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Meta Reviews Her Best Sony Alpha Camera Settings and Camera Accessories

Meta Shoots With Vintage Minolta AF Lenses

For Sony Alpha Photography, Meta uses Think Tank Digital Holster Bags, MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bags and Slik Pro Tripods and Monopods.

Meta shoots with Sony a77 II Cameras and Vintage Minolta AF Lenses.

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Ad • MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bag 10


Meta is a big fan of Think Tank Photo Bags. For Shorter Photography Assignments, where a Small Tripod is required, Meta carries this MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bag, which is designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals.

Features Weatherproof Zippers and Materials, Easy Rotation for Rapid Access, Tripod or Jacket Carry with a Dedicated iPhone,10” iPad or MacBook Pocket. Tripod Clips for Small Tripod. Avaliable in 10” and 13” Sizes.

Meta carries the following Sony Alpha Camera Accessories in her MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bag:

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Sony a77 II Camera
Manfrotto BeFree Tripod
Urth ND Filter
Urth CPL Filter
Spare Sony Alpha Camera Battery
Spare SD Card
Magicfiber Cleaning Cloth
Zeiss Lens Cleaning Wipes
Sony Remote Control
Spare 2032 Energizer Lithium Battery
Red LED Flashlight
Red LED Micro Light
Aleve Caplets
Emergency Rain Poncho
Disposable Shower Cap



Meta Reviews Her Best SD Cards


Ad • SanDisk Extreme PRO 1TB SD Card

Meta uses a SanDisk Extreme PRO 1TB SD Card in her Sony a77 II Cameras. Shot speeds up to 90MB/s, transfer speeds up to 170MB/s. Built for and tested in harsh conditions: Temperature-proof, waterproof, shock-proof, and X-ray-proof. Operating temperature -13 F to 185 F (-25 C to 85 C).



Meta Reviews Her Best Camera Bags and Harnesses


Ad • Cotton Carrier Systems

For Longer Hikes in the Woods, Meta wears her Cotton Carrier G3 Camera Harness System. Features a Patented Twist and Lock Mount for security and stability. Spreads the load across body to alleviate weight across neck and shoulders. Ideal for use with two DSLR, Mirrorless or Compact System Cameras. Lens hold-down strap keeps camera and lens flat against your body for ease of movement.



Ad • MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bag 10

For Photography Assignments, where a Small Tripod or Monopod is required, Meta carries this MindShift Gear Photo Cross Bag 10, which is designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals. Features Weatherproof Zippers and Materials, Easy Rotation for Rapid Access, Tripod or Jacket Carry with a Dedicated iPhone,10” iPad or MacBook Pocket. Tripod Clips for Small Tripod or Monopod.



Ad • Think Tank Photo Digital Holster 20

Fits standard DSLR (Sony a77 II), 24–70 ƒ/2.8 (hood in shooting position), 70–200 ƒ/2.8 (hood reversed). “Pop Down” increases bag height for a lens hood or a telephoto lens. Shoulder bag attaches to all Think Tank belts and bags with Modular Rails. Side attachment rail to connect small Modular or Skin component to holster.



Ad • Think Tank Photo Digital Holster 30

Fits standard DSLR (Sony a77 II), 70–200 ƒ/2.8. “Pop Down” increases bag height for a lens hood or a telephoto lens. Shoulder bag attaches to all Think Tank belts and bags with Modular Rails. Side attachment rail to connect small Modular or Skin component to holster.



Ad • Think Tank Photo Digital Holster 50

Fits gripped DSLR (Sony a77 II) with 70–200 ƒ/2.8 attached, lens hood reversed, holster popped-down. “Pop Down” increases bag height for a lens hood or a telephoto lens. Shoulder bag attaches to all Think Tank belts and bags with Modular Rails. Side attachment rail to connect small Modular or Skin component to holster.



Meta Reviews Her Best Tripods and Monopods


Ad • Slik Pro 700DX

Meta often says, “There are two types of tripods; The ones that are easy to carry, and the ones that work.” Meta has had this Heavy Duty Tripod for over 10 years. It is super solid and has never let her down. Constructed of Super Alloy A.M.T. Titanium Legs. Load Capacity of 19.8 lb. Maximum Height of 6.23’. 3-Position Leg Angle Adjustment.



Ad • Slik Pro DX Short

For Low Level Macro Photography, Meta uses her Slik Pro DX Short Tripod. Made of AMT Alloy, it has a capacity of 15.4 lbs. It has Lever Type Leg Locks Locks like the Slik Pro 700DX.



Ad • Slik Heavy Duty Monopod

This 4 leg section design folds down to a very compact 21” but when fully extended the monopod is 63” tall before adding a ball head. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ration than standard aluminum. Can be used with heavy professional SLR cameras and long telephoto lenses. Great for Macro Photography.



Meta Reviews Her Best Camera Filters


Ad • Urth ND Filter

ND Filters reduce the light intensity when shooting video at 1/60th Shutter Speed. Variable ND Filter cuts the light from 1 stop to 5 stops. 20 Layer nano coated German SCHOTT glass! Meta uses ND Filters for Slow Shutter Photography, such as Waterfall Photography and Slow Shutter Cinematography.



Ad • Urth CPL Filter

CPL Filters reduce the light intensity. Rotate to adjust polarization for stronger contrast, better color saturation for more vibrant images. 20 Layer nano coated German SCHOTT glass! Meta uses CPL Filters for Protection on all of her Sony Lenses and Minolta AF Lenses in place of UV Filters.



Ad • Urth Neutral Night Filter

This Special Neutral Night Filter to reduce Light Pollution in the Night Sky. This Filter increases fall colors, adds better white balance and more details. 20 Layer nano coated German SCHOTT glass! Meta uses Neutral Night Filters for Night Photography, Astrophotography and Fall Landscape Photography.



Meta Reviews Her Best Night Photography Accessories


Ad • Red LED Headlamp

For Hands Free iPhone Night Photography, Meta wears a Red LED Headlight for safety and to preserve her night vision. Red light allows you to see in the dark with minimal eye adjustment for ambient conditions. This Red LED Headlight is zoomable and features three different red light modes, Hi, Low and Flash. Runs on three AAA Energizer Lithium Batteries or one 18650 Rechargeable Battery.



Ad • Red LED Flashlight

For iPhone Night Photography, Meta carries a Red LED Flashlight to preserve her night vision. Red light allows you to see in the dark with minimal eye adjustment for ambient conditions. This flashlight is zoomable and features one on red light mode. Runs on one AA Energizer Lithium Battery or one 14500 3.6V Rechargeable Battery.



Ad • Red LED Micro Light

For iPhone Night Photography, Meta carries a Red LED Micro Light to preserve her night vision. Red light allows you to see in the dark with minimal eye adjustment for ambient conditions. This Tiny Clip On Flashlight uses one CR2032 Lithium Battery.



Meta Reviews Her Best Remote Control Batteries


Ad • CR2016 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries

CR2016 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries are often used for Remote Controls. Meta uses the CR2016 Batteries in her IOS Remote Controls for her iPhones. These batteries are often sold in singles, doubles and quads. Some devices use 2 x CR2016 3V Batteries in series to produce 6V. CR2016 = 2mm Diametar x 1.6mm thick. 10 Year Shelf Life.



Ad • CR2025 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries

CR2025 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries are often used for Remote Controls. Meta uses the CR2025 Batteries in her Toyota 4Runner Remote Control. These batteries are often sold in singles, doubles and quads. CR2025 = 2mm Diametar x 2.5mm thick. 10 Year Shelf Life.



Ad • CR2032 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries

CR2032 3V Energizer Lithium Batteries are often used for Remote Controls. Meta uses the CR2032 Batteries in her Sony Remote Controls and in her Red LED Micro Light. These batteries are often sold in singles, doubles and quads. CR2032 = 2mm Diametar x 3.2mm thick. 10 Year Shelf Life.



Meta Reviews Her Best Vehicle Photography Accessories


Ad • Red LED Interior Vehicle Lighting

For Sony Alpha Camera Night Photography, Meta outfitted her Toyota 4Runner with Red LED Interior Lights. Red LED Lights allow you to open your vehicle doors in the dark, and not affect other Night Photographers in the parking area. Meta installed Red LED Map Lights, Red LED Dome Lights, Red LED Rear Door Lights and Red LED Side Door Lights. White LED Lights were installed under the visors.



Meta Reviews Her Best Camera Cleaning Accessories


Ad • Zeiss Lens Cleaning Kit

Meta uses this practical belt bag made from quality material contains everything you need to care for your lens equipment, including Zeiss Brush, Zeiss Air Blower, Zeiss Liquid Lens Cleaner, Zeiss Cleaning wipes and Zeiss Microfiber cloth.



Ad • Zeiss Lens Cleaning Wipes

Easily removes fingerprints, grease and dirt. No streaks! Effective formula will not damage or scratch your iPhone. Voted best Phone Cleaning Kits in 2020. Individually wrapped to stay moist, and convenient for use at home or on the go. For use on all mobile electronics devices.



Ad • Magicfiber Cleaning Cloths

Made of Extremely high-quality tightly woven microfiber materials to absorb and remove dust, oil smudges, fingerprints, and dirt. Leaves no scratches, streaks, marks, or lint. Helps to properly clean glasses and extend your lens life. Specially designed sawtooth pattern fused edges prevent fraying. Safe for all delicate surfaces.



Ad • Disposable Shower Caps

Meta carries a few Disposable Shower Caps to cover her Sony Alpha Camera and Lens in case of rain. These Disposable Shower Caps can stretch to 20.5”, yet are very tiny to fit into your camera bags. Waterproof, oil-proof and dust-proof. Pack of 30 costs around $5. Highly Recommended by Meta!






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