Battery

Quick Tip: Quick and Dirty DSLR Battery Strap Case

Nov 16, 2014
Udi Tirosh

Where are you storing your batteries? Here is a quick and fun idea from Instructables user hagay1974. Hagay is using two scrap pieces of 2″ wide…

How To Tell A Good Battery From A Dead One? Bounce It!

Oct 1, 2014
Udi Tirosh

Batteries are a drag. They are loaded or unloaded, dead or alive and generally just always find their way out of their boxes and into…

DHL Ships a Nikon Charger in The Most Comically Ridiculous Manner

Jul 12, 2014
Maaz Khan

Typically, when packages are shipped internationally through DHL, they’re put on large wooden pallets so that they stay separated from other larger packages that might…

Getting a Complete Day Of Battery power For a camera and Monitor for $150

May 7, 2014
Udi Tirosh

If you were not satisfied with the 9 hours battery solution we shared last week, Caleb Pike shares an even better solution that not only…

An External Canon Battery That Lasts 9 Times Longer

Apr 29, 2014
Udi Tirosh

If you’ve been doing HD video you know how fast those batteries drain. The standard Canon LP-E6 and LP-E8 are 1,800mAh and 1,120mAh respectively which…

Black Magic Camera Bursts Into Flames, Immediate Suspect is The Internal Battery

Mar 22, 2014
Udi Tirosh

Producer Forest Gibson was shooting a kickstarter campaign using a Black Magic 2.5K when the camera suddenly burst into flames. The crew immediatly left the location,…

A Review of the Anker Astro3 External Battery Charger

Mar 4, 2014
Jeff Guyer

I’ve mentioned the importance of mobile battery backup and charging in a few articles recently (see 10 Travel Photography Essentials and 10 Tips for Better…

This Battery Recycling Tip Can Save Your Home (And Possibly Your Life)

Jan 23, 2014
Udi Tirosh

9V batteries are not the most common battery form factor in photography, yet they are still being used in some remote triggers and RC related…

AA Batteries for Photography Accessories

Oct 31, 2013
JP Danko

I use a lot of AA batteries.  So many in fact that finding them all and getting them charged up for a gig has become…

The Ultimate Guide To Managing Batteries On Location

Mar 30, 2011
Udi Tirosh

If you’re using strobes, pocket wizards, remotes, or RC cars, you are probably using AA batteries. Those are small little wonders of energy. Here is…