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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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iTunes Ratings

1027 Ratings
Average Ratings
763
163
37
34
30

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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Rank #1: 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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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.

May 07 2017

34mins

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Rank #2: Ep. 70: Is a Sony Mirrorless Medium Format System Coming? - and more

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Here’s episode 70 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. You can also download the MP3 directly and subscribe via iTunes or RSS!

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 #3: 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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Rank #4: Ep. 69: David DuChemin Five Years After His Accident - and more

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Here’s episode 69 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. You can also download the MP3 directly and subscribe via iTunes or RSS!

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. (#)

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 01 2016

25mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 181: The Sony a9 Is Hot! But How Hot? - and more

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Featured: Commercial and documentary photographer, Sam Comen

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.

Commercial and documentary photographer, Sam Comen opens the show. Thanks Sam!

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.

5DayDeal Video Creators Bundle 2017...and giveaway! - The bundle kicks of June 1, 207, but enter to win $10,000 in prizes ASAP!

Documented reports of the Sony a9 overheating, but how widespread is the issue? (#)

Nikon announces three new lenses. (#)

Google announces the end of the popular Nik Collection. (#)

Sony's share of the ILC market as they march toward the #2 spot. (#)

Triggertrap goes open source. (#)

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!”

Jun 01 2017

32mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 296: Canon’s EOS R, the Fujifilm X-T3 and a Whole Lot of Sweet Lenses - and more

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Featured: Zuma Press Editor-at-Large, Jim Colton

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:Zuma Press Editor-at-Large, Jim Colton, opens the show. Thanks Jim!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off at MeFOTO.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get 20% off at XRitePhoto.com with offer code PetaPixel20- Get 14 days FREE then 25% off your fist year of Format at: Format/PetaPixel - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: Canon finally unveils its full-frame mirrorless system with the EOS R. Did they best Nikon? (#)

Four new RF lenses for that Canon EOS R, three adapters and a flash. (#)

Tamron unveils its 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2. (#)

Fujifilm ups its game with the X-T3. (#)

Nikon's D3500 builds on its predecessor with more modern looks and shaves weight. (#)

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!”

Sep 08 2018

48mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 274: Nikon Steps on the Gas - and more

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

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Episode 286 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunesGoogle Playemail or RSS!

Featured: Tenba Australia and Spider Holster Ambassador, Hanna Saba

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: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.

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 18 2018

33mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 285: Photographers…Put Down Your Cameras - and more

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Featured: Wildlife, landscape and travel photographer, Nate Zeman

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:Wildlife, landscape and travel photographer Nate Zeman opens the show. Thanks Nate!

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: How taking photos my affect your memory. (#)

DxO releases Nik Collection 2018. (#)

Canon unveils two new 70-200mm lenses. (#)

Why photographers may want to make an important change with 500px. (#)

Peak Design wants photographers to check this piece of their gear. (#)

Sony releases its RX100 VI with an impressive feature set. (#)

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!”

Jun 11 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: Ep: 223: What You Need to Know About Sony's a7R III - and more

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Featured: A Working Class Project's Rob Bubek

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: A Working Class Project's Rob Bubek opens the show. Thanks Rob!

Sponsors: - Get 20% off your order at ElinchromUS.com using 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 unveils its a7R III, 24-105mm f/4 G OSS and mentions a 400mm f/2.8 G Master. (#)

DxO rescues the Nik Collection from Google's trash bin. (#)

A controversial fashion photographer gets dropped by major fashion mags. (#)

Sigma announces its 16mm f/1.4 DC DN for Sony E and Micro Four-Thirds mounts. (#)

Macphun rebrands as Skylum and talks about Luminar's DAM future. (#)

Adobe unveils impress AI-based tech at its Adobe Max conference. (#)

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 27 2017

35mins

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Rank #11: Ep. 283: Catch This or You’re Getting Sued - and more

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Featured: 5DayDeal co-founder, Griffin Stewart

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:5DayDeal co-founder Griffin Stewart opens the show. Thanks Griffin!

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

Sponsors: - Get 10% off great solutions at TetherTools.com with code PetaPixel10- Get 20% off quality photo paper at IlfordUS.com with code PetaPixel20 - More at LensShark.com/deals.

Stories: What happens when you don't carefully scrutinize photos you upload. (#)

Sony makes a significant advancement in its EVF technology. (#)

One photographer's nearly-disastrous experience with his camera's battery. (#)

Yongnuo announces its 50mm f/1.4 II which breaks with tradition. (#)

Canon exists the film camera business to the surprise of those who thought it had years ago. (#)

When a fool puts others at risk for a better vantage point. (#)

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!”

Jun 02 2018

34mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 230: Fujifilm v. Polaroid - and more

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Featured: Sony Alpha Collective member, Francisco Hernandez

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: Sony Alpha Collective member, Francisco Hernandez opens the show. Thanks Francisco!

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

Stories: Fujifilm and Polaroid spar. (#)

A photographer makes a very public error in judgment. (#)

Kodak loses and seems intent on Kodak'ing itself again. (#)

St. Louis affirms the rights of photojournalists. (#)

Hasselblad's new rental service is announced. (#)

Sony's software for dealing with shifting pixels. (#)

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.

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 19 2017

31mins

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Rank #13: Ep. 179: They Did What Now?!!! - and more

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Featured: Beauty and fashion photographer, Daryna Barykina

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.

Beauty and fashion photographer, Daryna Barykina opens the show. Thanks Daryna!

Sponsors: - Get 10% off your order at MeFOTO.com, Tenba.com, KupoGrip.com and StellaProLights.com using code PetaPixel. - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting free for 30 days by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel

A photographer in Montana sues the RNC for a copyright violation. (#)

A great, but limited, rebate on one of Canon's popular photo printers. (#)

Profoto recalls the batteries in their newly-released B1X monolights. (#)

Photokina announces that it's going yearly to the pleasure of some and chagrin of others. (#)

Microsoft announces an update to its Surface Pro laptop which may lure many away from Apple's MacBook Pro. (#)

Instagram adds yet another useful feature photographers can make use of. (#)

DJI requires drone owners to register or else...and a drone owner in San Diego makes a big mistake. (#)

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!”

May 25 2017

30mins

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Rank #14: 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 #15: 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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Bohus Blahut from Fotodiox opens the show. Thanks Bohus!

Fotodiox releases a Nikon to Sony E adapter with full AF control and more. (#)

Canon tries another experiment and shows the power of printed photography. (#)

US President-elect Donald Trump takes the media to task for choosing double chin photos...and a reality about media coverage. (#)

The copyright lawsuit against Getty Images by photographer Carol M. Highsmith comes to an unfortunate conclusion. (#)

A browser-based solution for searching online reverse image search images for infringement. (#)

Outtake

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Nov 27 2016

26mins

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Rank #16: 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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Rank #17: 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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Rank #18: Ep. 273: The Photo Community Is Not Shy - and more

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Featured: Lonely Speck's Ian Norman

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

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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.

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Apr 22 2018

34mins

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Rank #19: Ep. 242: Predictions for 2018…and Where I Missed in 2017 - and more

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Featured: Photographer Alex Huff

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Show Opener: Photographer Alex Huff opens the show. Thanks Alex!

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Stories: Predictions for 2018 and what didn't quite come true in 2017.

The most-rented items of 2017. (#)

Apple apologizes, educates, drops its price and hopes that's ok. (#)

DxO announces the return of the Nik Collection for 2018. (#)

Joby announces yet another GorillaPod with a twist. (#)

PETA convinces Shutterstock to change its mind. (#)

Instagram rolls out an incredibly unpopular feature. (#)

Outtake

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

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Dec 31 2017

39mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 11: Is Adobe's Apology Enough For You? - and more

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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!

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Oct 12 2015

36mins

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