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Gear – Pixel Cents (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele It’s always exciting when a service is introduced that assists with running our photography businesses, as this is a segment of the industry that has some gaps. Many folks struggle with critical tasks such as pricing, how to market and even how to pay ourselves first. Pixel Cents is a new […]

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Gear – VSGO Sensor Cleaner (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Dust/dirt has always been a problem for photographers. It used to be on film and now it’s on camera sensors. It’s not a particularly fun aspect of photography that we must perform periodic sensor cleaning, but the minimal effort required is more than worth it. I had the opportunity to review […]

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Gear – Panasonic Lumix G9 (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Panasonic has recently released the Lumix G9, which is full of wonderful technology. In such a competitive industry, it’s becoming more difficult for manufacturers to make products that stand out from the crowd. Has Panasonic done their magic with the Lumix G9? Drum roll ….  It’s easy to look up technical […]

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Gear – ExpoDisc 2.0 (full review)

  By Jason DiMichele The ability to get a photograph correct in-camera is a valuable skill to acquire. It allows for a more enjoyable creative experience, and saves time during post-processing. There are many accessories that help achieve this, and ExpoImaging’s ExpoDisc 2.0 (ExpoDisc) is one of them. Its claim to fame is its ability […]

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Gear – Contour Design’s Unimouse (full review)

By Jason DiMichele The majority of digital photographers spend lots of time using a computer due to image processing and promoting ourselves online. Therefore, there are some non-photographic accessories that can really benefit us. The Unimouse is one of these general, but very innovative accessories. Based on my initial impression, I thought it might be […]

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Gear – X-Rite i1Studio (full review)

By Jason DiMichele A colour-managed workflow saves you plenty of time and money by removing the guesswork from processing and printing your photos. That should sound appealing to most photographers! X-Rite just released i1Studio, an offering that’s supposed to help make your colour-managed workflow easy. Will it spark your interest to become colour managed? The […]

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Gear — ON1 Photo RAW 2017 (full review)

Review by Jason DiMichele For years, the photographic industry was inundated with the RAW vs. JPG argument. Most photographers now agree that shooting RAW will get the best quality from your camera. However, just because you shoot RAW doesn’t guarantee great results, as both your technique and the RAW conversion software are paramount to the […]

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Gear — Fujifilm GFX 50S (full review)

Review by Jason DiMichele Most of the new cameras being introduced these days are one of the three main sensor sizes, these being full-frame, cropped, and Micro Four Thirds. Fuji carries a line of cropped sensor mirrorless cameras, the X Series, which have a great reputation for all-around quality. Earlier this year Fujifilm made quite […]

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Out of Focus (Humour) – Camera Gear Nicknames (preview)

Gear for a professional outdoor photographer is the equivalent of a trumpet for a jazz player. These essential tools enable us to turn encounters with sea slugs, sand dunes and soaring eagles into artistic masterpieces worth thousands of dollars, a couple hundred Facebook likes and a prime spot on our mother’s fridge. My camera gear […]

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Gear – DFi Gear Flash Porter (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Some photographic accessories aren’t usually at the top of a photographer’s wish list, and backup solutions tend to be one of these. For a long time, in-the-field backup solutions have existed, some cheap and fiddly, and some very expensive with all the bells and whistles. A new product on the market, […]

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Gear — ViewSonic VP2768 (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele The computer monitor market is very competitive. ViewSonic has been making monitors for a long time, beginning with the CRT versions; they were some of the best monitors on the market. ViewSonic has recently introduced a series of high-quality monitors to compete in the demanding professional photographic market. Let’s find out […]

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Gear — Pluto Trigger (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Have you ever missed a great photo opportunity because you weren’t quick enough pressing the shutter button, or were fumbling with camera settings? There are many products on the market that allow you to remotely control your camera, removing the mundane process of doing repetitive actions. One of these products, the […]

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Bird Photography Tips – Airline Travel with Camera Gear for Bird Photography (preview)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Autumn is here and with any luck you’re planning an exciting bird photography trip somewhere exotic this winter, in search of new species in different environments. There’s nothing I love to do more than photograph new bird species in far-away places, but it took me a long time to […]

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Gear – Platypod Pro/Max (full review)

Gear review by Jason DiMichele When outdoor photographers think of camera supports, they will most likely think of tripods, monopods, car window mounts or beanbags. A lot of photographers prefer not to carry around a tripod or monopod due to the bulk, weight or setup time. What if a camera support existed that was extremely […]

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Gear – Contour Design’s ShuttlePro v2 (full review)

Gear review by Jason DiMichele There’s no shortage of accessories and gadgets released into the photographic industry. A lot of the camera gear is exciting and fun to buy. Although spending money on equipment designed to maximize workflow efficiency isn’t necessarily fun, sometimes they are some of the better investments. The ShuttlePro v2 looks very […]

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Gear – UniqBall (full review)

Gear review by Jason DiMichele If you use a tripod, you’ll know that a tripod head is almost always required. There are a few different styles of tripod heads, with the ballhead and pan-tilt heads being the most common. The tripod head industry isn’t one that has had a lot of revolutionary designs, but one […]

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Gear – Nikon D500 (full review)

Gear review by Jason DiMichele The photographic industry is progressing rapidly, with plenty of new camera equipment released frequently. With such stiff competition amongst the manufacturers, it’s tough to design a product that stands out from the crowd. Let’s see if the Nikon D500 has what it takes! The D500 ($2,699.95) is Nikon’s newest flagship […]

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Gear – FujiFilm’s Fujinon XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R L OIS WR (full review)

Gear review by Jason DiMichele In the past few years, many manufacturers have introduced super telephoto zoom lenses that provide great options for sports and wildlife photographers. Fujifilm’s offering is their recently released Fujinon XF 100-400mm and compatible XF 1.4X and XF 2X teleconverters. I frequently shoot with long lenses and looked forward to the […]

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