Gear Check: Heat 2 Softshell Photography Glove

This winter I have been testing a variety of photography gloves for a giant group test that will appear on Shutter Muse shortly, but I thought I’d introduce a few of them individual to you guys here on my blog for the ever popular Gear Check series. This glove from The Heat Company is called...

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Gear Check: Goal Zero 12V Lithium Yeti Charger

I have written before about my Goal Zero Yeti 1400 Lithium Power Station that keeps all my camera gear charged on long road trips. Until recently you were only able to charge the Yeti Power Stations with main AC power or with solar power, but now Goal Zero have (finally) released a 12V DC power...

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This Photo Is so Simple

Last week I spent a couple of days in Kluane National Park. It wasn’t specifically a photographic trip and much of the time was spent hanging out with friends, but I did duck out a few times to grab some photos when the opportunity arose. One such opportunity arose when the sun did the same...

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A Word About Non-Profit Image Pricing

Howdy folks! I’ve just returned to the Yukon from a few days in Vancouver where I spent some time catching up with friends and running a few errands to pick up items that you simply can’t get up North. Just as an example, I’m unable to order any Li-ion batteries from Amazon and...

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Heading South to Get Wet

Today I’m packing my bags to fly south to Vancouver from the Yukon. I’ll spend a couple of days running some errands around the city and catching up with some friends and then I’m taking a series of three different ferries to end up on Hornby Island where I’ll be freediving...

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Lenses & Gear For Sale

Hey folks, I’m doing a bit of spring cleaning in the gear closet and I have a few things for sale. If you are seriously interested in any of these items, use the contact form to send me a message and I’ll get back to you with details and photos of the items you are interested in....

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Can You Fly with a Tripod?

I have often wondered what the official stance on this is, but it turns out there’s a simple page on the TSA website that tells you the answer. Clearly it says that monopods and tripod are ok to travel with, as long as they fall within luggage dimensional limits. Tripod Monopod Of course...

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