Month: September 2017

MindShift Gear BackLight 36L Backpack Review

In this review we’re taking a look at the BackLight 36L outdoor photography pack from MindShift Gear. I’ve been testing this as my main photo pack for the last month, prior to its public release. As usual, there’s a ton of photos in this review, as well as a video walk-through of the features and some suggestions about other bags that you might consider when looking to buy a bag of this size for outdoor photography. For those that aren’t familiar with the brand, MindShift Gear is Think Tank Photo‘s sister company. Whilst Think Tank concentrates more on the...

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How to Mount an Aquatech Underwater Housing on a Tripod

Aquatech underwater housings were primarily designed to be waterproof housings for surf photography, but I’ve come across a lot of photographers using them for all kinds of other purposes. The housings are built to be extremely tough so they work well as protection for remote wildlife cameras, and there’s many other water sports that can also benefit from the in-the-water angle. One of the things I’ve also been investigating is the possibilities for landscape photography that shows you what is above and below the water. This requires mounting the housing on a tripod, and as simple as it sounds,...

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