Archive for March 2012

Welcome to podcast #48!  Our special guest for this episode is Mr. Richard Jacobs; photographer, blogger, and environmentalist.  Richard sits down with us to talk about his nature photography as well as his blog and environmental issues facing Florida.  We encourage you to subscribe and read Mr. Jacob's insightful blog at http://theglobalnaturalist.com and check out his gallery at www.dickjacobsprophoto.com.

In addition, Jim spends a few minutes going over some of the new features in Lightroom version 4.0 which is now available.  As you might have heard, Adobe has lowered the price on Lightroom by 50% to $149 for new buyers and $79 to upgrade.  Many new features have been added, including more video capability, a photo eBook capability and an improved RAW interface!

Remember that Tim Vollmer has a special deal for a small group photo workshop in late May - just mention the Fotobug and you can find details at http://www.timvollmer.deAlso, M&M Phototours (www.mmphototours.comare offering a 10% discount on all their tours to our listeners.  Just mention The Fotobug to receive the discount.

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Our special guest for Podcast #47 is our friend, Maxis Gamez!  We catch up with Maxis at Fort DeSoto and Maxis shares with us details about his workshops and shares a couple tips on photographing in fog with a Better Beamer Flash.  You can check out Maxis' workshops and subscribe to his newsletter at www.gvisions.org.

In addition, Fred and Jim review the Beach Rolly Cart which we used on our recent trip to the Everglades with our friend, Chris Klapheke.  The Beach Rolly is available from www.outdoorphotogear.com, be sure to tell them you heard about it from The Fotobug!

In the news this week, we share a winning photojournalist image, more information on Olympus, the new Lightroom 4.0 is now available and Canon releases the 5D Mark III.  Sadly, the 3500 year old Cypress tree The Senator was burned down by an arsonist.

This is the final week to register for the Costa Rica workshop in May - www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com.  Also, be sure to visit our Facebook page and don't forget to rate us on iTunes!

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