Despite its many years of successful use by outdoor and wildlife photographers, the beanbag is a highly under-rated stabilization tool. Gura Gear aims to change that opinion with its new Sabi Sack. The Sabi is a compact stable support system designed by photographers simply trying to hold still while they shoot. The clever double-pillow design lets you adapt to multiple shooting situations without the bulk of traditional beanbags. When you’re shooting from the car, rocks, tree stumps, or even simply on the ground, the Sabi can hold your gear steady even when tripod use is not possible or advisable.
The two sizes of the Sabi are made in the USA of heavy-duty PU-coated Cordura fabrics and reinforced with double stitching. Its construction features a concealed zipper with a leak-stop tab to keep the fill where it belongs, in the bag.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›