Month: November 2014

21 Amazing Gifts For Photographers

After the popularity of last year’s gift guide it seems like this is definitely something we should make an annual affair so I’ve been keeping my eye out for new ideas for the past few months.  Dare I say it……. I think this year’s list is even better!  As before, I’ve put a variety of products on here to suit different price points and also different types of photography.  If you’re looking for a gift for a friend or loved-one that’s into photography, then I’m positive we’ve got something here that’s just right for them.  We’ve also been able...

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20% Discount On FotoQuote & FotoBiz

I know that many readers of this site have read my free eBook, “10 Incredible Tools For Professional Photographers“.  One of these 10 tools is FotoQuote, from Cradoc software.  A program that takes the guesswork out of pricing your photography for commercial and editorial sales.  Normally we can offer readers a 10% discount here, but since Cradoc software are celebrating their 20th birthday, they have kindly extended this coupon to offer 20% off their software until the end of the year 2014. All you have to do is use the coupon code: SM0414  on their website...

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Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS Review – Bangkok Weekend

  Having finished up in Hong Kong with the Red Bull Illume event last year, I set off for a couple of weeks in Cambodia.  It turns out that the easiest way to get into Cambodia from Hong Kong is to fly to Bangkok first and then take a train to the Cambodian border from there.  On that trip I had the opportunity to take a few pieces of equipment with me for testing and review purposes, one of which was the Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS USM. This lens’ do-it-all focal range makes it a popular choice for...

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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt Drive Review

LaCie’s Rugged drives have been around for many years and this year they introduced a new variation that has a built-in Thunderbolt cable.  I’ve used Rugged drives my whole career and I needed a new drive so I picked one of these up before a recent kayaking/wildlife photography expedition.  The drive is available as both an SSD or a 5400rpm hard drive.  The SSD comes either as a 250GB or 500GB drive whilst the hard drive version ups that capacity to either 1TB or 2TB.  I often need a lot of disk space when I’m on the road so...

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Improving Your Print Sales Page With Rendered Examples

I’m on a journey at the moment to make print sales a larger part of my business model and I want to bring you guys on the journey with me.  Last week I wrote about numbering print editions and this week I have a quick and simple tip that will spruce up your photography website and help customers imagine your images on their walls. In researching how I wanted to tackle print sales, I must have been on over 50 websites from other photographers who also sell prints of their work.  Whenever a photographer also had a physical gallery...

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New Continuously Updating Deal Page

Hey guys, I just wanted to share a bit of housekeeping with you here as I’ve added a pretty cool new feature to the site this week! Up in the menu bar you’ll now see an item there called “Current Deals“.  Clicking through to this page will take you to a new section which will show you 5 different sections of the latest deals in the following categories: Canon Deals Nikon Deals Mirrorless Deals Memory Card Deals General Photography Deals What’s exciting about this is that it will be updated automatically, so you’ll always have quick access to the very latest deals, sales and rebates!  If I were you, I’d bookmark it so that every time you need to make a purchase, you can make sure you aren’t missing out on anything 🙂 As always, making your purchases though the B&H and Amazon links on this site really helps me out with the costs and time it takes to maintain this.  Thanks for all your support!  It means the world to...

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