Really Right Stuff Safari Clamp Review

NOTE: The Safari clamp has been slightly redesigned and also renamed as the Multi-Clamp.  There isn’t a whole lot of difference between the old and new, so everything I state in this review is still relevant, but also make sure you check the RRS page to see slightly physical changes. NOTE 2: When I first reviewed the Safari Clamp, I used the BH-25 ball head with it. Since then, RRS launched the BC-18 MicroBall, which I think is far better suited as a pairing with the new Multi Clamp. I no longer use the BH-25, and have switched entirely to the …

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Flashpoint Blast Power Pack BP-960 Review

This week we’re taking a look at a portable battery pack that can be used with speedlights and other small flashes.  It’s called the Blast Power Pack BP-960 and it’s from Adorama’s in-house lighting brand, Flashpoint.  Flashpoint have been making a name for themselves recently with their rapidly growing range of very well priced lighting equipment.  In fact, we’ll be taking a look at a bare-bulb flash very soon as well.  At around $260 at the time of writing this, the BP-960 isn’t the cheapest accessory you could buy for a flash, but it provides some significant advantages that I …

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Domke Trekker Ruggedwear Review

Video Review Domke shoulder bags are legendary so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to test out a couple of what Tiffen are calling the Domke Next Generation. I’ve never owned a Domke before but I know that their durability is much revered among photojournalists. Despite that knowledge, I was still a little taken aback when I first pulled this out of the box. Wow! The version of the Trekker that I tested was made from what Domke calls their Ruggedwear material, and it certainly deserves the name. I wouldn’t try this at home…but it feels like you couldn’t even pierce this …

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