The Best Way to Top Off Your New Camera

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

There is a 20% sale on if you’d like to get one of these! I have always skipped generations on cameras as I feel that I’ll get the life out of my current bodies before I’ll see enough upgrades. Glass is forever, but the little computers we hold in our hands (ok, sensor upgrades) will […]

I See The Light: Packs small, Plays BIG!

Sunday, June 14th, 2020

Yes, the portable battery powered LED light market offers sooooo many options. You can honestly get the perfect light for what you require to illuminate. Top of mind for me right now is small, portable, bi-color, with a decent battery life. LumeCube has been a player in what I’d call the action LED light market. […]

Peak Design Makes A Move to Help You Out

Monday, April 6th, 2020

They are doing that with a unique proposition: To start, 20%-40% site wide on their high quality products. All of them! and then this, from their site: “By this point, your inbox is littered with well-meaning emails from companies telling you confidently how they will be navigating the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout. We […]

Ok, So Now What?

Sunday, March 29th, 2020

I had about 4 diff posts ready to go, and then the Covid-19 hit and I kept revising as the intensity increased. Do you really need to know about the latest Spider wrist strap right now. Probably not. It’s the best, but you may have other things on your mind. And they have new products […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2019 – Part 2 – Can You Hear Me Now?

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

I’ve said it before: Audio is 50% of your video. Unless it’s bad, then it’s 80%! It’s true that people can consume marginal video if the  sound is good. If sound is bad they are gone. Solid gone. This part of the gift guide has some options you should consider to increase the peace on […]

Pre Gift Guide: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Photo-Video Deals

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

We all have year end buy targets for what we love, and tools we need. I know some things I usually look for are deals on media cards, SSD drives, bags, maybe some glass, and usually something that may just be for fun, but may spark some new ideas. As i said, will be adding […]

Versatile Pocket Light: Lume Cube – Get A Couple!

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

I first saw one of these tiny lights displayed at Photo Plus Expo, submerged in a tank of water. As an ad guy, it got my attention as a marketing move, and problem/solution product. It worked! OK, for me it solved a ton of problems: The Lume Cube is a great little light to add […]

How Compact Can Your Tripod Get?

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

It’s true. Every time I’m packing for a shoot, I think about the wasted space in between the legs of a tripod. Fine, I have to get a life. Not such a big deal, right? Maybe you have a case, like the one that some other manufacturers give out. Or you purchased a “tripod” case […]

Think Tank Keeps You Dry In the Nick of Time!

Friday, September 21st, 2018

These just came out, and have to pass it on. Think Tank Photo Emergency Rain Covers! If you have ever got caught shooting the rain, this has GOT to be in your bag. When I moved to the East coast from California, I got a whole new appreciation for how long I had to keep […]

Maybe The Best Photojournalist Traveling Bag!

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

I’m definitely a problem v. solution person. Need starts the search for the right gear solution. And like many of us (all of us?) have a plethora of camera bags. the most fickle of gear options. So, when my well planned flight from an event, went awry and I couldn’t put my ThinkTank Airport International […]

Real World Review : All About Remote Control

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

There are so many way to control how you press the shutter on your camera, I had to do a deep dive into the world, and try to make some sense of it all. 3 of the units reviewed here: CamRanger, Case Air, and Pulse. The 4th, Manfrotto Digital Director, is way bigger and shown […]

Messenger Bag Roundup Part 4 : Tenba Messenger DNA 13

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Let’s have a look at the 4th and final messenger bag in the round-up. The only way to truly review these bags is to use them, and that takes time. And I use them in different circumstances, to see how the physicality works under real world conditions. This bag, the Tenba DNA 13 has a […]

PhotoPlus Expo – Working a Day Job? Come on Saturday!

Monday, October 19th, 2015

This is probably the best overall Photo Event of the year.

PhotoPlus Expo is Just Around the Corner…

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Back to School, Pumpkin latte’s, Halloween candy, And Orange is all over the place! For me, the fall only means that one of the best photo gear expos is coming soon to NYC. All of us gear monkeys will be seeing, feeling, touching, buying, new kit that will make what we love even better. Sure,the […]

ThinkTank Photo Offers You A Little Freebie

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

FREE CAMERA STRAP OFFER! Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced a special “Gear Up For Summer!” special offer. Buy one of their highly acclaimed backpacks and they’ll include a Blue Camera Strap V2.0 and Camera Support Straps V2.0 (a $44.50 value) for free! Take a load off your neck, shoulders, and back by […]

Dude! Where’s My Gear ?? Real World Reviews of Tracker Tags

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

You may to go to a shoot where you won’t have your camera bag with you at all times. Trade shows, Weddings, Events. Or in my recent experience flying back from CES, having Jet Blue insist on checking your camera bag, although it was promised to be hand checked and meeting me at the gate […]

ThinkTank Photo has a new Production Manager to carry your gear

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Not a person, but a sweet new bag in a workable size. Sure they make our favorite camera bags. From the City walker, which is my daily bag, to the Airport International for every travel photo assignment, they just know how to make the best. Why? How about because pro shooters own the company and […]

iKlip Puts Your Tablet Where You Need It!

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Sure, the case on your iPad lets you prop it up, vertical or horizontal, but you need a surface to set it down on. Or you get to hold it for indeterminate lengths of time. When it’s a matter of sending txts or watching vids, checking email, or heck, even a little shopping, it’s not […]

Photoinduced Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Part 1

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Once again, we have put together a list of photo goodies you may want to give, or most likely get this holiday season. It’s a big one, so we’re doing it in parts. We’ll make sure to hit all of the price ranges and hopefully interests. All products have been assessed as best possible by […]

Hot App, Coming Through! PhotoPlus Expo is Fast Approaching!

Monday, October 7th, 2013

For years we have been attending the best photographic trade fair in the world: PHOTOPLUS EXPO! If you want to see the latest gear, put your hands on it, and shoot away. Come Here. If you want to hear form the masters in the business. Come Here If you want to hang with your fellow photogs […]

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