Professional photographer Catherine Hall and overenthusiastic amateur Leo Laporte chat with some of the world's leading and most inspirational image-makers. Learn tips from acclaimed pros, as they impart their knowledge of making arresting images through personal anecdotes, real world experience, and a discussion of their favorite toys. The show educates, inspires and empowers photographers of all levels. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
November 1st, 2011
Episode 15 of 50 episodes
Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte. Our guest host, photography expert, educator, and host of The Digital Story Derrick Story, covers photography 101 with Leo. Learn how to determine your strengths and address your challenges as a beginning photographer. Derrick shows Leo some of his favorite cameras and gear, and even gets into the basics of shooting great video. Guest: Derrick Story Don't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers - download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Derrick's Tips 1) Master Your Flash. Dial back flash exposure compensation for a more natural looking fill light 2) Use regular exposure compensation and flash exposure compensation together for exposure mastery. 3) Lower your horizon. If you have a great sky, lower that horizon for more interesting images. Derrick's Favorite Gears Canon 320 EX wireless flash Lowepro DSLR Video Fastpack AW Rogue Flash Benders Photoflex 5-1 Photodiscs LINKS Derrick's Blog Derrick's Twitter Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast. Running time: 1:06:33