Photo Geek Weekly Episode 29 – Musings from Rick Sammon

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 29 - Musings from Rick Sammon

A fantastic discussion on this episode of Photo Geek Weekly with Rick Sammon! We dive into new lenses, innovative new filter technology, a bit of nostalgia coupled with some great advice and recommendations. For a slower news week this is one of the best episodes of the podcast with a meandering discussion down many geeky rabbit holes. Enjoy!

Story 1: Canon Unveils the 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and 70-200mm f/4L IS II (via PetaPixel)

Story 2: These Modded Cameras Have Sensors Extracted for Extreme Cooling (via PetaPixel)
Related: Night Sky Filter from Breakthrough Photography

Story 3: Kodak teases first sample photos of Ektachrome (via DPReview)
Related: Canon drops flagship EOS-1v film body and projects end date for repairs (via DPReview)

Story 4: DxO updates Nik Collection, releases PhotoLab 1.2 with U Point local adjustments (via DPReview)

Picks of the Week:

Don: Photography and the Art of Seeing by Freeman Patterson (book)

Rick: The Negative by Ansel Adams (book) and The Print by Ansel Adams (book)

Bonus: Route 66 Photo Road Trip by Rick & Susan Sammon (book)

Other musings on this episode:

Doesn’t this trample all over the Kodak image/style guide?

How to update to PS CC 2018 keeping your plugins and fixing the panel downsizing issue

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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. Dammit Rick. I’m used to Don causing me to spend money, but now here you go making me spend money on the Breakthrough Night Sky filter!

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