Picture This: Photography Podcast



Chelsea and Tony Northrup's photography podcast, which digs deep into the history, science, and personalities of photography.


  • 2022 CAMERA PREDICTIONS: Sony a5?

    29/12/2021 Duração: 19min

    Tony Northrup and Chelsea review the hits and misses of their 2021 predictions and also make camera predictions for 2022. Will Sony release a Z5 competitor? Will Canon release a high res R5 called the R5C? Will Nikkon release long glass for their wildlife capable Z9?

  • CAMERA OF THE YEAR! 2021 Pixel Awards

    23/12/2021 Duração: 19min

    It's that time of year again! Tony and Chelsea pick their winners of the year for the best computer, lens, accessories, drone, innovation, consumer camera, and pro camera.

  • LEAKED: Canon R1 & R5c ATTACK Sony & Nikon!

    04/12/2021 Duração: 17min

    Tony reviews the latest Canon Rumors (via canonrumors.com), including the Canon R5c, a video-centric cinema camera with 45 megapixels, 20 FPS stills, and 8k/30 or 8k/60 video. He also covers the Canon R1, Canon's flagship mirrorless camera, with at least 30 FPS (but probably more like 40 FPS), 8k video, and a battery that will shoot all day. Also, what happened to the Canon R7 and R10? When will we see the APS-C Canon RF cameras?? SPONSOR: Go to http://squarespace.com/tony & save 10% off your first website or domain with code “Tony” 

  • Why are all cameras Japanese?

    01/12/2021 Duração: 16min

    Tony digs into why all the most successful camera companies, including Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Olympus, Pentax, and Fujifilm, are Japanese. SPONSOR: Go to http://squarespace.com/chelsea & save 10% off your first website or domain with code “chelsea”  The answer is complex, with 4 major turning points: 1) In the 1940s, WWII's divided occupation of Germany set it back, while the United States' occupation of Japan seems to have helped the Japanese camera companies 2) In the 1950s, the Korean war brought many photojournalists to the US-occupied Japan, and David Douglas Duncan, in particular, had great success with Japanese lenses on their Leica cameras. In the US, Joe Erinreich promoted Nikon heavily. 3) In the 1990s and 2000s, US digital camera companies (such as Kodak and Polaroid) failed to transition to the digital era. 4) In the 2010s, the transition from conventional cameras to smartphones saw non-Japanese camera companies (such as Samsung) exit the market. Japanese camera companies didn't have t

  • Used Gear: Pros and Cons

    27/11/2021 Duração: 21min

    Chelsea & Tony Northrup discuss the pros and cons of buying used camera gear and give some tips on what to look for to make sure you get a good camera. Tony talks about why shutter count might not be as important as you think and how buying a used camera can save you money and frustration.

  • Ghost photo TRICKS, Truths, & History

    29/10/2021 Duração: 12min

    On this spooky episode of the Picture This! photography podcast, Chelsea & Tony Northrup talk about ghost phots, orbs, spirits, ectoplasm, and other spooky things caught on camera. The original spirit photographer, Mumler, is discussed. Abe Lincolns ghost is seen. And every type of ghost photo is analyzed, dissected, and explained so that you can recreate a ghost photo of your own!

  • STOP buying bad gear

    30/09/2021 Duração: 22min

    We've made some mistakes buying gear: grey market lenses that couldn't be fixed, flakey adapters, off-brand batteries, the list goes on. We've also received many messaged and emails from YOU that outline how common it is to buy the wrong camera, incompatible lenses, features that don't work, and more. On this episode of the Picture This! Photography podcast, Chelsea & Tony Northrup talk about the most common gear buying mistakes and offer a few tips on how to make more informed choices when making your next purchase.

  • Polaroid's Rise, Fall, and Revival

    29/09/2021 Duração: 15min

    Polaroid started with a patent and a toddler's simple question, "Why can't I see the photo now?", and became one of the biggest companies in the world, suffered bankruptcy, turned into a multi-billion dollar ponzi scheme, and was saved by adoring fans. In this episode of the Picture This! Photography podcast, Tony Northrup and Chelsea Northrup take you through the highlights of Polaroid's exciting history.

  • Crappy Camera Hacks (that actually work)

    03/09/2021 Duração: 24min

    They aren't pretty, you probably shouldn't try them, but these crappy camera/photo hacks actually got the job done! In this episode of the Picture This! Photography podcast Tony and Chelsea discuss the worst camera/photo hacks they've used to work around the mistakes that arise when you're out taking photos. Some of them are shameful, like using a table as a tripod, and some of them are clever but all of them are hacky.

  • Dear Clients, Photographers deserve FAIR PAY and...

    03/09/2021 Duração: 20min

    Tony and Chelsea Northrup discuss the misunderstandings clients have that stress out photographers: editing our photos, asking for discounts on already underpriced shoots, wanting all of the raw photos, thinking the camera does all of the work, and more.

  • Talent Isn't Enough!

    31/07/2021 Duração: 28min

    We've all seen naturally talented photographers take beautiful photos with ease but is that enough to support an entire career? In this episode of Picture This! Photography podcast, Tony & Chelsea discuss the many traits of successful photographers and how it takes much more than talent to have a successful career. If you are naturally talented, don't let overlooking other traits hold you back! If you don't think you're talented, don't worry, there are other things you can do to compensate and still find success.

  • Why Canon will always be #1

    19/07/2021 Duração: 27min

    Will canon always be the number one camera brand or will Sony pull out ahead? Which camera company is more innovative, popular, and invested in cameras? Tony & Chelsea debate which camera company will come out on top, Canon or Sony?

  • Camera Features YOU DON'T NEED

    28/06/2021 Duração: 23min

     We all see the latest and greatest features advertised every time a new camera comes out but which features actually work and which ones will you benefit from having? In this episode of the Picture This! Photography podcast, Tony and I delve into each feature we have tested, the ones that have disappointed us, the ones we love, and the ones that aren't needed for certain photographers. If you've found yourself wanting to upgrade for eye AF, higher frame rates, more megapixels, pixel shift, and more, you won't want to miss this one.

  • Bucket List Photography Goals

    12/06/2021 Duração: 20min

    What is your dream photo experience? An African safari? A road trip across Iceland? Tony & Chelsea share their favorite photo experiences they have had and some tips on how to enjoy them yourself.

  • Break These Photography Rules!

    28/05/2021 Duração: 19min

    You've learned the rules of photography: the rule-of-thirds, how to level a photo, and how to use your shutter speed to FREEZE action. But have you learned when to break the rules to create more interesting photos? In this episode of Picture This! Tony and Chelsea talk about the most common photography rules and HOW, WHEN, & WHY to break them. We'll also talk about how breaking the rules can make your photos better and make you a better photographer. So put on your darkest shades, Baddies, because we're about to break the rules and *like* it!

  • Mirrorless Camera MYTHS

    19/05/2021 Duração: 28min

    Should you switch to mirrorless? Should you sell your DSLR and move to mirrorless before your camera loses too much value? Do mirrorless cameras have better autofocus or image quality? Tony & Chelsea review the most common myths and misunderstandings they hear about mirrorless cameras to help you make a more informed decision.

  • The FUTURE of Canon (BEYOND the Canon R3 & R1)!

    30/04/2021 Duração: 20min

    Great news! Canon released their financial report and they INCREASED their imagining division profits. We delve into why and how Canon increased their profits, what it means for the camera industry, and how it will impact Canon's future. Canon also releases some interesting new types of cameras that garnered enough attention and sales to make the financial reports. We're going to talk about those new cameras and give our ideas of what innovations Canon could come up with next.

  • Misleading specs trick camera buyers!

    27/04/2021 Duração: 23min

    Camera specs aren't always what they seem. We've already discussed crop factor but we're not done picking apart specs yet! Tricky specs could be keeping you from making the best gear choices for yourself. So settle in with a nice cuppa while Tony & Chelsea talk about AA filters, T-stops vs f-stops, focus breathing, EVF latency, buffer time vs size, real-world FPS, and the other camera spec details that can help you become a more informed buyer.

  • DSLRs are Dead

    19/03/2021 Duração: 43min

    You DO need a website (this is your sign). Go to http://squarespace.com/Chelsea & save 10% off your first website or domain with code “Chelsea” Sell some prints. Look profesh. Just stop procrastinating. Spring SALE at http://Northrup.Photo 50% off presets: Spring50 25% off books, videos, etc.: Spring25 AH, the ole' DSLRs are dead debate. Don't let the title lead you astray, this is a complex topic! Tony & Chelsea are going to talk about what it means when technology is "dead", the difference between mirrorless and DSLR cameras, if DSLRs really need to die, and attempt to predict which camera manufacturers will continue to innovate the best camera tech in the years to come. Why do you need to know this? Well, it can save you money in the long run but it can also give you the ability to run really really fast (only one of those things is true). So cozy up with your favorite blanket and a snack or put in your headphone and let the chores begin because the Picture This! pod is here to dazzle you with more

  • Photos Tips we learned from Gordon Parks

    27/02/2021 Duração: 23min

    In a photo slump? Now is a perfect time to learn about the photography legends and analyze what made them so special. Chelsea & Tony Northrup talk about Gordon Parks, the highlights of his career, his driving force as a photographer, and pull away some key lessons they learned from Gordon Parks' photography that will help you improve your own photos.

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