Minimalist Travel Photography Gear

Photographers are perpetually looking for minimalist travel photography gear that allows them to capture and deliver high-quality images. I've talked a lot about ideal travel photography equipment on this blog, but pretty much every scenario assumes a laptop will handle photo editing. However, the rising popularity of tablets and mobile phones, along with photo editing

By | December 30th, 2016|2 Comments

Best Lens and Accessories for Sony a6000

Earlier this year, I invested in my first mirrorless camera, the Sony a6300. Not knowing anything about Sony lenses or accessories, I should get to accompany my new purchase. After a few weeks of shooting mirrorless, I came up with a list of the best lenses and accessories for Sony a6000 and a6300 cameras that enhanced

By | December 16th, 2016|4 Comments

Best Camera and Lens for Food Photography

If you want to learn how to take pictures of food, you have to start with the best camera gear. What's the best camera and lens for food photography? Chase Jarvis says the best camera is the one that you have with you. While that is true, there are certain cameras and lenses out there

By | December 14th, 2016|3 Comments

Best Photography Light Stands

One of the most important parts of starting a photography business is getting equipped with the best camera gear. Depending on the type of photography you specialize in, camera lighting may be something to invest in. I never use anything but natural lighting for concert photography. However, food photography lighting is a key feature that

By | November 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Best Photography Light Stands

Gear Guide: Best Camera and Lenses for Concert Photography

Concert photography is one of the most exciting fields of photography out there. After all, who doesn't dream of capturing iconic images of their favorite pop stars or rock stars? Thanks to the plethora of musicians and bands going on tour every year, plus the abundance of affordable camera gear out there, the interest in becoming a

By | April 15th, 2016|4 Comments

Minimalist Travel Packing Tips

Minimalist travel is a hot topic today and there are a plethora of reasons to embrace traveling with less. As a self employed freelancer and travel addict, I typically spend a total of 2-3 months out of the year on the road, but very little of that travel is glamorous because I choose to travel

By | March 28th, 2014|2 Comments

Packing Photography Gear For Travel – Deluxe

I'm probably one of few people who actually LOVES packing for travel. I find packing to be like a massive puzzle, and I love the process of laying my stuff out, trying to figure out what will fit in what bags. I also love going to Goodwill or REI garage sales and picking up heavily

By | October 16th, 2013|1 Comment

Event Photography Equipment

Having the right event photography equipment is one of the first steps to becoming an event photographer. I've been making a living as a freelance event photographer since 2012. Over that time, I've learned that events can be extremely diverse, unpredictable, very tiring. As a result, the ideal event photography toolkit should be both flexible

By | September 10th, 2013|Comments Off on Event Photography Equipment

What’s In My Camera Bag?

Who doesn't love seeing what kind of camera gear someone else carries in their bag? I've always been a big fan of The Photo Brigade's "In My Bag" column in which they highlight the contents of a photographer's gear bag.  I find it interesting to compare and contrast my gear bag with someone else's, and sometimes

By | August 27th, 2013|1 Comment
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