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

Fotobug - Episode 70 - Interview Maurice Ribble, Camera Axe

January 27th, 2013

Our guest in podcast number 70 is Maurice Ribble who designed and built the original Camera Axe which is a camera controller for high speed photography. In addition to the Camera Axe, Maurice and his followers have created a number of electronic addon devices that can do everything from capturing the spash of colliding water drops to freezing the bullet fired from a gun.  Maurice also has a video blog as well as tutorials and a forum at - be sure to check it out!

In the news, Apple pulls the 500px app from iTunes over nudity concerns,  Jessops, in England, has entered Administration due to declining sales, and Cameramater has shown off a tethering system for Nikon and Canon DSLRs at CES in Las Vegas.

Check for a Reptile and Frog workshop which is taking place February 22-23 in Naples Florida.  We hope to have Mike Mathews on the next podcast.

Please be sure to support our sponsors, Hunts Photo (, Outdoor Photo Gear ( and Outdoor Photo Workshops ( and please let them know you heard about them on the Fotobug Podcast!

Coming up in the next podcast, more on water drop and smoke photography - photography you can do indoors when the weather is just too bad to go outside!  Check us out on Facebook and be sure to rate us on iTunes!

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Fotobug - Episode 69

January 13th, 2013

This week we welcome fine arts photographer and light sculpturer Mr. Harold Ross to the podcast.  Harold is a fine arts photographer in Pennsylvania and does a lot of his work by utilizing a technique called light-painting.  Harold uses common LED flashlights and lighting panels to provide the exposure for his amazing photographs.  His works includes still life as well as landscapes.  Links to Harold's website

In addition to the tutorial videos, Harold offers workshops in lightpainting for groups and for individuals.

This episode is sponsored by Hunts Photo & Video and has a limited time offer on the Vanguard Alta Tripod and ballhead for $179.96, the Manfrotto Midi-36 LED panel light for $114.95, and the ExpoImaging Rogue master Lighting Kit for $179.95.  Call Keith at (800) 221-1830 and mention the Fotobug Specials - offer expires January 26, 2013.

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