Photo Geek Weekly Episode 186 – Sora

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 186 - Sora

Chris Marquardt joins the discussion on all things AI, the newest gear from CP+ 2024, advice for monetizing your photography, secret memory card slots and how CGI is continuing to change cinema – and much more! Thanks for listening.

Story 1: OpenAI’s Sora Turns Short Text Prompts into Photo-Realistic Video (via PetaPixel)
Related: OpenAI Has Us Asking: What Happened to Ethical Software Development? (via PetaPixel)

Story 2: Fujifilm X100VI initial review (via DPReview)
Related: Sigma to ship ultra-fast 15mm F1.4 “Art” diagonal fisheye lens in March (via DPReview)
Related: Sigma announces 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS super-telephoto for E- and L-mount (via DPReview)
Related: The Full-Frame Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D is Laowa’s First AF Lens (via PetaPixel)

Story 3: Practical Advice for Monetizing Your Photography (via fstoppers)

Story 4: The Leica T internal memory storage is just a micro SD card and it can be easily upgraded (via

Story 5: “NO CGI” is really just INVISIBLE CGI (3/4) (via The Movie Rabbit Hole [YouTube])

Picks of the Week:

Don: Polarized Film Pack of 2 20x30cm Self Adhesive Polarizing Filter for Educational Physics
Chris: Why is this Space Telescope so Tiny? (YouTube video)

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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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