Fotobug - Elusive Image Photography

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

Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 63

October 21st, 2012

Welcome to podcast #63 and our special return guest is Gunther Wegner.  Gunther just completed his time-lapse video, African Skies and will also be dicussing the updates to his time-lapse program, LRTimeLapseAfrican Skies is also available as an HD download and 50% of the proceeds are going to African conservation.  The video is available at

In the news, Adobe has announced a new lossy version of DNG, Lytro has an update that allows greater exposure control, GoPro has released the new Hero 3 sports camera that boats 4K HD video and built-in Wifi, and they have released an IOS app for their Wifi module.  Magic Lantern has a new video firmware update for the Canon 5d and 7d, and Haje Jan Kamps has just published a new book on Travel Photography.

Coming up, Chris Klapheke will be discussing some of the new product releases at Photokina and Frederick Van Johnson from This Week in Photo will discussing photo marketing. 

We also have heard that The Fotobug was nominated for a podcasting award, so thank you!  Don't forget to rate us on iTunes!

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Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 62

October 7th, 2012

Welcome to podcast #62 and our Black Hills Shootout special.  Fred and Jim have returned from South Dakota and feature images from the event and a few of the workshops. Turnout was great this year and Rick Sammon, the keynote speaker, remained for the entire weekend attending several of the workshops.  Be sure to plan on joining us again next year!

In the news, Sony and Hasselblad have announced a partnership to produce a newE-mount compact camera, and Sony has invested in Olympus and now owns 10% of the company.  Adobe just released Elements 11 for Photoshop and Premiere and you can pick up the pair for $149 and they just released the final versions of Adobe Camera Raw 7.2 and Lightroom 4.2.  Finally, Nikon cameras D4 and D800 are the first DSLR video cameras to pass the rigid BBC Test to be approved for European television production.

Be sure to check out the Everglades workshop in November at as well as the Northern Lights workshop to Iceland in February (still opening!), the workshop in Costa Rica in April and the Peruvian Amazon in June.

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