Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Getting Off the Gear Replacement Merry-Go-Round

The fall is one of those times of year when camera and lens manufacturers tend to launch a spate of new products. Accompanying those releases are the inevitable reviews and a plethora of commentary (both pro and con) by pundits and readers alike on photographic web sites. Amidst all of this din and distraction it is often difficult to assess whether to buy new gear or not. Getting off the gear replacement merry-go-round can be much more difficult than it first appears. Continue reading Getting Off the Gear Replacement Merry-Go-Round

Ruggard Navigator 65 Camera Bag

It seems as photographers we always come up with a specific need that calls for yet another new camera bag. I’ve been doing a number of photography tours lately, with more planned in the future. This has caused me to add another bag to my kit. I needed a bag that could handle the typical camera gear I take when I travel as well as accommodate a 13″ notebook computer. After doing a bit of research I decided on the Ruggard Navigator 65 Camera Bag. Continue reading Ruggard Navigator 65 Camera Bag

Ruggard Memory Card Case for 12 SD Cards

While some of my camera bags have some small pockets in which to store memory cards these often are not large enough for my needs. When going on a more extensive photography-related trip or assignment I find I need more protective storage. I recently began using a Ruggard Memory Card Case which holds either 12 SD cards, or 12 micro-SD cards in their adapters. Continue reading Ruggard Memory Card Case for 12 SD Cards