When it comes to camera straps, nothing beats a Black Rapid strap. If my camera’s in tow, my R-7 strap is attached. These straps are well constructed, designed for comfort and most importantly convenient to use. Simply put I feel naked without it… 😉
When it comes to professional watermarking Digimarc is simply number one. What makes Digimarc’s plug-in so cool is that it creates a digital fingerprint of your copyright data and embeds it into the image while remaining virtually unnoticeable. This plug-in works seamlessly into your work flow and if image theft is an issue then use Digimarc’s Professional plug-in to help track who’s using your image. You can save 30% on basic or pro subscriptions by using discount code batdorff during checkout.
Outdoor Photo Gear knows customer service. Whether I’m ordering a new Think Tank bag or simple bubble level, these folks take every purchase seriously. Easy ordering, fast delivery and solid customer service make Outdoor Photo Gear my number one pick when ordering gear.
I know the pain of losing files to failed hard drives. That’s why I’m a freak about my backups and look to only the best. I’ve been using Drobo for nearly four years and simply put they are the best. I sleep like a baby knowing these folks are protecting my data.
What I love about Artistic Photo Canvas is not only do they deliver a killer product that exceeded my expectation but their customer service is second to none. I never imaged my images would looks so great on a canvas. APC is simply the industry leader and rightly so!
I always recommend to my readers to rent a lens before making a big purchase or when comparing manufacturers. Borrowlenses has a great selection of equipment and most importantly at a good price. When I’m looking to rent a lens and need timely delivery with great customer support, I go to the best — Borrowlenses.com
I might be a little biased when it comes to books on photography, but nobody has a better selection of titles than Peachpit Press. You can learn from the masters such as David duChemin, Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, and you can even peruse a title or three by yours truly. Great books by great authors means a wonderful learning experience for photographers of all levels.
Silver Efex Pro is my number one choice for black and white software! And because the folks at Nik Software rock, you can save 15% on your next purchase by using the discount code JBATDORFF during checkout