Category Archives: The Image Doctors

“The Image Doctors” Jason Odell & Rick Walker discuss photography in this weekly podcast. Topics include gear reviews, photography tips & tricks, and digital processing software.

The Image Doctors #99

Are DSLRs Dead?

This week, we answer a listener question about the future of DSLRs. Given the overwhelming trend towards mirrorless cameras by all of the major camera manufacturers, it’s a good time to ask whether there’s a future for DSLRs.

New Olympus 8-25mm f/4 Lens for Micro 4/3 Format

Olympus officially announced their newest pro-level wide-angle zoom lens, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens. We’ll take a look at the specs and pricing for what should be an excellent wide-angle lens for micro four-thirds shooters.

Updates to Adobe Lightroom

Lightroom got some significant updates this week, too. Adobe added the new Super-Resolution feature (discussed here) along with 70 new creative presets for portrait, travel, and cinematic looks.

The Image Doctors #98

Nikon 105mm & 50mm Z macro lenses

This week Nikon announced two Z-mount macro lenses, in 105mm and 50mm focal lengths. We take a look at the specs, pricing, and whether we’ll consider replacing our F-mount 105mm VR micro-Nikkor lenses. We also take a quick peek at DXO’s newly updated Nik Collection 4, which we’ll review more in depth next week.

Preorder the new Nikon macro lenses

The Image Doctors #97

Fundamentals of Color Management

This week, we have the first of a multi-part series on color management. For our first topic, we’ll discuss what color management is, and why you should calibrate your monitor if you’re serious about digital photography.

Accessories we like

The Image Doctors #96

Oregon Photo Safari Recap

We’re back from our week-long photo safari in Oregon, and we had a spectacular time. We’ve posted photos on our Facebook Page for you to check out, too. Rick brought his Fujifilm GFS 100X medium-format camera on the tour, and he shares his experience using it in the field.

Webinar May 29th: Photographing Crested Butte, Colorado

Join us on Saturday, May 29th to learn more about photographing Crested Butte, Colorado. We’ll be leading a photo tour there in July!

The Image Doctors #95

Our top 10 photographic innovations

This week, Jason & Rick came up with a “top 10” list of their favorite photo innovations in the last 10-15 years. Find out what technological advances in photography made our list!