Mindshift Gear rotation180° Horizon 34L Review

February 28th, 2018|

Over the holidays, I received a Mindshift Gear rotation180° Horizon 34L camera backpack to field test on upcoming projects. It was tough timing, as I usually carry a ski touring-specific backpack throughout the winter rather than a standard camera bag. During my recent trip to Kalispell, Montana, I carried the Horizon backpack during […]

Field Test: SanDisk Extreme Pro SD Memory Cards

November 4th, 2017|

Just before I flew to Iceland, SanDisk Europe sent me their 128 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SD and microSD cards to test out in the harsh conditions we’d surely encounter. It was like the project I completed with them back in May, when I tested out the Extreme 510 Portable SSD hard drive in […]

Product Review: Dell XPS 27 All-In-One Computer System

June 25th, 2017|

About a year ago, I joined the XPS by Dell family when I switched computer systems and returned to a Dell XPS 15 laptop powered by Windows 10. Earlier this year, Dell sent me their new Dell XPS 27 all-in-one for my studio. I’ve had it for about three months, so I wanted […]

Field Test: SanDisk Extreme 510 portable SSD

May 30th, 2017|

While in the Faroe Islands, SanDisk Europe asked me to field test the SanDisk Extreme 510 Portable SSD drive. I was eager to get my hands on one, as a secure image backup while traveling is essential, while the performance and speed of an SSD allows for fast file transfers and image editing.

Testing the […]

Apps Photographers Use

January 5th, 2017|

As a photographer, I use my smartphone all the time. It’s not only my go-to point and shoot camera while traveling, but also my mobile office. I use a variety of apps that allow me to plan, capture, and edit images on the fly.

Because of the wide variety of apps photographers use, I thought I’d […]

Gift Ideas for Travel Photographers this Holiday Season

December 17th, 2016|

Canon, Nikon, and Sony are the three major camera manufacturers. In a pinch, we could add Fuji and micro four thirds systems like Olympus and Panasonic to the list, too, if we’re not limiting ourselves to full frame sensors. Naturally, the debate about which system is best has raged on since the first digital cameras […]

Five New Pieces of Gear in my Camera Bag

October 19th, 2015|

I’m always adding and removing items from my camera bag, these five new pieces of camera gear have found a semi-permanent home in my daily camera kit.

What’s In My Camera Bag, Part 2

December 10th, 2014|

Since I last posted What’s in My Camera Bag last March, I’ve watched my camera kit evolve. I’m now carrying more equipment than ever. Here's the full list.

First Impressions: LowePro Pro Trekker 450AW

November 24th, 2014|

I've had the LowePro Pro Trekker 450AW for two weeks, including my trip around Iceland, so I am ready to share my first impressions of my latest camera bag.

First Impressions: Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

November 3rd, 2014|

Samsung Canada was kind enough to send me a recently released Samsung Galaxy S5 Active to test drive and I wanted to share my first impressions.