Episode 29: Is Your Camera Dangerous? [LSP #0029]


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By Mike "Sharky" James, Mike "Sharky" James - career photojournalist, and All-around nice guy (albeit snarky). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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In this episode:00:01:51 – A photographer leaves his Nikon D5200 (affiliate link) on a Ryanair flight only to have it stolen by flight attendant.

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00:05:11 – An Ontario-based vegan posts a video to YouTube claiming that cameras are radioactive and dangerous. But old camera gear is, so do some research. Read more here.

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00:07:12 – Mitakon releases a very affordable alternative to Canon’s 85mm f/1.2 L lens.

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00:08:45 – Is lighting gear maker Photoflex a photo industry zombie as they’ve announced that they’re not going out of business after all?

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00:11:00 – A South Carolina man captures newsworthy footage of a police shooting and demands to be paid for it. What would you do it if happened to you? I give my advice based on my experience as a newspaper photographer and we cover Copyright issues as well.

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00:17:23 – Shutterstock publishes a surprising list of cameras used to submit photos to its stock photography service in 2014.

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00:21:21 – Kipon announces its Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds adapter will autofocus and full transmission of EXIF data.

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00:22:35 – Fujifilm announces its XF 16mm f/1.4 wide-angle prime lens. Buy it here. (affiliate link)

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00:23:39 – Instagram clarifies its policies on copyright, nudity and more.

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00:26:56 – Do you post DIY items on your blog or YouTube channel? You might be a patent infringer. Also, did you know that talking about your pricing with other photographers and setting prices is illegal?

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00:29:54 – EllaSnap is an app which helps you sell wall prints as it shows your clients what their photos will look like on their actual wall.

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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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