The Long Road: A Candid Interview With Ryan Nyquist

Long Nguyen

Catch a candid conversation with 4-time X Games gold medalist Ryan Nyquist. The 38-year-old has been riding BMX professionally since 1995, but a chance encounter in Puerto Rico got him on a mountain bike for the first time. After flying over the handlebars, Nyquist told himself, “Never am I ever going to do this again.”

But more than a decade later, he found himself competing in one of the most prestigious mountain bike competitions in...

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Two Photographers Whose Black and White Photos Inspire My Work

Custom SLR Contributor

Guest post by Andre Magarao, Custom SLR Pro Team

I usually see my jobs with photography as solving a problem. Most of the time someone comes to me with a situation they want to bring to life in a photo. I’ve been working for a few sporting goods brands for a while so most of the time my solution involves using artificial light to make sure...

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

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Guest post by Carlo Cruz, Custom SLR Pro Team

Coming from all the 5D series, the Mark IV is like seeing a familiar face. I received the camera on October 31 – updated the time, date and location, set up my custom functions and quick menu shortcuts, did a few test shots, installed the Canon app and messed with the wi-fi functions.

The next day I am shooting day 1 for a series of...

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Danny Irvine - Custom SLR Pro Team

Team Custom SLR

How did you get your start in photography?

I had my first taste of photography back in 2008. My daughter was only a a few weeks old and I decided to get a ‘real’ camera and learn how to take nice photos of my children. I purchased a bottom-of-the-range Canon DSLR and proceeded to take some very average photos.

It took a little while but I was surely caught by the bug and I started...

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New Year New Gear Giveaway!

Team Custom SLR

We're giving away 3 of these sweet Custom SLR hats EVERY DAY till Christmas! On top of that, from that pool of winners, 3 lucky folks will get a Starter, Mirrorless, or Pro Bundle in our New Year New Gear Giveaway! 

Custom SLR limited edition hat


Custom SLR Hats (3 winners every day till Christmas!)


Starter Bundle (Valued at $57.95)

Mirrorless Bundle ( Valued at $49.95)

Pro Bundle...

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