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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)

Why General Electric Decided To Enter the Digital Photo World – PMA Las Vegas 2007

General Electric is one of the best known brands in the world, with one of the highest approval ratings. So why did they decide to enter the world of digital photography? In this interview with Rene Buhay, we learn how the landscape of consumer digital photography changed overnight with GE’s decision to grant a license to market GE branded cameras to General Imaging and in the process becoming a player in what seems like an already crowded field. For a review of the G1 Digital Camera by Regina Barthmaier, go here. Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 7/30/2007 (7:06)

Talking About Color Management, PMA, and All Things Photo with Andrew Rodney – PMA Las Vegas 2007

Talking about color management, PMA, and all things digital photo with Andrew Rodney, The Digital Dog! Andrew Rodney is one of the most respected voices in color management and digital photography, and in this interview we discuss what's new, what's not, and more. We also talk about Adobe Lightroom and Apple Aperture, and his experience with both applications. Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 7/30/2007 (9:54)

Making Masking Massively Easier With Fluid Mask’s James Carr-Jones – PMA Las Vegas 2007

Making Masking Massively Easier With Fluid Mask’s James Carr-Jones. Since the invention of photography, photographers and editors have been trying to edit the content, often with visible results. The advent of digital imaging makes invisible manipulations possible, but it's still a lot of work to properly mask an area. Fluid Mask 3 makes this much easier and more accurate, and in this interview with James Carr-Jones of Vertus we learn how they accomplished this goal. Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 7/30/2007 (11:36)

Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom with Julieanne Kost – PMA Las Vegas 2007

The creation of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom heralded the understanding that Adobe's flagship application Photoshop, wasn't really a modern tool for digital photography. In response a small team created a completely new application based primarily on the RAW format digital photo workflow, and Julieanne Kost was part of that effort, and has come to love the new application. If you are shooting a lot of digital photos, and need to best understand how to manage and work with them, then listen to this extended conversation with Adobe's Julieanne Kost. Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 7/30/07 (25:41)

Digital Photography For Busy Women with Author Laura Oles – PMA Las Vegas 2007

No one is busier than today's women, and with an average of 1,000 digital photos on their hard drives, they are often the "Photo Ambassadors" for their families. In this interview with Laura Oles, author of "Digital Photography For Busy Women," we learn some tips to help keep things under control for women who are already being pulled in every direction at once! Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 6/12/2007 (7:21)

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