Photo Trash Talk with Dan & Elmo
By Photo Trash Talk with Dan & Elmo
About this podcast
Dan Burkholder & Elmo Sapwater are two guys really enjoy talking gear and photo while having a great time that will rub off on anyone.

Dan & Elmo discuss everything from smartphones to apps; DSLR cameras to point-and-shoot; and everything in-between. From time-to-time Dan & Elmo go on-location for powerful interviews of prominent individuals in the photographic industry. A good and informative time is held for all.

Episodes (Total: 68 / Page: 1)
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) It’s a camera bag but it’s not just a camera bag since it also holds a laptop, tablet and a whole lot more. I’m referring to the newly released Think Tank Photo’s Spectral 15 shoulder bag, on in the new Spectral series that includes two other sizes. Before I even started […]
Sept. 14, 2017
by Gregg Ellman (@greggellman) Once you prepare your house for vacuuming, there’s nothing to do to clean your floors and carpet clean except pressing a button. From there, the Deebot R95 robotic vacuum cleaner takes over and does the work. I own one of the other robotic vacuums, and while it does a good job, […]
Sept. 12, 2017
Listen as Elmo and Dan distill today’s GIGANTIC Apple Event so you know what photographic benefits the new hardware goodies brings to your image making life! Learn about how the new iPhone 10 should be on your photographic shopping list! *Note: May take up to 15 seconds to load during peak times. Also, make sure […]
Sept. 12, 2017
Dan Burkholder & Elmo Sapwater just can’t quit eating out. This time they hit Traver’s Diner in Gloversville, NY.  On the Menu in this episode: Ricoh Theta V 360 4K Immersive Cam; Insta360 ONE 4K Cam; Giropotic 2K 360; Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Entry Level Compact DSLR; Lomography’s New Instant Square Cam; Sandisk MicroSDXC […]
Sept. 7, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) Every now and then my wife reluctantly helps me by reviewing a product when I think it’s better geared to her lifestyle. The latest gadget I had her put to test is an illuminated, fully adjustable vanity mirror, which includes a wireless audio system. The iHome iCVBT2 vanity mirror, described by […]
Sept. 1, 2017
In this Photo Trash Talk episode Dan & Elmo talk until they’re hungry! Discussions or mentions include :: Nikon D850 DSLR Overview; Apollo 15 and Nikon Photomic FTN SLR; John Glenn and his ANSCO Autoset 35mm; Hasselblad X1D; Russian Zenit; Holga photographer Tammy Cromer; Arrow Smartwatch 360˚; Whitewall Lab and Direct Print on Wood; Henry Wilhelm and the […]
Aug. 30, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) As if listening to TV audio with first-rate headphones isn’t good enough, the new Sennheiser Flex 5000 digital wireless audio system takes the sound to new, amazing levels of quality. Honestly, I was a little confused after reading about the system, but after listening to a sporting event (New York Yankees […]
Aug. 29, 2017
Company also reveals that the Vuze VR Camera will soon offer live streaming NEW YORK CITY  – Aug. 29, 2017 – Humaneyes Technologies today ahead of IFA announced several major enhancements to its Vuze VR Camera, the industry’s first affordable 3D-360 degree virtual reality (VR) camera. The camera’s updates include beta availability of the Vuze VR Studio for Mac; […]
Aug. 23, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) The Nightingale smart home sleep system is designed to give you a better night of sleep by creating an optimal sleep environment. These are designed to mask common noises, which can be sleep disrupting by creating sound blankets to mask the awakening sounds. In a nutshell, it looks exactly like a […]
Aug. 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 :: More Thoughts on Solar Eclipse, Counterfeit Viewing Filters and Safety Issues; Smartphones Killing Compact Camera Market; Sigma and lens aberrations; Photo Stream VS iCloud; Epson’s Drone Glasses; Google and Apple Want to Make Better Photo Adjustments; HumanEyes Vuze 3D 360 Camera; AirDrop can be Risky Biz; Raw Support on iPhone; Macphun […]
Aug. 16, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) True story: I got tired of seeing my wife use her tablet with wired headphones, especially while using them on a treadmill. So I handed her a box of iFrogz Impulse Duo wireless earbuds and said “use these.” In about 30 seconds she had the box opened, changed the ear tips […]
Aug. 9, 2017
In the August 9, 2017 Edition coming from Niskayuna, NY, discussions or mentions include: Getting Ready for the Solar Eclipse and the Solar Eclipse Across America Website; Nikon officially discontinues current mirrorless cameras; Leica TL2 rangefinder gets firmware update and then may be selling 45% of company; a Caller wants to know about watchbands on Apple […]
Aug. 9, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) Back to school shopping lists in my day included pens, pencils and notebook paper. These days your list is a lot more modern and tech related. Here are a few items that would make great additions to any back-to-school shopping list. The USB Logitech K840 mechanical keyboard is pretty much the […]
Aug. 2, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa is a great little tablet, especially combined with an Amazon Prime membership. Since I’m a longtime iPad owner, I’m familiar with the Apple app store and I was happy to see The Amazon app store works much the same and just as easy. […]
July 27, 2017
In the June 27 2017 Edition coming from Niskayuna, NY, discussions or mentions include: Nikon has a 100th Anniversary and is said to be working on another mirrorless; Leica TL2 rangefinder; Wacom has new big Cintiq Pro tablets; iPad Pro; Kickstarter’s Citograph 35mm f8 pancake lens; Light ships the anticipated L16; RED announces smartphone development; […]
July 26, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) The pocket-sized (4.0-by-2.0-by-0.6-inches) Alcomate Revo is a tremendous device for accurately reading an individual’s blood alcohol level so hopefully they don’t rely on judgment alone. Since I really have no experience with using portable breathalyzers, I did some research and found that often pocket breathalyzers must be sent back to manufacturers […]
July 19, 2017
By Gregg Ellman (@Greggellman) Often readers ask me if they really need an item I’ve mentioned previously. For the most part, I won’t decide that for people. But in the case of the Orbit Bluetooth key finder, don’t bother emailing me because yes, you need it. My wife will tell you I need it. Using […]
July 12, 2017
by Gregg Ellman (@greggellman) A recent press release couldn’t have said it better about a new security camera from Momentum. “The new Momentum WiFi camera is the under $50, effective and reliable solution to personal home property and loved one monitoring.” I stress to readers over and over, one of the most important features in […]
July 9, 2017
Videos: After the Photo Trash Talk  visit the Photography Center of the Capitol District in Troy, NY, we have created videos to supplement the podcast. The first is a short promo of the Photo Center. The second is Nicholas Argyros showing and describing in more detail the actual Kodak String Set camera he referenced in […]
July 6, 2017
Dan Burkholder and Elmo Sapwater visit the Photography Center of the Capitol District in Troy, NY. In 2006, Nicholas S. Argyros established the Photography Center of the Capital District. Based in Troy, NY, this 3-story, membership-supported facility houses one of America’s most complete museums of photographic hardware, literature (over 15,000 books and periodicals!), and prints. […]
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