TWiP #308 – Flickr, 500px and Google+
Hosts: Frederick Van Johnson, Derrick Story, Joseph Linaschke and Craig Colvin
This week on TWiP, we dive into the week's top stories including:
- Flickr gets a controversial refresh
- Google+ announces a more streamlined interface, Snapseed integration and an upgrade to its Android app
- An interview with 500px's Evgeny Tchebotarev
- Plus listener Q&A and our Picks of the Week
Derrick Story, Joseph Linaschke and Craig Colvin join Frederick to discuss these topics and lots more this week on TWiP.
Derrick: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.0 zoom lens ($399). Canon, Nikon, and Sigma mounts.
Joseph: Aluminum foil for a really cool photo booth backdrop! check it out here.
Craig: iOS app Photofile ($3.99)
- The Think Tank Photo Test Drive Program. Try out a bag for two weeks, send it back if you don't like it. Keep it and they charge your card.
- I'm using the new Think Tank Mirrorless Mover 30i for my new Olympus OMD & iPad mini
- Trick Photography ebook from The Digital Photography School
- TWiP's Natural Landscapes Photo Contest ends May 31st. Submit your photo today!
- Derrick Story's Lynda.com Courses
- Toshiba Flash Air Card
- iPad for Digital Photographers by Derrick Story
- Scott Bourne's criticism of the new Flickr
- Link to the Flickr blog
- 500px's new Portfolio Pages
- Rokinon 7.5mm fisheye lens for micro 4/3 (Olympus PEN and Panasonic).
- The Big Stopper
- Olympus OMD half-grip
An Interview with Evgeny Tchebotarev
This week, Frederick chats with 500px COO Evgeny Tchebotarev. Jump into the conversation as Frederick and Evgeny talk about the launch of a new portfolio feature, and a glimpse into their vision for the future.
To learn more about Evgeny, check out his website at evgenytchebotarev.com.
Natural Landscapes Photo Contest
We at TWiP HQ are wondering just how much talent we have in the TWiP audience. So, we're throwing down the gauntlet. Here's the deal, submit your best LANDSCAPE or NATURE photograph to us before May 31st and you might win…
Grand Jury Prize – One 20×24 iAcrylic heirloom print: 3/4 inch thick industrial acrylic surface, stainless backed. Plus you will be have the opportunity to be a TWiP Co-Host and discuss your image LIVE (in a Google Hangout) with the other photographers on the panel.
People's Choice Prize – One 20×24 iAcrylic heirloom print: 3/4 inch thick industrial acrylic surface, stainless backed. Plus you will be have the opportunity to be a TWiP Co-Host and discuss your image LIVE (in a Google Hangout) with the other photographers on the panel.
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Connect with Our Hosts & Guests:
Derrick Story: Website, Google+, Facebook, Flickr
Joseph Linaschke: Website, Google+, Facebook, Flickr
Craig Colvin: Website, Google+
Frederick Van Johnson: www.mediabytes.com or www.twitter.com/frederickvan or Google+
Pre-production by: Patrick Reed
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Intro Music by: Scott Cannizzaro
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