conversation with my friend Nicholas Kitto about his new book Trading Places - a photographic journey through China's former Treaty Ports. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/704 Music by Martin Bailey
5/11/20201 hour, 24 seconds
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Trading Places – with Nicholas Kitto - Part One

A conversation with my very good friend Nicholas Kitto about his new book Trading Places - a photographic journey through China's former Treaty Ports. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/703 Music by Martin Bailey
5/6/202052 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ten Reasons Why I Love Capture One Pro

After four years, this week I share ten reasons why I'm still completely in love with Capture One Pro for my digital workflow. Details on blog: http://mbp.ac/702 Music by Martin Bailey
4/25/202020 minutes, 4 seconds
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Staying Organized in My Digital Workflow

A short discussion on keeping my workflow spinning over after some big trips and synching images between Capture One Pro catalogs. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/701 Music by Martin Bailey
3/31/202012 minutes, 25 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2020 Tour 2 Travelogue 3

Our 700th episode! And we conclude my 2020 Japan Wildlife Tour #2 Travelogue series with Whooper Swans, Sea Eagles, and a few cameo appearances. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/700 Music by Martin Bailey
3/26/202017 minutes, 9 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2020 Tour 2 Travelogue 2

A Red-Crowned Crane special this week, following our bumper crop of photos during my final Japan Winter Wildlife Tour for 2020. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/699 Music by Martin Bailey
3/20/202015 minutes, 24 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2020 Tour 2 Travelogue 1

This week we embark on the 3rd and final Japan winter tour for this year, with the adorable Snow Monkeys, graceful Red-Crowned Cranes, and Ural Owls. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/698 Music by Martin Bailey
3/12/202015 minutes, 10 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2020 Tour 1 Travelogue 2

We conclude my Japan Winter Wildlife Tour #1 travelogue with the awesome Sea Eagles, a proud Northern Red Fox, and a smidgeon of landscape work. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/697 Music by Martin Bailey
3/2/202018 minutes, 29 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2020 Tour 1 Travelogue 1

In this episode we start to track our antics on the Japan Winter Wildlife Tour 1 for 2020, as we photograph snow-less monkeys, and red-crowned cranes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/696 Music by Martin Bailey
2/14/202014 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2020 Travelogue 3

In this episode, we conclude our three-part series to walk you through our antics as I traveled with a wonderful group of photographers on my 2020 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Tour. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/695 Music by Martin Bailey
2/11/202014 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2020 Travelogue 2

We hit the coast in part two of this year's Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure travelogue series. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/694 Music by Martin Bailey
1/26/202020 minutes, 30 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2020 Travelogue 1

In this episode, we start our travelogue series covering the 2020 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure Tour & Workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/693 Music by Martin Bailey
1/23/202011 minutes, 6 seconds
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Martin’s Personal Top Ten Photos For 2019

This week I share my favorite top ten images for 2019 with a brief comment about each image. I look forward to seeing your top tens as well. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/692 Music by Martin Bailey
1/5/202016 minutes, 34 seconds
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Reflecting on 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

In this post, I reflect a little on 2019, and wish you and your loved one's good health and all the best for 2020 and beyond. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/691 Music by Martin Bailey
12/31/201914 minutes, 30 seconds
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Scanning 120 Film with the Canoscan 9000F MarkII

In this episode, I walk you through the process of setting up a CanoScan 9000F MkII Scanner for high-resolution scanning of 120 format film. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/690 Music by Martin Bailey
12/19/201918 minutes, 28 seconds
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Loading 120 Film into the Rolleiflex 3.5F Camera

A short video to show you how to load a roll of 120 medium format film into the Rolleiflex 3.5F TLR camera. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/689
12/13/20192 minutes, 15 seconds
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An Interview with Christian Meermann

In this episode, I'm really happy to share with you a conversation with an incredibly talented photographer, Christian Meermann. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/688 Music by Martin Bailey
12/9/201955 minutes, 7 seconds
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Rolleiflex 3.5F TLR Camera and Accessories

In this episode, I share some of the main features of my new Rolleiflex 3.5F TLR camera, and some of the accessories I've been able to source so far. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/687 Music by Martin Bailey
12/6/201924 minutes, 30 seconds
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Which External SSD Drive to Buy

In this episode, we explore some options for super-fast external SSD drives and provide information to help you avoid some possible pitfalls. Details on blog: https://mbpa.c/686 Music by Martin Bailey
11/28/201917 minutes, 6 seconds
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Urban Weird Photographer Brian Wood-Koiwa

An interview today with Brian Wood-Koiwa, an urban fine-art photographer who chose Tokyo as a base after traveling the world in the Peace Corps. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/685 Music by Martin Bailey
11/20/201950 minutes, 44 seconds
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Developing 120 film with ILFORD DD-X in the Lab-Box

This video is to walk you through developing a roll of 120 format film in the Ars-Imago Lab-Box using Ilford chemicals. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/684
11/16/201934 minutes, 12 seconds
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Skiing SCI-FI-Style with Reuben Krabbe

Welcome to the world of Reuben Krabbe, who completed his out-of-this-world trilogy of photographs this year with an awesome short film accompaniment. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/683 Music by Martin Bailey
11/7/201945 minutes, 50 seconds
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The LAB-BOX Daylight Loading Film Tank

In this post, I walk you through an illustrated explanation of how to spool a roll of 120 format film into the ingenious Lab-Box ready for development. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/682 Music by Martin Bailey
10/31/201911 minutes, 8 seconds
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New Apple Photos on Mac OS X and iPad Rocks!

Apple Photos with iPadOS and Mac OS X Catalina is now so good I've deleted my iPad Portfolio app and saved a bunch of disk space at the same time. Check it out! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/681 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/24/201915 minutes, 19 seconds
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Printing Abstract Masterpieces with Jack Durner

Today we talk with Jack Durner, the artist behind some beautiful abstract photography that I had the pleasure of printing recently. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/680 Music by Martin Bailey
10/7/201935 minutes, 14 seconds
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In Conversation with Rick Sammon

This week I'm sharing a joint podcast with world-renowned photographer Rick Sammon, covering a myriad of photography topics, and Rick's 40th book! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/679 Music by Martin Bailey
10/2/201948 minutes, 3 seconds
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Silence is (NOT) the New No!

In this post, I talk about why I believe people should stop using silence as the new "no" in business communication. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/678 Music by Martin Bailey
9/24/201914 minutes, 38 seconds
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WordPress Portfolios and Gallery Plugin Options

I've recently replaced NextGEN Gallery with the Meow Gallery and Meow Lightbox plugins, alongside Essential Grid, and in this episode I explain why. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/677 Music by Martin Bailey
9/20/201917 minutes, 32 seconds
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Breathing Color Belgian Linen on a Home Made Photo Panel

I recently took a look at Breathing Color's new media Belgian Linen and share my findings today, and how to create a home-made panel for your photos. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/676 Music by Martin Bailey
9/14/201930 minutes, 12 seconds
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An Interview with Aaron Nace of PHLEARN

This week I bring you an interview with Aaron Nace, in which he shares how he got started as a creative and what led him to create the popular online learning site PHLEARN Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/675 Music by Martin Bailey
9/5/201956 minutes, 58 seconds
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Autofocus with Extenders on Mirrorless Cameras (Podcast 674)

This week we explore how using various combinations of lens and Extender/Teleconverter affects autofocus on the Canon EOS R down to aperture f/11. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/674 Music by Martin Bailey
8/31/20199 minutes, 43 seconds
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Having Fun With Conference and Scheduling Tools

In this episode, I share some services and application that I'm now using for conferencing and scheduling and some fun I'm having using a green screen. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/673 Music by Martin Bailey
8/23/201914 minutes, 16 seconds
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Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications

It's time for me to move away from most of Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, and today I explain my reasoning and share which applications I'm moving to. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/672 Music by Martin Bailey
8/14/201915 minutes, 36 seconds
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Canon 24-105mm EF and RF Mount Lenses Compared

In this episode, I pitch the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 lens against the EF 24-105mm f/4 Mark II lens via the Control Ring Mount Adapter on my EOS R. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/671 Music by Martin Bailey
8/7/201916 minutes, 35 seconds
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Create with Marc Silber

An inspiring conversation with photographer Marc Silber about his new book, Create - Tools from Seriously Talented People to Unleash Your Create Life. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/670 Music by Martin Bailey
7/30/201949 minutes, 37 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2019 Travelogue #4

In this episode, we conclude the 2019 Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop travelogue series, as we head into the Etosha National Park for a final four days of magical wildlife. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/669 Music by Martin Bailey
7/24/201921 minutes, 30 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2019 Travelogue #3

This week we continue our journey around Namibia as we head north to Walvis Bay then on to the wonderful Himba people near Sesfontein further north still. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/668 Music by Martin Bailey
7/16/201919 minutes, 38 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2019 Travelogue #2

In this episode, we continue our travelogue series covering my 2019 Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop, as we leave the deserted diamond mine town of Kolmanskop, for another deserted mine at Elizabeth Bay. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/667 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/8/201916 minutes, 25 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2019 Travelogue #1

In this episode we start a series of travelogues to walk you through my recent epic Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop, starting with the Quiver Tree Forest and Kolmanskop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/666 Music by Martin Bailey
7/1/201918 minutes, 19 seconds
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MindShift Gear PhotoCross 15 Backup Review

This week, I report on the MindShift Gear PhotoCross 15 Backpack, a new bag from ThinkTank Photo that I used on my recent trip to Namibia. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/665 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/24/201913 minutes, 51 seconds
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Don Komarechka Macro Magician Extraordinaire

This week I share a chat with my friend Don Komarechka about his awesome macro work and his upcoming crowd-funded book Macro Photography: The Universe at Our Feet. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/664 Music by Martin Bailey
6/10/201959 minutes, 12 seconds
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Portfolio Image Sequencing

Following on from the previous episode about creating a portfolio, in this article I share my process for sequencing the images in a portfolio. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/663 Music by Martin Bailey
6/1/201931 minutes, 20 seconds
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Creating a New Photography Portfolio

In this episode, I share my process for creating a new photography portfolio for a specific genre, in this case, my new Wildlife of Japan portfolio. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/662 Music by Martin Bailey
5/25/201933 minutes, 28 seconds
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Increasing ISO to Reduce Grain in Your Images

Today I provide clear evidence of the benefits to increasing your ISO to reduce grain. Sounds crazy, I know, but after this post you’ll believe me. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/661 Music by Martin Bailey
5/16/201925 minutes, 57 seconds
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Canon EOS 5Ds R vs. EOS R Printoff

When I switched from the Canon EOS 5Ds R to the EOS R, I was concerned that I might not be able to print big, so I did some tests, and the results blew me away. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/660 Music by Martin Bailey
5/8/201921 minutes, 58 seconds
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ProGrade Digital Memory and Workflow Reader Review

In this episode, we take a look at an amazing new brand of memory cards and card readers from ProGrade Digital. I've been very impressed with them, and I'm sure you will be too! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/659 Music by Martin Bailey
4/30/201921 minutes, 28 seconds
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Capture One Pro 12 New Features Video

In this episode, I share a video that I created a few months ago to walk you through the new features of Phase One's Capture One Pro, my raw imaging software of choice. Details and video on blog: https://mbp.ac/658 Music by Martin Bailey.
4/23/20194 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ibarionex Perello on Making Photographs

In this episode, I bring you a chat between two old friends. I sat down with Ibarionex Perello, with no manuscript, and no overall objective, and we just talked, for an hour. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/657 Music by Martin Bailey
4/16/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 55 seconds
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Jeff Brown on the Power of LinkedIn for Photographers

In this conversation, ex-Royal Navy photographer Jeff Brown talks about how Photographers can make the most of the LinkedIn platform. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/656 Music by Martin Bailey
4/4/20191 hour, 1 minute, 39 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2019 Tour 2 Travelogue 2

We conclude my 2019 Japan Winter Wildlife Tour travelogues with the clumsily beautiful Whooper Swans, the majestic Sea Eagles, and Northern Red Fox. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/655 Music by Martin Bailey.
3/26/201927 minutes, 12 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2019 Tour 2 Travelogue 1

In this episode, we start to walk through the second of my two Japan Winter Wildlife Tours for 2019, kicking off with the Snow Monkeys, then move on to the Red-Crowned Cranes in Hokkaido. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/654 Music by Martin Bailey
3/19/201919 minutes, 3 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2019 Tour 1 Travelogue 2

In this episode, we continue on our journey photographing the wildlife of Eastern Hokkaido, starting with the beautiful Whooper Swans, then moving on to the Sea Eagles, with a cameo from an Ezo Deer and a Pod of Orca. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/653 Music by Martin Bailey
3/12/201923 minutes, 32 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2019 Tour 1 Travelogue 1

Having now actually finished all of my Japan Winter Tours for this season, today I start sharing our experiences from the two trips, starting with Snow Monkeys and Red-Crowned Cranes, with a cameo from a pair of Ural Owls. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/652 Music by Martin Bailey
3/5/201915 minutes, 5 seconds
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Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera Review Part 2

In this episode, we conclude my review of the EOS R, Canon's first full-frame sensor mirrorless camera, having used it for four weeks in the field. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/651 Music by Martin Bailey
2/17/201924 minutes, 25 seconds
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Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera Review Part 1

In this episode, I share my thoughts on the EOS R, Canon's first full-frame sensor mirrorless camera offering having used it in the field for 4 weeks. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/650 Music by Martin Bailey
2/16/201921 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Tour 2019 Travelogue 3

In this episode, we conclude our three-part series of travelogues to walk you through my 2019 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure Tour & Workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/649 Music by Martin Bailey
2/4/201923 minutes, 6 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Tour 2019 Travelogue 2

We rejoin my Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Tour this week, picking up the trail as we reach the West coast of the island, for some beautiful seascapes, as we journey on to the northern-most point of Japan. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/648 Music by Martin Bailey
1/27/201914 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Tour 2019 Travelogue 1

In this episode we start a travelogue series to walk you through my 2019 Hokkaido Landscape Photography Tour & Workshop, starting with the beautiful snow covered hills of Biei. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/647 Music by Martin Bailey
1/21/201915 minutes, 44 seconds
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Martin's Top Ten Photos for 2018

In this episode I share my personal top ten favorite images for 2018, with the backstory for each photograph. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/646 Music by Martin Bailey
1/14/201921 minutes, 17 seconds
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Yearly Top Ten Selection Process 2018

I have just finished preparing to start a new year and selected my top ten favorite images for 2018, so in this episode, I share some workflow tips and my thoughts of the process. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/645 Music by Martin Bailey
1/4/201919 minutes, 12 seconds
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Morocco Tour 2018 Travelogue 4

In this episode, we conclude our travelogue series of my 2018 Morocco Tour & Workshop, with a few more shots of the camels in the Sahara, photos of some wonderful characters, then end our trip with the Portuguese Cistern. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/644 Music by Martin Bailey
12/31/201819 minutes
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Morocco Tour 2018 Travelogue 3

In this episode, we continue our Morocco tour as we venture into the Sahara Desert for some beautiful photography in this exotic land. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/643 Music by Martin Bailey
12/24/201814 minutes, 36 seconds
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Morocco Tour 2018 Travelogue 2

In this episode, we continue our Morocco Travelogue series as we visit the Chouwara Tanneries, a weaving workshop and some other cultural delights in the ancient city of Fes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/642 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/17/201811 minutes, 37 seconds
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Morocco Tour 2018 Travelogue 1

This week we kick off a multi-part series of travelogue-style episodes to walk you through my 2018 Morocco Tour & Workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/641 Music by Martin Bailey
12/10/201816 minutes, 19 seconds
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Warning to Photographers Traveling to Morocco!

Going to Morocco for a photography tour? Please take a look at this important warning about my customs fiasco first. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/640 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/4/201811 minutes, 21 seconds
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What's in the Travel Photography Bag

As I prepare to leave for this year's Morocco tour in a few hours, I thought I'd share what I'm taking in my photography bag for this travel photography trip. Details on blog: https:///mbp.ac/639 Music by Martin Bailey
11/11/201813 minutes, 45 seconds
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Big Changes to the Podcast Format

After almost 600 Enhanced podcast episodes, I'm changing our format and dedicating this week's podcast to explaining the how, why and what of these big changes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/638 Music by Martin Bailey
11/6/201818 minutes, 9 seconds
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How to Always Be Ready to Shoot

In this episode, I answer the question, as a wildlife photographer how do you ensure that you are always ready for action? Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/637 Music by Martin Bailey
10/31/201829 minutes, 50 seconds
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Contemplative Composition in Photography

In this episode, I discuss many of the thought processes that I use when composing my photographs, with lots of real-world example images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/636 Music by Martin Bailey
10/23/201836 minutes, 18 seconds
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Developing Your Style and Self-Acceptance

In this episode, I discuss some of the techniques I use to save time in post-processing of my images, and how this leads us to form a style, and I talk about self-acceptance as a photographer. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/635 Music by Martin Bailey
10/16/201840 minutes, 25 seconds
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Photographer's Friend Depth of Field Calculator Tutorial

This week I'm releasing a tutorial for our Photographer's Friend Depth of Field calculator, and I've included some practical examples from the field so this may be useful as a general tutorial. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/634 Music by Martin Bailey
10/8/20182 minutes, 30 seconds
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Migrating from Lightroom to Capture One Pro

I recently wrote an article on preparing to migrate from Lightroom to Capture One Pro for the Phase One Team, and I'm sharing that with you as this week's podcast and blog post. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/633 Music by Martin Bailey
10/1/201811 minutes, 12 seconds
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Photographer's Friend 3 for iOS Now Available!

In this week's podcast, I announce the availability of Photographer's Friend 3 for iOS and explain the Upgrade Bundle for previous version owners to get a discount and share a video all about the new Exposure Shift Calculator. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/632 Music by Martin Bailey.
9/24/201810 minutes, 5 seconds
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Luna Display Review

In this episode, we take a look at Luna Display, an amazing little device that turns your iPad into a wireless second display for your Mac. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/631 Music by Martin Bailey
9/17/20188 minutes, 57 seconds
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Understanding Exposure Value

In this episode, I explain Exposure Value or EV and why it's useful, and I also introduce you to the new Exposure Shift Calculator for our upcoming Photographer's Friend 3 app, which I use for some of the explanations. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/630 Music by Martin Bailey
8/27/201823 minutes, 46 seconds
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Peak Design Slide Camera Sling Straps

In this episode I review the Peak Design Slide strap, sharing all the great reasons that I now use these straps. Details on the blog: https://mbp.ac/629 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/14/201811 minutes, 35 seconds
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Morocco Slideshow Video

This week's podcast is a video slideshow showcasing Morocco, with some fifty or so images from last year's Tour & Workshop. Full-sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/628 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/7/20184 minutes, 4 seconds
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Seven Stages of Contentment in a Photographer

In this episode, we explore the idea that as we grow as photographers we go through various stages of contentment and eventually spend less energy lusting over gear and gain more satisfaction from creating images that feed our souls. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/627 Music by Martin Bailey
7/30/201834 minutes, 22 seconds
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Canon's Wide Aperture 85mm Lenses Compared

In this episode, I pitch the old Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM lens against the new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens, which as a review should be useful if you are thinking of switching lenses. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/626 Music by Martin Bailey
7/23/201823 minutes, 20 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2018 Travelogue #5

In this episode we conclude our 2018 Complete Namibia Tour travelogue series with a Wildlife Extravaganza in the Etosha National Park, including Lions, Cheetah, Elephants and Black and White Rhinos. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/625 Music by Martin Bailey
7/16/201837 minutes, 19 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2018 Travelogue #4

We continue our Complete Namibia Tour travelogue as we relax with the Flamingoes in Walvis Bay, photograph a shipwreck on the Skeleton Coast, then spend some time with the incredibly charming Himba People. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/624 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/9/201819 minutes, 32 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2018 Travelogue #3

We continue my 2018 Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop travelogue series with two magical visits to Deadvlei, photographing the beautiful silhouetted camelthorn trees, as well as the surrounding dunes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/623 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/2/201817 minutes, 7 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2018 Travelogue #2

We continue our travelogue series covering my 2018 Complete Namibia Tour & Workshop, as we spend a morning in Kolmanskop and an afternoon at Elizabeth Bay, another deserted diamond mine town. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/622 Music by Martin Bailey
6/25/201819 minutes, 37 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2018 Travelogue #1

Just back from this year's Complete Namibia Tour, today we start a series of travelogue-style episodes to walk you through our antics as my group and I traveled this majestic land. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/621 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/18/201817 minutes, 18 seconds
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Apps to Help You Work Faster

I'm often asked how I get so much done, so this week I share some information about three of the tools that I use daily to speed up my work. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/620 Music by Martin Bailey
5/23/201821 minutes, 28 seconds
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Controlling Capture One Pro with a MIDI Keyboard

In this episode, we explore an exciting way to use a MIDI controller that you might have lying around to controller Capture One Pro. Details on blog: http://mbp.ac/619 Music by Martin Bailey
5/17/201816 minutes, 42 seconds
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Creating Capture One Pro Camera Profiles with Lumariver

This week we look at creating camera profiles for Capture One Pro using Lumariver Profile Designer, an amazing tool that I wish I'd found earlier! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/618 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/8/201827 minutes, 30 seconds
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Capture One Pro Camera Profiles with basICColor Input 5

This week we look at basICColor input 5 as a way to create camera profiles for Capture One Pro. Visit the blog to follow along. Watch the video on the blog at https://mbp.ac/617 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/5/201832 minutes, 5 seconds
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Life Happens in COLOR with Nancy Lehrer

This week I bring you a wonderful conversation with street photographer Nancy Lehrer about her new book, Life Happens in COLOR - a Street Photography Manifesto. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/616 Music by Martin Bailey.
4/24/201855 minutes, 13 seconds
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Canon Headquarters Exhibit Preparation and Showroom Video

This week I'm releasing a video in which I show some of the production of my large format prints, the Canon Headquarters Exhibit space being prepared, and a peek at the exclusive Canon Showroom and Museum at Shimomaruko, Tokyo. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/615 Music by Martin Bailey.
4/18/20187 minutes, 15 seconds
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Exhibition at Canon Campus plus Showroom and Museum Visit

This we take a look at my recent project resulting in my work being displayed in a new gallery at Canon's headquarters in Tokyo. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/614 Music by Martin Bailey
4/6/201828 minutes, 22 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #2 Travelogue #3

In this episode, we conclude our travelogue series to walk you through our adventure on the second of my Japan Winter Wildlife Photography tours for 2018 with foxes and sea eagles. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/613 Music by Martin Bailey
3/27/201829 minutes, 5 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #2 Travelogue #2

In this episode we continue our adventure on the second of my Japan Winter Wildlife Photography tours for 2018, as we visit the Whooper Swans at Lake Kussharo. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/612 Music by Martin Bailey
3/20/201813 minutes, 20 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #2 Travelogue #1

Today we embark on the second of my 2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography tours, first visiting the snow monkeys then moving on to the graceful and majestic red-crowned cranes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/611 Music by Martin Bailey
3/14/201819 minutes, 51 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #1 Travelogue #3

This week we conclude our travelogue series from the first of this year's two Japan winter wildlife tours, as we visit the Whooper Swans again, and encounter a Northern Red Fox, Sea Eagles, and Orca! Details on the blog: https://mbp.ac/610 Music by Martin Bailey
3/5/201821 minutes, 4 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #1 Travelogue #2

Today we continue our travelogue series covering my Japan Winter Wildlife photography tours, when we visit the Whooper Swans before going back for some Red-Crowned Crane shots in the falling snow. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/609 Music by Martin Bailey
2/26/201814 minutes, 26 seconds
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2018 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour #1 Travelogue #1

Today we start a travelogue series to walk you through the first of my two Japan Winter Wildlife photography tours, when we visit the snow monkeys in Nagano before traveling up to Hokkaido for a further nine days of majestic winter wildlife. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/608 Music by Martin Bailey
2/18/201815 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure 2018 Travelogue #3

This week we visit the Souya Harbor and continue on to shoot some beautiful seascapes and landscapes as we conclude this travelogue series from my recent Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure tour and workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/607 Music by Martin Bailey
2/12/201824 minutes, 10 seconds
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Creating Stunning Black and White Images in Capture One Pro

This week I share a video showing how I created my Boat Graveyard black and white image using Capture One Pro 11. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/606 Music by Martin Bailey
2/5/20182 minutes, 25 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure 2018 Travelogue #2

Continuing our 2018 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure tour and workshop travelogue series, today we photograph the blue waterfall and then go on to the boat graveyard and Torii in the sea etc. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/605 Music by Martin Bailey
1/28/201819 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Adventure 2018 Travelogue #1

Part one of a short series of episodes to walk you through our experiences and photographs from my 2018 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure tour and workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/604 Music by Martin Bailey
1/23/201814 minutes, 53 seconds
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Martin's 2017 Personal Top Ten Photographs

In this episode, I walk you through my personal top ten photographs from 2017 with a bit of information about each of them. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/603 Music by Martin Bailey
1/7/201820 minutes, 7 seconds
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2017 Top Ten Photographs Selection Process

As 2017 drew to an end, I completed my yearly exercise of selecting my personal favorite top ten images from the year, and I share my process with you in this episode. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/602 Music by Martin Bailey
1/1/201819 minutes, 20 seconds
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Mid-Spec iMac Pro Review - Wow!

This week we take a look at the new iMac Pro, with my new mid-spec beast that arrived just four days ago. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/601 Music by Martin Bailey
12/28/201731 minutes, 8 seconds
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In Conversation with Nicole S Young and Brian Matiash

For my 600th episode, I'm thrilled to bring you a great conversation with photographers Nicole S. Young and Brian Matiash, in which we talk about their trip to Tokyo, the business of photography and how important the gear can be. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/600 Music by Martin Bailey
12/18/20171 hour, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
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Introducing Capture One Pro 11 New Features

Phase One has launched version 11 of my chosen raw image editing software Capture One Pro with some great new features that we take a look at in this episode. Video and links on blog: https://mbp.ac/599 Music by Martin Bailey
12/12/20172 minutes, 33 seconds
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 4

The concluding episode of our Morocco 2017 tour travelogue series, with some beautiful portrait opportunities and a visit to the incredible Portuguese cistern at El Jadida. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/598 Music by Martin Bailey
12/4/201715 minutes, 58 seconds
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 3

In part three of my Morocco travelogue series, we venture into the Sahara desert to photograph camel handlers with their camels, and more. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/597 Music by Martin Bailey
11/27/201714 minutes, 17 seconds
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 2

Part two of my travelogue series to walk you through our antics in Morroco, the majestic north-western corner of Africa. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/596 Music by Martin Bailey
11/20/201714 minutes, 24 seconds
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 1

Having just completed my first tour of Morocco, today we start a short series of travelogues to walk you through our antics in this wonderful land. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/595 Music by Martin Bailey
11/13/201716 minutes, 53 seconds
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Circle of Confusion, the Airy Disk and Diffraction

In this episode I explain the Circle of Confusion, Airy Disks, and how these relate to Diffraction in our Photography. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/594 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/26/201726 minutes, 5 seconds
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Updating Some of My Photography Mantras

Today I modify a few of my old photography mantras about AWB, full black backgrounds and giving away our art. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/593 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/17/201715 minutes, 55 seconds
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Introducing Photographer's Friend for iPhone and iPad

Photographer's Friend for iPhone and iPad is now available on the App Store for just $2.99 or as a free upgrade if you bought the original MBP app. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/592 Music by Martin Bailey
10/9/20178 minutes, 36 seconds
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What Focal Length is Closest to Human Eyesight?

In this episode I discuss the focal length of our eyes, and what I consider to be a much more natural focal length if you consider the perspective and relationship between the elements in the scene. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/591 Music by Martin Bailey
10/2/201714 minutes, 19 seconds
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MBP Companion App Update

This episode is just to let you know how the development of the replacement for our MBP Companion iPhone App is going. This work is taking so much of my time, this announcement is all I have time to do this week. Sorry! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/590 Music by Martin Bailey.
9/19/20178 minutes, 5 seconds
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What Makes a Photograph or Print Fine Art?

In this episode, we tackle the complex subject of what makes a photograph or print fine art. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/589 Music by Martin Bailey
9/12/201740 minutes, 51 seconds
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Be Ready with Custom Shooting Modes

In this episode, we explore Custom Shooting Modes and how they can help you be ready for various shooting scenarios at the flick of a switch. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/588 Music by Martin Bailey
9/5/201723 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Balance Between Healthy Learning and Analysis Paralysis

As creative artists, continuous learning is essential, but today I share my thoughts on how you might avoid analysis paralysis. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/587 Music by Martin Bailey
8/28/201729 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Boot Cleaning Ceremony

Today I explain the importance to me of cleaning my boots after a trip, which I find quite a profound, thought-provoking, process. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/586 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/21/201711 minutes, 22 seconds
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Portfolio for iPad App Review

A review of the Portfolio for iPad app that I'm now using to display my portfolios, with automatic synchronization. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/585 Music by Martin Bailey
8/14/201726 minutes, 2 seconds
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Shooting and Focusing Techniques for Telephoto Lenses

In this episode, I discuss using long telephoto lenses including techniques on getting sharp shots by keeping long lenses steady and good focusing technique. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/584 Music by Martin Bailey
8/8/201733 minutes, 52 seconds
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NextGEN Pro Gallery Review and Walkthrough Introduction

This week I've created a video to walk you through the NextGEN PRO gallery that I have recently implemented on my web site. This podcast is to let you know that the video is ready to watch. Video and links: https://mbp.ac/583 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/31/20174 minutes, 13 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2017 Travelogue 5

The final part of our Complete Namibia Tour Travelogue series with more wildlife images from the awesome Etosha National Park. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/582 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/24/201721 minutes, 16 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2017 Travelogue 4

In this episode, we visit the Etosha National Park for Lions, Ostrich, Springbok, and Zebra in part four of our Complete Namibia Tour Travelogue series. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/581 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/17/201722 minutes, 40 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2017 Travelogue 3

Part three in our travelogue series recounting my recent Complete Namibia Tour, as we continue our Sossusvlei and Deadvlei shoots, then move on to photograph the beautiful Himba people. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/580 Music by Martin Bailey
7/10/201719 minutes, 28 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2017 Travelogue 2

The second travelogue style episode covering my recent Complete Namibia Tour as we visit Elizabeth Bay and then Sossusvlei with the mystical Deadvlei. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/579 Music by Martin Bailey
7/3/201719 minutes, 15 seconds
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Complete Namibia Tour 2017 Travelogue 1

Today we start a travelogue series to walk you through my 2017 Complete Namibia Tour, starting with the Quiver Tree Forest and Kolmanskop. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/578 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/26/201720 minutes, 45 seconds
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All About ICC Profiles and Working Color Spaces

In this episode, I explain why we need ICC Profiles, what they do, and what to specify at the various stages of the digital workflow. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/577 Music by Martin Bailey
6/12/201727 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Soul of the Camera with David duChemin

An inspiring conversation with David duChemin about many of the concepts explored in his latest book The Soul of the Camera. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/576 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/5/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 59 seconds
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Soft-Proofing for Print in Capture One Pro and Photoshop

Today I explain why it's best to use a large color space for editing images, and how to soft-proof for print in Capture One Pro and Photoshop. Details and full sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/575
5/29/201742 minutes, 1 second
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How I Use and Why I Love Apple Photos

In this episode, I walk you through how I use Apple Photos and how I feel it's made the way I live with my photos more intimate. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/574 Music by Martin Bailey
5/22/201726 minutes, 23 seconds
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How to Avoid Color Issues on imagePROGRAF PRO Printers

This week I share two workarounds for an issue when printing with custom media on the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO printers from Mac OS X Sierra. Details of blog: https://mbp.ac/573 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/15/201719 minutes, 50 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure Video Released

A short episode to point you to our awesome 2017 Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure Tour video that we just released. Full sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/572 Music by Martin Bailey.
5/8/20175 minutes, 15 seconds
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Be a Creator Not a Collector of Photographs

In this episode I discuss the difference between being a creator of photographs and simply collecting photographs that others have already made, and how to avoid the latter. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/571 Music by Martin Bailey
5/1/201713 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Mobile Photographer's Image Management Strategy

In this episode I walk through my current image management and backup strategy, and explain how I easily move between multiple computers. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/570 Music by Martin Bailey.
4/26/201730 minutes, 20 seconds
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Artist Feature - Lee Chapman of Tokyo Times

An in-depth interview with Tokyo street photographer Lee Chapman of Tokyo Times. Full sized video on Blog: https://mbp.ac/569
4/17/201758 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Effect of Subject Distance and Focal Length on Perspective

In this episode I discuss the relationship between subject distance and focal length and how it effects the perspective in our images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/568 Music by Martin Bailey
4/10/201720 minutes, 7 seconds
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Artist Feature - Commercial Photographer Curtis Hustace

An interview with commercial photographer Curtis Hustace about his beautiful still life photography created by light sculpting. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/567 Music by Martin Bailey
4/3/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 18 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 2 Travelogue #3

The concluding episode in our travelogue series to walk you through the second of my Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido, Japan Winter Wildlife tours for 2017, with a number of Sea Eagle photographs. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/566 Music by Martin Bailey
3/27/201721 minutes, 34 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 2 Travelogue #2

This week we continue our travelogue series to walk you through the second of my Japan Winter Wildlife tours for 2017 with more crane shots, then some Whooper Swans, White-Tailed Eagles and Foxes. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/565 Music by Martin Bailey
3/20/201714 minutes, 17 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 2 Travelogue #1

In this episode we start a travelogues series to cover my second Japan Winter Wildlife photography tour for 2017 starting with the Snow Monkeys and Red-Crowned Cranes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/564 Music by Martin Bailey
3/13/201719 minutes, 9 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 1 Travelogue #3

This week we conclude our travelogue series for the first of my two Japan winter wildlife tours for 2017, with Foxes and Sea Eagles. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/563 Music by Martin Bailey
3/6/201723 minutes, 21 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 1 Travelogue #2

This week we photograph the awesome Whooper Swans in part 2 of my travelogue covering my Japan Winter Wildlife Tour #1 for 2017. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/562 Music by Martin Bailey
2/27/201716 minutes, 48 seconds
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2017 Japan Winter Wildlife Photography Tour 1 Travelogue #1

The first travelogue in a series to cover the first of this year's Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido Japan Winter Wildlife tours. Today we visit the adorable snow monkeys and beautiful red-crowned cranes. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/561 Music by Martin Bailey
2/19/201718 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2017 Travelogue #4 Saroma

Part four of my Hokkaido Winter Photography Adventure tour travelogues, in which we visit fishing ports and Lake Saroma. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/560 Music by Martin Bailey
2/13/201718 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2017 Travelogue #3 Wakkanai

In the third travelogue covering my Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure, we circumnavigate the norther-most tip of Japan. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/559 Music by Martin Bailey.
2/6/201715 minutes, 14 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2017 Travelogue #2 Haboro

In part two of my Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure travelogue series I share our first coastal shoot images. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/558 Music by Martin Bailey
1/29/201718 minutes, 54 seconds
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Hokkaido Winter Landscape Tour 2017 Travelogue #1 Biei

This is part one of a travelogue series covering Martin's recent amazing Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/557 Music by Martin Bailey.
1/23/201718 minutes, 27 seconds
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Martin's 2016 Personal Top Ten Photographs

In this episode I share my personal top ten images from 2016, along with information about my thinking behind the images and processing etc. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/556 Music by Martin Bailey.
1/8/201723 minutes, 33 seconds
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Yearly Top Ten Photographs Selection Process

As we enter a new year, I'm completing my yearly task of selecting my favorite photos from the previous year, so today I'm going to walk you through my process in Capture One Pro, literally blow by blow as I whittle down my initial selection. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/555 Music by Martin Bailey
1/3/201728 minutes
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Workaround and Troubleshooting Print Profile Issues

Today I describe a workaround for a print profile issue I'm seeing, which can also help to troubleshoot general ICC profile issues. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/554 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/19/201611 minutes, 50 seconds
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Breathing Color Signa Smooth 270 Fine Art Paper

This week I review Signa Smooth 270, a new supple and smooth fine art paper with incredible detail and color gamut, from my friends at Breathing Color. Image and Text: https://mbp.ac/553 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/12/201617 minutes, 50 seconds
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Capture One Pro 10 Simple Adjustment Guide 1

This episode is to point you to a new Simple Adjustment Guide for Capture One Pro, in which I explain how I create a full black background in a beautifully toned black and white image. Video and links: https://mbp.ac/552 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/5/20163 minutes, 44 seconds
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Traveling Smart with Tenba Messenger Camera Bags

A review of the Tenba Messenger line of camera bags that help me to travel smart, as airlines tighten up their carry-on allowances. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/551 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/28/201612 minutes, 48 seconds
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An Interview with Jeffrey Shaw

An inspiring conversation with motivational speaker, business coach, photographer and podcaster, Jeffrey Shaw. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/550 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/21/201657 minutes, 2 seconds
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Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue 4

The concluding part of our four part series of travelogues to walk you through my 2016 Iceland Full Circle Tour and Workshop. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/549 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/14/201623 minutes, 15 seconds
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Canon EF24-105mm f4L IS II Lens Review

A comprehensive review of the new Canon EF24-105mm f4L IS II lens, including some sharpness and distortion tests, as well as some example photos shot in Tokyo. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/548 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/7/201623 minutes, 37 seconds
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Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue 3

Part three of a series of travelogues to walk you through ten more images from Martin's recent Iceland Full Circle Tour and Workshop. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/547 Music by Martin Bailey
10/31/201616 minutes, 37 seconds
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Traveling and Photographing in Cuba with Doug Kaye

A conversation with Doug Kaye about traveling to and photographing in Cuba. Images and links: https://mbp.ac/546 Music by Martin Bailey
10/24/201652 minutes, 56 seconds
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Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue 2

This week we continue our series of travelogue style episodes to walk you through my Sept 2016 Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour and Workshop. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/545 Music by Martin Bailey
10/17/201617 minutes, 46 seconds
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Capture One Pro Image Editing and Processing iPhone Video

A video walkthrough of how I'm currently processing and editing my images in Capture One Pro, including screen and keyboard shortcut customizations. View the full sized HD video at: https://mbp.ac/544 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/10/201657 minutes, 3 seconds
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Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue #1

Part one of a four part series of travelogue episodes to walk you through my recent Iceland Full Circle Photography Tour and Workshop. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/543 Music by Martin Bailey
10/3/201618 minutes, 32 seconds
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East Greenland Part 4 - Aerial Glacier Photos

The concluding episode of a four part series to share my experiences and ten more images from my recent East Greenland photography adventure, including some pretty special aerial glacier photos. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/542 Music by Martin Bailey
9/26/201617 minutes, 31 seconds
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East Greenland Part 3 - Breaching Whale Photos!

The third of a four part series to share my experiences from my recent East Greenland photography adventure, including some breaching whale photos! Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/541 Music by Martin Bailey
9/19/201613 minutes, 35 seconds
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East Greenland Part 2 - Icebergs and Mountains

Part two of my East Greenland travelogue, in which we visit the Sermilik Fjord, the Johan Petersen Fjord and the Hann Glacier. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/540 Music by Martin Bailey
9/11/20169 minutes, 40 seconds
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East Greenland Part 1 - Tasiilaq, Glaciers and Icebergs

Today we start a travelogue series to cover my recent seven day tour of East Greenland, based in Tasiilaq. What an amazing place! Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/539 Music by Martin Bailey
9/5/201613 minutes, 48 seconds
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Exporting and Printing Images in Capture One Pro

In this episode we look at the many ways in which you can export your images from Capture One Pro, including printing. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/538 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/29/201622 minutes, 40 seconds
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Importing and Organizing Photos in Capture One Pro 9

In this Capture One Pro tutorial, I walk you through my import workflow and provide some tips on organizing your images and catalogs. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/537 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/22/201634 minutes, 54 seconds
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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 Printer Review

An in-depth review of the new Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 large format printer. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/536 Music by Martin Bailey
8/15/201625 minutes, 21 seconds
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David duChemin on His Underwater Photography

A conversation with photographer David duChemin about the new edition of his best selling book Within The Frame and about his beautiful new underwater photography. Images and links: https://mbp.ac/535 Music by Martin Bailey
8/8/20161 hour, 25 minutes, 43 seconds
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Jumping Ship from Lightroom to Capture One Pro 9

In this episode, I explain my motives behind switching from Lightroom to Capture One Pro 9 and share some tips on initiating the switch. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/534 Music by Martin Bailey
8/1/201637 minutes, 41 seconds
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Don Komarechka the Mad Scientist Photographer

This week I share an awesome conversation with my friend Don Komarechka about his recent full-spectrum, infrared and ultraviolet photography, as well as his stereoscopic 3D macro photography. View photos on blog: https://mbp.ac/533 Music by Martin Bailey
7/25/201658 minutes, 49 seconds
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Print Viewing Distances and Print Resolution

In this episode I answer a listener question about photographic print viewing distances I explain about minimum print resolution theory and my own standards that I use when printing. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/532 Music by Martin Bailey
7/18/201622 minutes, 45 seconds
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Protection from Power Surges and Outages

In this episode I relay what I learned from a recent lightening strike how I've implemented surge protection to protect my electronic equipment moving forward. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/531 Music by Martin Bailey
7/11/201625 minutes, 31 seconds
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Minimalism in Photography

In this episode I discuss minimalism in photography, with ten example images from over the last seven years or so, including my thinking behind the images, and what makes them minimalistic. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/530 Music by Martin Bailey
7/5/201621 minutes, 50 seconds
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Creative Block and Digital Dilemmas Across Disciplines #2

The digital age has created its own unique dilemmas and new forms of creative block, for both musicians and photographers alike. This is part two of my comparison between the two disciplines. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/529 Music by Martin Bailey
6/27/201626 minutes, 32 seconds
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Creative Block and Digital Dilemmas Across Disciplines #1

The digital age has created its own unique dilemmas and new forms of creative block, for both musicians and photographers alike. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/528 Music by Martin Bailey
6/21/201624 minutes, 20 seconds
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Zno Flush Mount Layflat Books Review

This week I review the Flush Mount Album, a Layflat book from Zno, including photos of my own Iceland book, and a brief tutorial on getting started creating your own book. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/527 Music by Martin Bailey
6/13/201620 minutes, 40 seconds
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Brent Mail on the Business of Photography

A discussion with Brent Mail about the business of photography and his new Photo Profit 8 course. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/526 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/6/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 7 seconds
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Exporting for Web in Adobe Lightroom

This week, I walk you through how to add copyright information to images in Adobe Lightroom, then export them for web with a watermark embedded, and we explore options to automatically optimize image size. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/525 Music by Martin Bailey
5/30/201625 minutes, 29 seconds
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Exporting for Web in Photoshop Elements

This week I answer a listener question about adding copyright information, resizing images for the Web and adding watermarks to images using Photoshop Elements. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/524 Music by Martin Bailey
5/24/201623 minutes, 58 seconds
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Making a Slideshow with FotoMagico 5 Pro (iPhone Video)

A video to walk you through the process of making a slideshow with Boinx Software's FotoMagico 5 Pro. Full sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/523
5/17/201653 minutes, 30 seconds
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Namibia Slideshow 4K Video

This week I share a slideshow of photographs from Namibia with around 80 photographs and a number of short videos to depict this beautiful land and her amazing people. Video on blog: https://mbp.ac/522 Music by Martin Bailey
5/12/20163 minutes, 25 seconds
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Pipe Dreams - Industrial Scenes of Chidori Town

Today we take a look at 10 photos of amazing chemical plants from a recent visit to Chidori Town near Kawasaki in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. View on blog: https://mbp.ac/521 Music by Martin Bailey
5/2/201620 minutes, 18 seconds
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ISO Invariance in the Canon EOS 5Ds R

In this post I share my findings on ISO Invariance on the Canon EOS 5Ds R Digital SLR camera. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/520 Music by Martin Bailey
4/25/201624 minutes, 51 seconds
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BenQ SW2700PT Photographer’s Wide Gamut Display Review

A review of the SW2700PT 27 inch wide gamut display, aimed at the photography market. The build and image quality is very impressive, especially when you consider the price of this incredible new offering from BenQ. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/519 Music by Martin Bailey
4/18/201638 minutes, 46 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 2 Travelogue #4

The concluding episode of our 2016 Winter Wildlife Tour #2 travelogue series, when we encounter a Northern Red Fox, more Sea Eagles and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/518 Music by Martin Bailey
4/11/201627 minutes, 43 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 2 Travelogue #3

This week we continue our series of episodes to walk through 40 images from my second Japan Winter Wildlife tour for 2016, and today we visit the Whooper Swans, Sulphur Mountain and the majestic sea eagles. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/517 Music by Martin Bailey
4/4/201621 minutes, 38 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 2 Travelogue #2

Part two of a travelogue of my second Japan Winter Wildlife tour for 2016. We visit the "Sound of Wings" bridge again, before going on to two amazing days with Whooper Swans. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/516 Music by Martin Bailey
3/28/201620 minutes, 28 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 2 Travelogue #1

Today we start a new travelogue series to walk through a selection of images from my second Japan Winter Wildlife tour for 2016. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/515 Music by Martin Bailey.
3/21/201621 minutes, 37 seconds
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Image Selection Workflow After Winter Wildlife Tour #2

This week I walk you through my image selection workflow following my second Japan Winter Wildlife tour for 2016. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/514 Music by Martin Bailey
3/14/201619 minutes, 32 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 1 Travelogue #4

The concluding episode of a four part series to walk through the first of my two Japan winter wildlife tours for 2016, with more sea eagles, some ICM, the Oshinkoshin Falls and a seascape, then a foxy finish. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/513 Music by Martin Bailey
3/7/201623 minutes, 5 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 1 Travelogue #3

The third of a four part series to walk through the first of my two Japan winter wildlife tours for 2016. Today we look at Sea Eagles, Ezo Deer, a Northern Red Fox and an adorable Ural Owl. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/512 Music by Martin Bailey
2/29/201618 minutes, 15 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 1 Travelogue #2

The second of a four part series to walk through the first of my two Japan winter wildlife tours for 2016, continuing with the black-eared kites, white-tailed eagles, red-crowned cranes and whooper swans. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/511 Music by Martin Bailey
2/22/201616 minutes, 10 seconds
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Japan Winter Wildlife 2016 Tour 1 Travelogue #1

Today we start a four part series to walk through the first of my two Japan winter wildlife tours for 2016, starting with Snow Monkeys, Cranes and Eagles. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/510 Music by Martin Bailey
2/15/201624 minutes, 2 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue #3

This week we conclude a three part travelogue series to walk you through our Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure for 2016. A minimalist photographer's dream tour. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/509 Music by Martin Bailey
2/8/201626 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue #2

Following our Hokkaido Landscape Photography Tour for 2016, this week we continue our three part travelogue series to walk you through this minimalist photographer's dream tour. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/508 Music by Martin Bailey
2/1/201617 minutes, 38 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Photography Tour 2016 Travelogue #1

Just back from our Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure for 2016, this week we start a three part travelogue series to walk you through this minimalist photographer's dream tour. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/507 Music by Martin Bailey
1/25/201620 minutes, 57 seconds
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David duChemin on After the Camera

Today I bring you a conversation with my good friend David duChemin, to talk about his new series of 20 video tutorials called After the Camera, and lots of fun stuff. Links etc. on Blog: https://mbp.ac/506 Music by Martin Bailey
1/18/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 6 seconds
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My 2015 Top Ten Photographs

This week I share my 2015 top ten photographs that we edited down to last week, with a little information about each image. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/505 Music by Martin Bailey
1/11/201626 minutes, 57 seconds
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Selecting My Top Ten Photos for 2015

This week we walk through the process of editing down your year of photos to find your top ten images for 2015. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/504 Music by Martin Bailey
1/4/201623 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Zone System and Light Meters in Digital Photography

In this episode, we explore Ansel Adams' Zone System and using a light meter, as well as how this can be applied to digital photography. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/503 Music by Martin Bailey
12/28/201541 minutes, 56 seconds
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In Conversation with Ibarionex Perello

Today I share an enlightening conversation with photographer Ibarionex Perello, who's set himself some hard challenges which are taking his photography to a new level. Images and Links: https://mbp.ac/502 Music by Martin Bailey
12/21/20151 hour, 10 minutes, 37 seconds
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Sekonic L-758D Light Meter Camera Profiles

The Sekonic L-758D is probably the best light meter on the market, and can be made even more useful by creating camera profiles for it, so in this post I walk you through how to do that. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/501 Music by Martin Bailey
12/15/201525 minutes, 56 seconds
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Celebrating Our 500th Episode!

This week celebrates a major milestone as we reach the 500th episode of the Martin Bailey Photography Blogcast! Images and Links: https://mbp.ac/500 Music by Martin Bailey
12/7/20151 hour, 18 minutes, 41 seconds
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Archiving Photographic Prints

In this episode I share my methods of archiving photography prints and talk about a possible indexing system to help you find prints in a large collection or for an online store using QR codes. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/499 Music by Martin Bailey
11/30/201519 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Mental Checklist to Make Better Photographs

Working through a mental checklist as we shoot can greatly help to improve our photography. In this episode, I share how I developed my own checklist, which can be applied to your photography too. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/498 Music by Martin Bailey
11/23/201537 minutes, 32 seconds
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Decurling Prints Made on Roll Paper

This week I share a simple yet sometimes overlooked technique for decurling prints made on roll paper. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/497 Music by Martin Bailey
11/16/201511 minutes, 45 seconds
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Canon EOS 5Ds R Follow-up Review - 4 Months In

A down-to-earth report on the Canon EOS 5Ds R to show how it's holding up after four months of shooting in the field including tours in Namibia and Iceland. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/496 Music by Martin Bailey
11/9/201533 minutes, 28 seconds
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In Conversation with Snapizzi's Randy dela Fuente

An interview with the Randy dela Fuente, founder and CEO of Snapizzi, a service that makes managing your event and school photography shoots a breeze. Links and Discount Codes: https://mbp.ac/495 Music by Martin Bailey
11/2/201543 minutes, 11 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 4

In the final episode of my Iceland Photography travelogue we visit the Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls and shoot Icelandic horses. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/494 Music by Martin Bailey
10/26/201524 minutes, 22 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 3

In this photography travelogue of Iceland we visit Vik and go on to shoot icebergs at the Jökulsárlón lagoon at the Vatnajökull glacier. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/493 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/19/201515 minutes, 1 second
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Iceland Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 2

Today we visit the amazing Landmannalaugar and Reynisdrangar, the beautiful basalt sea stacks at Vik, on the southern coast of Iceland. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/492 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/12/201515 minutes, 36 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 1

In part 1 of my 2015 Iceland Tour photography travelogues we visit Hallgrimskirkja and the Harpa in Reykjavik, then Oxararfoss (falls), Geysir and Gullfoss. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/491 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/6/201514 minutes, 52 seconds
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Namibia Full Circle Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 5

In final part of this series we visit another Himba village, a Cape fur seal colony and photograph desert adapted lions and elephants in the Hoanib riverbed. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/490 Music by the Staff of the Kulala Lodge in Sossusvlei - Thank you!
9/28/201521 minutes, 56 seconds
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Namibia Full Circle Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 4

In part 4 of my photographic travelogue of Namibia we visit a Himba village, photographed them goat herding, then later saw long horn cattle and a giraffe. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/489 Music by the Staff of the Kulala Lodge in Sossusvlei - Thank you!
9/21/201512 minutes, 33 seconds
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Namibia Full Circle Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 3

In part 3 of my Namibia photography travelogue we visit the majestic dunes at Sossusvlei and flamingoes at the Ramsar Convention protected Sandwich Harbour. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/488 Music by the Staff of the Kulala Lodge in Sossusvlei - Thank you!
9/14/201520 minutes, 41 seconds
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Namibia Full Circle Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 2

Part two of a photographic journey around Namibia, today visiting the two abandoned diamond mine towns of Kolmanskop and Elizabeth Bay. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/487 Music by the Staff of the Kulala Lodge in Sossusvlei - Thank you!
9/7/201517 minutes, 20 seconds
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Namibia Full Circle Tour 2015 Travelogue Part 1

Today we visit a quiver tree forest in Keetmanshoop and an abandoned diamond mining village called Kolmanskop, kicking off a travelogue series from Namibia. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/486 Music by the Staff of the Kulala Lodge in Sossusvlei - Thank you!
8/31/201513 minutes, 43 seconds
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Paul Griffiths' Photography Live and Uncut #60

While I'm traveling in Namibia, here is a video interview that Paul Griffiths did with me a few weeks ago for his Photography: Live and Uncut show. Full-sized video: https://mbp.ac/485
8/16/20151 hour, 15 seconds
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Breathing Color Pura Bagasse Fine Art Paper Review

A review of Breathing Color's excellent new fine art paper for inkjet printing, Pura Bagasse Smooth and Pura Bagasse Textured. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/484 Music by Martin Bailey
8/8/201518 minutes, 33 seconds
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Astropad Graphics Tablet iPad App Review

Today we look at the Astropad Graphics Tablet app, which coupled with an Adonit Jot Touch stylus, essentially turns your iPad into a powerful professional graphics tablet. Full-sized video, info and links: https://mbp.ac/483 Music by Martin Bailey.
8/3/201517 minutes, 28 seconds
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Gura Gear Bataflae 18L Camera Backpack Review

A look at the Gura Gear Bataflae 18L Camera Backpack, and how I've configured mine for a landscape, cultural and wildlife photography tour in Namibia. Full-sized video and links: https://mbp.ac/482 Music by Martin Bailey
7/28/201512 minutes, 36 seconds
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Shigakougen Blue-Green Landscape Travelogue

This week we walk through three shoots in the Shigakougen (highlands) in Nagano, Japan, as I photographed the beautiful blue-green summer foliage. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/481 Music by Martin Bailey.
7/20/201520 minutes, 33 seconds
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Snow-less Monkeys - A Summer Visit Travelogue

This week we take a look at 10 photos from my first summer visit to the Jigokudani Monkey Park, where I photographed the Snow Monkeys, without any snow! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/480 Music by Martin Bailey
7/13/201515 minutes, 15 seconds
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Scanning Medium Format 120 Film (iPhone Video)

This is part 4 of our Film Fun series, in which I walk you through how I scan my medium format 120 black and white film into the computer. Full-sized video and info: https://mbp.ac/479
7/6/201516 minutes, 27 seconds
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Canon EOS 5Ds R Digital SLR Camera Review

This is my full Canon EOS 5Ds R Digital SLR Camera Review, and we pitch the 5Ds R against the 5D Mark III and 7D Mark III to see how it fares by comparison. Details and images: https://mbp.ac/478 Music by Martin Bailey.
6/30/201546 minutes, 38 seconds
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Developing a Roll of ILFORD 120 Black and White Film

We continue our a mini-series of Film Fun videos, and in this week's video we develop a roll of black and white ILFORD 120 medium format film. Full-sized video and links on blog: https://mbp.ac/477
6/21/201537 minutes, 32 seconds
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Feeding 120 Film into a Paterson Reel for Developing

In this episode I show you how to feed a roll of 120 medium format film into a Paterson Reel for development. For the full-sized video and second video using the Changing Bag, other information and links, visit: https://mbp.ac/476
6/15/20156 minutes, 10 seconds
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Loading and Unloading a Yashica-D TLR Camera with 120 Film

Part one of a series of Film Fun videos in which I walk you through my first experiences using and processing ILFORD black and white 120 medium format film. Details and video: https://mbp.ac/475 Music by Martin Bailey
6/8/20154 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Five Color Lakes Goshikinuma Travelogue

Ten photos from the Fukushima Five Color Lakes "Goshikinuma" with commentary on the artistic and technical thinking behind each image. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/474 Music by Martin Bailey
6/1/201518 minutes, 8 seconds
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Introducing the 7D Mark II Viewfinder Mockup Tool

A short audio podcast today, to let you know about a video that I just released, to walk you through our latest Viewfinder Mockup Tool for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Video on blog: https://mbp.ac/473 Music by Martin Bailey
5/24/20154 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ten Ways to Improve Your Photography

Here are ten ways to improve your photography, from practical advice for the field to turning off some of those blogs to prevent information overload. Details: https://mbp.ac/472 Music by Martin Bailey
5/18/201531 minutes, 11 seconds
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A Tribute to a Lens - Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8L

In this episode we pay tribute to the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II lens, and look at 10 photographs from around the world, all shot with this amazing glass. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/471 Music by Martin Bailey
5/11/201516 minutes, 41 seconds
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A Tribute to a Lens - The Canon EF 14mm f2.8L

This week I pay tribute to a lens that I've just sold, my old trusty 14mm f/2.8L II USM lens, with 10 of my favorite images made with this legendary glass. Details: https://mbp.ac/470 Music by Martin Bailey
5/4/201517 minutes, 42 seconds
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Getting Things Done - Just Start!

In this episode I relay what is essentially very simple advice about getting things done - just start! Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/469 Music by Martin Bailey
4/27/201521 minutes, 31 seconds
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Being Creative and Developing a Style

Today we consider the age old dilemmas of becoming and staying creative and developing a style. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/468 Music by Martin Bailey
4/20/201523 minutes, 48 seconds
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Rick Andrews - Tour Participant Feature

Today I feature Rick Andrews, a wildlife photographer from Alberta, Canada, who joined the first of my two Japan Winter Wildlife Tours for 2015. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/467 Music by Martin Bailey
4/13/20151 hour, 6 minutes, 4 seconds
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Image Management Workflow for the Mobile Photographer

Today I walk you through my image management workflow for the mobile photographer. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/466 Music by Martin Bailey
4/7/201530 minutes, 7 seconds
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Canon EF11-24mm f/4L USM Lens Review - Just WOW!

Canon have just released their new EF11-24mm f/4L USM Lens, and after a few outings around the city with mine, today we're going to take a look at this amazing new lens. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/465 Music by Martin Bailey
3/30/201525 minutes, 32 seconds
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Final Verdict Review of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Following my First Impressions review today we look at the autofocus capabilities, and ISO performance of the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/464 Music by Martin Bailey.
3/24/201520 minutes, 58 seconds
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Canon EF100-400mm Mark II Lens Review

Today we're going to take a look at the new Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens that so many have been waiting for and see if it was worth the wait. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/463 Music by Martin Bailey.
3/18/201522 minutes, 59 seconds
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Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido 2015 Tour #2 Part 2

This week we complete our two part series to walk you through a selection of photos from my second Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido Tour for 2015. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/462 Music by Martin Bailey
3/9/201524 minutes, 34 seconds
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Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido 2015 Tour #2 Part 1

This week is the first of a two part series to walk you through a selection of photos from my second Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido Tour for 2015. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/461 Music by Martin Bailey
3/3/201515 minutes, 14 seconds
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Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido 2015 Tour #1 Part 2

Today we complete a 2 part series to walk through 24 photos from the first of my 2 Japan Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido winter wonderland wildlife tours for 2015. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/460 Music by Martin Bailey
2/15/201533 minutes, 30 seconds
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Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido 2015 Tour #1 Part 1

Today we start a two part series to walk through 24 photos from the first of my two Japan Snow Monkeys & Hokkaido winter wonderland wildlife tours for 2015. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/459 Music by Martin Bailey
2/9/201515 minutes, 41 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure 2015 #2

This week we complete a two part travelogue series to walk you through 24 photographs from my new Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure Tour. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/458 Music by Martin Bailey
1/25/201518 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure 2015 #1

This week we start a two part travelogue series to walk you through 24 photographs from my new Hokkaido Landscape Photography Adventure Tour. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/457 Music by Martin Bailey
1/19/201518 minutes, 36 seconds
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Saying Hi from Hokkaido

A quick message to say hi from Hokkaido on day eight of our first landscape only photography adventure. Images on blog: https://mbp.ac/456 Music by Martin Bailey
1/13/20155 minutes, 45 seconds
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My 2014 Top Ten Photographs

Following on from the last episode, this week I tell you a bit about each of the 10 photographs that I selected as my 2014 Top Ten. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/455 Music by Martin Bailey
1/4/201515 minutes, 21 seconds
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2014 Top Ten Photographs Selection Process

Editing down a selection of photographs to a limited number is always difficult, so today I walk you through the process of selecting my 2014 top ten. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/454 Music by Martin Bailey.
12/29/201421 minutes, 20 seconds
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions

My first impressions of the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera, based on three days photographing the adorable Snow Monkeys last week. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/453 Music by Martin Bailey
12/22/201422 minutes, 4 seconds
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Shooting for Stitched Panoramas & Avoiding Parallax Shift

Tips for shooting images to stitch together for high resolution panorama photographs, including two methods for avoiding parallax shift. Details on Blog: https://mbp.ac/452 Music by Martin Bailey
12/14/201429 minutes, 49 seconds
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Quality of Light with Darlene Hildebrandt

Today we bring you a great conversation with photographer and educator Darlene Hildebrandt, with lots of advice on the quality of light, making the most of shooting with natural light, and some great off-camera flash tips as well. Details and Links: https://mbp.ac/451 Music by Martin Bailey
12/8/201439 minutes, 10 seconds
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Productive Respites and Floral Fun

Today we look at some floral fun photography techniques, one of my ways to be productive and feed my creative soul, when I don't have a lot of time. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/450 Music by Martin Bailey
12/1/201418 minutes, 46 seconds
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Oirase Mountain Stream 2014 Travelogue

Today I walk you through two days of shooting in the beautiful Oriase Keiryu, which is a mountain stream not far from Towada Lake in Aomori, the northern-most prefecture of Honshu, the main island of Japan. Details on blog: https://mbp.ac/449 Music by Martin Bailey
11/24/201420 minutes, 33 seconds
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Prevent Printer Head Cleaning with Automation

Today I show you how to create an automated scheduled print job to prevent printer head cleaning that often runs after not using your printer for a while. Image and text: https://mbp.ac/448 Music by Martin Bailey.
11/17/201425 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Business Action Planner with Corwin Hiebert

Today Corwin Hiebert of Taendem, walks us through their new product, a must for all photography business owners, the Business Action Planner. Details and Links: https://mbp.ac/447 Music by Martin Bailey
11/10/20141 hour, 2 minutes, 11 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2014 Travelogue Part 4

Today we complete our four part series of travelogue episodes covering my September Iceland Tour & Workshop with Tim Vollmer and our amazing group of photographers. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/446 Music by Martin Bailey
11/3/201426 minutes, 41 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2014 Travelogue Part 3

This week we continue our journey on my 2014 Iceland Tour & Workshop, with Tim Vollmer and 14 incredibly talented photographers. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/445 Music by Martin Bailey
10/27/201415 minutes, 36 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2014 Travelogue Part 2

This week we continue our travelogue of my recent Iceland Tour & Workshop with Tim Vollmer, and 14 amazing photographer participants as we traveled around this incredible country. Text and Photos: https://mbp.ac/444 Music by Martin Bailey
10/20/201417 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Complete Photography Bundle II from 5 Day Deal!

The 5 Day Deal is on NOW! Don't miss this chance to get $2000+ of quality photography education and tools from the worlds top photographers for just $89! Get your here: https://mbp.ac/5dd
10/15/20143 minutes, 10 seconds
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Iceland Tour 2014 Travelogue Part 1

This week we start to retrace my steps from this year's Iceland Tour & Workshop, as I travelled with my group for 12 amazing days. Photos and text: https://mbp.ac/442 Music by Martin Bailey
10/14/201414 minutes, 7 seconds
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The iPhone 6 Plus - Thoughts from Iceland

This week I share my thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus after using it for two weeks during my Iceland Tour & Workshop. Details and Video on blog: https://mbp.ac/441 Music by Martin Bailey.
10/7/201414 minutes, 49 seconds
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Chimping and Pixel Peeping Are Not Dirty Words

The words Chimping and Pixel Peeping are often used with negative connotations, and today I discuss why I think this is a mistake. Details: https://mbp.ac/440 Music by Martin Bailey.
9/22/201414 minutes, 44 seconds
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Focus Stacking Tutorial Video

This week I share a video tutorial showing how to shoot for and create a focus stacked image in Photoshop. Details and full sized video on blog: https://mbp.ac/439
9/15/201416 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Evolution of the Photographer

We sometimes feel pressure to produce quality work following a visit to a spectacular location, but these highs can raise us to a new level in my opinion. Details: https://mbp.ac/438 Music by Martin Bailey
9/9/201428 minutes, 15 seconds
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Understanding Hyperfocal Distance 2014

Today I explain hyperfocal distance, and how using this distance can help you to achieve pan focus in your images when necessary. Details: https://mbp.ac/437 Music by Martin Bailey
9/1/201417 minutes, 34 seconds
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Make an Impression with Moo Business Cards

Today as I walk you through ordering some Moo business cards, including the settings to be aware of when preparing images, and what to avoid. Details and images: https://mbp.ac/436
8/25/201414 minutes, 38 seconds
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Creating a Black Background in Silver Efex Pro 2

Today I walk you through how I create the look I want, and a totally black background in Silver Efex Pro 2 using a recent Lotus Flower photograph. Details and full sized video: https://mbp.ac/435
8/18/201420 minutes, 47 seconds
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MailChimp vs Campaign Monitor

An impartial comparison of the the features of MailChimp vs Campaign Monitor, so you can make your own decision on which one is for you. Screenshots and Text: https://mbp.ac/434 Music by Martin Bailey
8/12/201428 minutes, 1 second
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Interview with Brian Burling of eMotimo

Today I share an interview with Brian Burling of eMotimo, a San Francisco based company that makes the TB3, a 3-axis motion-controlled camera robot for capturing moving timelapse and stop motion video. Details: https://mbp.ac/433 Music by Martin Bailey
8/4/201439 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Times They Are A-Changin'

The value of our photography is now more dynamic than ever, and needs to be re-evaluated with every interaction. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/432 Music by Martin Bailey
7/28/201416 minutes, 18 seconds
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How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop

In this video tutorial I show you how to make an animated GIF in Photoshop from a series of photographs. Full sized video and details on blog: https://mbp.ac/431
7/21/201410 minutes, 25 seconds
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An Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Everything you need to know to get started with Adobe Lightroom Mobile on the iPad and iPhone. This is an excellent addition to the Creative Cloud! Full sized video: https://mbp.ac/430
7/14/201416 minutes, 44 seconds
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Are You Still in Beta?

Lately I've been thinking about where we are on our photographic journeys, and wondering if we ever really come out of beta, and if I even want to... Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/429 Music by UniqueTracks
7/7/201425 minutes, 7 seconds
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Selling Fine Art Prints with Art Storefronts

Today we look at Art Storefronts, a new service for selling fine art prints and print orders. Art Storefronts have built a ground-breaking system to help you to sell prints, and we have a nice juicy discount for you too, to help you get started. Text and images: https://mbp.ac/428 Music by UniqueTracks
6/30/201426 minutes, 57 seconds
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Why Switch from JPEG to RAW?

When you first get started in digital photography, it's much easier to just leave your camera in JPEG shooting mode. Today we're going to look at a the reasons why it makes sense to switch. Images and text: https://mbp.ac/427 Music by UniqueTracks
6/23/201424 minutes, 3 seconds
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Time Management in Dog Years

This week we talk about the idea of creating an introduction video for your web site and services, as well as some thoughts on time management mistakes that I sometimes make. Text and Links: https://mbp.ac/426
6/18/201415 minutes, 56 seconds
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Rolling Fine Art Prints for Shipping

I'm often asked how I package fine art prints for shipping to customers, so I've prepared a short video showing the process, and we expand on the video in the audio podcast. Details, images and a chance to win the print at: https://mbp.ac/425 Music by UniqueTracks
6/9/201415 minutes, 29 seconds
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A Beautiful Anarchy with David duChemin

Join me today for a conversion with David duChemin that is almost as inspiring as his new book, A Beautiful Anarchy - When The Life Creative Becomes The Life Created. Links on blog: http://mpb.ac/424 Music by UniqueTracks
6/2/20141 hour, 22 minutes, 40 seconds
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Why Use the ProPhoto RGB Color Space?

If you've ever wondered why it's better to use the ProPhoto RGB color space over Adobe RGB or sRGB when processing images, you have to take a look at this video. Full sized video and additional info: https://mbp.ac/423
5/27/201413 minutes, 57 seconds
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Nightscape with David Kingham

Today I talk with David Kingham, the author of Craft and Vision's latest ebook Nightscape, that is hot of the digital press. Links and images: https://mbp.ac/422 Music by UniqueTracks
5/19/201435 minutes, 52 seconds
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A Bit of a Titanic Mess

A quick episode this week, as I don't have the time to do a full episode. I am in the middle of switching Wordpress themes and there are some gaping issues which I walk you through, in case it helps you at all. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/421 Music by UniqueTracks
5/12/201413 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Craft and Business of Portraiture Printing

Bringing my March portrait shoot full circle, today I talk about the craft and business aspects of printing for my customers. Text, images and links: https://mbp.ac/420 Music by UniqueTracks
5/5/201426 minutes, 48 seconds
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Manfrotto Expan Drive Background Support System

This week we look at the simple but incredibly functional Manfrotto Expan Drive Background Support system, that enables you to set up to three rolls of seamless background paper simultaneously, then raise and lower them with a chain. Text, Images and links: https://mbp.ac/419 Music by UniqueTracks
4/28/201423 minutes, 50 seconds
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Breathing Color Silverada Metallic Canvas Review

Today we look at the new Silverada Pearlescent Metallic Canvas from Breathing Color. Breathing Color continues to bring the fine art printing community and industry exactly what they need to create top class prints easier and better than ever before. Text and Links: https://mbp.ac/418 Music by UniqueTracks
4/21/201415 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Visual Imagination with David duChemin

Today I welcome back my friend and regular guest, David duChemin, for a conversation about his latest Craft and Vision eBook, The Visual Imagination - Ideas and Techniques for Creative Photographic Expression. Images and Links: https://mbp.ac/417 Music by Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
4/15/201448 minutes, 57 seconds
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Interview with Josh Rossi the King of Compositing

Today I chat with commercial photographer and the king of compositing, Josh Rossi, in a fascinating interview in which Josh shares some of his compositing skills and business acumen. Links and Images: https://mbp.ac/416 Music by UniqueTracks
4/12/201438 minutes, 47 seconds
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Traditional Japanese Dress Portrait Shoot

Today we look at the studio set up and a some of the resulting images from a recent portrait shoot of two families in traditional Japanese dress. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/415 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
4/7/201424 minutes, 51 seconds
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Canon EF 200-400mm F4 L EXT 1.4X Lens Review

Today I bring you my review of the innovative and incredible Canon EF 200-400mm F4 L Ext 1.4X Lens. Text, Images and Links: https://mbp.ac/414 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/31/201427 minutes, 47 seconds
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Snow Monkeys and Hokkaido Tour #2 2014 Part 2

Today I walk you through the second set of ten photos from my second Winter Wonderland Tour for 2014, to complete this two part travelogue series. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/413 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/24/201428 minutes, 19 seconds
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Snow Monkeys and Hokkaido Tour #2 2014 Part 1

Today I walk you through 10 photos from my second Winter Wonderland Tour for 2014, in the first of what will be a two part series. Images and Text: https://mbp.ac/412 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/17/201417 minutes, 34 seconds
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Landscape Photography and Passion Based Business

To celebrate the release of my new Craft and Vision eBook Striking Landscapes, today David duChemin and I talk about landscape photography and running a business based on your passion for the work. Links: https://mbp.ac/411 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/12/201452 minutes, 25 seconds
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Snow Monkeys and Hokkaido Tour #1 2014 Part 2

Today we pick up the trail on the first of my two Japan Winter Wonderland Tours for 2014, photographing the Whooper Swans at Kussharo Lake, before leaving town for an hour at Sulphur Mountain and then start to drive over to Rausu for the Sea Eagles. Text and images: https://mbp.ac/410 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/8/201425 minutes, 35 seconds
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Snow Monkeys and Hokkaido Tour #1 2014 Part 1

I'm now back from my Snow Monkey and Hokkaido Winter Wonderland tours, and I've selected 22 images to share from Tour #1 which ran from January 27 to Feb 7, which I'll break into two episodes. Images and text: https://mbp.ac/409 Music from Music Alley: http://www.musicalley.com/
3/4/201415 minutes, 3 seconds
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A Conversation with Fine Art Photographer Michael Miner

This week I'm joined by Michael Miner, a Los Angeles based fine art photographer who perhaps better known as the co-writer of the 1987 hit movie RoboCop. Images and links: https://mbp.ac/408 Music by UniqueTracks
2/12/20141 hour, 4 minutes, 42 seconds
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Sharing Our Passion - A Conversation with Valerie Jardin

This week's Podcast is a conversation with my friend Valerie Jardin, in which we discuss sharing our passion for photography via our teaching, among other topics. Links etc. https://mbp.ac/407 Music by UniqueTracks
2/2/20141 hour, 5 minutes, 50 seconds
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Self Publishing Sky Crystals with Don Komarechka

Today I talk with Don Komarechka about what he learned from his recent experience as he self-published his incredible new book, Sky Crystals - Unraveling the Mysteries of Snowflakes. Images and Links: https://mbp.ac/406 Music by UniqueTracks
1/26/20141 hour, 2 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Natural Portrait with Andrew S. Gibson

Today I chat with Andrew S. Gibson the author of the latest Big Book from Craft and Vision, The Natural Portrait. Details and Links: https://mbp.ac/405 Music by UniqueTracks
1/20/201440 minutes, 47 seconds
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Selecting My 2013 Top Ten Favorite Photos

This week I walk you through the process of whittling down 359 images from 2013 to just ten, to best represent my year in photography. Images and text: https://mbp.ac/404 Music by UniqueTracks
1/13/201417 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Complete Photography Bundle - 5DayDeal!

Today I introduce the Complete Photography Bundle from 5DayDeal, and it's just that, an amazing deal lasting only 5 days! 5DayDeal: https://mbp.ac/5dda More Info: https://mbp.ac/403 Music by UniqueTracks
1/5/201414 minutes, 41 seconds
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My Journey - Just Getting Started

The end of a year is always a good time to reflect on what got us to where we are, so I thought this would be a good time to do this, as we set our sites firmly on the future. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/402 Music by UniqueTracks.
12/30/201344 minutes, 51 seconds
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Fighting Condensation with Reasonable Methods

Today I answer a question from listener Derek Bezuidenhout asking about condensation issues in cold weather. Text and Images: https://mbp.ac/401 Music by UniqueTracks