Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Part 2 – Camera Bags

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Oh, sure, we all have them, and most of us have multiples. Do you need another? Probably. So what was new this year?Plenty. So here are some of the faves from Peak Design, ThinkTank, SKB, Tenba, and BlackRapid (check out BR special 20% discount code below!) Peak Design has been coming on strong with 2 […]

Black Rapid : Check Yourself, Before You Wreck Yourself

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

You can’t expect all of your gear to last forever. You buy a new camera every few years, and I’ll bet you have more than 2 camera bags. Can we talk about one bit of gear that gets used daily? It’s your camera strap. It’s time to check it out, and make sure it’s up […]

The New Nikon D850 – 45.7 MP of Goodness

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Nikon, I just can’t quit you! Don’t think I ever will. This new, long awaited D850, coming in at an MSRP of about $3300, (wasn’t that what the D810 was?) clocks in with some amazing specs. OK, first some photos.

Epson FastFoto : Bulk Scan Precious Family Photos Without Sending Overseas

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

I love to scan old photos. Seriously, being able to scan negatives and slide from my archives is one of my favorite evening pastimes. Set it up, scan and store. It almost becomes a treasure hunt, especially with the negatives. One thing I was not scanning much were all of the 4×6 photos in my […]

Nikon Starts the Summer Going Wet & Wide

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

It’s official! Summertime has begun. Nikon has introduced an update to their excellent outdoor camera, newly named COOLPIX W300. It’s waterproof, shockproof, dustproof. Oh yeah, and freeze proof for your wintry excursions. 16 megapixels, and 4K UHD video. With Wi-Fi, it’s a pretty easy share to your phone, via an app, and posting all over […]

Maybe The Best Photojournalist Traveling Bag!

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

I’m definitely a problem v. solution person. Need starts the search for the right gear solution. And like many of us (all of us?) have a plethora of camera bags. the most fickle of gear options. So, when my well planned flight from an event, went awry and I couldn’t put my ThinkTank Airport International […]

Real World Review : All About Remote Control

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

There are so many way to control how you press the shutter on your camera, I had to do a deep dive into the world, and try to make some sense of it all. 3 of the units reviewed here: CamRanger, Case Air, and Pulse. The 4th, Manfrotto Digital Director, is way bigger and shown […]

Holiday Gift Guide Part 4: Black Friday Best Deals

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

There may be supposed “doorbusters” on Black Friday & Cyber Monday, with special pricing, but on high ticket items it’s usually last years model. What you should look for are deals on Media Cards, software, and batteries. I always stock up on that day. Of course, the majors photo dealers will all have some kind […]

Tether Tools Case Relay – Location Time-Lapse Tool Made Right!

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

At every photo trade show, I search for innovation and design improvement from all the manufacturers. And of course that is their goal as well. Sometimes it’s inches, sometimes revolutionary. One of my favorite new products comes from the folks at Tether Tools®. They see a photographers needs, and rush in to solve the problem. […]

Peak Design Sling Bag – Is This The Mirrorless Bag Of Your Dreams?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

It’s like the Holy Grail: what is the perfect camera bag? Don’t want to shock you, but there is no one bag that is best for all circumstances. But you already know that. Look at all of your camera bags.I kinda feel it’ like shoes. The right bag for the right job. Peak Design is […]

BlackRapid Update : Lighter, Stronger, Quieter

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

The new standard in camera straps is the BlackRapid line. I’m a convert for sure, and now depend on them. The single, or double, are great tools, but my new favorite became the Yeti. Basically 2 straps coming off of one harness. I just keep working toward getting lighter. So when they announced that there […]

Nikon Adds A New Entry Level DSLR With Kit Lenses You Actually Want

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

When someone is starting out on photography, it is wise for the camera manufacturer to give them all of the tools to succeed, and enjoy the ride. Yes, it’s addictive, so the first experience should be very pleasurable. The new Nikon D3400 boasts an ISO range topping out at 25,600, over 24MP sensor, and a […]

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things : Bits and Bobs

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

There are certain pieces of gear that have become a standards for shooting, and sometimes, these are pieces of kit that I never thought would work. Like BlackRapid straps. When these first came out, it seemed like a plethora of new camera straps were hitting the market. Lots of companies figured that they had the […]

Olloclip : Packs Small, Plays Big

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Why do I always have a set of Olloclip lenses and accessories in my bag? They are small, lightweight, smart designs, and have multiple purposes. The glass is sweet, especially the 4-1 which slips easily onto an iPhone. Macro is having a huge comeback and iPhone extreme close-up photos are now billboards,and you can get […]

Messenger Bag Roundup : Which Bag Came Up On Top?

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

After going through the 4 messenger bags, in the real world, and for a more extended time that just a load-in and see what happens, there is a lesson learned. One we all know:

Messenger Bag Roundup Part 4 : Tenba Messenger DNA 13

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Let’s have a look at the 4th and final messenger bag in the round-up. The only way to truly review these bags is to use them, and that takes time. And I use them in different circumstances, to see how the physicality works under real world conditions. This bag, the Tenba DNA 13 has a […]

Messenger Bag Roundup Part 3 : ThinkTank Photo – CityWalker 20

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The only way to truly figure out what camera bag works best for you is to determine the gear you need (want) to have with you, when you leave the house/office. Is it a full DSLR rig, with 2 bodies and all the glass? Or get small with a mirrorless system? Messenger bags take care […]

Lexar + GoPro : Video Studio In Your Hand

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Packs small, plays big. How would you like to be able to shoot, edit, and BACKUP your GoPro or drone videos with only a pocketful of tech? Take a look at this set-up: I take a real world imaging problem, and try to find the right tech solutions. In this case, it’s a matter of […]

Lily Deanne : The Latest Line of Camera Bags From ThinkTank Photo

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer, Deanne Fitzmaurice knows what makes a great camera bag. As a working photographer and partner in the best camera bag company around, she knows how necessity is the mother of invention, and her company listens to you and the legions of photographers out there about their needs. And because of that […]

Real World Review: Nikon D750 – A Lot To Love In A Smaller Package

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

First of all, I’d like to say that Nikon has totally gotten the Wi-Fi right! The Nikon D750 works like crazy. After shooting for the day at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, I was transferring the photos to my phone while on the subway and posting to social media, immediately. Right until the subway […]

Sony a6000: Focusing Faster Than a Speeding Bullet! LOOK! Up in the sky! It’s a…

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

…APS-C new camera from Sony! At this point all we can do is drool over the stats: 11FPS! Claiming to be the world’s fastest AF performance at just 0.06 seconds.

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