I’ve been a professional commercial photographer for over a decade now, but I started out as a portrait photographer. I used to post a request on facebook or twitter to find some one who was willing to pose for me, so I could sharpen my skills. I made no restrictions…


What camera gear to bring on a short or long trip.

There was a time when I spend my holidays stooped under a gigantic backpack full of camera equipment. Every piece of gear I owned was in the bag and I was ready for every kind of photographic event… After…


All you need on a short trip: my favourite camera, communication and edit tool, backup power: both in electricity and storage!

Not long ago I wrote an article on how I run my backups: The Never ending Back Up story. While I was writing that article I was in great expectation for my GNARBOX 2.0 SSD.

GNARBOX 2.0 SSD is a rugged backup device for pro content creators who need the…


It wasn’t that long ago when I called the ambulance in the middle of the night to get me to the hospital. I had aches from my heart straight to my left arm for several days. You don’t have to be a doctor to know that it is a prequel…


Everybody who runs a business as a part- or full time professional photographer knows this: back ups are live savers.
PC and hard drive crashes, SD card failures, stolen material, … We all have experienced or know someone who has been in that situation. Most people think that the back…


“The times they are a changing” – Thank you Bob Dylan… it wasn’t just your time it’s any time. Our lives are evolving massively due to technology and innovation. There is also a lot of focus on the negative impact of electronic devices on our lives. And I agree on…


I’m very bad at managing paper. Everything that is printed used to end up on a pile on my desk and over time the same thing happened to that pile as what happens to socks: they disappear inexplicable and never show up again. And when do show up it’s too…


A practical insight on how we are organised while travelling Europe.
Travel Journals on www.nikocaignie.be/travel

Travelling with everything in and on your car. Camping in free nature all by ourself self-sufficient and independent of all needs is one of my lifelong dreams. …


A visual memory of 15 years of personal snapshots.
How to actually enjoy all those snapshots on a daily basis.


Zoals waarschijnlijk elke fotograaf krijg ik dagelijks, wekelijks, … vragen van vrienden, onbekenden, familie, klanten over welke camera ze moeten kopen. En of ik iets kan aanraden. Dat is meestal het begin van een uitgebreid spervuur aan vragen van mijn kant om te achterhalen wat de eigenlijke bedoeling is van…

Niko Caignie

♥ Liene — Ellis — Liv ✤ Photographer & Director ✩ Outdoor & Nature enthousiast.☞ www.nikocaignie.be 🇧🇪

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