Candid

Candid

A weekly podcast about the craft of photography, covering the skills and technology we contend with on the road from hobbyist to professional.

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    Candid #40: Medium Format—The Bigger Picture

    Leica and Fuji have both announced new products, including a competitively priced medium format system, GFX. We take this opportunity to talk about medium format as a whole and who might be most tempted to make the leap.

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    Candid #39: Everything Old is New Again...Except Lightroom

    Álvaro and Marius do their best to catch up on the deluge of photo news from the week. The Panasonic GH5, Kodak’s Ektachrome revival, and DJI’s supposed transition to Hasselblad ownership are all addressed, along with a wishlist for Adobe Lightroom in 2017.

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    Candid #38: Winter Photography

    We answer a listener question about shooting in winter: how to do it, what to bring, and what to watch out for to ensure you and your gear stay safe.

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    Candid #37: There and Back Again

    We catch up on some news before delving into a discussion around narrative in photography and whether or not it’s at risk of disappearing. To close out 2016, we also discuss out photography New Years resolutions.

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    Candid #36 - Photographer vs. Colour Gamuts

    We tackle the strange and complicated world of widening colour gamuts, with a discussion around its benefits, challenges, and what it all means for the modern photographer.

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    Candid #35: Lightroom Presets as a Learning Tool

    There’s more to Lightroom presets than emulating film. The gang talks about various preset recommendations and discusses their use as resources for learning how to develop your own style.

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    Candid #34: Just a Huge Spacebar

    In light of the new MacBook Pro announcements from Apple, Josh and Marius take a skeptical look at the current computing landscape and talk about why it’s such a challenging time to buy a machine for professional use.

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    Candid #33: What Makes a Photograph Compelling?

    Marius and Álvaro share some listener feedback before dissecting the elements of a photograph. They look at each ingredient and how they come together to make an image interesting, including a discussion of the role of post-processing.

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    Candid #32: Unfamiliar Bedfellows

    After a quick recap of our Photokina reactions, we talk about Marius’ new PEN pal. We also examine how Fuji and Olympus are gaining confidence in their products, the threat of mobile technology, and how well the Fuji X-T2’s C-AF tracking works.

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    Candid @ Photokina - Part 4: Odds & Ends

    Our final Photokina episode is packed full of everything else at the show—Canon products, more thoughts on Olympus, and a ton of hands-on lens impressions from the show floor. We also choose the recipients of the official Candid Awards for Biggest Splash, Most Improved Company, and Biggest Disappointment. Can you guess which companies won?

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