The 20 Best Tripod Options Under $500

In Gear by Mark Morris2 Comments

  Several month ago I read an article by Jim Harmer that highlighted 6 Pro Tripods for Serious Landscape Photographers.  That’s an awesome article, and it covers 6 amazing tripods, but as a very serious photographer, it didn’t actually cover the tripods that I would seriously want to know about.  It really got me to thinking – there are an overwhelming …

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How to Switch Camera Brands Without Losing Money

In Gear by Jim Harmer9 Comments

I have switched camera brands multiple times over the last 10 years, and have always had the latest-and-greatest gear.  I shot a Canon camera system first, switched to Nikon, then went to Nikon full frame, then I shot Fuji for two years, and this week I bought a Sony a7rii to play with for a while.  Yet, I’ve spent next …

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In Gear by Frank Gallagher2 Comments

It’s time to start packing for that once-in-a-lifetime photography trip or family vacation.  There are plenty of gear lists out there, but this comprehensive packing list for travel photography is for people who want to make sure they have all the essentials for a photo adventure, from the camera to creature comforts.  You don’t want to carry 100 pounds of …

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Go Win Canon’s Incredibly Easy Sports Photography Contest

In News by Jim Harmer1 Comment

Canon just announced its Little League baseball photo contest, which it runs each year.  Yet another photo contest would not normally be news, except this one looks to be impossibly easy to win, and the prizes are significant. Past Winning Photos Check out these photos which won the contest in previous years: I certainly wouldn’t want to put down any …

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DJI Spark: Everything we know so far

In News by Jim Harmer0 Comments

DJI posted a new teaser video for an unknown drone, as well as details on the announcement: “Join us at 11:30 am EDT on May 24, 2017 as DJI reveals, once again, the future of possible.  http://LIVE.DJI.COM” A striking departure from DJI’s normal marketing videos which usually show people surfing on beaches and drones flying overhead, people flying off mountains in …