Jan 14, 2019 Product Reviews
I recently tried out the Rücken Camera Backpack from BAGSMART to see if it would live up to the promise of a universal combo camera bag & all-day backpack.The Rücken is endowed with style. It would look at home on the back of a plaid-clad hipster in the b…
Dec 31, 2018 Highlights
2018 was a year of great personal change and growth. I got married in June and have been travelling the world with my wonderful wife, Jacinta. That also means I’ve been able to step in front of the camera on a few more occasions this year. I hope this sel…
May 10, 2018 Highlights
2017 was a transitional year for Travel With Bender and my travel pace slowed down. But I was still able to capture a range of amazing scenes and moments from the United States, Australia, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, France, and Indonesia. Take a look through…
May 8, 2018 Product Reviews
I have truly given the Peak Design Everyday Backpack a thorough workout. It’s been on cross-continental flights, desert hikes, in crowded cities, on bustling buses, at the beach, and everywhere in between. Get all the info you need about this popular trav…
Dec 14, 2017 Product Reviews
I’ve tried a couple selfie sticks before, but I recently came across a new design which captured my attention. And immediately I thought to myself, “why hasn’t anyone created this before?”. The genius of the Spivo GoPro selfie stick is in its simplicity.
Oct 13, 2017 Travel Experts
One thing that consistently surprises me about social media, and the Internet in general, is its incredible ability to motivate me. Or, perhaps more accurately, keep that fire lit and the excitement level high for the next border crossing or big road trip…
May 31, 2017 Product Reviews
Have you ever seen an amazing travel photo and wished you could create something just like that? Learning complex image editing software is not for everyone - it takes considerable time and dedication. I didn’t believe artificial intelligence would be abl…
May 24, 2017 Product Reviews
This handy little clip-on smartphone lens has found a home in my photography arsenal. Find out if Pixter’s high quality lenses a good fit for you.
Feb 21, 2017 Highlights
Reflecting on 2016, I’ve waded through tens of thousands of travel photos to bring you my personal favourites. These cover the full range of travel photography subjects and disciplines: landscapes, street, food, history, attractions, people, nature, wildl…
Feb 8, 2017 Product Reviews
I take the new WASPcam action camera for a test drive and find out if it lives up to my high photography standards. Find out everything you need to know before buying this sturdy gadget.
Sep 16, 2016 Product Reviews
A wise person once said, "There are two kinds of people: those who backup their computers, and those who have never lost everything.” Prevent your own personal digital apocalypse before it happens with this handy software we put to the test.
Sep 14, 2016 Travel Tips
Ever thought how many thousands of dollars do you spend on a vacation? Now you can make those precious family memories last a lifetime with this handy travel photography service. Find out how our photos turned out.
Apr 23, 2016 Product Reviews
So whether you just want to dip your toe into photography, take your hobby the to the next level or pursue a career as a professional travel photographer, everything you need is now only one click away.
Mar 28, 2016 Travel Tips
Photography is not a cheap hobby. And when you mix travel into the equation its easy to be tempted to throw a lot of money into cameras and lenses so that you can perfectly capture your highly anticipated vacation. I’ll help you keep more money in your po…
Feb 3, 2016 Travel Tips
If you own a digital SLR camera and are getting comfortable with daylight shooting, then the next natural progression is capturing the night. Find inspiration from several beautiful examples of night photos, plus 10 simple-to-follow tips you can use today…
Jan 13, 2016 Highlights
2015 was an epic year for Travel With Bender. In a 365-day window we explored dozens of cities and experienced hundreds of unforgettable highlights. I undertook the mammoth task to whittle down over 36,000 photos to a mere 69. Hopefully it will give you a…
May 17, 2015 Product Reviews
I got my hands on a preview version of the highly anticipated LG G4 smartphone and put it to the test. The camera specifications looked impressive, but what was the end result really like?
Apr 28, 2015 Product Reviews
In photography and videography, lighting is everything. But since we live on the road it’s not practical for me to carry bulking lighting gear. So what could I do?
Apr 7, 2015 Product Reviews
I recently got my hands on a Vanguard Sedona 45 backpack and put it to the test around Melbourne, Australia. Find out if this camera bag is a good fit for you.
Mar 31, 2015 Travel Experts
For something a bit different, here are my favourite 10 photographers in 2015. I gain inspiration from numerous photographers and instagrammers, each with their own unique style and focus, but these are the best of the best. I hope you that you will find …