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The Ordinary Photographer

12 EpisodesProduced by Ian TurpinWebsite

A photography podcast bringing creativity to people who find it difficult. Film Photography will probably get talked about quite a bit, but creativity is gear agnostic.... Well, I think it is anyway.Email me at theordinaryphotographer@outlook.com

12 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

A New Year's Retribution

January 14th, 2021

20:19

A pondering beginning to 2021 discussing plans (not resolutions!) and their uses in becoming a better photographer.

In the second half, I defend HP5 …

Episode 11: The Ordinariest Photographer

December 21st, 2020

16:40

Inventing New Words Week.

Also, "Recording Into The Right Side Of The Microphone" week too! Sound quality much improved. 

This week I wanted to talk about the ordinariest photographer - Vivian Maier.

That's about it. 

Episode 10: Do your Photos Need To Tell A Story?

December 3rd, 2020

20:07

A prize for the longest title ever and the longest gap between podcasts.

1 whole minute of erms cut. That's a lot of erms. Say erm. For a minute. See?

Episode 9: Sight & Insight. Getting It Right

July 20th, 2020

34:35

In which I fluff up the beginning, sigh more than erm, and repeatedly get the book name wrong.

It's a good job I'm not getting paid for this...

Exploring the extra-ordinary work of Phillipe Halsman through three books. …

Episode 8: Book Recommendations

June 29th, 2020

26:33

So in Episode 8 I deal with another listener email as well as one from Podbean... Well...

I also think I sound like I perhaps make unkind remarks about other podcasts. I actually heartily recommend anyone to give them a …

Episode 7: Gear Matters

June 13th, 2020

19:26

So after a bit of a photographic drought, I picked up an Olympus 35RC and it inspired me.

tl;dl : Gear matters when it either contributes to your creativity or doesn't inhibit it. It's why I can't use a Panasonic camera …

Episode 6: I had an email!

May 23rd, 2020

22:15

This week's incompetence....

Mixing up Iron Maiden's frontman with a Magnum street photographer

Spending more time than should be reasonable removing …

Episode 5: Those Who Can't... Teach...

March 13th, 2020

35:55

I can't get over the amount of erms!! 

Anyway, this week I witter on about the phrase "those who can't... teach...", wishing that it wasn't me but …

Episode 4: Is Feedback Useful?

February 16th, 2020

27:39

I think I'm getting into a groove at the moment. Join me for the fourth episode where I ramble on a bit, tackling the question of feedback and asking …

Episode 3: Celebrate the Print

February 9th, 2020

21:33

So after a completely failed effort to incorporate YouTube, I applied the sensible rule of "If at first you don't succeed, give up."

Instead, I spend …

Episode 2: Slow Down With Film. Slow Right Down!

January 31st, 2020

20:50

In Which Ian rambles on some more (see if you can spot the cuts) about film photography the week after saying gear wasn’t a factor. Hey - I'm not perfect. Go shoot some film and be nice!

ProTip: Don’t forget to un-mute …

Episode 1: All The Erms

January 15th, 2020

17:14

So Episode 1 is all about me learning how to do this improperly with a million takes, sound levels all over the place, and intro music that goes on a shade too long...

In Which I.. Talk about what this podcast is …

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