Lowepro Primus AW Backpack Review

Accessory Reviews Bags Featured Lowepro

Lowepro Primus AW Backpack List Price: $279 Quick camera access is key for the Primus AW backpack from Lowepro. by Alan Davis www.alandavisphoto.net As an active mountain biker, hiker and photographer I have always been on the lookout for a photo backpack that carries well and allows for quick camera access to help capture fleeting […]

Read More »

Tamron AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC Lens Review

Accessory Reviews Featured Lenses Tamron

The Tamron AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC Lens: Tamron’s First Image Stabilized Lens Street Price: Approximately $600 US Tamron’s AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro lens is a do-it-all superzoom lens with Tamron’s new, proprietary “Vibration Compensation” optical image stabilization system. It’s their first lens to include image stabilization. The Tamron 28-300mm […]

Read More »

Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition Review

Accessory Reviews Digital Storage News Uncategorized

WD My Book Mirror Edition Photo Storage And Backup Solution Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition Press Release >> Western Digital’s new My Book Mirror Edition external USB hard drive is a digital storage and back-up solution for people who need to store and back-up large amounts of data. Digital photographers – that means you! […]

Read More »

Nikon Capture NX 2 – Control and quality

Accessory Reviews News Nikon Software Uncategorized

Nikon Capture NX 2 takes a major step forward over version 1.x, offering a host of improvements. General improvements include: Workspaces — Capture NX 1.x was awful with more than one monitor; NX 2 not only seems to understand multiple monitors but allows the creation of user workspaces, in addition to four “canned” workspaces that […]

Read More »

Lexar Professional UDMA USB 2.0 Card Reader

Accessory Reviews Featured Lexar Uncategorized

Lexar’s Professional UDMA card reader is a compact, collapsible memory card reader with slots for SecureDigital and CompactFlash memory cards. It has a USB 2.0 interface and can read the new UDMA CompactFlash cards as well as high-capacity SDHC SecureDigital memory cards. I’ve been using the Lexar Professional UDMA reader in the office and on […]

Read More »

Epson P-5000 Review

Accessory Reviews Epson

If you look at the $700 Epson P-5000 image tank and think to yourself “That’s what a low-end laptop costs with a larger HD and big screen! Why would I want that?!” then this review isn’t for you. But if you look at your laptop before every shoot and dread having to deal with it, […]

Read More »

Eye-Fi Card

Accessory Reviews

Wireless gadgets, USB gadgets, and wireless USB gadgets generally don’t warrant a second thought, but the Eye-Fi Card is a new wireless product for casual photographers that automates the process of downloading pictures to your computer and uploading them to your photo sharing service. You shoot, it does the rest. The Eye-Fi Card comes in […]

Read More »

Photography Rain Gear

Accessory Reviews News Uncategorized

It´s obvious, I know, but electronics and water don´t mix. And unless
you’re shooting with a body made before 1980, chances are it´s filled
to the brim with the stuff. Even though a little drizzle typically isn’t anything to worry about, it is not unheard of for even a little
bit of water to render a camera inoperable. […]

Read More »

Lowepro Vertex 200 AW Camera Backpack

Accessory Reviews Bags Featured Lowepro News Uncategorized

 Lowepro Vertex 200 AW Camera Backpack A Serious Backpack For Outdoor Photographers I’ve been using the Lowepro Vertex 200 AW backpack for a few months now. Generally it carries a Canon EOS-1D Mark III, Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L, Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di, Canon EF 28-300MM f/3.5-5.6 L IS, a Canon 550 EX flash, Pocket […]

Read More »

Joby Gorillapods – Hit and Miss Camera Support

Accessory Reviews Tripods Uncategorized

Intro There is no arguing that a tripod is the ultimate camera support. But sometimes you may want to carry something lighter, more compact and in some ways more capable than a traditional tripod. In those instances the Joby Gorillapod might fit the bill. The Gorillapod comes in three models: “Original” – holds up to […]

Read More »

Manfrotto 190XPROB Tripod Review

Accessory Reviews Featured Tripods Uncategorized

By Laurence Chen, July 21, 2007 Manfrotto is one of the established names in tripods. Their commitment to quality and functionality marches on and the 190XPROB model is yet another example of their ongoing efforts to redefine what it means to use a tripod. The aluminum Manfrotto 190XPROB has a center column that, with a […]

Read More »