Gear Review | ThinkTank Airport Navigator

written by Beckie of Today I want to talk about the Think Tank Airport Navigator. My husband and I don’t get each other gifts for Christmas. What we do instead is each year we pick out one thing that we’d really like and buy it for ourselves. We have done it this way for […]

Gear review | Alienbee B800

written by Beckie of Recently I was asked to take portraits for a Ladies English Tea event at our church. The ladies would be dressing up in their fancy hats and we wanted to do some photobooth style pictures. And I thought it would be fun, so I said “yes”! I knew that my […]

What is the difference between Nikon’s “D” and “G” lenses?

written by Beckie of I am part of a lot of different photography groups/forums on Facebook, and this question has been asked more than once recently on all of the groups, so I thought I’d talk about it here. What is the difference between a Nikon “D” lens and a “G” lens? (Unfortunately, I […]

Gear Review | The Nifty Fifty

  written by Beckie of Today’s review is about the fabulous little Nifty Fifty! This lens is a gem! It’s small, fast, and incredibly sharp! (priced between $289 used -$329 new) When I was shooting with my D90 (and before I got my 60mm) this lens was on my camera 99% of the time! […]

Cropped vs full-frame. What’s the difference?

  written by Beckie of Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a cropped-sensor (DX) camera body and a full-frame (FX) body (besides just the model numbers and the obvious physical size difference of the body), and which one will suit your needs best? I hope to be able to explain that […]

Gear Review | Crumpler 6 Million Dollar Home

written by Beckie of I am still in search of the perfect bag, and I have begun to wonder if such a thing really exists. I don’t have a whole lot of gear (D700 and 4 lenses). I wanted something big enough to hold my gear but also somewhat on the smaller side. I […]

Gear Review | Nikon Nikkor 28-85 f/3.5-4.5

written by Beckie of I bought the Nikon 28-85 f/3.5-4.5 AF Nikkor because I wanted a decent (also inexpensive) zoom to use as a walk-around lens for those rare times when I didn’t want to carry my entire gear bag with me. This is a great lens for someone on a tight budget!! For […]

Gear Review | Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic

Written by Beckie of (After the Lensbaby Composer review I posted a few weeks ago, I was contacted by Lensbaby’s Public Relations department. They loved my review and sent me one of their newest products so I could play around with it, and blog about it!) So, here it goes… (I used an aperture […]

Gear Review: My Favorite Memory Card

This week I shared five things to know about memory cards at Tech Your Way, with tips for buying and using them. I thought it would be fun to share with you which card is my favorite AND give one away! I started out using Sans Disk cards but switched over to using Lexar soon […]

Mobile Monday – Fish Eye Shots With Olloclip

A fun little attachment I bought a few weeks ago for my iPhone 4 was the Olloclip and I want to tell you a little about it in case it’s something you’d enjoy using too. Weeks ago I saw these fish eye shots on Instagram and thought they were fantastic!!! I saw a comment that […]