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 the best cloud backup for photographers. If you don’t know what ransomware is, you should, but it’s only one of many reasons why a cloud […]

While I love Panasonic’s lineup, I’ll admit they are not the best at naming and differentiating their cameras, resulting in a bit of confusion. The Lumix gx85 vs g85 is a perfect example of this. Not only are the names incredibly similar but the cameras themselves have a lot in common. So which one’s right […]

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 […]

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 pro 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, […]