Category Archives: Photo Gear Reviews

What is the best way to save money on new photography gear? Let’s face it: as photographers, all of us love some new gear don’t we? It comes with the territory, I think. We are always interested in what kind of gear others are using, and it’s fun to see what using …

Read More

Canon 50mm f/1.2L Lens Review: a Hands On Practical Review I love 50mm lenses, mostly for their versatile and natural focal length. Whether you are shooting portraits, smaller details, lifestyle, or just looking for a good every day lens, you really can’t beat the focal length of a 50mm. I recently had …

Read More

How to Nail White Balance Every Time: Discovering the ExpoDisc I’m going to be honest with you. When it comes to White Balance, I have always been one to shoot in Auto White Balance (AWB) mode and “fix it later.” “It’s such a quick, easy fix in post-processing,” I told myself. Until …

Read More

Nikon D5 Review – Is It Worth It? I recently rented the Nikon D5 from LensProtoGo to spend a few days with the camera for two different photo shoots I had scheduled.  It was fun to really put it to the test and see how the camera performs.  Now, of course at …

Read More

Tips to Avoid a Corrupt Memory Card I’m in quite a few Facebook photography groups and it seems every single day someone has a memory card fail. It’s scary when this happens but we all have to deal with at some point. I recently had one fail on me! While there is …

Read More

Are you looking for the best portrait lens on a budget? If you are making your way into the photography industry, chances are you are looking to get killer photos of your clients while building your business on a budget. And who can blame you? We want our clients to look their …

Read More

Need Help Understanding Exactly What You Need to Know about Buying a Speedlight? Once upon a time if you wanted an external flash for your camera then your choice was simple.  You would pay a small fortune for the manufacturer’s own brand.  The end. Nowadays though, the amount of choice on the …

Read More

Image Delivery Solutions – What Are Your Options? The days of sending over a box of film negatives or proofs to your clients are long gone. After a job well done, it’s now time to actually deliver your finished images to your clients. The question though becomes, what options do you have …

Read More

Younity – a Must Have Free App for All Photographers! Modern digital cameras… …produce beautiful, high-resolution photos. However, with high resolution images comes more data, and therefore larger file sizes. If you use a mid-range point-and-shoot or low-end DSLR camera, your file sizes are fairly large. Have a higher-end camera? Then you …

Read More

Should I Upgrade My Camera? Today’s question is – how the heck do you know if it is time to upgrade your camera.  To make the most of this post, I’d encourage you to jot down your answers to the below questions, it will help you map out your thoughts easily that way. …

Read More

Nikon 85 1.8G Lens Review – Your Best Bang for Buck? While it’s no secret I love prime lenses and favor them over zooms I wanted to write a mini review of one of the Nikon prime lenses that Nicole and I use a ton… It’s the Nikon 85 1.8G lens.  If you’ve …

Read More

  Nikon D750 – Nikon’s Most Valuable Full Frame? Technology is amazing.  It really is.  The thing is with technology is the ones who are the late adopters typically get the better “deal”.  So from a cost standpoint in particular, those that have the patience to wait are often rewarded. I believe …

Read More

Having the latest and greatest camera or most expensive lens won’t make you a great photographer.  It takes knowledge, creativity and motivation to excel at photography.  However, there are certainly equipment and tools that are available for you that can drastically help make your job a bit easier.  Today I am going …

Read More

Do I even need a full frame camera? Whether you are a beginner getting ready to purchase your first DSLR or a advanced photographer considering if you need to upgrade your camera, at some point you may find yourself scratching your head and wondering: crop vs full frame, which camera do I …

Read More

Nikon 16-35 f/4 Lens Review! When you need to go wide, you need to go wide! While I managed to photograph over 47 weddings with only 3 prime lenses (the 28, 50 and 85) I decided that I want to add a couple lenses to our collection that would add versatility to …

Read More

My Nikon to Canon Switch: A Tale of Slots and Worst Case Scenarios My Story In mid November of 2012 I photographed a high school senior and had the first compact flash card go corrupt on me in years. Prior to that I once had lost a couple of files on a …

Read More
[w-.]
[w-.]
[[0-9]
[[0-9]
[0-9]
[0-9]
[0-9]
[0-9]
[w-]
[w-]
[a-zA-Z]
[a-zA-Z]
[0-9]
[0-9]