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Mindshift’s new Multi-Mount Holster is My Favorite Holster Bag

I love holster bags.  I think they are perfect for every situation where you don’t need a tripod.  I usually do not like to carry a lot of gear so I want a bag that will just fit my camera, a spare battery and a spare memory card.  Unless I am shooting landscapes or using a flash that is all …

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UltraProX Adventure Cam 10 Review

If you are looking at buying a small, adventure type camera that can shoot high quality video and perhaps time lapse, I might have the solution for you, the Adventure Cam 10 by UltraProX. UltraProX’s line of three cameras sport either a 5 megapixel or a 12 megapixel sensor and are able to capture video anywhere from 4k down to 640 …

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20 FANTASTIC Photography Accessories Under $100

A few years ago, we released a “best photography accessories” post, and it was really popular.  It’s time for a 2016 update. Some of the items from 5 years ago are still on the list and remain in my photo bag.  Others are new items that I’ve tested more recently. #1 Pec Pads I can’t believe that more photographers haven’t …

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Must-Have Wedding Day Photography Gear

Those who follow Portrait Session know that I consider myself to be an idiot when it comes to photography gear.  I’m unlike my fellow Improve Photography guys in that I don’t lust over the newest lenses, I don’t nerd out about the latest camera models, and I certainly have no idea what great new treats are soon to be released. …

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Lowel GL1: A Versatile Handheld Light for Weddings and more

I’d like to let you in on a little secret…But first, let’s talk about what led to my discovery. Technology has somewhat recently produced cameras that have given us the ability to take pictures in very low light. About four years ago, I owned a Nikon D90 – I never wanted to push it beyond ISO 800. I just didn’t …

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Reviewing the Oben CT-3561 Compact Travel Tripod with BE-117T Ball Head

As a landscape photographer, a tripod is an absolute necessity.  There is simply no other way to capture sharp images in the best light (sunrise and sunset) or show any kind of motion without a good sturdy base upon which to rest your camera for long exposures. The Tripod Trap I remember reading a blog post about tripods years ago.  …