This week on The Digital Story photography podcast: Top 10 Photo products of 2013; Nimbleosity Report - Hands on with the Olympus FL-300R electronic flash; Photo Help Desk: Exposure tips for mini studio product shots - All of this and more on today's show with Derrick Story.
Story #1 - Favorite products of 2013. It's been a great year for photo related tools. Certainly, however, a few standout as the best. Here are my personal award winners.
- Sony a7R full-frame 36.3 MP Interchangeable digital camera
- Canon EOS 70D 20.2 MP DSLR camera
- Apple iPad mini with Retina display
- Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm f1.8 (Black) Lens
- Lowepro Urban Reporter 150 camera bag
- Fujifilm X20 12 MP digital camera
- Apple iPhone 5S
- Pentax K-3 DSLR 24MP camera
- Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM zoom lens for APS-C DSLRs
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM1 Compact System Camera with 12-32mm silver lens
Story #2 - The Nimbleosity Report (www.thenimblephotographer.com): Hands on with the Olympus FL-300R compact flash. I used flash for the first time to cover my parents 60th wedding anniversary event at my sister's house in Huntington Beach California. Over the course of the day, I did both the bounce flash and direct flash with this little unit. I cover how it performed in the second segment of today show.
Story #3 - From the Photo Help Desk (www.photohelpdesk.com): Exposure tips for mini studio product shots. Collapsible many studios are great for small product shots. But sometimes those bright white backgrounds fool your camera's exposure meter, creating the old gray backgrounds instead of white ones. Here's how to clean things up in the third segment of today show.
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