In recent news, Zion National Park clarifies it's tripod ban. Tripods are only banned on certain trails only. Velbon will distribute the Chairpod HY 127 in the United States for $180. The US Copyright office will soon allow images to be uploaded for copyright protection - 750 images for $55. Reuters has been banned from the Olympic Opening Ceremonies due to a photographer who leaked photos. That photographer has been banned from the games. Director Steve Soderbergh is shooting his movie Unsane entirely on the iPhone. For more news and details, watch the podcast!
Jim and Fred interviewed the creator of the Indiegogo project Instamic a few episodes back and now that they have had a chance to use them for several interviews, they are present their opinions. The Instamics will soon be available commercially, but the Pro model can still be purchased on Indiegogo! If you use the video feature on your camera, we can recommend the new Instamic!