Photo Geek Weekly Episode 157 – A Smartphone with a Lens Cap

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 157 - A Smartphone with a Lens Cap

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill joins to discuss The Leitz Phone 1 and why the camera isn’t centered, other smartphone options for photographers, Sigma’s new 150-600mm lens, Apple Mac Pro GPU options get elevated and how to annoy a photographer. Plus a bonus copyright case! All this and more, thanks to everyone who listens.

Bonus: Don’s new Macro Photography book is available from select retailers:

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Story 1: Leica’s first smartphone, the Leitz Phone 1, hits the Japanese market (via DPReview)
Related: Sharp’s new Aquos R6 smartphone puts a 20MP 1-inch sensor behind a Leica-branded Summicron lens (via DPReview)
Related: Is Sony’s Xperia 1 III the Ultimate Phone for Photographers? (via fstoppers)

Story 2: Sigma announces 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for E and L mounts (via DPReview)
Related: Hands-on with the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport (via DPReview)

Story 3: Apple expands GPU options for the Mac Pro, offering up to 128GB of GDDR6 memory (via DPReview)

Story 4: How to Annoy a Photographer (via fstoppers)

Story 5: Too infringing to bear: NY court sides with photographer in suit over embedded image (via JD Supra)

Picks of the Week:

Don: @forexposure_txt Twitter account

Steve: Manfrotto ProCUBE Professional Twin Charger

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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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