Behind the Scenes - Photographer Dustin Snipes at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna

Team Custom SLR

We'll take you inside the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna, where award-winning sports photographer Dustin Snipes was commissioned for a unique shoot with prized horses and volleyball players. Get the behind-the-scenes details below!

Spanish Riding School Horses and Beach Volleyball Players

Photo credit: Dustin Snipes/Red Bull Content Pool


How did this project come about? What was the inspiration? 

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship is being hosted in Vienna this year,...

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BACK IN STOCK - F-Stop Camera Bags + Custom SLR Bundles

Team Custom SLR

We're huge fans of F-Stop camera bags, so when our friends at F-Stop let us know that they've got all their best bags in stock for the first time in a long time, we had to let you know!

Currently in stock are bestsellers such as the Tilopa and Large Pro ICU, so be sure to grab them before they're gone.

If you place an order now,...

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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

Custom SLR Contributor

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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