December 11th, 2016
We will continue our coverage of Cuba in the curernt podcast as well as a review of Alpine Labs Pulse.
In recent news, Chronos is raising funds for a new high speed camera and Jim and Fred show off a sample vidoe taken with with a prototype. $3000 required to reserve one of your own! Pogocam is a camera that attaches to the frames of your glasses! A Nikon 1 sold at auction recently for over $400,000. GoPro has announced layoffs and cutbacks and have released the Karma grip unbundled from the Karma Drone. Canon has filed a patent for a curved sensor!
Jim shows off more footage from his recent trip to Cuba. There are now regular commercial flights from the US to Cuba as well as cruise ships. Cuba ia a wonderful place for photography and a great place to chase elusive images! To wrap up the podcast, Jim and Fred include a review of the Pulse from Alpine Labs. https://alpinelaboratories.com -just $99. The Pulse is a blue tooth remote camera controller - watch the podcast to see what all it can do!
The dates fior the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout have cahanged to February 24, 25 and 26. More information and registration is at www.thephotoshootout.com - hope to see you there!
November 27th, 2016
Jim just returned from a photography workshop in Cuba, just prior to the recent death of Fidel Castro which occured after this episode was taped. Don't miss the interview with pulitzer prize winning photographer, Essdras Suarez!
In recent news, Adobe is developing technology to easily replace skies in photo images and make them look realistic. DxO has announced a full RAW processing workflow to its iPhone DxO ONE camera. Serif has announced the availability of Affinity Photo for Windows beta which everyone can download right now. GoPro is recalling its Karma drone after a few lost power during flight and is offering a Hero 5 camera to USA owners who return their drone. Canadian filmmakers were caught roaming the thermal area of the Prismatic spring and have pled not-guilty. DJI has released several new UAVs including an upgrade of the Phantom 4.
Jim just returned from Cuba and visited Havana, Cienfuegos and Trinidad. The workshop leader, Essdras Suarez, is a two time Pulitzer prize winning photographer who helped the group with street photography. In addition, Essdras is part of a group that have established a new online method to share photos and a method to improve your photographic skills. The IOS and Android app is Millioneyez and the website is www.millioneyez.com. Check it out and be sure to listen to the interview with Essdras! More coming in upcoming podcasts about Cuba!
Jim also shows off the new Pulse from Alpine Labs and will do a full review in an upcoming podcast. This could make a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer!
Be sure to save the dates March 3-5 for the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout! www.thephotoshootout.com