Benlovesgear

Every holiday season I face the same issue that many other photographers face: my loved ones want to get me photography-oriented presents but they have no idea what to get me. This problem is compounded by the fact that anything affordable that I can use in my photography I bought long ago, leaving only the […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is like Taylor Swift’s music; a lot of people claim to hate it, but truth be told everyone likes it. Some people, like Trey Ratcliff, fully embrace the dreamy glow and punched-up shadows of HDR while others openly bash the technique but dabble in it secretly. There’s no question that […]

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You may have heard the story of a San Francisco-based company that focuses on making amazing accessories for us photographers. In case you haven’t, I’m talking about Peak Design. Now, I’m going to come right out and say it—I absolutely love everything that Peak Design makes. The attention to detail that they pour into their […]

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Neck-Straps

You know that neck strap that came with your camera? Yes, the one that has the big Nikon/Canon/Sony/Fuji/Panasonic/Olympus logo on it. That thing should stay tightly locked in the box your camera came in. Neck straps, especially the stock ones, are much more trouble than they are worth. Lose the strap and not only will […]

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I confess to having more gear than I need – much more. The fact that I run Photofocus is partly to blame. I review and evaluate a bunch of gear. Some of it ends up in my bag. Sometimes things that I would have never bought if I hadn’t tested them end up in my […]

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