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A tale of 3 STC polarisers

This review is a follow up to a previous article where we compared several brands of polarising filter. When we last performed the test we used a STC hybrid polarising filter and a STC ND 16 (CPL-M ND16) polarising filter, … Continue reading

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Yes I’ve done it! Have you done it too?

So an interesting title. What have I done? “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley, [often go awry]” [From Robert Burns Poem – To a Mouse, 1786. https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/the-best-laid-schemes-of-mice-and-men.html] My plans were for a nice trip to … Continue reading

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Times they are a changing!

Just a quick heads up. Exciting things are happening here at GCM Photographic, we are going to be making some changes to the website. Keep watching!

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STC Sapphire UV Filter

Whenever STC announce a new filter, I must confess we get a little excited. (Sad I know! We must get out more!) But there is good reason for this. From past experience with STC filters, we know their filters are … Continue reading

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The Photography Show 2019

What a weekend! Having returned from our annual visit to The Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham, it is time to review the event. On arrival we headed straight over to see our good friends William and Ashley from … Continue reading

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How do you see your images?

How do see your images? Is this on a smartphone? A tablet? A laptop? Or do you even get prints made somewhere? The reason for the question is – if your images are only stored electronically, are you sure that … Continue reading

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STC Astro Multispectra Clip Filter

In this article we are testing the STC Astro Multispectra Clip Filter. What exactly is this filter and what does it do? The filter as with all clip filters from STC, fits inside the camera body in front of the … Continue reading

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OLYMPUS FL-LM3 FLASH

HOWEVER I OWN A PANASONIC GX 8 ! Tech Spec: Guide No. – 29.86′ (9.1 m) ISO100 Exposure Control – TTL Vari-Power – 1/1,  1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 Bounce Head – 0° to +90° Swivel Head – left and … Continue reading

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Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018

Off we went to Waterloo Station to visit this annual exhibition of UK landscape photographers. This exhibition also tours the rest of the UK via the rail system; below you’ll find the venues and dates: London Bridge – 18 February … Continue reading

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COULD A BORING BOOK BE INTERESTING?

   Why should you own this boring book? Or should you own any book at all? I currently have the ‘Boring Postcards’ book (on Loan).  The images inside ‘Boring Postcards’ are, in fact, a historical document of the times, values … Continue reading

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