A couple of news items from Canon: Canon has introduced a compact 35mm F2.8 macro lens with a built-in LED ring light and they have introduced a drone that can fly in nasty weather and can see in the dark. The drone is capable of ISO speeds up to 4 million and is intended to be used in disaster relief. Chinese stabilizer company, Gudsen, has introduced a range of powered gimbals aimed at users of compact cameras and medium-sized DSLRs. Gudsen claims it is "the smartest camera stabilization and control system for mirrorless cameras and DSLRs and will set you back $599. Sony is planning to launch sever medium format sensors in the 100-150MP resolution next year. US-based GoPro customers can get a discount on a new HERO5 Black or Session camera when trading in an older HERO model. Existing GoPro owners can receive $100 off a new HERO5 Black, or $50 off a HERO5 Session when they trade in any older GoPro HERO model. This is a limited time offer.
Jim and Fred welcome back photographer Ron Wyatt who recently toured and photographed the Russian Moscow Ballet company. In addition, Ron shares some equpment recommendations and lighting tips. Ron just recently started his own photo tour company and has trips planned to Tanzania, Tuscany, indo-china and many other locations. We recommend you check his website at www.ronwyattphotos.com to see more of his work and information on his upcoming workshops.