November 17th, 2013
Join Jim, Fred and our friend, Charles MacPherson in episode 91 as wel learn how to prepare for nature workshops. Charles discusses packing, equipment, and techniques. Charles runs several photography workshops for nature photographers and specializes in arctic trips. More information can be found at his website at www.theamazingimage.com. We recommend you sign up for Charles' newsletter!
On December 7, Jim and Fred will also join Jason Hahn at the OPW raptor workshop in north Florida. For more information, go to www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com We hope you will join us!
In the news, Adobe releases another service release for Camera Raw and LIghtroom, Lytro adds 3D to their camera, and Tamron announces a 150-600 lens for Nikon, Canon and Pentax. A news item out of Canon Korea suggests that Canon may be releasing a white bodied camera - just a rumor!
We still have some openings for our Iceland Workshop this coming March - go to www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for more information.
November 3rd, 2013
Fred and Jim welcome back Maurice Ribble to show off his Air Flash. The Air Flash is an extremely fast strobe unit that can freeze bullets in mid-flight. Maurice has built a number of units in hopes of selling them, but is currently looking for a liability insurance company to underwrite insurance on the unit due to the high voltage. Maurice talks about the new unit and shows off some images he recently made with the flash.
Maurice is also the engineer behind The Camera Axe
which can be used to trigger based upon events and triggers. Maurice's website is www.cameraaxe.com.
In the news, the hack on Adobe's Creative Cloud effects 38 million users, Canon releases a firmware update for the Canon 5D MK III, the ION is a new sports camera, and OnOne Software is running a public beta program for their Photo Suite.
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