Winter is coming. Actually, for some of us, it has well and truly arrived already, depending on where you live in the world. Even Valencia experienced a light flurry or two at the weekend which is very unusual. With the snow comes photographic opportunities to capture those beautiful winter landscapes. There’s no such thing as bad weather, the saying goes, just inappropriate clothing. Luckily Austrian brand The Heat Company is here to save the day and keep our hands warm and toasty with their gloves and mittens made specifically for outdoor photographers.
These Gloves Are Designed to Keep Your Fingers Toasty When Shooting in the Cold
As a photographer who lives and shoots in the Midwest (United States), I know all too well the pain of shooting in frigid temperatures on an annual basis. I’ve tried all kinds of gloves, mittens or hybrids to keep my fingers toasty while shooting, but none have proven to be the perfect pair, leaving at least a few flaws in every method I’ve tried so far.
That could change though with a new Kickstarter for Vallerret Photography Gloves. Designed from the ground up with photographers in mind, they offer protection, warmth and photography-specific features in a single pair of gloves.[Read More…]
Gloves / Photography Tips And Etre Touchy Gloves Winners
Four days ago, we had a post about making gloves that fit taking pictures in a cold weather. We also had a giveaway for Etre Touchy gloves.
Well, the Etre Touchy Contest is over and we have our three winners. Scroll to the end to find out if you are one of the Lucky bare handed who get a pair of the coolest photog gloves ever. We had 215 submissions, some had some great tips, some were hilarious to read (yup, I read them all) and some were simply opt-in which is also cool. Thanks for everybody who took the time to chim in.
Random.org provided us with the winning numbers. However, just before we announce the winners, I’d like to share some of the really useful tips we got through the comments[Read More…]
Cool Gloves Will Help You Photograph When It Is Freezing + Giveaway
Have you ever tried to photograph a wolf on a wild terrain when it is sub-zero outside? If you have, you must know that gloves are a photographer’s friend. Of course, gloves can be a nemesis as well, if they are making you clumsy and take away your ability to press them little camera buttons.
I am going to show three ways to handle gloves clumsiness fever and then we will have a giveaway at the end.[Read More…]
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