In recent photo news, the Pholio Kickstarter hard drvie can connect to a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone and will automatically search and backup all images and videos. Irix is introducing a new filter system that is suitable for wide-angle lenses with large front optics. The FAA is now recommending that all airlines ban electronics that contain lithium ion batteries from checked bags. The Pixnetu jacksets on Kickstarter allow you to keep your gear warm and dry. The WiBotic PowerPad is a 3' x 3' landing pad for drones and is also a wireless charger! Macphun is changing their name to Skylum. Watch the podcast for more information on these and other news items!
Alpine Labs has conducted a number of successful campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter including the Radian, Radian II, Pulse and now the Spark! Spark is a camera trigger that will work with a number of camera brands. It can trigger the camera via IR (Infrared), via cable, or from a blue-tooth connected app on your smartphone. Jim and Fred take a first look at the new Spark and plan to do a complete review in the near future.
Coming up next time: how to process light painting images using a stacking technique in Photoshop!