PhotoGeek week #15

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This episode of PhotoGeek’s weekly audio podcast was recorded in the offices of Big Trousers once again in Footscray. We talk about the release of the new Apple iMac and iLife 08 for user generated content for photographers. Some audio problems with ProTools is causing some small clicks at one point and we apologise for that.

Hosts include Phil Greenwood, James Bellew, Cameron Tandy, and Michael Griffin.

Thanks to Jim Shryne from the DX Store for the final arrival of the Heil PR40 shock mount.

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Apple release the new brushed metal iMac and iLife 08. James talks about the potential for user generated video and we talk about the possibility of Google ads on your iWeb generated website through iMac. Also Apple TV podcasts are possible through iMovie. Cameron talks about the images sent in to The Herald Sun from the public.

We mention the music video on YouTube, Chocolate Rain by Tay Zonday that has around 3.5 million hits. (Update 4.1 million)
Five reasons to shoot film (rubbish as far as I am concerned).

Alien Skin release their plugins as universal binary for Intel Macs.

We mention the new Epson 64-Inch Stylus Pro 11880

Wacom release a new Wacom Bamboo tablet.

Microsoft release HD Photo as a replacement for JPEG.

Jason on Stickam asks if Canon Mk11’s will be available second hand.

A large automotive company switches to an all Mac workflow.

Parallels releases the latest version of their software with Expose support under Coherance.

Canon release the HD10 with shoots full HD and a 3 Megapixel still image.

Michael talks about Photo rescue software testing at DataRescue’s PhotoRescue 3.0, Lexar’s Image Rescue 3 and SanDisk’s RescuePro 3.2.

Michael talks about high speed wireless on board airliners.

We talk to a talk back caller, Cameron (The Plastic Lens) who talks about his imported Sputnik stereo camera.
We talk about anaglyph images on Flickr.

Cameron tals about the Canon 1D Mk11 Firmware update and it’s rough attemot to correct focus problems. ProPhotoHome test the update and it shows a 50% focus rate with the update.