Flip Video parent company Cisco announced it will close the Flip division as part of a larger restructuring of its consumer brands. Cisco acquired Flip maker Pure Digital Technology in 2009 for $590 million in stock, making it a supremely expensive adventure for the networking giant. So what does this mean for consumers?
GoPro’s funky yet rugged high-definition video cameras, long the favorite of adventurous amateur videographers, is becoming quite popular with professional filmmakers, too. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the equipment manager for shows such as “Deadliest Catch” and “Ice Road Truckers” bought 200 GoPros last year, and 75 already this year. See larger [...]
Please check out our updated Travel Photography Guide for hints on buying the right gear, using it effectively, and editing and sharing your pictures after the trip.
Those who have read TTR’s Travel Photography Guide know that selecting the right camera is the first step in getting the most out of documenting your adventures, and we believe the Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens deserves a spot in your bag. It is easy [...]
One of the challenges travelers face is balancing the joy of the journey with the desire to capture the moments. Part of the experience of travel is deciding what camera fits the situation, when to use it, and how to take great pictures. For many travelers these acts are part of the journey, but for [...]
Before digging into the eminently useful Lowepro Fastpack 200 backpack, it’s important to note how TTR categorizes travel bags. There are bags for getting to one’s destination, bags for using at the destination, and activity-specific bags. The Fastpack 200 falls into the middle category, what some might call a daypack, but is more capable. In [...]