This October 10-13, Lonely Speck will be presenting and leading excursions at the Mammoth Photo Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California. The Mammoth Photo Festival is four days of photography excursions, talks, and classes from industry experts across multiple genres of photography including landscape, action sport, portraiture and astro. We want you to join us!
Tripods are one of those things that few photographers want to spend money on, me included. I’m certainly guilty of (regularly) trying to support a $3000+ camera and lens combo on a cheap, questionably capable, travel tripod. I think I’ve finally found a less questionable, much more capable affordable travel tripod.Continue reading “Leofoto LS-284C Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review”
We’ve gone through many different camera straps over the years. Like camera bags, straps are one of those things that, for some reason, have never quite perfectly fit our needs. We’ve searched high and low for the best strap solution over the last 6 years.
We’ve used the stock neck straps that came with our cameras, attempted to make our own camera straps, bought various third party straps, sling straps, leather straps and even ditched the neck straps altogether. Can the Peak Design Slide strap break through as the perfect camera strap?Continue reading “Peak Design Slide and Slide Lite Camera Strap Review”
This is Ian Norman’s live stream preview of the upcoming Luminar 3 RAW editor from Skylum Software. Ian gives a pre-release overview of Luminar 3, takes questions about astrophotography and talk about how Luminar 3 compares to Adobe Lightroom.Continue reading “Live Review: Astrophotography RAW Editing in Luminar 3”
Sony’s new a7III is arguably their most well-rounded camera so far. With a surprisingly high-end set of specifications for the price, it promises to be one of the best values in the full-frame mirrorless market. In this review, we test the a7III astrophotography performance at various dark sky locations around the world.Continue reading “Sony a7III Astrophotography Review”
We want to meet you! Want to spend a week in Spain with us, Ian Norman and Diana Southern, creators of Lonely Speck? We’ll be back as Masters for the amazing 7-day PhotoPills Camp 2019 from May 26 to June 2 in Menorca, Spain! We’ll eat amazing food, hike to beautiful locales, shoot epic landscape photos and stay up late shooting astrophotography together. Then we’ll do it again, day after day. Sound like fun?