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Acer Aspire – Greatest travel laptop for photographers ever?

Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by .


Like most trips to remote destinations, this trip had weight restrictions. And unlike some trips I’ve been on, the folks at one of the airlines, actually enforce the weight requirements. This meant that I needed to carefully plan the gear that I was going to bring with me so that my time was optimized and I wasn’t scrambling at the airline gate trying to make their…

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Book Review: 100 Ways to Take Better Nature & Wildlife Photographs

Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by .


I recently got my hands on a book called “100 Ways To Take Better Nature & Wildlife Photographs” by Guy Edwards and published by David & Charles. I’m a big believer in life-long learning and will…

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BWG-Pro Gimbal Head Video Review

Posted on 14. May, 2009 by .


If you are using a large telephoto lens like a 200-400mm F4, a 300mm F2.8, a 500mm F4, a 600mm F4, a 300-800mm F5.6 or a 800mm F5.6, you need a really good tripod head. And in my opinion, you are foolish to consider anything other than…

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Khumbu Xtrahand Vest – Video Review

Posted on 12. May, 2009 by .


I’ve had a Khumbu photography vest from the Vested Interest folks for about 4 years now. They have different vests for different types of photographer. The models include the Still, Magnum, Pro Video and the one I use, the Khumbu. For the wildlife photographer the Khumbu vest is a very useful accessory for trecking gear around. Every once in a while I see folks in the various Internet photography forums enquiring about them and thought it would be a useful…

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