Welcome to Episode number 58! Jim reviews Photorescue and highly recommends the program to recover lost files from corrupt or formatted memory cards. A free trial can be downloaded from http://www.datarescue.com/photorescue/. The program is available for both the Mac and PC platforms.
Also, this is big cat week at the Fotobug. A photographer in Botswana captured a sequence of images of a lioness attacking a crocodile to allow her cubs to cross a river. In addition, Fred captured a sequence of a pair of bobcats that crossed the road at a northern Florida state park.
In the news, Canon releases firmware version 2.0 for the 7D, Triggertrap has updated the software for Triggertrap Mobile, and Canon recognizes a focus problem with their new 40mm pancake lens.
Also in this episode, Jim interviews Barbara Land, and Josias Huanaquiri. Barbara is a professor from the University of Nevada who has been studying the culture and people of the Tahuayo region of the Amazon, and Josias is Jim's guide in the Amazon and will be our primary guide on future workshops to the Amazon. We plan on another trip next May, so keep an eye on www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com for details.
In addition, Jim and Fred will be at the Black Hills Shootout in South Dakotak at the end of September featuring keynote speaker Rick Sammon. Also, Jim and Tim Vollmer will be leading a workshop to Iceland in February to photograph the aurora borealis as well as the landscape and glaciers. To join us on this workshop, go to www.outdoorphotoworkshops.com.