Category Archives: Gear

All the gear you need to shoot like a pro.

Wifi in Photography? Get on board!


Let’s be honest, Wifi has been in our lives for some considerable amount of time now. It’s been around in it’s current form since 1997 and many of us had bought into the technology early in the new millennium to beam our internet connections to our laptops and other devices. For photography though, wifi has […]

How Not to Get Burned When Buying a Used Lens


Whether you’re doing photography in a professional way or as a passion, it’s an expensive discipline. And we are not just talking about cameras and lenses, but about almost any other accessory that’s necessary for our photos to turn out the way we want them to be. Nowadays, with digital, we save a lot in […]

How to Get Started in DSLR Photography for Under $300

My trusty old 1000D with Helios 44m-4 mounted via an Fotodiox adapter.

There is a common misconception that learning DSLR photography, and taking great shots, always requires gear that costs thousands and thousands of dollars. Yes, photography can get expensive. No smartphone will give you the control and quality that a DSLR can put out, nor the options. But it also doesn’t have to be particularly expensive. […]

How to Buy a DSLR and What to Look For


So, you finally decided to step up the game from that point-and-shoot and go for a DSLR? Well, congratulations, you are in for many surprises. First of all, I must disagree with all that you think of DSLRs. No, getting a DSLR will not make your photos better instantly, but it will serve as a […]