This is The Digital Story Podcast #617, Jan. 9, 2018. Today's theme is "Beer and Roaming in Las Vegas." I'm Derrick Story.
The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the few remaining technology events where press still receives the red carpet treatment. We enjoy a well-stocked media center, excellent PR events with substantial refreshments, and lots of access to the stars of the show. And this week I'm going to take you behind the scenes as we junket together at CES.
Beer and Roaming in Las Vegas
I take you behind the scenes for the press day that precedes the opening of CES in Las Vegas.
Panasonic announces Lumix DC-GH5S, an even more video-focused GH5
DP Review reports: The GH5S uses a slightly larger, but lower resolution 12.5MP sensor whose 'multi-aspect' design offers a series of ~10.2MP crops with the same angle of view. It gains the ability to shoot the wider-angle DCI 4K format at up to 60p, whereas the GH5 tops out at 24p. Both cameras can shoot UHD 4K at up to 60p.
The sensor features a "dual gain" design that Panasonic calls "Dual Native ISO." This uses two separate sensor read-out circuits - one that maximizes dynamic range at lower sensitivities, and one that prioritizes noise reduction at a dynamic range cost. Unusually, Panasonic lets you limit its camera to one of these modes.
The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S will be available February 2nd for $2499 body-only.
The 2018 Nimble Classroom Series
The 2018 Nimble Classroom Series begins in February. Here are the first three sessions:
- Layers in Capture One Pro 11 - Feb. 10
- BUILD YOUR DIGITAL DARKROOM WITH PHOTOS - MARCH 10
- Digital Asset Mgmt with Luminar - April 21
You can sign up right now for each of these and reserve your spot. Only 6 participants per class.
Updates and Such
Three new training videos are now posted for our Patreon Inner Circle Members:
- Tips for Importing Images into Photos for macOS
- Using Gradient Masks in Luminar
- Working with Light Adjustments in Capture One Pro
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