Photo Geek Weekly Episode 16 – Robotic Innovation and the Woes of Microstock


On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Allan Attridge joins the discussion about Canon’s new “innovation” in flash technology, the woes of dealing with microstock marketplaces like 500px Marketplace, and an ultra macro lens from Laowa that will make any non-Canon shooter take interest. Enjoy the conversation!

Story 1: Flashes for the masses: Why the Canon 470EX-AI is a big deal (via DPReview)

Story 2: Beware 500px’s (Very) ‘Flexible Pricing’ (via PetaPixel)
Related: 500px Acquired by VCG, the Getty Images of China (via PetalPixel)

Story 3: New Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Nikon F-mount announced (via )

Picks of the Week:

Don: Panasonic Lumix G 12.5mm F/12 3D lens

Allan: Tiffen Black Pro Mist 1/8 Filter

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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.

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