Fotobug - Elusive Image Photography

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

Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 52

May 20th, 2012

Welcome to episode 52!  This week, Jim joins Tom Snyder from the Florida International Teaching Zoo at Homosassa Springs State Park to photograph and videotape manatees.  Jim also interviews park ranger, Ken Torres who talks about the park and the zoo located at the springs.  This is a wonderful place to visit and highly recommended for photographers traveling to Florida.

In the news, Olympus releases a new Tough series camera which is shockproof and waterproof.  Leica releases a monochrome rangefinder camera.  Adobe has announced a release candidate for RAW convertor 7.1.

Coming up soon, interview with Haje Jan Kamps who will be talking about his new Triggertrap Mobile, and Gunther Wegner who will be talking about his software LRTimeLapse.  We will also be starting a series on time-lapse photography and lots more!  We will also be releasing our free guide to DSLR video within the next week.

Upcoming workshops: The Black Hills shootout in South Dakota in September, Iceland for the northern lights and glaciers in February 2013, and Costa Rica in May 2013.  More information will be available at .

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Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 51

May 6th, 2012

Welcome to podcast #51!  In the news, Ikea releases a cardboard digital camera to the press, Nikon recalls some camera batteries, Olympus announces a new OM-D digital camera with a retro look.  Jim returned from a very soggy weekend in the Everglades, but was able to partially rescue the trip with a stop at Cape Coral to photograph burrowing owls. 

Jim also demonstrates a technique to clean the digital sensor on a DSLR using a Canon 5D. 

Keep in mind to use code MMPT2012 for a 10% discount on photo tours from M&M Photo Tours (  Also, Jim and Fred will be at the Black Hills Shootout in South Dakota in September.  Jim will be going to Peru to the Amazon to examine a location for future workshops and coming up: Iceland with Tim Vollmer in February 2013, Costa Rica in May and maybe the Amazon in July.  Keep an eye on for more information. 

Also, Jim will be conducting a course in DSLR video making in late July in Bushnell, Florida.  Keep watching for more information!

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