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15 Affordable Christmas gifts for photographers

With the Christmas shopping season now in full swing you’re either reading this page because you need some inspiration on what to buy the photographer in your life or because you are photographer and you’ve been asked to sugges...
 
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Photo Director 4 ~ Review

In the world of photo editing Adobe have had very little in the way of serious competition. Photo Director 4 from Cyber link would love to change that so let’s find out if it’s got what it takes. Verdict: PhotoDirector 4 i...

 
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Video-Stopped
Video-Stopped

Choosing an SD card for video

As a stills photographer I’m used to grabbing the nearest memory card, popping it in the camera and shooting photos. As long as there’s enough space on the card I’m good to go. But when it comes to capturing video with your DSL...
 
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CarrySpeed1

Carry Speed FS-Pro 2 ~ Review

Much as I love my Black Rapid sling straps I’ve never been 100% happy with them. So I was keen to find out how the Carry Speed FS-Pro 2 measured up. Verdict: There’s no denying that Carry Speed FS-Pro 2 is a well designed and w...

 
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Which Camera
Which Camera
Which Camera

3 Questions to ask before buying a camera

What camera should I buy? With the huge and confusing choice of cameras on the market today, it’s a question that I’m asked time and again. I may be wrong but I get the feeling that most people who ask me that question want a s...
 
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Gatwik-2
Gatwik-2

Teaser ~ 15 Minute Photo Challenge

I keep getting asked to make more 15 minute photo challenge videos and I keep promising that I will. So here’s a short teaser clip from a brand new 15 Minute Photo Challenge video that will we filmed last week at one of my favo...

 
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Kingston-600x-gavtrain
Kingston-600x-gavtrain

Kingston Ultimate 600X ~ Review

In this review I’m looking at the Kingston ultimate 600X, it’s a compact flash memory card that promises to really pack a punch when it comes to speed and capacity. Lets see how well if fares in the real world. Verd...
 
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Selsey-FB
Selsey-FB

The making of a great landscape photo

I’ve been keen to visit the coastal town of Selsey ever since I saw a great photo of the RNLI lifeboat house and last week I got my chance. I was in the area to present a talk on photography and Photoshop so a headed off early ...

 
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polarising filter - 1
polarising filter - 1

Four ways to use a polarising filter

A polarising filter is one of the few filters I still own and more importantly use on a regular basis. It was also the first type of filter that I ever bought but that was way back when I first started photography 25 years ago....
 
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September Photo Challenge ~ The Results

The theme for the September photo competition was “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” which is essentially three themes in one. I’d like to thank Print Yours for sponsoring the competition by supplying the winner with a giant prin...