Category: Gear Check

Welcome to the Gear Check category of my blog where we'll be taking a close look at the camera gear that I use on a regular basis, as well as occasional reviews of a variety of equipment that interests me on a project to project basis. Don't forget to check out my in-depth Gear Guide for an up-to-date list of all my gear.

Latest Gear Check Posts

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...

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Gear Check: Anker PowerPort Cube

Anker make a ton of awesome power accessories and the PowerPort Cube is my new favourite travel power strip. Sometimes you just can’t find enough power sockets in a hotel room so a power strip is a useful travel accessory. The problem is that traditional power...

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Gear of the Year – 2018

For the past few years I have written a post at the beginning of the year where I discuss some of my favourite and most-used items of the past 12 months. For 2017 I wrote about the Canon 11-24mm f/4L, the RRS TFC-14 tripod, the Drobo 5D3 and a few other bits and bobs....

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LifeStraw Flex Water Filter Review

The LifeStraw Flex is a highly portable water filter that that can be used in a variety of different ways to remote bacteria, parasites, microplastics and particulates from any water source. Since I'm often outdoors, clean water is always a consideration so I put this new offering from LifeStraw to the test.