12 episodes

Welcome to The Photography News Podcast! Every other week, editor Will Cheung and other members of the PN team will be sitting down to share our thoughts on the biggest and latest news stories from the world of photography, offer up technique and advice, and much more.

If you’d like to get involved and have your say, email your questions, requests or stories to podcast@photographynews.co.uk.

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    • Visual Arts
    • 4.5 • 2 Ratings

Welcome to The Photography News Podcast! Every other week, editor Will Cheung and other members of the PN team will be sitting down to share our thoughts on the biggest and latest news stories from the world of photography, offer up technique and advice, and much more.

If you’d like to get involved and have your say, email your questions, requests or stories to podcast@photographynews.co.uk.

    Episode 12: Used kit with MPB CEO Matt Barker

    Episode 12: Used kit with MPB CEO Matt Barker

    In the latest episode of the Photography News podcast, we speak to Matt Barker, CEO of online used equipment retailer MPB. He talks about how MPB is changing the world of second-hand gear and shares some fascinating insights into the way the company works, including revealing some of the more unusual items it’s offered for sale. If you plan to buy some new gear in the forthcoming weeks and months, you can’t afford to miss it!

    Also, the team discuss techniques for getting great images in inclement weather, Roger has an existential crisis about picture taking, Kingsley reports back on shooting with the new Fujifilm X-S10 and Will sets fire to flowers in the name of art. Honest.

    Got a pressing photography question? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.

    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 55 min
    Episode 11: Get your best-ever autumn shots!

    Episode 11: Get your best-ever autumn shots!

    This time out, the Photography News team explores the thrill of autumnal photography and how to get the best out of your woodland and landscape shoots at this time of year. Which lenses do the team recommend? Where will you find the best autumn colours? How should you approach these seasonal subjects? What other kit is vital for success? And most important, should you ‘garden’? It’s all there in episode 11 to find out.

    Elsewhere, Roger laments never having a camera with him when he needs one, Kingsley discovers perilous new highs and lows in the Peak District, and Will chases the moon down the A14.

    There are also tips on how to get more from your most-visited locations, what accessories you need to improve your macro photography and the most important piece of tripod technique advice you’ll ever hear.

    Got a pressing photography question? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.

    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 41 min
    Episode 10: Is this the age of the superzoom lens?

    Episode 10: Is this the age of the superzoom lens?

    In this latest episode of The Photography News Podcast, the team explores a wide range of popular photo subjects with extra audible intrigue supplied via Will’s recent brush with a dentist and Kingsley’s Devon-speed internet connection which makes him sound drunk.


    Away from the novocaine, Will has been out and about with two new lenses – Fujifilm’s groundbreaking XF50mmF1.0 R WR and Tamron’s versatile 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD – so the team also chats about the different advantages of zoom and prime lenses, why superzooms are much better than they used to be and what owning one can bring to your photography.


    There are also print exhibition tips from Will, with plenty of thoughts on how and where to show off your pictures; some expert macro photography tips from special guest-star Annie; and some tips on creating better landscape panoramas as well as how your approach to panoramic compositions needs to alter from regular framing.


    Got a pressing photography question? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.


    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 47 min
    Episode 09: big-empty landscapes, bug-eyed macro monsters, daunting dog photography – and home inkjet printing

    Episode 09: big-empty landscapes, bug-eyed macro monsters, daunting dog photography – and home inkjet printing

    Find out what the Photography News team have been up to this month, as we take you on a whistle-stop tour of bleak and boggy landscape photography, vibrant macro studies of insects, and the pains of a commercial dog shoot. Yes, Roger, Will and Kingsley have plenty to say on all matters photographic – and some of it is even worth listening to!

    In Episode 09 we also discuss the joys of home inkjet printing. So to get the inside track on what’s new from industry leaders Epson as Will chats to product specialist Dominic Gurney, and find out not only how to improve your prints, but why you should be printing in the first place, hit play now.

    There’s new kit chat as well, with the PN team picking over the recently announced Nikon Z 5 mirrorless full-frame camera kit, and Canon’s brace of super-telephoto f/11 prime lenses for its cutting-edge mirrorless EOS-R cameras.

    Got a pressing photography question? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.

    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 47 min
    Episode 08: desert island photo kits!

    Episode 08: desert island photo kits!

    Imagine you were stranded on a desert island with only eight bits of photographic gear, a book and a luxury item – what would you choose? And what would be the one thing you’d save from the waves?

    In this episode, the Photography News team take this completely original idea – that in no way relates to Roy Plumley’s quintessential radio series – and make their own photo kit choices. So, to find out what Will, Roger and Kingsley picked, click play now and get set for some surprising picks.

    Also on this episode:

    Find out how to get your photo-mojo back after lockdown;

    Learn the best ways to shoot from the hip when tackling street and candid photography;

    Get some pro tips on shooting portrait and action shots of dogs;

    ... and find out why a polariser is the filter that can really change your photography

    Got a pressing photography question for the PN team? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.

    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 58 min
    Episode 07: best-ever camera lenses, past and present

    Episode 07: best-ever camera lenses, past and present

    If you could only shoot with one lens for the rest of your days, what would it be? Would it be a prime or zoom lens? A wide-angle, a telephoto, or something in the middle?



    This episode, the Photography News team discuss their favourite ever lenses. Will, Roger and Kingsley take a trip down memory lane to the glass that made a difference to their photography, and they wonder which lenses they couldn’t do without on their DSLRs and CSCs today.



    With the great outdoors back on the photo menu, there are also some top tips from the team on how to plan your next landscape shoot, as well as timely thoughts on the joy of getting back into family portrait photography after the lifting of lockdown.



    What’s more, the PN team take a tour of the best Raw editing software for photographers, and dole out some expert advice on not getting yourself killed when you get back to shooting in the big wide world. Trust us, and you’ll find out how to avoid death by cliffs, water, snow and gendarmes.



    Got a pressing photography question? Email podcast@photographynews.co.uk and you could find your question being answered by some of the best in the business.



    Find out more about Photography News at photographynews.co.uk

    • 40 min

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