The Best Tripods Under $150

Trying to pick a budget tripod? 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 $150 is probably going to raise some eyebrows and maybe even some blood pressure. The thinking is […]

The Best Travel Lens for the Sony A6000 Series

Best Travel Lenses for Sony a6000 Series

This is a fantastic travel camera – it really packs a punch with its small size. If you’re going for an APS-C sized sensor, it’s one of the best options out there. One way to really make it work for you is to select the best travel lens for the Sony a6000 – the one […]

Best Fuji Lens for Travel Photography

So you’ve got your Fuji camera and are putting together the ultimate travel kit. Don’t worry we’ve got you covered with this list of the best Fuji lenses for travel. Mirrorless systems like Fujifilm are great for travel because they are just smaller than traditional DSLRs. Most travelers eventually tire of carrying the full weight […]

The Best Camera for Travel

People often ask me which camera to buy, so I figured, why not consolidate the 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. I will cover the best mirrorless camera for travel, as well as the best […]

8 Great Gifts For Beginner Photographers

Do you have a photographer in your life who’s just getting started? Perhaps it’s you! This list covers some awesome gifts for beginner photographers, with some inexpensive picks so there’s something for everyone. [Title Photo by revamptramp] I know, I know. It’s hard to buy for someone who knows more about their hobby than you […]

The Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Travel

Now that you’ve bought a micro four thirds camera, you’re probably looking to get the best micro four thirds lenses for travel photography. When traveling, I really prefer to pack light so I’ll be focusing on what to carry if you want a minimal setup. Not everybody wants to go light, but I’m traveling long-term […]

Best Online Backup For Photographers

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 […]

Panasonic Lumix GX85 vs. G85 – Which one’s right for you?

So you’re considering one of these excellent Panasonic cameras? I really love Panasonic’s lineup, but even I have to admit they are not the best at naming and differentiating their cameras. No matter how much I try, I can’t remember their naming convention resulting in a bit of confusion. The Lumix gx85 vs g85 is […]

A DIY Camera Bag is the Best Travel Camera Bag

Alright peeps, I’ve had a number of camera bags along the way and honestly, most of them have been downright ugly. So my rec is to make the perfect DIY camera bag by using a padded camera bag inserts. For some reason, most camera bags on the market are all just black, strappy, “technical” and […]

The Best Photography Classes with Assignments

If you think a photography course 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 […]