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The Photography Show 2020

Yes it really is nearly that time of year again! The GCM Photographic annual visit to Birmingham is almost upon us. What are we expecting and which stands are we going to be looking at with the greatest interest? Usually … Continue reading

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The best lens for me

The best lens for Me, maybe you: or it could be depending upon your intended use Many photographers like to have a wide selection of kit that covers a range of situations. Others prefer to only carry two or three … Continue reading

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Using alternative lenses with an adapter

There are occasions when you possess a favourite lens but for one reason or another you have another camera system with a different lens mount and would like to use the lens on that camera. The solution is to use … Continue reading

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Kodak Hawk Eye

As many readers will know, I enjoy using film cameras. Much to my delight whilst I was rummaging through one of my many boxes of bits and pieces I came across a camera I had inherited from a great great … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year Greetings

GCM wish you all a very happy Christmas. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for following us this year. We have had quite a productive time this year, which has been fun for the most part. … Continue reading

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Infra red converted Fuji X-E1

A new piece of equipment has landed upon my desk. It is a Fuji X-E1, but no ordinary X-E1. It has been converted to Infra Red by Protech Repairs. The camera has had the hot filter removed and replaced with … Continue reading

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Photography on the cheap.

I must confess, I like the idea of a bargain, with this in mind whilst I was looking on eBay the other evening I spotted a lens that as a young person I had always wanted to try. Even better, … Continue reading

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A New Book

BEHIND THE PHOTOGRAPH From Charlie Waite. This book is new to my bookshelf. Within this book are some of Charlie’s favourite photographs with the story of how they were made. The images show to the viewer just how he is … Continue reading

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Aspect Ratios

Well we have all heard of aspect ratios. If you have a modern digital camera you can select the aspect ratio that the sensor is recording your image at. More often than not the change in aspect ratio also means … Continue reading

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Photography is all about relationship

The relationship of your eyes to your mind to your soul and their connection to your desire to photograph an object, is a complete process. And a unique process for each and every one of us. In the words of … Continue reading

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