Photo Geek Weekly Episode 128 – Extremes and Accomplishments

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On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Ant Pruitt joins to discuss limit-pushing technology, a new Android-powered camera from Zeiss, NASA’s latest achievement celebrated in pictures, Adding autofocus to vintage lenses via LiDAR and… liquid-filled lenses? All this and more – thanks as always for listening!

Story 1: Canon’s ISO 4 million multi-purpose camera was used to record fluorescent life in the Amazon (via DPReview)
Related: 12V Thermoelectric cooler kit – as per Ant’s inquiry.

Story 2: Report: Zeiss’ full-frame Android-powered ZX1 camera to be released on October 29, cost $6K (via DPReview)

Story 3: NASA shares photos captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during its 6-second stay on an asteroid (via DPReview)

Story 4: This External LiDAR Device Can Add Continuous Autofocus To Any Camera (via PetaPixel)

Story 5: Lomography introduces panoramic camera with liquid-filled lens (via DPReview)

Picks of the Week:

Don: EISCO High Resolution Quantitative Spectroscope, 400-700 nm, 5nm

Ant: Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, Weathered Wood, 48″ x 12′, 1 Roll

Bonus: A water droplet image that Don shot recently during a virtual workshop:

Shot on a Lumix S1H.

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Don Komarechka is the host of Photo Geek Weekly and Inside the Lens. From auroras to pollen, insects to infrared, much of Don’s photographic adventures reveal a deeper understanding of how the universe works. Exploring the world that we cannot see with our own eyes has been a common thread in Don’s career as a professional photographer.

1 Comment

  1. Robert Coakley on

    I understand that you can capture fluorescent light with your camera but how much does it change what is happening when you use your lights to brighten everything up so your camera works whereas they did not need to use added light?

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