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Extension Tubes

What are extension tubes? Extension tubes extend the lens away from the camera body, so increasing the possible closer focus of any given lens. Primarily, these are best used with a standard/short telephoto lens. How many do I need? Often … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale

As you may have gathered by now. Mark and I enjoy the challenge of making and adapting items with the aim to save a few pounds here and there, proving that good results can be created without spending a small … Continue reading

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Circular Polarising Filter

This is a quick post on how to use something that you might already have and how to avoid the outrageous¬† cost of a Lee Seven Five Circular Polarising Filter. My observations are personal and not necessarily applicable to the … Continue reading

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Review of variable Infra Red filter

I must start with a confession. I have seen variable infra red filters on Ebay and been intrigued by them. How does a variable¬† infra red filter work? The filter is a variable ND filter, which is made up of … Continue reading

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Are all polarising filters equal? – Part 2

In this the second part of our review on polarising filters we assess their ability to increase saturation of colour and the ability to reduce reflections. Since this is the primary reason for using a polarising filter, it is essential … Continue reading

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)

Along with everyone else, we are required to update our data protection policy. This has now been done, the full policy can be read on our Privacy Policy page.

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Are all polarising filters equal? Part 1

The question in the title is one we probably all ask ourselves when faced with an array of similar filters at different price points. Is there really a difference in quality? This is something we hoped to reveal with our … Continue reading

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Why a staircase studio?

A question asked by my friend – the Rev Chris Wicks Why a staircase studio? There are several reasons for that: My reason for doing anything is because I can. Personally I don’t like to limit myself, but I have … Continue reading

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The Photography Show -Our impressions

An Amazing day at the NEC Photography Show. GCM went along to see some friends, maybe pick up a few products and see just what the Photographic Art world is getting up too. Travel not so good sadly but we … Continue reading

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Building my stair studio

Building my stair studio. Take one staircase Add the baseboard Add the back to the baseboard Add the sides Now add the lights and backdrop Product shot Lovely even lighting

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