In Podcast # 27, Jim shares his recent trip to the Lake Wales ridge including Bok Tower, Spook Hill and the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest.  The Fotobug guys also discuss the Stefanie Gordon space shuttle image shot with her iPhone that has raised copyright questions, Twitpics and other services (Facebook?) retain the right to sell and distribute photos uploaded to their services, the new Sigma SD1 has been revealed, Drobo is giving away 100 Drobo backup units, Datacolor has introduced an app that allows the iPad and iPad2 to be color corrected, Nikon is suing Sigma for patent infringement, and Hasselblad has introduced a camera that effectively produces a 200MP image!

Listener Ted sent in a question as to how to curve text around an object in Photoshop and Jim demonstrates how easy it is!

The Shootout is back!  The Black Hills Photo Shootout in Rapid City, South Dakota that is!  Registration is now open and is only $150 for the weekend which includes 4 workshops/seminars.  The Shootout will be held in Rapid City from  September 30th - October 2nd and the featured speaker is David Stoecklein and several workshops will be given by our own Jason Hahn and his partner Les Vorhis.   Jim will be there to interview people for the Fotobug Vodcast, so come out and say hi and join in the fun!

www.bhsu.edu/blackhillsphotoshootout  to register - hurry, workshop space is limited and several have already sold out!

Jim also reveals the first photos of the Fotobug Skycam Tricopter which made it's first (though brief!) maiden flight but stay tuned for more!

Finally, The Photo Caption Contest is over and we want to thank everyone who took time to enter.  The winners will be announced on the Fotobug Facebook page and in the next podcast.  Each winner will receive an Op/tech Rainsleeve set for their cameras courtesy of Outdoor Photo Gear - www.outdoorphotogear.com/116.htm .  Stay tuned for more contests and giveaways!

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