Archive for February 2014

In commemoration of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Jim and Fred feature sports photographer Ron Wyatt who photographed the Summer Olympics in Athens and Beijing.  Ron discusses some of his sports images and relates the story of how and why he switched from Canon to Nikon one week before the Beijing Olympic Games!  In addition to sports, Ron leads workshops for M&M Photo Tours and will shortly be traveling to Tuscany and in early 2015 to Tanzania.  Ron's website is at www.ronwyattphotos.com and we urge you to check out some of his wonderful photo galleries.



In the news, Canon is rates as the #3 company in innovation in 2013, Blackmagic releases their new 4K video camera for $1000 less than originally announced, and Sigma has made a major change to the Foveon chip.

Registration is now open for the Tampa Bay Shootout which takes place the first weekend in April in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please go to www.thephotoshootout.com to check out the exciting workshops and instructors.  Friday night we feature keynote speaker Jim Clark, the former president of NANPA and well known nature photographer.  The keynote address is free and open to the public!

Upcoming workshops include Fall Colors in the Julian Alps in Slovenia in October, as well as fall colors, moose and black bear in Maine in early October.  Check www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for these and other exciting workshops!

Join us next time for Charlie MacPherson and his review of the new Tamron lenses!

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Welcome to podcast #97 featuring nature photographer, Rob Daugherty, also known as the Vest Guy.  Rob runs a number of photography workshops, especially in the Yellowstone area and has designed a line of vests for photographers as well as military and law enforcement!  Rob's websites are www.robswildlife.com and www.thevestguy.com Rob also leads photo workshops for M&M Photo Tours!



In the news, Phase One has introduced a 50mp CMOS back for medium format, Sanyung Europe is releasing a new square line of filters (like the Cokin), and Tamron has announced a new 16-300mm lens available for both full-frame and APS-C cameras.

Also, Hunts Photo has offered our listeners 2 new specials, good until Feb 23 - the 4x4" 10 stop ND filter, and the Hoodman Hood Loupe!

Coming up on future podcasts, sports photographer Dave Black, Olympics photographer Ron Wyatt, Charles MacPherson and more!

Upcoming workshops - Iceland (now full), in April The Tampa Bay Shootout,  in September, The Black Hills Shootout, in October, Maine Moose and Fall colors and Slovenia, fall colors in the Julian Alps.  Go to www.thephotoshootout.com and www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for more information.

See you next time in podcast #98 with Charles MacPherson and his review of the Tamron 150-600mm lens!

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