Author: Dan Carr

Mindshift Rotation 180 Top Pocket

  First up, if you haven’t read the full review of the Rotation 180 Professional, you might want to start here. The Top Pocket accessory is designed exclusively for the Mindshift Rotation 180 Professional.  It will not fit on the Rotation 180 Panorama backpack.  The Top Pocket is included in the bundle if you purchase the Rotation 180 Professional ‘Deluxe’ edition for $499.  Otherwise it’s available separately for $32.99. Adding the top pocket to your R180 Pro gives you two additional stash pockets and also a way to secure more gear to the top of your bag.  As you...

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Increasing Engagement With Facebook Photos – Post Multiple Images

Facebook has become an integral part of many creative businesses’ marketing strategies and central to many of these plans is spreading the word about how awesome your photography is by sharing images.  Since Google+ was launched and was such a hit with photo types (join more than 1 million other people and ‘circle’ me here), Facebook has been trying to smarten up they way they work with images in your news feed.  One of the changes they have made this year is in the way they display your post when you have just uploaded multiple images, or a new...

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Canon 6D Review Coming Soon

Our Canon 6D review is coming soon. We’ve just taken delivery of a 6D for testing and I have a super exciting trip next week to Cambodia.  This will give me a fantastic chance to put it to the test as a travel photography camera. We will also be publishing a guide book on how to get the most out of this wonderful full frame Canon DSLR.  I took the camera out last night to try and catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights.  Unfortunately the clouds obscured most of the green colors in the sky...

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Mindshift Panorama Padded Insert Review

Mindshift make a couple of different padded inserts for their photography backpacks and this one is for the Mindshift Rotation 180 Panorama backpack.  If you are looking for the padded insert for the Mindshift Rotation 180 Professional, you can view a full review here or see it on Mindshift’s website here. The Panorama back pack doesn’t have back panel access to the interior of the bag like the Rotation 180 Professional  does so the accompanying padded insert also only opens at the top.  It opens nice and wide though so you can very easily retrieve your gear from inside...

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Henrik Sorensen Underwater Fashion Shoot

Danish photographer Henrik Sorensen was approached by Hasselblad to do the campaign shoot for the new H5D camera, he decided do a twisted take on Denmark as a fairytale country. Henrik is well known for his underwater work and he worked with one of the best underwater lighting teams to create the incredible final images. We get to see a little behind the scenes in this video to give you some idea of the scale of the production that lead to such stunning results. If this doesn’t get your creative juices going then nothing will! Where to find Henrik?...

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Jonathan Mehring Talks About His World Travels And Skateboard Photography

“It’s just an expansion of the high school road trip. You got your drivers license and you’re heading out into the unknown.” —Jonathan Mehring Skateboard photographer Jonathan Mehring has a passion for travel as mush as he does skateboarding.  When the video starts and Jonathan is heard reeling off the list of places he has traveled to in the world you could be forgiven for thinking he works for Lonely Planet or some other travel publication.  Argentina, Mexico, Bolivia, the Canary Islands, Russia, Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam and the Amazon. Skateboarding gives reason to his travels though and...

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Luke Massey Talks About His Wildlife Photography

Luke Massey is a young British wildlife photographer who shares some of his bird photography in this short video.  He was recently selected as one of 2020Vision’s young champions. The 2020 Vision team carry out assignments that aim to communicate the connection between habitat restoration and our own well being.  It’s a great little video that shows some wonderful British wildlife and Luke makes the important point that with wildlife photography success comes not just from patience, but also knowing your subject inside and out.  Knowing their routines, their habitats and their behavior. How To Find Luke You can...

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