- Prior to a planned visit to Road America in for the Tudor / Continental sports car races this August, I decided to rent a telephoto lens so my son and I could each have a lens to shoot during the...
Pro photography equipment is expensive — this shouldn’t be a news flash if you’ve shopped for gear for more than twelve seconds. For real pros, it’s a no-brainer to buy the best equipment available. The high-end stuff from most manufacturers tends to be remarkably reliable, durable, and it offers the best possible performance. If you’re making a living from photography, Continue Reading...Read more
From time to time, I’ve seen “what kind of PC should I get” threads on various message boards, so hopefully there’s some interest in this. I’m currently in the middle of building a replacement for my old Core 2 Quad system — pretty much from the ground up. Here’s the shopping list, along with a couple notes about why I Continue Reading...Read more
In Part 1 of this shootout, I previewed the three tripods I’m comparing and discussed some things I’ll be looking at in all three. Part 1 also covered the Velbon CX-300 — a typical “big box” store tripod that’s better than nothing, but just barely. As a reminder, if you’re just getting started looking at tripods, Tripod Shopping 101 might Continue Reading...Read more