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Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Winter)

Roan-Mountain-20121228-5The final part (part 5) of a multi-part guide to technical outdoor clothing and clothing systems for photographing in the great outdoors! Make sure to read and refer toΒ Part 1, Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Summer). I’m going to go in to less detail on things already covered and part one also has a key for common abbreviations. Time for the cold snowy winter! (or just about)

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Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Summer)

This is late Spring gear on mildly cool and windy morning.
photo by Jon Fuller

This will be a 5 part guide to technical outdoor clothing and clothing systems for photographing in the great outdoors and maybe some theory behind them too. I generally wear Patagonia, but I will try and talk generally so this should apply to any good outdoor clothing but will also talk about Patagonia specifically because that’s what I know the best and tend to ware most.

Note: this is based on East Tennessee seasons, so adjust to your local climate/seasonal pattern. I did put temperatures with each season, but you’ll have to make the jump to the full story to see them. They made the titles too long otherwise. πŸ™‚

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Photography Equipment on the Cheap (but good) Part 2

Part 2 is here! Best bang for the buck Flashs and flash related gear! (again, this is kind of Canon-centric but some of it is cross brand too)

Canon Speedlite 550EX TTL (~$210 from ebay)
You get slave and master functionality (with other Canon flashes that support it) just like the $400 580EX/EXii model and the same flash power. You don’t get weather proofing, camera adjustable settings, better build quality (it’s got a plastic hot foot).

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