Photo Geek Weekly Episode 136 – The Juggernaut

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 136 - The Juggernaut
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On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by Jeff Harmon to discuss Sony’s new juggernaut of a camera, the mystery of broken lenses, what cheap lenses deserve praise and documenting history with extreme resolution. All this and more -thanks as always for listening!

Bonus: Watch Don’s latest DPReview TV video about diffraction!:

Story 1: Sony reveals Alpha 1 50MP full-frame camera capable of 30fps and 8K (via DPReview)
Related: Sony to announce a curved sensor Sony A1 with “crazy high ISO”? (via Digital Camera World)

Story 2: Lensrentals tears down a Canon RF 100-500mm F4.7-7.1 lens to solve the mystery of a cracked element (via DPReview)
Related: The Secret of the Broken Element: A Canon RF 100-500mm f4.7-7.1 Teardown (via Lens Rentals Blog)

Story 3: In Praise of Inexpensive Lenses (via PetaPixel)
Related: Pergear’s 10mm F8 pancake fisheye APS-C lens costs $79, isn’t much larger than a body cap (via DPReview)

Story 4: ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ portrait transformed into massive 10 billion pixel panorama (via DPReview)
Related: GIGAmacro Magnify2 Robotic Imaging System

Picks of the Week:
Don: Aputure LS300X Studio Light
Jeff: SUNWAYFOTO PCL-R5 L-Bracket for Canon Eos R5/R6 DSLR Arca/RRS Compatible Quick Release Plate

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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 enjoyed the diffraction video. I find the idea of pixel peeping a painting to be odd. There may be a scientific reason for photographing the painting at this resolution and no one will ever be able to make a fake. Seeing this painting in person, or any other painting, can never be replaced by a photo, especially the larger paintings.

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