Archive for February, 2010

Get Organized

Over time we all develop huge libraries of photographs, and defining and sticking to an organizational system becomes more and more important. If you’re just starting out, now is a great time to come up with your own system that you can build from the ground up. If you already have a huge library of photos that is not organized, now is the time to update it.

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Flying with Photo Gear

If you have ever had to travel with a large amount of camera gear you understand what a pain it can be. There are many pitfalls you have to watch out for. In 10 years of traveling with a large amount of gear I have come up with some helpful tips and tricks that you can use to save time and be hassled less.

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Why Consistency is a Good Thing

Over the years I’ve tried just about every travel option out and I hope my experience can help you.

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Photographing in Your Own Backyard

Even though I live just outside of Boston and worked downtown for years I have a relativity few photos from the city. I don’t think I’m alone in this either, on our workshops we find that many people tend to take more photos when they are on ‘photo trips’ then would at home. In other words I don’t often shoot in ‘my own backyard’ and this needs to change.

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Paris Photos Posted

Early this week I posted my photos from Paris, France. They are from a tripe I took in early December 2009, I was only there for four days but since I was taking photos from before dawn to well after sunset I feel I walked away with a good number of keepers.

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ThinkTank Photo – StreetWalker HardDrive Review

Like most of my fellow photographers I’ve gone though many bags over the years. It seems almost impossible to find the perfect bag. I have had huge rolling bags I used for travel only, small shoulder bags for walking around downtown streets, small backpacks for hiking etc. I was never able to find the perfect bag, until now.

Since I travel quite a bit I have unique requirements, I need to be able to pack a decent amount of gear and carry it though airports, onto planes, to rentals cars etc. I also need to be able to then use that gear in the field. Often my trips will bring me to a National park and later on the same trip an urban environment.

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