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The Fotobug Photography podcast for photographers.

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The Fotobug Photography podcast for photographers.

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    Fotobug Episode 298 - Highlights Black Hills Photo Shootout 2021

    Fotobug Episode 298 - Highlights Black Hills Photo Shootout 2021

    Jim and Fred once again headed to South Dakota for the annual Black Hills Photo Shootout.  In addition, they stopped in Louisville Ky to visit Mike Mathews and Chris Klapheke and even had dinner with Adam Jones. Be sure to save the date for the last week of September next year for BHPS 2022!


    Be sure to subscribe the The Fotobug YouTube channel to see the western scifi film Jim and Fred photographed at 1880 town in South Dakota!


    www.youtube.com/thefotobug

    • 18 min
    • video
    Fotobug Episode 297 - First Look: Platyball

    Fotobug Episode 297 - First Look: Platyball

    Platypod is coming out with a new and unique design for a ball head that is pure genius!  Funded via Kickstarter, there are two models, the Elite and the Ergo.  While Jim was an early backer of the project, due to Covid and supply chain issues, the final release of both units was delayed, but Skip Cohen, marketing VP for Platypod, loaned out two pre-production units.  This is an early look at the two ball heads.  The final versions should be available to the public after the first of the year!

    • 20 min
    • video
    Fotobug Episode 296 - Platypod Ultra Review

    Fotobug Episode 296 - Platypod Ultra Review

    Fred and Jim are currently on their way to North and South Dakota to conduct photo workshops for the Black Hills Photo Shootout.  So, they decided to pull from The Fotobug vault a review of the Platypod Ultra that they conducted back in 2017 - but still relevant today!  Hope to see some of you in the Dakotas!

    • 15 min
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    Fotobug Episode 295 - Travel Tips

    Fotobug Episode 295 - Travel Tips

    Fred and Jim will be heading out shortly to conduct workshops in North and South Dakota and decided to share some of their travel tips with their viewers.  Jim does a lot of foreign travel and hopefully once Covid restrictions are lifted, both guys will be traveling more and we hope you will too!  So, check their tips out and be sure to share some of yours!


    Also check out the latest in photographic news!

    • 40 min
    • video
    Fotobug Episode 294 - Dew Drops and Macro

    Fotobug Episode 294 - Dew Drops and Macro

    One way to embellish your macro photos of plants, flowers and cobwebs are by adding a few water drops like morning dew.  It is easy to "dew" (do?!) - just carry a little spray bottle with a mix of glycerin and water with you.  Both are inexpensive and then you will always have a little dew or rain drops in your pocket to enhance your plant photography!


    Registration for the Black Hills Photo Shootout is now available and the workshops are filling up fast!  Go to https://blackhillsphotoshootout.com now to sign up! Also check out the Dakota Adventure the week before at Teddy Roosevelt National Park.  Hope to see you there!

    • 17 min
    • video
    Fotobug Episode 293 - Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

    Fotobug Episode 293 - Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

    Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is located at the southern end of St. Petersburg bordering Lake Maggiore.  This is a great city park to view and photograph alligators, turtles, hawks, eagles, owls, and more.  It is also great for migratory birds in the fall and spring. The preserve is 245 acres and contains 6 miles of hiking trails.  There is also a raptor rehab center for rescued owls, eagles, and hawks. Fotobug recommended!


    Workshops at the Black Hills Photo Shootout at the end of September are filling up fast!  This includes the Dakota adventure at Teddy Roosevelt National Park and 1880 Town!  https://blackhillsphotoshootout.com/ to register!

    • 19 min

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