Day: February 19, 2017

Custom and Lightweight Mounting Solutions from Ram Mounts

As many of you I’m sure, I have boxes full of various grip gear: magic arms, C-clamps, A-clamps, ball heads, Studs, and more. I love grip gear. I absolutely love the versatility and functionality each piece has both in its dedicated uses or how you can always come up with new and imaginative ways to […]

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2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year: winning photos announced

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year ‘Dancing Octopus’ Gabriel Barathieu/UPY 2017  The winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, and the photos are absolutely spectacular. The overall winner was Gabriel Barathieu with his image of an Octopus taken in the Lagoon of Mayotte on Mayotte Island. He says, ‘In the lagoon of Mayotte, during […]

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Fun with a Fisheye

Wait…wait…nope, it’s gone. I really can’t remember what spurred me to purchase a fisheye lens of all things. Alpha Whiskey’s the last person on Earth to suffer GAS (or even gas) and I spend not a single, solitary second of my day salivating over gear. Heck, my camera is 5 year-old technology, positively prehistoric to […]

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Photography Cliches

Photography has fashion trends, just like any other creative industry. Some enterprising soul will be playing around and come up with a new look that catches on, and before long, the world is awash in copycat photos. Some of these techniques will continue on long after the novelty has worn off and become almost a […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Black and White Architecture

Earlier I shared some moody and dramatic images of architecture in black and white. Now it’s your turn! Weekly Photography Challenge – Black and White Architecture Even in harsh midday sun, you can often create stunning and dramatic images of architecture. Let’s take a look at a few black and white images of architecture. I’ll […]

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