"A Visit to the Aquarium" - Photography Podcast 118


Compact cameras can deliver terrific video as well as stills. This week's podcast features a movie I captured at the Tampa Aquarium during an evening event sponsored by Kodak at Imaging USA.

The lights were on in the ray and shark pool, and I got down low with my G9 mounted on a Gorillapod to shoot the activity through the glass. You can hear conversations I have with passer-bys asking about the camera and its abilities.

Monthly Photo Assignment

Empty is this month's photo assignment. Empty spaces, empty containers, empty lives... lots of possibilities for this one. You can read more about how to submit on our Submissions page. Deadline for entry is Feb. 29.

Listen to the Podcast

Now that I've piqued your curiosity, it's time to listen to today's video show titled, "A Visit to the Tampa Aquarium." You can download the podcast here (2:21 minutes). You can also subscribe to the podcast in iTunes

The Digital Story Podcasts are available for direct download from Apple iPhones. I've created a special mobile download page here. Just load the page in Safari, browse the podcast line-up, and click on the one you want to listen to.

Want to share photos and talk with other members in our virtual camera club? Check out our new Flickr Public Group. It's a blast!

Check out what you can do with an $150 underwater housing and a compact point and shoot by taking a look at my underwater gallery from the Caribbean.

Have you looked at the Park by the Numbers Camera Phone Project? If you have a camera phone, you've got to check this out.

Event Calendar

Events! See the TDS Event Calendar for photography workshops, speaking engagements, and trade show appearances.

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I have been waiting for the podcast to show up in iTunes, but it has not. Is there a problem with you feed to iTunes?

Yeah, I don't know what happened with iTunes. I tried all day yesterday to get this video to post there, and it just wouldn't. It's picked up my videos before, so something odd is going on.

I'll continue to investigate and try to get this to appear there. Next week is a regular audio podcast...

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