This past Monday I decided to reignite my creative side by making my own camera wrist strap out of paracord. I’ve been in the market for a wrist strap for a couple months now but knew that it was not necessary when I still have my neck strap. I like to watch random camera accessories on youtube and found a couple DIY camera straps that I definitely knew I could try out on my days off. It turned out to be easy and really affordable! If you are interested in making one, I followed this video. Continue reading
With a 30mm focal length (60mm equivalent on a full frame) this lens can double as an everyday and macro lens.
For a lens that retails for $300, I was disappointed at the content and packaging. The lens came inside a simple box with a couple warranty and manuals. Then there was the lens enclosed in cardboard with the front and rear lens cap and that was it. It would have been nice if Olympus included either a lens hood or drawstring bag along with the lens. Luckily, I was able to get it for less than $100 during black Friday so I didn’t mind it as much, but I would definitely not pay $300 for it. Continue reading
Continuing from part 1 here are some accessories that can help improve your trip. I will range them based on my priorities, but these recommendations will range from person to person.
- Portable battery charger (Necessary) – A must have when you’re traveling! My recommendation is the Anker PowerCore 10000. It has a big capacity for me to charge my Note 5 at least 2.5 times, which is more than plenty for the entire day. It’s also light and compact size. The only issue with getting power banks that can hold a lot is the recharging time, which can sometimes take up to 6 hours to fully recharge.