Staff Writer on November 23rd, 2011

Modern camera equipment is so good that almost anyone can take good pictures and someone who knows what they are doing can take outstanding pictures with relative ease. If anything is wrong it can simply be put right by software that is getting more sophisticated by the week. So where does the keen photographer go from here? It seems […]

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Staff Writer on April 26th, 2011

For quite a while now, I have been looking for something to make macro photography easier and felt that it shouldn’t be too long before the camera manufacturers take the screen off the camera and allow us to view it anywhere wirelessly. Well, it has happened but it isn’t one of the camera manufacturers, it is a Company called Hahnel […]

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Staff Writer on October 1st, 2010

The whole idea behind an SLR camera is that you can change lenses to suit what you are shooting and the conditions that you are trying to deal with. But as soon as you do this on a regular basis with a Digital SLR, the problems start. However careful you are, specks of dust find their way […]

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Staff Writer on April 1st, 2010

There are many things in life where it seems impossible to select the best solution to a problem first time round, no matter how much time and trouble you take over it. A comfortable bed, for example, a motorcycle helmet and for photographers, an easy way to carry your ever expanding amount of gear. The problem is that you […]

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Staff Writer on February 12th, 2010

Two methods of keeping notes and finding them when you need them – one electronic and the other paper based.

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Staff Writer on December 29th, 2009

I have been using a Seculine Twin1 R3-TRN wireless remote for some time now and I wouldn’t be without it for close ups when I am using a tripod and live view to avoid camera shake. In the last few days I have had a problem with the shutter not firing and am going to […]

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Staff Writer on November 25th, 2009

It’s not at all painful. They say that all the best ideas are simple ones and this is certainly the case with the Plamps. Where on earth the name came from I am not sure but it is really easy to remember as there is nothing else that sounds remotely like it. How often as […]

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Staff Writer on November 10th, 2009

I had heard about Mr CAD in Croydon, South London some time ago but never visited. However, I needed a close up lens and some filters for my Pentax ME that I am using for Black & White photography at the moment. Now I have to confess that Croydon is not one of my favourite […]

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Staff Writer on September 15th, 2009

If you want a tripod for your camera that gets down low to the ground, don’t just go for the obvious.

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Staff Writer on September 7th, 2009

A solution to the problem of seeing your cameras screen in difficult shooting positions

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