Photo Geek Weekly Episode 88 – Bragging Rights

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Photo Geek Weekly Episode 88 - Bragging Rights

On this episode of Photo Geek Weekly, Don is joined by legend Roger Cicala to geek out over exotic lenses, patents, optical designs and the future of photography. One of the best discussions from someone who knows the industry inside and out – don’t miss this one!

Story 1: Olympus May Cut Jobs in Aggressive Push to Increase Margins, saying every option (also sale) is on the table for the Imaging Business (via

Story 2: What’s a Parfocal Lens and Why Is It so Important? (via fstoppers)

Story 3: Canon Patents Crazy 18mm f/1.0 Lens and Two Ultra-Wide Angle f/1.2 Primes (via PetaPixel)

Story 4: Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 ART Lens for E-Mount is Half the Price of Sony’s Version (via PetaPixel)

Picks of the Week

Don: Platypod Max Macro Bundle – base, four gooseneck arms and two Litra torches at a great price.

Roger: Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD – available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts.

Bonus – What Don created the day of recording this episode with the Platypod Max Macro Bundle:

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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.


    • Hey Eric! You’ve discovered a glitch in the podcasting software! Thankfully it was an easy fix on my end and the proper episode should now be playing. Thanks for your help, and enjoy the episode!

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