Episode 96 »» Photography Ruts, Gear, Grunts & More

Episode 96 »» Photography Ruts, Gear, Grunts & More

Episode 96 »» Photography Ruts, Gear, Grunts & More, Shutter Time With Sid and Mac podcast, photography, yegphoto, yegcasts.Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

We starting rolling with some quick camera bag chat. Hey, who doesn’t love a new camera bag? Most photographers we know are always looking for that perfect bag. Mac stumbled upon a rather interesting camera bag for men and we’ll take a look at it and discuss some other options.

Lightroom 5.7 Update

Another update for Lightroom has arrived. We found this one rather quizzical due to there being an update specifically for the Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite body. If you know the scoop, please fill us in! We can only guess it has to do with the newer firmware vs. the original black model, which will receive its firmware update in December.

Sony A7II Rumours 

Of course, the day after we record, the rumoured announcement from Sony become official out of Sony Japan. Check out the updated scoop from sonyalpharumors.com!

Photography Ruts – Are They Real and What’s the Deal?

We dive in with a tough topic many creative souls face at one time or another – dealing with a creative rut. It can be anywhere from just a minor blip to downright hell. We discuss how and why ruts can even happen, the impact they can have on our work and creative flow. Please have a listen as we work our way through this often frustrating phase in an artist’s career.

Join the Convo

Camera bags – which ones do you prefer and where the heck is the perfect one? Let us know! We’d appreciate hearing how you have dealt with photographic ruts in the past. Have you experienced one before and what would you suggest to your fellow artists when they find themselves in this predicament? Please chime in! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus. Of course you can find and subscribe to the show for free via iTunes. If you have the Stitcher App, we’re there as well!

Thanks so much for tuning in and all the great feedback. Much appreciated!

Cheers, y’all!


Links from the show:

Pompidoo Amsterdam Camera Bag

Heat 3 Smart Gloves »» The Camera Store

Canon EF 100-400mm ƒ4.5-5.6L US II USM Lens

Lightroom 5.7 Update

Sony A7II Rumours Turned Announcement

PetaPixel Article from Don Giannatti


Episode 95 »» Don’t Worry, Keep Shooting Photography

Episode 95 »» Don’t Worry, Keep Shooting Photography

Episode 95 »» Don't Worry, Keep Shooting PhotographyFujilicious

Fuji shooters and gearheads alike have been waiting for the anticipated release of the Fuji XF50-140mm ƒ2.8 lens, so we were naturally curious when some high-res samples were shown from the Fujifilm folks. The 3 sample images, taken by Zack Arias, caused a bit of a buzz from the crowd. Have a listen as we briefly discuss those images. You can also check out more sample images from Rico Pfirstinger, who is also testing out the lens, at his Flickr stream.

Btw, if you’re looking for the latest Fuji X mount lens roadmap, you can find it here!

Energy Shift

I’d guess most of us have worried about what other shooters are doing at one time or the other, eh? What they’re shooting down from the gear, sponsorships, work, workshops, etc. You name it. Having both been highly guilty of this, Mac and I decided to discuss why we have worried about this and what all shooters should be focusing on instead. Please have a listen as we figure out where to shift our energy, curious if others are also feeling the same way and what you have done about it.

Join the Convo & Hey, Record It

What are your thoughts of the sample images coming from the Fuji 50-140mm? If you’re a Fuji shooter, will you be adding this to your arsenal o’ gear? Your voice – we would love to hear your thoughts, especially on the main topic – worrying about other photographers. If you have any insight on how you have handled this – if at all, please record an audio clip and we’ll add it to one of our upcoming shows. Please send Mac an email at mac [at] miksmedia [net] or you can leave a message on our Facebook or Twitter and we’ll go from there. Don’t forget you can also subscribe for free via iTunes and Stitcher!

Thanks for tuning in!

Cheers, y’all!


Links from the show:

Fujinon XF50-140mm ƒ2.8 Samples / via fujirumors.com

Rico Pfirstinger’s Fuji 50-140mm Flickr Set

Fujinon Lens XF50-140mm ƒ2.8 OIS WR