PetaPixel Photography Podcast

PetaPixel Photography Podcast

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PetaPixel.com's official podcast.

Episodes

Ep. 142: Sports Photographer Brad Mangin’s Mobile Moves - and more  

Episode 142 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Format Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Jessica Bloom

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Format Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Jessica Bloom opens the show. Thanks Jessica!

Sports photography great Brad Mangin earns more with his iPhone than his Canon DSLRs for the first time. (#)

An affordable Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 seems to be in the works. (#)

Lily is officially cancelled, refunds will reportedly be issued...and the San Francisco district attorney's office is suing the company. (#)

VSCO closes their NYC office and photo studio less than 6 months after it being opened. (#)

A Texas congressman blocks a photojournalist from photography protestors during confirmation hearing. (#)

Apple takes away ports, but HyperDrive brings them back in style. (#)

Enter our Atmosphere Aerosol giveaway for your chance to win a full case of 12 cans of this fun, helpful product. Enter at "LensShark" on Instagram.

Outtake

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

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Ep. 141: How NOT to Get Bullied by an Image Thief - and more  

Episode 141 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and Atmosphere Aerosol inventor, Joe Atkins

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Photographer and Atmosphere Aerosol inventor, Joe Atkins opens the show. Thanks Joe!

The owner of a sizable Instagram account harasses a young photographer after being informed he infringed her copyright. (#)

One photography rental marketplace acquires another. (#)

Nikon celebrates its 100th birthday. (#)

Kodak's podcast hints at the possible return of Kodachrome, but another Kodak employee clearly says it's not happening. (#)

Listener Gordon makes a reasonable point about my stance on film classes being required at a NYC college before digital photography classes can be taken.

Most of top 10 items sold during the holiday season in 2016 on Amazon were once again not DSLRs. (#)

Enter our Atmosphere Aerosol giveaway for your chance to win a full case of 12 cans of this fun, helpful product. Enter at "LensShark" on Instagram.

Outtake

Connect With Us

Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 140: Kodak Tries to Make Film Happen...Again - and more  

Episode 140 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Landscape photographer, Alex Noriega

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Landscape photographer Alex Noriega opens the show. Thanks Alex!

Kodak announces its plans to produce Ektachrome color reversal film amid a resurgence in film photography. (#)

Rumors heat up that Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 Art is on its way by Summer 2017. (#)

Panasonic announces its Lumix GH5 with some pretty sweet new features. (#)

If you believe the rumors, DJI is acquiring a majority stake, and thus, control over Hasselblad. (#)

An update on our listener question from Episode 139 where Michael in NYC told us about his college requiring students to take a film photography class before digital photography classes could be taken. On my request, he emailed the head of the department and received a surprising answer.

Outtake

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 139: If You're Going to Expose a Photographer… - and more  

Episode 139 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Entertainment and celebrity photographer Noam Galai

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Entertainment and celebrity photographer Noam Galai opens the show. Thanks Noam!

A woman takes to Facebook to tarnish a photographer's business only to be taken to task by her community. (#)

Wanna know where your focus points are while viewing your photos in Lightroom?  Well, now you can...again.  But there's a twist. (#)

EyeEm's Vision AI picks the "best" photos of 2016, but it seems to seriously favor a certain type and doesn't appreciate a certain rule. (#)

Listener Michael in New York City wants to know if college students should be required to take a film photography class before they can take any other photography class.

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 138: Pointed Photography Predictions For 2017 - and more  

Episode 138 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Astrophotographer Ian Norman from Lonely Speck

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Astrophotographer Ian Norman from Lonely Speck opens the show. Thanks Ian!

Pointed predictions for the photography industry in 2017.

A Magic Lantern breakthrough seems ready to give Canon users lossless 14-bit DNG in-camera. (#)

Pixsy releases its data on image theft in 2016. (#)

Canon releases a set of printers which shun cartridges. (#)

Looking back on the year that was 2016 for the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 137: More Bad Advice From a Popular Publication - and more  

Episode 137 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Lensrentals founder, Roger Cicala

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Lensrentals founder, Roger Cicala opens the show. Thanks Roger!

Brides magazine offers up advice on choosing a photographer with ridiculous suggestions...from a professional photographer. (#)

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong's latest project goes viral getting millions of views...and you might be his next collaborator. (#)

Canadian Football League photographer Johany Jutras' home gets robbed while on vacation losing most of her life's work on a dozen hard drives. (#)

A new device turns your existing DSLR or mirrorless body into a camera capable of shooting 360 degree video. (#)

Outtakes

Connect With Us

Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 136: The 2016 Holiday Grab Bag Episode - and more  

Episode 136 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer, author and educator, Neil van Niekerk

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Photographer, author and educator, Neil van Niekerk opens the show. Thanks Neil!

I've teamed up with thinkTANK and Mindshift Gear to give away a bag from each of them on my Instagram account (LensShark) to celebrate an incredible 2016 for this podcast!

The event that caused the Associated Press to ditch B&W and shoot color forever and set technological advancements in motion. (#)

"Tank Man", the photo by storied photojournalist Jeff Widener which is on the short list of the most-memorable, most-influential photos of all-time. (#)

A filter seeks to cut out light pollution for your night photography, but rather than going in front of your lens, this one goes inside your mirror box and sits in front of your image sensor. (#)

A listener in Israel wants to know if there are any left-handed camera solutions or workarounds for a friend who recently lost his right hand. Michael Bass Designs has potential solutions. (#)

 

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 135: Stronger Rumors a Canon Full-Frame Mirrorless Body Is Coming - and more  

Episode 135 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Wildlife, landscape and travel photographer Nate Zeman

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Wildlife, landscape and travel photographer Nate Zeman opens the show. Thanks Nate!

I've teamed up with thinkTANK and Mindshift Gear to give away a bag from each of them on my Instagram account (LensShark) to celebrate an incredible 2016 for this podcast!

Stronger rumors that Canon may be releasing a full-frame mirrorless body which uses its current EF lenses. But will it be a DSLR body minus the mirror or a new form factor? (#)

A truly iconic image is created amid tragedy. (#)

ZY Optics releases its Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro lens. (#)

Snapchat's owner, Snap, Inc. files its IPO and sees itself as a camera company with a pile of cash ready to spend on emerging technology companies. (#)

Outtake

Connect With Us

Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

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Ep. 134: Many of You Have Fake Gear…and How to Spot It - and more  

Episode 134 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer Matt Granger

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Photographer Matt Granger opens the show. Thanks Matt!

Canon warns of counterfeit lenses, the high percentage of people with fake gear...and what to look for. (#)

Instagram hits new heights, why the social media service can be useful to you...and I've teamed up with thinkTANK and MindShift Gear to give away two bags. (#)

Lonely Speck announces its new filter to help deal with light pollution in night sky photos. (#)

A photographer shooting for The New York Times physically alters a scene, causing them to issue an apology and sparking a debate over journalistic ethics. (#)

Adobe records record profits largely thanks to its subscription model. (#)

Photographers and filmmakers ask camera makers to bring encryption to their cameras. (#)

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Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 133: Benjamin Von Wong, Mermaids and You! - and more  

Episode 133 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer Benjamin Von Wong

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Photographer Benjamin Von Wong opens the show. Thanks Benjamin!

What do mermaids look like on 10,000 plastic bottles? To raise awareness for the pollution caused by plastic bottles in the world's oceans and the 450 years it takes for them to degrade, photographer Benjamin Von Wong brings this to life in a series of stunning photos. (#)

Canon files a patent for lenses with mounts on both ends. (#)

Another series of patents from Canon shows a sensor with its ends curved as well as a sensor that is electronically controlled. (#)

Syrp introduces a cool new variable ND filter with 5 to 10 stops. (#)

Adobe brings Touch Bar support to Photoshop CC, but is it a help or a hinderance after years of doing things without it? (#)

A groom allegedly ignores warnings to ground his drone and injures two of his friends. (#)

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Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 132: Fro, Bohus, Jason Lanier and Eric Rossi…Oh My! - and more  

Episode 132 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Jared Polin (aka "Fro") from FroKnowsPhoto.com

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Jared Polin (aka "Fro") from FroKnowsPhoto.com opens the show. Thanks Jared!

Bohus from Fotodiox comes on the show to talk about the Nikon to Sony AF adapter that Sony Artisan Jason Lanier and popular YouTuber Eric Rossi had recent problems with. (#)

Lightroom CC gets updated with Reference View and other improvements with version 2015.8. (#)

Affinity Photo now does Windows and version 1.5 for both platforms has great new features. (#)

Why brand loyalty maybe shouldn't be a thing. (#)

A victory for copyright takes place in Germany against Facebook. (#)

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Ep. 131: Why It's Perhaps Best to Send Your Camera Away - and more  

Episode 131 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Robin Layton, Nikon Ambassador

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Nikon Ambassador Robin Layton opens the show. Thanks Robin!

Is getting your camera serviced in your home country the best option or not? (#)

Olympus issues a warning for OM-D E-M1 users. (#)

Flickr announces the top 10 cameras and tags used in 2016. (#)

Listener Gavin wants to know RAW vs. JPG and why.

GoPro tries to get a grip as it makes its Karma Grip available. (#)

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 130: Two RAW Photo Editors Get Even Better - and more  

Episode 130 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Gary Hershorn, NYC-based photographer and photo editor

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NYC-based photographer and photo editor Gary Hershorn opens the show. Thanks Gary!

Capture One Pro 10 drops with speed, usability improvements and more. (#)

Luminar gets Touch Bar support along with speed improvements and other use tweaks. (#)

First Kai Wong and now Lok Cheung leaves DigitalRev. (#)

A Canadian photojournalist is denied entry into the United States. (#)

GoPro slips information about cutting its workforce by 15% and other changes into a press release about Hero5 Black sales. (#)

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 129: Big Moves From Two Big Names and more  

Episode 129 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Johany Jutras, official Canadian Football League photographer

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Official Canadian Football League photographer, Johany Jutras opens the show. Thanks Johany!

Kai Wong leaves DigitalRev and goes it alone. (#)

Recent advances in battery technology will mean charging for seconds and getting days worth of power. (#)

Casey Neistat closes his vlog, sells Beme to CNN reportedly for $25 million. (#)

Cokin teams up with Slik to create a retro tripod. (#)

Controversial photographer David Hamilton dies amid controversy. (#)

VLC integrates 360, but is that content compelling? (#)

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 128: A New Nikon to Sony Adapter Brings AF and Other Useful Features - and more  

Episode 128 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Bohus Blahut from Fotodiox

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Bohus Blahut from Fotodiox opens the show. Thanks Bohus!

Fotodiox releases a Nikon to Sony E adapter with full AF control and more. (#)

Canon tries another experiment and shows the power of printed photography. (#)

US President-elect Donald Trump takes the media to task for choosing double chin photos...and a reality about media coverage. (#)

The copyright lawsuit against Getty Images by photographer Carol M. Highsmith comes to an unfortunate conclusion. (#)

A browser-based solution for searching online reverse image search images for infringement. (#)

Outtake

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 127: Top 100 Most Influential Images…or Not So Much? - and more  

Episode 127 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Dennis Walker, Photo Mechanic creator

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Photo Mechanic creator Dennis Walker opens the show. Thanks Dennis!

TIME gathers the top 100 most influential images of all-time...but do you agree with the list? (#)

Is Canon gearing up to release an 85mm f/1.4? (#)

A Kickstarter campaign aims to help you not only bring the right gear with you on a shoot, but make sure it all returns as well. (#)

Blockai can help you protect images you post to Instagram as well as other places online. (#)

GoPro very much wants its Karma drones back and they're willing to make it interesting to get yours back. (#)

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 126: Politics, Religion, and Other Controversial Topics in Photography - and more  

Episode 126 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Eric Rossi, "The Guy With the Eye"

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YouTube's "The Guy With the Eye", Eric Rossi opens the show. Thanks Eric!

A wedding photographer in the UK pens an open letter to Vicars and Priests who are increasingly giving her a hard time as she does what she's been hired to do. (#)

Canon patents a 400mm lens with two built-in extenders which will be more useful to sports, wildlife and other shooters. (#)

US President-elect Donald Trump and family ditch the press pool for dinner and 18 media associations take him to task for it. (#)

Google's RAISR project aims to up-res images with machine learning and could transform how images are viewed and stored. (#)

Listener Tom in Massachusetts wants to know what the heck is up with back button autofocus (aka AF-ON).

Outtakes

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Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

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Ep. 125: Is It Time to Abandon Nikon? - and more  

Episode 125 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Chris Knight, Portrait, fashion and advertising photographer

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Portrait, fashion and advertising photographer Chris Knight opens the show. Thanks Chris!

Listener Jay in Maryland wants to know if Nikon is a sinking ship he should get off of now, or hold tight. Insight into Nikon's numbers, their place in this industry and talk of the future. (#)

Leica pleases dentists and collectors with a red version of its 50mm f/2 and of course it's extremely pricey. (#)

Seagate announces a durable, portable 5TB hard drive to store your data on the go. What's your data backup plan? You do have a plan right? (#)

DJI announces two impressive new drones amid GoPro's recall of the Karma. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 124: More Weird and Minor Updates From Canon and Nikon - and more  

Episode 124 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Bella Kotak, Fine art and fashion photographer

In This Episode

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Fine art and fashion photographer, Bella Kotak opens the show. Thanks Bella!

Canon announces the EOS Rebel T6 is a very color scheme many are not very excited about. (#)

The feature-rich RAW processor Affinity Photo now does Windows. (#)

Nikon announces the D5600 with useful features, but would you upgrade to it from the D5500? (#)

Canon patents a hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder, but will we actually see it? (#)

A photographer in New Zealand gets knocked unconscious by a bully who cowardly scurries away. (#)

A Kickstarter projects aims to make it easier to find your zoom ring, keep it in shape and protect your lens to the extent it can. (#)

Outtakes

Connect With Us

Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

Ep. 123: Nikon to Cut Its Workforce Amid Poor Camera Sales - and more  

Episode 123 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Gordon Laing, CameraLabs

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CameraLabs.com founder and CameraLabs co-host Gordon Laing opens the show. Thanks Gordon!

Nikon announces reducing its workforce by 1,000 employees as camera sales slide and it puts more resources into its more-profitable businesses. (#)

A security guard confronts a listener based on the "professional" looking nature of his gear...and I have a hiding in plain sight solution with includes a #PurpleTripod.

Canon's 6D Mark II may be coming out later than expected with reasonable updates, but no 4K video. Is it relevant in 2017? (#)

Beleaguered action cam pioneer GoPro recalls its Karma drone. (#)

David Beckham uses a photographer's photo without payment nor credit, but can infringement be overlooked in some cases? (#)

The New York Times demonstrates a great use case for 360 degree video. (#)

Outtake

Connect With Us

Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on TwitterInstagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.

We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!

You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

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