Category - Accessories

Find the best photo gear accessories like tripods, bags, filters, etc.

Best Gimbals for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Best Gimbals for Mirrorless and DSLR Videographers

Finding the Best DSLR Gimbal for 2018 If you haven't already experimented with one, a stabilizer can be a filmmaker's best friend. So, for aspiring videographers entering the new year, we've assembled the candidates worthy of being named the best DSLR gimbal for 2018. Put simply, a gimbal is a...

5 Great DSLR Backpacks

Best DSLR Backpacks 2017

We compared the five best DSLR backpacks in 2017 and found the best for you (they include the Tiopa, Everyday Messanger and 3 more backpacks models). Find out the best DSLR backpacks now.

Manfrotto Geared head 405

Geared Head Review: Manfrotto 405

The Manfrotto 405 Geared Head is not a cheap piece of photography equipment. It is, however, worth the investment and better than the Manfrotto 410 Junior or even more price Swiss Made Arca options.

Inside Look of the Everyday Messenger

A Review Of The Best DSLR Camera Bags

The Best DSLR Camera Bags Are you looking for the best DSLR camera bag? You have come to the right place! Read until the end of this post and get $10 off 😉 on the Everyday Messenger Bag (our pick for the Best DSLR Camera Bag in 2017) Are you a professional photographer or a casual Sunday shooter...

Review of the 6 Best DSLR Leather Bags

6 Best DSLR Leather Sling Bags

If you want to look stylish when on a photo shooting trip or assignment, then you should get a DSLR Leather Bag. We made it easy for you to pick the best, by reviewing the top 6 Camera Leather Bags available on Amazon.

Best Lavelier Mic Video Recording

Choosing the Best Lavalier Mic

The Best Lavalier Mic Video Solutions (for wireless video recording). We looked at the best Mics available and reviewed brands like Sony, Countryman, Sanken, Audio Technica, Sennheiser etc.

Best Table Tripods

A Review Of The Best Tabletop Tripods

With a table tripod ball head, you can aim your camera at any angle and lock it into position. The best tabletop tripods are the ones that have a ball head. We have reviewed the best 5 tabletop tripods in 2017 for our readers.

Best Camera Backpacks Under $50 (2017 Reviews)

We compared the best camera backpacks under $50. You will be amazed by the quality and options 50 bucks, or less can get you. Comparing Manfrotto, Vanguard, Case Logic and more (total seven great camera bags under $50).

Ikan Beholder 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer

A Review of the EC1 Beholder 3-Axis Stabilizer for...

The Beholder EC1 is a stabilizer and designed for professional filmmakers using medium and small cameras weighing up to 5 lbs. The Beholder EC1 is lightweight, easy to use, and can be carried in the supplied case or a small photographer bag.

The Best Tripods in 2017 under $100

The 7 Best Tripods under $100 (Top 2017 Models)

7 Best Tripods Under $100 In this review article, let us find out the best tripods under $100. Tripods are quintessential for the purpose of stabilizing your camera for those long exposure shots. But why stop at that? Tripods are necessary for almost any type of photography: landscape, portrait...

7 Amazing Gift Ideas for Photographers (2017 Selected...

Gifting Ideas for Photographers …For Your Photo Friends or Yourself 😉 1. A Designer Camera Neck Strap The camera neck strap that comes along with your camera isn’t just to show off your favorite brand name. Most people use it to hang their camera around the neck. Photography is one pursuit...

Best Tripods under $200

The 9 Best Tripods Under $200 | Top Lightweight &...

Best Tripods Under $200 A good quality tripod is an integral part of your photography gear. It is the third most important tool that you should invest in, having bought a camera and a lens. After buying your camera and lens your budget may be limited, so we deiced to pick the best tripods under...

Manfrotto 535 Carbon Fiber 2-Stage

Manfrotto 535 Tripod + 504HD Video Head = Amazing DSLR...

The Manfrotto 535 Video Tripod The Manfrotto 535 Video Tripod is crafted out of carbon fiber. It is lightweight, durable and ideal for those long haul shoots where every session of shooting is punctuated with a re-jig of the entire set-up. The Manfrotto 535 has a weight of 2.3 kilos. Thus, carrying...

Photo Studio Bargain: Under $1k, Professional &...

Photography Studio under $1000 Portrait Photography Studio on a Budget Imagine that a budding photographer comes to you with this million-dollar question: ‘How to start a photography studio under $1,000? What gear do I need?’ This video above shows some options for various budgets and purposes. But...

best continuous lighting kit

The Best Continuous Lighting Kits Reviewed

Best Continuous Lighting Kits This review is a listing of the best continuous lighting kit available on Amazon for under $500. Continuous lighting has many advantages over flashes and strobes. By continuous light, I am referring to continuous external lights. This light is stable and can easily be...

Neewer Table Top Photography

Review: Neewer Table Top Lighting Kit

The Neewer Table Top Photography Studio Lighting Kit Table top photography, especially where you want to photograph jewelry, small items like handicrafts, watches, shoes etc. requires bright white and balanced daylight which can highlight the products. The Neewer Table Top Photography Studio...

StudioPro Lighting Kit

A review of the StudioPRO 2500W Continuous Lighting Kit

Review of the StudioPRO 2500 Watt Photography Continuous Video & Photo Studio Softbox Lighting Light Kit – 20×28″ – Softbox with One-Quick EZ Setup Softbox and Boom Arm With Bag The StudioPRO 2500 watt is a three light setup consisting of a set of three softboxes, light...

LimoStudio Lights Review

LimoStudio Lights Review

Review: Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit by LimoStudio In this LimoStudio lights review, we are looking at the highly rated Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella (LMS103). This lighting kit is ideal for producing professional quality portrait imagery. If you are...

Magnus VT 4000 Tripod Review

Magnus VT 4000: Best Tripod for DSLR Videos

Review: Magnus VT 4000 Video Tripod Sometime last year I wrote an article on the best video tripods with your DSLR. In that list, I mentioned the Magnus VT 4000 tripod as one of my favorite picks. This Magnus VT 4000 tripod review is a follow-up of that earlier article. It is aimed at amateur...

Review Syrp Genie

Syrp Genie Review: Motion control for time-lapses

A review of the Syrp Genie Shooting time-lapses have become a lot easier these days with built-in intervalometers, motion guided dollies and Wi-Fi enabled memory cards that shoot and transfer images instantaneously to a Wi-Fi enabled storage device. And recently on a kickstarter campaign resulted...

Best Monopods for DSLR Camera

Best Monopods for DSLR Cameras

The Best Monopods for Your DSLR Before we cover the 5 best monopods for DSLR cameras, let us discuss why you need a monopod in the first place. In photography, if the tripod is considered as the three legged thing, the monopod is definitely the one-legged thing. But besides the obvious difference...

Best SD Card for Canon and Nikon

Best SD Card for Your Canon 6D and Nikon D3300

Which is the Best SD Card for Your DSLR Camera? In this article, we shall be looking at the best SD card options in terms of extended memory and reliability for two very popular DSLR cameras. One of them is the full-frame Canon EOS 6D and the other is the current Nikon entry level champion the crop...

Best Accessories Pro Photographer

Best Accessories for the Pro Photographer

This Photography Accessories Will Make You A Pro Better Flash Lights What is better than one light? Two. Two lights allow you to create depth and dimension in your images. Essentially all photography is two dimensional. But the problem is we attempt to showcase a three-dimensional scene in that two...

Wedding Photography Gear

Tools for a wedding photojournalist

What's inside a wedding photojournalist's bag? If there is anything out there that can help you make your work stand out, apart from your vision of course, then it has got to be the tools. The tools are what makes your vision come through more easily. If you don’t have the right tools it would be...

Travel Camera Bag

The Best Travel Camera Bags & Travel Tips

How To Travel With Your Photography Gear As a photographer who loves traveling with his gear, the biggest challenge that I have faced is ensuring that my gear arrives at the destination in the same conditions in which I packed them before leaving the front door. I don’t trust airport baggage...

Best Tripods for DSLR Video Shooting

Best Tripods for DSLR Video Shooting | Compare Top 4...

Tripods for Video Shooting Top 4 Tripods for DSLR Video Magnus VT-4000 with Fluid Head (Our Pick: Best Tripod for DSLR Video Shooting) Manfrotto MVH500A Fluid Head DSLR Video Tripod Benro Aero 4 Video Travel Angel Tripod Sachtler Ace M Fluid Head with 2-Stage Aluminum Tripod & Mid-Level...

Hand held light meter

Hand held light meter vs. built-in light meter

Drawbacks of the built-in light meter One of the biggest disadvantages of using the built-in light meter of your camera is that it does not give you an incident reading. Incident reading is the best way to meter for a scene when it is front lit. Unlike in reflected light reading, this method does...

ND DSLR Filter

Why You Still Need (3 Must Have) Filters for your DSLR

Which Filters your need for your DSRL lens There are many different types of filters recurrently used by pro photographers. These would include neutral density filters, circular polarizers, warming filters and so on. Filters allow a photographer to shape light, give a specific color cast and...

Review of Canon Speedlite 430EX

Review of Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash

Speedlite 430EX II Review of Canon Speedlite 430EX II The Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash is a neat little external flash for your Canon DSLR. External flash units are useful when the built-in flash of your camera falls short of the desired quantity of light for your images. They are more powerful...

Best DSLR Tripods

Best DSLR Tripods for Photography Enthusiasts (6...

Choosing the Best DSLR Tripod For Enthusiast Photographers A tripod is an essential camera accessory which allows you to pursue your creative aspirations, countering challenges from the elements of nature and the physical limitations that one is bound by and yet come through with stunning imagery...

WD My Passport Wireless 2TB Review

Review: WD My Passport Wireless Portable Hard Drive

Review of the Western Digital (WD) My Passport Wireless 2TB Now WD My Passport Wireless is a storage device that will garner attention, especially if you are a photographer. How many times have you been on a location shooting and running out of storage space? Did you say you always carry extra...