Photo Geek Weekly Episode 30: The Laziness of Industrial Design

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On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Alan Shapiro sits in the co-pilot seat to explore the faults of industrial design and general laziness in the photographic industry, alongside the perception of street photographers in unusual scenarios and how to best avoid being labeled as “creepy” when your work is innocent and candid. We also dive into another fun way to use your old film cameras in an instant analog fashion – a conversation well worth listening to!

Story 1: Zeiss Accuses Samyang of Stealing Its Lens Designs (via PetaPixel)

Story 2: Man Under Police Investigation for Taking Photo of Child at Starbucks (via PetaPixel)

Story 3: Manfrotto adds Befree Advanced Carbon, GT and Live Carbon models to travel tripod line (via DPReview)
Related: Really Right Stuff updates its entire tripod line-up with new features, better ergonomics (via DPReview)

Story 4: Instant Magny 35 – An Instant Back for 135 SLR & Rangefinder (via Kickstarter)

Picks of the Week:

Don: Ilford GALERIE Prestige Gold Fibre Silk Paper

Alan: Kaiser Slimlite Plano lightboxes

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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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  1. I’m with you Don. I have high end tripods with twist lock legs, but I really prefer my mid-range tripod with flip levers. With it I never worry about looking around and seeing my tripod leaning because one of the twist locks wasn’t turned tight enough!

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