February 21st, 2015
Fred and Jim welcome Vanelli to cohost podcast number 124.
In recent news, Nikon has recently shown off the new D810a which is a special version of the D810 modified for astrophotography, Canon is showing off a prototype ultra high-resolution 120MP CMOS sensor, Rumor are circulating about the next GoPro. In addition, are we headed for a "Digital Dark Age"? Internet pioneer Vint Cerf believes so. In addition, a small Florida-based photo editing tool business called Seasalt & Co. is causing some big controversy after announcing an upcoming Photoshop Action pack that many photographers are finding offensive.
We are delighted to have Vanelli join us as a co-host. Although Vanelli is based in Melbourne, FL, he came to us via Chicago where he was conducting a workshop. Vanelli is actively involved in PhotoFocus - http://photofocus.com
along with a number of other well-known photographers and we urge you to check out the great training materials found there.In addition, Vanelli and Friends
along with Hunts Photo
are doing a floating photography workshop from June 15-19 from Miami to Key West to Cozumel and back. The price is not only amazing, there are 3 incredible photographers that will be conducting workshops all week. In addition to Vanelli
, there are Mike Moats
and Vincent Versace.
In order to register, go to http://vanelliandfriends.com/cruise/.
There is a chance one of The Fotobug
guys may be there as well!
Thanks for tuning in and remember, you can also subscribe via iTunes and don't forget to follow us on FaceBook!
February 8th, 2015
Welcome to podcast 123! In recent photographic news, Adobe had announced that beginning with Lightroom 6, all future versions will be 64 bit only, Light & Motion has introduced a new GoPro companion light called the Sidekick, and is seeking funding for its production on Kickstarter. The Sidekick is a lighting unit that fits the GoPros current mount. GoPro also just recently partnered with the NHL to broadcast live video from cameras on the hockey players. GoPro has partnered with Visilink to attach small transmitters to the Hero 4 to transmit live HD images from the games. In additional sports related news, 'Sports Illustrated' has laid off its remaining six full-time staff photographers. Finally, Canon has announced two new cameras with 50.6 megapixel sensors, the 5Ds and the 5Ds r. Tune into the podcast for more news!
Fred and Jim test out the Edelkrone PocketShot which is currently on sale from www.edelkrone.com. for 30% off. We recommend you check out their products and be sure to let them know you found out about them from The Fotobug guys. Although this unit is really intended for videomakers, we found it to be useful for still photographers as well. We would love to hear your feedback and keep in mind that Edelkrone is now in the process of modifying the design so we can't wait to see what they come up with.
Be sure to go out and sign up for the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout at www.thephotoshootout.com and check out the photo workshops at www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com.
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