PetaPixel Photography Podcast

PetaPixel Photography Podcast

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PetaPixel.com's official podcast.

Episodes

Ep. 170: Do You Take the Shot...or Do You Save a Life? - and more  

Episode 170 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Canadian Nikon Ambassador Michelle Valberg

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Canadian Nikon Ambassador Michelle Valberg opens the show. Thanks Michelle!

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Photojournalist or not, if a news story unfolds before you, to you shoot photos or risk your life to save theirs? (#)

More thoughts on the Sony a9 and its place in the market.

Fujifilm releases two new lenses for its mirrorless medium format system as well an adapter for mounting to a 4x5 view camera. (#)

The Trump White House opens its Flickr page, sans an important learning tool. (#)

Panasonic announces a reasonably-priced compact with advanced features. (#)

Listener Nick in Portland, Oregon wants to know if Adobe will be significantly updating the program soon or if he should jump ship to Capture One or another program.

Canon announces that C-Log is coming to the 5D Mark IV, but at a cost and a roundtrip to the service center. (#)

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.

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Ep. 169: Sony Intros the a9 Sports Body…but Where's the Long Glass? - and more  

Episode 169 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and Tamron Rocky Mountain Region Rep., Marc Morris

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Photographer and Tamron Rocky Mountain Region Rep., Marc Morris opens the show. Thanks Marc!

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Sony announces the long-awaited a9 sports-minded body, but where's the long, fast glass? (#)

Instagram introduces yet another feature which will be insanely useful to photographers. (#)

A photojournalist in Canada finds out what happens when you take your eyes off your gear...and the importance of having the proper insurance. (#)

Sony's truck full of goodies on its way to NAB in Las Vegas gets jacked. (#)

Drone sales take off seeing growth the camera industry envies. (#)

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.

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Ep. 168: Sony Takes the Number Two Spot From Nikon…but Not So Fast Sony! - and more  

Episode 168 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Wedding and portrait photographer Jason Grover

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Wedding and portrait photographer, Jason Grover opens the show. Thanks Jason!

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Sony takes the number two spot from Nikon, but with a serious, qualified asterisk. (#)

National Geographic upsets photographers by posting a photo of a woman on train tracks on its 75 million follower strong Instagram account. Does NatGeo not follow photo news? (#)

Is Ricoh getting set to cut Pentax loose? (#)

Is AI photo critique software completely pointless, or of-value? (#)

The Nubrella aims to keep photographers and their gear dry, but draws a great deal of ridicule. Would you don one? (#)

The Photo Pod personal tent takes things even further in keeping you dry and warmer, but at a steep price. (#)

DJI announces its Phantom 4 Advanced and Phantom 4 Advanced+. (#)

Giveaway: Gaffer Power gaffer tape mega giveaway on Instagram (@LensShark)

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. 167: What the Heck Is up With the Nikon D7500 Frankencamera?!!! - and more  

Episode 167 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and B&H Photography Podcast host, Allan Weitz

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Photographer and B&H Photography Podcast host, Allan Weitz opens the show. Thanks Allan!

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Nikon introduces its D7500 with D500 image quality, but removes a number of features making it a bonafide Frankencamera in my opinion. (#)

Rumors of a Canon 85mm f/1.4L lens coming in the summer of 2017, but how will it stack up to Sigma's and at what price? (#)

Tech journalist Leo Laporte predicts that Apple will stop making computers not long from now.  Is his crystal ball clear or cloudy? (#)

1993 New York City in HD is a surreal look back in a quality we're not used to seeing from that era. If you could view any time period in HD...what would it be? (#)

Giveaway: Gaffer Power gaffer tape mega giveaway on Instagram (@LensShark)

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. 166: Two Peculiar Lenses, a Bland Camera and a Giveaway Oh My! - and more  

Episode 166 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Hasselblad Ambassador, Blair Bunting

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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.

Hasselblad Ambassador Blair Bunting opens the show. Thanks Blair!

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Resource Magazine names us to their list of "16 Podcasts Photographers Should Follow in 2017". (#)

Zeiss announces a smaller and lighter 135mm f/2.8 Batis, but maybe misses the mark with the introduction of it, rather than a 135mm f/2..and at a hefty price nonetheless. (#)

Nikon gets set to release the D7500 with minimal upgrades. Should you hold off and get the D7200 cheaper instead? (#)

Canon releases a new EF-S 35mm f/2.8 macro lens with LED lights. (#)

Western Digital announces it's My Passport SSD for photographers on-the-go. (#)

Listener Ben in Australia asks me if I'd change my answer to the question he asked more than a year ago.

A photojournalist sets up to shoot the moon, but it turns out to be something else altogether. (#)

Giveaway: Enter starting Monday, April 10, 2017 on Instagram (@LensShark)

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. 165: Does Sony Have Designs on Going Medium Format? - and more  

Episode 165 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Profoto Legend of Light, photographer Clay Cook

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Profoto Legend of Light, photographer Clay Cook opens the show. Thanks Clay!

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Does Sony have plans to go mirrorless medium format? (#)

Apple apologizes for the lack of pro-level computers and promises that they're coming. (#)

Why is First Lady Melania Trump's official photo out of focus?  Or is it? (#)

The TODAY Show clearly demonstrates the danger photographers and their clients are in by shooting on train tracks.. (#)

Reports are The New York Times will be paying photographers more. Will others follow? (#)

Magic Lantern releases an update bringing new 4K video modes to the Canon 5D Mark III. (#)

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. 164: Did Kodak Make a Point in a Mean Way? - and more  

Episode 164 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and 2017 Sony Impact Award winner, Jaleel King

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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.

Photographer and 2017 Sony Impact Award winner Jaleel King opens the show. Thanks Jaleel!

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Kodak promotes its Kodak Moments app and printing of photos by freaking people out on the streets of London. (#)

Canon talks of  "new lens technology" and taking "a new type of photo".  But what could that be? (#)

Top advertising photographer Blair Bunting on the mental health of creatives and the overwhelming response he's received. (#)

Adobe teams up with Cornell University to develop technology that applies one photo's style to another, but why isn't Lightroom faster yet? (#)

Hasselblad hires a new "Chief of Strategy", but what direction does the company need to go in? (#)

A report from the UK shows that drone incursions are on the rise and three recent incidents near London's Heathrow Airport came dangerously close. (#)

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. 163: Target Trickery or Just Premature Shenanigans? - and more  

Episode 163 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and digital artist, Erik Johansson

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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.

Photographer and digital artist Erik Johansson opens the show. Thanks Erik!

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Did Target pull a fast one or are people making a big deal about nothing? (#)

Panasonic sets the record straight after article implies it's dismantling its camera division. (#)

Canon may be improving the 4K video crop factor in its 5D Mark IV. (#)

Is Instagram really shadow banning photographers...and a security update you can implement right now. (#)

An adapter allowing Canon EF lenses to be mounted to the Fujifilm GFX mirrorless medium format body emerges. (#)

Dell introduces an 8K monitor, but does anyone really need one? (#)

A company allows for remote flying of drones, but does this jive with FAA regulations? (#)

What you can do to help this show grow.

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. 162: Is Sony Really Keeping the Good Stuff for Itself? - and more  

Episode 162 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Landscape, travel and outdoor photographer Thomas Heaton

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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.

Landscape, travel and outdoor photographer Thomas Heaton, opens the show. Thanks Thomas!

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Is Sony keeping the best sensors for themselves...or not? And, would anyone be surprised if they do? (#)

Fujifilm announces a large number of new features to be rolled out via two firmware updates. (#)

The Trump White House is Flickr-free thus far. (#)

Cactus announces an upcoming firmware update which will maintain TTL and HSS  across a number of camera and flash brands. (#)

A wealth of knowledge is available online from the School of Visual Arts. (#)

Instagram will soon be rolling out additional business features which many photographers can make use of. (#)

Rumors are that Canon will be throwing 5D Mark IV users a bone with C-Log. (#)

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. 161: A Popular Camera Retailer Gets Robbed - and more  

Episode 161 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and Director of Photography, Jackie Roman

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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.

Photographer and Director of Photography, Jackie Roman opens the show. Thanks Jackie!

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Thieves hit Midwest Photo in Columbus, Ohio. (#)

A new rule bans camera, laptops and other electronics in the cabin of planes. (#)

The U.S. Supreme Court is looking for a photographer. (#)

Canon introduces a line of clothing and other swag for the brand loyalists. (#)

Over 400 editions of Soviet Photo magazine is available online...and how to translate them. (#)

A musicians turns the tables on the audience in concert. (#)

One of South Africa's most-famous photographers is convicted of a young woman's murder. (#)

DJI releases a study which shows the usefulness in camera drones at saving lives too. (#)

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. 160: Trey Ratcliff on the Big Switch - and more  

Episode 160 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Paul Gero

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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.

Sony Artisan of Imagery, Paul Gero opens the show. Thanks Paul!

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Photographer Trey Ratcliff publicly ditches Apple...and for good reason. (#)

An update in the already sad death of the young woman who did a photoshoot on train tracks. (#)

Pricing and availability of the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art. (#)

Google makes great strides in JPG compression and thus, file sizes. (#)

Amazingly, molds for the Holga 120N have been found...and they're back in production! (#)

A website emerges which lets you compare lenses side-by-side using Flickr photos. (#)

Perhaps the best use of slow motion in quite a while. (#)

GoPro lays off hundreds of workers, but will they even get their mojo back? (#)

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. 159: How to Act the Fool and Ruin Things for Other Photographers - and more  

Episode 159 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: USA Today photojournalist and Sports Shooter co-founder, Robert Hanashiro

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.

USA Today photojournalist and Sports Shooter co-founder, Robert Hanashiro opens the show. Thanks Robert!

Sponsors:
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A photographer behaves badly at a Ryan Adams concert and complains afterward. (#)

Olympus stops making lenses for a mount many thought was already abandoned. (#)

A foolish person gets their van stuck in the Badwater Basin salt flats, ruining the landscape for years to come. (#)

PhotoPills announces the availability of its app on the Android platform. (#)

Sony announces a pricey, but incredibly cool app available in its PlayMemories store. (#)

Lens maker Veydra gets robbed of approximately $200,000 US in inventory. (#)

DJI takes issue with the FAA's assessment of how heavy a drone has to be before posing a risk to humans and requiring registration. (#)

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. 158: Why It's Foolish to Shoot on Train Tracks - and more  

Episode 158 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Famed photojournalist, Nick Ut

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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.

Famed photojournalist Nick Ut opens the show. Thanks Nick!

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Yet another young person dies while doing a photoshoot on train tracks. (#)

Meyer-Optik announces the 35mm f/2.8 Trioplan 35+ with that unique "soap bubble" bokeh effect. (#)

Fujifilm managers talk about the future of mirrorless and their company. (#)

The "Azure Window" natural landmark is forever destroyed in a storm. (#)

A photojournalist wins in federal court and affirms the press (and public's) right to photograph and otherwise document the actions of police in the US. (#)

NASA photographs a ravioli in space more than 700 million miles away from a distance of 15,000 miles. (#)

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. 157: RIP Popular Photography Magazine - and more  

Episode 157 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: National Park Service photographer Jarob Ortiz

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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.

National Park Service photographer Jarob Ortiz opens the show. Thanks Jarob!

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Popular Photography magazine shutters after 80 years along with its website and that of American Photo. (#)

Sigma's CEO talks about his company's plans for full-frame Sony E-mount lenses and seemingly reveals that these may be developed from the ground up. (#)

Photographer Manny Ortiz is named to Sony's Alpha Imaging Collective. (#)

Broncolor's free lighting section is a goldmine of learning and so is Strobist.com's Lighting 101 & 102 sections. (#)

Flickr seems to have some life in it after all as it adds and interesting machine learning feature. (#)

Lightroom Mobile updates with RAW HDR capabilities and more. (#)

Google Photos adds the ability to white balance your photos already uploaded to its service and becomes more useful. (#)

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. 156: Canon's Thoughts on Mirrorless and More  

Episode 156 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer, author and educator, John Harrington

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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.

Photographer, author and educator, John Harrington opens the show. Thanks John!

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Canon execs speak out out the views on mirrorless and more at the CP+ show in Japan. (#)

CIPA data charted shows the amazing rise of the smartphone and thus, photography. (#)

Gameface Media raises funds, vows to pay its photographers and will be profitable in 2017. (#)

An insider's look at the fate of brick and mortar camera stores...and a very good reason to visit them while they're still around. (#)

The US Copyright Office wants input from photographers and the changes could have ramifications worldwide. (#)

A listener wants to know which camera I'd choose between the two he proposed for a remote body.

A legendary photographer passes away at 92. (#)

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.

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Ep. 155: The State of Today's Camera Industry - and more  

Episode 155 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Automotive photographer, Easton Chang

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Automotive photographer Easton Chang opens the show. Thanks Easton!

Data from the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) reveals interesting info about today's camera industry. (#)

Rumored specs of the upcoming Nikon D7300 plus firmware updates for the D3400 and D5600's SnapBridge issues. (#)

The Godox Witstro Pocket Flash AD200 is a flash that you probably don't want to actually keep in your pocket. (#)

Apple's CEO Tim Cook indicates that the company will soon be showing some love for the creative community that largely built it. (#)

Hasselblad announces 4 new lenses for its X1D mirrorless medium format system. (#)

Nikon celebrates its 100th anniversary with special edition bodies and lenses most can't afford and probably won't use. (#)

The Seattle drone owner who lost control of his drone and knocked a woman unconscious is sentenced. (#)

Outtake

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Ep. 154: Did Nikon Finally See the Writing on the Wall? - and more  

Episode 154 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and educator, Mark Wallace

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Photographer and educator Mark Wallace opens the show. Thanks Mark!

Nikon speaks with the Japanese press and talks about being more aggressive going forward. (#)

Fujifilm UK shocks attendees of an event as they promote their GFX 50s mirrorless medium format body in an interesting way. (#)

Sony introduces a new ultra fast SD card with 299 MB/s write speeds. (#)

The SD Card Association announces the UHS-III spec which is twice as fast as Sony's latest card. (#)

A new feature in Instagram further makes it useful to photographers. (#)

Fly your drone too low to the ground and don't be surprised if an animals knocks it out of the sky. (#)

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Ep. 153: It's Raining Sigma Glass - and more  

Episode 153 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Fashion and portrait photographer Don Mupasi

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Fashion and portrait photographer Don Mupasi opens the show. Thanks Don!

Sigma announces three new lenses in its Art line, including the long-awaited 24-70mm f/2.8. (#)

In addition, Sigma announces a new lens in its Contemporary line, the 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM. (#)

The importance of understanding STF technology and apodization lens elements for creamier bokeh. (#)

In under one minute, every front page of the New York Times shows the rise of photography and the impact of imagery in our lives. (#)

ADOX doubles its film production capacity as film use continues to rise. (#)

Outtakes

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Ep. 152: Taking Stupidity to New Heights in Photography - and more  

Episode 152 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Photographer and digital artist, Nemanja Sekulic

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Photographer and digital artist Nemanja Sekulic opens the show. Thanks Nemanja!

A model, her photographer and videographer, risk their lives and break the law 1,000 feet above Dubai. (#)

VCG finally updates Demotix contributing photographers...13 months later. (#)

A company offers Fujifilm cameras that only shoot in black and white...and $5,000 cheaper than a similar Leica. (#)

A survey of nearly 2,000 photographers reveals the crazy world of photojournalism. (#)

The challenges of underwater photography and the International Underwater Photographer of the Year is announced. (#)

Canon tops the list of cameras used in the 2016 World Press Photo awards. (#)

Outtake

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Ep. 151: Does Nikon Have One Foot in the Grave Now? - and more  

Episode 151 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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Featured: Advertising and fashion photographer, Tim Engle

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Advertising and fashion photographer Tim Engle opens the show. Thanks Tim!

Nikon's previously-announced DL line has been dropped, the company issues a "Notice of Extraordinary Loss" and its stock drops 15%, but does this mean it's getting Kodak'd? (#)

I miss out on a massive opportunity on the other side of the world. (#)

Rumors of two new Sigma lenses on the way. (#)

Canon announces the EOS 77D and Rebel T7i (EOS 800D). (#)

Canon officially announces its EOS M6 body and EVF-DC2 viewfinder. (#)

World Press Photo announces its top photos of the year. (#)

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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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