Posts tagged Ottawa
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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Lowepro Pro Trekker 400AW Camera Backpack

Camera bags can be much more than just fashion, they make our passions into possibilities in many instances by enabling us to travel across difficult terrain with our equipment.  Lowepro knows camera bags better than most, and they recently released the Pro Trekker 450AW on the back (pun intended) of the very successful 400AW.  It was obviously a popular design, but what is it that makes this bag such a difficult bag for many pro photographers to put down?

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Pelican 1510 Protector Case

When you're traveling with top-end glass and bodies you want security and convenience.  You can't always rely on bags, sometimes you need something a little... tougher.  On the surface the Pelican 1510 seems to offer the perfect balance between strength and weight, with the size being universal to airline carry-on, what's not to love?  Let's take a look at where this case shines and where it struggles.

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iFootage Shark Slider S1 (Bundle Version)

High production value accessories are becoming more and more accessible in lower price ranges lately, and competition has led to a level of quality never before seen in the amateur realms. So much so that many people are asking the obvious question: will things like sliders and jibs be replaced by brushless 3-axis gimbals?  This review tries to addressbit of the question!

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Nikon SB-910 Speedlight

It's a powerhouse of a light, and a bit of a hit on the wallet.  With so many third-party options flooding the market, cameras having more advanced built-in flashes, and so many professionals opting for fully portable studio lighting kits, does the Speedlight still hold it's own?  Let's dive in with a review!

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Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Digital Tablet

Anyone who has ever edited over 300 photos in a single sitting understands the value of maximizing efficiency in post processing. Utilized as a non-graphic design tool it's got some amazing potential, but how does it hold up when the rubber meets the road as a wedding photographer and military photojournalist?

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Everyday Messenger - Peak Design

You've got to be able to carry your gear, so you need something that works well.  Plus in the wedding industry image is critical.  How does the much lauded Everyday Messenger hold up in this photographer's opinion?  Let's take a look.

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