Julian Perry

The Westcott X-Drop Kit (5×7′) Green Screen is just what the Director ordered!

Westcott X Drop Kit 5 x 7

Green screen photography and filming is a very frequent part of in-studio and on-location work. Depending on the shoot, having a portable green screen that can be set up quickly is a great advantage, especially when time and resources can make or break the success of a shoot. While there are tons of green screen […]

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The Zoom H6 Handy Recorder gives you the quality audio recordings that you really need

Zoom H6 Handy Recorder

For those of us who are also into filmmaking, audio quality and the ability to capture great audio quality whether in the studio or in the field, is a mandatory prerequisite for any good production. I have tried a few portable recorders and I was not quite satisfied with the balance of audio quality and

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The Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone is a great addition to a DSLR recording kit

Rode VideoMicro Compact On Camera Mic

Whenever I want to shoot a quick video, I tend to grab my DSLR as opposed to my Canon or Sony professional video cameras, which are much bigger and heavier, and require me to drag along much more equipment. My DSLR and an external audio recorder are usually enough, but there have been times when

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The Pelican S100 Sport Elite Laptop Backpack is at the head of the class

Pelican S100 backpack

Recently I have been writing a lot of news stories about camera bags and bags that hold camera gear and accessories, but that is not the full extent of my “bag” adventures. Whenever I go anywhere that I know will allow me some downtime, I like to try to edit either video footage or photos,

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The Flashpoint Budget Macro Focusing Rail Set will fine tune your macro photography

Flashpoint Focusing rail

By now, many of you that have read my news stories can easily see my love for photography and even more, my love for macro photography. The ability to capture amazing images that have an interesting focal point, depth of field, and great bokeh, has become an obsession. When I am in the studio working

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ACGAM G402 gaming mouse review

ACGAM Mouse 1

In today’s world, the computer Mouse has become standard on almost every computer. While tablets and other such devices utilize alternatives, no one device has yet been able to make it obsolete. As computer gaming has become mainstream, many companies have joined the popularity and created a mouse specifically designed and labeled for gaming. What

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The Think Tank Photo Digital Holster will let you win your next photo shoot out

Think Tank Photo Digital Holster 50 V2

When I chat with my fellow photographers about their workflows, most of us agree that we have a “go to” lens that is our favorite to take with us when we are shooting at will, and not restricted for a specific event. However, in many cases, the same “go to” lens can also work for

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The Yongnuo YN-14EX-C Macro Ring Flash is a winner!

Yongnuo YN 14EX C Macro Ring Flash

Macro photography is an enjoyable way to shoot close-up photographs both of objects in nature, and of interesting objects in various environments. Macro photography lens which are designed specifically for macro photography, allow you to get very close to the object. To achieve the full potential of a macro lens, one of the most important

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Take pics with your DSLR without touching the shutter button

Vello Wireless Remote Shutter e1520511617219

There are several types of photography that I find very enjoyable. I love close-up macro photography and also outdoor photography when I can place my camera on a tripod somewhere in nature and capture amazing photographic moments. When I first started this type of photography, I would either have my camera handheld or next to

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The Ruggard Alpine 600 Lens Backpack for DSLR and 600/800mm lens is a winner!

Ruggard Alpine 600 Lens Backpack for DSLR and 600800mm Lens

Every Photographer and Cinematographer I have ever met seems to have the same major issue that I struggle with. I am referring to the ongoing challenge of finding the right camera bag to carry the desired equipment for each specific shoot. Like many of my counterparts, I have surrendered and accepted that I need multiple

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The Canon SELPHY CP1300 Compact Photo Printer prints your selfies in a flash

Canon Selphy CP1300

Since the early years when my interest in photography was peaking, I always wanted to take great photos and be able to produce a hardcopy very quickly to display my work, without having to go through a time-consuming process. I have been looking at photo printers for a very long time, but I never seemed

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Protect your expensive camera gear with the Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet

Ruggard Electronic Dry cabinet

Living in New York City has been a real education on humidity, and its effect on various things in my apartment. The moisture caused by the humidity has not only ruined several electronic components of mine, but also many fabric items. As I learned more about my cameras and lenses, I began to understand the

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Sigma 105mm macro lens review

Sigma 105mm Macro Lens

Photography professionals and enthusiasts are always looking for an opportunity to enhance their photography skills and to take better pictures. Those interested in macro photography seem to be involved in an ongoing search for the best lens to ultimately allow them to produce the most amazing pictures. Macro photography lenses have the ability to take

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The Kenko Auto Extension Tube Set is another cost effective option for macro photography

Kenko Extension Tubes e1520512617779

In the world of macro photography, getting as close as possible to an object to be able to shoot a detailed photo is a very important and enjoyable aspect. Extension tubes are a great way to give non-macro lens the ability to get in closer. They connect between the lens and the camera and work

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