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  1. Stabilizing Telephoto Lens

    I'm having real trouble keeping my 70-300 still when mounted on my A6000. The center of gravity is so far in front of the camera body and tripod...

    Started by frigidlight, 07-31-2017 10:39 PM
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  2. Filter holders....

    I've been searching for the perfect filter holder for a while now and no one has made it... They all have options/issues. What I'm after is a setup...

    Started by jacobsen1, 10-09-2016 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    07-07-2017 08:00 AM Go to last post
  3. Peak Design vs Think Tank bags

    Anyone have experience with both? I am seriously considering selling off my Think Tank bags and going with the forthcoming sling from Peak Design and...

    Started by BobbyT, 09-22-2016 07:03 PM
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    06-12-2017 01:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Tripod for EVIL / MFT / NEX cameras

    Being lighter than a DSLR and their bigger lenses, the big heavy duty tripods aren't as necessary. What kind of compact tripods would you look at? ...

    Started by ppower, 10-27-2011 04:03 PM
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    05-01-2017 08:19 AM Go to last post
  5. "Camera-Specific Outdoor Packs Suck, Here’s What I Use Instead" - Petapixel Article

    Stirring the fire here a bit :devil: as I just hiked 12 miles up a mountain with my Peak Design pack. ...

    Started by frigidlight, 04-05-2017 12:10 AM
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    04-11-2017 10:07 PM Go to last post
  6. Alpine Labs Pulse Trigger

    Has anyone used one of these? https://alpinelaboratories.com/products/pulse-camera-remote I have a Canon Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 and it...

    Started by JERM, 11-24-2016 05:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-26-2016 11:10 AM Go to last post
  7. RRS multi clamp:

    finally picked one of these up: I'm using it with a ballhead instead but you get the idea. I picked it up for two reasons. First is I've...

    Started by jacobsen1, 09-14-2016 06:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    11-24-2016 07:57 AM Go to last post
  8. GearEye - aka how i can stop forgetting all my stuff

    I saw this kickstarter in an ad on Facebook this morning and it's pretty interesting. I'm not sure the $119 price tag is worth it given that I have...

    Started by frigidlight, 11-20-2016 12:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-22-2016 08:26 AM Go to last post
  9. Too many knobs... The story of the multiflex!

    As most of you know, I really don't like extra knobs on my tripod heads. Well, ballheads. I say that because I have a completely separate...

    Started by jacobsen1, 11-15-2016 08:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-16-2016 04:06 PM Go to last post
  10. The perfect little non panning ballhead!!!

    OK, so I don't like panning ball heads. I should really say I don't understand why they pan at the base and not at the clamp where it'd be level... ...

    Started by jacobsen1, 10-02-2016 08:11 AM
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    11-15-2016 09:15 AM Go to last post
  11. Physical Sliders Knobs and Buttons for Lightroom

    One of the coolest things we saw at PhotoExpo was Palette. They make a set of modular sliders, knobs, and buttons for Lightroom. Their software lets...

    Started by frigidlight, 10-23-2016 10:31 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    11-13-2016 02:43 PM Go to last post
  12. Less weight - do you use camera straps around your shoulder? HoldFast?

    I am a wedding photographer. After a long day of shooting a wedding I am just so tired of having my cameras on straps around my neck. I saw some...

    Started by haring, 10-29-2016 02:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-29-2016 09:14 PM Go to last post
  13. OMG I finally found awesome winter shooting gloves/mittens?!?!?!!!!

    http://amzn.to/2adYWDe saw Elia wearing these in the shooting the world BTS documentary... Yeah, it's a touch screen friendly fleece underglove...

    Started by jacobsen1, 07-14-2016 07:08 PM
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    07-20-2016 08:08 PM Go to last post
  14. Looking for a tripod head for vertical shots??? Please help!!! :)

    I am looking for a tripod head for vertical shots. Do you have any recommendations? My head can't support my camera with heavy lens attached to it...

    Started by haring, 07-15-2016 08:46 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-15-2016 09:58 AM Go to last post
  15. Andoer Pistol Grip

    If you are doing hand held video with your stills camera, this is $10 very well spent. I didn't want to put a lot of money into anything video until...

    Started by BobbyT, 05-24-2016 07:08 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-24-2016 07:48 PM Go to last post
  16. ICE filter 10 stop

    I ordered an ICE Filter 10 stop to try as a cheaper alternative to the Lee filters. The ice filter fits perfectly into the lee holder. Is well made....

    Started by BobbyT, 04-26-2016 07:51 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    04-28-2016 11:18 AM Go to last post
  17. Landscape Photogs, how do you polarize your UWA?

    ok, sound off guys. Please share your setups and how it works at wide angles? Yes we all know "CPs cause weird blue skies at wide angles" but I...

    Started by jacobsen1, 02-08-2016 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    04-23-2016 08:37 PM Go to last post
  18. Screw on Filters: Who would you use?

    I need a 62mm screw on CPL due to the amazing in camera apps on the sony I'm going to go without external filters until I find I NEED them. However I...

    Started by tehshortbus, 01-29-2016 09:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-31-2016 07:03 PM Go to last post
  19. LED-How to tell the real ligthing output of led lights?How to compare lighting power?

    I am looking at several led light options. Obviously, one of the considerations is how much light the led panel emits. Some companies list their...

    Started by haring, 01-13-2016 08:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-28-2016 07:44 PM Go to last post
  20. Amazon Basics Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod

    Thought I would write up some initial thoughts. Specs first: Carbon fiber tripod with adjustable-height legs, rotating leg locks, and rubber...

    Started by rkane, 10-22-2015 01:32 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    10-27-2015 08:45 PM Go to last post
  21. This might be the droid--er, speedlight--I've been looking for!


    Started by Markitos, 04-04-2014 05:50 PM
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    09-30-2015 09:54 PM Go to last post
  22. Let's talk backpacks...

    OK, kinda sorta looking for a new backpack. Or let me say I've got three backpacks I currently use (I have more that are for reviews then I'll give...

    Started by jacobsen1, 09-24-2015 10:37 PM
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    09-27-2015 11:26 AM Go to last post
  23. Recommend a sling style bag for me

    I'm wanting a sling to carry the X-T10 with lens attached and second lens. Plus extra batteries, etc. I have the 16mm and 90mm currently. There is...

    Started by BobbyT, 09-21-2015 03:17 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-25-2015 05:37 AM Go to last post
  24. Peak Design Camera Clip incident

    A while back I got a Peak Design Camera Clip to try out over the spider pin holster. I like that combined with the extra mounting pad, the weight of...

    Started by BobbyT, 09-07-2015 07:00 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    09-09-2015 07:29 PM Go to last post
  25. camera/lens belts....? Which one do you recommend?

    I would like to keep my lenses on my belt while I am shooting. I have found 4 belts I like. Do you have any of these? Which one would you recommend?...

    Started by haring, 07-25-2015 07:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-25-2015 07:09 PM Go to last post
  26. Nexus 6/Android 5

    The thread I never thought I'd post... I got a Project Fi invite last night and I'm seriously considering switching to Android and a Nexus. I want...

    Started by frigidlight, 07-02-2015 07:31 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    07-03-2015 06:48 AM Go to last post
  27. Xume w/ Lee holder?

    Wondering if this is possible, sensible, or just crazy talk... Seems kinda prone to knocking off- anybody tried it? Thanks people!

    Started by Hoodly, 06-20-2015 07:55 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-22-2015 10:06 AM Go to last post
  28. ultralight tripod ( for backpacking)

    Looking for feedback on an ultralight set of legs and head. I had the tamrac zipshot for about 2 years, didn't really get much use till I bought the...

    Started by ryan the geek, 08-26-2013 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    06-18-2015 02:34 PM Go to last post
  29. Building A Waterproof Camera Housing For Under $150

    http://www.mikelastphoto.com/blog/2015/01/building-a-waterproof-camera-housing-for-under-150/ This definitely has promise - the 1/2 submerged...

    Started by frigidlight, 01-02-2015 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    01-08-2015 09:20 AM Go to last post
  30. A new, inexpensive 10 stop on the market...

    It's a 4x4 10 stop for $89 + shipping...

    Started by thomps6s, 10-10-2014 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-10-2014 06:27 PM Go to last post
  31. The official camera bag thread:

    Post 'em if you got 'em. If not go shoot them and post them later... :lol: I know it's always tough to get a bag you like, that does everything...

    Started by jacobsen1, 12-12-2007 01:51 PM
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  32. D.A.M.!

    Digital Asset Management that is... :lol: :diaf: So I've had a drobo for a while now. ~7 years maybe? Anyway, it's been good to me. Only issue...

    Started by jacobsen1, 10-07-2014 08:23 PM
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  33. Induro Tripod Hardware

    I love my Induro tripod but in the last few months the hardware on the leg hinges has failed...I can't tighten the bolts down and two of the legs...

    Started by frigidlight, 09-18-2014 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-25-2014 07:06 AM Go to last post
  34. WT-5 alternative Wi-Fi solution for Nikon D4?

    Is there an useable alterantive for the WT-5 for Nikon D4 cameras? The $700 price tag is to high for me. I have found a few solutions but either...

    Started by haring, 09-08-2014 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-08-2014 08:04 PM Go to last post
  35. Thinking of a Peak Design CapturePro DSLR clip

    anyone play with a CapturePro by Peak Design? thinking about getting one before September and didn't know if anyone had any insight on it. ...

    Started by Bleufire, 07-14-2014 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-15-2014 10:39 AM Go to last post
  36. What Filter: Lee Big Stopper or ND of specific strength?

    I'm headed to Colorado next week to visit with Sarah's family. After last trip, he father is super excited for us to come out and do some bigger...

    Started by tehshortbus, 06-19-2014 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-22-2014 01:10 PM Go to last post
  37. Michron Timelapse Controller Review

    Back in December I backed a Kickstarter project for what looked like a pretty cool piece of timelapse tech: the Michron. Billed as a dead-simple...

    Started by frigidlight, 04-06-2014 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-13-2014 05:44 AM Go to last post
  38. the custom bracket and spider pin placement thread...

    Sam, did we have a thread for this already? (If anyone finds it/links it/remembers it, post a link and I'll merge them...) Anyway, I know Sam...

    Started by jacobsen1, 04-18-2014 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-18-2014 08:23 AM Go to last post
  39. Hack an Otterbox for Underwater housing?

    I was thinking today that an Otterbox might be a great candidate for a DIY underwater housing for the X-A1 with the 27mm pancake. Has anyone ever...

    Started by thomps6s, 04-07-2014 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-07-2014 08:55 AM Go to last post
  40. File Server/NAS Box for Storage and Backup

    Does anyone use anything like this? I'm rapidly running out of space on my internal hard drive and the current stack of small external drives I'm...

    Started by frigidlight, 04-02-2014 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 335
    04-04-2014 12:29 AM Go to last post
  41. Studio width; which camera should i use.

    Im feeling a little flummoxed with my new studio space. First off, i love it. The light is amazing. the brick walls in the building are amazing and...

    Started by Mrs.COS, 01-07-2014 10:04 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    02-28-2014 12:16 PM Go to last post
  42. Stabilizing a Camera when no tripods are allowed

    I'm going to be shooting in a few places soon where no tripods are allowed. Anyone have any suggestions for how to stabilize a camera? Various clamps...

    Started by frigidlight, 02-20-2014 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    02-21-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  43. Tamrac Launches New Line of Messenger Bags


    Started by Markitos, 02-04-2014 04:25 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    02-04-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  44. New Sandisk CF: cursed or just me?

    So back in November I ordered a 32GB Sandisk Extreme CF card, one of their new and improved ones that had better read/write speeds...

    Started by Reed Goodwin, 01-01-2014 08:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-21-2014 11:02 AM Go to last post
  45. Quick Help with CF tripod choice >= $500

    Hey all, Been meaning to post this sooner, and time got away from me, and now time is tight as there are some deals expiring 12/31. My old tried...

    Started by ncphotoguy, 12-29-2013 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-29-2013 03:38 PM Go to last post
  46. Porta Brace lens case?

    Anyone tried the Porta brace lens carrier?

    Started by BobbyT, 11-07-2013 12:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-07-2013 07:28 PM Go to last post
  47. Portable card backup

    So we're thinking about going backpacking in Europe for a couple weeks and I'm trying to think of how to deal with my camera. I've got 2 8GB CF cards...

    Started by Reed Goodwin, 11-06-2013 02:03 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-07-2013 11:18 AM Go to last post
  48. Lee new 17 TS adapter

    not that I own a 17 ts, but pretty cool that they came up with a solution. Also since this is available, it maybe able to hack mount this adapter to...

    Started by ryan the geek, 10-04-2013 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-08-2013 06:58 PM Go to last post
  49. Renting Gear: Olympus OM-D

    I'm renting some gear before I make the decision to go with the 6D, I'm looking at the OM-D as a complete swap away from the DSLR for the time being...

    Started by tehshortbus, 09-11-2013 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 45
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    09-19-2013 10:05 PM Go to last post
  50. Circular polarizer

    I've known the benefits of polarized sunglasses for over 30 years. The first filter I think I'd like is a circular polarizer. The details: ...

    Started by Sasquatch, 08-24-2013 08:30 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 597
    08-31-2013 06:52 PM Go to last post

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