TWiP 484: DJI Strikes Back

Last week GoPro impressed with their new small-sized drone system dubbed Karma. DJI answers this week with a similarly sized drone, with more capability called Mavic. Also, Flickr updates it's homepage and Panasonic reveals details about the successor to their wildly popular GH4 mirrorless camera called, wait for it — the GH5!

Introducing Aurora 2017

Next week, our friends down at Macphun will launch the next version of their amazing HDR processing software Aurora HDR 2017.

TWiP 483: Top Picks from Photokina

Photography’s largest trade show, Photokina kicked off this week in Cologne, Germany with a veritable big-bang of new cameras, lenses, drones and more. This weeks panel shares their favorites from today’s bounty, and a look at some under performers from the show. We also take a look at the Pentax K-1, a camera that DxOMark has rated as the 3rd best camera they’ve ever tested.

TWiP 482: iPhone 7 Arrives

Apple announces the iPhone 7 with an improved camera, putting their substantial weight behind upping the ante when it comes to mobile photography. Plus Google updates Google Photos to enable stabilization of Live Photos and Facebook comes under fire for photo censorship.
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TWiP 481: Photokina Preview

Ahead of Photokina, vendors are polishing up their offerings, and teasing us with the next amazing thing that will make us whip out that credit card. DJI has a new Drone and updates to the Osmo, GoPro is preparing to launch a Drone and new Hero 5, and Garmin takes aim at GoPro by adding voice controls to their action cam.
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TWiP 480: Did Steve Jobs Change Photography?

Steve Jobs will soon be inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame. Smugmug rescues stranded PictureLife customers. And the US Federal Aviation Administration finally rules that commercial drone use is legal.

TWiP 479: Smoke & Mirrors

Rumors are heating up about a new camera that may be coming out of the Canon DSLR machine. Plus GoPro is now shipping its 360 degree Omni VR rig and VSCO opens a free-to-use studio in New York City.

TWiP 478: The Rise & Fall of Brooks Institute

In this interview, I sit down with Jeffrey Burke, a former Chairman of the Board at the Brooks Institute of Photography to discuss the impact of it's closure, what’s next for the students, faculty and the for-profit education industry in general.

TWiP 477 – Embrace & Extend

Instagram Stories imitates Snapchat Stories. A photographer sues Getty Images for $1B after being billed for her own photo. Plus a cool new tech that can print holograms with regular InkJet printers.
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TWiP 476: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

This week we discuss Nikon's announcement of their brand new 105mm f1.4 portrait lens. Plus Fujifilm updates their Instax portable printer and Microsoft releases a new app photo called PIX loaded with artificial intelligence

TWiP 475: Did You Yahoo?

Verizon buys Yahoo! for $4.83B. In this episode we discuss this latest page in silicon valley drama, and what this might mean for one of Yahoo’s most prized properties — Flickr. Plus, are digital displays coming to Canon lenses and confessions of an anonymous Victoria's Secret retoucher.

TWiP 474: The Devolution of Craft

There's a new app to colorize your B&W photos but do these automated apps devolve the craft of photography? Plus Apple gets a patent to disable the camera in the iPhone and DJI introduces an updated GEO fencing system.

TWiP 473: Fujifilm X-T2 – Evolution of a Good Thing

Fujifilm is at it again, this time they’ve released the successor to their wildly popular X­T1 mirrorless camera, the X­T2. There are a number of refinements on this new body, and one of the big ones is that it features full 4K video!

TWiP 472 LIVE: Defending Polycamory

It's our first ever TWiP recorded live in front of a studio audience at the Out of Chicago Conference with an all-star panel including: Scott Bourne, Derrick Story, Ron Pepper, Valerie Jardin, Rob Knight and Steve Brokaw.

TWiP 471: A New Photoshop Arrives!

Adobe continues with its “rolling thunder” model of drip­feeding cool new features to Creative Cloud subscribers. Also Hasselblad enters the mirrorless market with a relatively inexpensive medium format mirrorless camera. And the FAA finally announces rules governing drone flight in the United States
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TWiP 470 – Virtually Facebook

Facebook is closer to bringing VR to the masses. iPhone and iPad will shoot RAW photos with iOS 10. Plus gear news from DxO, Hasselblad and Pentax.

TWiP 469 – This Week in Apple!

This week was Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference. Though many expected new hardware, they instead announced enhancements to many of their software products including macOS, iOS, watchOS and HomeKit. In this show we discuss some of the new releases, and how they might impact photographers.

TWiP 468 – Ghost in the Machine

Roll app finds the best photos on your phone. Roxor 4K Gimbal camera costs only $199. Plus Google’s ArtCamera captures every paint stroke in famous masterworks.

TWiP 467 – The Joy of Failure

In this episode Dave Dugdale and Ibarionex Perello join Frederick to discuss the joy of failure, and they provide some tips on how you can be more effective as a photographer, and as a human.

The TWiP Army

Today is Memorial Day here in the United States, a day where we honor those who have died serving our country while in our armed forces. Many of us, myself included have family members, friends and/or colleagues who have served in the United States military — and many of us know someone who has died doing so.