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Getting Granular with Andrew Lecates And The New Filemaker Pro 9 – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

Filemaker's flagship database application has just had a major update and in this extended conversation with Andrew Lecates of Filemaker, we discuss the new features of Filemaker Pro 9. Filemaker Pro has an especially strong following in education, and in this interview, we get into detail about how best to take advantage of the new feature set. If you are interested in the power and analysis offered by a well designed database, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 9/18/2007 (21:22)

Leslie S. Conery On How ISTE and NECC Can Help Teachers Embrace Technology – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

During the NECC Conference in Atlanta, I sat down with ISTE's Deputy CEO, Leslie S. Conery to discuss what ISTE is, who should attend the NECC conference, and the impact of technology in the classroom and from the No Children Left Behind act on the educational environment that teachers, students, and parents must grapple with. If you are interested in the intersection of technology and teaching, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 9/13/2007 (17:41)

LensWork Magazine’s Brooks Jensen on Fine Art Photography – Photo Lucida Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007

Editor and Founder of LensWork Magazine, Brooks Jensen created one of the leading publications for fine-art photography. In this interview we discuss photo books, magazine publishing, and LensWorks transition to digital media and podcasting! If you are interested in photography then listen in! Recorded at the Photo Lucida Conference in Portland, Oregon in April 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/27/2007 (34:53)

Photo-Eye’s Darius Himes on Photo Books and Publishing – Photo Lucida Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007

Editor of the Photo-Eye Booklist, Darius Himes eats, sleeps, and breathes photography books. In this interview we discuss photo books, publishing, and more! If you are interested in photography, publishing your own work, or collecting the work of others, then listen in! Recorded at the Photo Lucida Conference in Portland, Oregon in April 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/27/2007 (22:16)

Nine Year Old Author Adora Svitak and Verizon Foundation’s Michelle Robinson Tell Why Verizon’s Thinkfinity.org site should be on every teacher’s bookmark list! – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

During the NECC Conference in Atlanta, Adora Svitak teamed with actor James Earl Jones to create a modern retelling of a fairy tale using input from the audience. A writing prodigy, she authored Flying Fingers: Master the Tools of Learning Through the Joy of Writing at the age of 7! Adora was joined by the Verizon Foundation's Michelle Robinson, who explains what their Thinkfinity site is, and how it benefits educators throughout the country. If you are interested in the intersection of technology and teaching, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/15/2007 (6:28)

Fuji Film Expands Digital Photos Dynamic Range with it’s FinePix S5 Pro DSLR – PMA Las Vegas 2007

With the introduction of the first digital cameras two problems were quickly evident, the first was noise and artifacts in low light levels, and the second was the limited dynamic range. In order to tackle the problem of dynamic range Fuji took a new approach with their new FinePix S5 Pro DSLR, utilizing a sensor within a sensor to increase the dynamic range. In this interview with Fuji Film's Darin Pepple, we learn how they did this and more! Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/14/2007 (10:28)

Writing The Next Generation Focal Encyclopedia of Photography with Michael R. Peres and J. Tomas Lopez – Society for Photographic Education Conference, Miami, Florida, 2007

In this extended conversation with Editor in Chief Michael R. Peres and Contemporary Issues Editor J. Tomas Lopez we discuss the newly published Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, 4th Edition. Wondering what the role of a printed reference is in the age of Google, or just how one begins the incredibly daunting task of editing an encyclopedia? The new edition is completely updated to the present, and represents a major achievement in photographic publishing. Recorded at the Society for Photographic Education Conference in Miami, Florida in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/14/2007 (32:28)

Need To Certify Your Technical Chops? Adobe’s Megan Stewart and Certiport’s David Saedi On The Growing Demand For Application Certification – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

With demand at record levels for competent employees trained in the latest technology, employers, schools, and now even countries are turning to certification to create reliable and consistent standards. In this interview with Adobe's Megan Stewart and Certiport's David Saedi we learn about Adobe’s partnership with Certiport, industry news, and governmental initiatives that will impact credit and training starting at the high school level through higher education. Recorded at the NECC-ISTE Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/4/2007 (16:28)

Samsung Marries GPS Technology To Digital Photography – PMA Las Vegas 2007

Samsung's recent cameras have garnered a slew of design awards, with a unique "Smart Touch" system on its NV cameras. Their new NV GPS enabled camera can couple with a small GPS transmitter to record to metadata the exact location where photos are made. Interested in this new use of GPS technology, then listen to this interview with Samsung's David Denegre. Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/4/2007 (6:23)

Photography Consultant Mary Virginia Swanson On The Portfolio Review Process and More From One of the Most Respected Voices In The Photo Community – Photo Lucida Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007

Mary Virginia Swanson is one of the most respected voices in the photographic community, bringing a wide-range of experiences ranging from museum, editorial, fine-art, and more coupled with a committed passion for education and the expansion of the photographic aesthetic. In this extended conversation we discuss the rise of portfolio reviews, the status of photographic book publishing, and her own career in photography. If you are serious about your photography, then listen in as Mary Virginia Swanson elucidates her view of contemporary photography and how to succeed in meeting the goals you set for your work. Recorded at the Photo Lucida Conference in Portland, Oregon in April 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/4/2007 (32:51)

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