Episode 20: How NOT to Promote a Product [LSP #0020]


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A Florida-based company ignites a racial firestorm with imagery used to promote an upcoming product.We talk about the controversy and question if sometimes art can go too far.

UPDATE [February 20, 2014 10:45 pm PST]It appears that amid the controversy, Seasalt and Co. has removed their presence on social media and have included this message on their website.

Is Nikon getting ready to announce the D7200 and a Nikon 1 J5 with 4K video in it?

Less than a week after unretouched photos of Cindy Crawford were leaked, over 200 unretouched photos of Beyoncé are leaked.Are we going to see more celebrity leaks and is the same individual behind this? Do they have a social agenda? See them here.

The “Father 0f the Internet” thinks a “Digital Dark Age” is coming.Do you need to take steps to make sure a record of you and your loved ones lives long after you do? Read the article here.

Are a few new Sigma “Art” series lenses on the horizon?

A Kickstarter campaign solves the frustration known as hanging frames.Click here to see their Kickstarter campaign.

Photoshop turns 25!What’s changed in the past quarter century and where is Adobe taking it?

Hawaiian photographer Aaron Eveland rents a Canon 800mm f/5.6 lens and creates some stunning imageryUtilizing a Sony A7s, a Metabones adapter and that beastly Canon 800mm f/5.6, he created images and a video you must see. See them here.

North Carolina-based photographer Faith Massey gets her stolen memory card back…but not her photo gear after a public pleaThe stolen card contained images Massey shot of a baby who was going to die and these were among the only images the family would have of their child.

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov leaves his Canon DSLR out in the snow mounted low on a tripod and comes away with really fun images.This might just inspire you to try a new and fun photo project. See the photos here.

IFTTT releases the Do Camera app and streamlines your photo sharing.Do you think people will accidentally send the “wrong” photos to everyone in their contacts?

GuruShots goes strong with a unique photo contest site.

Canadian photographer Martin Szabo shakes things up with a unique photo booth idea.See the photos here.

Supposed leaked details of Lightroom 6 surface on a French site.

Polarr releases version 2.0 of it’s online photo editor.

An Indiegogo campaign launches for a rear-mounted filter adapter.Click here to see their Indiegogo campaign

Announcement:Free eBook! – The Lens Shark Quickstart Guide to Perfect Exposure.

Announcement:Free camera giveaway coming up!The winner’s choice of a Nikon D750, Canon 7D Mark II or Sony A7s!

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