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Fingerless Gloves

>> Tuesday, February 3, 2009

When I take pictures I like to have control over everything. I use my camera manually, meaning I focus the camera myself and I choose what F-Stop and shutter speed to use to get my desired effect. This can be hard to do when you’re outside and its 30 degrees. Gloves aren’t really an option when I’m trying to push buttons, it just doesn’t work. I was out taking pictures one cold morning and my hands were getting so numb I had a hard time pushing the buttons to change the settings on my camera.

That’s when I discovered fingerless gloves. Now I’ve seen them before, but I always wondered why anyone would want fingerless gloves. Then I had my A-ha moment. Fingerless gloves would be great for taking pictures on cold days. I did some searching on Etsy and found some great options. These are perfect for photos on a cold day.

Fingerless gloves in Burned Orange


marin February 3, 2009 at 1:36 PM  

i love fingerless gloves! great for a frigid office too :)

i have some in my shop:

Celtic Cat Photos February 3, 2009 at 2:52 PM  

I use a brand called Writies for cold weather photography. They are not as lovely as yours!

~~ Lisa of TinkerAndPo! February 4, 2009 at 8:49 AM  

I carry fingerless gloves also! Check them out!

HandiCrafts February 5, 2009 at 12:20 PM  

ahhh yes I keep trying to crochet a good pair for myself! Everytime I finish I want to start a new one though! :)

HandiCrafts February 6, 2009 at 6:51 AM  

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Beaky February 6, 2009 at 4:36 PM  

Great blog and thanks for featuring my fingerless gloves, a must when photographing. I keep meaning to make myself a pair.
Bonita x

C. Wade February 23, 2009 at 7:27 PM  

Granted, my fingerless gloves are not nearly this cute, but they are indispensable in really cold weather. If you can find any that have attached mitten flaps, then you're in business!

Matt Allen Photography February 24, 2009 at 5:01 AM  

I resorted to cutting the fingers off a pair of old work gloves when I went out shooting in the cold last month - these are MUCH better looking!

FAPORT International June 2, 2009 at 11:33 PM  

Really beautiful love all the gloves, very cute!

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