Gear:30 – Think Tank Photo Mirrorless Mover 30i

May 21st, 2013 by Clay Cook

Tonight on Gear:30! The Think Tank Photo Mirrorless Mover 30i. Scaled to fit today’s compact, mirrorless cameras. Mirrorless Movers offer top quality materials and craftsmanship that Think Tank is known for, such as metal hardware instead of plastic. It also features a cool magnetic enclosure for quick, silent access.



Here on Gear Thirty, we have the Mirrorless Mover 30i from Think Tank. It is designed for those mirrorless cameras that are small and compact, yet it is perfect for those even smaller DSLR’s. The fliptop lid comes with a magnetic enclosure system that provides quick access to your gear. Think Tank has intentionally used high quality materials and components that are found on their camera bags as well. It’s only what you’d expect from Think Tank Photo. The Mirrorless Mover 30i can be found at

Gear:30 – Think Tank Photo Logistics Manager

May 20th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Tonight on Gear:30! The Logistics Manager from Think Tank Photo is back! This beast of a case is often referred to a “rolling studio” designed to transport large amounts of camera gear lighting equipment or anything else crucial for an assignment with ease.



Today in Gear 30, we’re excited to reintroduce the Think Tank Logistics Manager 30. After being off the market for about roughly a year, it’s back and to be frankly honest with you, it’s a beast of a bag. The Logistics Manager 30 is a rolling gear bag that is designed to carry a ton of gear. It’s sometimes referred to as a rolling studio due to the amount of gear one can carry with them. For example, you can carry your video rigs, your lighting equipment, your camera gear and much more. The interior of the bag is completely customizable and you can get one of these bags at

Lightroom Workflow Video Tutorial – Trees at Cades Cove

May 20th, 2013 by Robert Rodriguez Jr.

Lone Tree at Cades

I’m in Moab, Utah getting ready to teach the Spring in Arches workshop which starts on Sunday. However, not wanting to forget all of you who couldn’t make the workshop :) , I did manage to record another Lightroom video tutorial before I left.

Gear:30 – Sirui P-326 Carbon Fiber Monopod

May 17th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Today on Gear:30! The $99 Sirui P-326 Carbon Fiber Monopod. Composed of 8x carbon fiber, the six-section P-326 weighs just 0.9 lbs and folds down to 15″, but supports loads up to 22 lbs! The best part? It’s only $99 bucks.



Today’s gear is the Sirui P326 Carbon Fiber Monopod. This lightweight carbon fiber monopod is a mobile and serious solution for video and still photography. The P326 weighs right under one pound and it folds down to 15 inches, but it can support up to 22 pounds. There’s a foam grip for comfort operation and a durable silicon twist locks that enable quick leg state extension. Comes with its wrist strap, carabiner, and a compass. The best part? This monopod is just $99. And you can get it at

Gear:30 – HyperDrive iUSBPort

May 16th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Gear:30 is back after a couple of days off! Tonight we have the iUSBPort from HyperDrive. Make ANY USB Storage Device Wireless! Share USB data with the iPad, iPhone, & the Cloud. Connect and share with up to 3 iDevices at the same time. Also, you can stream and share all files, including movies!



Today on Gear 30 is the iUSB port from Hyper Drive. This little device connects any USB storage device, including hard drives and flash drives, wirelessly to your iPhone, iPad or any Android, smartphone or tablet. You can instantly stream movies or transfer files without the need of an internet source, computer or subscription of any kind. The iUSB port simply creates it’s own WiFi hot spot for file sharing over multiple devices. This rechargeable battery-powered device can be found in for under 100 bucks.

Old Color Footage Shows What London Looked Like Back in 1927

May 15th, 2013 by Michael Zhang

Want to see what London looked like back in the year 1927? Check out this beautiful color footage shot in various London locations by Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film.

Some Favorite Quotes on Creativity

May 14th, 2013 by Robert Rodriguez Jr.

Yuca and White

“My future starts when I wake up every morning…everyday I find something creative to do with my life.” – Miles Davis

Gear:30 – Westcott 40″ 5-In-1 Reflector

May 10th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Today on Gear:30; the Westcott 40″ 5-in-1 Reflector.  An essential tool for every portrait photographer.  Providing shadow-lightening detail in your subject, using available or studio lighting.



Today, we have the Westcott 40-inch 5-in-1 Reflector. This is an essential tool for all photographers. This reflector can increase specular highlights and diminish shadows for great portrait and product photography. The reflector contains a translucent white disc and a removable zippered slipcover which can be used in gold, silver, white and black. Grab a Westcott 40-inch 5-in-1 reflector at Outdoor Photo Gear for just 40 bucks.

Derby On, Sunday Off – Tales from the Red Carpet and More

May 10th, 2013 by Clay Cook

I’m Clay Cook and I’m director of marketing and social media for Outdoor Photo Gear, I’m also a professional photographer. The Kentucky Derby is a huge event that brings people from all over the world to our “big little” city of Louisville, KY. Not many people “get it” or understand the hullabaloo that is the Derby. But, maybe you’ll understand after reading this. It’s a long read, but a honest, personal account of my past month and all of its glory…

Gear:30 – The Walkstool

May 9th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Gear:30 today; The Walkstool. The Walkstool is perfect for low angle photography or for photo blinds. It can collapse for travel, and the legs are detachable for cleaning.


Hi, on Gear 30 today, it’s the Walk Stool. The Walk Stool is light, compact, and extremely comfortable. The telescopic legs give you two seating positions and the leg tips resist, so you can get in mud or sand. These leg sections can be disassembled for cleaning and collapse for dense travel. The Walk Stool can withstand weight over 440 pounds, and it’s available for only $75 at