The Photo show

Welcome to The Photo show, The photography podcast for the photographer in you . Hosted by Karl Madden with Ewen Rankin, Alex Fox, and Chris Foresman. Every week they will get you caught up on the latest happenings in photography news, give you tips and tricks with your photo taking, plus answer all your burning photography questions.

The Only Leica Worth The Money?


This week, we look at a Panasonic Cellphone with a 1 inch sensor, a spaceship that took a selfie and was photobombed by an Asteroid and The new offerings from Leica, one of which might just be close to being worth the money.

Posted by on Monday, 29 September 2014

Back at Last


Yes, this really is a Photo Show and not a mirage, your eyes do not decieve you. All the News & Gear and the your questions answered.

Posted by on Sunday, 14 September 2014

Me and Gisele Bundchen


The Photo Show returns with offerings from Samsung, Nokia, Adobe and a high speed camera to set your pulse racing.

Posted by on Monday, 30 September 2013

Made to Shoot Porn


After a long time away (Sorry) we return with some great kit and loads of news and some stunning questions.

What is Hyperfocal Distance? Why aren’t there more Parafocal Lenses on the market? Is Rihanna a jumped up little…no I’ll leave that one alone . And finally…is the Canon Legria Mini designed for shooting porn?

Posted by on Friday, 09 August 2013

The King’s New Leica


This week, Leica offer up The Vario X which I’m sure is a nice camera but its not $2800 of nice when Panasonic offer up the GH6 at $699.

Jessops Stores continue to reappear with ones in Ipswich and Harrogate reopening and the staff all wearing Peter Jones’ Socks. But the Liverpool Jessops goes to Wilkinson Cameras instead who still have their eye on bigger and better things…Look out Manchester!

Professional Photographer Ewen Rankin takes you through all the weeks Photo & Video news and answers YOUR questions as well.

Send any questions you have to and they will be answered

Posted by on Monday, 24 June 2013

The Chimp & The Chumps


Jessops Staff are to all be given Peter Jones Sock Collection to wear, Nikon give away a remote trigger app, Ilford are taking block orders of Film and Mikki, the Chimpanzee is having his work sold for $100k and the muppets who buy it are off their heads.

Lots more news is on offer and also the answers to your questions if you send them to

Posted by on Sunday, 19 May 2013

Black Prints, Black Mark


Rumour has it that Pentax is dropping a Full Frame Sensor DSLR in the next few months. The Black Prints Kickstarter Project has been wildly successful but nto without some troubles over copyright. Samsung has to apologise for claim an image as shot on their own cameras when in fact it was shot on a Nikon. Adobe go all in for the Cloud…apart from the fact you need the apps on your computer still but just with DRM. South Korea show how NOT to do a photoshop images. Olympus pull out a cracking Compact and much much more

Ewen Rankin takes you through the week’s photography news and views and answers your questions on Photography. Send them in to

Posted by on Sunday, 12 May 2013

The Dog Bracket


Yes Sony Action Cam gets a dog attachement . Hasselblad drops the V System. IBM Make a movie with Atoms. Samsung release the NX2000. Omnivision come out with an incredible sensor. Nokia is buying in to Light Field Technology and images emerge of The Olympus E-P5 which I gotta say…I couldn’t be less bothered about

Posted by on Monday, 06 May 2013

Beyonce’s Ban


This week gives quite a few product launches but Beyonce also bans the pros from her events, Google Glass may have ‘Wink to Shoot’ and some arse thinks a sandy coloured spray job on his Nikon will look cool…it does but only for a week I’ll bet.

In products, The Sony Cybershot Super Zoom gets a thumbs up, FocusTwist for iOS is also reviewed as well as Aviary, which is free. James Hart does a review of Helmut for Android and it works! And finally, PhotoJoJo gets yet more of Ewen’s Money

Posted by on Sunday, 28 April 2013

The Granny Cam


This week, Ewen discusses the 4am Project event at Birmingham’s Bull Ring Shopping Centre (Mall), a Nikon patent to secure your lenses, David Bailey’s view on the Governments plans for ‘Orphan Works’, 12mpx camera for the iPhone 5S. The Products include a really cheap camera from Nikon, an upgrade from Adobe for Lightroom, a cracking programme from called ProDrenalin and new lenses from Fujifilm and Sigma. And Ewen answer question from Martin, John and Gary about Filters, Cropping and pixels and BULB Setting for your camera. Oh and a brief look at the New Ricoh GR

Posted by on Sunday, 21 April 2013

Secrets of The Black Magic Box

Secrets of The Black Magic Box

Ewen looks at the new offerings from Black Magic, Tiffen and Panasonic. He also takes YOUR questions on Photography and offers some suggestions

Posted by on Sunday, 14 April 2013

Twice the Price


This week, we catch up on all the stories from the start of the week ;P No emails please and then we take stroll through the proper news. Finally I answer YOUR questions on Photography. Send them to

Posted by on Sunday, 07 April 2013

DNG for iOS


Ewen Rankin discusses the Week’s Photo News and answers your questions

Posted by on Sunday, 24 March 2013

No Editing…Honest


Cardboard Cut Out Hassleblads are on then off, some fruitloop devizes a floating swan hide, Lomography go into full production on their Smartphone 35mm Film ‘Scanner’ and did you know you can make slideshows on YouTube? Yes.

We answer all your photo questions and trawl through the week’s photo news

Posted by on Saturday, 16 March 2013

Dennis’ Lug 2


Ewen is all alone this week again. Thanks for the kind comments regarding last weeks show, I’m actually really enjoying the format at the moment. This week, Nikon offers some new cameras, Phase One offers some gorgeous Medium Format Digital Backs and Rino offer to make your Sony NEX a Medium Format Camera for $500…providing you have and NEX and some compliant lenses. We also take your questions, including one from Dennis, who has a ‘lug’

Posted by on Sunday, 10 March 2013

The Feel of Wet Rubber

Wet Rubber

This week Ewen is flying solo and outs the Outex, Reviews the Blobby Panasonic Lumix and answers your Photography Questions

Posted by on Saturday, 02 March 2013

Oh, thats what that button does!


This week Alex and Ewen look at a new Pentax, A new light meter attachment for your iPhone and Two ex Jessops Employees who are going it alone…well done. All the photo news and YOUR questions

Posted by on Monday, 25 February 2013

Au Revoir Chris


Sorry for the chippy audio on this weeks show, especially as Chris is embarking on a new job on Monday and this will be his last appearance for a while. Its been great having him on and we hope he returns soon

We talk all the photo news and also answer your questions.

Posted by on Sunday, 17 February 2013

Radec the Mysogenist


This week, Nikon takes a stock market hit, there’s a war photographer doll that Tim thinks looks like me and we answer FIVE of YOUR Questions!

Posted by on Sunday, 10 February 2013

Aimed at Japanese Schoolgirls 2


We look at Pentax’s new offerings, a mammoth new $17k Nikon Lens and a mammoth price for a dust blower ($130)

Posted by on Friday, 01 February 2013