When you work on location, you want your gear to get there in one piece. For the most part when photographers think “hard equipment case” they thick-walled molded plastic cases. Zarges Tubesca, an aluminum products manufacturer in Germany, makes aluminum cases that are light, stack securely, and offer secure gear protection.© Courtesy Zarges I was introduced to Zarges in the mid 1980s by business owners who regularly packed and moved rare and delicate objects. I like the cases...
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When you’re searching for the best way to carry your gear, first consider what’s on your schedule for the day and think about what you need to have with you. Are you taking an invigorating creativity walk with your mirrorless? Are you traveling for two weeks overseas? Are you photographing a wedding? Are you taking portraits in the park?I’ve tried out three bags over the past month and put them to real-world use.DOMKE F-803Tiffen produced a Domke line exclusively for Best Buy, and...
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January 2017 issue
August 2016 issue GalleriesSome are new, some are notable. Some are innovatively engineered. Some are handy and some are huge. Some will make your clients swoon.They’re all Hot Ones. These are the products that caught our eye, that users love, that solve problems, that look just plain fun. This 17th annual edition of our famous Hot Ones is bolder and better than ever. We’ve removed the bothersome details of award presentations to give us greater freedom in bringing you more of what deserves your attention: a big... Continue Reading >
3.23.2016 News© COURTESY MANFROTTOManfrotto has announced the launch of the Advanced Rear Backpack (MB MA-BP-R), a versatile bag that can be used as a camera backpack, a laptop backpack or as a protective camera case. The lower part of the bag is designed for photographic equipment and safely holds a professional DSLR camera body with up to three lenses, thanks to the renowned Manfrotto Protection System. The zipper of the camera compartment is hidden on the backside of the backpack close to the body,... Continue Reading >