Photo Geek Weekly Episode 88 – Bragging Rights


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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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