Author: Dan Carr

Self Portrait Mountain Bike Photos With Pocketwizards

I’ve always thought it would be fun to be the subject of one of my own photos so this summer I set out to capture some mountain bike photos using a custom setup with a trigger switch and PocketWizards mounted to my bike. I’m pretty pleased with the resulting images so I’m going to dissect the setup for you here and maybe you’ll be inspired to try the same kind of thing sometime with a sport that you enjoy!

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10 Useful Ways For Photographers & Creative Professionals To Use Evernote

Organization For Photographers & Creatives Organization is a key element to running a successful business and in an increasingly digital world, running a paperless office is now a real possibility and also highly beneficial for photographers and other creative professionals.  Evernote is a free service  that allows you to store your information and data in a central cloud and then access it from any of your devices, or simply through a regular internet browser.  Entrepreneurs and businesses all around the world have embraced the service as a one stop, always accessible repository for their important information and data. It...

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Red Bull Illume Finalist – 2013

The Red Bull Illume photo contest is the biggest contest in the action and adventure sports world and possibly one of the biggest photo contests in the world.  Certainly with the might of Red Bull’s media power this contest gets far more global exposure in mainstream media than any other photography contest, there’s no doubt in my mind about that.  Since starting to shoot a lot of sports a few years back it was always a dream of mine to be selected as a finalist in this contest because the finalist’s images are taken on a world wide exhibition...

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Packing For Cambodia, Hong Kong and Bangkok

Every trip and destination has its own specific requirements in terms of camera and personal gear. On this particular trip I’m going to be doing a lot of traveling around once I get to my destination. I’ll be using trains, Tuk Tuks, speedboats and 4×4 jeeps among other things so it’s imperative that I pack lightly so my luggage doesn’t adversely affect the trip. My goal with this trip was to pack just one carry on bag with all my camera and computer gear, and one checked bag with support gear and clothing. For the checked bag I chose the awesome Arcteryx Covert case which works very well for this style of trip since it’s rugged but also keeps a low profile. I don’t want anyone to take a second look at my bags and start wondering what’s in them. It has stow-able shoulder straps if you have to pack it on your back short distances and it has handles on nearly every side for slinging it around in and out of buses, jeeps and boats.

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