August 28th, 2011
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!
August 14th, 2011
Welcome to podcast #32! Jim and Fred interview Dr. Henry DeGroot, who owns and operates Digital Image Flow, the #1 producer of gray cards for photographers. Dr. DeGroot discusses white balance and explains how their products, such as the new DKC-Pro card can be used to help create color profiles, ensure proper exposure and set the correct white balance for your camera. All for only $24.95! Check out http://www.digitalimageflow.com/ and be sure to let them know you heard about it on The Fotobug Podcast!
In the news items, Jim and Fred continue the discussion about Apple's Patent to limit iPhone camera use, Pentax has announced a special 40MP medium format limited edition of its 645D camera, and 41 year old Charles McQuillan photographs his own heart surgery and Photojojo makes a Nikon/Canon lens adapter for the iPhone!
Jim is currently on his photoworkshop in Outer Mongolia and will be sharing images and stories in the next podcast so be sure to subscribe! Don't forget to leave us feedback!
We also want to thank listener Wayne P Staats for sending us the DIY tip used in this episode.
A special hello to our friends at the Film Photography Podcast - and its host Michael Rasso! Be sure to check out this podcast, even if you aren't interested in film photography.