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Vanguard AltaPro 263AB 100 Tripod Test Drive
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Vanguard AltaPro 263AB 100 Tripod Test Drive

This is the Vanguard AltaPro 263AT tripod with the Vanguard SBH-100 ball head, otherwise known as the Alta Pro 263AB 100 kit. Vanguard’s middle of the range tripod, perfect for compact DSLRs while you’re on the road, offers some incredible features of higher priced tripods at an affordable price. The [...]

Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Hands-On
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Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Hands-On

We just took the latest Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD for a test drive on our Canon 5D Mark III at the beach in the middle of November. The 70-200mm F/2.8 is a staple lens in the bag of any working professional photographer. From sports to portraits, the reach [...]

Metz 52 AF-1 Hands-On Demo
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Metz 52 AF-1 Hands-On Demo

Touch-screens are quickly becoming the user-interface of our everyday lives. Gone are the days of buttons and knobs. The cellphone is the clearest indication of this. Introduced at Photokina 2012, the Metz 52 AF-1 is the world’s first touchscreen hot shoe flash. If you’ve never considered a 3rd party flash [...]

Photoflex RockSteady Sandbags – Save Weight on Location
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Photoflex RockSteady Sandbags – Save Weight on Location

For photographers working on location, anything to save weight is welcome advice. Cameras, lenses, lights, stands. The list goes on and the bags are endless. On a recent shoot with Trevor, we needed to shed a few pounds to get into the location. Enter the Photoflex RockSteady. Photoflex constructed this [...]

TritonFlash Review – Modifying The TritonFlash
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TritonFlash Review – Modifying The TritonFlash

In the last post I talked about using the TritonFlash in place of a speedlite because of how portable it is relative to how much power it provides. There is one other major advantage a TritonFlash has over a speedlite and that is how you can modify it. I see a lot [...]