Photo Geek Weekly Episode 150 – Mad Science

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 150 - Mad Science

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill joins the conversation for another live episode! We discuss a lot of science topics that truly push our current limits of photography, from a greater understanding of the first colour images through to breaking boundaries in lens size and resolving power. All this and a discussion of limit-pushing lenses, what’s not to love about this episode? Thanks for listening!

Bonus: Video of this episode is available here on YouTube.

Story 1: Physicists now understand the multi-spectral qualities of the world’s first color photographs (via DPReview)

Story 2: Revolutionary ‘Spaceplate’ Could Eliminate Traditional Camera Lenses (via PetaPixel)

Story 3: Light-shrinking material lets ordinary microscope see in super resolution (via

Story 4: Rare Zeiss Planar 50mm F0.7 lens designed for NASA could fetch $150,000 at auction (via DPReview)
Related: World’s longest AF SLR lens, the Canon EF 1200mm F5.6, comes up for sale at auction in Germany (via DPReview)

Picks of the Week:
Don: red/blue anaglyph glasses – experiment a little, try shooting in 3D!
Steve: DxO Nik Collection 4

Bonus: Steve’s unboxing video of Don’s new book:

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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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