Pro Photo Podcast #73 – Christmas 2010

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Today’s Panel... Gavin SeimDenns ZerwasBarry HowellScott & Adina HayneKevin Swan

This year on the Christmas episode we talk A LOT about the industry business and pricing ideas, what we see for 2011 and even some great tools and gadgets to pick up for Christmas. Note that this is a long show. If it’s a bit much break halfway using the time index below and listen to it as two episodes.

Podcast #73 forum discussion:

Notable Time Indexes:

  • 00:00 Introductions and news.
  • 18:50 2010 Christmas Contest.
  • 21:10 Business Talking about the industry.
  • 31:00 Facebook and other musings.
  • 45:00 Pricing thoughts and more business.
  • 1:23:10  2010 in review and looking to 2011.
  • 1:37:22 The 2010 gadget and gift guide.
  • 2:09:30 The After Show.

Links to things we mentioned.

The 2010 Christmas Contest

Download the Christmas gift pack.

LRG One. LR gallery with shopping cart integration.

Guy uses U2 spy plane lens on camera. His name is Chris McCaw and he also makes platinum prints.

Kuwait bans SLR’s on the streets. Now it’s said it was not true.

Article on signatures and branding your images.

Talking about compact cameras…

Panasonic LX5. The new generation LX3.

Leica X1 compact and Larry’s article about using it for stock shooting.

Nikon P7000 compact.

Olympus E-PL1 compact.

Panasonic 20mm 1.7. Probably one of the best Micro 4/3 lenses you can buy.

Canon locking mode dial mod for 5D MK2 and 7D.

Picks and 2010 Gift guide.

iPort music’s very cool iPod dock, the FS-2.

Lomography Spinner.

Larry sawyers book on stock photography. Save 20% with code Pro20.

H&H Color Lab’s true black and white prints are very nice.

Xshot Pics. Camera arm.

Bear Spray is something you may want to have.

Bear encounter study looks at how well bear spray works.

In Your Face iPod flex arm.

R Strap camera strap.

Rocket Espresso. This thing makes amazing coffee and looks good doing it.
(Excuse my speako. On the show I called it Expresso rather the Espresso).

Rancilo Silvia is also a great machine for coffee lovers who don’t want to spend as much.

Cowboy Studio Radio triggers are cheap and work well.

Think tank photo camera bags. Rotation 360 is what B likes. Also check out the Pixel Pocket Rocket for card storage.

Brinkman dual zenon spotlight is a great tool for photographer at about 430.

Also the Sima SL20 LED panel lights for only about $30.

Canon 50mm 1.4 is a great general use lens. There’s also a 50 1.4 Nikon.

Canon CPS Professional Services.

Canon 24mm TS II is a very cool creative lens.

I think that’s all the links. Merry Christmas… Gav