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July 15, 2012

Shutters Inc – episode 205

Filed under: alpha 850,D700,focus modes,Nikon,Podcast,Shutters Inc,Sony,Sydney meetup — Bruce Williams @ 12:00

This week, Carl Hemmings wrote back about the 51 (not 52!) focus points on the Nikon DSLR’s.

Last weekend’s Sydney meetup #25 (Hell on Wheels) was a great success. The thing that really struck me (which I shall file away for future reference) was the need to be really aware of placement when using flash to supplement an ‘apparent’ light source within the frame (in this case, a campfire).

And I’m keen to hear from those of you with 10-stop ND filters. Do you ever notice a colour shift in the final images? I am, and I don’t know if it’s a defective filter, a (not so) cheap-and-nasty filter, or if this is the way 10-stop filters are in general.

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November 14, 2010

Shutters Inc – episode 171

This week, Shelton talks about the workshops which CPW conducted in Brisbane this week (and a big shout out to the Breakfast Creek Hotel for helping out with a last-minute location),
including the ups and downs of working with models,
coping with inclement weather,
photographers guilty of over-lighting a subject,
f-stop (backpack style) camera bags,
Photo Continental in Brisbane, who also helped out CPW with a venue,
the launch of the Nikon D7000,
my potential next commercial shoot,
why Mad Max 4 didn’t get shot this year,
and the Egypt photo tour 2011.

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August 30, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 134

Filed under: D3x,forum,Panorama,Podcast,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 20:55

This week,
Richard Ingram wrote to say how much he enjoys the show, but could we have guest hosts when Shelton is unavailable,
Bruce got to play with a Nikon D3x for half an hour through the week (verdict: blown away!),
the canvas of the Tabourie Lake panorama arrived last week (looks stunning, by all accounts!),
and Shelton talks about mentoring (both the pros and the cons), and the pitfalls of getting stuck in one style.
Also, the forum is now open and awaiting your involvement.

June 29, 2009

Homage to Nikon

Filed under: Nikon,PMA,Shutters Inc,trade show — Bruce Williams @ 11:29

This is scary stuff people… watch it at your own risk!

April 19, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 121

Filed under: D5000,EURion Constellation,GZ-HD6,JVC,Nikon,Podcast,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 21:07

This week, Shelton talks about the value of photographic workshops,
Daryl Gungadoo alerted me to the “anti-currency-duplication” technology embedded within Photoshop CS4,
EURion Constellation link #1,
EURion Constellation link #2,
Ken Rockwell’s discussion of same,
Erin King hasn’t been keeping up to date with her listening to the podcast (tsk tsk!),
Shelton heading north for the Nikon D5000 launch in Sydney,
plus, my new video camera, the JVC GZ-HD6, and the buying criteria I employed in making my decision.

March 22, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 119

Filed under: FE,Leica,M8,model release form,Nikon,Podcast,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 8:51

This week, Shelton talks about the first SLR he bought for his son, Nathan… a Nikon FE… for $40!
I asked Shelton what he knew about the Leica M8.
Shelton then talks about the issues for photographers shooting in public places, which led me to ask about model release forms.

March 15, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 118

Filed under: D60,Podcast,Shutters Inc,workshop — Bruce Williams @ 20:17

This week, SI listener Roy Booth submitted this image, which he shot on his Nikon D300. This image is straight out of the camera with no post processing.

Shot by Roy Booth on a Nikon D300.

Shot by Roy Booth on a Nikon D300.

Shelton dicusses the value of doing a photography workshop,
I ask whether you rename your images as part of your workflow, and if so, why?
David Zack asked what lens to use for a rainforest tour (if you don’t want to change lenses in the forest)?,
Shelton bought his mum a Nikon D60,
and we’d like to know if there are any other ‘series’ of podcasts you’d like us to do (along the lines of the ‘wedding’ series we did a while back)?

February 15, 2009

Shutters Inc – episode 116

Yep, 2 weeks in a row!
This week, Shelton answers a couple of very old e-mails regarding off-camera flash,
Robert Iverson asked about printing an entire folder of images,
Bruce asks for clarification on Shelton’s “pocket sunshine” technique,
plus the state of play with sensor size and density.

December 11, 2008

Richard Annable wants your help

Filed under: D700,Nikon,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 10:58

Hi guys,
Richard Annable (yes, he of “crap crap giggle giggle” fame) has over the last 12 months thrown himself 110% into his professional photography career.
And now he wants a new camera.
Trouble is, he hasn’t got the ransom money that Nikon requires of him.
So, he’s set up a website called helprichardbuyad700 and he’s asking for anyone who cares enough to just make a small donation to his cause.
What do you get out of it?
Not much.
Just a warm fuzzy feeling knowing you helped a guy to get better images.
Check out his blog on the site, too.
Richard is not seeking to get rich off this scheme. He has assured me that once the target is reached, he will close off the donations button.
He just REALLY wants a Nikon D700.
So, if you’ve got a few bucks lying around in your PayPal account doin’ nothin’, and you’re feeling the Christmas spirit…
Go to it.
Richard will be most thankful.

September 21, 2008

Shutters Inc – episode 114

We’re back!
After some catching-up chit-chat, Shelton goes on to talk about
the new Sony a900,
Canon EOS 5D Mark II,
the Nikon D700 (which he’s about to get, naturally!),
and some more about off-camera flash.
Remember to learn those formulae, folks!

Guide number divided by f-stop equals distance, and
Guide number divided by distance equals f-stop.

And apologies up front for the “squawks” in Shelton’s audio… had some bandwidth issues while we were recording.