Fall Sports Are Already Here, Here’s The Best Gear

Fall is a fantastic time to photograph sports. With the season picking up and the weather (hopefully) cooling down, there’s plenty of excitement to shoot. Whether you’re a professional sports photographer, or trying to capture those unforgettable sports moments for your little ones, here’s the gear you can use to make sure you always Get … Read more

Micro Four Thirds Camera & Lens Pairing Guide

As we have seen recently, using micro four thirds cameras can yield some beautiful results. But knowing which lenses can be paired these handy little cameras can be tricky. That’s why we’ve created this useful infographic. Now, pairing your micro four thirds camera with a non-proprietary lens is easy. As you can see, using the … Read more

August Eclipse Photo Contest Winner: Jim Hartsing

For less than a few hours on Monday, August 21st, our pals across the United States witnessed a rare astronomical event—a total solar eclipse whose path cut clear across America. We asked our pals to submit their shots of this beautiful event and have their friends vote on the best image. While we received many … Read more

Wedding Photography Gear For Any Budget: Canon Edition

Wedding photography presents a unique challenge for any photographer. With a mix of indoor, outdoor, still life, and event photography, it can be difficult to choose the right combination of wedding gear. Follow our gear recommendations below to make your next wedding shoot a breeze. We’ve separated the gear by price point to make it … Read more

Quick Overview of The Canon 6D Mark II

Canon 6D Mark II

Canon recently introduced the 6D Mark II, boasting a list of new upgrades to its predecessor, the 6D. Some of the new features include a 26.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, 5 types of AF area selection modes, a touch screen similar to what is on the Canon 5D Mark IV, for easy selection of menu items … Read more

Precision Balance with The Vinten Vision 8 Tripod

Have you ever looked at the back of your tripod and noticed a knob on your fluid head? This is the variable balance knob, its main function is to precisely balance your camera or lens at all angles. In this video we use the Canon 5D Mark IV, with the Canon 600mm f4/L IS II … Read more

Customer Spotlight: Shawn Vela

Customer Spotlight Shawn Vela

Follow us as we take you through the incredible journeys of some of The LensPal’s most esteemed customers. In this first episode we had the pleasure of speaking to one of our long time Pals and Emmy award winning cinematographer, Shawn Vela or Vela Visual Films We sat down with Shawn and went over a … Read more

Automatic Fluid Panning: Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly, Parallax, & ElektraDRIVE

Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly, Kessler Parallax, Kessler ElektraDRIVE

Today, we’ll be going over the setup of the Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly from Kessler, the Kessler Parallax, and the Kessler ElektraDRIVE bundle. Please note, the pocket dolly can be used solo or in conjunction with the parallax and elektraDRIVE. Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly The slider comes with all-terrain outrigger feet, a flat mount … Read more