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My Review of the Rode VideoMic Me

In Gear by Rick McEvoyLeave a Comment

My Review of the Rode VideoMic Me In this article I will write about the Rode VideoMic Me, kindly sent to me by Rode to trial and review. I have never used a microphone before, and want a microphone to improve the quality of the audio on my talking videos. At the moment all I …

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Product Review – Black Rapid Double Breathe Strap

In Gear by Michael AllenLeave a Comment

As a wedding and concert photographer, many of the times I’m going out to shoot for a client I utilize two cameras – one wide(r) and one telephoto. As anyone who has shot a fast paced event can attest, if you’re changing lenses during the event, you’re missing moments. Thus the advent of the two …

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6 Top Cameras for 2018 Under $5,000

In Gear by Brian Pex6 Comments

There has never been a better time to be a Photographer. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Pro, Pro/Enthusiast, Amature or just starting out, it is a very good time to be involved in the Photography world. From the top brands right on down to the lesser known and even Chinese knockoff products, there is …

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Review of the Mindshift Gear Backlight 36L

In Gear by Brent Huntley4 Comments

I’ll admit that I am a bit of a Think Tank fan boy as the Streetwalker Hard Drive is my favorite all-around camera backpack.  Because of this, it was natural to look at Think Tank’s sister company, Mindshift Gear, when I was looking for a larger hiking backpack.  After looking through all the various options …

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Product Review: Black Rapid WandeR Bundle

In Gear by Michael AllenLeave a Comment

Have an extra $20 in Christmas cash you’re unsure how to spend? Love using your smartphone while you’re out photographing for behind the scenes shots, or just snapshots of your adventures that you don’t want to edit later? Afraid you’ll drop your $1,000 phone and crack the screen? Enter the WandeR bundle by Black Rapid. …

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Flashpoint eVOLV 200 review

In Gear by Bryan Striegler2 Comments

Technology is always changing and always updating, especially in photography. Every week there’s a new body, a new flash, or something else. Things are always getting better. I remember the first memory cards I had. I think they were 256mb. I thought that was huge! Now, it would hold like 10 photos. Unless you want …

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How to Fix a Sticking Tripod Leg or Joint

In Gear by Frank GallagherLeave a Comment

Tripods just might be the most abused gear we photographers own.  We take them out in bad weather, stick them in mud and salt water, use them in wind-blown sand and driving rain.  We bang them around in our car, sling them over our shoulder while hiking and strap them to the outside of our …

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Product Review: Black Rapid Sport Breathe Strap

In Gear by Michael Allen4 Comments

Several years ago, I purchased my first Black Rapid strap. It seems silly, but it felt like such a huge step in the world of being a photographer: graduating from the OEM camera strap to a more versatile, photographer focused design. I believe the model I purchased was the Yeti, though I may be remembering …

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The Peak Design Everyday Sling is My New Favorite Sling Bag

In Gear by Brent Huntley1 Comment

A sling bag is the ideal photography bag for so many people.  A good sling bag is small, light and comfortable to carry the necessities.  Because of these qualities, it is often the preferred camera bag for street and travel photographers.  For those of us with a lot more gear to carry, a sling bag …

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20 Last Minute Photography Gifts Under $50

In Gear by Pete LaGregor4 Comments

So you have a family member or friend who is a photographer OR you’re a photographer and you have no idea what to say when people ask you what you want for a present this holiday season?  Check out this list of great photography gifts for under $50. San Disk Extreme Pro Memory Card 64GB …