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The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work.Subscribe today to stay up to date with what’s going on in the photo industry from one of the-most-listened-to photography podcasts.Join thousands of photographers from around the world who enjoy host Sharky James' twice-weekly photo podcast where you'll have fun, improve your photography and solve those pesky problems you've been having. Leave voicemails, send in your questions and get answers!

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The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work.Subscribe today to stay up to date with what’s going on in the photo industry from one of the-most-listened-to photography podcasts.Join thousands of photographers from around the world who enjoy host Sharky James' twice-weekly photo podcast where you'll have fun, improve your photography and solve those pesky problems you've been having. Leave voicemails, send in your questions and get answers!

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This podcast provides so much information, as an aspiring photographer I obtained so much critical information on gear and influences here. Sharky James really knows his stuff. Thank you sir. 🙏🏻

Always the latest

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iTunes Ratings

1021 Ratings
Average Ratings
761
161
37
34
28

Thankfull

By Haystack Barnes - Nov 20 2019
Read more
This podcast provides so much information, as an aspiring photographer I obtained so much critical information on gear and influences here. Sharky James really knows his stuff. Thank you sir. 🙏🏻

Always the latest

By ThaGlacier - Nov 14 2019
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If you want back to back updates in the photography world, click subscribe!

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The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work.Subscribe today to stay up to date with what’s going on in the photo industry from one of the-most-listened-to photography podcasts.Join thousands of photographers from around the world who enjoy host Sharky James' twice-weekly photo podcast where you'll have fun, improve your photography and solve those pesky problems you've been having. Leave voicemails, send in your questions and get answers!

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

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Featured: Chris Knight, Portrait, fashion and advertising photographer

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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.

Sponsor:  MeFoto. Save 15% off the MeFOTO product of your choice at MeFOTO.com with the code PetaPixel.

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

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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Nov 18 2016

24mins

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Ep. 322: Will Canon and Nikon Catch up to Sony? - and more

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Featured: Photographer, adventurer, and explorer, Jody MacDonald

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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.

Show Opener:Photographer, adventurer, and explorer, Jody MacDonald.  Thanks Jody!

Sponsors: - Build Your Legacy with FUJIFILM - Get 20% off at SaramonicUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Canon and Nikon see imaging division losses. (#)

Your Nikon Z6 and/or Z7 may have won the service advisory lottery. (#)

Canon introduces an 85mm f/1.2 for it's EOS R mirrorless system. (#)

The Sony body that giving Canon and Nikon's mirrorless bodies a beating. (#)

Profoto updates its roundheaded flash along with some new pricing. (#)

B&H wants to save you from paying state sales tax. (#)

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!”

May 21 2019

40mins

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Ep. 309: Nikon and Canon Get Serious - and more

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Featured: Beauty photographer, Tina Eisen

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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.

Show Opener:Beauty photographer, Tina Eisen, opens the show. Thanks Tina!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off at SaramonicUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20 - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Nikon to bring compelling new features via firmware. (#)

Nikon updates its Nikkor Z lens roadmap. (#)

Canon makes a big decision on its EF mount glass for 2019. (#)

ProGrade Digital announces a speedy new card reader. (#)

Olympus teases a new flagship body...and why they're not going full-frame. (#)

Apple appears to be adding another camera. (#)

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!”

Jan 10 2019

40mins

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Ep. 310: Sony Raises Its Bar yet Again - and more

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Featured: Parachūt cofounder, Melissa Niu

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.

Show Opener:Parachūt cofounder, Melissa Niu, opens the show.  Thanks Melissa!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off the Sekonic Flashmate L-308X-U or anything at Sekonic.com with code PetaPixel20 - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Sony announces the a6400 and debuts new features. (#)

Will Canon's next massive megapixel camera be mirrorless-only? (#)

Sony to roll out new features to existing bodies via firmware. (#)

Canon takes the #1 spot. (#)

Lasers could be increasing damaging to your camera. (#)

Flying drones at night and/or over people might be a thing. (#)

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!”

Jan 19 2019

39mins

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Ep. 324: A Little Bit of This, That, and That - and more

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Featured: Fujifilm X and Capture One Pro Ambassador, Jan Gonzales

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.

Show Opener:Fujifilm X and Capture One Pro Ambassador, Jan Gonzales.  Thanks Jan!

Sponsors: - Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Canon's possible ending of the 7D line and what that might mean. (#)

Nik Collection 2 offers more. (#)

Sony even bigger. (#)

Apple releases a beast you don't need. (#)

Microsoft gives love to RAW. (#)

Canon wants you send your lenses in for this. (#)

Panasonic to make 6K a thing. (#)

This app tells you what's what. (#)

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!”

Jun 21 2019

45mins

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Ep. 218: Is the Nikon D850 the Best Ever? - and more

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Featured: Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador, Emma Drabble

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.

Show Opener: Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador, Emma Drabble opens the show. Thanks Emma!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off your order at MeFOTO.com using code PetaPixel20. More at LensShark.com/deals. - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting free for 30 days by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel

Stories: Nikon's D850 takes DxO's top spot...but is it the best ever? (#)

Seagate releases another "biggest and fastest". (#)

More rumors of Canon's upcoming full-frame mirrorless system and a possible timeframe. (#)

A copyright small claims court may become a reality. (#)

Adobe Portfolio now integrates with Lightroom. (#)

Photoshop Elements 2018 is released with some handy features and may be enough for most. (#)

Outtakes

My other podcast with Brian Matiash, the No Name Photo Show.

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!”

Oct 08 2017

31mins

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Ep. 273: The Photo Community Is Not Shy - and more

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Featured: Lonely Speck's Ian Norman

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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.

Show Opener: Lonely Speck's Ian Norman opens the show. Thanks Ian!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off the new MeFOTO RoadTrip Classic Leather Edition and more at MeFOTO.com with code PetaPixel20 - Get 10% off at TetherTools.com with offer code PetaPixel10 - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: A photographer learns what not to make camera bags out of the hard way. (#)

Venus Optics unveils four new Laowa lenses for various mounts. (#)

SmugMug buys Flickr. (#)

A photographer takes issue with a royal photographer. (#)

Meike introduces its 85mm f/1.8 with autofocus. (#)

A wedding photographer disappears with the goods. (#)

GoPro gives it another try. (#)

My other podcast with Brian Matiash, the No Name Photo Show.

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!”

Apr 22 2018

34mins

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

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Featured: Dennis Walker, Photo Mechanic creator

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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.

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

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!”

Nov 24 2016

27mins

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Ep: 221: Adobe's Lightroom Split Personality - and more

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Featured: Photographer and Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Mike Olbinski

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.

Show Opener: Photographer and Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Mike Olbinski opens the show. Thanks Mike!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off your order at PhottixUS.com using code PetaPixel20. More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Adobe finally gives Lightroom a speed boost and forks the road with hints about its future...and what I think they can do to help the cause. (#)

Sigma gains news fans while helping those in a way it didn't need to. (#)

A well-known tripod company expands with a new brand via a Kickstarter campaign. (#)

Canon goes big with its G1 X Mark III. (#)

A drone collides with a commercial airliner in Canada. (#)

Outtake

A reminder about my new show with Brian Matiash, the No Name Photo Show.

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!”

Oct 19 2017

37mins

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Ep. 320: More Free Stuff for Your Camera - and more

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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.

Show Opener:Photographer and digital artist, Erik Johansson.  Thanks Erik!

Sponsors: - Build Your Legacy with FUJIFILM - Get 20% off at XRitePhoto.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: New firmware from Sony brings Eye AF for animals. (#)

Fujifilm improves its Eye AF at further distances and introduces Face Select. (#)

Canon expands Eye AF for its EOS R bodies. (#)

Profoto takes issue with Godox. (#)

ZY Optics announces the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 III. (#)

Sony gets tougher. (#)

Canon's latest DSLR is small, but capable. (#)

Yashica disappoints photographers again. (#)

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!”

Apr 25 2019

44mins

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

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Featured: Bohus Blahut from Fotodiox

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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.

Sponsor:  FreshBooks. Get your FREE 30 day trial at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel and enter PetaPixel in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

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

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!”

Nov 27 2016

26mins

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Ep. 323: Is It Too Big or Just Right? - and more

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Featured: LensRentals and OLAF Optical Testing founder, Roger Cicala

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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.

Show Opener:LensRentals and OLAF Optical Testing founder, Roger Cicala, and Thanks Roger!

Sponsors: - Build Your Legacy with FUJIFILM - Get 20% off at Tenba.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20- 5DayDeal - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Fujifilm unveils the beastly mirrorless medium format GFX100. (#)

5DayDeal's The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2019. (#)

Peak Design reimagines the Travel Tripod. (#)

Sony discounts some of its bodies by up to $1,000 US. (#)

Samyang introduces its 45mm f/1.8. (#)

Nikon brings a long-requested feature via firmware. (#)

SanDisk releases the first 1TB MicroSD card. (#)

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!”

Jun 03 2019

42mins

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Ep. 11: Is Adobe's Apology Enough For You? - and more

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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.

Fashion photographer Lara Jade opens the show.

Adobe apologizes after pushing out a buggy Lightroom 6.2 release. (full story)

Has Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza switched to Sony from Canon? (full story)

DJI announces the 3-axis Osmo for handheld video stabilization. (full story)

500px makes some welcomed changes to its popular website. (full story)

A new company announces the Light L16 with 16 cameras in one body. (full story)

A woman is arrested for foolishly doing a photoshoot on Washington D.C.'s Metro tracks. (full story)

Sony spins off its sensor division amid amazing success in the that business. (full story)

CBS Tweets a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist asking to use his photos for free. (full story)

Voigtlander unveils three new lenses for Sony E-mount. (full story)

Adobe demonstrates Monument Mode during the Adobe Max conference. (full story)

A Hungarian photographer causes a stir with a refugee-themed fashion shoot. (full story)

In Drone News:The FAA proposes the largest fine against a drone operator in history. (full story)

A company teams up with the FAA to help locate drone operators within 5 miles of airports. (full story)

Thank you and 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.

Listener questions needed: Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget or call us at 1-206-333-9308.

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Oct 12 2015

36mins

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Ep. 18: Is Portrait Photographer as Lucrative as Fortune Says? - and more

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In This Episode

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A very enthusiastic Peter Hurley opens the show. THANKS SO MUCH PETER! (See what I did there?)

Fortune magazine says that Portrait Photographer is one of the top 5 best careers for work-at-home parents. (#)

What happens when you tell 6 photographers something different about their subject? Canon knows. (#)

Sony releases powerful firmware for the a7 II giving it 14-bit uncompressed RAW and phase detection autofocus with adapted lenses. (#)

National Geographic slashes 9% of its staff in advance of 21st Century Fox taking the reigns. (#)

Polaroid sues GoPro over it's cube-shaped Session camera. Does camera shape even mater?!!! (#)

Frederick Douglass appears to be the most-photographed man of the 19th century. (#)

The New York Times teams up with Google and distributes 1.3 million Google Cardboard viewers. (#)

Matthew checks in from Poland. Don't you think you should too?  Hint, hint.

Thomas from Madison, Wisconsin in the USA leaves a voicemail via our widget and wants to know if he should stick with the straight-out-of-camera (SOOC) JPG or shoot RAW and convert it to JPG in Apple's Photos app on his Mac.

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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.

Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget or call us at 1-206-333-9308. Alternatively, you can comment below or via social media. But we’d love to play and answer your question on the show!

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!”

Nov 05 2015

25mins

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Ep. 184: How AI Could Change Photography - and more

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Featured: VR/AR expert, author and futurist, Robert Scoble

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VR/AR expert, author and futurist, Robert Scoble of Scobleizer.com opens the show. Thanks Robert!

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What could AI do inside Adobe Photoshop Lightroom?  And Google Photos' implementation. (#)

Triggertrap drops the other shoe making the code for its apps open source. (#)

Sony releases new firmware for that hot new a9 addressing the overheating warning issue as well as releasing updates for a number of other bodies. (#)

Amazon ditches unlimited file storage...with a caveat. (#)

Music photographer Danny Clinch sues Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters for copyright infringement. (#)

Hasselblad severely reduces the price of its H6D-50C...but for how long? (#)

Outtake

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Jun 11 2017

30mins

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Ep. 313: Lenses, Lenses, and More Lenses! - and more

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Featured: Sports Photographer, Johany Jutras

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Show Opener:Sports Photographer, Johany Jutras, opens the show.  Thanks Johany!

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Stories: Fujifilm unveils the X-T30 with compelling new features. (#)

A sweet 16 just dropped for the X Series. (#)

The 6 key lenses for Canon RF-mount that are under development. (#)

Nikon unveils its 24-70mm f/2.8 for it's mirrorless Z system. (#)

500px was hacked.  What you, and 14.8 million others, need to know. (#)

Olympus introduces its 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3. (#)

Time is running out to bring your drone into compliance. (#)

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Feb 21 2019

37mins

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Ep. 250: Our 250th Episode! - and more

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Featured: Photographer, author and educator, Scott Kelby

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Show Opener: Photographer, author and educator, Scott Kelby opens the show. Thanks Scott!

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Stories: Changes coming to the number of images you can copyright at one time. (#)

Vanity Fair makes an embarrassing mistake or two. (#)

A rock star bans smartphones from his concerts for a tech-free experience. (#)

Grumpy Cat's owners win big in their copyright lawsuit. (#)

Twitter employs AI to better-crop your photos. (#)

Jessica Simpson makes a costly error on social media. (#)

My other podcast with Brian Matiash, the No Name Photo Show.

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Jan 28 2018

48mins

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

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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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Dec 01 2016

22mins

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Ep. 178: How The Sony a9 Falls Short - and more

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Featured: Fashion and fine art photographer, Richard Terborg

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Fashion and fine art photographer, Richard Terborg opens the show. Thanks Richard!

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Sony's a9 is an amazingly capable sports body, but it falls short in this area. (#)

A cheeky Olympus UK support rep provided much-appreciated comic relief. (#)

Rumored specs (and speculation) about the coming Nikon D820. (#)

Breakthrough Photography's latest Kickstarter campaign for two new filters is funded many times over. (#)

Google introduces some incredibly useful technology and updates to Google Photos as well. (#)

Outtake

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May 21 2017

28mins

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Ep. 187: What Camera Company Might Be Getting the Axe? - and more

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Featured: What the Duck comic strip creator, Aaron Johnson

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What the Duck comic strip creator, Aaron Johnson opens the show. Thanks Aaron!

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With camera sales being poor, what company may go away or be sold off? (#)

A website seeks to show you the Lightroom settings of others and save them. (#)

DxOMark is high on Sony's hot new a9. (#)

Gitzo releases two tripods to commemorate their 100th year of existence. (#)

What Thom Hogan wants you to know before updating your Mac. (#)

Tony Northrup releases a detailed video for those taking the commercial drone test. (#)

Outtake

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Jun 22 2017

32mins

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Ep. 329: Smaller, Smaller, and More Pro - and more

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Featured: Landscape photographer, Nick Page

 

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Show Opener:Landscape photographer, Nick Page. Thanks Nick!

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Stories: Nikon crops with the Z 50. (#)

Matel and National Geographic finally make this happen. (#)

Canon releases two new RF lenses and one is a bit of a surprise. (#)

Fujifilm's X-Pro3 does things in a new way. (#)

Two photographers are attacked and what could've been done differently. (#)

Canon takes something away only to bring it back. (#)

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Nov 14 2019

46mins

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Ep. 328: Oh Dear! New Gear! - and more!

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Featured: Editorial, fashion, lifestyle and glamour photographer, Nino Batista

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Show Opener:Editorial, fashion, lifestyle and glamour photographer, Nino Batista. Thanks Nino!

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Stories: Fujifilm previews its upcoming X-Pro3 rangefinder. (#)

5DayDeal's Complete Photography Bundle 2019. (#)

Monogram's Creative Console is unveiled. (#)

Fujifilm nixes the 33 for an ultrafast 50. (#)

Lacie gets rugged...and rugged-ish. (#)

Nikon's Nikkor Z 24mm f/1.8 S. (#)

Sigma cuts loose Pentax K-mount. (#)

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Oct 06 2019

39mins

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Ep. 327: Are We Starting to See the End of the DSLR? - and more

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Featured: Portrait photographer, Eli Infante

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Show Opener:Portrait photographer, Eli Infante.  Thanks Eli!

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Stories: Canon's 90D and perhaps the beginning of the end of the DSLR. (#)

Sony hikes of the price of a popular lens. (#)

Canon releases two key lenses in the RF-mount lineup. (#)

Corel announces PaintShop Pro 2020 with AI. (#)

Nikon updates SnapBridge with highly-requested features. (#)

Canon eyes an update of old technology. (#)

A photographer knows his rights, and it nearly costs him. (#)

The FAA reminds the public not to be stupid. (#)

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Sep 04 2019

47mins

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Ep. 326: Nikon This and Canon That - and more

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Featured: Storm chaser, photographer and filmmaker, Ryan Shepard

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Show Opener:Storm chaser, photographer and filmmaker, Ryan Shepard.  Thanks Ryan!

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Stories: Nikon rumored to working on APS-C mirrorless Z bodies and lenses. (#)

AI-powered sky replacement in Skylum Luminar 4. (#)

Nikon announces the NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8 S. (#)

Instagram photographers risk all doing it for the 'gram. (#)

Canon's camera sales slide. (#)

U.S. drone pilots have something to be happy about. (#)

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Aug 10 2019

36mins

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Ep. 325: Is the Sony a7R IV Underwhelming or Not? - and more

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Featured: Photojournalist and author, Steve Simon

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Show Opener:Photojournalist and author, Steve Simon.  Thanks Steve!

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Stories: Sony announces the a7R IV and reaction is mixed. (#)

Tamron's great problem to have. (#)

Canon's new 10x zoom in RF mount. (#)

Sony's long-awaited 35mm f/1.8 is released. (#)

Yongnuo is at it again. (#)

Nikon's D6 and the relevancy of aspirational flagship bodies. (#)

Outtakes

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Jul 20 2019

50mins

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Ep. 324: A Little Bit of This, That, and That - and more

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Featured: Fujifilm X and Capture One Pro Ambassador, Jan Gonzales

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Show Opener:Fujifilm X and Capture One Pro Ambassador, Jan Gonzales.  Thanks Jan!

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Stories: Canon's possible ending of the 7D line and what that might mean. (#)

Nik Collection 2 offers more. (#)

Sony even bigger. (#)

Apple releases a beast you don't need. (#)

Microsoft gives love to RAW. (#)

Canon wants you send your lenses in for this. (#)

Panasonic to make 6K a thing. (#)

This app tells you what's what. (#)

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Jun 21 2019

45mins

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Ep. 323: Is It Too Big or Just Right? - and more

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Featured: LensRentals and OLAF Optical Testing founder, Roger Cicala

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Show Opener:LensRentals and OLAF Optical Testing founder, Roger Cicala, and Thanks Roger!

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Stories: Fujifilm unveils the beastly mirrorless medium format GFX100. (#)

5DayDeal's The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2019. (#)

Peak Design reimagines the Travel Tripod. (#)

Sony discounts some of its bodies by up to $1,000 US. (#)

Samyang introduces its 45mm f/1.8. (#)

Nikon brings a long-requested feature via firmware. (#)

SanDisk releases the first 1TB MicroSD card. (#)

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Jun 03 2019

42mins

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Ep. 322: Will Canon and Nikon Catch up to Sony? - and more

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Featured: Photographer, adventurer, and explorer, Jody MacDonald

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Show Opener:Photographer, adventurer, and explorer, Jody MacDonald.  Thanks Jody!

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Stories: Canon and Nikon see imaging division losses. (#)

Your Nikon Z6 and/or Z7 may have won the service advisory lottery. (#)

Canon introduces an 85mm f/1.2 for it's EOS R mirrorless system. (#)

The Sony body that giving Canon and Nikon's mirrorless bodies a beating. (#)

Profoto updates its roundheaded flash along with some new pricing. (#)

B&H wants to save you from paying state sales tax. (#)

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May 21 2019

40mins

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Ep. 321: Doesn’t Adobe Have Enough Money Already?!!! - and more

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Featured: Maternity and newborn photographer, Diana Robles

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Show Opener:Maternity and newborn photographer, Diana Robles.  Thanks Diana!

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Stories: Adobe considers doubling the cost of its Photography Plan. (#)

Luminar's AI grows up. (#)

Canon once again removes the center pin in a troubling trend. (#)

Eye AF comes to Nikon's full-frame mirrorless bodies. (#)

Tamron's latest zoom for Canon and Nikon. (#)

Aperture will reach EOL...again. (#)

Outtake

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May 08 2019

42mins

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Ep. 320: More Free Stuff for Your Camera - and more

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Featured: Photographer and digital artist, Erik Johansson

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Show Opener:Photographer and digital artist, Erik Johansson.  Thanks Erik!

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Stories: New firmware from Sony brings Eye AF for animals. (#)

Fujifilm improves its Eye AF at further distances and introduces Face Select. (#)

Canon expands Eye AF for its EOS R bodies. (#)

Profoto takes issue with Godox. (#)

ZY Optics announces the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 III. (#)

Sony gets tougher. (#)

Canon's latest DSLR is small, but capable. (#)

Yashica disappoints photographers again. (#)

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Apr 25 2019

44mins

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Ep. 319: Cull. Cull to Your Heart’s Content - and more

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Featured: Photographer, author, and educator, Nicole S. Young (aka Nicolesy)

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Show Opener:Photographer, author, and educator, Nicole S. Young (aka Nicolesy).  Thanks Nicolesy!

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Stories: Culling photos just got even faster than before. (#)

Our weekly Share Your Legacy photo assignments kick off. (#)

Luminar Flex is a thing. (#)

TIPA's best gear of the year. (#)

Sharp joins in on M43 . (#)

The supremes say...no. (#)

Adobe's Content-Aware Fill just got spookier. (#)

Panasonic's G95 wants to do it all. (#)

Ricoh's GR III may have a bit of a wobble. (#)

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Apr 15 2019

44mins

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Ep. 318: This Firmware…Does That - and more

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Featured: LA photographer, Kristen Bautista

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Show Opener:LA photographer, Kristen Bautista, opens the show.  Thanks Kristen!

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Stories: Firmware brings significant updates. (#)

Profoto makes a puck. (#)

Quad Pixel AF lets you shoot both ways. (#)

FUJIFILM revamps its app for good reason. (#)

Where not to shoot and what not to to there. (#)

A photography game that pays to play. (#)

Sony's smallest cam gets better. (#)

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Apr 08 2019

46mins

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Ep. 317: AI Is Coming To Getcha! Or Help. - and more

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Featured: Street and portrait photographer, Jaleel King

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Show Opener:Street and portrait photographer, Jaleel King, opens the show.  Thanks Jaleel!

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Stories: This AI may improve your photography. (#)

LEE makes improvements on filter systems. (#)

Here's how to get your FTZ...for FREE. (#)

Samyang drops an 85mm f/1.4 on us. (#)

A judge's ruling could spell trouble for photographers . (#)

A photographer wins a massive prize and raises questions. (#)

Meike's 85 may (or may not) be worth consideration. (#)

Outtake

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Mar 26 2019

38mins

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Ep. 316: Don’t Mess With Profoto 'Round Here - and more

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Featured: Photographer and Author, Gary Hershorn

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Show Opener:Photographer and Author, Gary Hershorn, opens the show.  Thanks Gary!

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Stories: Premium lighting maker, Profoto, takes on Godox. (#)

CFexpress comes in three sizes. (#)

The costs of being in various camera systems. (#)

Flickr saves Creative Commons photos and debuts In Memoriam status. (#)

Polarr takes more funding and expands its tech offerings. (#)

The $3,000 lens that sadly wasn't...and what's now changing. (#)

Flickr purges the login requirement from a once-great player. (#)

Another way to fry your camera's sensor. (#)

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Mar 18 2019

49mins

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Ep. 315: Combine L, 11 Plus 1 and You Get This - and more

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Featured: Fine Art Photographer, Carrie Lewis

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Show Opener:Fine Art Photographer, Carrie Lewis, opens the show.  Thanks Carrie!

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Stories: Sigma gets real about L...11 times over + 1. (#)

Samyang is first to announce RF-mount lenses. (#)

Sony's new 135mm f/1.8 G Master impresses . (#)

Samyang unveils the world's widest rectilinear prime. (#)

Kipon's new CANIKON is a first. (#)

Does Kodak understand photographers anymore? (#)

FUJIFILM's 30% discount on film...kinda sorta. (#)

Outtake

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Mar 09 2019

36mins

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Ep. 314: Flippin’ Your Lid for No Good Reason - and more

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Featured: USA Today Photojournalist, Jack Gruber

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Show Opener:USA Today Photojournalist, Jack Gruber, opens the show.  Thanks Jack!

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Stories: A woman with more money than sense interrupts a public photoshoot. (#)

Tamron unveils 3 new lenses for DSLRs and mirrorless. (#)

Tetenal is saved and film photography breathes a sigh of relief. (#)

Tokina introduces its 16-28mm f/2.8. (#)

Light and Sony team up to change the game. (#)

Ricoh steps things up with it's GR IIII. (#)

Ross Lowell, inventor of gaffer tape, passes. (#)

Samsung's Galaxy S10 line adds more cameras and a useful mode. (#)

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Mar 02 2019

40mins

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Ep. 313: Lenses, Lenses, and More Lenses! - and more

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Featured: Sports Photographer, Johany Jutras

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Show Opener:Sports Photographer, Johany Jutras, opens the show.  Thanks Johany!

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Stories: Fujifilm unveils the X-T30 with compelling new features. (#)

A sweet 16 just dropped for the X Series. (#)

The 6 key lenses for Canon RF-mount that are under development. (#)

Nikon unveils its 24-70mm f/2.8 for it's mirrorless Z system. (#)

500px was hacked.  What you, and 14.8 million others, need to know. (#)

Olympus introduces its 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3. (#)

Time is running out to bring your drone into compliance. (#)

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Feb 21 2019

37mins

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Ep. 312: New Bodies, New Lenses and Old Kodak - and more

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Featured: Nikon Ambassador, Charmi Peña

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Show Opener:Nikon Ambassador, Charmi Peña, opens the show.  Thanks Charmi!

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Stories: Kodak does it yet again. (#)

Canon unveils its EOS RP before going even smaller. (#)

Panasonic enters the full-frame mirrorless arena with its S1 and S1R. (#)

Bowens just won't die. (#)

Panasonic unveils three new lenses for its new mirrorless system. (#)

Pentax drops a couple of new lenses on us. (#)

This sweet filter will have you seeing red. (#)

Outtake

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Feb 14 2019

48mins

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Ep. 311: M43 Gets Rather Serious - and more

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Featured: Olympus Visionary, Jamie MacDonald

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Show Opener:Olympus Visionary, Jamie MacDonald, opens the show.  Thanks Jamie!

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Stories: Olympus goes bigger with its small sensor and the OM-D E-M1X. (#)

Godox introduces something round for something rectangular. (#)

Canon's honest take on the camera market. (#)

Nikon wins...but who really won? (#)

ON1 Photo RAW 2019 gets a really smart update. (#)

Other sweet gear announcements from Olympus. (#)

DJI takes a hit by a surprising source and loses $150+ million. (#)

Outtake

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Feb 06 2019

44mins

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Ep. 310: Sony Raises Its Bar yet Again - and more

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Featured: Parachūt cofounder, Melissa Niu

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Show Opener:Parachūt cofounder, Melissa Niu, opens the show.  Thanks Melissa!

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Stories: Sony announces the a6400 and debuts new features. (#)

Will Canon's next massive megapixel camera be mirrorless-only? (#)

Sony to roll out new features to existing bodies via firmware. (#)

Canon takes the #1 spot. (#)

Lasers could be increasing damaging to your camera. (#)

Flying drones at night and/or over people might be a thing. (#)

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Jan 19 2019

39mins

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