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The Image Doctors #204

Tips for photographing fall colors

This week, there’s a hint of autumn in the air, and the leaves are starting to turn. We’ll offer our tips for photographing fall colors, from composition to our recommended filters.

New release: Nikon 135mm f1/.8 “Plena” portrait lens.

Jason’s final thoughts on the Nikon 180-600mm Z Nikkor lens

The Image Doctors #202

Photography on a Cruise

Cruises are a great way to travel, but we often don’t consider the kinds of photographic opportunities you can get during the adventure. Jason is back from leading a photo tour on an Alaskan cruise, and we’ll talk about the experience and ways to get creative on your next vacation. We’ll also have a special bonus show this week where we’ll share images from the trip.

Salmon attempting the rapids, Ketchikan, AK (© Jason P. Odell)

The Image Doctors #201

Balloon Festivals, Nikon 180-600mm Z lens

This week, we discuss a very colorful location shoot: Rick went to the Labor Day Liftoff hot air balloon festival in Colorado Springs. This annual event is a big draw, with over 75 balloon crews operating this year. We also got our hands on the Nikon 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 Z Nikkor lens. Jason offers his hands-on first look.

Topaz Photo AI 2.0 Released

Topaz Software just released a new version of Photo AI, which is an excellent tool for sharpening, noise reduction, and image upscaling. You can check it out here: Topaz Photo AI

The Image Doctors #200

Photographing the “Supermoon”

Did you see the “supermoon” this week? We’ll offer some tips for photographing the moon and tell you why you don’t need to wait for a “super” event to get out there and shoot it. Check out Jason’s Night Sky Photography Handbook for more night shooting tips!

New products from Sony & Tamron

Sony has introduced two new full-frame mirrorless cameras, the A7CII and A7CR, along with a newly redesigned 16-35mm f/2.8 lens.

Tamron announced that their 35-150mm f/2.0-2.8 lens will now be available in Nikon Z-mount.

The Image Doctors #199

Should you consider a macro lens?

This week, we revisit a topic that both of us enjoy: close-up photography. Macro lenses are just one way to get closer to your subject, and we’ll take a look at whether a true macro lens is right for you.