Episode 18: More News Than You Can Shake A Stick At! [LSP #0018]


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In this episode:

A cheap Photoshop alternative:England-based Serif, releases Photoshop competitor “Affinity Photo” for free during it’s beta period and only $50 once out of beta with two years of free updates and no subscriptions.

Pentax’s weird KS-2 camera…just not as weird as the KS-120 Megapixel KS-2 is announced with some underwhelming features and in an odd color combination. Order the Pentax KS-2 here (affiliate link).

Nikon announces the D810a for astrophotographyAre you going to plunk down $3,800 for a purpose-built, limited camera like this? Click here to see the photos this camera is capable of. Order the Nikon D810a here (affiliate link).

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art series wide-angle prime lens announcedWill it be as good as their 35mm and 50mm f/1.4 Art series offerings? Order the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 from B&H (affiliate link).

Drone maker DJI gets on board with the Micro Four Thirds standardWith rumors of GoPro looking to get into the drone market, is DJI trying to bolster its offerings with cameras attached to their drones with a larger sensor and great image quality?

Find out what country effectively makes street photography illegalIs it worth the $130,000 fine and/or a year in jail?

Nikon announces its D750 Filmmakers KitOn the heals of the light leak/flare issue with this otherwise great camera, Nikon is offering a bundle with over $800 in savings. Order the Nikon D750 Filmmakers Kit (affiliate link).

What country confiscated the passport of a conflict photographer to save his life?Does a country have the right to step in and keep a journalist from doing his job just because he might die?

Imgur discontinues its Pro level of image hostingIs this something you should be concerned about?

NASA astronaut’s widow finds relics from the Moon landing in her closetAmong the items in the bag was a 16mm film camera which caught historic images. Who owns these items?

Famed photographer Jay Maisel makes $55 Million in one dayListen to this episode and find out how.

Photographer Seph Lawless documents snow-filled abandoned mallSee the eerie photos here.

Announcement:Free eBook! – The Lens Shark Quickstart Guide to Perfect Exposure.

Announcement:Free camera giveaway coming up!The winner’s choice of a Nikon D750, Canon 7D Mark II or Sony A7s!

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