Category Archives: Equipment Review


Working With Flash: Lastolite Ezybox with Hotshoe flashes.

Several Months back I purchased a pair of Lastolite EzyBox softboxes to use together with my growing collection of cheap flea-market flashes and Cowboystudio radio triggers.  While I have been trying stay on the cheap […]

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Canon 5D mark III: Thoughts After Getting My Hands On a Pre Production Sample

This past weekend my local camera store FotoPro had a Canon Apero. The featured guests were of course one of the relatively new G1X models, but more interesting to me was the new 5D mark […]

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Nodal Ninja 5 Review

The Nodal Ninja 5 panoramic head by Fanotech is designed to enable photographers to take images through a 360 degree horizontal and 180 degree vertical field of view. Coming in at a lower price point as compared to similar Manfrotto 303SPH or the Kaidan QPP panoramic heads the Nodal Ninja lines main objective is to provide a panoramic head of strong quality at a good value for those looking to get into panoramic photography.

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Review of the Lenscoat lens cover for Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 IS lens

The Lenscoat lines of products are made of closed-cell neoprene. The covers are advertised as a thermal barrier to protect optics from rapid changes in temperatures as well as providing a more forgiving surface for your hands when working in cold weather.

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Lowepro Flipside 400 Review

After working with a Lowepro Orion Trekker II photo backpack for the last 8 years, I found myself looking for a new backpack.  Time and wear and tear had taken their toll on my good […]

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NPT-04 Wireless Hotshoe Trigger and Receiver from Cowboy Studio

Many budget conscience photographers looking to get into wireless flashgun photography have recently been driving a huge demand for low cost, relatively low feature wireless flash triggers and receivers.  While the units are cheap, they […]

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