Gear Guide for Nature Lovers
This winter, the great outdoors is beckoning us like never before. The only thing better than finding yourself amid nature’s bounty is having some great gear to capture the moment, bring it home and share it with others. We have a few suggestions.
Camera Bags for Outdoors
Not all camera bags are created equal. Some brands cater specifically to outdoor photographers, using lightweight but rugged materials designed to withstand whatever Mother Nature has in store for you on your travels.
Backpacks for outdoors
Lowepro Pro Tactic BP 450 AW II - BlackLowepro's worldwide #1 selling professional camera bag has been updated with amplified adaptive interiors for better organization.
Shimoda Explore 40 Starter Kit - Blue NightsThe pack has been created to simplify your shooting experience while minimizing physical fatigue.
Peak Design Travel Backpack 45LMeets international carry-on size requirements, but expands to be a 45L gear-hauler making it unmatched for 1-bag travel.
Tenba Axis Tactical 32L BackpackTenba’s tactical Axis packs were inspired by the ultra-durable bags Tenba made for the military throughout their 40-year history.
What to Look for When Choosing a Camera BagThe type of camera bag you ultimately choose depends largely on the amount of gear you intend to carry and how you plan to use it. Make sure you have access to whatever you need, the moment you need it, and never miss a shot.
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Peak Design SlideLITE Camera Strap
Slide Lite packs the unrivaled versatility of Slide into a smaller package, perfectly suited for mirrorless & light DSLR cameras
BlackRapid Curve Breathe Camera StrapIncludes integrated underarm stabilizer, connector, connector cover, fastener hardware, and a polyester dust bag.
Peak Design Leash Camera StrapThe all-new Leash packs thoughtful functionality and endless adaptability into an ultra-portable package.
Matin Leather Camera Grip-20 with standThe Matin Black leather camera grip with a stand will fit most SLR & DSLR cameras as well as camcorders.
Great on-the-go support
Take a load off and give your camera an extra measure of stability with a sturdy tripod or monopod. There’s something to suit every style of shooting, from those who like to travel light to those with heavy-duty projects in the works.
Benro Adventure Series 3 Aluminum 4 Section Monopod MAD38A
Adventure is Benro's classic design tripod offering advanced features and controls for exploring every style of photography. High grade, adjustable flip locks guarantee quick and easy setup.
Benro Slim Travel Carbon Fibre Tripod Kit with N00 Head - FSL09CN00With a max height of 145cm the Benro SLIM travel kits are a practical solution for photographers that need to travel light and compact, but still require a full spec tripod.
Manfrotto Element Traveller Aluminum Tripod Kit Small Black 5-Section With Ball Head With ARCA-Style QRThe Manfrotto Element Traveller Small is an affordable, compact, sturdy aluminium alloy tripod kit that is also highly versatile.
Benro iFoto Series 1 Aluminum Tripod Kit with IB0 HeadThese iFoto kits feature a detachable leg, which combined with the centre column creates a monopod, making these limited edition tripods the perfect all in one travel combination!
What to Look for in a Tripod for PhotographyTripods come in handy at the best of times, but they're even more essential when shooting outdoors where you're bound to encounter uneven terrain, unpredictable weather and fast-moving wildlife.
Travel Tripods: Find the right one for your next adventureTravel tripods are typically smaller and lighter than their conventional counterparts, but that doesn’t make them any less sturdy – and you don’t have to sacrifice useful features either.
Benro iFoto 2 Carbon Fibre Tripod KitPerfect for the serious photographer looking for a travel size tripod with exceptional performance and the best possible price.
Peak Design Travel Tripod - CarbonIt’s built for life on the road: durable, 100% serviceable, and backed by the Peak Design lifetime guarantee.
Manfrotto Element Traveller Tripod KitThe twist lock mechanism enables photographers to get into the perfect position with smooth, rapid movements.
MeFoto Roadtrip S Aluminium Tripod
The reverse folding design allows it to be super compact for fitting inside cases or attaching to camera bags.
Shop for lenses
A camera is only as good as the lens attached to it, and having an ample collection at your disposal extends your shooting versatility like nothing else. Shopping for a new lens is where the fun begins.SHOP FOR LENSES
Sigma 150-600mm f/5.0-6.3 DG DN Sport Lens for E-MountThis portable and practical optic revolutionizes the way mirrorless users capture wildlife, motorsport and other fast-action subjects.
Canon RF 70-200mm f2.8L IS USMDesigned to complement the EOS R system, this impressive L-series lens offers a telephoto zoom focal length that helps you get closer to faraway subjects.
Sony SEL FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II E-Mount LensWith significantly evolved AF performance, the FE 70–200 mm F2.8 GM OSS II can deliver the full potential of today’s advanced still and movie camera bodies.
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6 E ED VR LensOn FX-format cameras, 500mm brings distant birds, wildlife, athletes, performers, landmarks and more into tight focus. DX-format cameras add an additional 1.5x zoom effect for an angle of view equivalent to a whopping 750mm!
Lens Filter Buying Guide – What They Are & Why You Should Use ThemYou own the perfect lens and create stunning images: is it possible to make those pictures even more wonderful? You might find the answer to this by using a filter.
Lens Buying Guide – Photography Style – Which Lens Should I Use?There are more types of photography styles than we could possibly list here, but we’ve compiled a shortlist of the most common types and include suggested lenses and accessories you might want to consider.
Lens Storage and Protection
Whether in storage or transportation, some of your lenses deserve a bit of extra protection – we’ve got the perfect solution for that, too.
Tenba Tools Soft Lens Pouch 5" x 3.5"Quick drawstring closure cinches over the front of the lens without bunching up.
Lowepro Lens Case 9cm x 13cmBuilt from tough nylon, this case offers you weather-resistance, portability and excellent protection for your valuable lens.
Manfrotto E-702 PL Rain CoverQuickly slip the cover over your camera and keep shooting in rain or dusty conditions.
Matin Neoprene Lens Pouch 10.5 X16cmMade of diving suit materials it is light, excellent in flexibility, and it is said to be a protective case with the function of impact absorption
Lens Filters for Great Photos!
A lens filter allows you to discard unwanted effects or add certain others right at the source. They’re also an affordable way to protect a lens and amplify your versatility as a photographer.
A clear protective filter shields your lens from moisture and rain, scratches and abrasions, as well as flying debris.
UV or Ultra-Violet Filters
Ideal for photography of expansive spaces like mountains and sweeping landscapes.
Neutral Density (ND) Filters
A popular filter for outdoor photography, these filters are neutral grey and reduce the amount of light passing through the lens.
Graduated filters are half clear and half coloured allowing you to position the filter so that only a part of your image is affected.
Shimoda SD Card WalletThe wallet carries up to 15 memory cards in clear TPU sleeves. The TPU material helps grip the cards and keep them in place.
Tenba Tools Reload SD 9 Card WalletTenba's unique angled pockets make it easy to remove cards quickly.
Pelican 0915 SD/Mini-SD Card CaseKeep your SD cards safe and secure with the Pelican XD memory card storage and protector case.
Tenba Tools Reload Universal Card WalletCarries up to 9 SD cards (or Micro SD with an adapter), and it has a velcro loop to attach to a belt,
Leica Trinovid-HD 10x42Thanks to premium HD technology the robust and lightweight compact binoculars boast razor-sharp images and superior colour neutrality, and they are available with magnification factors of 8x and 10x.
Nikon 8x42 Monarch M5 Binocular (Black)Some of the most exciting moments happen in the magical light of dawn and dusk. MONARCH M5 8x42 binoculars are built for these moments with 8x magnification power and the widest view in the series.
Leica Monovid 8X20 Monocular w/ CaseIts close-up lens (included in the set) allows detail studies from a close distance of only 10-14 inches. In combination with its 8x magnification, this allows the user to view even the finest structures ("macro effect")
Nikon 8x42 Monarch M7 Binocular (Black)An incredible Nikon optical system with ED glass and multilayer lens and prism coatings produces outstanding low-light capabilities, lifelike colors and extreme resolution at any distance.
Capture the action
Say goodbye to bumpy, blurry handheld shots and capture the action with seamlessly stabilized smoothness every time. Pocketable portability means you can take them on all your adventures.
DJI OM5 - Sunset WhitePortable and palm-sized with a built-in extension rod, DJI OM 5 is a versatile companion that unlocks the full potential of your smartphone.
Zhiyun Smooth-X Smartphone Stabilizer Essential Combo GreyThe rotatable structure in palm size that allows you to toss in a backpack conveniently, an extendable grip made for exploring bigger vision, and a handy App - ZY Cami, for making videos rock everybody!
GoPro HERO10 BlackPowered by the revolutionary new GP2 processor, HERO10 Black shoots 5.3K video with double the frame rate, 23MP photos, enhanced low-light performance and game-changing HyperSmooth 4.0 video stabilization in all modes.
DJI RSC2 Gimbal Stabilizer (Ronin Series)At just 1.2 kg, this compact gimbal features a 1-inch OLED screen, Titan Stabilization, and handles tested payloads of up to 3 kg.
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