Lots of new to cover this time!
Venus Optics has announced a new probe shaped macro lens on Kickstarter that produces 2x life size images on a full frame sensor - you can back the project for $1499. Steadify is also a Kickstarter project for a portable hip-based stabilizer. Cactus has officially launched its RQ250 bare bulb wireless flash - also on Kickstarter! Nikon has released another teaser video for its upcoming mirrorless camera line. Yuneec has released a new drone, the Mantis Q for $499. Sony has announced it sold more full-frame cameras than any other brand in the US over the past six months. These stories and more on the current podcast!
Our friend, Jason Hahn has started a new project that should be of interest to Tampa Bay area photographers as well as photographers coming into the Bay area. Cypress Creek Studios is a full range photo studio AND is located on several acres full of Florida wildlife. Jason plans to offer studio rentals, as well as photography workshops in portraits, nature, macro, and more! The studio is located on Cypress Creek which flows into the Hillsboro River. The studio just opened on August 1st and will be expanded to offer photographers a full range of services! Jim and Fred sit down with Jason and show some behind the scenes of the studio and the surrounding grounds. Jason will be putting up a seperate website for the studio, but to keep track of the progress, go to www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com.