iKan Explorer Backpack – Review

Music photographers know all about pit bags and non-pit bags. In fact, illuminoise. even touched on the topic a bit in our review of the Vanguard Quovio 41. Some bags are just too big for active pit use and illuminoise. came to the conclusion, as do many other music photographers, that backpacks are not approved for pit […]

Vanguard Quovio 41 – Review

I’ve used my fair share of standard photography shoulder bags. Bags from all sorts of companies that are known for their top notch relationships with photographers and videographers. More recently, Vanguard has found my gear in one of their bags, and although I enjoy my smaller, more accessible “pit bags” the Vanguard Quovio 41 has a real […]

ThinkTank Speed Racer v2.0 Review

If you’ve read any of the gear reviews on this site, or the old site nicksemradphotography.com, you’ve probably noticed we’ve reviewed a few pieces of ThinkTank photo gear. Well, that’s because we like them, a lot. ThinkTank isn’t just another photo bag company that churns out mediocre merchandise that compares to everything else. They produce top notch, […]

ThinkTank StreetWalker HardDrive Photo Backpack Review

Backpacks are usually not my first choice for carrying my gear around, and for good reason. There is really no fast way to access my camera and lenses. As a concert photographer I need my gear easily accessible in tight spaces at all times. There is no throwing down my backpack on the floor, unzipping, […]

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