Category Archives: FStopLounge

Goodbye Neck Pain! A Case for the BlackRapid Double Breathe Camera Strap

This post is a small review of the BlackRapid Double Breathe Double Camera Strap that I’ve started using in 2018. This is my first ever double camera strap, so I can give my opinion only on it and cannot compare it to other popular double camera straps.

Back in 2014-2016 I was very passionate about the wine industry, I was taking a lot of wine-related photos: wine tasting events, wine bottles, winery tours, etc.

One thing lead to another and I was offered the opportunity to attend the major

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Goodbye Neck Pain! A Case for the BlackRapid Double Breathe Camera Strap

This post is a small review of the BlackRapid Double Breathe Double Camera Strap that I’ve started using in 2018. This is my first ever double camera strap, so I can give my opinion only on it and cannot compare it to other popular double camera straps.

Back in 2014-2016 I was very passionate about the wine industry, I was taking a lot of wine-related photos: wine tasting events, wine bottles, winery tours, etc.

One thing lead to another and I was offered the opportunity to attend the major

read more

Top Patreon Photography Creators & Earners in 2018

It has been over 5 years since Patreon launched, so I wanted to take a look at how fellow photographers are doing on this platform.

But first, here are the official numbers provided by Patreon:

Patreon in Numbers

  • 2 Million Monthly Active Patrons
  • 100,000 Monthly Active Creators
  • $300 Million creator earnings in 2018 alone (projected)
  • $12 Average patronage per patron
  • 2X: Creators are doubling their income annually

Top Patreon Earners in the Photography Category

Currently there are over 1,200 Patreon creators registered in the Photography category, so there’s plenty of competition.

However it didn’t take long to discover that a great deal of “creators” in this category are just women posting private photos of themselves.

Another interesting

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Top Patreon Photography Creators & Earners in 2018

It has been over 5 years since Patreon launched, so I wanted to take a look at how fellow photographers are doing on this platform.

But first, here are the official numbers provided by Patreon:

Patreon in Numbers

  • 2 Million Monthly Active Patrons
  • 100,000 Monthly Active Creators
  • $300 Million creator earnings in 2018 alone (projected)
  • $12 Average patronage per patron
  • 2X: Creators are doubling their income annually

Top Patreon Earners in the Photography Category

Currently there are over 1,200 Patreon creators registered in the Photography category, so there’s plenty of competition.

However it didn’t take long to discover that a great deal of “creators” in this category are just women posting private photos of themselves.

Another interesting

read more

Top Patreon Photography Creators & Earners in 2018

It has been over 5 years since Patreon launched, so I wanted to take a look at how fellow photographers are doing on this platform.

But first, here are the official numbers provided by Patreon:

Patreon in Numbers

  • 2 Million Monthly Active Patrons
  • 100,000 Monthly Active Creators
  • $300 Million creator earnings in 2018 alone (projected)
  • $12 Average patronage per patron
  • 2X: Creators are doubling their income annually

Top Patreon Earners in the Photography Category

Currently there are over 1,200 Patreon creators registered in the Photography category, so there’s plenty of competition.

However it didn’t take long to discover that a great deal of “creators” in this category are just women posting private photos of themselves.

Another interesting

read more

Traveling with Just One Camera

A journey can be an exciting adventure and as photographers we want to prepare the best we can, to capture all the exciting moments. Often times, photographers doubt that the gear that they usually use might not be enough and plan on buying new cameras. In my opinion, buying new gear specifically for a travel does more harm than good.

I traveled recently through Southeast Asia only with a FujiX100F

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