The Stalman Podcast

The Stalman Podcast
Photography, Cinematography and Technology
52: Portraits, Beauty and Retouching, with DruePhoto
Apr 9 • 62 min
Drue Schnelle is taking beautiful portraits for his Instagram, cool behind the scenes for Johnathan Morrison, and is editing it all on his iPad Pro. We talk about all that and give some powerful retouching tips.Special Guest: Drue Schnelle.Sponsored…
51: What it Takes to Work as a Photographer, with Jason Eng
Mar 31 • 80 min
There’s a lot to know if you want be be a creative professional and in this episode Jason Eng comes on to discuss what it takes to work as a photographer.Special Guest: Jason Eng.Sponsored By:Stalman PresetsFor $20 get the Lightroom presets Tyler uses for…
50: Partners in Photography, with Ania B, Mallory and Luke Leasure
Mar 19 • 72 min
If you haven't heard, I run a photo and video business with my wife Ania. Sometimes it's the best, sometimes it's tough, but it was great to talk to another couple in a similar situation. Mallory and Luke Leasure are super talented photographers that…
49: How to be a Minimalist Creator, with Matt D’Avella
Mar 5 • 64 min
What happens when a tech savvy filmmaker loves expensive camera gear, but is also a minimalist? Matt D'Avella walks the fine line of owning the cutting edge without being consumed by it. Special Guest: Matt D'Avella.Links:The Era of Upgrades -…
48: Buy Your Way Into Being Good, with Armando Ferreira & Jesse Driftwood
Feb 24 • 68 min
Big gear upgrades feel great and can level up your work, but it can also be a way that we make excuses why we aren't creating our best work. Armando Ferreira lends his expertise as I think about upgrading to the Canon C200 and we call up Jesse Driftwood…
47: Edit Video Like a Pro, with Thomas Grove Carter
Feb 15 • 89 min
We're learning video editing super powers from high end commercial editor Thomas Grove Carter of Trim Editing. After this conversation I instantly overhauled my editing workflow.Special Guest: Thomas Grove Carter.Sponsored By:Epidemic SoundAll the music…
46: Make Money Making Videos, with Caleb Wojcik
Feb 3 • 96 min
Running a video business is as fun as it is hard and I talked to Caleb Wojcik about how we do it. Special Guest: Caleb Wojcik.Sponsored By:Epidemic SoundAll the music and sound effects a creator could ever needKronabyTimeless watch design with smart…
45: Your Audio Should Sound Amazing, with Ray Ortega & Curtis Judd
Jan 19 • 106 min
If your audio is great people can forgive medicore video, but if it sounds bad people will turn it off. This episode we are talking with mic and preamp reviewer Curtis Judd and podcast producer Ray Ortega the simple secrets to audio production for some…
44: The Business of Internetting, with Stephen Hackett
Jan 7 • 84 min
Stephen Hackett of Relay FM joins me to talk about the history of blogging, and open vs closed platforms, and making a living online.Special Guest: Stephen Hackett.Sponsored By:KronabyTimeless watch design with smart features like notifications, music…
43: Gear of the Year 2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 80 min
The best of everything 2018 holiday special, featuring Matt Gonzalaz, Cameron Whitman, and Jordan Drake. Tyler's Picks Computer: iMac Pro App: Spark Camera Stills camera: Sony A9 Video camera: Sony A7III Accessory: DJI Mavic 2 Phone: iPhone XR/XS Movie:…
42: Re: Blind Camera Test, with Snazzy Labs
Dec 20, 2018 • 82 min
This week i made fast friends with YouTuber Quinn Nelson of Snazzy Labs talking about the MKBHD blind camera phone shootout that we appeared in and then look back on 2018 to see how Apple did.Special Guest: Quinn Nelson.Sponsored By:KronabyTimeless watch…
41: Ceiling of Effort, with Marco Arment & Casey Liss
Dec 14, 2018 • 68 min
Marco Arment and Casey Liss are hugely successful podcasters on The Accidental Tech Podcast, but they've got an itch to create videos and have started to upload more to their YouTube channels. We talk about getting started in a new medium, the gear that…
40: Cinematographer vs YouTuber, with Nick Thomas, DP
Dec 7, 2018 • 74 min
Making movies can mean a lot of different things. so we compared working with a full crew vs going solo. The gear, the business, and some tips for any shooter.Special Guest: Nick Thomas.Sponsored By:KronabyTimeless watch design with smart features like…
39: Real Computers, with Myke Hurley
Nov 24, 2018 • 67 min
Working on the iPad Pro, Myke's adventures in video, and why we choose Apple.Special Guest: Myke Hurley.Sponsored By:KronabyTimeless watch design with smart features like notifications, music controls and automatic time zones.Links:Connected - Relay…
38: Cameras, phones & camera phones, with MKBHD
Nov 11, 2018 • 50 min
Marques Brownlee – MKBHD, is the one guy you want to atalk to bout your next phone purchase. But he's not just a gadget guy, his YouTube videos have developed into filmmaking skills to where he could easily be directing commercials for the products he…
37: Drones, with Johnny Harris & Martin Reisch
Nov 1, 2018 • 68 min
I got a new drone so I brought in some friends, Martin Reisch (safesolvent) and Johnny Harris (creator of the Borders series on Vox) that create incredible creative work with the little flying tools. Special Guests: Johnny Harris and Martin…
36: “Just” Creators and Hands-On the XR, with Casey Liss
Oct 20, 2018 • 89 min
I got advanced access to the iPhone XR so I brought on one of my favorite Apple podcasters, Casey Liss of The Accidental Tech Podcast, to talk about. Casey has also been starting up a new YouTube channel so we talk about the experience of being a new…
35: Tell a Compelling Story, with Pete Forester
Oct 12, 2018 • 65 min
A decidedly non-tech episode where I talk to writer Pete Forester about what it takes to tell great stories and how one of my favorite filmakers gets it wrong. Pete also works at the one the premier photo agencies in the world and has some great advice on…
34: Understanding the iPhone XS Camera, with Sebastiaan de With
Oct 3, 2018 • 53 min
It's obvious that the iPhone XS camera is taking a very different style of photos from any iPhone in the past. Sebastiaan de With is the designer of Halide and has done some fantastic detective work to see what has change. It's not as simple as a beauty…
33: Announcement Season, with Jordan Drake
Sep 26, 2018 • 76 min
New phones, cameras and lenses are being released fast and furious this fall. Jordan Drake of DPReview TV is here to give his opinions and hands on impressions of the iPhone XS Max, Canon EOS R, L mount lenses, Full frame Panasonics: S1 S1, Fuji GFX50R,…
32: iPhone & Apple Watch Keynote, with Brandon Havard
Sep 14, 2018 • 56 min
Apple has a hot new lineup of big screen phones and a slimmer watch. We look past the confusing names and talk about the spec bumps and camera updates.Special Guest: Brandon Havard.Sponsored By:SetappAn app for every job, already on your Mac.
31: Desks & Tech, with Jonathan Morrison
Sep 10, 2018 • 51 min
I'm joined by YouTuber Jonathan Morrison to talk about the photographer's dream desk we put together, some of our favorite cameras and the 2018 MacBook Pro. Then stick around after the interview where I'll go into some more detail on the desk we put…
30: What’s on my 2018 Mac, with Kelly Thompson
Sep 8, 2018 • 64 min
I am a little bit addicted to apps. Finding new apps, reading app reviews, trying demos, I just can't stop optimizing the apps on my Mac. I brought my good friend Kelly Thompson on to talk about all of our most indispensable apps, from utilities to media…
29: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Hardware, with Olaf Blomerus
Aug 26, 2018 • 69 min
Computer hardware is hard, so let's talk about RAM, disk speeds and eGPUs. Just because you rely on a computer for your job, doesn't mean you understand how it works. Olaf Blomerus came on so we could explore all the things we know and wish we knew about…
28: Travel Vlogs + Borders, with Iz & Johnny Harris
Aug 17, 2018 • 69 min
Johnny Harris creates Vox Borders series, and Iz Harris makes epic family travel vlogs and together they make a globe trotting production dream team. We have a lot to talk about. Iz & Johnny's Recomended YouTubers Casey Neistat Adrian Bliss Vlog Brothers…
27: Making Amazing Instagram Stories, with Jesse Driftwood
Aug 6, 2018 • 61 min
My personal techniques to shoot and edit on the go and Jesse Driftwood's thoughts on vertical videoSpecial Guest: Jesse Driftwood.Links:YouTube - This is What You Need to Make Amazing Instagram Stories - [email protected] • Instagram
26: When is Your Gear Good Enough, with Chris Dowsett
Jul 30, 2018 • 64 min
Sometimes the best camera is the one you have with you, but sometimes there's a better camera out there. And stick around till the end to hear about the 2018 MacBook Pro.Special Guest: Chris Dowsett.Links:3jl43fc7.png 1,854×1,184 pixels
25: The Freelance Dream, with Matt Miller
Jul 15, 2018 • 56 min
Talking to the world's best menswear illustrator about living a creative life. Matt Miller, aka Sunflowerman, is an incerdibly talented illustrator focused on menswear and fashion. We talk about his years living on the road, building a client base online,…
24: Solving Lightroom Problems, with Chris Dowsett
Jun 29, 2018 • 78 min
Sorting photos, data management and we answer your questions about how to get the most out of Lightroom.Special Guest: Chris Dowsett.Links:Data Management - Acknowledging a problem and making solutions — Chris DowsettTyler’s Lightroom Workflow - YouTube
23: Solo - A Star Wars Story, with Rob Mitchelson
Jun 16, 2018 • 62 min
It may not be a perfect movie, but let’s just be grateful that Solo proves that a Star Wars prequel can actually be pretty fun.Special Guest: Rob Mitchelson.
22: Summer Apple Update - WWDC 2018, with Kelly Thompson
Jun 6, 2018 • 49 min
WWDC is a great time to check in with Apple and see what's great and what we're still waiting for. Sadly still waiting on new MacBooks, but there are lots of software goodies to look forward to.Special Guest: Kelly Thompson.Links:WWDC - Apple Developer
21: How to be Human on the Internet, with Max Temkin
May 20, 2018 • 42 min
It's fun seeing all your likes and mentions, but it's pretty issue to be consumed by your online persona. Cards Against Humanity Co-Creator and host of the Do By Friday podcast, Max Temkin, helps me think about how to be myself online. And then I help Max…
20: #YouTubeLife, with Sara Dietschy
May 8, 2018 • 43 min
Sara and I have so many common interests that we just had to sit down and talk about all the creative stuff we are into. Special Guest: Sara Dietschy.Links:The Creative Exchange podcastSara Dietschy - YouTubePremiere VS Final Cut with MKBHD
19: Shooting Hybrid, with Chris & Jordan of DPReview
May 1, 2018 • 69 min
Jordan Drake and Chris Niccols, formerly of The Camera Store TV and now stars of the DPReview YouTube channel, join me to talk about shooting photos and videos at the same time, on the same camera.Special Guests: Chris Niccolls and Jordan…
18: Challenges of Creative Jobs, with Shea Kerwood
Apr 17, 2018 • 67 min
If you work in a creative industry you know that it has it's own special challenges, like defining your worth, communicating your ideas and staying on target to make your ideas into reality. Shea Kerwood runs Brandsmith and has been my go to confidant for…
17: The Films of Christopher Nolan, Part 2
Apr 8, 2018 • 78 min
In part 2 we got some of Nolan's biggest films, with The Dark Night, Interstellar and more.Special Guest: Chris Dowsett.
16: The Films of Christopher Nolan, Part 1
Apr 3, 2018 • 72 min
Huge budgets, rich characters and intricate story telling, Christopher Nolan is in a league all his own in modern filmmaking. Let's spend some time walking through his filmography.Special Guest: Chris Dowsett.Links:The Directors Series - Christopher Nolan…
15: Finding Your Photographic Style, with Irene Rudnyk
Mar 26, 2018 • 54 min
Irene has created a distinct photography style of her own and shares her techniques with the world on her YouTube channel. We talk about how she developed her dreamy portrait look, what it's like YouTubing from a mid sized city, and how to work with…
14: The Ways We Learn Photography, with Nicolesy
Mar 18, 2018 • 54 min
The problem with learning about photography is never a lack of information. There are infinite videos and articles telling you how to shoot and edit, so I talked to Nicolsey about how to sort through the junk to learn the valuable lessons.Special Guest:…
13: Basic Tips for Video, with Camera Store TV Jordan Drake
Mar 11, 2018 • 64 min
It's really easy to shoot great looking video these days, I bet the image quality on your phone looks better than most TV shows in the 90s. But image quality means nothing if your video is boring and no one wants to watch it. Good thing I have Jordan…
12: Computers for Creatives, with Rene Ritchie
Mar 4, 2018 • 51 min
Rene Ritchie is the perfect podcast guest to talk about the computers we use as creative professionals, and if you're a photographer, filmmaker or designer there is a decent chance you are using a Mac or an iPhone. We talk about history of how Apple came…
11: Crafting a Perfect Podcast, with Mark Bramhill
Feb 25, 2018 • 73 min
It’s easier than ever to make podcast, but telling a great story will always take hard work and skill. Mark Bramhill’s show Welcome to Macintosh brings the power of narrative storytelling to a topic he and I are both passionate about: Apple. We talk about…
10: Photography Tips I Wish I Knew Earlier, with Cameron Whitman
Feb 10, 2018 • 72 min
We have guest Cameron Whitman, professional photographer and photo editor at Stocksy United, and we packed as many pro tips as possible into one hour. These are the lessons we wish we had learned earlier in our photography careers, and some mistakes we…
9: Whats on My iPhone, with Shea Kerwood
Feb 5, 2018 • 67 min
I brought my oldest friend (and older cousin) who runs the agency Brandsmith to talk about running a small creative business and our favorite iPhone apps. Then I talk to a developer behind Spark Camera, one of my new favourite apps for quick video edits.…
8: Anything Can Be Cinematic, with Brandon Havard
Jan 28, 2018 • 49 min
We start off with some basic tips that can make any video feel way more cinematic, without spending a dime on gear. Then get some ProTips from YouTuber Brandon Havard who is known for his gorgeous tech reviews, and has shot video for top YouTubers like…
7: Shooting iPhone Like a Pro and Sony A7RIII
Jan 21, 2018 • 52 min
I had the very exciting surprise of being invited by Apple to a private workshop in New York. We were about a dozen creative professionals that got to spend some quality time app developers and professional photographers to learn how to get the most out…
6: The Fundamentals of Buying a Camera, with Camera Store TV Chris Niccolls
Jan 14, 2018 • 82 min
Choosing a camera is not only hard because there are a ton of options out there, there’s also a ton of GREAT options. All the big camera manufacturers are making great products but they still have specific strengths and weaknesses depending on what your…
5: THIS is How You Start a Podcast, with Ray Ortega
Jan 7, 2018 • 49 min
It's taken a decade for podcasts to earn their place as a leading form of media, but this is the time for them to take their place as a leading form of media. Ray Ortega is the perfect person to talk to everything you need to know about creating a…
4: The Best Phones of 2017
Dec 31, 2017 • 37 min
It was a great year for gadget lovers, with every major smart phone manufacturer bringing their best game to the table. Let's talk about three of my favourites, the iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Galaxy S8Links:Best Phones of 2017: iPhone X vs Pixel 2 vs Galaxy…
3: Star Wars - The Last Jedi
Dec 25, 2017 • 73 min
We are now mid-saga and seeing a very new direction for Star Wars. Rain Johnson is taking us in a bold new direction and has fans divided about whether this is the best or worst Episode yet. Special Guest: Rob Mitchelson.
Bonus: Rogue One - A Star Wars Story
Dec 18, 2017 • 63 min
Another episode from the Stalman vaults, we talk about s Star Wars storySpecial Guest: Rob Mitchelson.
Bonus: Star Wars - The Force Awakens
Dec 15, 2017 • 95 min
We were raised by Star Wars. Many of us were also raised by parents, but to our recollection, it was Star Wars first and foremost. You’re probably a lot like us. Maybe you are part of our generation, young enough to approach the films without any…
2: Screens, HDR and the iPhone X, with Kelly Thompson of 500px
Dec 11, 2017 • 44 min
I hope you enjoy diving into every tiny detail about gear like I do, because Kelly Thompson of 500px and I are looking at every pixel and gesture on the iPhone X.Special Guest: Kelly Thompson.Links:iPhone X Diamond Sub-PixelsThe iPhone X has a different…
1: Curiosity, Podcasts and the iPhone X, with Chris Dowsett
Nov 23, 2017 • 90 min
It's the first real episode and I'm covering a lot of ground with Chris Dowsett, about podcasting, the iPhone X and the nature of creative work. Special Guest: Chris Dowsett.
0: My Story
Nov 21, 2017 • 14 min
Every podcast needs to start somewhere