Dan Carr Photography - Photography Product Reviews and Tutorials

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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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 strips, with their side-by-side...

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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. Looking back on 2018, as...

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Gear Check: How I Store My Camera Gear

This week I thought we’d take a look at how I store my camera gear when it’s not in use. I use a Ruggard Electric Dry Cabinet that I got from B&H Photo. This lockable cabinet has both temperature and humidity controls, and that helps to dry your gear out thoroughly after wet and...

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