Category Archives: Equipment Review


QNAP RAID Hard Drive Failure

I’ve been using QNAP NAS devices for probably 6 or 7 years now.  I’m currently on my second QNAP NAS. I upgraded my first device to a TS-219P II  after I ran out of storage. […]

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Neewer Intervalometer Review

The cold is causing my fingers to go numb and I rush to wrap the exposed copper wire with a bit of black electrical tape.  In the  damp weather I knew it was time to […]

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 for Sports Photography

I had a chance to recently shoot a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 at a digital photography exposition as part of a workshop. The days events were focus on sports and action photography and as part of […]

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Why You Need an SSD in Your Next Computer if you are a Photographer

It has been about 5 years since I have shopped for a new computer. The time had come as my aging desktop was sputtering and spitting every time I was pushing it past its threshold […]

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Review of the Vello BG-C9 Battery Grip for the Canon 5D Mark III

I’ve been using the Vello BG-C9 battergrip for my Canon 5D Mark III for about 9 months and I feel like it is finally time to write a review.  I am usually a little slow […]

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Canon 5D Mark III In-Camera HDR: Examples from the Field

In-Camera HDR is now a common feature on today’s digital cameras. While the feature can be amazing it is hard to really know what you are going to get with a new camera. This seemed […]

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Tablets for Photographers, Considerations After Travel

It has now been six months since I bought a tablet and have been using it as part of my photography workflow. It feels like a good time to write about my experiences and put […]

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Lensbaby Spark Review

Cheap plastic lenses for DSLR cameras have been all the rage lately.  Sparked in part by iPhone apps like Hipstamatic, and Instagram there has been a rush of fun play lenses on the market. One […]

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Canon 5D Mark III In Camera HDR Examples

The Canon 5D Mark III is the first in the Canon DSLR range to hit the market with in-camera HDR capabilities. With 5 possible HDR effects and the ability to vary the number of stops […]

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Graphic Tablet Buyers Guide

For the digital photographer or digital artist graphic tablets offer what is considered one of the most artistically intuitive interfaces available.  For those trained in traditional art forms like drawing and painting graphic tablets offer […]

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