The Best MOO Business Cards for Photographers


Around the photo industry photographers and creatives have often turned to MOO for their business cards. It started years ago when some photographers got those little miniature half-sized cards, then the square cards, then a whole variety of them. Often, they’re a point of conversation amongst photographers, creatives, and anyone that you give your card out to for the reasons that you’re not giving them just any business card but typically one that you’ve thought about and carefully designed yourself.

We checked out some of their wares and found some of the best business cards specifically for photographers. Of course, there is always that NFC device card. But here are some of the better more traditional paper cards.

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Essentials: The Traveling Outdoor Landscape Photographer


Essentials is a series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could surely be substituted, but these are what we personally recommend at the moment. These aren’t sponsored at all; if they were we wouldn’t have any trouble saying it.

Now is as great a time as any for us to bring back this long dormant series on the Phoblographer. In our Essentials series, we put together special kits for photographers to use in specific situations. You’ll find that lots of these are appealing for one reason to another.

If you’re a traveling landscape photographer always in the great outdoors, you typically need something lightweight with solid image quality that is very reliable. Sure, some folks may love their DSLRs, but once you go mirrorless it’s just so tough to go back. With that said, here are some items that we really digg right now.

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Review: Sigma SD Quattro Mirrorless Camera


Sigma has always made some very interesting cameras that in many ways felt like they shot themselves in the foot, and something like the Sigma sD Quattro I believed to really fix a lot of the problems of previous cameras. To start, the camera offers two models: an APS-C model and one that moves away from APS-C sensors and went to APS-H–a dead standard that Canon used to include with some of their 1D series cameras. The sensor has a 1.3x crop factor and so is larger than typical APS-C sensors. It still uses a Foveon sensor, which in the hands of a skilled editor can produce some absolutely flawless results.

And unfortunately, the autofocus is still stuck in the early 2000s.

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Review: Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome (Black and White)


While Fujifilm Instax enjoys quite a bit of popularity with the crowd of young photographers that enjoy the instant, lo-fi analog feel, there are a number of us that have really wanted to use the film for a higher end look. The first move towards that was cameras that have a bit more manual control over the exposure–while the next was Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome. The new black and white film is an ISO 800 normal contrast film that can be tough to work with at times, but when you get it right, it really shines.

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7 Low Profile Camera Bags You Wouldn’t Think Were Camera Bags

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One of the best things that a camera bag can do for any photographer that travels often is not look like a camera bag. It has to be low profile, adaptable, accommodating, comfortable, and practical. Sometimes, you want it to look stylish while at other times you don’t necessarily care. Every photographer also wants something different from everyone else in the crowd.

We’ve gone through our database of camera bag reviews and found a new one you’ll really like and that no one will believe is a camera bag.

Disclaimer: sometimes the best thing to do is to just not use a camera bag. But camera bags provide nice features like shoulder pads and better durability because they need to carry heavy gear.

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