Photo Geek Weekly Episode 87 – Future-proofing Hardware

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 87 - Future-proofing Hardware

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Steve Brazill joins the conversation on new firmware updates for many Lumix cameras, Adobe’s efforts to authenticate images and detect edits, what your new computer should have for editing images, copyright rulings and why Photoshop should stay on the desktop. Always a fun chat with Steve, thanks for listening!

REMINDER! Steve and Don will be launching a critique show soon! You can join the Behind The Shot Flickr group and add images with the tag btscritique to put your images up for a possible critique!

Story 1: Panasonic firmware adds to GH5, GH5S, G9, S1 and S1R, including G9 video boost (via DPReview)
Related: New Panasonic lenses announced! (via

Story 21: Adobe Wants to Help ‘Authenticate’ Your Photos: What Should Photographers Think? (via PetaPixel)
Related: Adobe Shows Off AI Tool that Can Detect and Undo Photo Manipulation (via PetaPixel)

Story 3: AMD’s New 32-Core Threadripper CPU Promises Huge Performance Boost for Adobe Users (via PetaPixel)

Story 4: Does a plaintiff claiming unlawful removal of copyright management information have to own a registered copyright? (via internetcases)
Bonus: Photo Copyright Registration Workflow (via

Story 5: Photoshop for iPad is Getting Terrible Early Reviews (via PetaPixel)

Picks of the Week:

Don: Yongnuo YN-14EX II ring flash for Canon (but hey, use it in manual mode on any camera!)

Steve: Hipstamatic Classic app

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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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