Episode 90 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon announces a replacement to the existing 18-300 DXNikon releases a new short film shot entirely on the D4s Nikon may actually have a replacement shortly for the much loved D300s. It will be called the D9300 and that's all that's known at present Nikon 1 J4 has new sensor, better AF and Wifi Canon has announced a firmware upgrade for the C500 using Intel Iris Pro Graphics Canon announces cine lenses at NAB. 17-120/T2.95 with digital drive handgrip and the HJ18ex7.6B portable HD zoom for broadcast applications Canon has acknowledged an issue with cold weather autofocus problems with the 1Dx and 1Dc Canon acknowledges issue with noisy focus rings on 24-70/2.8 L II USM lenses Canon announces two new compact pro camcorders, the XF205 and XF200 with a 20x optical zoom. Both record in MXF and MP4 and will be available in July Olympus updates firmware on OM-D E-M1 to include anti shock electronic first curtain, to be used at shutter speeds below 1/320 Mockups of the allegedly forthcoming OM-D OM-G are out. Thought this was April Fools but might not be Olympus being sued for $273M by Japanese banks Apple patents a bayonet style lens mount Leica announces a $5K credit towards the Leica S DXOmark says the Sigma 18-200 OS is the best superzoom for your crop sensor Canon Sigma's 50/1.4 ART lens is available and reviews love it best $949 Transcend has announced U3 cards suited for 4K video capture Sony has announced the A7S with 4:2:2 4K video, 12MP great low light, 50MBPS Adobe announces Lightroom Mobile and Lightroom 5.4


Episode 89 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

RED Epic Dragon sets a record on DxOmark with a score of 101Canon #1 in DSLR / ILC sales 11 years in a row Fortune ranks Canon as one of the world's most admired companies Canon updates firmware for the 6D Nikon has issued unsecured straight bonds The D4s is now shipping with limited stock Nikon wins a 14.5M settlement from Sigma for patent infringement around VR Nikon getting into the video training business, but you've seen this content before. Nikon announces the 1 V3, fastest camera on the market and two lenses 70-300/4.5-5.6 and 10-30/3.5-5.6. And a spring loaded lens cap.??? No viewfinder, uses micro SD cards Nikon D4s has issues with some Lexar 400x and 1000x cards Nikon is expected to release the 1 J4 shortly Nikon updates firmware for the D4 Nikon officially announces it will replace defective D600 cameras with a replacement D600 or "equivalent" China has ordered Nikon to stop selling the D600 DxO Optics update adds support to the D4s Rumours start for Nikon D800s Leica will officially announce the T type 701 on April 24th. Interchangeable lens with APS-C sensor between M and X series French fashion brand Colette has a Hello Kitty and a Playboy edition of the Leica C. Hell has now frozen over Fujifilm X-E2 not revolutionary but very positively evolutionary Initial looks at the Fujifilm X-T1 say good camera but the usual fawning and sucking is absent Panasonic announces the Leica DG Summilux 15/1.7 for m43 about $600 Panasonic has announced price and availability for the DMC-GH4. The body will cost $1699 and the bolt on video interface will sell for $1999 Sony has firmware updates for the A7 and A7r on March 19th 500px has put their Prime selling service into play. Photos sell for a flat rate of $250 for unlimited use and the photographer gets 70%. Listings are exclusive Getty and Flickr partnership is over Calumet Photographic files for chapter bankruptcy, closes all US stores NTSB Judge strikes down FAA suit against photographer for using a drone camera. Red Giant is now offering their software on a subscription basis instead of as license purchases Hungarian law now bans photos taken without consent - be careful on your vacation

Episode 88 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon Interview at CP+, China most important emerging market, Americas bad for mirror less, smartphones are opportunity, DSLRs still best in low light, Df is not a failure, 3rd party lenses not a threat, no answer on D300s replacement, 4K video plan exists perhaps in the Nikon 1,Nikon D4s is official, and it's a slightly updated D4. Nikon updates firmware on AW1 Nikon releases new RAW software Capture NX-D Nikon announces the QuickDraw strap developed in conjunction with BlackRapid Nikon has issued a worldwide technical service bulletin offering replacement of the shutter assembly on D600s at no cost and regardless of warranty status Canon initiating share buyback Canon EF-s 24mm STM expected this summer Canon 1Dx dominates World Press Photo List Canon to replace Pixma Pro 1, 10 and 100? Canon updates firmware again for Cine cameras, announces RC-V100 remote control and coming dual pixel AF upgrade for the C300 in May Canon is considering reducing the number of point and shoot cameras in its range. Confirmed that Canon will not make the EOS-M2 available in North America Sigma ART 50/1.4 for Canon coming in April Fuji updates firmware for X series Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 has Fujifilm profiles Leica announces silver version of the X Vario. $2850 Leica to release a 100th Anniversary commerative set with the Leica S only $34,500


Episode 87 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon announces Q3 results, profits up, forecast downgraded, P&S off 40%The D4s has been seen at Sochi, locked in a case at CP+ Nikon rumoured to announce a D2300 and D7200 in May Sigma reveals next gen Quattro DP camera with APS-C Foveon sensor Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now shipping Canon announces the Rebel T5, G1X Mk II Canon announces MR-14EX II ring light Olympus announces development of 7-14/2.8 and 300/4 lenses with ava 2015 Sony announces the a6000 which replaces the NEX-6 24mp aps-c Leica Summicron-C lenses are now shipping US law firm collecting complaints for potential class action suit re dust in the D600

Episode 86 : The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Yong Nuo releases iTTL radio based flash controller for Nikon Nikon updates Capture NX to 2.4.6 to support D3300

Nikon has scheduled a press conference announcement for Feb 11.  Expect the official release of the D4s

Nikon US has confirmed the return of Nikon "lens only" rebates

Nikon released a slew of P&S cameras that won't matter because that marketplace is dead

Hasselblad releases first DSLR, it's a Sony A99 in titanium, for $10K call it unobtainium

Too much money?  $490 for a leather half case for your Leica M

Tamrac has been on the edge lately but this week announced new messenger bags

Canon has announced the patent of a new 70-400 4.5-5.6L IS, looks like a twist but hard to be sure

Canon patents 17-55/3.5-5.6 IS STM EF-S

Canon rumours for CP+ - Rebel priced below the SL1, replacement for the G1x, more P&S for a dead market

Pentax has upgraded the firmware for the K-3

Ricoh promises a CMOS based Pentax 645 at CP+ this week

Ricoh has announced a new HD 1.4x teleconverter

Tamron is building a 16-300 /3.5-6.3 for APS-C sensors and a 28-300/3.5-6.3 for full frame

Panasonic announced the DMC-GH4 m43 camera with 4K video capability, expandable to include SDI and XLR ports


Episode 85 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon replacing D600 with D610 under service.  Nikon releases D3300, 35/18G.  Nikon firmware for Df, D5200, D3200.  Expecting D4s and 1 V3 at CP+.  Update of ViewNX available now.  Fuji has new grips for X-E and X-Pro.  Fuji files new sensor patent with different sized pixels.  Fuji announce X-T1.  Adobe adds perspective warp to Photoshop CC and leaks Lightroom Mobile, great idea, stupid price.  Leica celebrates 100th birthday and plans release of new T series mirrorless in April.  PhaseOne and Hasselblad bring CMOS to medium format.  Gitzo adopts Arca Swiss style plate system.  Olympus releases OM-D E-M10, 25/18 and 14-42 zoom.  Firmware for the OM-D E-M5 updated.  Canon announces financials and nothing of interest at CES.  Canon has filed a patent for 11-24/4.  Zeiss announces a 50/2.8 macro to fit Sony and Fuji.  Sony updates firmware on QX10 and QX1009.

Episode 84 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Tamron announces 150-600/5-6.3.  Leica lens prices go up today.  Fuji announces 10-24/4 OIS for March.  Sinar announces mount for Leica S system.  Apple RAW update adds support for Nikon Df and Sony A7.  Sony updates formware on QX series.  Nikon dumps the SB-400.  Nikon D4 is very scarce, replacement coming?  Nikon drops J3, removes price limit on D3100.  Canon announces patents, likely for EOS-M lenses including 16-120, 18-55, 18-200 all STM

Episode 83 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Sony's RX-10 quite a hit.  Nikon firmware update disables third party batteries and Nikon batteries in third party battery grips.  Canon exec hints at EOS-M3 for second half 2014.  Canon 5D Mk III not working with third party batteries.  Canon releases firmware for the 7D that doesn't matter.  Latest 7D Mk II rumour is that there won't be one.  DxOMark says that the Nikon Df outperforms the Nikon D4 in low light.  Leica releases 6 Summicron C cine lenses.  $97,500 takes the set.  Adobe releases Lightroom 5.3, DNG Converter 5.3 and Adobe Camera Raw 8.3.  Cameras added include Nikon D610, Nikon D5300, Nikon Df, Sony A7/A7r, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 amongst others.

Episode 82 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Canon announces the EOS-M2 but only for Japan.  Canon releases patents for more lenses with built-in teleconverters.  DP Review likes the Nikon AW1, turnaround for the maligned Nikon 1?  Sigma announces some lenses will not autofocus on Nikon Df.  Adobe extends PS/LR deal.  DxO updates software.  CamRanger wireless tripod head.

Episode 81 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Piccure - micro camera shake correction.  Nikon D5300 has focus issues with some Sigma lenses, fix maybe.  Nikon Df shipping.  Nikon stock poor performer in 2013.  Nikon to release Nikon 1 V3 in January.  Google RAW coming to Android.  Fujifilm announces digital magazine for X Series owners, updates X series firmware again.  Canon C300 gets new firmware and wins Asia Silver Award.  Canon to release new non-L primes in 2014 with IS.  Adobe deal on PS/LR for $9.99 / mth ends Dec 2nd.  Leica prices go up Jan 1, 2014.  Leica takes over Sinar.  Leica M240 deisgned by Jony Ive and Mark Newsome sells for $1.8M at auction.  Olympus releases new firmware for the OM-D E-M1.  Roger Cicala writes the Devil's Photography Dictionary.

Episode 80 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon announces the DF, lots of noise, preorders not as strong as expected.  Nikon revenues are down, company drops full year forecast.  Nikon releases new firmware for the D3100, D3200, D5100, D5200 and P7700.  D610 is oil spot free.  Nikon updartes NEF to 1.20.0   Canon to release the SL-1 in white.  Canon releases and then pulls firmware for the C300.   Gordon Laing reviews the Sony A7/A7r.  Fuji releases E lenses firmware updates.  Ricoh announces ultra wide for Q.  Adobe has release candidates for ACR 8.3 and LR 5.3.  Blackmagic updates firmware for Pocket Cinema Camera.  Apple updates RAW converter and patches Aperture.

Episode 79 - The Photo Video Guy Podcast

Nikon DF prue photography November 5.  Nikon testing OX X 10.9 software compatibility.Nikon 18-140 is a good performer according to DP Review.  Canon releases Q3 results, profits and net sales up Y/Y.  Imaging expectations reduced due to drop in P/S sales.  Canon updates the firmware on the 5D Mk III.  Will there be an M2 on Nov 10th?  Next generation 1D in late 2014?  More rumours on 7D Mk II.  Canon 55-250 STM better choice than EF-S 55-250.  Lumia goes RAW on 1020.  DxO Optics Pro 9 released.  Aperture 3.5 has Smugmug support and icloud photo sharing.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 78

Leica releases firmware upgrades for the S, S2 and M.  Nikon releases the D5300.  The D610 us spot free (so far).  Nikon sues Sakar for patent infringement.  Nikon releases the 58/1.4G lens for full frames.  Sigma announces the 24-105/4 ART.  Sony releases the RX-10, the A7 and the A7R and announces new FE lens lineup.  Fuji release the X-E2 and XQ1 and shows some love for the older X100 with new firmware.  Panasonic releases the palm sized Lumix GM-1 MILC and 12-32mm lens.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 77

Awesome food photographer Nicole Young is on The Grid this week on Kelby TV.  Zeiss releases manual focus 55/1.4 OTUS for only $4,000.  Ricoh releases Pentax K3 and weather sealed 55-300/4.5-5.8.  D610 is out and looks like a D600 with minor tweaks.  D5300 won't arrive until January.  Canon patents 35/1.4 L II.  Canon releases alert on LP-E6 battery issues.  Sigma to release a 24-105/4 full frame lens

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 76

Nikon announces the D610 which is a D600 in a new logo.  Nikon updates Capture NX to 2.4.4 and files a patent for an interchangeable sensor.  Canon to release a new 18-300 EF-S and 50/1.4 EF.  Adobe Creative Cloud databased breached, 2.9M accounts stolen.  Adobe releases Photoshop Elements 12.  DxO releases Viewpoint 2.0.  Google+ gets better RAW to JPEG conversion.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 75

Leica confirms flare in 50/2 ASPH.  Fuji unveils X-A1.  Adobe releases ACR 8.2 and Lightroom 5.2   Nikon announces AW-1 and two lenses to use underwater.  D600 and D5100 move off Nikon MAP list.  Canon updates firmware for the EOS-1Dc.  Is an EOS-M2 coming?  Sigma releases new firmware for the 35/1.4 and 17-70/2.8-4 but it might be a trap.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 74

Apple announces new iPhone camera, Phil Schiller disses serious photographers everywhere.  New Apple RAW decoders.  Leica introduces the C aka the Lumix LF-1.  Canon announces changes to CPS for 2014.  Canon intros new large format printers and Premium Pigment inks.  DP Review covers the OM-D E-M1.  Olympus releases 12-40/2.8 ED pro lens.  Sandisk offers 256GB CF card.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 72

Nikon patents variable AA technology.  Nikkor 6mm fisheye only $80K.  Canon moving into security cameras.  Sony releases A3000, 3 E lenses and the NEX-5T.  Ricoh updates Pentax DA lenses with HD coating and releases two flashes.  First look at Canon 70D.

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 71

Nikon D7100 wins EISA.  Nikon updates ViewNX.  Nikon still on track for new DSLRs despite forecast drop.  Canon releases STM version of 55-250, stack of point and shoots and all in one printers.  70D should be in stores in the next week or so.  Voigtlander Nokton 42.5/0.95 now ava.  Garmin enters the POV action camera market.  ASMP says instagram terms are too far reaching.  Kodak bankruptcy plan approved.  Apple RAW update.  Fuji introduces Instax Mini 90

The Photo Video Guy Podcast - Episode 70

Get all Nano lenses and two bodies for $90K.  Nikon drops the TC-14E II.  Magic Lantern dual iso crack now for 5D Mk II and 6D.  Canon wins 3 EISA awards.  Sigma gets great reviews and a new lens.  Lumia 1020 P&S killer.  GX-7 wows reviewers.  Thinktank has new bag line.  Are snapshots dead?