Josh welcomes a new family member and Álvaro prepares for a trip. We talk iPhone photography and travel preparation, including dealing with mosquitos, moisture, filters, and backing up your shots on the road.
Marius returns from Africa bringing photos and stories. We talk about the experiences, and—of course—the gear. Olympus and Fujifilm are compared, the struggles of cultural photography are explored, and close encounters are described.
Regrouping after their Toronto trip, the team catches up on the latest camera news before delving into Josh’s new blog and new lens, first impressions of Peak Design’s new Cuff & Leash, plus the unique LoupeDeck Lightroom controller.
Álvaro and Marius are joined by Panasonic’s Canadian Product Manager for Imaging, Trisha Gillings. Conversation ranges from the interesting relationships at the heart of the Micro Four-Thirds consortium to some behind the scenes insight into how the latest Panasonic products came to be!
Álvaro and Marius return to discuss Marius’ weekend with a Canon 5D Mark IV. Then it’s time to unpack Apple’s WWDC announcements as they pertain to photography, with a special iPad Pro segment featuring Thomas Wong.
Álvaro & Marius catch up on a bit of news before diving into the wonderful world of street photography: what it is, how to approach it (including getting over the fear of starting), and some of our favourite tools & techniques!
Erin Brooks, iPhoneographer extraordinaire, joins Álvaro and Marius for a far-reaching chat about modern photography. Along the way, we discuss her involvement in the Shot on iPhone campaign for Apple, her favourite apps for editing, and where a standard mirrorless camera fits into her workflow.
This week’s show features Josh Haftel, product manager for Lightroom Mobile at Adobe. He joins Marius, Álvaro, and “Manitoba” in a wide-reaching discussion about the state of mobile photography, the future of imaging technology, and where Lightroom fits into the 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The third episode in our Photokina week coverage includes our first impressions of Fuji’s announcements, including a brand new medium format system, Álvaro’s hands-on impressions of the X-T2, and two very special interviews!
Álvaro and Marius catch up on the news while Josh plays baseball, and then Álvaro tells us what he learned on his trip to Lisbon. Along the way we answer a listener question, chastise Zenfolio for terrible behaviour, and discuss photo backups for travel.
With Josh still away, Marius & Álvaro are joined by friend of the show Drew Coffman. They talk about Drew’s gear, including a new Leica Q, before wrapping up with a detailed discussion of iPad Pro and mobile photography workflows.
We answer a listener question about keeping your camera gear safe while traveling, and before long Josh's first impressions of the Sony 85mm GM lens lead us into a deep discussion about product reviews.
Steering away from gear talk, we ponder the difficult topic of photographic inspiration in this week's episode. Where do we find it? What compels us to go out and shoot? We also introduce a brand new contest and answer a listener question!
We open what may be the biggest can of worms in the photography world today: the mirrorless vs. DSLR debate. How are they different? Why choose one over the other? What are the pros and cons of each mechanism? And, most importantly, who should be shooting a mirrorless system and who should be shooting a DSLR camera? We do our best to ask and answer all the important questions in this debate.
With two hosts planning some travels this summer, discussing which kit works best for long trips was bound to take place. Álvaro, Josh, and Marius dig into the kit they’ve used in the past for their travels and what they hope to use going forward.
More importantly, the hosts discuss a new competition for a free ThinkTank bag! This is Candid’s first giveaway and it promises to be a good one. Are you #TeamBackpack or #TeamMessenger? Whichever side you’re on, tweet out why you’re on your chosen team, use the hashtag #TeamBackpack or #TeamMessenger to denote which team you’re on, and tag @candid_fm at the end of your tweet. Next week, we’ll choose which tweet is our favourite and ThinkTank will ship the winner either the Retrospective 20 messenger bag or a backpack of equivalent value.
This week, the gang chats about how different sensor sizes impact your photography and whether or not the size of the Micro 4/3 sensor will lead to doom or gloom for Olympus and Panasonic. To top off the busy week, Josh compares the infamous Panasonic Leica Nocticron 42.5mm to his new Zeiss Batis 85mm.