Archive for the 'Mongolia' Category

Welcome to the Fotobug Podcast #35!  In this episode, Jim and Fred talk about the Canon SLR lens that fell from the sky, an image suggesting Nicolas Cage is a vampire, and more updates on WiFi compact flash cards.  In addition, the video review of the quick release tripod head from Podcast #34 has now been put on YouTube and shared on our Facebook and Google+ pages.  More videos from the Fotobug vault to come - so stay tuned!

Also included this this episode is a discussion of the Jobu Jr (Black Widow) gimbal head and whether it is practical to use on large lenses, such as the Canon 500mm f/4.  Please join in the discussion on our Facebook page and let us know your thoughts.

Jim also shows off a panorama image taken in Mongolia with his DIY L bracket featured a couple episodes back. 

More to come - Chris Klapheke from Outdoor Photo Gear will be joining us again as well for his fall line-up as Tim Vollmer from Iceland. 

Jim is heading off to the Black Hills Shootout in South Dakota, so if you will be attending that event, be sure to come over and say 'hi'!  Jim will be taping interviews for upcoming podcasts.

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Welcome to podcast # 33!  Fred and Jim try something new - full video of the podcast, please give us your feedback as this format is just an experiment!

In this podcast, Jim shows some images from his recent photo tour in Mongolia.  In the news, Jim and Fred discuss Sony's new A77 mirrorless camera, the new 3D consortium to standardize 3D glasses technology for TVs, Samyang's new 24mm f/1.4mm lens, Heliotropic and Kenko have released new variable neutral density filters and even more!

In addition, Jim will be attending the Black Hills Shootout in South Dakota coming up the end of September through October 2nd.  Please come up and say 'Hi' if you plan to attend.  Also, Jim mentions that he is putting together a limited photo tour of Morocco for November 2012 - please write if you are interested, the group will be limited to only 3 more photographers.  Date and actual pricing TBD.

Let us know what you think of this vodcast format and coming up next time, a new invention for those using gimbal tripod mounts! You won't want to miss this!

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