Archive for July 2013

Jim just returned from his trip to the Maine coast including Acadia National Park, Machias Seal Island and Baxter State Park.  Fred and Jim discuss the trip and Jim gives travel and photo tips to this region and shares some of the images he made during the trip.  Captured images including scenic landscapes, puffins, and moose!

This is a departure from our usual format in that we haven't had a chance to check the latest photo news.  However, Hunts Photo has posted three new specials for our listeners including the GoPro Hero 3 for $349.00, the Cotton Carrier system for only $127.49, and Lowepro Pro Runner 300 AW for only $159.99.  Call Keith at 781-462-2340 or email him at patankar@wbhunt.com to take advantage of these deals.  Hurry, the deals expire on 8/09/2013!

Jim's guide at Baxter State Park was Bryant Davis at www.mainequestadventures.com and Captain Andy for Machias Seal Island at www.boldcoast.com.

As always, don't hesitate to send us your questions or comments (jim@thefotobug.com or fred@thefotobug.com ).  Coming up: Susan Candelario and Jason Hahn will discuss the Lightning Bug, a review of the DJI Phantom quadcopter, Matt Kloskowski, and Art Wolfe!

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Our guest host for podcast #82 is Roman Kurywczak, a New Jersey based photographer who recently published an eBook on night photography and light painting.  Roman's website can be found at http://www.roaminwithroman.com/  where you can also purchase his eBook, A Digital Guide to Photographing the Night Sky. Roman discusses his photography and offers techniques and suggestion for those who would like to try their hand at night photography.  In addition, Roman leads workshops to locations such as Tanzania and Iceland!

In the news, a Tumbler blog displays the difference in the quality of news images at the Chicago Sun Times before and after the massive layoff of the news photography staff, Canon announces a new DSLR, the 70D, the Olympus executives who admitted cooking the books receive a suspended jail sentence, and Carl Zeiss drops "Carl" from their name.

Jim also displays an interesting image from one of his Kentucky workshop attendees, David Becker. Thank you, David, for sharing it with us!

In our next podcast, Jim will be showing videos and images from his upcoming trip to the coast of Maine and Quebec.  Also coming up are interviews with Art Wolfe, Matt Kloskowski, and returning again; Susan Candelario!  Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode and please remember to rate us on iTunes!


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