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Our special guest on episode 60 of The Fotobug is Tom Snyder from the Florida Teaching Zoo (www.thezooschool.com).  Jim and Fred held the DSLR video class at the Teaching Zoo in Bushnell Florida and have invited Tom back to talk about the zoo and some of the animals housed there as well as his programs in Costa Rica to protect frogs.

In the news, Kodak is getting totally out of the consumer photography business, a new bridge drowns while have her portrait taken in Canada, and Impossible releases a new poloroid style instant film.

Coming up, Jim and Fred will be at the Black Hills Shootout in South Dakota at the end of the month and there are still openings for the OPW Everglades workshop in November as well as the Northern Lights workshop in Iceland with Tim Vollmer in February, Costa Rica in May and back to the Amazon in early June.  Check www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for details and to register.

Stay tuned for the new Fotobug guide on macro photography which will be available soon!

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Welcome to episode 52!  This week, Jim joins Tom Snyder from the Florida International Teaching Zoo at Homosassa Springs State Park to photograph and videotape manatees.  Jim also interviews park ranger, Ken Torres who talks about the park and the zoo located at the springs.  This is a wonderful place to visit and highly recommended for photographers traveling to Florida.

In the news, Olympus releases a new Tough series camera which is shockproof and waterproof.  Leica releases a monochrome rangefinder camera.  Adobe has announced a release candidate for RAW convertor 7.1.

Coming up soon, interview with Haje Jan Kamps who will be talking about his new Triggertrap Mobile, and Gunther Wegner who will be talking about his software LRTimeLapse.  We will also be starting a series on time-lapse photography and lots more!  We will also be releasing our free guide to DSLR video within the next week.

Upcoming workshops: The Black Hills shootout in South Dakota in September, Iceland for the northern lights and glaciers in February 2013, and Costa Rica in May 2013.  More information will be available at www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com .

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