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#1 PetaPixel Photography Podcast | Mike "Sharky" James

From iTunes - The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work. Subscribe today to stay up to date with what’s going on in the photo industry. Join thousands of photographers from around the world who enjoy host Sharky James' twice-weekly photo podcast where you'll have fun, improve your photography and solve those pesky problems you've been having. Leave voicemails, send in your questions and get answers!

#2 This Week in Photo (TWIP) | Frederick Van Johnson

From iTunes - Join Frederick Van Johnson, Alex Lindsay, and friends each week as they discuss photography, camera technique, technology and news. With in-depth guest interviews and discussion around everything from taking family photos to understanding how state-of-the-art cameras work — you'll hear it all on This Week in Photo.

#3 TWIP Family | Jenny Stein

From iTunes - I'm your host Jenny Stein, and each week I'll share tips and interviews with professional photographers about the best ways to get amazing photographs of your family. I’ve got four kids. Yes, my hands are full. But not so full that I leave my camera at home. I take it everywhere and take photos of my kids every day. Making photos reminds me to look at my children more closely. What’s he playing with today? What drives her crazy? Did she have a few belly laughs with her brother between the squabbles? I don’t ask my kids to smile, but sometimes they do.

#4 All About the Gear | Doug Kaye and Gordon Lange

From iTunes - Doug Kaye and Gordon Laing sit down to discuss some of the newest cameras hitting the market including a review of the pro's and con's of each camera.

#5 The Candid Frame | Ibarionex Parillo

From Stitcher - A photography podcast featuring conversations with the world's best established and emerging photographers.

#6 The Art of Photography | Ted Forbes

From iTunes - The Art of Photography is the premiere video podcast on iTunes about everything photography related. Episodes are released 3 times a week! Every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday you can check out the latest photography shows. Ted Forbes produces episodes on diverse topics such as techniques, composition, philosophy, craft, digital photography, film, darkroom techniques and more. If you are a photographer, this is the show for you. Past episodes and additional content can be found on our website: http://theartofphotography.tv

#7 LensWork | Brooks Jensen

From iTunes - Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These short 2-4 minute talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 35 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work and building an audience. Brooks Jensen is the publisher of LensWork, one of the world's most respected and award-winning photography publications, known for its museum-book quality printing and luxurious design. LensWork has subscribers in over 73 countries.

 

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#8 DPReview

From their website - Digital Photography Review's mission is to provide the most authoritative reviews of, the fastest, fullest news reports about, and the most comprehensive database of consumer digital cameras in the world, and to provide an open, active forum and useful tools for its community.

#9 DXOMark

From their website - DxOMark is the trusted industry standard for camera and lens image quality measurements and ratings. For years we’ve been recognized for providing the most rigorous hardware testing, using industry-grade laboratory tools in our analysis, and for establishing the most comprehensive reference database using our thousands of camera and lens test results.