Category Archives: Photography

Quick Release Camera Strap

I purchased the Tamrac Quick Release shoulder strap for my camera because I wanted to be able to take the strap off quickly for those times it gets in the way. This happens frequently, especially when I’m tripod shooting. So I bought this strap. When it arrived, I took a close look at the strap.… Continue Reading

Photography Resources 5: Where to buy?

Where to purchase equipment As to where to purchase camera equipment? I’ve used these merchants for years and years now. I purchase most items through Amazon, and quite a number from BH and Adorama. JR was my goto place for the past 15 years for electronic equipment, but I buy less of that nowadays.*… Continue Reading

Photography Resources 3: Software

Software I have been using Adobe photoshop CS2 for years, ever since I purchase CS2. That’s quite a while ago, somewhere back in 2005! In 2011, I purchased Adobe Lightroom. Wow. It took a while to learn Lightroom, and I’m far from an expert. But it has significantly reduced my processing time. I used to… Continue Reading

Photography Resources 2: Lighting Equipment

Flash Lighting I currently own 2 Alien Bees studio strobes. They are the of the AB400 variety. I also have a Vagabond Mini Lithium portable power pack for the flashes, and I love this device. These flashes are overkill for food photography but I’m going to figure out a way to use them since I already own them. I also have… Continue Reading

Photography Resources 1: Equipment

Camera Equipment My current camera system consists of the following system: Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3-Inch LCD (Body Only)* Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras WHITE RETAIL BOX* This is my primary lens. Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM SLR Lens for EOS… Continue Reading