The One about the Vanguard BBH-200 Magnesium Tripod Ball Head

When it comes to heads for your tripod, I believe in having both a regular ball head and also a pistol grip. I have used a variety of other brands of heads to go along with my Bogen 3020/3021 tripods for use with my DSLR and other video cameras and so, I hope with that experience, I can help those curious if product is worth your while. In this review, […]

The One about the Vanguard Quest T62U 3 in 1 Shooting Stick

Vanguard is a reputable company when it comes to photo and video-related products for over 26-years and when it comes to tripods, the company’s reputation is partly due to the quality of their tripods. Vanguard has continued to grow as a company and now integrating an optics-line which have won over hunting and bird watching enthusiasts, the company continues to thrive. But in this day and age where there is […]

The One about the Opteka SW-1 Sidewinder Joystick Pistol Grip Ball Head

I have been wanting a pistol ball head grip for my camera for a while. As much as I wanted the Vanguard version, with my focus on saving money on glass, it means I have to resort to a more economical route and so, my decision was to go with the Opteka SW-1 Sidewinder. For $30, I could only hope it’s worth it. I’ve struggled with going for this version […]

The One about the Yongnuo RF-603 C1 2.4GHz Wireless Flash Trigger/Wireless Shutter Release Transceiver Kit

You probably have done your research online and the fact that you stumbled on this review, more than likely you’re not looking at the more expensive Pocket Wizards. Well, like many others, I figured that because a large number of people on the Strobist community are using the Yongnuo RF-603, I had to try it for myself. For its price under $30, you get two trigger/receiver/transceiver and a shutter release […]

The One about the Neewer TT560 Speedlite

The Neewer TT560 is a Speedlite that has received positive reviews from budget photographers in Asia. Released in Jan. 2010, there is not much known about this flash and because it was around the same pricepoint as YN-560, people flocked to the Yongnuo flashes for their budget strobist needs. Well, in August 2011, the TT560 went from $60 to the $40-range and many who noticed the price drop, flocked to […]