Solar Eclipse 2017

I prepared for the solar eclipse for a few months before the event. I got a solar filter (read this post), staked out my site several times with the PhotoPills app and got an LCD hood (read this post) in preparation for that site, but I ended up just shooting it from the shade of … More Solar Eclipse 2017

Praying Mantis

Before church, someone noticed a praying mantis outside and we took some kids to see it. I didn’t have enough time to take out both a zoom and a wide lens and it was impossible to capture this scene from a distance (with a telephoto) due to a tree in the way, so, unfortunately, I … More Praying Mantis

Amazon side and back-loading camera backpacks

I just noticed that Amazon has a pair of camera backpacks that are back or side-loading! Left one is side and back loading.   https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-Trekker-Camera-Backpack-Black/dp/B01HIXQN48/ Right one is side and top loading. https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-Hiker-Camera-Laptop-Backpack/dp/B01HIXAC6S/ These are direct links. I get no support from Amazon. I have not tried out these backpacks. I just like knowing my … More Amazon side and back-loading camera backpacks