TWiP #296 – Game of Drones

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Hosts: Frederick Van Johnson, Thomas Hawk and Derrick Story

Episode Overview

This week on TWiP, here’s what’s on tap:

  • Nikon releases the D7100
  • Droneography
  • Flickr is back!
  • And an interview with Aaron Mahler

Thomas Hawk and Derrick Story join Frederick to discuss these topics and lots more on this week’s episode of TWiP.

1. Nikon releases the D7100 (11:30)

2. Droneography (29:40)

3. Flickr is back! (36:00)

Thomas: The Drobo 5D with Thunderbolt

Derrick: The Toshiba FlashAir 8GB SD card with embedded wireless LAN

Frederick: The GoPro Hero 3

1. Derrick Story’s new book “iPad for Digital Photographers”

2. Lite Panels to aid in Hangout lighting

3. Rocket blasters for cleaning lens elements

4. Markus Spiering – Product Manager at Flickr

5. Flickr app mentioned by Thomas

6. Flickr Groups

7. Olympus OM-D and Panasonic GH3 micro 4/3 cameras

8. Gimbal mentioned in Aaron Mahler interview

9. FPV Kits (First Person View) for GoPro Droneography

10. The Phantom Quadcopter – This is what we have been talking about!!

11. Canon CPS Platinum – Canon Pro Services

12. Canon’s 135 f2 – Thomas’ favorite lens

An Interview with Aaron Mahler about “Droneography”

This week, Frederick sits down with TWiP legend Aaron Mahler to talk about drones, photography and the new Phantom Quadcopter. To catch up with Aaron, please visit him at


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Thomas Hawk: blog, google+, twitter

Derrick Story: website, google+, twitter

Frederick Van Johnson: or or Google+


Pre-production by: Patrick Reed

Post production by: Suzanne Llewellyn

Bandwidth provided by: Cachefly

Intro Music by Scott Cannizzaro

Photo Credits: BHPhoto

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