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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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My favorite podcast

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Sharks has a formula that works. Love this show!

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iTunes Ratings

1038 Ratings
Average Ratings
765
163
37
38
35

My favorite podcast

By peanut butter68 - Dec 12 2019
Read more
Sharks has a formula that works. Love this show!

Always the latest

By ThaGlacier - Nov 14 2019
Read more
If you want back to back updates in the photography world, click subscribe!
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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Ep. 178: How The Sony a9 Falls Short - and more

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Featured: Fashion and fine art photographer, Richard Terborg

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.

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

Sponsors: - Get 10% off your order at MeFOTO.com, Tenba.com, KupoGrip.com and StellaProLights.com using code PetaPixel. - First time customers in the US get 25$ off rentals of $50 or more through June 29, 2017 with code PP25 at BorrowLenses.com.

Shout out: - Get $100 off your Out of Chicago registration by May 31, 2017 with code SHARKY at OutOfChicago.com.

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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Rank #2: 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.

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

Oct 19 2017

37mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 75: How NOT to Make Money on Instagram - and more

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Leave a comment in this post, or use our voicemail widget for feedback/questions for the show.

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.

Photojournalist and Around The Lens visual journalism podcast host David J. Murphy opens the show. Thanks David!

A reality tv star makes an embarrassing post to his 16 Million+ followers on Instagram. (#)

The Canon 5D Mark IV seems to be nearly release. Will it have 4K video inside? (#)

Lensbaby to release a rugged waterproof lens for GoPros . (#)

Facebook rejects a photo that a feminist group submitted...but the photo may actually have been misappropriated. (#)

Twitter to make it so images, videos, Twitter handles and more will no longer count against 140-character limit. (#)

A university in the UK comes up with a really bizarre idea. (#)

The RCMP uses photography against Canadian drivers. (#)

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 27 2016

20mins

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Rank #4: Ep. 274: Nikon Steps on the Gas - and more

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Episode 274 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunesGoogle Playemail or RSS!

Featured: Landscape and astrophotographer Matt Smith

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: Landscape and astrophotographer, Matt Smith opens the show. Thanks Matt!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off fine photo paper at IlfordUS.com with offer code PetaPixel20 - Get 20% off the new MeFOTO RoadTrip Classic Leather Edition and more at MeFOTO.com with code PetaPixel20 - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Nikon is reportedly rapidly working on its full-frame mirrorless system. (#)

NVIDIA demonstrates its AI technology with a hit toward the future. (#)

Possibly the end of the road in the monkey selfie case. (#)

Reports that DxO Labs is in receivership. (#)

Casio reportedly to shutter its compact cameras business amid millions in losses. (#)

An incredible look from the surface of a comet. (#)

The loss of a storied photojournalist. (#)

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!”

Apr 27 2018

30mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 82: Hasselblad Set to Make a Bold Move - and more

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Leave a comment in this post, or use our voicemail widget for feedback/questions for the show.

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.

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

Photographer RC Concepcion of FotoPromos opens the show. Thanks RC!

Hasselblad to announce something big on June 22 and the leading rumor is that it'll be a mirrorless medium format body. (#)

Former KelbyOne RC Concepcion and Mia McCormick announce a new education component to Foto Promos. (#)

A sleeper Soviet-era lens is a big, heavy beast, but tack sharp if you get a good copy. (#)

A German man takes Nikon to task over the D500. (#)

Avast releases a solution for all those photos taking up valuable space on iOS devices with a pretty solid solution. (#)

Listener Luis in Mexico City, Mexico wants to know if kit lenses are as bad as "photographers" in the forums make them out to be despite his great success with them.

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 19 2016

24mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 259: Will the Sony a7 III Cause You to Jump Ship? - and more

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Featured: Photographer and educator, Jerry Ghionis

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 educator, Jerry Ghionis opens the show. Thanks Jerry!

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

Stories: Sony introduces the "basic" (not basic) a7 III. (#)

Canon innovates with its 470EX-AI flash. (#)

Sigma announces 9 new Art series lenses for Sony E-mount...2 for Canon, Nikon & Sigma as well. (#)

Canon introduces its M50 APS-C mirrorless body with 4K. (#)

Is Canon's Rebel T7 worth getting over a Rebel T6? (#)

500px is purchased by Visual China Group and spark a mini exodus. (#)

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!”

Mar 04 2018

42mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 174: Did the Camera Industry Finally Hit Bottom? - and more

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Featured: Portrait, advertising and set photographer, Levy Moroshan

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.

Portrait, advertising and set photographer, Levy Moroshan opens the show. Thanks Levy!

Sponsors: - Get 10% off your order at MeFOTO.com, Tenba.com, KupoGrip.com and StellaProLights.com using code PetaPixel. - First time customers in the US get 25$ off rentals of $50 or more through June 29, 2017 with code PP25 at BorrowLenses.com.

Camera industry numbers of Q1 2017 indicated a leveling out and perhaps the bottom has indeed been reached. (#)

Ian Norman cautions against Sony bodies with certain firmware if you're doing astrophotography. (#)

A new wallet to help you make sure you always have SD cards with you and the importance of a card with your camera's settings. (#)

Souvid Datta speaks to TIME about his lack of ethics and sullying of documentary photography. (#)

Capture One Pro 10.1 offers additional reasons to make the leap including benefits of particular interest to Fujifilm shooters. (#)

Lomography announces its Neptune system and crushes the Kickstarter campaign for it in days. (#)

Outtakes

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May 07 2017

34mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 76: Is Steve McCurry's Legacy Imploding? - and more

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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.

Wedding and portrait photography Marius Igas opens the show. Thanks Marius!

Additional altered photos by famed photojournalist Steve McCurry are found, his blog is removed, the NPPA criticizes and the community wonders if McCurry's legacy is tarnished by this or not. (#)

Content-Aware Crop comes to Photoshop CC and works some magic. (#)

A Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art series lens seems to be on the horizon. (#)

Photographer Don Komarechka (yes, the snowflake guy!) calls on Adobe and others to stop stripping valuable metadata from processed RAW files. (#)

Western Digital officially acquires SanDisk making a larger, more powerful storage technology company. (#)

Xiaomi launches an affordable 4K camera drone for the masses. (#)

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 29 2016

22mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 78: This Is Definitely How You DO NOT Photograph Wildlife - and more

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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.

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

Photographer William Barrington-Binns opens the show. Thanks William!

A woman in Yellowstone National Park shows how NOT to photograph wildlife. (#)

A new program uses artificial intelligence to help you more quickly cull your photos and get on with post-production. (#)

Canon's flagship EOS-1D X Mark II doesn't play well with certain Sigma lenses...currently. (#)

A famed hockey photographer's lens drops to the ice during the NHL Stanley Cup Finals and is mistaken for a puck. (#)

Instagram's feed goes algorithmic, cool features useful to photographers are coming and why this is all good. (#)

A woman snags a downed drone, lies to police saying it nearly killed her and the drone owner handles it with class. (#)

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 05 2016

23mins

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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: Ep. 190: Nikon's D820, D850 or DWhatever - and more

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Featured: Photographer, videographer and educator, Susan Roderick

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, videographer and educator, Susan Roderick opens the show. Thanks Susan!

Sponsors: - Get 10% off your order at MeFOTO.comTenba.comKupoGrip.com and StellaProLights.com using code PetaPixel. - First time customers in the US get $25 off rentals of $50 or more through September 29, 2017 with code PP25 at BorrowLenses.com.

Stories: Rumors that Nikon's D810 replacement is coming later this month. (#)

Tamron releases a new 24-70mm f/2.8 with 5 stops of vibration compensation. (#)

Photographers receive a tiny sum for photos licensed by Microsoft for Windows 10 despite a 400+ million installed base. (#)

Rumors heat up of Nikon updating it's 200-400mm f/4 with a 1.4x extender in 2017. (#)

Germany's macodirect announces Rollei Vario Chrome color reversal film. (#)

Moo releases new cards made from recycled t-shirt scraps...and my fail with their RFID cards. (#)

Outtake

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Jul 02 2017

35mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 250: Our 250th Episode! - and more

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Featured: Photographer, author and educator, Scott Kelby

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, author and educator, Scott Kelby opens the show. Thanks Scott!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off at Tenba.com with offer code: PetaPixel2o - 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.

Our 2018 sweepstakes: The PetaPixel Photography Podcast 2018 Sweepstakes! We're giving away a choice of camera + Tamron 24-70mm G2 and a bunch of other great prizes!

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.

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 28 2018

48mins

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Rank #13: Ep. 273: The Photo Community Is Not Shy - and more

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Featured: Lonely Speck's Ian Norman

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: 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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Rank #14: Ep. 70: Is a Sony Mirrorless Medium Format System Coming? - and more

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Leave a comment in this post, or use our voicemail widget for feedback/questions for the show.

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.

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

"Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" author Rena Silverman opens the show. Thanks Rena!

Will we see the rumored Sony mirrorless medium format system at Photokina 2016 in Germany, the a9 sports/action body...or both? (#)

Photographer Thomas Heaton with tips on pricing prints. (#)

Light at the end of the tunnel in the Vivian Maier legal battle. (#)

TIME Magazine names two cameras to their "50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time". (#)

Samyang announces two new lenses for Sony E-mount and they're autofocus! (#)

A Canadian photographer's Kickstarter project seeks to get kids' attention when photographing them. (#)

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 08 2016

23mins

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Rank #15: Ep. 69: David DuChemin Five Years After His Accident - and more

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Leave a comment in this post, or use our voicemail widget for feedback/questions for the show.

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.

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

Photographer and founder of LensCoat, Scott Elowitz opens the show. Thanks Scott!

I talk to photographer David duChemin about the five years since his famous fall off a wall in Pisa, Italy back in 2011.

Interesting details about Canon's Q1 2016 earnings. (#)

The Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery devalues a photographers image of Prince by releasing it without her permission. (#)

Leica releases a camera with no LCD screen, no video capability and no Leica red dot logo...and it's still crazy expensive. (#)

Sony's earnings report shows extremely strong operating income as its Alpha line continues to sell well. (#)

Getty sues Google alleging it's Google Images search encourages piracy and harms content producers. (#)

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May 01 2016

25mins

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Rank #16: Ep. 269: Adorama, Ken Rockwell, and the Internets - and more

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Episode 269 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunesGoogle Playemail or RSS!

Featured: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Chris Orwig

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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: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Chris Orwig, opens the show. Thanks Chris!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off the new Sekonic Flashmate L-308X-U or anything at Sekonic.com with 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: A mistake is made, and photographers let Adorama have it. (#)

Sinclair Broadcast Group pulls its support for NPPA. (#)

Photojournalist Rick Smolan on how tech changed the game. (#)

Insta360 One's firmware is updated with better stabilization and more. (#)

Fujifilm makes it official. (#)

VSCO opens another free studio space for creatives. (#)

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

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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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Apr 09 2018

31mins

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Rank #17: Ep. 276: Nikon Makes It Official - and more

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Featured: Nikon Ambassador Kristin Odom

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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: Nikon Ambassador, Kristin Odom opens the show. Thanks Kristin!

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

Stories: Nikon makes its full-frame mirrorless system debut timeframe official. (#)

A certain photo project that improve your quality of life. (#)

More confusion in the anteater photo contest scandal. (#)

The photography community plays its part in saving a popular blog. (#)

DxO Labs confirms its bankruptcy filing, updates on Nik Collection and PhotoLab. (#)

A famed photojournalist is killed via suicide bomber in Afghanistan. (#)

Outtake

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

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May 04 2018

33mins

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Rank #18: Ep. 284: Telling Filings From Nikon and Canon - and more

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Featured: Portait photographer, Hannah Couzens

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Show Opener:Portrait photographer Hannah Couzens opens the show. Thanks Hannah!

Giveaway: Along with Aputure, we're giving away an Amaran Tri-8c LED light here.

Fundraiser: - 5DayDeal's Complete Video Creators Bundle 2018 ($1,100+) for $99.

Sponsors: - Get 10% off at TetherTools.com with offer code PetaPixel10- Get 20% off at ElinchromUS.com with offer code PetaPixel20 - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Nikon files a trademark which may hint at its future offerings. (#)

A Nikon Ambassador discovers she's purchased counterfeit SanDisk cards on Amazon.com. (#)

Canon patents a brand new lens mount many thinks is for it's upcoming mirrorless system. (#)

Taking an extreme step for less noise in astrophotography. (#)

A citizen okays use of his imagery too all news outlets save for one. (#)

Camera+ 2 is released with significantly more-powerful features. (#)

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

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

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

Jun 06 2018

35mins

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Rank #19: Ep. 286: A Risk Photographers May Not Want to Take - and more

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Featured: Tenba Australia and Spider Holster Ambassador, Hanna Saba

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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:Tenba Australia and Spider Holster Ambassador Hanna Saba opens the show. Thanks Hanna!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off at KupoGrip.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.

My appearance on TWiP on depression and anxiety: Exposing Depression in Photography - TWiP 522

Stories: Shooting in public may or may not be worth the risk in cases like this. (#)

Sony takes the top spot in China and why Canon and Nikon should be concerned. (#)

Zeiss has a major beef with lens maker Samyang. (#)

Samyang announces its 24mm f/2.8. (#)

Kodak teases Ektachrome again, but should it return? (#)

Leica's new flash and commander are dead-ringers at quite the markup. (#)

When a government wants to down your drone and why. (#)

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

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

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

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

Jun 18 2018

33mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 260: Canon's Willing to Watch DSLR Sales Decline - and more

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Featured: Entertainment and advertising photographer, Robby Klein

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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: Entertainment and advertising photographer, Robby Klein opens the show. Thanks Robby!

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

Stories: Why Canon is willing to lose DSLR sales in the future. (#)

Elinchrom introduces its ELB 500TTL. (#)

Canon introduces what appears to be its cheapest DSLR ever. (#)

IKEA LADDA AA batteries may outperform Eneloop Pro batteries. (#)

The Nikon D500 appears to report batteries dead sooner than it could. (#)

Tokina introduces it's 50mm f/1.4 Opera series lens. (#)

ImageBrief shutters. (#)

A Canadian bride attacks her photographer and pays the price. (#)

Outtake

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.

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

Mar 08 2018

38mins

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