Show Notes –

The BIG news – New Giveaway!!!!! Photo Safari to Moab, Utah. – Click to enter

In case you missed it- 

We still want you to watch those awesome Trip Reports/Photo tips from Greece

Lightroom Updates – mobile (Android 1.3, iOS 2.0) and desktop (2015.2). Why do android users still have to pay!?!?!?

LG V10 Unboxing – Why am I excited about this new smartphone? Manual Video Control!!!

NOTE- We will be in NYC for Photo Plus and would love to MEET YOU! Join us for an informal evening, drink, walk ?!?! Thursday, October 22nd at 7pm  on the north west corner of 10th AVE and W 45st – Outside “The Pony Bar”

Gear on the table

I have good things to say about the Peak Design SlideLite – more here


How to Photoshop a Landscape Into a Mind-Bending World of Angles

When a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer is Asked for Free Photos…

Polaroid Introduces a New Camera That Takes Instant Inkless Pictures

500px Unveils New Profile, Photo, and Discover Pages

Patent: Lens Tilt Shift Mount Adapter

Sony is spinning off its image sensor business

The year’s best photography from travelers around the world

This startup uses photography to empower women around the world

Reikan Focal 2.0 Final Released

The White house is using the Sony A7RII

Canon EOS 1D X II will hve 4K but no other Canon DSLRS will have 4k at launch in the next 18 months. . .

Recall on the new Nikon 200-500 with AF Issues

Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 is the new Wide Ange Champ on Nikon

Nikon snags some new trademarks to improve their social media sharing options?

Photos from Space

Every Moon Photo Shot by Apollo Astronauts is Now on Flickr


Link to Instagram Winners – (coming soon. . .)



Shooting Fall Foilage- tips and tricks

Shooting fall color:

Shoot at golden hour. That will make the colors in the leaves appear warmer and more intense.

Rainy days are also great for photographing foliage: Rain saturates colors.

Don’t just shoot the foliage itself. Observe how it interacts with its environment. Be it by framing a house or fallen leaves covering a road, moving in the wind. Focusing on how the day feels and trying to capture that helps to convey a story.

Focus on small details. Like the contrast of a Fall leaf on green grass or in a stream.


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 #mondaymorningshare - Were you trying to impress the ladies this week like this green winged teal? Visit to share your favorite photo from the last week and check out all the submissions! It's a great way to get your work seen! * Captured with the Sigma 150-600 C as I wrap up my comparison vs the Tamron 150-600
 Deal Alert - This is an unofficial price drop and probably won't last long! I am working on a video right now about why the 80D #dslr is still my pick for best all around camera at this price point and still a better pick versus the new #canon #77D. The owl photo I posted a few days ago was captured with the #80D at ISO 5000
 Another from last weekend's #owlstravaganza (I am so glad that hashtag exists) I hope to head back here this weekend with my kids to see these Short-eared Owls hanging out and as I mentioned earlier it is a great testing ground for my Sigma 150-600 vs Tamron 150-600 G2 comparison I am working on. * Captured with the Canon 80D and #tamron #150600g2 ISO 5000 (it was darker than it looks)

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