The Digital Story Photography Podcast
The Digital Story Photography Podcast
Derrick Story
Where photography meets technology. Weekly podcasts, photo tips, equipment reviews, and more. Author and pro photographer Derrick Story shares his insights, experiences, and opinions.
Will Astropad Luna Display Work for Our Photography? - TDS Photo Podcast
The Astropad Luna Display is a $119 dongle with supporting software that enables you to turn your iPad or Mac into a wireless secondary display and create a portable dual monitor setup with the devices you already have. It supports Macs, PCs, and iPads in a variety of configurations. But, is it robust enough to use for our photography workflow? I tell all in today's TDS Photography Podcast. I hope you enjoy the show.
Jan 23
32 min
The Uncomfortable Reality of AI Generated Images - TDS Photo Podcast
In many ways, Artificial Intelligence is a friend to photographers. This technology makes our cameras smarter and our software easier to use. But there’s also an uncomfortable side that creates computer-generated images based on text input. I’ll explore some of those issues in today’s TDS Photography Podcast. I hope you enjoy the show.
Jan 16
30 min
Is Film Photography Really Making a Comeback? - TDS Photo Podcast
We keep seeing the headlines, but do we know what they really mean? And if indeed analog photography is making a comeback, how does that play out in the overall world of imaging? Thanks to my TheFilmCameraShop that I run on Etsy, I�m in frequent contact with those who fancy a fresh roll of Kodak Tri-X, and here�s my take on the state of analog photography. I hope you enjoy the show.
Jan 9
28 min
Shoring Up My Backup System - TDS Photo Podcast
In last week’s show I discussed getting what I needed (instead of what I wanted). And now I’ve done exactly what I should have: shore up my backup system with the Synology DiskStation DS220. This week, I talk about how I have this $299 workstation setup, and how it’s working for my photography. I hope you enjoy the show.
Jan 2
29 min
Investing in What Your Need, Not What You Want - TDS Photo Podcast
What I need and what I want are not always the same things. It’s wonderful when the two line up. But when they don’t, I have to make a decision. Today was one of those days. This week I discuss my final equipment purchase of 2022. And how it was what I truly needed. And how I was able to resist what I really wanted. I hope you enjoy the show.
Dec 26, 2022
33 min
What's It Going to Be in 2023? - TDS Photo Podcast
Just when I thought I had everything dialed in, 2022 happened. The enclosure for my backup RAID died, Capture One took another step toward a subscription model, and I was banned from Twitter. This seems like a good time to take a step back and reexamine my entire photography ecosystem. And if you�re interested in doing the same, listen on. I hope you enjoy the show.
Dec 19, 2022
32 min
I Am Worn Out by Subscriptions - TDS Photo Podcast
I think a little something inside of me snapped the other day when I read that Capture One was beginning the process of migrating us over to a subscription based model. For some reason, I'm not sure why, it was the final straw. And now I'm standing back and looking at everyone who insist on reaching into my pockets every month in exchange for a service. What I discovered is the lead story on today's TDS Photography Podcast. I hope you enjoy the show.
Dec 12, 2022
28 min
5 Handmade Photo Gifts that People Will Love - TDS Photo Podcast
When it comes to the holiday season, I say, "Use your talents for good!" And what better way to share your photography than creating memorable gifts for friends and loved ones? Today, I'll share with you 5 great ideas that you can pull together quickly for this time of giving. I hope you enjoy the show.
Dec 5, 2022
32 min
The Secret Lives of Photographers - TDS Photo Podcast
It�s true: we love our cameras, taking pictures, and hanging beautiful images on the wall. We are photographers. But many visual artists are also talented in other areas of creative expression. I�ve learned this over the years during casual conversations at workshops and conferences. And many times I�ve been impressed with the revelations. This week�s podcast is dedicated to the secret (artistic) lives of photographers. I hope you enjoy the show.
Nov 28, 2022
32 min
Totally Fun Holiday Gift Guide for Photographers - TDS Photo Podcast
There are many accessories and optics that can make a photographer’s work more creative and efficient. And sometimes we don’t even know that those helpful items can be. But maybe after today’s podcast you’ll have a better idea. Here are my suggestions for fun and functional goodies for the visual artists in your life.
Nov 21, 2022
33 min
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