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The Image Doctors #104

Interview with Photographer Andy MacDonald

This week, our good friend and show listener, Andy MacDonald, joined us to talk about his recent experience photographing the Kansas City air show using his Sony A7R4 mirrorless camera.

Check out Andy’s photos here.

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Utah Road Trip!

Exploring landscapes and the Milky Way in the Desert Southwest

Last week, I took a quick getaway to eastern Utah with my Image Doctors podcast partner, Rick Walker. Rick and I have been photographing together for years, and we had a fun opportunity to do some night photography in a dark sky location in Utah.

We packed up our gear and made the drive from Colorado Springs to Green River, Utah, where we spent the night. Our plan was to do some location scouting the next morning in Capitol Reef National Park, and then spending the night in a yurt at Goblin Valley State Park.

Capitol Reef National Park

The next morning , we made the 100 mile drive to Capitol Reef, which is a really underrated National Park. While there aren’t the majestic overlooks like you get in some of the other Utah parks, there’s tons of color and textures to be found within and among the rocks there. Conditions were a bit tricky that morning due to the spate of wildfires in California and Arizona, and we quickly realized by about 10am that we were going to be facing a very long day in 100+ degree temperatures if we just hung out until check-in time at Goblin Valley.

Rock formations at Capitol Reef National Park, UT.
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The Image Doctors #103

Utah Road Trip!

This week, join Rick and Jason on a road trip to Utah, where they photographed some of the National Parks, plus did night sky photography at a unique location. You can see some of their shots over on our Facebook Page.

Our road trip to Utah included stops at Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Goblin Valley.

Night Sky Resources

The Image Doctors #102

Hands-on with the Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S macro lens

This week, both of us received copies of the new 105mm f/2.8 VR S Nikkor Z lens for macro photography. While we’re still going through some testing, we are both extremely pleased with Nikon’s latest macro lens and the results it delivers. This week, we’ll discuss our first impressions of this new lens.

New Announcements from Canon & Nikon

Canon 14-35mm f/4L

This week, Canon announced the final lens in their constant f/4 aperture mirrorless zoom kit, the Canon RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM lens. Canon mirrorless shooters will like the super-wide range this lens offers.

Nikon Goes Retro: Z fc Camera

Nikon announced a new DX-format mirrorless camera in their Z-mount, and it’s a retro-styled camera that looks a lot like the old Nikon FM film camera. However, this new body is small, light, and delivers quite a few enhancements over the existing Nikon Z50. We’ll discuss why we’re both excited about the new Nikon Z fc.

The Image Doctors #101

Our Most Frequent Photo “Prescriptions”

We’ve been helping and educating photographers for over 10 years now, and this week we decided to compile a short list of some of our most frequently dispensed “photo prescriptions.” Because digital photography is a multi-faceted art form, we include tips for getting better shots in the camera, and also ways to improve your images during post-processing.

We also return to our discussion of color management. This week, we discuss editing and output color profiles, and how you should use them.