Posts tagged Military Photojournalism
Nikon 70-200mm F/2.8 VR II

The 70-200mm F/2.8 VR was a phenomenal lens.  It was sharp, fast, and offered great compression, but the VRII was a whole new ballgame. With the newer 70-200mm F/2.8E VR II now on store shelves, how does the non-E lens hold up?  Let's dive in and take a look!

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Nikon MB-D12 Multi Power Battery Pack

With three options for extending battery life and an increase in frames per second (in crop mode), plus a convenient vertical grip, is this camera accessory worthwhile?  Let's see how it does and doesn't work with in my workflow.

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BlackRapid RS-5 Cargo Camera Strap

Straps can be a hard thing to get excited about.  They wrap over your shoulder and secure your camera, how can they really offer much more than that?  Today we see one answer to that question, the BlackRapid RS-5 Cargo!

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Peak Design CaptureLENS

It's no surprise that Peak Design has made it once again to my personal kit selection, they seem to be targeting areas that have the potential to make significant differences in wedding photography and photojournalist workflows.  Last time however, I was forced to give one of their products less than stellar reviews.  How does the CaptureLENS hold up in my opinion?  Let's take a look!

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Tiffen Variable Neutral Density Filters

It's strange, for so long I subscribed to the theory that filters only compromised the quality of high-end lenses, but what good is all that quality if you can't expose a photo with a wide aperture on a sunny day?  Some filters absolutely have their value and purposes, particularly if (like me) you have a series of F/1.4 primes that you want to use during sunny wedding days, or for long-exposures in light conditions. 

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Sandisk Extreme and Extreme Pro Memory Cards

Today we're looking at an accessory that nobody can function without: memory cards.  If you've ever had one fail on you at a critical time, you can attest to just how much we all rely on them.  For many of us (thankfully) this has never been an issue, but those of us who have will gladly tell you to cover your butt and invest wisely.  So how do Sandisk's professional lines hold up?

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