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TWiP 436 – Photo Plus and Refugee Camera Systems
Fresh off of the heels of the yearly photography mecca — Photo Plus Expo, the panel and I discuss a few of the announcements that various photography companies made at the show. For deeper and more comprehensive coverage, check out some of the links in the show notes.
However, in true TWiP “rabbit hole” fashion, in this episode instead of diving into all of the incremental announcements from the various vendors, we instead explore the idea that the point-and-shoot camera is becoming more and more of a “refugee” form factor. Is this genre of camera system now without a home, or definable target market?
Also we discuss the declining prices of memory cards, this on the heels of Western Digital acquiring SanDisk for $19 billion US dollars.
And lastly we discuss some new announcements coming out of LensBaby. Which spurred discussion around in-camera effects versus post-processing.
It’s Monday October 26th, 2015 — and this is TWiP!
Links Mentioned in This Episode
- News roundup from Photoplus Expo
- Western Digital acquires SanDisk
- Hands-on with the Lensbaby Composer Pro II & Edge 50
Picks of the Week
- Dan: Seamless Photo Equipment, The Moments Blog, & The Creative Fight
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- Frederick: Lumix GX8
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