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Peak Design have launched a new travel tripod on Kickstarter and based on their past successes with the crowd funding platform, it should come as no surprise that they blew past the $2million funding mark in a single day. Smashing their $500,000 goal with 57 days still to go. “During my travels in 2008 I began wondering why on Earth my tripod was so big. The thing was full of negative space and knobs, and I felt like something designed for portability could do much better,” Peak Design CEO, Peter Dering. During the campaign the new Peak Design Travel Tripod Read More...

Post link: Peak Design Launches Innovative New Travel Tripod

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Is it a sin? Is it sensible? Have you ever done it yourself? Today we're going to have a quick chat about hand holding filters instead of using a filter holder.

Post link: I Admit It… Sometimes I Just Hold My Filters

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On a recent wildlife scouting trip further North in the Yukon I found a beautiful lynx, but there was a problem that needed to be overcome to get a great shot...

Post link: Photographing a Lynx on the Dempster Highway

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The BackLight Elite pack from MindShift Gear has a few unique features that I've never seen on photo packs before.

Post link: 2 Unique Features of the Backlight Elite Pack I Must Share with You

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Let's take a close look at the three different ways to carry a tripod on the BackLight Elite photo pack.

Post link: How to Carry a Tripod with the Backlight Elite

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At the beginning of April we began an exciting new series of giveaways for a $150 B&H Photo gift certificate every month! The winner at the end of April, chosen at random, was James C. Cambridge from Massachusetts. The Giveaway Continues! The giveaway is ongoing, so you can enter again this month and I’ll announce the next winner at the beginning of June. How to Enter Every person who clicks through to B&H using one of my links like this one, and then goes on to make a purchase, will be entered into the draw for the $150 gift certificate Read More...

Post link: April’s B&H Giveaway Winner

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During the initial development and testing stages of the new BackLight Elite photo pack from MindShift Gear, it had just one large removable camera insert. This standard insert is quite large. In fact it’ll hold a 600mm lens, so it’s as big as you could ever hope it to be. At this point in the design process I pushed hard for the designers to create a second option for people that wanted to use the bag with less camera gear, and more other outdoor equipment. Be that camping gear, climbing gear or backcountry ski gear. We went through a few Read More...

Post link: Yes, the BackLight Elite Has Different Sizes of Camera Insert!

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Over the past two years I have been using various prototypes of a camera bag that I wasn't able to show you guys, but the time has finally come to pull the covers off and let you see what we have been working on!

Post link: This New Camera Bag from MindShift Took Us Two Years of Prototype Testing to Perfect!

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Think Tank launched a cool new memory card wallet that has a few tricks up its sleeve. Let's take a look...

Post link: Gear Check: Think Tank Secure Pixel Pocket Rocket Card Wallet

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Since moving to the Yukon a few months ago I have become involved with the local Yukon photography festival, the First Light Image Festival which takes place on April 27th and I’m happy that Shutter Muse is a sponsor of this great event. In the run up to the festival, we’re running several photo contests and some of the prizes are incredible! For example, first prize in the Open Contest is a Sony A7III kit with a 28-70 kit lens, as well a PhotoRepublik Carbon Fibre Rundle Tripod, an F-Stop backpack and a $100 gift card for TheCameraStore. Of course Read More...

Post link: Photo Contest: Your Chance to Win a Sony A7III Kit, A Nikon D5600 Kit, Flights + Much More

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