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Podcast #66 – Conversation with Jamie Pflughoeft about Pet Photography 8

Podcast #66 – Conversation with Jamie Pflughoeft about Pet Photography

This week Kerry sits down with Jamie Pflughoeft of Cowbelly Pet Photography to discuss…believe it or not…pet photography. You may not realize what a huge market this is, third behind weddings and babies.

Panasonic Launches “Living in HD” contest 1

Panasonic Launches “Living in HD” contest

Bloggers, Video Bloggers, Photographers, Podcasters, and other content creators can enter a chance to become the next Living in HD Insider. Winners get a chance to see Panasonic HD techno-goodies before they hit the...

Podcast #65 – Discussing the new Canon 7D and Nikon D300s with Jeff Sipper and Jason Anderson 16

Podcast #65 – Discussing the new Canon 7D and Nikon D300s with Jeff Sipper and Jason Anderson

Kerry brings in two special guests, Jason Anderson from CanonBlogger.com and the Learning Digital Photography podcast along with Jeff Sipper to talk about the new Canon EOS 7D and the Nikon D300s. Camera Dojo...

Canon Releases EOS 7D – The 50D’s Big Brother 5

Canon Releases EOS 7D – The 50D’s Big Brother

As is typical with new camera releases, the internet has been buzzing for a while with rumors of an alleged 7D with specs all over the place but guess no longer, Canon has announced...

OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard – Is it worth the upgrade? 5

OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard – Is it worth the upgrade?

The latest Macintosh operating system, 10.6 Snow Leopard is finally here and the question for our Mac readers is, should you upgrade. First, let’s talk about what Snow Leopard isn’t before we get into...

15 Photography Books You Shouldn’t Go Without Reading 7

15 Photography Books You Shouldn’t Go Without Reading

There are hundreds if not thousands of photography books available and choosing one can be a daunting task. I asked around for some suggestions and even made some tweets to ask what other people thought and I came up with this list of 17 (will explain in a moment) books you shouldn’t miss.

Podcast #64 – Conversation with Zach and Jody Gray – Running Your Business 5

Podcast #64 – Conversation with Zach and Jody Gray – Running Your Business

This week we have special guest host Maurice Naragon. Maurice is a writer/editor for CameraDojo  and has been on the show before. Right now Maurice is working on a killer rail system project for...

Trek-Tech TrekPod XL Review 1

Trek-Tech TrekPod XL Review

What do you get if you cross a walking stick, a monopod, and a tripod? You get a TrekPod. Think of the TreckPod as the ultimate travel tripod and the XL model is the Ferrari of the TrekPod models being made of lightweight carbon fiber and with the MagMount ball head, weighs in at only 22.5 oz

Podcast #63 – Conversation with Mark Robert Halper – Taking Great Portraits 9

Podcast #63 – Conversation with Mark Robert Halper – Taking Great Portraits

In this episode I talk with Mark Robert Halper and  discusses portrait shooting. During the show we talk about what goes into making a great portrait, working with the subject, lighting, and location issues....

Digium Card Photo Shoot Walkthru 0

Digium Card Photo Shoot Walkthru

Every once in a while a shoot comes up with specific requirements and your job is to figure out how to get the shot that they want. Today I needed to shoot some Digium interface cards for 888VoipStore.com. The challenge was that I wanted to get a vertical shot with a reflection underneath.

Podcast #62 – Conversation with Gavin Seim – Discussing Wall Portraits 10

Podcast #62 – Conversation with Gavin Seim – Discussing Wall Portraits

Gavin Seim has recently been trying out some sales techniques that he picked up at the recent Wall Portrait Conference so Kerry and David wanted to spend some time with him and see how...

Podcast #61 – Kerry and David answer letters from listeners 6

Podcast #61 – Kerry and David answer letters from listeners

It’s time once again to address some of the questions that have come in. We start off with Ramon Carcases’ question about posing different sized people and David throws out some ideas of using...

New Firmware Provides Tethered Shooting on Epson Photoviewers 4

New Firmware Provides Tethered Shooting on Epson Photoviewers

If you use an Epson P6000 or P7000 Photoviewer you can now use your device as a tethered shooting solution for the Nikon D90, D300, D700, D3, D3X and Canon EOS 40D, 50D, 5D Mark II, 1D Mark III and 1Ds Mark III cameras.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Import Workflow 4

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Import Workflow

Mileta Nikoletic (@Mileta on twitter) from Stockholm wrote in to ask how I optimize my import process when using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Basically I do a pretty simple import process using a preset I created to apply the Camera Standard Camera Calibration setting to all images. This gives me a good starting point for working with my images. In this video I show how to create the Camera Standard preset and then apply it to images during import.

Breeze Systems goes Beta with DSLR Remote Pro for Mac 0

Breeze Systems goes Beta with DSLR Remote Pro for Mac

Most of you should know that I am a big fan of Breeze Systems’ DSLR Remote Pro software for tethered shooting. The problem has always been that is was only available for Windows. Now however, Breeze Systems is coming out with a version for Mac users.

EOS 50D Firmware Update Version 1.0.7 0

EOS 50D Firmware Update Version 1.0.7

Canon has released firmware Version 1.0.7 for the EOS 50D DSLR. This new firmware incorporates the following changes: Corrects a phenomenon where captured images may tend to appear somewhat magenta depending on the shooting...