Food Photography Equipment

Gear for Food Photography

Beginning food photographers are often curious what other foodies are using for food photography equipment. I can admit scouring the internet in search of ‘the best tripod for shooting food’ or ‘what lens is best for food photography’. In my opinion, it isn’t the gear that creates your amazing image, it’s the foodie behind the […]

Got a New Camera, Now What?

NEW CAMERA | Now what? via Click it Up a Notch

Congratulations! You got your first DSLR. It is such an exciting feeling and also can be very overwhelming. So many buttons, it’s so big, and there is SO much to learn. I know I was overwhelmed when I got my camera because I wanted to take awesome pictures but I didn’t even know what to […]

Tamron 70-200mm 2.8 Review

Tamron 70-200mm f-2.8-2

When Tamron sent me the 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD I was over the moon. This lens has been on my list for years and it didn’t disappoint. I know my review won’t do this lens justice so do me a favor, head out this weekend and rent it. Play with it, fall in love […]

Lensbaby LM-10 Sweet Spot Lens Review


What is that quote about the best camera being the one that you have with you? For many of us that means our phones. Lucky for us, Lensbaby, the maker of my favorite line of creative effect lenses (like the Lensbaby Spark and the Composer Pro) has a lens for your mobile phone called the […]

Peek Inside My Camera Bag

35mm 1.4

This post contains affiliate links and codes. Thank you if you make a purchase and support Click it Up a Notch. Some of the products were given to me from the companies. Here’s a little behind the scenes look at my gear, why I chose it and what it produces. Camera bags I’m slightly obsessed […]