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Tenba BYOB 10 Review

Tenba BYOB 10 Review

The Tenba BYOB 10 is a small insert pack that I purchased a couple years ago and have been actively using when my camera gear was not the only focus and bringing a "camera specific" bag was not needed. The size of this is perfect to fit my essential camera gear and...

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5 GREAT videos for travel photographers

5 GREAT videos for travel photographers

I was spending some time on YouTube the other day and found a few great videos that I felt were worth sharing to you guys. Most are geared towards travel photography but they can all be very informal for anyone looking to brush up on their skills or even just spark a...

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Peak Design Slide Lite Vs. Black Rapids RS-5 Strap REVIEW

In my video I talk about the Peak Design Slide Lite vs. the Black rapid RS-5 Strap The Black Rapids RS-5 strap was my go-to strap for quite a few years, but I have recently switched to the Peak Design Slide Lite. In the video I explain why I made the switch, but the...

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Lightroom’s Dehaze tool for more than just haze

Lightroom’s Dehaze tool for more than just haze

Recently added to Adobe Lightroom is a great new feature called the Dehaze tool. What does it do? Well, it can reduce (or add) atmospheric haze in your photos. This is great for photos where strong haze is present and needs toned down. But thats not all it is good...

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My EDC CB “Everyday Carry Camera bag”

My EDC CB “Everyday Carry Camera bag”

The best camera is the camera you have with you right? Well even with that being said, I sure hate seeing a shot and only having my iPhone handy. I'll end up kicking myself in the butt for being too lazy to haul my gear around. So to solve this without feeling like...

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Benefits of publishing photos to online sites with Lightroom

Benefits of publishing photos to online sites with Lightroom

Lightroom is a great tool for photographers to edit and organize photos. It also has many other features that can be helpful and streamline different processes. What I want to talk about today is using the publishing features. I love the fact that I can edit my photos...

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Keep your boxes

Keep your boxes

Over the years I have bought and sold numerous items from camera gear to computers and other electronics. The one thing that I am thankful for is that I always kept my boxes with all extra accessories and manuals included. This became a small but nice advantage when...

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Vintage Olympus F.Zuiko AUTO-S 50mm 1.8 on Sony a7ii

Vintage Olympus F.Zuiko AUTO-S 50mm 1.8 on Sony a7ii

Over the last couple of weeks I've been interested in trying some vintage prime lenses on my a7ii since it's such a perfect platform to do so. One of my big inspirations of even thinking about doing this was playing with Shay's classic Polaroid 420 I got for her...

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Review: Pedco UltraPod II Lightweight mini Camera Tripod

Review: Pedco UltraPod II Lightweight mini Camera Tripod

Years ago I bought a smaller version of this (Ultrapod) on Amazon for a point-and-shoot camera and really enjoyed using it. After moving over to the Sony A7ii Mirrorless camera (See my post on switching to Sony), I decided to purchase the Pedco Ultrapod ii which is...

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My switch from Canon to Sony

My switch from Canon to Sony

Just like many others recently have, I took the leap in switching camera systems. My gear bag consisted of a canon 7D, 5D mkii, 24-70 2.8L, 70-200 2.8L IS ii, Sigma 10-20mm UWA, and a Nifty-Fifty. It was a great set up and I produced countless great shots throughout...

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I see myself as a well rounded, adventure seeking human with lots of hobbies and interests including photography, design, exploring, music, and well... making the best of this life with my amazing Fiancé!

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