Win A Package Of Photo Goodies For Two Buddies

UPDATE: This giveaway is has ended. thanks for playing :) see winner below.

Today we are giving away a sweet package of prizes with Joby and Acme Made. It really is in the spirit of sharing.

Win A Package Of Photo Goodies For Two Buddies

We are giving away a wonderful set of a stylish Acme Made Montgomery Street Backpack and an Acme Made Montgomery Street Kit Bag. A Joby UltraFit Sling Strap (Man or Woman) and a Joby Three-Way Camera Strap. A GorillaPod GripTight & Micro GripTight. And one big GorillaPod Focus with Ballhead X. The package is valued at $460) [Read more...]

Win $300 of Baby Props from Pink Pumpkin Crochet

UPDATE: This giveaway is now over, please see below for more detail. If you did not win, you can still enjoy a 15% off coupon from Pink Pumpkin by using the code DIY15PHOTO at check out.

If one of the things you do is family sessions or newborn photography you know that props make a huge difference. This is why I am happy to team up with Pink Pumpkin Crochet Studio in this giveaway of $300 of baby props.

Win $300 of Baby Props from Pink Pumpkin Crochet

To be more specific, this giveaway is for $300 worth of any items you like on Pink Pumpkin Crochet Studio. This includes shipping so it open to anywhere that can be shipped from the US.

This giveaway is open to DIYP and Pink Pumpkin Crochet Studio Facebook fans only. Once you like both pages, simply hit the enter button below.

you also get additional entries for spreading the word. [Read more...]

Win A SlideTracked Time Lapse System

UPDATE: This giveaway is now over, thanks for everyone who entered and a huge thansk to SlideTracked who sponsored the prize.

We love Timelapse and we love DIY. This is why we are happy to team up with the fine folks at Slidetracked on this giveaway.

Win A SlideTracked Time Lapse System

Sidetrack is a semi DIY solution (well mostly pre-made, and just a dash of DIY) for taking awesome moving time lapse shots. You can use it horizontally on a tripod, but it is also strong enough to do a vertical move carrying a camera.

We are giving away a Sidetracked system (valued $300) and the shoot-move-shoot module (valued $50), which includes a built in intervalometer and can take longer shots. If the winner happen to be in the US/Canada we will throw in a 6 foot rail as well. Otherwise, SlideTracked will assist in finding a local supplier for the aluminum rail, and walk you through DIYing it SlideTracked style.

This giveaway is open to DIYP and SlideTracked facebook fans only. Once you like both pages, simply hit the enter button below.

you also get additional entries for spreading the word. [Read more...]

ioSafe Rugged Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Giveaway

ioSafe Rugged Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Giveaway

If you’ve ever had your hard drive die on you, you know it is a pain in the neck. This is why we like our hard drives strong and rugged. And that goes double for the drives we use in the field for backup.

The folks at ioSafe are giving away one of their awesome and rugged Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drives (value $399.99). And frankly it is as rugged as it gets.

We are trying to keep it simple for this giveaway so all you have to do to enter is to like the DIYP facebook page and click the ‘enter’ button below. If you are already a fan, you just need to click enter. It is that simple. [Read more...]

We’re Giving Away The Coolest Straps And Plates Ever (EVER!)

We're Giving Away The Coolest Straps And Plates Ever (EVER!)

Update: the giveaway is now over, thanks for playing. And a huge thanks for custom SLR for providing the prize. Scroll to the bottom to see if you won.

The good folks over at CustomSLR are giving away a complete set of their super cool lineup: A Split Strap+Cloop Combo, A Cloop + Glide Strap and an M-Plate (value $210.8).

Here is the nice thing about this combo. You can use the glide strap (or split strap) while on the go, and instantly mount your camera on a Manfrotto/ArcaSwiss tripod without removing the strap. As of the release of the M-plate, a few weeks back, the Glide Strap/M-Plate/C-loop combo did not leave my camera and is the combo I use in my shoots. Super Comfy!

To enter the giveaway all you need to do is answer one simple question: [Read more...]

We’re Giving Away A Super Cool Think Tank Retrospective 7 (Blue Slate)

We're Giving Away A Super Cool Think Tank Retrospective 7 (Blue Slate)

Update: the giveaway is now over, thanks for playing. And a huge thanks for ThinkTank for providing the prize.

Nothing like a brand new photography bag to brighten up your day. The awesome folks at Think Tank are giving away a super cool Retrospective 7 (value $154.75).

It is an awesome bag if you don’t want to be shouting “I carry a dSLR” but still want to, you know… carry a dSRL. It can pack a DSLR and 2-3 lenses or strobes. (And it has a rain cover. nice!)

To enter the giveaway all you need to do is answer one simple question: [Read more...]