The Phoblographer’s Favorite Photography Podcasts

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Podcasts are a great way to kill time or to listen to while working or doing daily chores. Luckily, there are lots of great podcasts out there for photographers that can keep you up to date on the latest happenings in the world and how major news is affected by photography. With that said, we should totally tell you all about our own: ISO 400. But here are some of our very favorite photography podcasts.

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The Difference Between Dynamic Range And Latitude


An image of trees in Olympic National Park which requires a lot of dynamic range.

This post originally appeared on photographer Bill Wadman’s blog on April 22, 2014, and is being syndicated at The Phoblographer with his permission. Photo taken by and used with permission from Bill Wadman.

I’ve been meaning to write this one for a while. In fact it’s been sitting as an empty draft for months, so it’s about time we get on with it. One of my pet peeves is people who act like they know everything when they don’t know what the hell they’re talking about. A few years ago I wrote one of my favorite blog posts ever called Image Properties (Or how most people talk out of their ass), to tackle one of the common areas of confusion.

Today, in an attempt to help out some more of you we’re going to talk about the difference between ‘dynamic range’ and ‘latitude’. Two terms that many people use interchangeably which are actually two different things.

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Creating The Photograph: Bill Wadman’s “Diner Scene”

Diner Scene

Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and talk to them about how it was achieved. The results are some knowledge passed onto you. Want to be featured? Email chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com

Bill Wadman is an NYC based photographer that has specialized in portraiture and editorial work for many years. His previous projects, 365 Portraits, won him much praise from many media outlets a couple of years back. He has also been a contributor to TIME, BusinessWeek, Improper Bostonian, POZ, Popular Photography, The New York Times, La Monde, Eloquence, Der Spiegel, Wharton Magazine, Times of London, USA Today, The University of Chicago Magazine, Fast Company,, and Corriere della Sera. Advertising clients include Gillette, The NY Lottery, UBS Bank, Practical Law Company, and (RED). But most recently, he’s also been one of the hosts of On Taking Pictures–one of the best photography podcasts we’ve seen as of late. We asked Bill to talk to us about this photo called, “Diner Scene.”

And here’s how he created it for our latest edition of Creating the Photograph.

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