Archive for December 2012

Fotobug - Episode 68

Happy New Year and welcome to podcast number 68.  In addition to the regular news items, such as Instagram's policies, Clyde Butcher saving scrub jay habitat, and new cameras from Sony and Poloroid, we have some special how-tos that you can do at home inside on cold winter days. 

A physiogram is a pattern formed from a swinging flashlight that can form amazing patterns.  In this episode learn a quick and easy way that this can be done.  In addition, Jim shows how to easily photograph the incredible patterns formed by simple drops of water.  Please give it a try and share your images with us on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/thefotobug.

We wish everyone a prosperous New Year, keep chasing those elusive images and please take a few moments to rate us on iTunes!

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Fotobug - Episode 67

Happy Holidays everyone!  Fred and Jim welcome back Chris Klapheke from Outdoor Photo Gear.  Chris offers up some more terrific ideas for holiday stocking stuffers.  We also have a surprise visit from 'Troy the Tree' Outdoor Photo Gear can be found online at www.outdoorphotogear.com.

In the news, controversy surrounds the purlication of an image of a man pushed onto subway tracks, in another incident, a woman is killed attempting to photograph a train while standing on adjoining tracks and is struck from behind, Adobe releases the final versions of Lightroom 4.3 and RAW 7.3, Google and Apple attempt to purchase Kodak patents for $500 million, and lots more!

Here are links to the items Chris showed during the podcast:

THINK TANK PHOTO AA BATTERY HOLDER - http://tinyurl.com/c6w2et4

HOODMAN RAW STEEL USB 3.0 UDMA READER - http://tinyurl.com/c8w3mvn

LENSPEN SIDEKICK TOUCH SCREEN CLEANER - http://tinyurl.com/cxgummt

POWEREX 2700MAH NIMH RECHARGEABLE AA BATTERIES 4 PACK - http://tinyurl.com/cbqv7zq

GURA GEAR TEMBO MEMORY WALLET 8-0 - http://tinyurl.com/cya43x5

LUMIQUEST SOFT SCREEN DIFFUSER FOR POP-UP FLASH - http://tinyurl.com/d422bw3

CUSTOM SLR C-LOOP CAMERA STRAP MOUNT SOLUTION - http://tinyurl.com/dxdxmns

OLLOCLIP LENS SYSTEM FOR IPHONES - http://tinyurl.com/cxd4pcy

GURA GEAR ET CETERA POUCH 0.75L - http://tinyurl.com/d48zl3w

PHOTTIX ARES WIRELESS TRIGGER AND RECEIVER - http://tinyurl.com/bsfm977

Be sure to let Chris know you heard about these on the Fotobug!  Happy Holidays!!

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Fotobug - Episode 66

Welcome to podcast number 66!  In this episode, Jim takes a trip to Sebring Florida stopping at some great spots for nature photography along the way including Circle Bar B Reserve in Lakeland, Lake June in Winter State Park in Sebring, Highland Hammock State Park in Sebring and Wredes Wildlife Rescue in Sebring.  We recommend if you are in the Sebring, Florida area, be sure to add these locations to your trip.

In the news, the lady who rode a manatee in Fort Desoto State Park has been arrested, Triggertrap mobile is FREE until the first of the year, George Bayer, who invented the Bayer grid for digital cameras has passed away, and a lioness "eats" a Canon 5D Mark II.

It is too late to join us for the Fire and Ice tour in Iceland with Tim Vollmer,  but additional workshops are coming up including Costa Rica and Peru.  Go to www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for more information and additional workshops.

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