How to cut your own custom case foam for camera and audio gear storage

Sep 6, 2022
John Aldred

When you need to travel with gear that you want to keep safe, it can be a pain. Sure, you can just throw a bunch…

How I restored this beat up old Pelican case to its former glory

Feb 6, 2020
Athol Hill

In a previous blog post, I mentioned I was embarking on a Pelican 1550 repair project. I was looking to buy one, but someone offered…

Pelican launches the Vault Photography Collection – A new line of lightweight rugged cases

Nov 11, 2019
John Aldred

Pelican has pretty much been an industry standard for many years now, in the worlds of both the photography and video. They’re tough, rugged, can…

Photographer got stopped at the airport three times because he had a Pelican case

Apr 5, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Pelican cases are a good choice for protecting your pricey gear while flying. But one such case recently caused a series of unpleasant situations for…

2018 DIYP Gift Guide – Bags & Cases

Dec 6, 2018
John Aldred

So now that you’ve picked out the camera, lenses and lighting gear you want, you need to figure out what you’re going to store and…

Johnsons Photopia – UK distributor for Sekonic, Blackrapid, PocketWizard, Peli and more enters administration

Oct 2, 2018
John Aldred

Johnsons Photopia have announced through their website and Twitter that they have now gone into administration. There isn’t a lot of information yet about how…

This photographer sticks his head inside a pelican’s beak to take a selfie

Aug 22, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

People do all sorts of stupid things when they are taking selfies with animals, we’ve seen it before. Young photographer Juan van den Heever wanted…

2017 DIYP Gift Guide – Bags

Nov 23, 2017
John Aldred

So, you’ve got your camera, your lenses, and your lights. It’s all well and good having the kit, but where do you store it? How…

MDX Lid Organizer helps you organize gear and fit more of it in your Pelican case

Jun 12, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

When you pack your gear, you know how important it is to organize it properly. Spartan Cases has launched MDX Lid Organizer, which help you…

Pelican case survives 2 story drop and fire in this extreme torture test

Feb 6, 2017
John Aldred

There’s no two ways around it, Pelican cases are expensive. But, there’s a reason for their cost. They have the reputation of being the toughest…