Fotobug - Elusive Image Photography

The Fotobug Photography podcast for travel and nature photographers. Interviews, training, reviews, and more!

Fotobug - Episode 66

December 2nd, 2012

Welcome to podcast number 66!  In this episode, Jim takes a trip to Sebring Florida stopping at some great spots for nature photography along the way including Circle Bar B Reserve in Lakeland, Lake June in Winter State Park in Sebring, Highland Hammock State Park in Sebring and Wredes Wildlife Rescue in Sebring.  We recommend if you are in the Sebring, Florida area, be sure to add these locations to your trip.

In the news, the lady who rode a manatee in Fort Desoto State Park has been arrested, Triggertrap mobile is FREE until the first of the year, George Bayer, who invented the Bayer grid for digital cameras has passed away, and a lioness "eats" a Canon 5D Mark II.

It is too late to join us for the Fire and Ice tour in Iceland with Tim Vollmer,  but additional workshops are coming up including Costa Rica and Peru.  Go to for more information and additional workshops.

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Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 46

February 28th, 2012

Welcome to the Fotobug Everglades special with our guest host, Chris Klapheke from Outdoor Photo Gear (! The three of us will travel from Palm Beach (Wakodahatchee and Green Cay) to the eastern Everglades and then across to the western Everglades and Big Cypress.  We thank Chris for coming down and joing us and for supplying the Rolly Carts which we will be reviewing in an upcoming podcast.  Come on along and let us know what you think!

Also, please consider joining us for our Costa Rica workshop starting May 5th - you can sign up and get the itinerary at

Be sure to check out Chris' Outdoor Photo Gear store at and be sure to let Chris know you saw him on the Fotobug!

Also please consider entering the Green Cay amateur photo contest - deadline is March 12th. for complete details!

In our next podcast, we interview photographer Maxis Gamez who will share some photo techniques for photographing in the fog and Jim and Fred review the Beach Rolly Cart that Chris Klapheke brought with him for us to use on our Everglades trip!

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Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 24

April 24th, 2011

Welcome to the Fotobug Podcast #24!  This past week (April 15th), Fred traveled to Myakka State Park and Oscar Scherer to photograph scrub jays, and Jim traveled to southern Florida with Jason Hahn into the Everglades as well as Ding Darling and Cape Coral (  Jim and Fred share stories of their adventures as well as photos and videos of the trips.  Also appearing in this podcast is Rob Moorman, president of TAPPA (Tampa Area Professional Photographer's Assn.) and Rob discusses tax ramifications for non-professional photographers who may be earning additional income from their photography.  An appropriate topic for tax season!  He also discusses setting up a corporation for photographers.

Also discussed on today's show - an original Nikon camera goes up for auction. Have $160,000 - $250,000 laying around?  You could own a piece of Nikon history!

Thanks and welcome to all our new Facebook fans who joined up with us!!

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Fotobug, Elusive Image - Episode 3

June 20th, 2010

Jim and Fred discuss the BP oil spill and how it may affect travel and nature photography along the Gulf coast.  They also discuss and the recent Fotobug get-together in Cape Coral to photograph burrowing owls.

 Another In the Field session with James Shadle showing off the flora and fauna behind Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery in the Everglades.  Also updates on the iPad, the video limits on DSLR cameras and more!  In addition, there is a demonstration of Adobe's newest free program Adobe Lens Profile Creator 1.0. 

James Shadles website -

Still not to late to join us for the Mongolia Photo Safari for August 2011!

More trips are planned soon - stay tuned, and don't forget to rate our podcasts here, or on iTunes or Zune!

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