February 5th, 2017
In recent photography news, the programmers behind GIMP are asking supporters for financial supp ort to add new features, Iridient X-Transformer is coming to Windows. Three of the four Canadian filmmakers who were arrested for walking off-limits in Yellowstone have pleaded guilty. Chinese drone maker ZeroTech has announced a gimbal operated action camera. Kodachrome is likely NOT coming back. Triggertrap has announced it is closing its doors and going out of business. Adobe will no longer be selling Creative Suite and GoPro has re-released the Karma drone. More details on the podcast!
Jim continues with his recent trip to the Galapagos from the previous podcast. He features underwater video, a 10 mile hike up a volcano, work with a scientist tracking giant Galapagos toroises and more! All wildlife photographers should add the Galapagos Islands to their bucket lists.
Also coming up at the end of February - the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout - please go to www.thephotoshootout.com to register. Jim and Fred will be doing live Facdbook broadcasts from the event - so if you can't make it, be sure to Like the Fotobug Facebook page to be involved!
January 22nd, 2017
Lots of recent photography news for the new year! Some users are reporting overheating issues witht the new iPhone 7. A Kickstarter campaign is looking to develop GearEye, a grear management system to tag your photo items in your camera bag and follow by RFID on your smartphone. Brides magazine suggests weddings should only be photographed by Canon or Nikon cameras (really?). Canon was granted more patents in 2016 than Google and Apple! Lilycam announces it is closing its doors and offering refunds to backers. Timelapse+ has announced a new on-camera controller that will even adjust focus during the timelapse. Kodak has brought back Ektachrome film and may bring back Kodachrome! DJI has acquired Hasselblad. All this and more on the current podcast!
Jim just returned from 2 weeks in the Galapagos and Quito Ecuador. The man who put together the trip, Dr. Russell Burke is featured in an interview on this podcast. The Galapagos should belong on your bucket list and we will be featuring photoraphy from the Galapagos on the next podcast.
The Tampa Bay Photo Shootout is right around the corner. Go to www.thephotoshootout.com to register and for more information. This year the event will be held in Clearwater, Florida. Hurry as the workshops fill up fast!