This week on The Digital Story Photography Podcast: My 5 Favorite Cameras, iOS 8 for Photographers, and Photographing High School Senior Portraits - All of this and more on today's show with Derrick Story.
Story #1 - The Weekly Update: New Photos App in iOS 8 - Apple announced that the Photos app is receiving a complete makeover including sharing images and their edits across all devices. (source: Apple). Plus a host of new smart editing tools and time-lapse capture capability. And if that wasn't fun enough, Apple is introducing a plugin architecture for Photos so 3rd party devs can create new tools for the app.
In other news, Samsung "DITCHtheDSLR" event on June 4, 2014 in Times Square offers a brand new NX30 for those who want to trade in their DSLR. (Source: Imaging-Resource.com).
And finally, iStick: USB Flash Drive with Lightning for iPhone and iPad is open on Kickstarter until June 17, 2014.
Story #2 - My 5 Favorite Cameras - The most common question I get is, "Which camera should I buy?" Here are my current Top 5 and why I like them.
- Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds ($679 body only)
- Fujifilm X-T1 ($1,299 body only)
- Sony DSC-RX100 Mark III ($798 with Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens)
- Canon EOS 70D DSLR ($999 body only)
- Nikon D4s full frame DSLR ($6,496 body only)
Story #3 - The Nimbleosity Report: Auto Camera Backup with Transporter Sync - Now with version 2.2.24 of the iOS app, Connected Data has added automatic Camera Roll backup that is useful. I discuss why in the third segment of today's show.
Story #4 - From the Screening Room - Photographing High School Senior Portraits with Derrick Story. I think anyone who aspires to shoot portraits will enjoy this title, and especially those working with young adults.
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