Alright peeps, I’ve had a number of camera bags along the way and honestly, most of them have been downright ugly. For some reason, they are all just black, strappy, “technical” and super rugged. Like, are all photographers planning on paratrooping into enemy territory before shooting some cats and sunsets? Most of us, I think, […]

People often ask me which camera to buy, so I figured, why not consolidate what features I consider must-haves and what I believe to be the best camera for travel into one post, and keep it updated as time goes on. A good travel camera should be versatile enough to handle a variety of situations […]

Online backup is one of those things that everyone knows they need but no-one wants to set up. The last ransomware incident finally lit a fire under my butt to figure out a great cloud backup solution for photographers. If you don’t know what ransomware is, you should, but it’s only one of many reasons why […]

If you think a photography class with assignments is for high school students, you’d be wrong. I think assignments are the best way to learn photography. Because they let you practice each concept before moving on. It’s one thing to learn something conceptually and another to be able to use it in practice and see […]

The running advice in photography circles is that you must spend a couple of hundred on your first tripod, or forever rue the day. So a list of the best tripods under $100 is probably going to raise some eyebrows and maybe even some blood pressure. I guess the thinking is that good tripods, which […]

I often get asked what’s in my camera bag or basically what I think the best travel photography gear is if you want to travel light. Well relatively. So I decided to distill that info into a post so I can easily send people here when I get that question again. Included are my favorite travel […]

Do you have a photographer in your life? Perhaps it’s you! This list is a lovely set of gifts that any photographer would be happy to get. [Title Photo by revamptramp] I know, I know. It’s hard to buy for someone who knows a lot more about their hobby than you do. In fact, dangerous, […]