SOFTWARE - PLUG-INS -  APPS - CAMERA GEAR


Photoshop and Lightroom
Adobe Creative Cloud with Plans Starting at approximately $9.99/mo. Check Out Their Free Trial Here: Adobe.com Free Trial!
Topaz Photoshop Plug-Ins
Topaz Creative Software:  I have the entire set but you can purchase them separately for things like Sharpening, Noise and Black and White Conversion.  Check out Their Free Trial Here: Topazlabs.com
PhotoPills
PhotoPills has been a definite game changer for me in terms of planning i.e. Sunsets, Sunrise and Milkyway Shooting just to name a few.  The have Great YouTube Training Videos.  Check Them Out HerePhotoPills.com  Download from iTunes Here:  PhotoPills on iTunes

The Photographer's Ephemeris

TPE, another Major App I use daily for photo planning. One of the Best Features I love is Skyfire Sunset Predictor- This App shows you a map of how colorful a sunrise/sunset will be up to 2 days ahead of time Check out their Website Here:  Photoephemerus.com   Download the App from iTunes Here: TPE on iTunes

Think Tank Roller Bags
I love these bags so much I have 3 different sizes.  Made to ease the stress of traveling with expensive gear, they include a built in TSA lock so your equipment is safe even in your hotel room!  Find one that works for you here: Think Tank Gear
Manfrotto Tripods
Lowepro Camera Backpack
Nikon D500 Camera Body
I have always been exclusively a Nikon shooter and a few months ago I purchased the D500 for my trip to Iceland.  WOW!  I can't say enough about this camera, it has definitely taken my bird photography to a whole new level!