A Photographers Review of the LG V20’s Camera

Photographers rely on their smart phones for everything.  We have our banking, email, Rolodex (for you young’uns that is the contact list), to do lists, and in the last couple of generations a camera that we use daily.  Up until recently I have been a devoted Windows Phone user (don’t laugh I still think it’s the best mobile platform) but …

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The Best Circular Polarizing Filter For The Money Is…

This is the next in my series of filter reviews.  I have spent the past few months REALLY getting to know the ups and downs of the various filters that have been provided by a number of great manufacturers.   If you are considering the purchase of some filters, please consider checking out some of my other reviews: ND Filters …

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Syrp Genie Mini Review: Portable Motion Control to Spark Your Creativity

There are numerous tips, tricks, techniques, and gadgets that photographers use to create more dramatic and dynamic images.  As technology continues its rapid march forward, it seems there is no shortage of new tools that claim to help photographers make better images.  It is difficult to know for sure which of those tools will really be beneficial and which ones …

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Must Have Gear For Your Next Photography Road Trip

There’s nothing quite like a good, long road trip. For a photographer, the flexibility to follow the weather, or the wildlife, or your whimsical nature just isn’t available when you book a resort vacation or even a tour of a dream location. Going Kerouac in the 20-teens poses some challenges the “beat generation” never could have imagined. Especially for photographers, …

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Head-to-Head Review of Four Westcott Light Modifiers

If you have looked into flash photography at all, then you surely know the name Westcott.  When I was first shopping for new flash modifiers,  Westcott was the first place I went as they were the main name I knew and they have a reputation in the industry for producing high quality lighting gear.  Their website has about everything you …

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Sigma 24-35mm Lens Review

The Basics For the last few weeks I have been using Sigma’s 24-35mm f2 Art lens for anything and everything. From events to interiors, and even some video. It is an interesting lens to say the least. It’s a versatile wide-angle, but the narrow zoom range was perplexing to me. I’m really curious to know what the purpose is for …