Let me say this first so you don't miss it.......if you don't have an L bracket on your camera, you are missing out on one of the joys of using our equipment in the field. L Brackets let you easily mount your camera on your tripod ballhead and re-position the camera from horizontal to vertical … Continue reading 3 Legged Thing Elie Short L Bracket
What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?
With all the chatter about gear on the various forums and websites, there usually isn't too much talk or comparison of tripods, which I think is a bit of a shame because they are, or can be, a very important part in capturing images. Every component in the signal path, from lens, filter, sensor, tripod, … Continue reading What is the Right Tripod for Me?
If you haven't read the adventures of our Alaska trip to photograph the brown bears feeding on salmon as well as amazing landscapes, please read my previous posts. I thought I'd give a few parting thoughts about the gear I took on this adventure and what I used, and didn't use, on the trip. … Continue reading Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear
Tripods always seem to be a hot topic of conversation amongst photographers. Sort of like camera bags, folks are always searching for the "right" tripod to fit their style of shooting, or the "right" combination of features for their preferences. "What type of tripod should I get?" is to be one of the most popular … Continue reading Thoughts on 3 Legs