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Photo Geek Weekly is a photography news podcast covering the latest in science and technology. Dive into the details with educated opinions on the cutting edge.

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 83 – The Next Generation

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Jeff Harmon chimes in to discuss the latest cameras upcoming from Pentax and Sony, pushing optical limits for new views of the night sky, the grey areas of copyright and when to stop it with the megapixels already. All this and more, thanks to everyone for listening! Story 1: First Look: This is the Upcoming Pentax APS-C Flagship DSLR (via PetaPixel) Related: Sony a9 II has a refined design and more pro-oriented features (via DPReview) Story 2: The world’s largest optical lens has been delivered for a $168M, 3.2-gigapixel telescope camera (via DPReview) Related: Single metalens focuses all colors of the rainbow in one point; opens new possibilities in virtual, augmented reality (via phys.org) Story 3: Is This Plagiarism or Crazy Coincidence in Landscape Photography? (via PetaPixel) Related: The Red Bus – Copyright (via copyrightuser.org) Story 4: Samsung Galaxy S11 Will Boast 108MP Main Camera and 5x Zoom: Report (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Gooseneck arms (Note: These will be available to purchase again in November) Jeff: A “rocket blower” of any brand or size to help keep the dust off of your camera sensor and lenses Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Jeff Harmon: Website, PhotoTaco Podcast, Master Photography Podcast, Facebook, Instagram, Instagram

68 MIN1 w ago
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 83 – The Next Generation

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 82 – Cinematic Decisions

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by recurring guest Allan Attridge to opine on many things related to cinema and videography from cameras to lenses, and where Phase One is going with a departure from the standard medium format body. For a laugh or maybe some serious consideration, we finish with a story about weaponizing your camera, or at least your flash. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Canon C500 Mark II First Look – 6K, Full Frame, Cinema RAW Light, Modular Concept (via Cinema5D) Related: Sony FX9 Announced – Full-Frame, Fast Hybrid Autofocus, Dual ISO Camera (via Cinema5D) Related: Atomos shares info on S1H ProRes Raw update, to offer 16-bit Raw capture with Sony FX9 (via DPReview) Story 2: Nitecore leaps into the world of optics with 5 new full-frame cinema lenses (via DPReview) Related: Samyang’s new XEEN CF Cine Prime full-frame lenses detailed ahead of Q3 launch (via DPReview) Story 3: Phase One announces new XT camera system (via DPReview) Story 4: The Flash as a Self-Defense Weapon (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Convoy S2+ 6W UV LED flashlight Allan: FD-EF lens adapter Bonus: A look at Don’s setup with his pick of the week, imaging some fluorescing diamonds: Visible light: UV Fluorescence: Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Allan Attridge: Website, Two Hosers Podcast, E-Mail, Facebook

74 MINSEP 18
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 82 – Cinematic Decisions

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 81 – TRIMming Photos

On this episode of Photo geek Weekly, Steve Brazill is the perfect guest host to discuss ProGrade memory card “enhancements”, Canon’s latest camera leaks, third part battery innovations and when chain letters emerge on social media. Worth the listen! Story 1: ProGrade launches Refresh Pro, a program for monitoring and ‘refreshing’ your memory cards (via DPReview) Story 2: Canon Australia shares accidental ‘first look’ at EOS M6 Mark II, EOS 90D cameras (via DPReview) Story 3: Nitecore announces ‘world’s first’ smart battery for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras (via DPReview) Story 4: Instagram Says Viral Meme About New Content ‘Rule’ is a Hoax (via PetaPixel) Bonus: The answer to why 23.97 and 29.97 framerates exist! (Standup Maths via YouTube) Bonus: Shout out to The Sound Professionals for their awesome customer service! Picks of the Week: Don: Out of Chicago Photo Conferences and Princeton Photo Workshops Steve: Rode Wireless Go Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Steve Brazill: Podcast: Behind the Shot, Website, Twitter, Instagram, 500px, Facebook

86 MINAUG 25
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 81 – TRIMming Photos

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 80 – Technology and Controversy

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill jumps back into the conversation about the latest pocket cinema camera from Blackmagic, the contoversy of ethics, morality, legality, and the public perception of photography, Adobe’s August update for photographers and ransomware right on your camera. Lots to talk and think about here, thanks as always for listening! Story 1: Blackmagic Design unveils the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (via DPReview) Story 2: This Street Photographer Became the Target of an Online Witch Hunt (via PetaPixel) Story 3: Adobe’s August update adds ‘GPU Accelerated Editing’ to Lightroom Classic, Camera Raw (via DPReview) Story 4: PSA: Canon DSLRs are Vulnerable to Ransomware, Update Yours Now (via PetaPixel) Bonus: Join the Behind the Shot Flickr Group! Interesting things will be happening. Picks of the Week: Don: Hahnemühle Photo Rag Metallic Paper – if you’ve got an interest in a 24″ roll, buy the sample 16.4′ roll, far better value than the full 39′ roll! Steve: DJI Osmo Pocket – and optional accessories extend functionality. Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Steve Brazill: Podcast: Behind the Shot, Website, Twitter, Instagram, 500px, Facebook

81 MINAUG 17
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 80 – Technology and Controversy

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 79 – The Plan to Bounce Back

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, I am joined by none other than Brian Matiash to dig into some geeky photo stories, starting with the state of industry sales and how camera manufacturers are adapting. We carry on with 108MP smartphone images, celebrities/public figures disregarding copyright, and all the way back to World War II for a look at how recon planes were able to take photos at night: flash bombs. A fun episode, thanks for listening! Story 1: Nikon CEO Expects Imaging Business Profits to Grow 80% in Three Years (via PetaPixel) Related: Canon Might Be in Trouble, and It’s Not Just the Nosedive in Sales (via fstoppers) Story 2: Xiaomi and Samsung Tease Upcoming Smartphone with 108MP Image Sensor (via PetaPixel) Story 3: Elon Musk is Blocking People Who Say Photographers Should Be Credited (via PetaPixel) Story 4: Photoflash Bombs Were Once Used to Light Nighttime Aerial Photos (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Max, which I like to use as a sort of “base of operations” to attach a bunch of stuff to either in studio or in the field. Brian: Gnarbox, a really cool tool to backup and transfer your images in the field. Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Brian Matiash: Website, No Name Photo Show (Podcast), Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

66 MINAUG 10
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 79 – The Plan to Bounce Back

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 78 – RED, Small Cameras and Opinions on the Internet

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Jordan Drake joins the conversation for an in-depth discussion about so many things: The future products from RED, the future of the point&shoot space, the future of social media and the future of personal visual augmentation! We’re thinking well beyond the present in this episode, and it’s fun to see where things are going. Thanks for listening! Story 1: Hydrogen Update July 23rd 2019 by Jim Jannard (via H4Vuser.net) Related: KOMODO… by Jarred Land (via REDuser.net) Story 2: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VII: What you need to know (via DPReview) Story 3: Instagram Deletes Dozens of Accounts With Millions of Followers Without Warning (via fstoppers) Related: Instagram users are risking their health for images at Spain’s toxic Monte Neme lake (via DPReview) Related: US senator targets ‘addictive’ social media features with newly proposed SMART Act (via DPReview) Story 4: Scientists Create Contact Lenses That Zoom with Blinks and Looks (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Irix 150mm F/2.8 Dragonfly Macro lens (or, buy in Canada) Jordan: Leica DG Vario 10-25mm F/1.7 for Micro Four Thirds (or, buy in Canada) Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Jordan Drake: DPReview TV, Twitter, Instagram

61 MINAUG 2
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 78 – RED, Small Cameras and Opinions on the Internet

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 77 – The Sleeping Giant

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by Steve Brazill to discuss the new offerings from Sony and Sigma, possible revisions to US Copyright for “small claims”, “drop-in” filters for mirrorless lens adapters and much more. Another great episode, thanks for listening! Story 1: Sony Unveils a7R IV: The World’s First 61MP Full-Frame Camera (via PetaPixel) Story 2: Sigma announces ultra-compact ‘fp’ L-mount camera, teases full-frame Foveon sensor (via DPReview) Story 3: https://petapixel.com/2019/07/19/major-case-act-copyright-legislation-passed-by-senate-judiciary-committee/ (via PetaPixel) Related: Photographer Loses Battle Against Andy Warhol Estate, Judge Says Warhol Surpassed Copyright (via fstoppers) Bonus: Behind the Shot: Copyright for Photographers Story 4: Aurora Aperture launches Adapter Mount Format drop-in filters for mirrorless cameras (via DPReview) Picks of the Week: Don: Meyer Optik Trioplan 100 – either the current version or the new model out in S...

80 MINJUL 24
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 77 – The Sleeping Giant

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 76 – Perfect Elements

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, fellow macro photographer Stewart Wood joins the conversation for a geeky discussion about lenses and theoretically perfect optics, a new way to view light and what happens when someone ELSE uploads your images to a stock photo website to profit off your work. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Goodbye Aberration: Physicist Solves 2,000-Year-Old Optical Problem (via PetaPixel) Story 2: Irix teases its first cine lens, a 150mm T3.0 1:1 Macro lens for EF, Sony E, MFT and PL mounts (via DPReview) Story 3: Scientists create an “eye on reality” camera that sees invisible light (via Big Think) Story 4: Thieves May Be Selling Your Photos on Shutterstock (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Ultra – tabletop tripod that also makes for a great macro light stand! Stewart: Apexel 12x – 24x macro lens for smartphones Bonus: Pre-order Don’s new book, Macro Photography: The Universe at Our Feet now that the Kickstarter has end...

62 MINJUL 16
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 76 – Perfect Elements

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 75 – The Upgrade Path

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Darlene Hildebrandt joins the discussion on a relatively slow news week, but we still have a great time discussing modular camera designs, improvements to very expensive cameras, how quickly the shift the mirrorless is happening and what happens when big manufacturers start using crowdfunding platforms. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Modular 5K Octopus Camera supports swapping in different sensor modules (via DPReview) Story 1: Phase One to introduce multi-frame Raw capture for its IQ4 camera system (via DPReview) Story 1: Nikon to Ditch 1/3 of Its DSLR Lineup in Shift to Mirrorless: Report (via PetaPixel) Story 1: Canon is Crowdfunding a ‘Clippable’ Camera Through Indiegogo (via PetaPixel) Related: Canon IVY REC: Clippable, Go Anywhere Camera (indiegogo) Picks of the Week: Don: x-rite ColorChecker Classic Nano Darlene: LifePixel Infrared Camera Conversions Related: Son Nguyen’s infrared gallery at LifePixel (Darlene’s g...

59 MINJUL 8
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 75 – The Upgrade Path

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 74 – Sensors and Censors

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don Komarechka is joined by the amazing Larry Becker to geek out over sensor technology we haven’t seen before, the state of social media and free speech, new offerings in the medium format realm and a redux of what celebrities think of copyright. A cerebral discussion, and one I’m glad you’re listening to! Story 1: Canon U.S.A. Announces New 120 MP Ultra-High Resolution and 2.7 MP Ultra-High Sensitivity CMOS Sensors (via canonrumors.com) Related: Canon CMOS Sensors for Industrial Vision Story 2: 500px tells photo artist it once praised that his work is no longer welcome on platform (via DPReview) Story 3: Hasselblad updates CFV digital back for V-system film cameras, produces tiny 907X body (via DPReview) Story 4: Gigi Hadid: I Can Use a Photographer’s Photo Because I Smiled (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Kenko extension tubes – turn a non-macro lens into a macro lens, or turn a macro lens up to 11! Larry: Hoodman HoodLoupe plus H...

66 MINJUL 2
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 74 – Sensors and Censors

Latest Episodes

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 83 – The Next Generation

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Jeff Harmon chimes in to discuss the latest cameras upcoming from Pentax and Sony, pushing optical limits for new views of the night sky, the grey areas of copyright and when to stop it with the megapixels already. All this and more, thanks to everyone for listening! Story 1: First Look: This is the Upcoming Pentax APS-C Flagship DSLR (via PetaPixel) Related: Sony a9 II has a refined design and more pro-oriented features (via DPReview) Story 2: The world’s largest optical lens has been delivered for a $168M, 3.2-gigapixel telescope camera (via DPReview) Related: Single metalens focuses all colors of the rainbow in one point; opens new possibilities in virtual, augmented reality (via phys.org) Story 3: Is This Plagiarism or Crazy Coincidence in Landscape Photography? (via PetaPixel) Related: The Red Bus – Copyright (via copyrightuser.org) Story 4: Samsung Galaxy S11 Will Boast 108MP Main Camera and 5x Zoom: Report (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Gooseneck arms (Note: These will be available to purchase again in November) Jeff: A “rocket blower” of any brand or size to help keep the dust off of your camera sensor and lenses Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Jeff Harmon: Website, PhotoTaco Podcast, Master Photography Podcast, Facebook, Instagram, Instagram

68 MIN1 w ago
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 83 – The Next Generation

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 82 – Cinematic Decisions

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by recurring guest Allan Attridge to opine on many things related to cinema and videography from cameras to lenses, and where Phase One is going with a departure from the standard medium format body. For a laugh or maybe some serious consideration, we finish with a story about weaponizing your camera, or at least your flash. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Canon C500 Mark II First Look – 6K, Full Frame, Cinema RAW Light, Modular Concept (via Cinema5D) Related: Sony FX9 Announced – Full-Frame, Fast Hybrid Autofocus, Dual ISO Camera (via Cinema5D) Related: Atomos shares info on S1H ProRes Raw update, to offer 16-bit Raw capture with Sony FX9 (via DPReview) Story 2: Nitecore leaps into the world of optics with 5 new full-frame cinema lenses (via DPReview) Related: Samyang’s new XEEN CF Cine Prime full-frame lenses detailed ahead of Q3 launch (via DPReview) Story 3: Phase One announces new XT camera system (via DPReview) Story 4: The Flash as a Self-Defense Weapon (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Convoy S2+ 6W UV LED flashlight Allan: FD-EF lens adapter Bonus: A look at Don’s setup with his pick of the week, imaging some fluorescing diamonds: Visible light: UV Fluorescence: Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Allan Attridge: Website, Two Hosers Podcast, E-Mail, Facebook

74 MINSEP 18
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 82 – Cinematic Decisions

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 81 – TRIMming Photos

On this episode of Photo geek Weekly, Steve Brazill is the perfect guest host to discuss ProGrade memory card “enhancements”, Canon’s latest camera leaks, third part battery innovations and when chain letters emerge on social media. Worth the listen! Story 1: ProGrade launches Refresh Pro, a program for monitoring and ‘refreshing’ your memory cards (via DPReview) Story 2: Canon Australia shares accidental ‘first look’ at EOS M6 Mark II, EOS 90D cameras (via DPReview) Story 3: Nitecore announces ‘world’s first’ smart battery for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras (via DPReview) Story 4: Instagram Says Viral Meme About New Content ‘Rule’ is a Hoax (via PetaPixel) Bonus: The answer to why 23.97 and 29.97 framerates exist! (Standup Maths via YouTube) Bonus: Shout out to The Sound Professionals for their awesome customer service! Picks of the Week: Don: Out of Chicago Photo Conferences and Princeton Photo Workshops Steve: Rode Wireless Go Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Steve Brazill: Podcast: Behind the Shot, Website, Twitter, Instagram, 500px, Facebook

86 MINAUG 25
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 81 – TRIMming Photos

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 80 – Technology and Controversy

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill jumps back into the conversation about the latest pocket cinema camera from Blackmagic, the contoversy of ethics, morality, legality, and the public perception of photography, Adobe’s August update for photographers and ransomware right on your camera. Lots to talk and think about here, thanks as always for listening! Story 1: Blackmagic Design unveils the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (via DPReview) Story 2: This Street Photographer Became the Target of an Online Witch Hunt (via PetaPixel) Story 3: Adobe’s August update adds ‘GPU Accelerated Editing’ to Lightroom Classic, Camera Raw (via DPReview) Story 4: PSA: Canon DSLRs are Vulnerable to Ransomware, Update Yours Now (via PetaPixel) Bonus: Join the Behind the Shot Flickr Group! Interesting things will be happening. Picks of the Week: Don: Hahnemühle Photo Rag Metallic Paper – if you’ve got an interest in a 24″ roll, buy the sample 16.4′ roll, far better value than the full 39′ roll! Steve: DJI Osmo Pocket – and optional accessories extend functionality. Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Steve Brazill: Podcast: Behind the Shot, Website, Twitter, Instagram, 500px, Facebook

81 MINAUG 17
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 80 – Technology and Controversy

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 79 – The Plan to Bounce Back

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, I am joined by none other than Brian Matiash to dig into some geeky photo stories, starting with the state of industry sales and how camera manufacturers are adapting. We carry on with 108MP smartphone images, celebrities/public figures disregarding copyright, and all the way back to World War II for a look at how recon planes were able to take photos at night: flash bombs. A fun episode, thanks for listening! Story 1: Nikon CEO Expects Imaging Business Profits to Grow 80% in Three Years (via PetaPixel) Related: Canon Might Be in Trouble, and It’s Not Just the Nosedive in Sales (via fstoppers) Story 2: Xiaomi and Samsung Tease Upcoming Smartphone with 108MP Image Sensor (via PetaPixel) Story 3: Elon Musk is Blocking People Who Say Photographers Should Be Credited (via PetaPixel) Story 4: Photoflash Bombs Were Once Used to Light Nighttime Aerial Photos (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Max, which I like to use as a sort of “base of operations” to attach a bunch of stuff to either in studio or in the field. Brian: Gnarbox, a really cool tool to backup and transfer your images in the field. Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Brian Matiash: Website, No Name Photo Show (Podcast), Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

66 MINAUG 10
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 79 – The Plan to Bounce Back

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 78 – RED, Small Cameras and Opinions on the Internet

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Jordan Drake joins the conversation for an in-depth discussion about so many things: The future products from RED, the future of the point&shoot space, the future of social media and the future of personal visual augmentation! We’re thinking well beyond the present in this episode, and it’s fun to see where things are going. Thanks for listening! Story 1: Hydrogen Update July 23rd 2019 by Jim Jannard (via H4Vuser.net) Related: KOMODO… by Jarred Land (via REDuser.net) Story 2: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VII: What you need to know (via DPReview) Story 3: Instagram Deletes Dozens of Accounts With Millions of Followers Without Warning (via fstoppers) Related: Instagram users are risking their health for images at Spain’s toxic Monte Neme lake (via DPReview) Related: US senator targets ‘addictive’ social media features with newly proposed SMART Act (via DPReview) Story 4: Scientists Create Contact Lenses That Zoom with Blinks and Looks (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Irix 150mm F/2.8 Dragonfly Macro lens (or, buy in Canada) Jordan: Leica DG Vario 10-25mm F/1.7 for Micro Four Thirds (or, buy in Canada) Connect with Our Hosts & Guests Don Komarechka: Website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest Jordan Drake: DPReview TV, Twitter, Instagram

61 MINAUG 2
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 78 – RED, Small Cameras and Opinions on the Internet

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 77 – The Sleeping Giant

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by Steve Brazill to discuss the new offerings from Sony and Sigma, possible revisions to US Copyright for “small claims”, “drop-in” filters for mirrorless lens adapters and much more. Another great episode, thanks for listening! Story 1: Sony Unveils a7R IV: The World’s First 61MP Full-Frame Camera (via PetaPixel) Story 2: Sigma announces ultra-compact ‘fp’ L-mount camera, teases full-frame Foveon sensor (via DPReview) Story 3: https://petapixel.com/2019/07/19/major-case-act-copyright-legislation-passed-by-senate-judiciary-committee/ (via PetaPixel) Related: Photographer Loses Battle Against Andy Warhol Estate, Judge Says Warhol Surpassed Copyright (via fstoppers) Bonus: Behind the Shot: Copyright for Photographers Story 4: Aurora Aperture launches Adapter Mount Format drop-in filters for mirrorless cameras (via DPReview) Picks of the Week: Don: Meyer Optik Trioplan 100 – either the current version or the new model out in S...

80 MINJUL 24
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 77 – The Sleeping Giant

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 76 – Perfect Elements

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, fellow macro photographer Stewart Wood joins the conversation for a geeky discussion about lenses and theoretically perfect optics, a new way to view light and what happens when someone ELSE uploads your images to a stock photo website to profit off your work. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Goodbye Aberration: Physicist Solves 2,000-Year-Old Optical Problem (via PetaPixel) Story 2: Irix teases its first cine lens, a 150mm T3.0 1:1 Macro lens for EF, Sony E, MFT and PL mounts (via DPReview) Story 3: Scientists create an “eye on reality” camera that sees invisible light (via Big Think) Story 4: Thieves May Be Selling Your Photos on Shutterstock (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Platypod Ultra – tabletop tripod that also makes for a great macro light stand! Stewart: Apexel 12x – 24x macro lens for smartphones Bonus: Pre-order Don’s new book, Macro Photography: The Universe at Our Feet now that the Kickstarter has end...

62 MINJUL 16
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 76 – Perfect Elements

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 75 – The Upgrade Path

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Darlene Hildebrandt joins the discussion on a relatively slow news week, but we still have a great time discussing modular camera designs, improvements to very expensive cameras, how quickly the shift the mirrorless is happening and what happens when big manufacturers start using crowdfunding platforms. All this and more – thanks for listening! Story 1: Modular 5K Octopus Camera supports swapping in different sensor modules (via DPReview) Story 1: Phase One to introduce multi-frame Raw capture for its IQ4 camera system (via DPReview) Story 1: Nikon to Ditch 1/3 of Its DSLR Lineup in Shift to Mirrorless: Report (via PetaPixel) Story 1: Canon is Crowdfunding a ‘Clippable’ Camera Through Indiegogo (via PetaPixel) Related: Canon IVY REC: Clippable, Go Anywhere Camera (indiegogo) Picks of the Week: Don: x-rite ColorChecker Classic Nano Darlene: LifePixel Infrared Camera Conversions Related: Son Nguyen’s infrared gallery at LifePixel (Darlene’s g...

59 MINJUL 8
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 75 – The Upgrade Path

Photo Geek Weekly Episode 74 – Sensors and Censors

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don Komarechka is joined by the amazing Larry Becker to geek out over sensor technology we haven’t seen before, the state of social media and free speech, new offerings in the medium format realm and a redux of what celebrities think of copyright. A cerebral discussion, and one I’m glad you’re listening to! Story 1: Canon U.S.A. Announces New 120 MP Ultra-High Resolution and 2.7 MP Ultra-High Sensitivity CMOS Sensors (via canonrumors.com) Related: Canon CMOS Sensors for Industrial Vision Story 2: 500px tells photo artist it once praised that his work is no longer welcome on platform (via DPReview) Story 3: Hasselblad updates CFV digital back for V-system film cameras, produces tiny 907X body (via DPReview) Story 4: Gigi Hadid: I Can Use a Photographer’s Photo Because I Smiled (via PetaPixel) Picks of the Week: Don: Kenko extension tubes – turn a non-macro lens into a macro lens, or turn a macro lens up to 11! Larry: Hoodman HoodLoupe plus H...

66 MINJUL 2
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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 74 – Sensors and Censors