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Deconstructing a photo shoot with Thomas Ingersoll, Slik ambassador

December 7, 2017

Professional photographer Thomas Ingersoll is an accomplished studio photographer and teacher.  He enjoys sharing his knowledge with other photographers and graciously agreed to share a peak behind the scenes of a recent photo campaign he shot.  In this article he covers everything from the technical details like camera settings and set up, to the artistic … Continue reading “Deconstructing a photo shoot with Thomas Ingersoll, Slik ambassador”

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In the news

How I went from hating tripods to using one

November 29, 2017

Each time I travel I try to pack just a little smarter and lighter than the time before.  And when you’re considering 1-2 extra bags filled with photo gear, drones, laptops, and specific weather proofing for my gear you have to be willing to leave things at home – and for a long time one … Continue reading “How I went from hating tripods to using one”

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In the news

Ultimate Photography Holiday Gift Guide 2017

November 9, 2017

Unique holiday gifts we love and use from inexpensive accessories to high-tech gadgets! We’ve got you covered with our selection of holiday gifts we love and use everyday! You’ll love and use them all year long!   SLIK MINI PRO V $29.95 Photographers are always asking themselves? “Should I bring a tripod with me.” They are … Continue reading “Ultimate Photography Holiday Gift Guide 2017”

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Adventure

Malibu InstaMeet w/ Tracy Lee

October 5, 2017

Come meet ambassador Tracy Lee Monday, Oct 9th! Slik tripods, Tokina lenses and Hoya filters will be on hand with products to use and goodies to give away. Park on the inland side of PCH as the parking lot closes at sunset. Itinerary: 5:00pm Meet El Matador Beach 6:12pm Sunset 7:00pm Meet for Milky Way … Continue reading “Malibu InstaMeet w/ Tracy Lee”

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Tutorials

Tips for Long Exposure Photographers: 5 Mistakes You Can Avoid When You Use the Right Equipment

August 5, 2017

Long exposure photography can be tranquil, serene and dreamy whether you’re shooting landscapes, waterfalls, astro or urban.  It can also be pretty tricky to capture those beautiful photos. Using the right equipment and techniques is essential to getting the shot you imagine. Here are the top 5 mistakes that can ruin a great shot… Shaky … Continue reading “Tips for Long Exposure Photographers: 5 Mistakes You Can Avoid When You Use the Right Equipment”

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In the news, Tutorials

5 Great Tips to Shooting Fireworks

June 24, 2017

With the Fourth of July just around the corner we want to give you some tips to help you capture the fireworks celebration in all its glory. Pick a location and get there early This is easily the most important tip. Independence day is a big deal in almost every town in America so finding … Continue reading “5 Great Tips to Shooting Fireworks”

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Adventure, Tutorials

You Need Three Tripods…Yep, Three

June 17, 2017

Owning one tripod is good. Owning two is great. Owning three is the sign you mean business when it comes to your photos.  Let’s face it, tripods are definitely the most overlooked and under appreciated piece of photography equipment you’ll own.  They aren’t sexy; they’re utilitarian, but when you need one, they are indispensable. Every … Continue reading “You Need Three Tripods…Yep, Three”

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Adventure, Tutorials

Top 5 Tips for Shooting the Milky Way

January 24, 2017

Top 5 Tips to make your Astrophoto’s AMAZING! Stan Moniz shares his tricks of the trade.

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Adventure, Tutorials

6 Great Tips for Vacation Photos

October 26, 2016

With the holiday/vacation season just around the corner, there’s no time like the present to gather some tips for vacation photos.  These tips will show you how to capture glorious travel photography fit for your wall – or a place of pride in your home. The best photos are better composed, better lit and simply … Continue reading “6 Great Tips for Vacation Photos”

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Adventure, In the news, Tutorials

Supporting the Lens: Hittin’ the Road with the SLIK LITE Series Travel Tripods

September 15, 2016

With the introduction of our new series of travel tripods we hit the road to test them in the elements. We headed north to beautiful June Lake Loop and Mammoth Lakes in California. On day one, we knew we needed to get our early and take advantage of the clear skies so we were up … Continue reading “Supporting the Lens: Hittin’ the Road with the SLIK LITE Series Travel Tripods”

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