Jim and Fred have returned from the Black Hills Photo Shootout and Jim from his extended trip to western National and several state parks. More to come on these parks in future episodes. In the news, Epson has announced a partnership with UAV maker, DJI in order to allow the use of Epson's Moverico Augmented Reality glasses. Shutterstock now has a plugin for Photoshop to import images directly. Getty responded to the $1 billion dollar lawsuit against it claiming the images are in the public domain and are no longer controlled by the photographer. Fujifilm is introducing a medium format digital camera. GoPro finally released the Karma drone, but has been upstaged by DJI's new Magik portable drone. GoPro has also released the new Hero 5 action camera. Flickr Marketplace is being shut down over a lack of sales.
Jim and Fred did a live Facebook from South Dakota and present a short reel of some of the highlights from the 2016 Shootout. This year there were two extended workshops, one before the Shootout in Custer State Park of the Bison Roundiup and a few after at Teddy Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. We hope to see many of you at next year's Shootout as well as the 2017 Tampa Bay Photo Shootout which will be taking place in the early spring. A big shout out to many of our fans and viewers as well as the sponsors, workshop leaders, volunteers, and all who attended the many workshops. Jim and Fred also feature an interview with workshop leader, author and photographer, DickKettlewell!
Jim will be featuring video from many of the national parks he visited in future podcasts as well as reviews of the new Pulse from Alpine Labs, the Rollocam, and lots more - so be sure to stay tuned and subscribe! For those of you who attended the workshops, we want to see your images!!