Category Archives: The Image Doctors

“The Image Doctors” Jason Odell & Rick Walker discuss photography in this weekly podcast. Topics include gear reviews, photography tips & tricks, and digital processing software.

The Image Doctors #150

Sharpening Your Images

This week, we’re discussing image sharpening. If you’re not sharpening your images, you’re probably not getting the best quality out of your files. In-camera sharpening can be particularly poor, and often leads to more noticeable noise. We’ll walk you through the steps we use to sharpen (and apply noise reduction) and the tools we use to do it.

The Image Doctors #149

Photographing a Street Parade

Last weekend, we attended the Pikes Peak Pride festival, and had a fantastic time photographing the colorful parade-goers and the parade itself. It was a great way for us to get more comfortable photographing people in a public setting. We’ll tell you our approach to photographing this event, what we did well, and what we would do differently next time.

The Image Doctors #148

Printing Your Photos

Once upon a time, the only way we could share photos was by printing them. Now, thanks to the internet and social media, sharing photos has become a digital experience. This week, we discuss the value of printing your photos, the tools and workflow we use, and the ease of using online printing services.

The Image Doctors #146

Should you upgrade to mirrorless (2022 edition)

We’ve talked about the pros and cons of mirrorless camera systems before, but we thought that this would be a good time to revisit the discussion. With newer and more mature technology, and many systems to choose from, mirrorless cameras are here to stay. The real question remains: should you upgrade to one? The question might not be as simple as it seems.

The Image Doctors #145

iPhone Photography Secrets

This week, we’re discussing some of the (somewhat) hidden features in the iPhone camera app, including portrait mode and the new RAW capture feature available in the iPhone 12/13 Pro models. We’ve found ourselves re-thinking our photo workflow for iPhone photos in ways that we didn’t think possible!

New Nikon Z30 & 400mm f/4.5 Z Nikkor

Earlier this week, Nikon announced the Z30, a new APS-C format mirrorless camera geared towards vloggers and content creators. Nikon also announced a new 400mm f/4.5 telephoto prime for Z-mount cameras.