Review: Novoflex MagicBall 50 tripod head

Review: Novoflex MagicBall 50 tripod head

A multitude of heads for tripods is available on the market. There are three-axis heads, ball heads, geared heads to name only a few. I have gone through different tripod heads in my photographic life and today I want to share some thoughts on the Novoflex MagicBall....
Putting your gear on display

Putting your gear on display

There are many different philosophies and solutions when it comes to storing one’s camera gear. Since the hunter-gatherer blood runs strongly in my veins I amassed quite a collection of gear over the years. After some interim solutions with shelfes and boxes I...
Less is more: Sifting through your gear

Less is more: Sifting through your gear

Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve I took some time to look at my gear and re-arrange my photo shelf. As I went through the lenses, flashes and other items I came to realize that some items were just collecting dust. I have the unpleasant habit of hastily...
Battling an annoying cliché

Battling an annoying cliché

This week I had one of those classic experiences which almost every photographer had in his career. At my workplace they were looking for somebody to take pictures of an event. I was asked to do it, and the conversation went like this: Co-worker: “Say, could you take...
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...
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