Welcome to The Fotobug podcast 150. In recent news, GoPro has announced an partnership with Microsoft and after a less than stellar quarter, GoPro announced layoffs and are dropping 3 models from their entry-level lineup.. Also, KelbyOne has announced layoffs and one very longtime trainer for Kelby has announced he will not longer do video training and won't be attending any future Photoshop World events. A team of researchers at Rice University are developing a thin, lensless camera called FlatCam, which replaces the traditional lens with a grid-like coded mask essentially made of multiple pinholes. Chinese company Techart has produced an adapter that works with the AF system of Sony's A7 II and A7R II cameras to create an autofocus effect for Leica M mount lenses. For more details and more news, watch the podcast!
Lots of discounts available! Check on the podcast for information about the LensRacks. If you would like to buy your own, use code KSBACKERS20 at www.lensracks.com when you check out to save 20%! Also, Fred shows off his new vest from The Vest Guy and if you would like to get your own custom photo vest, go to www.thevestguy.com and use FOTOBUG for your 20% off at checkout. As always, remind them you heard about it on The Fotobug!
Mark the dates April 8, 9 and 10 for the upcoming Tampa Bay Photo Shootout! More information can be found at www.thephotoshootout.com. You won't want to miss this 2nd annual event! Lots of great workshop leaders and it is going to be a great weekend to learn new techniques and to polish up your skills.