Hidden Gems: Think Tank...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Beginning a new series… Hidden Gems are camera accessories that I wouldn’t want to live without. Camera accessories are addictive and it’s easy to buy too many cases, straps or even lenses. Well, maybe not lenses. I’ve started to look at the...

Finding the Best Photo ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A few years ago, National Geographic ran a story comparing the life of their staff photographers to the version in the film “The Bridges of Madison County.” None of the shooters admitted to wearing a photo vest like the one Clint Eastwood wore in the...

Using Manual Exposure M...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Obtaining the best exposure begins by correctly setting the lens aperture and shutter speed in relation to each other. You can set the exposure yourself manually or let the camera do it for you using the many modes mirrorless cameras offer. For 90% of...

More is More: ThinkTank...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In the May ’15 issue of Shutterbug magazine, I wrote a Gear Guide column about camera bags. In it I mentioned 25 different makes of photography gear bags and since then I’ve found another half-dozen more. As my mirrorless camera system has grown (see the...

Pack’em Up, Head&...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If you follow my camera bags exploits here on Mirrorless Photo Tips, and my article in the May 2015 issue of Shutterbug, I’ve been using a combination of Think Thank Photo (Panasonic) and Billingham (Olympus) shoulder bags for my Micro Four-thirds...

Searching for Mr Goodba...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Regular readers know that my mirrorless camera bag of choice has been Think Tank’s Retrospective 5 because of its practicality, size and retro good looks. As I kept adding new gear to my system, I outgrew the bag. Panasonic Lumix GX1, Lumix GF3 body,...