The Blog Archives: The Photography Gear

Welcome to the Blog Archives. Here you can find all the articles ever published about the Photography Gear.

CIWTM-UpgradeAudio&Video

How I improve my audio and video

In the quest for a better sound to go my videos, I have purchased a few new gears. Here are
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CWTM-ReviewDaguerreotypeAchromat

The Daguerreotype Achromat 64mm f2.9 by Lomography

Real life review of a new lens that is nearly 200 years old: the Daguerreotype Achromat 64mm f2.9 by Lomography
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CWTM-ReviewApemanSL350

Full review of the Apeman SL350 Flash

Here is a full review of the powerful but affordable flash unit, the Apeman SL350.
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How to Charge your GoPro Karma Grip in under 2 Hours

Charge your GoPro Karma Grip in under 2 Hours

After a few weeks of using the GoPro Karma Grip, I show you how I can fully charge it under
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Installation and test of the GoPro Karma with Hero 4

Gopro Karma Grip + Hero 4: Installation & Outdoor Test

In this episode, I am showing you how to install the GoPro Karma Grip with the Hero4 camera and I
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Review of the Hadley Pro Bag From Billingham

Review of the Hadley Pro bag from Billingham

In this episode, I do a review of the Hadley Pro bag from Billingham which I have tested in real
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Review of the Marrex GPS at Devil's pulpit

Review of the affordable GPS from Marrex: MX-G10M II from the depths of the Devil’s Pulpit in Scotland

In this episode I review the latest GPS from Marrex MX-G10M II and I discover a new mystical location: The
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review of the Canon GPS the GPE2

Geotag Your photographs with Canon GP-E2 or With a Very Cheap Alternative

In this video I am doing more than a simple product review of the Canon GP-E2 GPS receiver, I also
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Discussion With Joe Cornish

My Inspiring Discussion with Joe Cornish

Here is the uncut recording of my discussion with the Landscape photography master Joe Cornish.
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Review of the Manfrotto L Bracket

The Dangers Associated with Vertical Landscape & my solution (with Manfrotto L Bracket Q2)

Landscapes do not have to be captured horizontally but be careful as there are some risk and problems when doing
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get the Perfect Exposure with 3 Flashes

Perfect Exposure at 1st shot: 3 Flashes & 1 Flash meter

In this episode, we learn how to obtain a perfect studio exposure with 3 flashes and 1 flash meter.
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get the Perfect Exposure with 1 Flash

Perfect Exposure at 1st shot: 1 Flash & 1 Flashmeter

In this episode, we learn how to obtain a perfect studio exposure with 1 flash and 1 flash meter.
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Is it worth spending money on photography gear

Is it worth spending money on camera gear?

In this impromptu episode, i am giving my point of view on a topic Dom Bower raised following up on
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manual flash vs ttl

Flash Photography: Manual vs TTL

In this episode, i explain the pros & cons of the Manual & TTL mode for your speedlight.
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Quick Review Umbrella Vs. SoftBox

Quick Review Umbrella Vs. SoftBox

In this episode, I show the major difference between an Umbrella and a Softbox for flash photography.
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Practice shot with Canon 85mm 1.2

Product practice turns into a fun shoot

It all started when I rented the Canon 85mm 1.2 L lens for a wedding I had in December.
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in camera high iso noise reduction

In Camera’s High ISO Speed Noise Reduction – Good or Bad?

In this episode, I answering one of your questions: What is the In Camera Noise Reduction and should I use
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review of the cheap nas thecus

A Cheap NAS for Photography: Thecus N2310

In this episode, I review the Thecus N2310 NAS as a Photography backup storage solution.
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how to choose the right tripod for you

Tripod, how choose the right one?

In this episode, I show you the tripods I own and make some recommendations on choosing the right one for
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Review of the lowepro vertex 300aw bag pack

What’s my Bag: Lowepro Vertex 300 AW

This is the 2nd and last episode of a series of two about the bags that I rely on to
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Review of the lowepro flipside sport 20L

What’s my Bag: Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW

This is the first episode of a series of two about the bags that I rely on to do my
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cokin vs formatt vs lee filter system

Cokin & Formatt-Hitech vs Lee filter system

In this episode, I am comparing my old filter holder system with my new one and explaining you what lead
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i broke my lens at the st patrick

Thanks St Patrick but Jagger was right!

This is what happened to me on St Patrick's day weekend when I attempted to shoot a new video for
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I use drobo for my backups

Drobo is mine – What’s your backup strategy?

In this episode, I explain my backup strategy. Do you have one?
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How to colour calibrate your screen

Colour calibration for your computer monitor

In this episode, I explain to you what colour calibration is about, and we go through the process of colour
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how to use radio triggers

How to trigger external Flashes: Radio Triggers

This is the 3rd and last episode on how to trigger external flashes. In this video I show what the
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How to control your flash with a flash commander

How to trigger external Flashes: Infrared Commander

This is the second of the 3 episodes on how to trigger external flashes. In this video, I show you
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How to trigger remote flashes with the built-in flash

How to trigger external Flashes: built-in popup flash

This is the first of a 3 videos series on how to trigger External flashes.
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canon 24mm lens dilemma

The dilemma of the Canon 24’s

In this episode, I am sharing the thought process I have been through in the past months, weeks and days
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how to use a reverse ring for macro

Cheap Macro Photography: The Reverse Ring

In this episode, I give you a great cheap alternative to expensive Macro and Super Macro lenses. This video was
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The quechua pole for photography

Quechua Forclaz 500 Photo for monopod

In this episode, I am in the Pyrénées at the world famous Cirque de Gavarny. I am sharing a great
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polarising filter

Hoya NDX400 + Cokin P164 Polarising Filter to capture waterfalls

In this episode, I am capturing waterfalls with the help of my 9 stop ND filter and Polarising filter.
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What flash to use

Understanding the different type of Flashes

In this episode, we cover the different types of flashes, their pros and cons.
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review of the canon 24-70mm II

Review of the Canon 24-70mm 2.8 L II USM Lens

In this episode, we review the amazing Canon 24-70mm f2.8 L II USM lens.
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Macro photography with extension tubes

Cheap Macro Photography – Extension Tubes

A great cheap alternative to expensive Macro lens.
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how to choose you first lens

How to choose your first lens

I want to purchase a DSLR and a lens. How can I choose my first lens?
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choose your first dslr

How to choose your first DSLR

You want to purchase a DSLR and a lens. How can you choose your first DSLR?
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what is in my bag

What’s in my bag?

I show you what is in my bag that I carry around all the time.
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