July 9, 2019

This article has been a long time in coming!

In the early 1980s I was a teenager, and I saved like crazy to buy my very first SLR, the Canon AE-1.  As a teen, the only thing I really needed to know about the camera was that it was advertised heavily on New York Yankee b...

September 10, 2018

For several years I have spent my summers at Surf City, North Carolina.  The entire time, I have been curious about what it would be like to work with a water housing.  Thanks to the team over at AquaTech, I was able to spend a couple of weeks getting familiar wit...

August 7, 2018

Lensbaby has a new lens out today, and it is delicious. The Sol 45 creates the yummiest background blur that looks like painterly brush strokes, straight out of the camera. I've been fortunate to have my hands on a beta version for several weeks now. (It has been HARD...

July 23, 2018

As photographers progress in their hobby/profession, they soon start to recognize that in modern digital photography, half of the job is getting photos right in camera, but the other half is in processing them after capture.  Post-processing includes a massive variety...

July 21, 2018

 This is my first photo using the Wacom Intuos Pro as the editing device.  

This morning I received an Intuos Pro from the great folks over at Wacom.  In a few weeks, I will be writing a full review, but for today, I thought it would be very helpful to just offer u...

June 6, 2018

I recently received the AD600PRO from Godox, and this battery-powered studio strobe is definitely something that every photographer should get familiar with and strongly consider!  I have been testing it and shooting with it for a few weeks, and every step of the way i...

May 26, 2018

For a couple of years I have heard a lot of folks mentioning the company Fotodiox as a very affordable provider of photography accessories.  Just a few weeks back, one of their social media accounts interacted quite a bit with my Instagram account, and I decided to sen...

April 20, 2018

Just this past week, MindShift Gear released a brand new shoulder bag.  It's an outdoors, all weather bag that includes some absolutely spectacular features for the photographer who isn't afraid to go out shooting in the rain.  In the video below, I take an extremely t...

March 17, 2018

For the readers who are active in our Facebook community, I had a discussion question a few days ago regarding whether a blogger/writer should move forward with a review, if the manufacturer had requested that one not be published.  The response on the Facebook group w...

January 17, 2018

The storage problem manifested itself when I went to Costa Rica last summer to shoot a wedding. I had to find a hole in my bag to store the camera and this issue manifested itself when, in the middle of the wedding day, I lost the camera.

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