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 Harmer6 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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THE ULTIMATE PACKING LIST FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

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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Spider Pro Holster System: an In-Depth Review

In Gear by Mark Morris2 Comments

For several years I have heard a lot of great things about the Spider Pro Holster System.  Most wedding photographers that I know seem to swear by them!  I reached out to them a while back, and offered to do a review in exchange for a holster.  I was so thrilled that they sent the holster, and they also sent …

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Ona Bags Union Street: An In-Depth Review

In Gear by Mark Morris2 Comments

Several weeks ago I published an article about the Signature Series 13 by Think Tank.  If you have read that article, you already know that I found that bag to be one of the most incredible finds in terms of high-end camera bag design.  I had practically nothing negative to say about the bag, with one exception: I use a …

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F-Stop Ajna vs. Lowepro Whistler vs. Clik vs. Mindshift

In Gear by Jim Harmer9 Comments

The current trend in landscape photography is for gear storage in a backpack with a rear entry flap (meaning the part of the bag that touches your back when walking has a zipper around it that opens up to the largest compartment). F-Stop Gear makes several popular bags amongst landscape photographers such as the Loka, and now their Ajna bag. …