Photography Gear

Westcott just announced an exciting new 400W/s monolight and universal wireless trigger that promise to provide a killer combination of portability, affordability, and compatibility for on-location photographers who have been relying on Godox/Flashpoint for their lighting needs. The newly announced Westcott FJ400 strobe and FJ-X2m trigger offer photographers a portable package that doesn’t skimp too
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[embedded content] Photographer and YouTuber Mathieu Stern recently got to visit one of the coolest places on earth for camera collectors: The Camera Rescue Project, one of the largest vintage camera collections in Europe. The Camera Rescue Project is an organization from Finland that is dedicated to preserving cameras for future generations. Their stated goal
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“My world is all about travel and location photography,” says Olympus Visionary and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jay Dickman. Between shooting assignments for publications like National Geographic, working with National Geographic Expeditions and conducting his own photography workshops, Dickman is perpetually on the move. “Last year I was in 21 countries,” he recalls. “I’m constantly carrying my photo
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Waterproof Boots LOWA Tibet GTX boots Footwear that provides waterproof protection and support for long hikes and mucky conditions is essential gear for tracking wildlife. LOWA’s Tibet GTX boots, available in both men’s and women’s styles, are an excellent option with their sturdy, durable construction and breathable, waterproof GORE-TEX lining. X-pattern lacing above the ankle
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Field testing the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens, a super telephoto prime that’s priced within reach of more photographers. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this Photography Gear Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive
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As imaging technologies advance, you’re probably taking more images and video than ever before. The fast, continuous shooting capabilities of today’s digital cameras along with their ability to record incredible high-resolution video open up so many creative possibilities for visual storytelling. Whether you’re a working professional or an adventurous photographer who’s ready to travel to
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[embedded content] When camera lens makers announce new lenses, one of the specs they always tout is how many aspherical elements the lens designs have. If you’re not sure what those elements are and what they do, here’s a short and helpful 4-minute video by Michael the Maven that’ll bring you up to speed. Aspheric
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Choosing a camera for wildlife photography used to mean selecting from a small group of professional-level DSLRs that had the speed and telephoto lens options needed to capture close-up views of fast-moving subjects. Today, there’s a much wider range of cameras that can meet the needs of wildlife photographers, including mirrorless systems that have some
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Created to be a go-to lens for portraiture, the Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD for Canon and Nikon DSLRs is also an excellent choice for both scenic and travel photography. Use the wide end of the Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD’s zoom range for establishing shots that provide a sense of place. The
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