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The Nemunas delta – Lithuania

Nov 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

After crossing Belarus and Lithuania and before flowing into the Baltic Sea, the Nemunas River forms an extensive delta characterised by a mosaic of wetlands, meadows and forests where numerous species of waterfowl and birds of prey breed. We were heading to the Nemunas Delta Regional Park for an exciting week full of floating hide photography.

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May we introduce to you: The Rise

Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

After we built several solutions for ‘big glass’ (the Boris and Bertik) we felt there was room for a smaller companion. A backpack for everyday use, with the convenience of a photo backpack. It is a smaller photo backpack but it will fit easily a 100-400mm or a fast 70-200 and a few smaller lenses […]

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The Suit – dressed to get wet

Dec 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

The drysuit for photographers One of the problems you encounter when using a floating hide is the use of waterproof clothing. The cheapest solution is a pair of waders with a high closure, but these always imply some risk of accidentally filling up. Because the water in the boots is trapped, you will tumble upside down, […]

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Why it is important to choose the right floating hide for wildlife photography

Dec 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Amar and Isabell Guillen Taking a picture from water’s level requires the use of a floating hide. The choice of this tool is essential for the realization of interesting and creative photos. For years, we used handcrafted floating hides. Recently, we discovered the company MrJan Gear which designs and manufactures floating hides that perfectly […]

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You can leave your mitts on

Apr 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some of the features of the MrJan Gear backpacks go quite unnoticed. Like the grips or the ‘handlebars’. We make them gigantic. Not just because bigger is better but because we like to pay attention to the extremes. A grip is needed to grab your bag and get a grip to it right away. Also […]

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