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
Really Right Stuff Tripods
The newest addition to my gear is my new Tripod from Really Right StuffI can't say enough about the quality and reliability of this tripod.  Also, I LOVE that they're MADE IN THE USA.
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!