Photography can be an expansive hobby as you will always look for the next lens or camera body you can afford. You might get to a point where the next purchase will cost an arm and a leg… So you save money for a while and wait. Meanwhile you might get your hands on a gadget or two that can improve your camera kit and satisfy you untill the next big purchase. I did some research and found 5 reasonably priced products you should definitely look into.
- Pulse by Alpine Labs. Pulse is a remote trigger for your DSLR or mirror less camera. It plug straight to the camera and allow you to wirelessly control your camera from your smartphone. You can take control over the settings of your camera to create time-lapse, HDR, long exposure, video or simply take a single photo. This slick looking gadget will be available during the summer 2016 at a price tag of $100.
- Gnarbox. The Gnarbox is waterproof, shockproof, dustpoof and ready for your adventure. Connect your smartphone via wifi to look, edit or share pictures. It hold up to 128 GB of full resolution footage and have a battery that last 4-6 hours. Just have to connect your camera or insert your card to transfer files to the box. This boomproof external hard drive will be available in September 2016 and you can pre order it for USD $250
- Genie Mini by Syrp. The Genie mini is an extremely easy-to-use device to create smooth panning motion time-lapse or real-time video. This motion control device connect to your smart phone giving you all the tools for easy control. It is compatible with a huge range of cameras and works with GoPro, mirror-less camera or DSLR. This compact unit is for sale for USD $250.
- Capture Pro Clip by Peak Design. The Capture Pro Clip is a pro-quality camera carrying clip. Rigidly carry any camera on any backpack strap, belt or bag. It can also be use as a tripod head itself. You wont break the back for this great clip as it only cost around $80.
- Memory Card Case by Pelican. This water resistant, shockproof, dustpoof little case can carry 8 SD Cards & 16 Mini SD Cards. It is compact and allow safe and easy storage for your memory cards. There is another model that can store 6 compact flash cards. These cases go for $30.