Third crash – Bye bye Drobo !

Third crash – Bye bye Drobo !

I use a 4-bay Drobo (2nd generation) to backup my iMac’s hard drive and to archive stuff which doesn’t need to be permanently on the computer anymore. The Drobo is marketed as an easy-to-use system which will protect you against data loss due to its...
Why I am not convinced of home-printing your images

Why I am not convinced of home-printing your images

I am not convinced of printing photos at home. I found it complicated, inaccurate, time-consuming and sometimes even frustrating. Keep in mind – that is my personal opinion, I am not ranting against a certain brand or product, I am just explaining why printing...
Why I chose a D610 over a D7100

Why I chose a D610 over a D7100

One might have derived from my last post that I am looking for a new camera. And that is totally true. Recently I bought a Nikon D610 as my secondary camera. The D610 replaces my D300s , so now I will have two full frame cameras in operation (D800 and D610). The...
Gear sale: D300s, MB-D10, Manfrotto 322RC2

Gear sale: D300s, MB-D10, Manfrotto 322RC2

I went through my gear to decide what could be released onto the second-hand market. I found three nice pieces of equipment which I would like to sell, so drop me a line if you are interested (I am shipping within Europe only). 1.) Nikon D300s body with two extra...
My experience with the battery charger / USB hub box

My experience with the battery charger / USB hub box

Three months ago I created a battery charging / data connection box (see the making of here). It is a wooden box into which all my battery chargers are placed, fastened with velcro. A seven port USB 3.0 hub connects to a bundle of data cables for mounting all sorts of...