PetaPixel Photography Podcast

PetaPixel Photography Podcast

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Episodes

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. (#)

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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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Ep. 122: The Chicago Cubs Win the World Series and Prove Good Photography Matters - and more  

Episode 122 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Ken Sklute, Canon Explorer of Light

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Canon Explorer of Light, Ken Sklute opens the show. Thanks Ken!

The Chicago Cubs win the World Series, but the images on the front page of the Windy City's two daily newspapers couldn't be more different. (#)

Macphun Luminar is available for pre-order, and it's not only powerful, but a lot of fun to use. (#)

5 photographers compete in NYC for $50,000 in prizes on AdoramaTV's "Top Photographer" with Nigel Barker. (#)

Apple explains why they ditched the SD card slot, but the answer really doesn't make sense. (#)

Adobe adds universal search to Photoshop and underwhelms. (#)

Four men who walked on the Grand Prismatic Spring face jail time and stiff fines. (#)

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Ep. 121: Is Sony Ready to Buy Nikon? - and more  

Episode 121 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Portrait photographer Hannah Couzens

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Portrait photographer Hannah Couzens opens the show. Thanks Hannah!

Will we see Sony buy controlling interest (or more) in Nikon and give Canon a run for their money anytime soon? (#)

Are you wasting your time trying to turn budget clients into higher paying ones? (#)

Yongnuo announces a 100mm f/2 and it appears that an 85mm knockoff is on the way too. (#)

Lume announces it's Life Lite Kickstarter campaign and raises multiples of what it asks for. (#)

Listener Janelle in New Mexico wants to know how to deal with someone who isn't happy with how a shoot is going and decides to take control of it.

Outtakes

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Ep. 120: Microsoft Giveth and Apple Taketh Away - and more!  

Episode 120 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Kevin D. Liles, Photojournalist and President of the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar

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Photojournalist and President of the Atlanta Photojournalism SeminarKevin D. Liles opens the show. Thanks Kevin!

Microsoft takes aim at the Apple iMac 27" 5K Retina with it's 28" Surface Studio along with the Surface Dial. (#)

The new Microsoft Surface Book packs more power and more battery life in the same form factor. (#)

Things TWiP host Frederick Van Johnson and I agree should be in today's cameras, but aren't.

Apple's new MacBook Pro is smaller, lighter and adds a Touch Bar, but ditches the SD card slot and other ports in favor of ones you'll now need dongles for. (#)

Twitter gets set to deprecate Vine...and a warning about putting all your eggs in one basket. (#)

"Afghan Girl" is arrested in Pakistan and Steve McCurry vows to support her. (#)

World Press Photo announces a contest for photographers who tinker with reality to tell a better story. (#)

Outtake

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Ep. 119: Full-Frame Canon Mirrorless Kinda Sorta - and more  

Episode 119 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Fine art and portrait photographer Jessica Drossin

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Fine art and portrait photographer Jessica Drossin opens the show. Thanks Jessica!

Canon is rumored to be working on a full-frame mirrorless system which takes its current EF mount lenses, but there may be an intermediate step in the meantime. (#)

The PLUG aims to give you two wall outlets to power your devices no matter where you are. (#)

Kodak goes retro in one way, but modern in another. (#)

Launch a Kickstarter campaign for a cool device...and maybe it'll get knocked off before yours hits the market. (#)

Sweden bans drones from being flown in public. Is your country next? (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 118: Donald Trump vs. Copyright  

Episode 118 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Advertising and commercial photographer Hamish Campbell

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Advertising and commercial photographer Hamish Campbell opens the show. Thanks Hamish!

A photographer slaps the Trump campaign with a copyright suit. (#)

The important of taking workshops to further your photography skills and what to look out for. (#)

Format comes out tops according to Wise Buyer for portfolio websites. (#)

Listener John in Connecticut wants to know what happens when you dial in exposure compensation versus just changing your shutter speed or aperture.

An ultra wide-angle lens for Micro Four-Thirds cameras that can see behind it is on the horizon. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 117: A New Nikon 70-200 and Tilt-Shift Are Announced  

Episode 117 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Wyman Meinzer, Official Lone Star State Photographer

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Official Lone Star State Photographer Wyman Meinzer opens the show. Thanks Wyman!

Nikon surprises by announcing the incredibly expensive AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR and PC Nikkor 19mm f/4E ED. (#)

Macphun takes aim at Lightroom with Luminar...and a new approach. (#)

A listener tells a friend her photography is good, regrets it, and wants to know what to do now that friends and family have encouraged her to charge for her work.

Flash Porter aims to help you back up a ton of images in the field without the use of a computer. (#)

Amazon Family Vault extends the free, unlimited photo storage of Prime members to their non-member friends as well. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 116: How Fast Is Fast Enough?  

Episode 116 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens

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Photographer Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens opens the show. Thanks Jay P.!

Ridiculously fast media cards may be just a couple of years away, but when is fast enough, fast enough? (#)

Sigma's CEO lays out the three reasons why his company makes cameras even though lenses are what they do best. (#)

A free, smart alternative for upscaling your photos. (#)

5 Day Deal 2016 offers $2,500+ in photography goodness for just $97, helps benefit charity and this podcast as well. (#)

A Canadian photographer is imprisoned in Cuba for flying his drone and tells his tale. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 115: A Mixed Bag Is a Good Bag  

Episode 115 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer, retoucher and digital artist Clinton Lofthouse

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Photographer, retoucher and digital artist Clinton Lofthouse opens the show. Thanks Clinton!

Google ditches yet another service and this time it's one that was quite useful to photographers. (#)

A new web-based service seeks to use AI to tell you if your photos are good or not, but does it actually work? (#)

Listener Bob in Illinois wants to know if his gear should ride in the trunk or his backseat due to temperature. Practical advice is given along with safety concerns are addressed.

An Italian company has a specially-designed Nikon engineered to keep things cool when doing astrophotography. (#)

This Week in Photo (aka "TWiP") has me on for the fourth time. TWiP #486

Photographer Tim Mantoani dies. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 114: Sony Surprises With the a6500 and RX100 V  

Episode 114 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photograher Felix Hernandez

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Photographer Felix Hernandez opens the show. Thanks Felix!

Sony stuns and announces the a6500 just 8 months after releasing the a6300...with in-body image stabilization and more. But is it worth upgrading for? (#)

A photographer's gear is stolen in a church pew just minutes before a couple was to wed. The importance of insurance and personal responsibility is discussed. (#)

Sony announces the RX100 V, further improving this class of camera. (#)

Bowens announces two new solid lighting solutions. (#)

Photoshop Elements turns 15. (#)

Noted Canadian artist and photographer Barbara McClatchie Andrews is killed in Mexico. (#)

NYC-based photographer Christopher Serrano dies while trying to shoot photos from the roof of a moving train. (#)

Outtake

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Ep. 113: Couches in Fields and Other Nonsense  

Episode 113 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Commercial lifestyle and environmental portrait photographer Erik Valind

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NYC-based photographer, author and educator, Erik Valind opens the show. Thanks Erik!

Listener Joe in Delaware wants to know alternatives to the overdone couch in the field, train tracks, etc. shoots and if more giveaways are coming.

MeFOTO announces a new line of tripods with a removable leg that's not a monopod this time around. (#)

Hoya releases a line of Infrared ND filters to help solve color-shift in newer, high resolution sensors. (#)

Facebook helps make it easier for photographers and others to buy and sell locally. (#)

Google releases the Pixel and Pixel XL and DxOMark's tests show it bests the iPhone. (#)

Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans dies in Libya. (#)

Outtake

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Ep. 112: Should You Even Have to Ask?  

Episode 112 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Lisa Bettany, photographer and Camera+ co-founder

In This Episode

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Photographer and Camera+ co-founder Lisa Bettany opens the show. Thanks Lisa!

Should photographers have to ask permission in before photographing someone in public? (#)

Samyang indicates that Canon and Nikon mounts are in the works for their autofocus lenses previously available in Sony E-mount. (#)

Photos and videos posted to Facebook from your smartphone and tablet aren't necessarily in high resolution without this setting. (#)

Laowa unveils one of the most unusual lenses we've ever seen. (#)

Listener Dave Dougdale wants to know how best to focus on swimmers consider they're creating splashes of water that might grab your camera's focus...and a bonus tip for easily lighting dark indoor pools.

Reviewers pan the new DJI Mavic Pro...but apparently don't know how to focus the drone's camera. (#)

 

Outtakes

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Ep. 111: Does Portrait Orientation Have a Future?  

Episode 111 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Headshot and portrait photographer Nechama Leitner

In This Episode

If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.

NYC-based headshot and portrait photographer Nechama Leitner opens the show. Thanks Nechama!

Listener Jack wants to know why portrait orientation seems to be out of favor in recent years...even for portraiture.

Olympus explains image stabilization's theoretical limitation, but is IS becoming less relevant as we get higher and higher usable ISOs? (#)

Instagram now allows you to save posts as a draft so you can create then post when it has a better chance of being seen. (#)

Sigma announces development of lenses for Sony's popular E-mount. (#)

Hensel one-ups Profoto, but with a TTL-free monolight. (#)

DJI announces it's Mavic Pro foldable drone with features the recently-announced GoPro Karma drone doesn't have. (#)

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!”

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