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Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! How do you make a zine just on an iPad? Well... you've heard us talk about the launch of the new Affinity Suite 2.0, now with Publisher on the iPad. Adrian has been taking this for a test drive. Can it be possible to produce professional print output just on an iPad? Picks of the week:Chr…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Elwood: What kind of music do you usually have here?Claire: Oh, we got both kinds. We got country and western. This week we have both the colours: black and white. Lots to discuss including film choice, digital shooting and composition, post production, the zone system and penguin-proof c…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! What are well all up to and into at the moment with our imaging making? AI generation, photography, digital art? Actually, all that and more, including gold leaf! Picks of the week:Something bi is coming - AffinityPhotography Through the PandemicApollo Remastered This is an episode of The…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! TFOP no longer requires a server farm the size of Pixar to run - partly becuase Chris had a tech failure to deal with. So our tech wizard (Chris still) has been enjoying an opportunity to consolidate the master control room and the kit in it. Tune in to find out what he chose and how it c…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah and Chris climb down some rabbit holes. One about flat lenses and how Metalenz has just landed a $30m funding round. Finally a video that explains some of the essentials of why NeRFs are so amazing. RunwayML is applying AI to video to enable things like background removal or imag…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Meta is still enormous but we hear ever-increasing rumblings about their demise. And for photographers there has been a recent mass-exodus from Instagram and the rise of new services to communicate and share. So what have we learned in the last 10+ years of social media and what would we …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! What is it with Grain? For the longest time, photographers wanted the cleanest images possible. So why now, when that is technically possible to most of us, does the pendulum swing the other way? Discuss! Picks of the week:Holga weekReginald the Vampire This is an episode of The Future of…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Chris and Jeremiah go on a journey (and a show and tell) to explore what the different platforms and systems have to offer. This is an episode of The Future of Photography podcast with Adrian Stock https://twitter.com/Ade968, Eimear King https://www.instagram.com/apostroph__e/, Jeremiah C…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! The Photography and Video Show was just held in the UK last weekend. Bigger than ever and positively busy, It seems to have been a success this year. Adrian went to investigate. Brands, stands and products mentioned in the show:Insta360Capix - Colenta Dip and Dunk Robo LineThatPhotography…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Adrian just took a trip round the Highlands of Scotland and made a photo journal along the way. So what is the workflow for these roadworks? Picks of the week:Wanderings JournalArtdoc Photography Magazine This is an episode of The Future of Photography podcast with Adrian Stock https://tw…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! We've long had discussions about "making vs taking" photographs. Conversations often include artictic intent, concepts, pre-visualisation, shooting for a project, shooting for a defined output... What happens when we add AI to that mix? Picks of the week:How Kodak makes filmCraiyon.comAI …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Chris now has access to OpenAI's DALL-E 2, so he and Jeremiah do some hands-on exploration. Chris has put a collection of generations online. Lee Unkirch (of Pixar fame) is an avid generator on Twitter. Karen X. Cheng made the Cosmopolitan A.I. cover and has a few things to say about work…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! A listener recently asked Adrian for a digital copy of his Smithereens zine - which prompted some unexpected reticence from Adrian. The zine was designed to be experienced in print, not on a screen. So we have a creative conversation this week on ow the zine could be refactored for digita…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah and Adrian have both just been out on little photo adventures - so what better time to update on our personal workflows from capture, through raw/film processing, asset management and editing to output? As ever, workflow is an evolving thing and there are changes to report as wel…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah just finished color work on his new production Reginald the Vampire. He takes us through the process of color timing in movie production and how things have changed over the year. From shouting color correction commands to the color timer to doing it from home on an iPad in prist…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Ever wondered what a skateboarding panda in a leather jacket on a beach looks like? Neither have we really - but someone has. What about a Willem Dafoe Pez Dispenser or a portable toilet on the surface of the moon? This week we provide an update on AI image generating tools and some of th…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! In 2004, Finnish photographer Arno Minkinnen suggested that understanding the workings of Helsinki Bus Station would change your life (article here). So what does that mean for Jeremiah, Chris and Adrian and their photographic journeys? Picks of the week:PiOclockIra Glass on The Creative …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! For all our love of digital, we all still love a print or a book or a zine. Sometimes the output medium is planned in advance and sometimes it is just obvious when you get a body of work together. Adrian is in the process of creating his first zine. New creative learning and new technical…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Chris has given up on dubbed movies (in Germany most movies get dubbed), Jeremjah calls dubbing a crime. The movie The Champion uses a new technique to dub a movie in a way that you haven't seen before. Watch here starting 10 minutes into the video and we guarantee your mind will be blown…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Last week Adrian left his camera on a train. This was not an act of desperation to justify a new camera 😀 - but what types of pocketable camera might make a suitable replacement? Could it be the: Do it all high qualityTravel ZoomAction camTough cameraClassic digicam Tune in to find out! P…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! In early 2022, Jeremiah challenged Adrian to create a website to show his photography work. Adrian finally got round to starting that and ended up researching the metaverse - which was confusing to him. So the team had a discussion about good and bad things in the current available metave…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah and Adrian attempt a quick-fire show. Despite both enjoying indulgent monlogies, we are moderately successful! Topics include: Bionic eyes with side effectsAdrian's new camera, the Chroma six12Digital images displays for both architecture and in the houseThe upcoming Analogue Spo…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Chris and Jeremiah dive into DALL-E, a new neural net that creates art based on text prompts. It seems to not only create simple things, but complex scenes where it needs to put things in context, in different styles, from a Van Gogh painting to a realistic-looking photo, in a pretty huma…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! What do the Amen Break, the Wilhelm Scream and the [Mixamo Walk Cycle](https://youtu.be/8ROmDWb7B1c ) have in common? They are all somehow linked to using stock media in media production. Listen in when Chris and Jeremiah talk about stock photography, using stock in film production and ho…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah and Chris talk about image composition and how it was influenced throughout the history of photography, from fashion to technology. How will smaller, spherical and more ubiquitous cameras change image composition in the future? Listen and find out. Picks of the week: The world's …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Inspired by the recent opening up of social events in the UK, we discuss our creative plans for 2022. What's the near future of our personal photography? Tune in to find out. Picks of the week: Chroma Camera Six:12, Chroma Camera Cube, Artpakk protective art bags This is an episode of The…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Today's picks: Canon Has Discontinued All But Nine EF Prime Lenses | Ned Walthall: Grand Central Terminal After | Photographer Born In 1843 Talks About the Wild West - Interviewed in 1941 - American Homesteaders | John Dugdale: A Man of Vision — Online - Don't Take Pictures | Glacier retr…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! A couple of interesting things happened this week. We had a great conversation in our Discord about the International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2021 - plenty of differing views. A lot of the discussion focused on the extreme post processing in winning images. Some were strongly a…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Jeremiah and Chris bring you a bunch of fun picks: JWST has sent us its first photos, International Landscape Photographer of the year 2021, New Astronomy Visualizations, Miniature Photos by Ashraful Arefin, Glass Sculptures by Wilfried Grootens, AI creates photos based on written prompts…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! One of our favourite apps is back with a new release - Decim8 by Kris Collins. Version 6 adds a new effect and a major UI overhaul which makes it much easier to use. So we've been playing 😀... Decim8 on the App Store Picks of the week: Chris' new magazine - Research your photowalks - Lofi…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! The Winter Olympics are coming. If you were there, what photos would you want to take or make? What tools and toys would you want to use? And what is the future of sports photography? Mentioned in the podcast: David Burnett, Chase Jarvis sequence shots, Buck Rogers Olympiad, Nikon Z9 biat…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! This week we discuss fictional movies about photographers and photography. There is a long list to go through! We also cover a lot of other topics as well - documentaries, magazines, where is Webb, ethics... List of films mentioned in the show: Minamata - images from Eugene Smith (Johnny …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Software eats hardware! We live in software-defined times and it's now a regular thing to get new updates to our cameras and even - for some of us - our cars. So how do we feel about that? Is it a good thing? Probably, if it works ok. Does it add risk to high-cost productions to upgrade t…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Hello 2022! What will we see, do and enjoy this year? New year is always a good time to look forward. Sadly, it is also Eimear's last show with us so we take time to remembner some of the many enjoyable conversations since she joined us in May 2019. Picks of the week: Data Streams Art, al…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Amazing, positive and seasonal things you can do with a camera the size of a grain of salt. What would you do? Time to start thinking because this is a real thing. New miniscule hardware coupled with machine learning software is really showing us the future of photography. Happy holidays …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Tis the season... to be thinking about what new toys you want, or maybe what you might want to give to others. So this show addresses the important need for new toys! Lots of good stuff covered including... Solarcan Puck, Lego camera set, Olympus TG6, Instax wide printer, A really good iP…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Members of our Discord - good friends that they are - challenged our recent show 203 on innovation. It seems we came across as a little biased towards innovation of a technical and computational nature, largely driven by phone and drone manufacturers. Naturally we hotly contest this view …
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Cameras that see round corners - coming soon to your local store? Mabe not quite yet, but they do exist. Prompted by a PetaPixel article, our intrepid team dive into the topic. How does it work, what will it be used for, do spies already have it? Mentioned in the show:2019 Tech Brief, Nat…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! The camera obscura was invented 1,000 years ago this week (possibly ;-) but it took another 800 years to invent photography. Since then the pace of innovation has increased dramatically and we now see amazing photography innovations frequently. And people do fantastic things with them. Th…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Failure is something to be avoided at all costs, right? Well.. we explore how failure in photography can (and probably will) help you advance and become a better photographer. Picks of the week: Surreal Blurred Portraits Between Painting and Photography, South Tipperary Arts Center - Wate…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Every now and again a camera is released that makes you wonder if it will change direction of the industry. The Nikon Z9 might be one of those. It's a sports camera with no mechanical shutter. It can shoot 8k video for hours. It has a whole range of AI focus modes. Can it challenge your p…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! We're doing something different for episode 200. Everyone is out but instead of just skipping a TFOP week, we thought it would be fun to bring you with us. Enjoy our little stories from around from around the globe. This is an episode of The Future of Photography podcast with Adrian Stock…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! New stuff from Apple and we've had a chance to play now so what's it al about? What's fun? What's useful? Mentioned in the show: Cinematic mode, Memories, Live Text, Shared with you, ProRes video, Sensor shift IBIS. See all the marketing wow here! Picks of the week:iPhone 13 Pro Max camer…
 
Watch this on video | Buy us a coffee: Chris / Henry / Mario Zip, zap speedy - this week we're into instant photos. Chris brings an awesome history of instant photography, we cover the current options for instant shooting and there are new products just about to launch. Add to that a taster of the wealth of artists making amazing images with instan…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Slooowwwly now ;-) This week we discuss using long exposures with slow shutters. Lots of great art to see but how technology is evolving to support and/or hinder the art? Modern cameras can help, but phones need lots of computational assitance. And then there are post tools, loads of them…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Back out in the real world, we report from The Photography Show on all the bright new things. The source of innovation may surprise you! Mentioned in the show:Pinsta all-in-one camera, darkroom and enlarger Picks of the week:Lomo instant back for 4x5Sunny16 report from the show floorTT Ar…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Propaganda pre-dates photography by, oh, about thousands of years. But the arrival of photography gave a boost to propaganda reach and efficacy beyond almost any other medium. We discuss many forms of propaganda, how to counter it and how to avoid making it. Links from our conversation:In…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Forensic documentation, taking a note, navigating your car on autopilot or even faking the colonisation of a Martian moon. These are all now use cases for photography. We explore these and more to find the future of utilitarian photography. Discussed in the show:Airbnb photographyTrevor P…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Ever wonder how some gets "that look"? Today we share some of our editing tips - specific tools and techniques for editing. There is (of course) a smattering of talk about apps as well ;-) Apps mentioned in the podcast:Apple Photos MacOSDarkroomPixelmator PhotoPolarr Picks of the week:Ado…
 
Watch this on video | Join us on Discord for more TFOP chat! Part of photography is about making memories. For family, for friends, for history, for your local sports club. So what is the best way to make and/or trigger memories? Is it a printed photo, a short video snippet, an epic movie? And what will people look for in a memory 50 years from now…
 
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