Ok. I have moved from taking pictures casually with a point and shoot camera to a bridge camera like the Canon SX10 IS superzoom digital camera. Now, I learnt enough basics to move on to the next level of photography and bought my first entry-level DSLR Canon Rebel T1i or EOS 500D in some places.
I find listening to podcasts and audio books actually help me concentrate in work and make me productive while my brain is absorbing some useful entertaining info.
When I mentioned this in Twitter, I had a few friends ask me what photography podcasts I listen to. So, here they are.
Good Photography Podcasts
A good photography pocast by Alex Lindsay and Frederick Van Johnson discuss news, tips and camera techniques. If you are a beginner like me, this will give you insights into the minds of the professionals and the photo speak. A good podcast overall that I enjoy listening to.
A non-nonsense short and sweet podcast with photography tips ranging from the most basic composition techniques to the advanced post processing. Don’t miss listening to the archives as they contain many many good shows with a boatload of good information. Some are video podcasts too.
Jason anderson also blogs as the ‘Canon Blogger’ and is the host of this excellent podcast. Jason pretty much shares everything he learns and he is very easy to follow. I highly recommend listening to his podcasts if you are starting out with a semi-pro or even a pro camera. You don’t have to shoot Canon to like his podcasts.
Martin Bailey has an excellent show where he shares information on how he makes his photos explaining the process, tips and techniques he uses. You can pick up a lot of good information from his shows. He also has a great community in his website where he has a monthly assignment. You can also take part in this assignment and if your picture gets the most votes from the community, you could go on to winning some cool prizes.
Audri Lanford ran this excellent podcast where she interviews world class photographers and gets answers, tips for 7 photography related questions in their special area. You get answers from wildlife photographers, landscape photographers, wedding photographers, etc. Sadly, this series has been discontinued but there is a wealth of information in the 54 podcasts in the archive and will keep you occupied for many many hours.
iTunes has a great collection of photography podcasts and I am still discovering some new good ones every few weeks. If you listen to a good one, please share it in the comments.
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