Deconstructing a photo shoot with Thomas Ingersoll, Slik ambassador

Deconstructing a photo shoot with Thomas Ingersoll, Slik ambassador

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 t...
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I Hated Tripods. Now I Carry One Everywhere

I Hated Tripods. Now I Carry One Everywhere

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 of those things was a tripod.     I hated them. They were...
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Ultimate Photography Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Ultimate Photography Holiday Gift Guide 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 big, heavy and rarely ...
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Malibu InstaMeet w/ Tracy Lee

Malibu InstaMeet w/ Tracy Lee

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 …
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5 Great Tips to Shooting Fireworks

5 Great Tips to Shooting Fireworks

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 a spot and getting set up with the best possible view i...
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Top 5 Tips for Shooting the Milky Way

Top 5 Tips for Shooting the Milky Way

TIP 1: LOCATION & HOW TO FIND THE MILKY WAY The location is pretty easy to find, but more than 90% of the population can’t see the Milky Way. It's not because they’re naive, the sky is just not dark enough in most of our areas to see it. Light pollution is the night sky photographer’s worst enemy. The further you travel from a major city, t...
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