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It has arrived!

In Camera Bag, Standard by Patrick

Over the last few months I have written blog posts about the Nikon Z9, the release of the Nikon Z9 and my finally taking the plunge to order the Nikon Z9 to replace the more than capable Nikon D6.  This was not a decision that I arrived at lightly as you can read in the previous post, but the writing …

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Nikon Z9 in the bag

In Camera Bag by Patrick

After careful consideration and thoroughly reviewing the specs of the recently released Nikon Z9 flagship mirrorless, I have officially taken the plunge and ordered one.   I have done several posts on the Z9.  One prior to release “Nikon Z9” and the other on the release date itself “Nikon Z9 Released“.   In the latter I was on the fence about ordering …

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Gear Review: F-Stop Tilopa Backpack 50L

In Camera Bag, Gear Review by Patrick

Backpacks are something that photographers can collect a lot of. Always searching for the perfect one to carry or precious gear from point A to point B. I have a number of bags for various purposes depending on the assignment of adventure. The F-Stop Tilopa 50L Backpack is the newest addition. I needed a backpack that would carry two of …

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Questions rolling in F or FTZ

In Camera Bag by Patrick

With the advancement of mirrorless over the past few years, a great many photographers have been asking the question, should I go mirrorless completely or hybrid with DSLR given my current investment in F-mount lenses.  Great question!  One that I can only answer for myself at this point but do have t his to offer.  To those just getting into …

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Gear Review: Think Tank Sling Bag

In Camera Bag, Gear Review by Patrick

Recently I needed a different more comfortable way of carrying both my DSLR and Mirror-less systems for quick family trips. These are trips that I don’t require a lot of gear. In the past I have used the Think Tank City Walker 10. The bag has worked fine, but I never really like the front flap and the fact that …