Our 5 Favorite Photo Gadgets & Gizmos: Cool Photography Clothing

COOPH Gray Chart Baseball Cap: COOPH is always finding new ways to make photography more fun and easy. To eliminate the need to carry a separate chart they created the Gray Chart Baseball Cap. Crafted from 100 percent durable cotton, this stylish ball cap features a gray chart (for light metering) on the underside of the visor and the design integrates sweatband channels to prevent moisture from getting into your eyes on hot days. The cap also features a design stitched into the fabric in a contrasting color.

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Stealth Gear Extreme Photographers Jacket2: Offering many of the features of the original Extreme Photographers Jacket the new Jacket2 was created by rugged outdoor photographers for photographers (both pros and amateurs). The Jacket2 is versatile and features many pockets including two expandable lens pockets (now floating pockets to allow backpack waist straps to go behind the pockets and have removable anti-shock padding), padding added to shoulders with anti-slip camera strap grips on both sides, two way zippers added for ventilation and crouching, detachable wired peak hood, detachable light shade hood and insect repellent mesh face net. The jacket2 comes with a large rear pocket, comfort mesh lining, under-arm vents and zipped side panels to allow easy movement. The outer shell is made from 100 percent polyester micro suede, DuPont Teflon treated to repel dirt, water and unwanted stains with TPU lamination in more than 8033mm waterproofing and breathability.

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Freehands Gloves: This unlined fleece glove was created for use in cool weather and features a full digital grip palm for grip, an elastic wrist cinch and a plastic hook to hold the pair together. With an improved flap design that overlaps to keep the cold air out when your fingertips are covered and reinforced flap edges to improve the durability of these rugged gloves. Magnets are used to hold the tips out of the way when folded back for use. The suggested retail price is $25.

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Wedding Photographer Vest by The Vest Guy: The Wedding Photographer Vest was created with over 21 years of experience, and can carry all of the photo gear a wedding photographer might need. Durable and breathable, it has 10 Pockets (12 if you choose the inside zipper pockets) and is available with two Camera Slings (one comes standard), which allow you to have two camera bodies by your side, ready for any situation. The vest can be customized, choose from more than a dozen solid fabric colors and six sizes, from small to 3XL. It comes standard with a Hydration Sleeve that fits most 2-3 Liter Hydration Systems. The Wedding Photographer Vest has a convenient carry handle, and comes with Velcro-brand closures front and back for your personal as well as business name or website. The two lower cargo pockets are 10x3.5x7 inches, and both contain zipper pockets inside and outside. Two additional zipper pockets located just above the large pockets are ideal for batteries, memory cards, cleaning cloths, etc., and the upper pocket is perfect for a cellphone. In addition, a tablet pocket can be found on the back of the vest. This vest is made in the USA and can be custom ordered and made to your specifications. The suggested retail price is $219.95.

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Zicac Men's Outdoor Multi-pocket Mesh Photography Vest: Featuring a detachable hood this vest is crafted from durable nylon and cotton fabrics with zipper closures and a breathable mesh lining. Comfortable to wear this multi-pocket vest is ideal for both photography and a wide variety of rugged outdoor sports. Sizes range from small to large and prices vary per size ordered. Color choices include black, green and red.

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