Besides a camera, lenses, and other photographic paraphernalia, there are a few things worth having in your photo bag.
Here are some ideas for photos you can take with a $6 shiny purse and your smartphone flashlight
Mainly, I do photography for fun, and I like experimenting with random stuff to get unusual effects in my photos. For my birthday last year, a got a brilliant shiny cosmetic purse from a friend. It instantly became my favorite traveling companion, but I also immediately saw the potential for using it in my photos.
There have been a few occasions this year that I have used this little purse for photography, combining it with the LED flashlight on my smartphone. And I must say: I’m surprised by the funky lighting effects you can achieve with just two everyday items!
Eight ways to use a garbage bag in your photo and video shoots
A plastic bag is one of those things that are always handy to have in your gear bag. In this video, Dave Knop a.k.a. Knoptop shows you eight ways a simple garbage bag can make your life easier. So, here are the “trashy” shooting hacks for shooting photos of videos.
Seven features of perfect camera backpack for landscape and travel photographers
There are so many camera bags and backpacks on the market, and yet, finding the perfect one is not easy at all. After trying out a bunch of them, photographer Mark Denney shares some features an ideal backpack for landscape and travel photographers should have.
These are the camera bags Darth Vader and Chewbacca would wear if they were photographers
You can’t go more than one or two clicks online without seeing something related to Star Wars. And today, we’re contributing even more to that trend with an introduction to two of the most stylized camera bags we’ve ever seen.
ThinkGeek has teamed up with Star Wars to create and sell officially licensed camera bags that take inspiration from none other than Chewbacca and Darth Vader.[Read More…]
Gear Addicts! How Many Pieces Of Gear Can You Name?
Here is a fun challenge for everyone who considers themselves a Gear Guru.
A while back we interviewed fashion and Urbex photographer Rebecca Litchfield and it was one of the most popular interviews that we ever had. While Rebecca shared some of the gear she was using regularly, she was recently interviewed by In My Bag and shared her entire kit (seen photo above).
Now comes the challenge, in the comment below name As many pieces of gear as you can identify without looking at previous comments. As an (obvious) hint, Rebecca shoots Canon ;)
A Bag Full Of Tricks – Rotation360 Product Review
Are you an “I love to carry stuff with ease” (AKA comfort carry) kind of photographer or a “I love access to my lenses” (AKA easy access) kind of photographer?
The comfort carry kinda photographers tend to take backpacks that have back systems, while the easy access types go for pouches and sling bags.
When I got the Rotation360 for review I was happy to see that you can have both comfort and access in the same system. Read on for my full review.
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