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OP/TECH Utility Strap™ – Sling Review

It’s hour number 3 of the event you are shooting. Your neck hurts. You have another 2 hours to go before the event is over and while you are happy that the strap that came with your camera shows the world what brand you invested in, on the inside you really want to ditch the thing. In a world of …

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Miggo’s New Pictar Kickstarter could Change your IPhone Photography

  The innovative company Miggo just announced a new kickstarter project to follow up on previous successes such as the Agua (which I will be reviewing in the future).  The Pictar is a new photography tool that will help you gain complete control over your iPhone and make it so much easier to take quality photographs.  Given Tracy Munson’s recent …

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Lensbaby Velvet 56, Your Camera’s Favourite Accessory

  I can’t think of a single use case scenario for which you NEED the Lensbaby Velvet 56 in your bag, but if you are anything like me, sometimes you just WANT something, because it is fun and cool and pretty, and this lens ticks all those boxes. In fact, if you’re anything like me, your Lensbaby will probably be …

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Using a Painter’s Pole for Elevated Real Estate Photography

A lot of photographers have been interested in getting into real estate photography lately, and for good reason.  I’ve written several posts on the topic, and I’ve mentioned a few times that I often get much better results by using a painter’s pole instead of flying my DJI Phantom drone to get the exterior photos of the home. When photographing …

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Sigma 150-600mm Sport vs. Contemporary: Full comparison and review

I bought both the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Sport and the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary version and I’ve spent over 40 hours reviewing these lenses to provide this full and in-depth review for you guys. The results of my testing have been extremely surprising.  When it comes right down to it, I would choose the Sigma 150-600 Contemporary (the one that is nearly …

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DJI Phantom 3 Hardshell Backpack Review

When I bought my first DJI Phantom (the original one), I didn’t get a backpack and after breaking enough little parts by having it rattle around in the back of my car, I knew a hardshell backpack would be the first accessory I’d buy with my DJI Phantom 3 Professional that I just got a few weeks ago. There have …