Photo Geek Weekly Episode 59 – Pushing Past Luxury Appeal

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On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Allan Attridge guest hosts with Don to discuss the Leica Q2, Canon’s odd attempt at an AI-power photo sharing…. “thing”, OPC Optics who now owns NetSE’s assets comes clean about Meyer Optik designs and what happens when you try to make a camera lens “from scratch”. All this and more banter – thanks for listening!

Story 1: Just Released, the Leica Q2: A 47.3 MP Full-Frame Compact Camera and Maybe My Next Travel Camera? (via fstoppers)

Story 2: Canon Unveils RAISE, An AI-Powered Photo Sharing Service (via PetaPixel)

Story 3: Meyer Optik Gorlitz Admits Nocturnus was a Modified Chinese Lens (via PetaPixel)

Story 4: Popular YouTube channel creates camera lens from scratch using sand and rocks (via DPReview)

Bonus: Join Don Komarechka on 2019 workshops including a photographer’s dream tour of Iceland!

Picks of the Week:

Don: Nitecore C1 / Concept 1 1800 lumen pocket flashlight

Allan: IKEA lamp as the primary component in a DIY “beauty dish”:

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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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