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Sep 25, 2015

The GINORMOUS photography news site (it gets 6 million unique visitors a month), has called me to come podcast for them and take this podcast to a new level!

Make sure you look for "PetaPixel Photography Podcast" in iTunes, Stitcher, etc. so you can get the new shows.

You can find the links here as well:

If you like the Lens Shark Photography Podcast, you'll love the new show as it's basically the same, but now we've teamed up with industry-leader PetaPixel and are reaching even more people.

Thank you all for your support and please join us on the new podcast! :)

Sep 11, 2015

Welcome to episode 40!  Consider subscribing if you haven't already.

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00:01:02 - This podcast has been called up to the big leagues and that's no exaggeration. On August 26, 2015 we were contacted by one of the largest photography websites about teaming up and podcasting for them. After hammering out the details, we have agreed to do so.

Stay tuned for a special episode coming days after this one goes live explaining where to find us and full details of this incredible news.

MILLIONS of photographers of all levels will now be able to listen to an even better version of this podcast. Details coming soon!

This will will always remain and the iOS, Android and Windows Phone apps will soon we available so if you'd like to download episodes of this podcast to your phone to save them, you can do that right in the apps.

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In this episode:
00:04:46 - A photographer learns the hard way that if you set your Creative Commons license on Flickr (or anywhere) to allow for commercial use without compensation...that might just happen!

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00:06:16 - DxO Mark give the Sony a7R II it's highest rating of any camera sensor ever tested by them.

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00:08:20 - Tamron releases some cool new lenses. The SP 35mm f/1.8 DI VC USD and the  SP 45mm f/1.8 DI VC USD. They're available on September 29, 2015 in Canon and Nikon mounts.

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This week's listener question:
00:10:29 - Brad in Australia wants to know how to create his online portfolio.

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00:16:09 - Getty Images gets cranky with a German blog which used one of their photos for the "Socially Awkward Penguin" meme.

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00:18:16 - A photo gallery hiding app on smartphones and tablets makes the news.

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00:19:16 - Reports are that the DxO ONE will eject your iPhone quickly causing it to possibly crash to the ground if you're not careful says a reviewer.

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00:21:28 - Kenko Tokina releases its hardened Hoya HD3 UV and Circular Polarizer filters.

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00:25:48 - Olympus releases the OM-D E-M10 II with some cool upgrades.

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00:28:42 - Panasonic releases firmware version 2.3 with V Log L shooting mode with 2 more stops of dynamic range and more as well as its GH4R with unlimited 4K video shooting.

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00:29:39 - A DJ and a wedding photographer tangle raising questions about whether or not a DJ has any business shooting the wedding and promoting themselves with those photos on social media. We discuss the mess that this could be if the DJ distracts subjects the wedding photographer is photographing. Check out the madness here.

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00:42:30 - Panasonic releases more Micro Four Thirds lenses. The Lumix G 25mm f/1.7, the 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6, 45-150mm f/4-5.6 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 all in matte black.

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In Drone News:
00:44:03 - A parent overreacts and accuses an experienced drone pilot and aerial photographer of flying over and near a girls soccer game. Watch the video here.

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00:49:22 - I give my heartfelt thanks for my amazing listeners and give further information about how to find us days from now when the new podcast gets added to iTunes. Please join us in this exciting venture as we reach a much larger audience.

I VERY MUCH need your voicemail questions for the new podcast so please his the "Send Voicemail" tab on or call us at 206-333-9308.

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Free eBook!  –  The Lens Shark Quickstart Guide to Perfect Exposure.

Free camera giveaway coming up!
The winner’s choice of a Nikon D750Canon 7D Mark II or Sony A7s!

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