Fotobug - Elusive Image Photography

The Fotobug Photography podcast for travel and nature photographers. Interviews, training, reviews, and more!

Fotobug - Episode 232 -Review GoPro Hero7

April 14th, 2019

Lots of news since the previous podcast!  Yashica has announced a 35mm ISO 400 negative film stock, CIPA released a report that camera sales are continuing to fall. Lexar is releasing new SSD drives that will fit into a pocket and Rode is releasing a new tiny wireless microphone system.  Skydio is in trouble for falsely geotagging a promo video on Instagram. Sharp is joining the Four Thirds system  CixxFive filed suit against Getty Images for selling images in the public domain.  More detail and more news in the podcast!


Jim recently returned from an extended trip to Australia and New Zealand where he taped extensively with the GoPro Hero 7 Black camera.  So, the Fotobug guys decided to finally review the camera and point out the positives and few negatives.  In addition, Jim shows off and discusses some interesting accessories for the GoPro.

Links to the items mentioned in the review:

GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization

TELESIN 6''Dome Port Camera Lens Transparent Cover for GoPro Hero 7 Black, Hero 6 Hero 5 Black Hero 2018, with Waterproof Housing Case Pistol Trigger Floating Hand Grip, Underwater Diving Accessories

Litra LitraTorch LED Video Light (2 Pack) with Triple Bracket Mount + Battery Hand Grip + Flex Tripod + Kit

GoPole Reach - 14-40" Extension Pole for GoPro Cameras (36-101cm)


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Fotobug - Episode 131 - Smooth Moves DSLR Video

May 31st, 2015

Thank you for tuning into podcast number 131!  In recent news, Microsoft releases its Hyperlapse algorithm as a new app to produce smooth timelapse videos.  If you like to share your images on various Internet services and are tired of uploading to each individually, there is a new service called Robots for Photos that is currently in beta - if you would like to get an invitation code, listen to the podcast for instructions!  Luka Esenko, our friend from Slovenia is coming out with an app to help you find the best location and time of day to capture optimum images.  Photographer Mary Ellen Mark has passed away at the age of 75 and Fred and Jim discuss a Fotobug connection with Mary Ellen.  Of course there is a lot more!


The theme for June is "DSLR Video" so Jim and Fred review the Atomos Ninja Star HDMI video recorder and the Revolve Camera Dolly and Track system.  Be sure to tune in all month for more features and interviews related to optimizing your video skills with your DSLR camera (or even your mirrorless camera that takes videos!).

The Hunts specials for June are as follows:

Atomos Ninja Star Pocket-Size ProRes Recorder & Deck (regular price > $295, SALE price $275)

Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone (regular price $229, > SALE price $199)

IKAN Flyweight DSLR Camera Stabilizer (regular price $417, SALE price $339)

Glide Gear SYL-3000 Camera Stabilizer
(regular price $89, SALE price $75)

Please ask for Andrea at Hunts for these Fotobug specials -. 781-662-8822

If you will be attending the June 15th Vanelli and Friends Photo Cruise - be sure to say Hi to Jim!

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