Essdras Suarez is a former photo journalist and two time Pulitzer prize award winner for his photography. Jim has been fortunate to travel with Essdras to Cuba and Cuenca, Ecuador. Essdras is now leading workshops (when Covid is no longer a deterrent) and is teaching photography. Jim and Fred sit down virtually and discuss photography with Essdras. We highly recommend you check out his website at http://essdras.com/ and consider his future trips, workshops and portfolio reviews as well as online training! Essdras is also affiliated with EMS Photo Adventures - https://emsphotoadventures.com/ and his photo education website, https://essdras.teachable.com/
In recent photo news, Astro Pad has launched a Kickstarter project which will turn your iPad into a secondary wireless display for your PC. Atomos has launched Connect, a $79 tiny USB card that will convert 4k video to 1080p so you can use DSLRs or video cameras as webcams. Facebook now permits creators to remove reposted images on Facebook and Instagram. Disk Drill is a new recovery program that claims to recover 96% to 99% of images and videos from corrupt drives or cards. Freefly Systems has announced a new commercial drone that can carry a payload of up to 3 pounds.
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