Category: Product Reviews

Fuji Instax Party Kit: Instant Memories, Instant Fun

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

It’s awesome that nowadays, pretty much everyone has a camera in their pockets. It’s awesome that we can share those photos too, but sometimes it’s nice to have a physical copy. The Fujifim Instax lineup is awesome – just like old polaroids – and lets you shoot to instant prints in different formats, or print instantly from your phone.

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A Long-term Review of the Yongnuo YN-622C

 By Danny Luong

About six years ago I bought a set of Yongnuo 622C Wireless ETTL Flash Triggers, and these are some of my thoughts about how they’ve held up through years of professional use in a variety of settings, and some tangents on gear that is made in China.

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Delkin Black: Rugged and Ready to Go

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

I’ve never been one to be gentle on my gear. Sometimes it’s in pursuit of “the shot,” sometimes it’s just pure clumsiness. I’ve slid down muddy mountains, dunked my gear in rivers, dodged spilled drinks at  bar shows. I’ve knocked lenses to the floor and put pocketed memory cards through the washing machine countless times. I need my gear to keep up. With digital photography, ensuring that your files are safe is a top priority, and that starts with a dependable memory card. Delkin Black cards are incredibly rugged, and fast enough to keep up with the ever-increasing demands of today’s cameras.

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5 Things to Love About BLACKRAPID Camera Straps

 By Danny Luong

BLACKRAPID is one of the best-selling and most ubiquitous camera strap brands that The Camera Store has to offer. Whether we are professionals or enthusiasts, we all want a genuine feeling of safety and comfort when it comes to carrying our camera gear. I’ve used BLACKRAPID’s straps for everything I shoot from travel to my portrait work, and they have proven themselves to me time and time again for 5 solid reasons.

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Dreaming Together: Books at The Camera Store

 By John Veldhoen

What my writing for this blog can achieve is limited most of all by exigency, but since what I have penned here was written periodically, I can make limited reparations for the stupid things that I have said. Writing tends, like painting and photography, to point outwards to other things. If I was explicit about what I know is the ultimate nature of reality, while it would be a heartfelt recital, I wouldn’t be able to take credit for it. The early part of this blog is irenic, and the last piece I wrote about materialism and synesthesia was wrong. I certainly admit to materiality, and I am deceived not least of all by my own vanity. This recalls a Christian apologist from India that I have been reading recently, who wrote about a Zen adherent, and an incident where the disciple thought of his heart is like a mirror needing to be cleaned, and to whom the apologist replied that if everything is nothing, where can the dust cling?

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