Two interesting read...

Most of the books reviewed on this site have been for photography or tech manuals, and if you’re looking for something to stimulate your brain, those probably aren’t what you’re looking for.  I do have two interesting titles that I recently previewed and both are thought provoking.  There’s...

7 Tips for Making Yo...

Image Source: Pixabay Tired of seeing photos that do not make an impression? Memories of travel are easily etched on one’s mind, so don’t let your photos fall behind. Take photos that will leave a mark on the minds of your audience and captivate them with your own travel photo portfolio. But...

Introducing an excit...

Here’s a new product about to go live on Indiegogo next week that you’re going to want to check out.  Toka!Flash is a portable memory device that lets you backup your photos/video on the go and takes up no more space than a belt buckle — oh yeah, it is a belt buckle, sort...

Top ten drones for t...

Although the FAA is pushing for mandatory registration of all drones as early as 2016, common thought is that the typically dysfunctional government will either not get it passed or the legislation with be filled with unenforceable language. That said, it’s still something to consider....

Tenba BYOB and Packl...

If you are a traveling photographer, chances are you take more gear than you need for any one given outing.  Today, maybe it’s an indoor event and you take your short lenses. Tommorrow, maybe it’s wildlife and you need your long lenses. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a bag when you arrive that...

Incase DSLR Pro Pack...

As a photojournalist, you never know what kind of photos or video are going to be needed next.  You might be sent out on a still photo shoot, only to be told mid-assignment that “We need lots of video,” so you better be prepared. DSLR Pro Pack to the rescue Trying to cover all the...

13 Hot hits from CES...

This wrap up of CES2015 highlights brings some great technology from the International Consumer Electronics Show in computing, photography, smartphones, personal transporters, security, audio and home automation. If you own an Ultrabook and you are a power user, you’ve probably often wished...

Gift Guide 2014

Every year we review dozens of products and we accumulate the best here for our annual gift guide. Pick from gifts for the Adventurer, the Traveler, the Gadget Lover or the Photographer.  We’ve got some great selections for all of them.  Pick a selection and start browsing. 2014 Gift...

Photos sell the home

Whether you are trying to sell a commercial or residential property, the buyers first impressions are most important. A great first impression actually starts before they even arrive at your address. More and more buyers are selecting the list of properties they want to see from the listings...

Hang it out there wi...

Getting the best photographic/video shot is often about being the in the proper position.  Once you’ve got the position, it’s now about getting a solid steady stream of video and that usually requires a big bulky tripod. Not so with the Joby Action Clamp and Gorilla Pod Arm. This pocket-sized...

The etiquette of taking photos of real people Nov27

The etiquette of tak...

(Guest post by Andrea Hulme) People in exotic locations can be very photogenic. They are real people, though, going about their day. Taking their photo can be embarrassing for both the photographer and the subject. How can you capture great photos of real people without invading their privacy...

3 Road Trip Taboos That Aren’t True Nov27

3 Road Trip Taboos T...

(Guest post by Danny Thomson) When travelling, particularly if it’s to a foreign destination, it is always smart to do some research before leaving to find out what is considered taboo in the country you will be visiting. While some mistakes might be laughed at, others could potentially get...