Adventure Photography Camera Gear by Clik Elite

Light Packing for Summer Photo Shoots

With summer upon us, now is the time most people are traveling and wanting to take photos of the scenic places they are visiting. Lets face it camera gear can get heavy, and before you know it you have a camera body a tripod and 2 lenses because of that just in case scenario you’ll end up needing the 70-200 but you most likely will just keep shooting with the 50mm. So before you head out the door for your summer photo shoots in 90 degree weather with a 40 pound pack on your back we asked our Elite Immortals to give their tips on packing light for summer photo shoots. Here are... Read More

Globell Deutschland and Clik Elite has great showing at Photo + Adventure in Duisburg

Photo + Adventure Show in Duisburg was a great success. Clik Elite sales manager Carson Young attended the show with German Distributor Globell Deutschland. Held in Austria since 2004, this show attracted over 20,000 attendees in 2013. This year the event was held in Germany for the first time and we were privileged to be there. Carson Young said ” I feel the show was a just what Clik Elite needed in the European market, availability for our products has been limited in Europe for years, but now with Globell, the full line will be available and much easier to access. Photography has... Read More

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: Light, Location & Lenses

Where do I go to get the best shot of…? When do I go to get that shot? These questions have troubled travelers and photographers for years. Travel photography is more available and affordable than ever. Great travel photography boils down to three things: Light, Location and Lenses. In the following short paragraphs I will share with you the prime basics I have learned over the last 30 years of travel photography. Since the early 1980’s I have traveled to over 160 countries—yes, there are that many and still more to go!  Light. Without it GREAT photography is difficult—even with the... Read More

Why the Clik Elite Pro-Express was the perfect bag for this occasion.

I’m one of those people who will try to carry too many grocery sacks from the car to the kitchen table in order to save myself a trip. As a consequence, I’m also one of those people who drops the eggs a lot. Oddly enough, it’s usually only after I’m cleaning yolk off the garage floor that I realize I was acting stupidly. Saving the extra trip back to the car just seemed so. . . worth it, at the time. For some reason, there’s a drive inside of me that hates to leave something behind. I get eggs for $2 a dozen, so as wasteful and ridiculous as my little problem is, its never really... Read More

Clik Elite Camera Body and Lens Wraps

As a working photojournalist and adventure photographer, I cannot emphasize how imperative it is to have both the ability to protect my equipment while on the move, but for the gear I use to protect it to be ergonomic and adaptable to the type of work I do. This is to say that it must not be cumbersome and it must give me rapid access to my camera equipment when I need it because the difference sometimes for me between getting the shot and missing it, is being ready when it happens. Clik Elite Adventure Packs have been a staple in my work process and flow for years now and in the last year I... Read More

Elite Immortal Liam Doran packs light and heads outdoors.

Clik Elite Immortal Liam Doran took some time with out a deadline and grabbed some of his favorite gear the Contrejour 35, ProBody Sport and Camera Capsule and took off to have some fun shooting and blog writing.Here is a snippet of the write up from Sigma’s Blog….After a long winter of heavy shooting and endless travel on assignment I usually take a few weeks of late spring and early summer to spend time with family and friends and do a bit of casual photography.  When I don’t have to worry about deadlines, editors, athletes and assignments I leave the big pack filled with... Read More

The Art of the Adventure by: Bryce Thatcher

I have never been a half in, half out kind of person. In fact, whatever I do gets the focus of my entire soul and purpose of being. And, yet, I have dual sided interests that seem to reside as simultaneously needs.   I love engaging in adventures that are photo worthy, and I also love to be on the opposite side of the lens capturing those adventures in a creative way.   Only in this way am I able to have both a physical and an artistic experience. Call it a kind of installation art, designed to transform the perception of the space of the adventure and allowing it to be viewed... Read More

#midweekmuster show us what you’ve got!

You all know we love posting photos. We want to see yours. Welcome #midweekmuster Every week we will post a new #topic. Your mission if you choose to accept it…Post a photo on Instagram add the topic’s hashtag that we give you for the week. We will choose a random winner to win one of the following:     Tuesday Evenings we will post a photo on our Clik Elite Instagram with the hashtags #midweekmuster and the hashtag of that week’s topic. You have until Wednesday night (11:59 pm MST) – to post your photo via Instagram with the hashtags. Our weekly challenge... Read More

Five Simple Ways to Improve Your Digital Communication as a Photographer

Words of Wisdom from Clik Elite Immortal and Backcountry.com‘s Lead Photo Editor, Re Wikstrom   Let’s be honest… no one says, “I want to be a photographer so I can sit behind a desk and stare at my computer all day!” But alas, the photography industry has gone full digital with emails, FTPs, and personal websites flowing like water. Gone are the days of slide edits, with individually printed labels, tucked into print-file sleeves by a gloved hand, sandwiched between two pieces of cardboard, next to a delivery memo and a hand-crafted note, slipped into a large... Read More

From mountain peaks to Sand Dunes the Contrejour 40 gets around.

Emmy award winning producer, director, DP and cinematographer  and #eliteimmortal Steve Gibby talks about the Contrejour 40 in his latest filming  adventure in Southern Utah all in one weekend. “The Clik Elite Contrejour 40 backpacks turned out to be an excellent choice. They’re spacious, comfortable as you walk, and have the many compartments and features a mobile cinematographer, videographer, or still photographer is looking for. The interior dividers can be quickly re-arranged for whatever cameras and accessories you’re using on each production. Beyond that, they just look... Read More

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