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The Spectacular Sigma 150-600mm Sports Lens Comes to Mirrorless Mounts
"I still have a couple of sigma lenses. I need to sell. And i've been saying that for a long time now as their for nikon f mount and i don't shoot night count anymore but that's neither here nor there and one of those lenses is the one hundred twenty two three hundred millimeter aft- to point eight sports series. Such a great lands just useless to me now because it's for nikon not fuji. I wish it was for food. You that'd be awesome anyhow sigma just announced lands. That well isn't as fast as that have to point. Eight still has a really great range. I'm talking about the one hundred fifty. Two six hundred millimeter f. Five point six six point three d. d. n. o. s. sports series a land. That's available in both sony. E like l. Mount remember l. Mount is being utilized by not just like a but panasonic as well. I think wasn't the other one. Sigma they make it. So darn confusing. This new lands is the company's first ultra telephoto lands at the company says been designed from scratch for full frame. Murless cameras using those mounts sigma describes this lens as uncompromising that's their word in performance. Not only when it comes to its optics but in its autofocus speed and accuracy it features a dust and splash resistant. Build the front element is both water and oil resistant and it features dual action zoom. A feature allows her both straight zoom as well as rings zoom and with that photographers able to change the angle of you in what sigma says is a quote quick and intuitive way and quote the company has also included a zoom torque switch which allows shooters to change the resistance of the zoom ring as well the ability to lock it all the way out at the white in a sweet feature that not only provides some customization but eliminates zoom creep. Zoom creep is annoying. You want your lens to stay where you had it and not move locking. It takes care of that this beast of it lands ways in it two point one kilograms also known as four point six pounds so if this lands is on your wishlist you might want also put a sturdy monoplane on there as well this thing is heavy. You're not gonna be able to hand hold this lens for very long. Even if you're in great shape trust me on this.
Is the Future of Online Poker Doomed?
"Talking about the future of I know we probably a little about it during the last episode ben but I noticed you start this this chapter off with a potentially controversial line the future of online poker as we know it is doomed. Yeah shall we discuss sanchez. So so yeah is controversial. Because i think that plenty possibly the majority of people out there seemed to think that You know online pokes in really healthy place. Right now And you know the numbers era eappen. Everything's looking hunky dory But you know. I just i think the the the rise of a i and The the fact that the people using realtime assistance which is destroying the game I think that this is going to rise and rise and rice and the details on c. detection methods are limited To to the point where. I think eventually You know where we're gonna we're gonna face a demise of online poker as we know it and that's my opinion. What do you think love go. Well i think we need to introduce facial some sort of facial recognition to start with. So you have to play with a webcam To you probably need to enter in your Call vacs passport. But it'd be like a polka passport. Where you all have a unique playing number Yeah something like that. Well like facial recognition software idea. I think i think like you know a unto detection in the room and all about so thing would work It's just is it feasible for the mass market But yeah i mean you could. You could be forced to webcam on still not gonna stop. You can't stop someone flicking. There is across to another screen linked to another pizza Nikon stop them typing out outside of the the of the camera I i think that it's practically very very difficult to prevent cheating from taking
Is the Nikon ZFC Retro for the Sake of Retro?
"Old is new again. And in nikon's case perhaps taking a page from fujifilm from january twenty four teens. Xt one and itself from november. Twenty thirteen's diaw. Company has introduced a new crop sensor retro inspired body called the z. Afc so if the diaw was a full frame. F body does afc is a maryland as version with the c. Perhaps standing for compact or crop. If you're like me also known as old or you just appreciate retro. Styling like fuji's x. Series which is all crop as you know you might want to have a serious look at nikon's new z. Afc a body reminiscent from old school. Nikon's like my old. Fm to in fact looks a lot like the fm too but with modern merely z. Technology inside if you own an ancient nikon finding your way around this new dx crop body should definitely be essentially as with my food you bodies you've got dials for iso. In this case one hundred up to twenty one thousand two hundred expandable two hundred and four thousand eight hundred shutter speed. dial and exposure compensation. Dial as well in fact there in all the same positions as my body's bodies now of this new body the company's executive vice president jan vannatter says quote the. Afc is kind of camera many have been waiting for and that only nikon could create its exceptionally slim yet offers superb image quality and features with iconic styling and precise tactile controls. It's a joy to carry and use for casual street photography streaming or just living in the here and
"nikon" Discussed on The Digital Story
"With heritage twenty eight millimeter lens. But since we've learned that it will take a while for nikon d. Get these out the door. We do have the luxury of analyzing. Just how brilliant or not. This camera is. I hope you enjoy the show. So this was announced. Right after. I recorded last week's podcast which is probably a good thing because it gave me some time to settle down after seeing it right after taking this and really start to dig in to some of the facts about this camera now. The reason why. I had to settle down for people who are like me who love classic nikon film cameras. I own one two three four of them for them and don't plan on parting with them anytime soon. You know you look at this camera and he just go. Wow a digital version of. Let's say an fm three which is very close to looking like what could go wrong. What could be bad. How could i not get this camera. I mean that's that's what happens now. Those of you who aren't nikon fans. I'm sure you have much more resistance to the singing. Any might look at it and go. That looks like an old film camera. what do i care. It's probably hard to us right. So so it's going to s- going gonna depend on where you are on that scale but for people who like these types of cameras. People who like classic olympus design people who like fujifilm digital cameras. This camera is going to have some curbside appeal. it really is and then on top of that. They're adding a heritage design. So they're calling heritage design twenty eight millimeter f two point eight lens. That has that silver band around it. Which is the same silver band that i have on many of my nikon. As lenses my manual focusing lenses. So i'm looking at that. I'm looking at that cute little not pancake but very very compact twenty eight millimeter lands which this is on a cropped sensor camera so it you know it's twenty eight millimeters times one five am looking at that lands in going. That is even more adorable. All it needs is an aperture ring which it doesn't have by the way and i'm not sure if that was smart or not smart. I don't know by the time we finished with all the other details. You can decide for yourself about the aperture. I just kind of left that one hanging out there right now so i had to get over that so there's probably good than i had a whole week before i did this. Show in order to you know. Get to an even point. And what i decided to do. Is i made two lists for this camera. Things i like and what could be improved. And we're going to start out with the things that i like with this camera and the reason why i'm talking about it now i was going to wait until i got my hands on a review copy and then i found out that nikon is going to be way behind on production on this who knows when my review copy will show up and it just felt like okay. I don't wanna wait that long. I wanna talk about it now. So that's why we're talking about now. If i get the review copy then i'll give an update and say okay now here. It is in my hands. And here's what i think but right now looking at the specs Studying a you know the different sites that have talked about all that. Here's what i like. I love the looks. That's obvious right. I absolutely loved the looks. I think it is beautiful in. Its very compact to and i think that classic twenty eight millimeter lens is handsome. And it's affordable so. I really appreciate that. Now they have another little zoom lens that you can get with it. But i would probably get both in the beginning if i was going to buy this camera because i would definitely have that twenty eight millimeter prime lens as part of the mix. It's a good bang around lands. It works out to be about a forty two millimeter lands with the dax format so. That's a nice shoot around lands. I mean it's just. I like the lance. I've like that. They came out with that lands and also with the zoom lenses. Well because this camera is light in its nimble. I don't mind the a pse censor the dax format now. Some people are going. I want a full frame version of that. Well there was a full version of this camera. more or less the f. so okay that's out there still. You could buy that but this one is more modern it's lighter and unlike the previous classic styling that nikon did. This one is very video capable as well. I like the three inch. One million dot very angle touch screen that folds inward and when it folds so that the screen is against the back of the camera which is really nice to have to worry about scratching it. It has that nice leather at texture on the back and it just blends in and it looks like the back of a nikon camera a classic nikon camera even with that lcd because the lcd is hidden in. Need to see that wonderful texture. That is a very nice touch. I dig it a lot. i appreciate having. Iso one hundred fifty one thousand two hundred. And i appreciate up to eleven frames per second on the shooting. Time lapse movies are built into this. So that's really cool including capable hd and four k. movie recording now the only limitation that. I saw that Would be a problem for me. Possibly on this is that. I think there's a thirty minute cap on the video recording. I don't chew things longer than that normally but the first time. I have a cap to deal with that. I'm going to have a situation where i need to shoot for forty minutes right so you know how that works so he should be aware of that as well as a very nice two point..
S6 E11 - This is what it's like living with someone with PTSD. . . - Full Episode
"All right you ready. I actually hit record this time here. We go so in the most recent episode of the podcast season six episode ten. I sat down with my wife patricia. I talked to her about the challenges. She has faced in dealing with multiple mental health diagnoses over the years and right after we published that episode. We received an excellent recommendation from a listener. Asking us to tackle the topic of what it's like living with someone with ptsd. And i think patricia. And i are uniquely suited to tackle this since both of us. Have this diagnosis in in. Its for completely different reasons. This episode is going to be an unfiltered. Look at what. It's like to live with someone with post traumatic stress disorder and by way of introduction. This is the we served now. What podcast where. I do my best to answer the questions. Veterans and their families are already asking so you can make your post military life. Your best life money erin perkins. I'm a. us army combat veteran daddy to two amazing kiddos host of this podcast. If you hadn't guessed. And i am joined today again by my beautiful bride patricia. Welcome back to the show thank you. I'm so glad to be here. Well good good so it's been a couple weeks right and last time we talked about the treatments. You're getting and things like that for depression. Talk to us a little bit before. We're gonna dive into the. Ptsd topic talked us a little bit. About how those are going those are going. I'm not going to be very honest. they're painful. I think Winning expecting almost a miracle. I mean you you let somebody shock your head for twenty minutes a day. You expect something but it's actually made my depression a little worse. They said that's normal. It can get worse before it gets better. So actually they're going to re map tomorrow and see if there's a different place. They need to put the magnet. But i think it's gonna go all right. Yeah we hope we hope and pray as well trained for this for that. This works in putting you through a lot of distress but like you said pain to try to to address the depression right. And so that's that's just one part of what can be a result of ptsd another city but the actually brit really brings up our our first thing to talk about is. Let's talk about ptsd a little bit. What it is. And how. I understand it. How do you understand. ptsd how. I understand it is. I mean we all know it stands for post traumatic stress disorder and that can be from your childhood from your teen years from adulthood. Something you went through something. You saw something you experienced. That was just traumatic for you. And i know that it can you know make you. Have you know nightmares it. Can you know how you can have memories of that trauma and then you avoid situations that you know make you think of that trauma and you know a lot of even soldiers you know. They get like hyper vigilant. You know because of how it makes them feel and it can call anxiety and depression as well. I think the hyper vigilance was one of the i. I realize that i that something was wrong right. I knew i had a lot of anger in. I was like i don't know why angry like i'm i'm not in the army anymore. I thought you the anger was just part of just being in the army. You're just mad something every day. And so i thought that it would go away and it didn't in fact he got worse and it. Was that hyper vigilance piece. I always felt. I still do. But i always felt ready. This constant state of readiness hyper vigilant. That's one of the behavioral parts because there's behavioral parts psychological mood in general sleep. And then you know it you can break them all down like you know behavioral is like you know you feel agitated or irritable or hof style or hyper vigilant like you were saying or you know you start doing self destructive things like you know. Drugs are becoming an alcoholic or or if he just completely isolate yourself. That's me raise my hand right there myself psychological as you know flashbacks which i don't have those fear that comes from nowhere severe anxiety failure to trust other people. Because you don't know what's going to happen the mood part of it. You know you lose interest or pleasure in doing stuff that you used to enjoy doing right or you feel like the severe guilt or you are incredibly lonely like you have tons of people around you. You have a family that loves you but you are so lonely and it messes with your sleep. It can cause you to sleep too much. Not enough to have horrific nightmares and a lot of people have detachment from other people and like intrusive thoughts that they just can't get rid of you know that you know. They go through their day and i guess to some other people they might look like legitimate list crazy but they just have these constant like thoughts and some people have to talk it out. You know there's so many parts to ptsd. yeah. I think that's one of the challenges with even realizing that you might have it right because there's so many parts to it. Depression anxiety intrusive thoughts avoiding situations. Not sleeping sleeping too much having horrific nightmares having too much emotion having no emotion at all. There's so many things and so what i was told. People especially veterans is if if something feels off. Don't try to figure out if you have. Ptsd anxiety or depression go to mental health right and talk to the professional about it and let them figure out whether you use the va or you go out to out to in the civilian sector. You go get it checked out. Because there's there's nothing that's not going to hurt you to go get it checked out right and that was a question that i was going to ask you. Is you know like when did you realize you had ptsd. I think it was what year wise was twenty seventeen. I got out and twenty. Fourteen of twenty seventeen anger progressively got worse. The hyper vigilance. And what. I say hyper vigilance. I i don't mean just like you know on edge all the time and i guess that was part of it but for me it was this feeling like i'm about to go into a fight like just ready like i mean you know kind of like almost kind of like a sprinter would be at the starting line. Okay here we go all right. I'm ready. i'm ready and it was like that all the time. That sounds exhausting. It is it really really is it took i say i want to say it took a long time to get past that but truth is i'm up past that no the pd. Has these not a broken limb. You know you can't cast on it and wait six weeks and go back and get the cast off and you're good to go. No i mean people can't get past it it's it. There are stories of people who you know they had. Ptsd and to you know after a few months few years depending on situation you can't get past. It depends on the person. I think it's post traumatic growth right where you know after your trauma you become a stronger person. A bigger percent better person. I don't know if i would. I would say that people ever get over their trauma. They just they build one right in that instead of letting the letting it crush them they use it to to fuel becoming a better person in the end and the thing is it's not always a choice. I don't think this is my opinion right. I don't think it's always a choice whether you get to say like oh. I'm past the worst part of my ptsd. And i'm only headed for post traumatic growth now. I don't even think i've heard that term post traumatic growth. So i don't know. If i would be i don't know if my opinion i mean i hope that's a real thing Veteran futterman talk to me. One time so you're doing it basically you're doing to post traumatic growth thing like you like you know you start a company like you've got a great career you've got a great family you know you've got a beautiful home cars dog you've got all this stuff going for you you're doing life right you're in your a great church like you're doing all these things right and hosting this podcast you're getting so much stuff done okay and i'm like okay cool why don't it feel better yeah really i'm like okay. We'll see if this post traumatic growth. I number one. i'm happy i'm growing. I'm happy growing getting better. getting smarter. Faster stronger whatever it is. I'm happy about that part but like it is this like is post traumatic growth a destination or is it just this constantly journey. Yeah i think it's a journey in. It reminds me of what we heard in church on sunday about walking wounded. And that's what that means is like. Es your wounded mentally sometimes physically but you know ptsd is a mental disorder and your your wounded mentally but you continue to walk. Wounded is when you stop that. There's no growth And so the post traumatic growth is continuing to walk. Even though you're wounded i love. Obviously you we're in the same service. Same church service right and we were both talking about how great it was so we can ask each other. This question okay. What's it like living with me especially within. What's it like living with me. Especially when i'm experiencing some sort of triggering episode so you mentioned 2017 when you first realized that you had p. Tst then it was. You're angry and you know we tried to give you a little bit of space and like you know. Let you breathe calm down. But i think i think you have grown because now you take that space for yourself. You're like i'm going to go run or i'm going to take the dog and we're going to go hike for a few hours. I think that you know living with you. I've able to watch you grow. And and learn how coping mechanisms coping skills. And i think with. Ptsd you have to learn. Those people might not always understand them like. I'm not hiking ninety degree weather with a dog. It's not happening but three you that works that would trigger trigger something not. Ptsd that would trigger anger. It has nothing to do with. Ptsd you you. You've joined small groups that you guys run and you know for exercise in general for you just really helps you a lot of that. Is you know twenty seventeen. We had just moved to alabama and things weren't going the way we wanted them to and life was just really stressful right. And you hadn't even been diagnosed yet. sure sure. So you've you've grown okay. So i don't even ask this question. What do you like living with me. It's amazing it's amazing. I love it. Let next question experiencing some sort of triggering episode. Well i've told you this before but as a man as a husband i feel. It's my duty my job to keep you happy. You know and so a lot of times i think. Ptsd manifests itself in your life as overwhelming depression and crippling anxiety right. And there's not a single thing i can do about it so for me. It's not that living with you is better or worse. Y you know with a triggering episode. It's that my hands are tied right. And so i think it's super frustrating. Because i'm like. I see a problem my wife is in. It's not just unhappy. You know it's like she. Has this a legitimate mental diagnosis. A mental condition that. I can't do anything to fix Frankly doctors can't do anything to fix every single part of that right and that conversation we've had many times because you're like i just want to fix it and i'm like doctors i have and they can't fix it. Release yourself up that burden. You can't fix it and that is so tough as a man who says you know what i'm here to lead my family my wife and my kids and you know kind of you know take charge and we're going to go tackle life together and that is so appreciated but sometimes you just got. It's true it's true like it's nothing you can do. Well that's not true. Okay that's not true space. Give me space. You know like like you did tonight. I had that treatment today and it made me sick today. I was actually really upset stomach today. And i'm just chilling in the bedroom lennon bed phone and you just made dinner that i did that helped i did. I logged off my computer at work and went and made dinner. It was amazing. I don't know if the dinner was amazing. But it's good good good so coming up after the break tricia and i are going to ask each other one more question. We're going to ask this question. Is there anything good about living with someone who has. Ptsd and we're gonna share several takeaways with you. 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You can also schedule your free consultation with marco once again that's live like others can't dot com get on the path to your dream life today all right and we are back and as promised. We're going to talk about ptsd or would keep talking about ptsd right but the question that we have for each other. Do you wanna ask it. I want me to go go ahead. Is there anything good about living with someone who has ptsd. I wrote this question. I still think it's a tough question you know i would not wish. Ptsd on anyone true. I'll start with that so with that in mind. What the good that has come out of it. It helps me to understand other people abso win. I hear about a veteran struggling with. Ptsd or a a veteran's family member or or family member or friend who is struggling with ptsd. I'm like i get it. I know how you feel. I completely understand and so for me. It's if there's anything good. It's that i can better relate to people who are going through the same frustration and anguish and honestly emotional pain when they see their loved one going through this right and i know not everyone copes. Well that's true and so this question might be difficult for some other. Some people listening you know like they're their loved when ptsd is raging alcoholic. Who's angry all the time. In what would you tell that person. That's an even to that. That in itself is even tougher. I think what. I would be telling that person is i. Can't i cannot tell you what you should be experiencing if you're living with someone with ptsd and you're like you know my spouses a raging alcoholic as a result of pd. St how do i find good in that. I can't tell you what good you should find. I i'm in no place to tell you that the only thing i can do is point you to the one that is jesus christ the principe who can give you peace in the situation and and the bible even says you know piece that passes all understanding basically piece. That doesn't make sense. So i can't tell you. This is what you should be feeling. This is what you should be experiencing. But i can recommend you to eat a formula so to speak of how to live better in that situation right and and i would add onto that to a more. You know just. I don't know. Do we say worldly. Come that. Try to under try to understand. Don't don't try to fix but like research. See how you can help your one with ptsd. Because i think not. Understanding is a part of the problem right for years i had. Ptsd and you did not. You didn't understand it in in mind would manifest in depression anxiety in the soldier new said just go exercise pushups drink water burpee strength water and i'm like you so don't get it and it was true i didn't you act totally asked you to research it to better understand it and you you did better understand it but now that you have experienced for yourself it's completely different really it. It really really is just just so different when you experience it for yourself. So i'll ask you the same question. Is there anything good about living with someone who has ptsd. I think it teaches you. How similar to what you said compassion. I mean i've always had a big heart. And i think it's because it's been broken a lot and you don't hurt anybody else because you know what that feels like you know you have more compassion. Because you know what it's like to fill abandoned or left out or or or thrown away so you're not gonna do that to anybody because if you're not a monster you're not gonna do that because you know what that feels like me and so i have probably too much compassion. My heart's honestly probably isn't too big for people. There are worse things that people not for pets. But that's a whole different. That's a big for people. Pets you can have one. That's my ocd. Am sorry that's okay. But yeah i would say me. It's compassionate and i've seen more compassionate you as well 'cause i was saying earlier when you didn't understand it you just dislike. Oh burpee and water. But now you're like. Do you want to go take a nap. You need to lay down like there's way more compassion than there was before so if if anything good can come out of such a horrific diagnosis like ptsd. I mean if you can just you know. Be patient and be kind. You can learn compassion. Sure yeah that's a really good point. So that's it for the questions right now. We honestly united had these types of conversations for year really really long time and and this is just another one of those conversations of how to how to live with someone with ptsd. What it's really like. i. I'm going to go out on a limb here. What's the worst part about living with someone with. Ptsd not knowing how they're gonna react something and so you know there's times when not recently but you know there were times i'm like oh i don't know if i want to tell him this 'cause i don't know how he's gonna react. I don't know where he's at today. You know mentally like you know. He's already got a lot on his plate. I'm kinda it's almost like an egg shells kind of thing like the. You wanna be really careful. You know so so those can be a little. And i'm sure i'm the same way i'm sure you and the kids stay away. Well i think for me and maybe for the kiddos too. I don't know but for me. It's the the worst part you know other other than the obvious of you. Know seeing my spouse going through this right but you know how it how it affects. Your frustrates me is the inability to plan. I love planning. I'm like okay. What are we going to do tomorrow. Six weeks from now five years from now and like i don't know win and might depression depression. Yeah and you're going to be like. Oh sorry man like as much as you would love to go do that. Depression is just crushed. You for that day or week or i mean there are many many times to. I'm going to say through the years that i've pushed myself. You know because. I i wanna do fun things at the family like you know. I think a lot of people feel that way. Like yeah wanna goaded disneyworld and make memories you know and you feel like that that depression creep over you and you just got to push through it as hard as it is. You just gotta you can't quit. You got to keep moving gonna walk wounded speaking of which so i know we. We referenced. The walk wounded message right. So so for those of you. Who don't know this was a message from church. The highlands with A great jura tear in this region of the country. One of the biggest in the nation as i recall got twenty plus camp twenty two twenty. Three i don't even know now. We got a bunch of campuses anyway. The the one of the pastors nikon carter. He spoke any told the story about a guy that will testament by the name of jacob who ends up wrestling with this angel and this angel as he's wrestling with jacob he he knocks jacobs jacobs hip out of socket right but jacob keeps wrestling. He's like hey. I am not going to let you go until you bless me. And so he. He eventually wins the wrestling match. The angel blesses him. And then jacob has to go meet his brother. There's whole back did this to me his brother and as he's going to meet his brother he's limping like crazy. And so even though the angels blessed and basically god putting his hand on him and saying hey like i you know i i love you. I approve of what you're doing. You know i'm blessing right now. Even though god did that he didn't heal him completely soup but jacob still had to keep moving and he had to walk wounded. Right into put in real world speak is like yeah. You can have blessings you can have all these great things in life you can have money. Houses cars land lakes pools vacation homes. But that doesn't mean you're not going to have wounds right from other people from yourself from life itself. Ptsd is usually a a life itself kind of thing so what you gotta keep walking for. Sure for sure so what's another takeaway back to. What we're saying is be patient and educate yourself. If you want to help your spouse or even yourself like okay like read just read read. How other people are doing it and that have been successful and and see how it actually manifests in your own life. Because just saying it's ptsd. I bet there some other things surrounding it that maybe you don't even know. And so educate yourself and be patient with yourself and your spouse if it's your spouse right right and somebody said this is another great takeaway. Here is give your spouse space if your spouse was the one who has the. Ptsd right give them the space they need. I will say that with the caveat if you believe. They are in danger of hurting themselves. Get the appropriate help. Absolutely this is not the your spouse said. Hey i'm gonna take my own life and then you say okay one. That's giving them space. No no no. That's not a time when you need to give them space. That's a time when there needs to be an intervention right. You know so when we're talking to give give your spouse space. it's you patricia. Saying yeah take your dog for hike. Its ninety degrees. go ahead. i'm not with you. I'll be in the pool right. Yeah right yeah gopher run go go do something to to just relax to take that. Take the edge off so to speak. Then so give your spouse space. I think is a really really great takeaway there so anything else any other takeaways. We should share with our audience today. I don't know. I think we've covered it. I mean just to walk wounded. Hold their hand while they're walking did. Oh may that's the that'll pre treat there. that's good. That is so good well patricia again. So much for coming on the show really really appreciate. I know you didn't feel great today but you muscled through it and i'm so so glad you did. I know our listeners grew be happy as well and obviously on this show. We ask a lot of questions that we do our best to answer a lot of questions and we all have a lot of questions but the most important question we can ask ourselves is this. Have i accepted the forgiveness of sins. That only comes through faith. In jesus christ will thank you so much for listening. Be sure to follow social media. Facebook occurred to fight again. Same thing on instagram and twitter ad courage again. You can pick up. A copy of my book resolve at courage to defied again dot com or also on amazon. It has been such a pleasure sharing our hearts in this conversation with you today until next time. Thanks for listening.
Bladeless Wind Turbine Generates Electricity by Vibrating
"People think of wind power most imagine rows of giant turbines stretching across wide expanses of land. David yanez envision. Something else entirely. Jagna is co-founder of vortex bladeless. Eight spanish startup has the name of his company. Implies he's invented a blameless wind turbine if fabric structure nikon mast. instead of relying on rotating blades the cylindrical device vibrates back and forth as air moves around it. the technology is still in its infancy. We are working now. We've had various more device. We named device bore so far it only produces enough electricity to charge your cellphone or a small sensor but jagna says bigger devices could generate much more power the energy that the martini say to produce glows betty. Betty fast they hide so larger devices could be used to help. Our homes jagna says the bladeless designed is quieter less noticeable and lower maintenance than conventional turbans. So it could more easily be installed in urban and residential areas and because the wind often continues to blow at night when the sun is down. Home wind and solar systems could together provide power night and
What You Need To Know About Crypto Volatility
"Spoke earlier with Bloomberg about crypto volatility. Take a listen Think Big Clinton will be somewhere between 40 and 55,000 for the next chapter before it kind of builds up enough new momentum to take out 55,000. And in the year much higher. How concerned are you about the short term volatility being introduced by Elon Musk. Listen, he learned must is a important figure in American business on certainly in the global retail crypt, the world he's a bit of a Nikon hey, was great. For a trip down when he was positive for for Bitcoin. He's caused some some issues. I think if you take the line face value, though, when he said Woz He worried that as big Quinn used more and more electricity, which it will it could have a negative impact on C two emissions. That's true for every industry. And so I think you're going to see a response from this industry like you should see a response from every industry to say hey, in this gap of time before Electricity of Green energy technique is 78 years away. We should do something to offset our footprints, and that's banking. It's in crypto. It's in tact. It's a industrial businesses isn't problematic. That, like one of the hottest currencies is a joke does and that Elon Musk, who is this, like? Sort of like face of it all, is essentially Whipping people into that one and sort of multiplying the jokes and you have all their influential people talk about even other jokes and that this sort of like does it make it harder to put on? You know, basically make the case that this is serious industry with a straight face. Listen, yes, is the answer. I don't want to discredit. The does community or any of these communities, right? What you're seeing here is a response against the monetary policy of the U. S. And the world and the frustration people have had With the system and this young generation and said, Hey, we can band together and create our own way of investing. Some of it is frivolous that I think
Is a New DSLR Totally Out of the Question? (Pentax K-3 III)
"I must admit. I'm a bit fascinated by this camera. I'm talking about the pentax. K three mark three and first of all i'm fascinated because it's a dsl are. They have been working on this for a while now I believe the release has been delayed at least six months and here we are in twenty twenty one almost the middle of twenty twenty one with announcements from cannon about their high profile. Mirrorless nikon's hanging on sony is just Released another batch of a great cameras this year and pentax comes out with a dsl. Are really fascinating. So i'm looking at this thing and f i. I'm a bit skeptical and tech shooter right. I have a pentax. Kp which was. I think they're last cropped sensor camera a pse in a love that camera. i mean. I absolutely love that camera. Love the way it renders images the lenses. I have four terrific. I mean it's compact is just a great camera and i use it For my professional work quite a bit especially for my work Out in the field they do coverage for the jc for public relations. Things like that. It's just a terrific cameras pop up flash all that good stuff. So it's not like. I'm not familiar with pentax dea solarz or pentax film cameras or any of the came out lenses going all the way back to the nineteen eighties. I'm well aware of pentax and yet I'm looking at this camera the k. Three mark three and going. Wow that really takes guts really takes guts.
Big Cameras. Big, Big Cameras And more
"Arguable as we've discussed here many in time. If a flagship body is needed anymore in today's world you know the ones. I'm talking about the behemoths. Usually with integrated grabs most of the time often seen in the hands of photo journalists sports photographers and rich guys. Who think it'll somehow make their photos better which it won't crazy expensive bodies that few people can even afford and fewer people really need these bodies used to be aspirational. They are the ones you wish you had. But then you learn that as cool as they are. They're hard to justify it unless you know that you're gonna make that money back or like. I said you're ridiculously rich. You've gotta be able to justify that great expense back in the day. When i dropped sixty five hundred bucks on our brand spanking new nikon d for us. That was an ultra moment. I actually made a face but at the time it made sense to get one now it would just be a luxury a camera. That wouldn't help me do anything better right now. A camera man for somebody knocking around iraq or afghanistan covering crazy wars and stuff. I'm not doing that so i don't need. A body like that. Described by nikon is quote an unprecedented imaging experience and quote the company z. Nine full frame mirrorless beast which is currently under development features. A brand new full frame affects seamus censor a new processor and eight k video video. Not historically being. The company's strong suit might add. We'll see how that all shakes out. This body isn't a reality at just in development but the company wants the world to know right now that it is coming and as you can tell. I'm not terribly excited about it. Sure they're cool but very few people really need this. That and i just don't see it as the best direction for a camera company to go in anymore especially if they're already struggling with sales like nikon is so far all we've seen as a photo. The z nine from the front along on a statement from the company saying that it will bring together. Nikon's quote groundbreaking technologies to deliver the best still and video performance in nikon history. I'm quote the company is also saying that. The z nine. As we can see in the released photo we'll have an integrated grab and this body. Quote embodies ultimate usability as tool offering users and unprecedented imaging experience from capture to workflow exceeding that of previous digital last are and murless cameras and quote. So for those still in denial. The company itself is telling us that they feel this camera. The z nine will bast every body that they've ever made that includes ds lars as well as merely us. You just don't make a statement like that unless it's true or you get completely excoriated by people. So the z nine had better. Live up to the hype. Now nikon rumors reports that this has been tested with both forty five as well as sixty megapixel sensors perhaps in trying to find that sweet spot of resolution versus low light ability and that other features include being able to shoot stills at twenty frames per second with a blackout free. evf also knows electronic viewfinder a sixteen bit robson a brand new menu system. Thank you. It was needed improved noise levels and better dynamic range and you know what all that sounds. Reasonable you know. These bodies are meant primarily for photo journalist. Sports sports shooters and the like and it's a happy balance of speed resolution and functionality. They also say that. The camera will be tested at the tokyo olympics. This summer. which you'll recall was postponed year due to covid nineteen and it's expected to be released sometime in the fall of two thousand twenty. One know people have largely moved on from the thinking that they need the flagship body even knowing they're probably never gonna own it because it's six thousand sixty five hundred bucks or so not to mention that these smaller bodies that have been out for years. Now we're talking. Mirrorless bodies are let's desired so thanks to well that being the only option amir us for so long small bodies that trained us into thinking that bigger is not necessarily better and it's up to these companies to decide whether or not this is where they want to spend their time their money no research and development time and costs and you that this point here in twenty twenty one. It's a luxury that they can no longer afford.
Goodhart's Law in Reinforcement Learning
"Student at university. College london minds researches mauka manipulation if you have self trading algorithm does it learn to manipulate markets. And then going from that. How'd you stop it for many players in the market on cutting more generally how do you tell algorithm which runs a policy. How do you tell it. The certain things are illegal. Should be done. So it's kinda taking me on more security journey than i thought it would because of going into the world of experimental psychology lower because not market knows very interested in intent lieutenant and they're also interested in coz -ality my work at the moment is trying to establish will Like for an hour them and the what the beginning to be talking about today is connected to quality so is an area that really came up in my kinda full mold machine learning education and it was only probably just over a year. When i read a book by judy. Appel will the book of why a restarted get interested in the subject to causality and realize that it's something but isn't tool on isn't handled while a machine learning at all. And if you read the book. Paul is very adamant about the importance of alexey. In housing types of analysis simply can't walk without taking into account so it drew a question in my mind is wide or how machines machine learning techniques reinforcement dining. what when there's no explicit treatment of causality. it's all so that led to the dog brought to pipe official quoted by fulminate cool cool combo good health law enforcement butting so a reinforcement learning should be all about causality. You have an agent. He chooses actions that she's actions. That somehow changes the world. They receive some kind of award the world changes and so on so you think that reinforcement learning calls aleksey guy well together and actually if you to believe bill. They can't walk reinforcement. Dining should be able to work if causality isn't explicitly treated. But if you look at sutton a barter which is the canonical text on reinforcement. Learning a search for the wet causality. Causal anything like that pays exactly zero times in the book. So someone's gotta be wrong. Eva wrong in saying that actually k. nikon generate any kind of policy to solve a problem or reinforcement dining extremely lucky so far in the Questions that they've studied have contained any kind of interesting causal structure. I agree that the word causality is suspiciously missing from most of the reinforcement literature. Books and papers. I've encountered but it almost feels like it could be there implicitly. Could this just be a matter of semantics. Well that's the great hope from deep reinforcement dining. I guess that ye somehow by involving date neural network in order this somehow in that your network which is unknowable. Mysterious does the job of analysing causality. It doesn't automatically so you don't need to think about it. And it's done you don't need to worry about to me fulfillment dining works. So let's move on. And i guess there is an element of that because reinforcement dining does work. But it just made me think about if you look in science. In general there's a long history of humans discovery techniques which work with before actually understanding why they work so i was thinking about i on the on age was five hundred bc even saudi arabia and to make land. You need to take on all you. Smelted with coke and the coke burns in the air that produces carbon monoxide to carbon monoxide displaces. The oxide in the side which then lacey with real on so at what point in human silenced. It be realized that was happening. Probably two years lights may be seventeen eighteen. Hundreds ole is time. We still had on tools. Said he didn't really matter that we didn't know why what it did kind of walk on. I like bit to reinforcement learning. Maybe the process. Which does what. It's a bit mysterious. Maybe ego to do things to get it to work. But the actual understanding as to white wax isn't diane. I think without an understanding of sally cardi understand. Why rainbow sledding works. I can pull out a textbook or maybe go
"nikon" Discussed on KHVH 830AM
"Him to the American people. But they re introduced him as just a Nikon of the LGBT movement. He was never active or involved in any way with gay rights activism until the very end of his life. And he used to say if both sides hate you, you must be suit doing something wrong. But Nonviolent tactics, constitutional means democratic procedures and respect for human personality and a belief of all people. Being one is what I stand for. This is the Glinda program. Oh, man, we had ribs last night. Hmm. My wife got a really early to reach over for her. Her cell phone. Turn on the grill from bread. Yeah, yeah. It is sexy. Yeah, well, for me, it is for me. It is because then once we started to get up, I started to smell the smoke from the grill, and I'm like, honey. It's Miller time. You know what I'm saying? Anyway? Wreck Tech is just fantastic. You can cook anything on it. It's really, really simple and I have to tell you It is so well built. The thing is like a tank and the reason why it's affordable. It is because they don't have the middleman. They're not sold in stores. But you can a be compared to the best grill. You confined anywhere. I want you to a B grill them a compare them you will see the.
Bret Kinsella - The State of Voice Tech
"I think the first time i saw you speak you talked about. You know phase. One and i believe you said phase one of voice. Assistance is more or less around proliferation which I think you can attest. Is ben something that's been ongoing thing. You know through all of the different devices and then in incorrectly from wrong about phase one then phase two was habituation specialization Which i believe you said that. Mike two thousand and nineteen so. I'm curious like do you consider where we're at with voice technology today to sort of be in this in the same phase or are we entering into a new phase in what categorizes that new phase. Okay that's interesting. I've been thinking about this a little bit. Because i think it was actually the beginning of always insider that i talked about entering phase two. Now i've had a couple of different discussions about this Also at conferences as well and so if probably characterize it slightly different ways depending on the context But i but as we're talking. Now let me tell you how i think about it. Right i think about the first phase was really the introduction it was essentially a narrowcasting type of concept was voice assistant within a context and the context was defined by the device it was available on and the things that people were doing on those devices and so we had the we have the narrow context of syria and smartphone. We had the narrow context of alexa on a smart speaker. And then where those things went. And when i first started talking about phase two. Which i still think is is right. It was really about expanding the distribution across surfaces. So this idea that voice assistant would have universal access and distribution is that term because we have a lot of technologies come along and it seemed very promising but then they don't get distribution and not enough people either have access to it or seek it out or then use it when they do have access to and so they die the by and and that's really one of the things. I was most interested in very early on. Would there be enough entry points for people to use voice assistance so that they could actually bring them in and so that second phase it. I was really talking about two years ago saying. Hey we're seeing the rise of smarts spl as we're seeing other types of smart home devices we're gonna see expansion in the car. We're going to see more us on the phone and other places right And i think that's largely ben correct. That's happened now. What i think about this idea. Habituation and the deeper adoption. That's really where we are. We're sort of i would say we're in phase one or phase point five of that and what it's largely been as habits that people had in other areas of their life And they're transferred it to avoi- system so the number one example is music neck talks about that nikon Y ford talks about that a lot and he. He really ties a lot of the things that are going on to music. And it's a useful rubric. I don't like buy into that one hundred percent but it's it's there's absolutely a significant significant correlation there with music because we see that smart speakers But i think more broadly what we're going to see is the just the benefit of this throughout all media
5 Things Photographers Wonder About and Sometimes Debate
"Know it's funny. The things that just sort of come into your mind sometimes, and yes, we have Google and a lot of times we use Google. But the thing about Google is that you don't really have a relationship with Google, in the sense, there's any predictability about what Google is going to say, and the analogy that I like to use our film critics and film critics are interesting to me because when you find a film critic that has similar tastes to yours then that film critic becomes really valuable because he or she then you know has opinions that that more often than not you know you're going to like or see eye to eye with. So it's not like you just you know on Google is like you get all film critics. All film critics all over the map. And some of them you know may have the same sort of tastes that you do and some may not, and there's really no way to know, and that's kind of the cool thing when you get to hang out with someone or you have a friendship with somebody. who sort of sees things the way that you do and in photography that can be particularly useful because as you bounce ideas off them, they're just not gonna go off all over them. Happy. You know you go. Well, what should I use? You Know Light Room or you know? Capture one pro and they go I think you should never use anything at all. And you go. Well well, I have to use something. No finder based is the best way to go and you're just going. This is totally not useful. Not Useful. I. Need. So on that sort of understands that a photo management application is useful at least as a starting point. The reason, why bring all of this up is that with all the advantages that we have with online life these days, there are still a lot of little gaps gaps where you go man I just. I just wish Google understood me I just wish Alexa. Understood me. So that she would give me some sort of answer that came close to the way that I see the world. Now that sort of a long winded way for me to say some of these questions that they have here. I'm sure you have asked yourself before you know sure that you've just Kinda gone in your mind. Well, you know are they you know Blah Blah Blah and then kind of look it up and you get all sorts of different things in some point you go. I don't. I kinda the same spot I was before and you still may be in the same spot that you were before with these after I talk about them. But at least we'll have fun doing it right in that. Okay. There's something to be said for that. All right. So I have five things here that SORTA come up. and. They're fun to deal with in the world of photography. And sometimes it's really helpful to have a sounding board for these things and I'm going to start with the first one are generic batteries okay to use. And are they as good as the ones sold by manufacturers at twice the price in any of us who shoot with digital cameras, which probably is all of us know this scenario when you buy the digital camera, you get a battery and it's made by the manufacturer or at least it has the manufacturers labelling on it. In the manufacturers, very clear about these are the only batteries that should go in your camera because otherwise who knows it may start you know catching on fire or go up in pufus smoke or The meter may suddenly give you odd readings and things like that odd things that you just don't know. And my experience has been with third party batteries and generally speaking I use a Watson for my batteries that are not made by the manufacturer and I've had great luck with them I use them in Olympus Cameras, use them Fuji Cameras, use them in Nikon cameras. The reason why I use them is because they cost a lot less in my experience has been that they last as long and they perform as well and I have yet to have a problem with any of these batteries in the sense that my camera did not perform the way that I expected it to have not had any of those issues at all. So right now, in fact, I have in the other room I have a double chargers, a Watson charge of double charger with removable plates. I can charge two batteries at the same time and I can charge all sorts of different types of batteries because each little plate that costs whatever six, five, six dollars. allows me to fit a specific camera battery in it, and when you're sewing like me, that's always having different cameras and stuff in in the mix This is really helpful. Now when I go out for a shoot generally speaking I will have three batteries with me. Right, it'll be one daddy in the camera, and then I'll have an extra two batteries and rarely do I have any problems having three batteries with me even on cameras that go through batteries pretty fast. Now, one of those three batteries will be manufacturer's battery and the other two generally speaking are made by someone else like Watson or something like that, and I don't even think about which battery is in the camera and he'd given us not like I'm always going to start with the manufacturer's battery, and then if I have to, I'll go to the Watson. I don't do that. I mean sometimes watching starts out in there sometimes the manufacture. It doesn't make any difference in I. Don't notice any difference so. To answer this particular question. I don't know what Google says. Is. It's OK to use generic batteries. Look at the reviews before you buy photographers will tell you if the battery is performing well or not. If it's got four star rating or more, and most of the comments are hey, the saying I can't even tell the difference is probably safer you to use it and you will save a boatload of money. In other words you could buy two of those batteries and probably a portable charger for the price that the manufacturer wants to charge you for their battery.
Should You Create a Photography Budget?
"After the first week of shooting with the Nikon Z. Five near camera with twenty four to fifty millimeter compact Zoom Lens and compacted is for a full frame. I started asking myself where can I reasonably come up with the seventeen hundred dollars to buy this kit? And you may recall that I talked about this camera a few weeks ago on the podcast and I really liked it i. did I was so impressed with the images that does making from the eastern Sierra and Lake Tahoe with this camera than I thought man, this would be good to have access to all the time. All the time. You know it's not too heavy. The compact twenty, four to fifty millimeter lens was performing really beyond my expectations. And I already have lots of Nikon glass that I could use with an adapter. I don't have the Z. Mount Glass. I would just have the twenty four fifty if I bought the kit. But I have all sorts of F mount stuff I have g lenses and I could get their adapter in use all of that with this camera. So I was very very tempted. Full frame cameras that had shot with in a long time that not only did I like the camera itself not only I enjoy shooting with it. I loved the images and I felt like it was a manageable camera to have with me when I'm hiking and doing things outdoors. So now, we fast forward three weeks later. And I'm boxing up the Nikon's e five in attaching the shipping label to return it to be an H. Photo who had let me use it for a month of for review purposes. So by this point I was okay sending it back. I didn't want to but it was the right decision. So I went from you know that first week just really being infatuated with it wanting to hang onto it. I still want to hang onto it but over the course of the next three weeks, I got to the point to where I can send it back. You know pretty much like I was supposed to. So, how did I get from Point A to point B right? Now I can look you straight in the Mike in say I'm okay. Sending it back. I really have. Here's how. Because, that seventeen hundred dollars plus probably another four hundred dollars for accessories and especially, I was GonNa need you know the adapter? So I could use my f Mount Lenses. That was not in my twenty twenty photography budget. In fact, you know we're only in October and I have less than seven hundred dollars left to spend. So back to New York the Z five goes now that wasn't the only factor in I'll. I'll explain a little bit more about that, but it was definitely a factor. You know I have done my budget ahead of time I do it about this time of year for the next year. I have made some very good purchases that I'm in love with. And seven hundred dollars left and Z five just doesn't fit in that tiny little window of seven hundred dollars doesn't even come close. So the funny thing is even though. On one level I hate them I'm a big Fan of budgets right? You know. I guess it is the ultimate love hate relationship. You Know I. Have An overall budget for the business you know and I run that monthly and that's for the. Business and then I have a breakout budget specially forget and that's more what I'm talking about today. And then I create budgets for trips as well. Well, at least I did until about six months ago. And I haven't created any of those lately at all I wonder why wonder why? I do the photography budget because it protects me from me I know how easily a new camera or a new land can turn my head I. Know that about me I do. So easily in fact, that I usually have to create a pros and cons list in addition to a budget to reach a sound decision I'll give you some examples earlier this year. I wanted to by the OEM D one mark three, right I had had it on loan I loved shooting with it. You know I went to Costa Rica with it. I had it with me in Costa Rica along with some lenses. and. I was truly impressed with this camera and I'm already shooting Olympus. It was eighteen hundred dollars then when I when I first resisted and now even worse for me, you can get one for fourteen hundred dollars. You can get the M one mark three for fourteen hundred dollars. That is a good value. I'm telling you right now. But you know that's still twice as much as my remaining senator dollars in my budget to tell you the truth. This is where the pros and cons comes in as well. I really can't justify it because my mark to is still an amazing camera that thing has been producing great images for such a long continues to do so.
'Notorious RBG:' Ginsburg transcended the court to become a pop culture icon
"Calling Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a relentless litigator and an incisive jurist who inspired generations from the tidy ist tricker treaters toe law students burning the midnight oil to the most powerful leaders in the country. Ginsberg died Friday from cancer complications at the TV at the age of 87 News nation reporting, The Ginsburg felt that equal rights for all is critical. I have three granddaughters like to be take able to take out my pocket constitution and say that the equal citizenship stature of many women He's a fundamental tenet of our society. Illinois politicians weighing in on the pass is passing of justice skins. Berg Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. Ginsberg represented the finest among lawyers in our country, Governor Pritzker said. America has lost a Nikon. And our legacy will endure and 11 district 11th District U. S. Congressman Bill Foster said Ginsburg was truly a pioneer in the legal world and an American hero. Ginsburg was the second woman to sit on the high court, joining Sandra Day O'Connor in 1993. She went on to become its longest serving woman in history. She was also the first female Jewish justice indefinitely. A Liberace two skins, Berg won the respect of many conservatives with her grasp of the law and her carefully crafted opinion. And as the court shifted to the right, her scathing Descents elevated her to a pop culture icon, inspiring legions of young I'm fans and feminists to emulate her famous outspokenness 25 24 3 and her fitness routines, earning her the hip hop inspired nickname Notorious RBG. That's a B C's
Growing Your Photo Business with Dixie Dixon
"Able to welcome back to another episode of this week in photo I'm your host. Frederik. Van Johnson today I have the honour and pleasure of sitting down with the illustrious Nikon shooting. Dixie Dixon, she talked about world. He's got he's working on what letter here we're GonNa talk about Nikon and all that good stuff dixie welcome to the show. Are you doing amazing thanks so much for that great intro I. Appreciate it. It's all true. It's all. You're awesome. I'm excited to be here today and chat with you. Cool. Well, let's talk about stuff. So you know we've just you know full disclosure you and I did an interview before over on the sky loon behind the scene podcast that I also host but I wanted to invite you onto this show is well because I want to. kind of slightly different direction and. Introduce you to this week and photo audience as well as the behind the scene audience if you subscribe to behind the scene search for it and go subscribe to that one too. So Yeah. Good stuff. Who is Dixie Dixon? Ukraine. So I've seen your name in fact. I. was just doing a livestream with a friend of mine who's also a Nikon shooter and I said I gotta go I. GotTa Hang Up because I'm getting ready to talk to Dixie Dixon and he's like I was like, have you heard of Dixie Dixon? He's like Have I heard of Dixie Dixon. It's like, have you heard of Prince? So. Tell us how did you get from where you were to being kind of a household name in the in the photography world? I appreciate that so much. Gosh it's been a really crazy adventure. I've had photography jobs. So I started out shooting the cheesy little league pictures shot with film actually was the Nikon F G camera, and so we'd be doing all those cheesy soccer ball like posing with a soccer balls and Just, the team photos and stuff like that, and then I ended up joining the yearbook staff and my image ended up making the cover of the yearbook. So for me, it was like a way to get out of my shell a little bit. I'm very much a sort of an introvert. So it was sort of felt rebellious and helped me get to know people and communicate and have fun and so that for me was like a moment. Wow maybe I could actually do this for a living. So I ended up going off to college I would have loved to majored in photography, but I really thought. Maybe I should figure out the business so I can actually figure out how to make a living doing this. So I ended up studying. Entrepreneurship at TCU and fell in love with the business side and then I ended up studying abroad with a world renowned fashion photographer I literally googled fashion photography study. Abroad. And there was one program through Syracuse University. So I got to go and study with Jeff Licata and listen over in London and Prague and do my first big fashion shoot, and that is when I really fell in love with the fashion photography side of things. So yeah, it's fun adventure I felt like it was yesterday but it's It's crazy how fast time flies and I got a job sheeting TV show and it just all came together. I have so many questions like I'm I'm curious how it works from. A lot of a lot of the twitter audience. Sure as the same question like the. One one path to success as a photographer seems to be fashion right? You got to be a fashion slash commercial photographer. You gotta be that person walking on said and you're in charge and you know the House music stumping in the background and models are doing their thing. There's a wind machine. Blowing. And somebody's up there like stevie nicks with the white thing. So how do you? How do you get there like what's what's the path from leaving school in entrepreneurship going through the internship and seeing how it's done from behind the scenes to building a brand like your brand and being sponsored and representing brands like Nikon? Yes. So it's been I always feel like as an entrepreneur you think you're just GonNa, go a nice gradual progression upward, but it's like. It's an interesting. It's an interesting journey if you will. There's ups and downs along the way. I. Mean my first few years I was shooting everything I was shooting weddings and portrait's and product. If anyone called me to do a shoot I knew how to do it. I said Yes to almost everything yeah. Just to just to pay the bills and whatnot so I ended up up to different websites My fashion website and then my commercial website I mean my wedding website and portrait website. So basically, when people would reach out and they wanted portraits, weddings, I was sent him to that website, and then all the fashioned stuff on my fashioned website was all three work that I had shocked my portfolio. So ultimately, you have to show the type of work that you WANNA be shooting. So I was wanting to shoot the fashion work so you have. To, go out and shoot that work, and then you're gonNA, eventually start attracting those type of clients. So then I started shooting for modeling agencies, they would do like paid portfolio shoots for their models. It started out as free portfolio shoots and then they ended up paying me to shoot their models for awhile and do that quite a lot and then that led to like two boutiques and showing them my work and ask him if I could collaborate.
Nikon Z5 Review
"So, one of the things that attracted me to the Nikon see five was the nick or twenty four to fifty millimeter f four to six point three Zoom Lens that you can get bundled with the camera. Now, both together are one, thousand, six, hundred, ninety, six dollars. So that's not exactly pocket change, but it is less than some of the other full featured full frame cameras on the market. What I really liked about this compact twenty, four to fifty millimeter zoom is that for a full frame camera, it really is compact. In fact, it has this mechanism that reminds me of a Pentax Lens that I have that we new twist it all the way it actually pulls all the way into the body. The knows all the way into the body, and then when you want to use it, you have to twist at the other. To release the lands and then it does at zooming thing from there. So the Nice thing about it is that when you're packing it or putting it in a case or something. It really is fairly compact for a full frame Lens Ns alight as well. So my thinking was that this tandem would be a good full frame option for hiking and travel. So I decided to put the theory to the test with eight mile hike to crystal cove in South Lake Tahoe. Now, before I, tell you how that went let's take a closer look at the specs for this camera. And again, we're talking about the Nikon is e five murless camera. Okay. Here we go. The first one is a four point three megapixel seamus sensor with x speed six processor. So. That gives you ISO sensitivity. The way up to fifty one, thousand, two, hundred. Now they say in their marketing materials quick shooting at four point, five frames per second. Most of us would not think as four point, five frames per second as fast bursts. Okay. Not Anymore not after shooting with some of the cameras that we do. So there is the first area where you go. Okay this is not top of the line, but it's probably fine for travel for landscape. You know for hiking for things like that right it's a really nice censor by the way I love the image quality that it produces. Now, the auto focus system has two hundred, seventy, three selective points. In. As a hybrid system that uses both face detection and contrast detection methods and I would say that the autofocus is quite decent every now and then I was surprised when it took it a second to figure something out that didn't seem that hard to me but overall pointed I pressed I captured and it went very well my hit rate was quite high. I was only using however the twenty four to fifty millimeter Lens. In fact, I'll talk a bit more about that in just a few minutes. Now, it has a nice three point two, inch, one, million LCD screen that you know goes up and down right it doesn't swing out it's not fully articulated, but it has the up and down articulation which I actually prefer for most things unless I'm going to be using the camera for video for photography I like the up and down tilt a lot better the screen. Is, quite. Nice, it also is a touchscreen and you can operate the camera from the screen itself if you wish, and then has a three point, six, nine, million dollars, electric viewfinder, and it is a quite good I, like the view, the electronic, find her a lot. It's interesting how often though when I'm out nature I, find myself shooting via the LCD screen as opposed to the electronic viewfinder. Just because I, like those different angles I really do however when I'm doing electron viewfinder photography and I'm looking through that. From. The Nikon I like it. I like what I see I like the readouts on the inside. It's really easy on the eyes and quite pleasurable. Now one thing that we do get even though this is not top of the line. Camera in the Nikon lineup is we get dual SD memory card slots in their st memory card sauce which. Some of us, prefer to the the newer standards and they both both slots support you H S too. So they are high speed and there's two of 'em there and I would say that as one of the really nice features of this camera.
Two New Bodies and Upgradingor Not - and more
"Now that the Sony a-7 seven s mark, three's been released I've got some thoughts about it, and if you listen to the show for a while, you know that I used to own the originally seven s a body that while pretty darn amazing was not perfect I mean we're talking five plus years ago or so my old friend Paul Giro's sonar is in somebody I've known for a long time since way back when I was in. College and he was a photo journalist in Phoenix Arizona not only gave me the push to launch this podcast. He also introduced me to the murless world without his encouragement. It might have been a few years before had serious experience with murless and if you forgotten the story or just haven't heard it, I, ordered the Sony a seven ass the a six, thousand incredible Zeiss fifty, five, millimeter, one eight, which is unbelievably sharp and Sony's Seventy Two Hundred F. Four all amount, not only that they day after they arrived I, shot the Utah State High School Football Championships with them a day. Later that was crazy I also brought my Nikon d four s with me but I don't think I even took it out once I shot the games with that tiny town little a six thousand which I still have and guess what I still got the shots I needed I have done. Significantly better with the deforest of course, but I wanted to put the Sony gear through its paces and that was definitely a good way of testing it. The A six thousand was great for action and there was light aplenty. So I S O wasn't an issue ISO also not an issue with the a seven ass where it failed of course was in shooting action though it's just not made for that. We're talking the original a seven. Ass Sony design their various lines of murless bodies to be purpose built. You know the a seven are was for resolution the a six thousand line was the gateway drugs I called it into mere less for Sony the a seven is your all around camera and the nine for action. Of course, the seven ass being for low light shooting and video or was since then they've Kinda all matured and they kind of dabble capably in each. Other's areas I like that a seven ass but I didn't love it. You know it could see in the dark and that was pretty darn amazing. But for what I was shooting at the time, it just didn't cut it. So I got rid of it. I had my defoe ass after all and later on at the D. seven fifty and then later came the as seven asked mark too which was way better. I didn't get one. Though and now finally the a seven asked mark three a body that if you're shooting in crappy lighting conditions a lot, let's say mainly, this is the body that you want. Sony. As we know has been absolutely killing it for years now. So at this point, you just can't go wrong with a Sony and that's coming from Fuji. Film. Guy If you need and that's the operative word here need full frame and DSR's are dead to. You go Sony I mean you just do if you want a pse crop, you go Fuji Film, take the savings on not having a buy full frame glass and then you just call it good and good the a seven ass is not great. Great is the word you're looking for it has a twelve megapixel backside illuminated sima sensor. Okay. That's where I probably lost something. You guys right it's still has a twelve megapixel sensor will. Yeah. The goal isn't massive resolution. It's light sensitivity. So you keep the mega pixels lower and with each iteration of these cameras, you can not only shoot in lower light. Those images are going to be less normally you're just not going to see a twenty four Megapixel, a seven S. model for at least five years or more, and honestly they could wait a decade and we'll be just fine I. think the very next one the. Mark Four, which would probably see in two to three years from now, at most is going to be sixteen Megapixel, you just wouldn't go higher than that. If you're GONNA want low light sensitivity and smooth nice noise free for the most part images you go higher in the Megapixel and all of sudden that's all mostly out the window besides who needs all. Those mega pixels when people are increasingly viewing your images and video on a smartphone or tablet rather than a computer. So there's that. Now what is new in this body is that has incredibly fast readout speeds a native ISO range of eighty on up to I s O. One hundred and two, thousand, four, hundred that's unbelievable and that's things to the new. Processor you can also capture four K. video at up to one hundred, twenty P and four K. Sixty P ten bit for to two with no pixel binning or line skipping and sixteen bit pro res- raw out the HDMI port up to four K. Sixty. P.
Wildlife Photographer Moose Peterson Discusses Maintaining Passion and Focus
"When you and I started techniques merit it was based on this idea we had we wanted to go beyond the skills that it takes to run a business or captured image. So today's guest is the epitome of the kind of information we hoped we'd be able to share with our listeners Moose Peterson is in the house he's a photographer. Educator producer but most important of all at least to me, he's a fighter to protect our wildlife heritage and there's a line from his mission statement on his website that I wanna read quote the goal of our work is to preserve our wild heritage in reaching this goal, we worked towards educating the public as well as other photographers close quote. And that's what I love about Mussa's work. Here's another aspect today's interview. It's kind of fun Moose and I share a lot of mutual friends, but we had never met until photoshop world year or so ago now finally meeting and talking at the show is another example why I always remind all of you attended many conferences as you can and it doesn't matter whether they're live or online. The point is that every time you go to a Reference you build your network. A little bit and you expand. So we're GONNA talk about how Moose uses his skills as an artist to educate and a light and photographers in the public into one of our greatest assets protecting the wildlife us. So most this is going to be the cue for your lips to move welcome to beyond technique. Let me tell you I was having a hard time not cutting in during the intruder to mention a few quips but thanks for having me here. Very much. I appreciate it well, feel free to quit away after a post interview. Lanao that I've got permission to move my lips believe me I will. Deal. Thrilled to have you I mean you talk about a photographer on a mission? Your work is stunning. What you stand for is is so awesome and we're just so pumped to have you on the show and we want to kick it off with our favorite first question tell us about your background and how you develop your passion for photography you got where you are today. While you know. Especially the. Is. Hard for people to. But I my being wear 'em today is. The greatest chain of happy serendipity that you can imagine. It wasn't like one day I said I'm going to be a photographer and that's what I set out to do. It was I was very fortunate to have parents who took me out. I was I did spend time. I it's been eight time inside which is why four walls and I never get along I. St- was in the Sierra as a kid, my dad and I would do five hundred miles a year backpacking. And it was. It was just the cavalcade of things. My sister are very gifted commercial artists. So I learned color stuff from her my dad was. Really, was you know into light? So the home was lit. Solo things just part of. Growing up and then. When I was. Just about third grade nine years old or so ten years old. My cousin a real brilliant guy. Just got his Nikon F and a two, hundred, four and he. PUT IT in my hands well, it just everything just kept going from there. And I wish I could take credit for the whole thing. But I can't it was just the way life unfolded. And I'm very fortunate and blessed because it. It keeps doing that for me even today.
Are we being CENSORED?
"Censorship the Suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, News, etc that are considered obscene politically unacceptable or threat security censorship. Of the press censorship of Photography, Censorship of the big stories of our time, it's not something I thought possibly in the so-called civilized Western society. We don't have that problem. Do we now? Of course not this is a country where we reveling being transparent. Some have argued that there's too much transparency and not enough privacy but privacy and censorship a two very different conversations. It's about time we talked about this with a guest in more detail is this is a subject that has been mooted a good few. Times in only a few months on this program in more than a handful of interviews, it's difficult not to politicize this discussion. But if we're going to start having more debate on it I'm certainly not going to be the editor who get squeamish about that Facet against busy censoring what a guest has to say on the subject Edmund Tara. Kobean is a well respected award-winning furhter journalist with decades of experience covering big stories in the UK and internationally, not just conversation starters but inform real discussion and decision. In fact, today and tomorrow episodes about just that pictures tell stories that need to be told with Pulitzer. Prize when Carl mcnaughton being tomorrow's commentator on the subject. Let's begin though with Edmund Tear copious and we're talking today about the necessity for change. But actually you have a very early story about change Hamen, you made a decision right from the start about direction you changed from medicine to making pictures and and I'm curious as to how that came about some Y. Yeah. It's but it's not quite as grand as that I never actually made to medicine I was. At the point of wanting to study medicine, the direction was going to be surgery I was fascinated by surgery. So that's that's what my goal was. That's where I was sort of headache. So I was already doing the relevant levels at high school chemistry body and so on. On Getting Ready to apply to do medicine I mean who knows if I would have been accepted or not but it's it was a kind of red at the beginning of my a-levels bullets a camera an ESA Larios it was the bottom of the range nick on a Nikon. And of course, prior to that I had an interest in photography. So this sort of interest was brewing brewing and getting bigger and bigger, and of course, as I was going through my early teenage years, sort of a expansion of mind and understanding of the world and history and news and paying more attention to what was going on. and also being able to start to digest visual imagery. That's when my sort of love of talk graffiti massively blossom. And that started right at the beginning of my of and that sort of continued and continued and continued to I reached a point where I thought. This is what I want to do. This is what I have to do. You know I want to be a photo journalist because I was so. Impressed by all the work that scene. But by this sort of work by these amazing photographers, mainly Magnum photos, photographers that was the sort of my main I chunk of education self. Education I. Basically go to the library comeback with a pile of books every every couple of weeks Some money out by a magazine or to to sort of read and yeah. That was my first sort of first education was magnum fighters, inverted journalism, and all of a sudden I realized this is the direction I want to go. You know it's amazing landscape photography, amazing portraiture fashion and saw. But as soon as I started getting into, it was one book that really kicked it off a book called in our time. by Magnum photos, photographers, and it's kind of became almost like a Bible. I just couldn't put that book down. and that sort of made me change direction. To my parents, this may one day I sort of came downstairs into the living room from my bedroom to. Delving into whatever books I was reading and I said, I've made a decision. I want to be a photographer by my parents just looked at each other sort of shook the heads and this son who went from wanting to be a surgeon all of a sudden wants to be. Photographer So yeah, that's that that was the change
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"The colorado-based image maker whose proudly sponsored by some of our favorites Allen Chrome ten NBA Ilford Tam Tehran Ben. Romanek's right as shot for the likes of Monster Energy Bosch Upper Deck Tamraz Oracle and other great clients errands bio uh-huh says his goal was to create images that people wanted to stare at even if they weren't sure why and if you head on over to his website at Anderson visuals dot com or catch him on social media. You'll see that's exactly what he's done is images are beyond amazing you've got to see his. Bts Videos on Youtube you will learn a lot like how unlike me ahrends able to walk on pipes in a warehouse without actually dying okay. You'RE GONNA learn a lot more than and that. Of course you're going to want to make sure to check him out on instagram. At Aaron Anderson Visuals to see his just absolutely astounding work. And I'd like thank you all for joining us here in episode three thirty three of the pet pixel photography podcast. We appreciate you all so much and thank you offer subscribing rating and reviewing doing us and I tunes or wherever else he listened to us and as always we appreciate that subscribe button. Do it now. Please don't miss a single episode as well as in all your friends on social media elsewhere and helping to get the word out about this show okay with that. I'm your host Sharkey James Lattes it as you may know during the last part of my career as a photojournalist I use Nikon's excellent D.. Seven hundred I still have that camera and and I vow never depart with it. Even though I'm getting rid of like most of my Nikon stuff and shooting Fuji Film. The only time that I partied with it was when I lent it. To Fella Boise in Levi Sem for a few months as he shot content for Plata pod but other than that it stays with me. Levi is also a former D. seven hundred owner. And if you ask anybody who owned it and sold it. They are granted. That was a special camera. That camera has cult status for a reason it was basically a d three like four thousand dollars. Cheaper Amazing Nikon hasn't done that sands and and probably never will that body is just one of those special outliers in the lineup. That Nikon creates that breaks the pattern somehow and while the d seven fifty another camera on that I absolutely loved didn't replace the D seven hundred at all it too was an outlier and here. We are like six years since it's come out Nikon for as much grief as I've given them over. The years manages the surprise me with these outlier bodies most of the others. There's our editor if you know. They're revs are the mark to the mark three. Whatever but those other bodies along with another one that I owned The d five hundred out liars hires big time eight fifty? Probably the greatest all-round Diaz Lar- that I've ever owned probably ever been made not so much out liar as it's just an incredibly well thought out. Evolution of the D eight Hundred d eight ten at Cetera. But now I must give credit where credit it is due and Nikon has another outlier in its hands in the newly announced D.. Seven eighty a camera. That takes a little bit of this and a little bit out of that and in spirit reminds me a lot of Sony's a seven mark three. A body clearly created a land with a massive thud at a time. When Sony Swung for the fences? Try to do as many dias. Laura owners over from Canon and Nikon before the big to at that time released released their first efforts in full frame. Murless ask anybody and if you're looking to jump in a full frame airless right now you just can't go wrong with the seven mark three. He can't it just isn't possible just like with the Fuji x t three on the crops. Are Things you know to ridiculously solid bodies. One of which I keep saying I'll buy and I will but I should probably sell that D- eight fifty first Nikon's new D.. Seven eighty is a bit d seven fifty really. Da Fifty along with their mere lizzy six and under the hood of the eighty twenty four point five megapixel back side illuminated PSI full frame sema censor powered by Nek speed six image processor the very same one in both the Z.. Savon and the Z.
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"No. One's doing that though if it's nighttime, you just happen have your camera with you and you see a bank robbery or something that's when you crank your ISO higher like that. Probably not that high though that might be overkill unless there's very. Little to no light around try once get it out of your system and forget that anything above the native range even exists. It's not a photo at that point it's an abstract art project. One that you don't WanNa show what's remarkably different about the D. seven eighty and makes it an outlier is that it's essentially a hybrid camera when you use the optical viewfinder as one does with the Dias, lar-, which this is these eighty use a fifty. One Point AF system with fifteen or the more accurate cross type sensors and more. Importantly, it uses the very same enhanced algorithm as the way more expensive d five. Nikon's current flagship body, which means the D. seven eighty is going to be ridiculously accurate with its autofocus to say the least. So long as US good technique, you're likely going to nail the shot and if you're shooting a wedding reception, let's say extremely low light that shouldn't really be. Much of a problem because the D seven eighty can focus down to minus for e V., for all intents and purposes that's darkness and with the aid of its upgraded one hundred and eighty thousand pixel advancing recognition system it will analyze everything in the frame. So you've got optimal exposure and color reproduction. Now, the exciting part as if that wasn't Sweden enough already is that when you switch to live view mode as you do in the past with any. Shoot Video, etc. You get something way better what they're calling murless technology. That's their words and I'm doing air quotes here taken from what they've learned in creating the Z. Seven and the Z six, and this is the very first in a DSL are what you get in the D. seven eighty is a whopping two, thousand, seven, hundred, seventy, three point focal plane hybrid, AF system the same one that's in the Z six covering ninety percent of the frame and..
"nikon" Discussed on Pet Life Radio
"It's a Nikon D. seven hundred and ten thousand and it is the heaviest camera that Nikon makes unfortunately it weighs about eighty pounds in a flash attachment was another twenty pounds and that's a hundred pounds yeah and I just couldn't lift that camera yeah so now with your back no so it was not a success I wouldn't say well if that's it that's the story yeah so if you are I these were obviously if you're a stronger person I've taken with tripod mounted shot of birds with the flash this is worse than I thought and it looks good I mean again on her serve to flash up but I got great shots I don't understand so that's for tiger feet cordially with you were listening to the last story now says photography corner and pretty soon we are going for like a whole room of photography like around no or an oval shape well for a you shape I suppose okay so what's new with Phil let's let's go to this feature what's new with Phil well still not a whole lot well next week what's new is you are going to be joining me at the graph nature center in it's too bad this is going to air too late for point what all around the country to flock to Holland Michigan and see bill Holman me do a talk at the D. graph nature center on feather brained and I'm burning the owner there is burning experts well the the I think everyone should have gone to it was a great of that yeah and not looking back how come no one went I can't imagine everyone abandoned welcome Christina wasn't there all white and Laura I don't hello they could come to Holland CS how does a very nice town is known for the tulip festival and a little later in our doesn't that rock segment this is for the youngsters we will be discussing Mister Paul Simon when an album well he was very young seventy years old well wow yeah do you have that so beautiful so what else I believe I do all right so we will be perhaps talk a little bit all right so bill never gonna now venture out into the rain drops and we're gonna look for our birds and we will let you know how we do at night on king point all right I I look forward to that and your listening to another fascinating hasn't been good so far really just the photography corner has been worth it you know I I really we had a better photography corner I should take a poll should be photographers corner photography corner let's see what our listeners decide I say photography but I'm just a listener so I'm gonna vote by vote let's ask Christina what she thinks so I can get you mean email photographers corner photography corn okay I'll shoot you an email on that okay I was talking to Christina okay so you're listening to what were you thinking a freighter could this be our worst show ever it's hard to tell really that's right there buyers pretty low yeah we will be back after this exciting word from our sponsor with more live burning or at least after live burning at night on king point on the Saginaw bay yeah right see in.
"nikon" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"Lot more powerful than any Nikon company because ever taken anywhere in the history of ever no Rothman writing at commentary magazine if Beijing resolved to put down the protests in Hong Kong with force which they will that's my take no robin continues the human tragedy will be eclipsed only by the global economic fallout Donald Trump shipments no words about what that would mean and the pressure that would be put on western firms eager to sacrifice liberty in exchange for access to the Chinese market that's talking to you Google and this is where the president can actually control the situation the man that manufacturing return to United States demand that Google not work with China and Amazon and Facebook in others these this is a totalitarian violent disgusting despicable hateful wretched horrific anti human regime so stop working with them say no until they change their ways isn't a is that what you tell people about guns you sell guns were not to shop there tons man people Hong Kong would surely like to be able to have the second amendment right about now they stormed the airport today do you think they were all sorts of kinds well they did it what do you think they cracked as many styles as possible I only have one photo right here and it's the top with the baton enhance how do you think it went down you know in China they're being referred to as riders and the president unfortunately has referred to them as writers they are not writers that's not what they are they are trying to secure their political future and their freedom we should support that and if Google doesn't want to support that screw Google and a Facebook doesn't want to support that let's give them the big gaffe who is the what we stand on what what is it that we actually believe in you cannot have free trade with a nation that doesn't think it's people should be free not only their people other people let's not bother the president's gonna have to speak out against the got aggressively and all this is going to play into a trade deal and to an argument if I may it might play in its favor he got a side of freedom you got a side with decency you got a side without question with the support of the people of Hong Kong that means you can get a trade deal gone which I know well that's what it means that's what it means and we'll take care of it will find other markets itself we're not gonna have this is a matter of fact we're not to work with other countries that are going to work with China forget it forget it what is not gonna have it so you decide globe do you want freedom what do you want the hell scape that is China just look to what they're doing in Hong Kong and you start applying the pressure that way communism has been and will always be an evil those people support communism are always and have been always and will always be wrong so says a say so don't worry about the tires here the tariff there anything else you gonna drop China all together I know I know that's a that's a hard thing to say right it's a hard thing to get around you are going to watch China kill people in Hong Kong here to watch them run people over still looking for the cheap tee shirt he still gonna buy a TCL television really you guys still do these things well that's on you we got a live in.
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"New system. Remember you can use full frame lenses on crop bodies but the other way around makes no sense at all so you've got fuji film which is solidly a._p._s. Crop a bunch onto other companies out there that make both and soon we're going to see nikon and canon crop options cropscience. That's right. That's now a thing anyhow how this newly discovered nikon pat and clearly shows the long rumored crop nikon which the rumors sites have dubbed the z. three and it has a feature or rather a lack of a feature that might be kind of confusing the some but actually makes a lot of sense a few years ago. I totally would approve this but ever since i've had my x t to i totally get it. My thinking on this has definitely evolved and what i'm talking about is the future nikon body lacking in electronic electronic viewfinder also known as an e._d._f. You know the place you put your i to well. You're free to put your anything you do you but you won't don't see anything so there's that now these crop bodies are going to be smaller of course they're clearly aimed at the more consumer enter the market and these companies need need to have lower priced offerings in their new mireles systems or they're just going to be handing money over to sony fujifilm and the others my gut tells me that nikon and canon in an are busting their hump right now trying to get these crop bodies ready after all consumers are gonna go with what's available in crop and as of this moment that's nikon nor cannon. Remember consumers don't care about these companies. Older crop systems nikon's people especially forget about these these days. It's nikon's e. R. nothing at all you know i think it was pretty darn goofy to shoot with a camera away from your face and essentially using the l._c._d. L._c._d. much as you would when you use your smartphone because it's not nearly as stable as when the cameras pressed against your face and you can bring your elbows in your body to stabilize realize things i mean we actually taught these things to people. That's how you get a steadier shot and be able to shoot at lower shutter speeds and it still is aside from using a tripod or a plata pod or what have you having the camera to your face and your elbows in is gonna do wonders for your photography when it comes to the steadying your shot if you're getting blur and you're shooting at lower shutter speeds. You want to try that. I i think another reason i wasn't a fan of it was that old habits die hard. You know shooting shooting for three decades with my idol. An optical viewfinder had me set in my ways until i wasn't the more i've shot in my x t to versus a d._s._l. Are i'm i'm probably using that l._c._d. Only away from my body about eighty percent of the time issues so much easier to position the camera where you you want it use face detection and you're good so this z. three or whatever they end up calling it just makes sense. It's how people shoot these days and i think that's only increase. I mean l. c. D.'s are going to have more resolution. They're going to be easier to see bright. Lighting and people prefer to shoot that way and from there. If you need to stabilize things you bust out your tripod and that you're good now. The most recent rumors have nikon creating version as well that hasn't e._v._s. u._v._f. But the one without is said to be released i sometime pretty early in twenty twenty are also said to be working on three d x crop lenses eight twenty twenty two two hundred millimeter f four to five point six eight thirty five millimeter f one point four and an eight to twenty millimeter rectilinear at four. I i don't know about that. Honestly those wouldn't have been my choices for crop lenses but you never know so if all goes as rumored and take that with a grain of salt because because rumors are just that it looks like by the end of twenty twenty. We're going to have at least two a p._s._e. Crop nikon murless bodies and a few lenses is a thing thing. Though is that a little bit too late for them. I mean sony fujifilm and all the others are so much further along with their bodies as well as orlando's..
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"Don't have that luxury. You know, if you're shooting weddings, and you're on. Budget. That might be the only camera you have. And I'd be remiss of course you know what I'm going to say. But in mention that if you're charging, especially for shooting, what might be someone's most important day up until that point, we're talking about their wedding usually have to bodies, even if you have to rent or borrow, the second one, that's the right thing to do things happen after all, and you might also get sued that, and that's right. The Nikon's e six and z seven just like the canon Eos are RPI have just one card slot instantly making them a less than ideal choice for shooting weddings, in my opinion and also in my opinion, you're going to see a second card slot in all those bodies going forward at some point, they're going to make that happen. They did in their DSR's after all, even in the lower models. So there's that another thing that remember is Nikon is not going to send you out a loaner while they're getting these repairs made so no that. Myra commend Asian would be way, too, while we're talking. I don't know a few weeks to a month or so, because right meow is when a whole lot of people are going to send in their z six and doors e seven and completely flood their service centers with faulty cameras waiting few weeks, or even a couple months. You can do it down the road. It doesn't have to be done right now. We'll also give technicians more time to properly take care of this issue. You want them to get a little bit of experience under their belt with this, and along with that comes a faster turnaround. So maybe you're without your Z six or seven for days.
"nikon" Discussed on Software Engineering Daily
"Quick to pull you also reducing the tax. If you can keep it small say. Yeah. Definitely something to try to day. I think to some extent it depends on the language that you'll working in if you'll easing something like goes at compile down to a standalone binary, the Nikon ship containers with just that boundary in it might be this supporting configuration files or something. But you didn't need any other execute Ables on. That's great. But you can't say the same thing if you'll using a language light, not will any language that doesn't compiled onto a satellite. Binary you again have to ship some supporting packages and oftentimes the best way to do that is to ship. A Lynn acc- space image. That has then goal is whatever the requirements off your language concrete installed, and then the dependencies and then your software, Paul. This can be you have choices about what you'll base. Image Lennox distribution is so alkaline is a very popular choice in the world of containers full, reducing the signs of that image because it's designed to be small. I would say no all enterprises are comfortable running with alpine. The knicks. It's I guess less of a nine entity and United. What I was saying about vulnerability management, and how it varies from distribution to distribution is interesting when we look at alpine because you can say in the sort of manifests for a package the alpine distributors. You can see they've applied unsold consoles, you can say that they have applying patches to address former but essays, but you have to do research to check whether you agree with that patch probably ninety nine times out one hundred that gripe patches on puffy, correct? But I think full that reason some parties all of us of using alpine as counter space by similar how the choices in you kind of you can end up with the very belated image because he chose a a large base image distribution so trying to I definitely side diet. Trying to install extra software into vice image, kind of classic thing that used to happen identity the sign much anymore, but used to see people a seeming that they're going to treat containers the same way they retreat, a heist unthinking they're gonna have today's things like SSH into a container, and you don't need to do that. We're going to treat these containers or meets Bill. You didn't like something in that container dunk. Change software in it, you destroy it rebuilding image redeploy Neva, Nevada container. So that means you don't need things like a society in stolen te'o by signage sowings. You can definitely avoid putting in a lot of software that you might otherwise have in your the machine image. The used for host containers get networked together they are communicating with each other. What vulnerabilities can come from insecure? Coober Netease network. Policy. Wow. So usually were talking about network came in a security context. The networking pussai doesn't kind of create a vulnerability. It creates a way for somebody to get in all major around. I'm particularly if I've already discovered a former ability, if suppose we go to container the has got an exploit in its you've been able to compromise that container depending on the network policies. All you may be able to access other containers, you may be able to access all the hice machines. He may or may not be able to kind of a pin access to the outside internet now. Ideally, you want every container to only be able to perform the kind of network open to destinations that it needs to be. So we see things like service meshes that will ensure that you've got in created SSL. Actions between has of services. So that anybody nobody can into central traffic between them. I'm study that services can only communicate with services less supposedly..
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"As you probably know when Nikon developed, it's news eastbound for their full frame MIR Lizzy system, they did. So with the intent of it being future-proof further next century or so and in their words, redefine possibilities f. Mount like Sony's amount is going to languish overtime because the company's been very clear that Murless is its future, and you can read that as the old mount the one that started with analog, aka film bodies. We're talking about f mount hair and survived. Once the company went digital while. It's still part of our present. It's increasingly going to be on its way to being in the past. No that and plan for it. They've said this now one thing that people might get a tad bit excited about is that the Newseum out is so future proved that it could theoretically support lenses with apertures as massively large as f- zero point six five. Yeah. Pass seriously. Though that would be an impressive feat. But think about how shallow depth of field would be. We're talking about the thickness of a coin Boca for days. Yes. But unless you're subject remains absolutely still at the moment that you focus and make your exposure, you're hosed. So you're most likely locked down on a tripod, you're using for your portraiture. And actually if you're gonna shoot it at zero point six five, you're probably gonna want to be on a tripod all the darn time. Now, sure that aperture is gonna get you a tunnel light gathering. Right. And you're gonna get a really nice shutter speed, but focus is still going to be critical here because there's not a whole lot of room for air. Let's just call it no room for air. None. So why would you wanna lens like this? You wouldn't it's ridiculous. You know, eight just doesn't make much sense. When you consider that a lens with such a wide aperture would be. The massive for one, you know, it would be heavy and unless you're going to be the world's premier photographer of slivers of whatever you're shooting. You're just not going to drop what would likely be easily a five figure sum for a lens. That's so limiting like that. But it's nice to see that Nikon's allowed itself all whole lot of wiggle room. When it comes to future lens designs, they can do a lot with that this mount should pretty well cover it for long beyond when you and I are permanently horizontal right? This was all revealed. Thanks to the French photo blog Mizzou Ari in an interview with Nikon, France marketing, director, nNcholas Galet in which he stated that the main limitation of Nikon's f mount was that it physically just couldn't support autofocus lenses faster than f one point four. You know, many Nikon users have long desired the F one point two glass at cannons. Enjoyed for a long long time now and those are great lenses. I've. Shot him before they're wonderful. And now they can with Nikon's Email Maryland system. Now, you're recall that the company patented a fifty three millimeter f zero point nine lands,.
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"At pure booed warr dot com. And you're gonna be happy that you did. She's incredibly good. She's also part of the wasiyu family photographers. So you know how much we love them. Yes, we do. And I'd like to thank you all for joining us here. Nep Assode to ninety five of the pedal pixel photography podcast. We appreciate you all so much and thank you all for subscribing rating and reviewing us in I tunes or wherever else you listened to us. And as always we appreciate you hitting that subscribe, but do it now please. So you don't miss a single up as well as telling all your friends on social media and elsewhere and helping you get the word out about this show. Okay with that. I'm your host Sharkey James, let's hit. All right, buckle up because it's about to get real Nikon's new full frame. Murless system is officially been announced, and I've got some thoughts. Yeah. If you just heard rut row in your head, you guys see where this is going, but there's also some good things talk about as well, great things. Actually, we're going to cover a lot of those. You know, I waited a couple of days the let this all sink and I talked to some friends of mine who've actually had their hands on what we waited to see for so long and along talking new other friends who like me have in with these cameras yet, but been around the block long enough to know what should have been in these cameras. That's not we've got some thoughts here now like many of you. I watched Nikon's live streaming event, anticipation of something that I really hope would be on the level of what Sony hasta offer. And if we're being honest here, it's not not even close. And I hate saying that too because I had really high hopes for this. Eventually it'll get there. But right now it is not now the two bodies they. Announced are no doubt, wonderful tools for creating images because we're in twenty eight teen here. You really can't make a bad camera that said, there are notable shortcomings that need to be addressed about this new system and it's frankly bizarre that Nikon whiffed when they could really hit a solid home run pretty darn Easley hair. It's kind of weird that they didn't put on about to tell you in these cameras. Amazing. Now, if you follow any of the Nikon embassador is out there. A bunch of which are really good friends of mine or the fan boys and fan girls who all pooh-poohed list, but now are all about it. You would think that these were amazing cameras that were Sony killers and guess what they are not not at all. You know, honestly, I don't think anyone really expected Nikon's Murless offerings to beat them straight out of the gate, but you would at least hope they add something comparable. Right? And they don't not even close in my opinion, and actually in the pigeon of most of the YouTubers. Hours and other podcast hosts who do this again in fairness, these are decent cameras. They're wonderful cameras, no doubt about it, but it's important to know what you're getting here or more importantly what you're not getting. So let's get into it. Now in that live streaming event that company as expected. And as you heard me predict a long ago here on this show announced two new bodies and along with those three new lenses for the Newseum ount. Now what they announced are the z seven, the z six, twenty four to seventy millimeter f four ass the fifty millimeter at one point eight s and the lens that I told you that would be the wide angle one that they made of the three that were rumored thirty five millimeter at one point eight. Now, physically, they're all gorgeous. They're beautiful lenses and bodies. And if you're a larger and especially one of the Nikon variety, I think that these cameras are going to feel familiar enough in your hands to call it good. And so far just about everybody is. Actually had hands on them has said that as well. It's gonna be very familiar to you. They're not brothers. Those LARs so much as their cousins, but you can definitely tell they're in the same family. And as I don't think it should take more than a few days or so shooting with Nikon's numerous bodies feel completely comfortable with them. Now Nikon's news e seven is their flagship high resolution merely beast with forty five point, seven mega pixels. That's a backside eliminated. Sima sensor has.
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"Row than angled mode dial on the cameras, left side as you're holding it. And while it's definitely a smaller camera that my eight fifty. This is not a tiny, tiny sake Murless camera. It's not so if they haven't absolutely lost their minds, Nikon is designed something that actually fits our hands well, and that's a pre shaded. And from that paper mockup that we saw this camera that someone actually measured the video of and created the grip looks pretty darn deep as well. Well, that was something that I actually missed in that first video goes by so quickly, but sure enough. It does indeed look like a fairly deep grip. So that's yet another indication that this isn't a tiny Cameron. That's good. You know, merely cameras have been creeping up in size. Anyhow, the lenses that you want, those aren't tiny. So the camera attached to them shouldn't be tiny as well, Nikon and canon Shirley. No, this and I have a feeling their cameras are going to be reasonable sized now from what we can tell so far. This looks like a really nice camera, whereas the Sony's or more boxy and more metallic and see more fragile overall, this upcoming Nikon Mierlo's body looks to be a lot more like what we're used to on the dias Laura side and thus perhaps more appealing, current Nikon users. You know, nothing so radical, that it's a bridge too far for them. If you wanted to smaller more metallic looking stuff, you might have already jumped over to Sony and the others. But again, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention that the looks. Of your camera don't matter even a little bit when it comes to making the exposure. Not at all that said when you're dropping thousands of dollars on a camera, you want something that looks nice. I think we'd all agree with that. Now, Nikon rumors is reporting that the new mount size is going to be fifty. Five millimeters not forty nine as previously thought. So by comparison Nikon, f, mount and Sony ear forty, four millimeters and forty six point one millimetres respectively or respectfully, if you say it incorrectly. So yeah, quite a bit larger indeed. Am I excited? Oh heck. Yeah, I am. You know, we've been waiting for this for a long time, but I'm also excited to see what cannons gonna come up with. You know? I know the haters are hoping that they're both gonna fail and the superfan boys and girls secretly are as well because they're adverse to change. But I think these are going to be compelling systems. They are the ones that both companies need from a financial standpoint, and they've also got all the technology that. Simply not possible in a DS lar- when you've got a mirror in the way, there's a whole host things you can't do. I mean, don't you want new capabilities? Of course, you do then you wanna Murless and once they perform just like your DSL are or better, it's going to be just fine. You know, this all hinges in my opinion on the via for most people, if you're going to convince a DSL are shooter, that's waited this long. We're talking years now. It has to be pretty darn close to perfect. Then again, talk to a Sony shooter, you know, do you ever hear them complain about the? No, no, you don't. I mean, if you have a modern Sony body, you've got the latest in Greece EVS and you're happy with it. And a lot of people are shooting at waist level or whatever, just looking down at the screen anyhow. So at that point it really doesn't matter. But I have a feeling Nikon and canon are gonna get it right? It'll be just fine. You know, here we are in twenty eighteen. We're on the second half of twenty eighteen. Now, the big tour awakening from along. Slumber, and I can't wait next. If you've ever made your own flats, you know how much of a painting, but that is right. And let's you've got a truck or something. You're just not gonna get full-sized v. flats home that is, if you can even find suitable materials to make them, I should probably mention what v flats even are, you know there's something that I think most photographers have yet to us, but they might wanna consider specially well, almost exclusively. If you're shooting portraits, picture a solid piece of white foam core or similar material, it's say six feet higher..
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"Nikon, digital, Esa, LARs, and decades of feedback from professional creators around the world has further contributed to development of this system and quote this week, Nikon. Released the teaser video, showing the Cameron silhouette. And my impressions from what I've seen is the mount looks huge. Now it might not be in reality, but it sure looks huge. I mean, they actually win. Out of their way to light up the mount. So they're making a huge deal about it, and it makes me wonder if somehow Nikon's going to be doing something that's a little bit larger than full frame, not quite medium format, but somewhere in between and that's something that I hadn't considered ends. I saw this video now also in that video is what appears to be a rather large view finder. And remember this is a navy f. There is no mere in the body and light bouncing through a pen in prison. It's all digital. So a large viewfinder like that makes me wonder. Now we've also seen a photo of this camera out there in the wild. And again, large viewfinder large amount. So I don't know the lens that's attached to it is a native lands. You don't see any adapter and like the body to is not tiny. So I think that what they've done and what so many others have been advocating for for years now, including myself is make cameras and lenses that fit our hands, not the tiny town stuff that. Tony used to have that keeps creeping up and size lighter, altake, tinier. I'm over it. You know, I need gear that's comfortable to hold for hours on end not a tiny camera for tiny nece sake. Now, Nikon wants to make it clear since people freak out about this stuff on necessarily their DSR's are not going away just yet they didn't say just yet, but it's just yet that's only going to happen. As I've said numerous times. Now when the viewfinder experience is exactly the same, then the mirrors are gone for good. And of this, the company says, quote soon, Nikon users, love to industry, leading camera systems to choose from giving consumers the choice to enjoy the unique values that each system offers..
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"The use of current f mound glass it would have been nice if they kept death mount of course but you know what if dafteng is painless and troublefree and hey that's key and it also rhymes sorry about that happens no harm no foul i say we're just going to have to get used to it just like we did when cannon set our hair and fire by switching mounts three decades ago and you know what nikon might as well use us opportunity to update them out you know they've got an excuse now to sell you new lenses which resolve way more mega pixels than their current lineup and fr rush and things up and having had a while to think about it i'm pretty confident that that's what they're doing you know it just makes sense so that begs the question here what lenses in the new fm mount which i just made up by the way will they launch with if they dropped the trinity on us i think you'd see some serious draws dropping along with it instead of a nikon mierlo body that i could adapt my aging lenses too many people are going to be like you know i've been looking for an excuse to her i mean i've been meaning to update my lenses to the current versions anyhow so and nikon knows that's how people think that's how they sell you new lenses the lens that's coming out this year isn't necessarily that much better than the one that came out five or six years ago could make the argument that the old one is just fine but they need to sell new lenses so you have a brand new mount they have a brand new design the latest and greatest they can resolve many more mega pixels and then boom you're like you know what i need new body i might as well get that murless one and while matt.
"nikon" Discussed on PetaPixel Photography Podcast
"Nikon's newest ambassadors kristie odem over at christie odem dot com that's k r i sti od com you'll be happy to trust me on this and i'd like to thank you all for joining us here in episode two seventy six of the pedal pixel photography podcast we appreciate you all so much and thank you all for subscribing rating and reviewing us and i tunes or wherever else you listened to us and as always we appreciate hit not subscribe and do it now please don't miss a single up as well as telling all your friends on social media and elsewhere and helping to get the word out about this show okay with that i'm your host sharkey james let's it is well it's now official no more speculation nikon is spoken and their new mierlo system will indeed be released by spring of twenty nineteen so in a year from now as i record this we're going to see if night kind of stepped up to the plate with a legit competitive offering or if they fall short now my gut tells me that after having taken it on the chin along with can naan by sony for a while now and having seen what works and what doesn't in mere less and also with one hundred years now of experience making cameras of course it's going to be compelling listen they realized they have just one shot at this otherwise they'll be embarrassed i mean more embarrassed than the already are that they didn't see murless coming and they let sony run the table on this so nikon has all that going for them that i mentioned as well as another year until you sony had better take this opportunity to pull as many people away from the big two while they can because time is running out they're going to have a solid competitor next year well worse than that actually cannon as well and fuji film and olympics and panasonic and everybody else out there who systems are maturing must really concern sony must it has to now japanese tv network nhk interviewed a key manager at nikon and that exact told them quote development is underway and we expect to bring one to mark.
"nikon" Discussed on The Tech Guy
"Mirror cameras of mirrors like that the nikon and the cannon feel like nikon canon are being old and stodgy and not adapting mira they're they're giving they're giving it up to a panasonic and most importantly sony my my primary camera five dmark four which i really relied but uh but the size of it because of the mirror the complexity of it and most importantly the speed of it is hampered by having a mirror in there you have to pull the mirror out of the way the a9 which is the mirror less i shoot is top of the line sony can shoot you know twenty frames a second because there's no mirror to pull out of the way and so i think the future is mirror less i really do and people like trey reckless now it was a good friend he he moved to sony i have to say trays a landscape photographer uh so for people who are shooting up my friend scott born who's a bird photographer he shoots the believe it or not the mirror less micro four thirds olympus om deep but he prefers that as well for people who need to get the shot fast the fast focus fast shooting merely says the actor it's also lighter scott had to go to it because his orthopedist said you can't carry a full frame camera anymore for him a mirror camera anymore because your shoulders gonna give out so scott find a lighter system he loves the on ondeo i'm a big fan of the sony a nine and it does have a swivel uh it is a leaning very much did a thorny ah cameras yahil look at the asem it'll are three is came out.
"nikon" Discussed on B&H Photography Podcast
"Saleh's full frame in this order nikon d8 fifty the cannon he owes five dmark three followed by nikon de 750 that's best sellers top rated best reviewed okay cannon eeas five dmark three five dmark for an an icon d eight ten not always the same cameras is very interesting below ratings in by well you'll keep nothing in my people my want to buy but they may not be available so i santa's unwanted but it has been available for fires or other than idiot fifty reviews to really i know it's like where to go but it's just an interesting thing how peoples for aps cdsl or is smaller compact cameras the best sellers or the cannon he owes the rebel sl two f l has arising out that's a president okay followed by the d 500 from nikon not surprising followed by the a canon ceos seven seven d also slightly surprising by the way i had a modified as little bit because sometimes the second place would be the same camera with a kit plans so i do is adam i redid everything with just body only any than end of discrepancies like number one might be the black body number two is the silver body righteous combine them okay and who it's for to clarify y you working yes i am i n naali that i learn yeah i had a slap chewing my sandwich a few times while taking note so your without i must winds are all i i hope nearly narrowly take you drink of coffee while you doing i hooked up to an ivy nada paramedics us that i will and i am not going to talk about the rest of the two zero hook debbie what other laugh.