HUGE Listener Q&A Part I [IP 141]

In IP Roundtable Podcast by Darin Mellor

Jim, Nick & Darin field questions from our most loyal listeners.  The three go through a ton of questions this week & will tackle more next week!  Tune in now for great photography tips & tricks!

What's in this episode:

  • Timothy Donely wants tips for dealing with harsh midday light for Macro & Portrait Photography.
  • Steven Miller follows with a question after hearing Nick & Jim's Real Estate Tip Showdown.
  • Chris Chandler probes about the crop factor impacting focal length compression.
  • Todd Grimm wants to replace his Nikon D7100 with a Fuji. What does Jim recommend?
  • Giovanni Paredes wants to get more income from different Stock Photography sites.
  • Nelson Tapias wonders if the Black Rapid Strap he is using could be harming his camera.
  • Paul Bickley looks for spooky Halloween lighting tips.
  • Spog McArdle asks for the best tips for editing photos when color blind.
  • Eric Psota gets nerdy & challenges us to discuss ISO invariance. – Where is Jeff Harmon!?
  • Austin Tyler Swenson is looking to transition into getting more photo work in a small town.
  • Chris Ashworth is seeking a better image capturing experience while wearing glasses.
  • Shane Fairburn wants to know where to draw the line with gear technology.
  • Suart Laird doubts his Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 OS after reading some reviews. – Should he get the Canon/Nikon or the Tamron for shooting hockey?
  • Mark Franks asks if Jim is still having issues with Lightroom 6/CC on his iMac.
  • Ed Shanahan is looking for the best way to manage his photos between his laptop & home office.
  • Rob Gainnese inquires how often we Dodge & Burn in Photoshop or Lightroom.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Squarespace – (Use Offer Code ‘IMPROVE' to get 10% off your first purchase!)
  • Animoto – (Use Promo Code ‘IMPROVE' to get 15% off an Annual Pro Subscription!)
  • Photography Start – (Use Coupon Code ‘PODCAST' to get $40 off an already AMAZING deal & Jim's Doodad of the Week!)
  • Nick Page's Sky Replacement Tutorial – (A SCREAMING deal at $10 & Nick's Doodad of the Week!)
  • Lens Finder – (It is here!! The best tool for helping you with your next lens purchase or lens rental decision!)
  • Clear Umbrella – (Darin's Doodad of the Week!)


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About the Author

Darin Mellor

Darin Mellor is an independent contractor for Improve Photography, cohost of the popular Improve Photography Podcast, world traveler, and aspiring to be as big of a photography geek as Jim Harmer.