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An Intro to Flash Types in Photography, from 70W to 4800W

There are literally hundreds of different flashes on the market. With brands competing for attention and offering some very unique features, it is often hard to decide which flash to pick. What is more, buying a flash is sometimes like buying a whole lighting system. If someone buys Profoto they are likely to stick with it for a long time because it’s part of a lighting system, not just one flash.

If Cameras Are Just Tools, Why Shoot On Leica?

Leica is the butt of many photography jokes for making some of the most expensive cameras and lenses on the market. So if cameras are just tools, why would anyone shoot on Leica with so many other options available?

You Only Need These 6 Pieces of Gear to Make Money in Photography

I'm photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this 6.5-minute video and article, we’re going to look at the six pieces of equipment that you need to make money in photography. That’s all you need, six pieces of equipment.

Pelican Launches Line of Protective Camera Lens Covers

Pelican, a company known for making high performance hard-shell protective cases for a range of tasks, has partnered with CM Brands to launch a new "Pelican Outdoor" collection, which features new silicone-based rugged lens protectors.

The PhotoHiker is a Camera Backpack Built for Adventurers

Cosyspeed has announced a new PhotoHiker backpack, made in cooperation with outdoor equipment specialist Vaude on Kickstarter. The new backpack is designed specifically for outdoor adventure use and takes its carrying system layout from high-end hiking and trekking packs used for carrying heavy payloads comfortably all day.

The BAD Wrap is a Flexible And Waterproof Cover For Your Gear

Boulder, Colorado-based BAD Equipment have announced its first product on Kickstarter -- The BAD Wrap. The BAD Wrap is a flexible and waterproof cover (or wrap) for your gear that can be form-fitted into a variety of configurations to provide protection for anything you can place in it.

Why I’m Not Upgrading to Mirrorless Cameras as a Pro Photographer

Mirrorless, mirrorless, ah the joys of mirrorless. Isn’t it better than DSLRs in every way possible? It may be. But honestly, I couldn’t care less. While that may sound egoistical, the reason I don’t care is that I’m not upgrading to mirrorless anytime soon.