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The Photography Show

It is nearly that time of year again when Mark and I make our annual trip to the NEC in Birmingham for The Photography Show. (17th- 20th March 2018) What will be new this year? What deals are available? How … Continue reading

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What my eye sees

A short discussion on what the eye sees from a photographic point of view – this depends on the aspect ratio of the camera body as well as the camera lens field of view and the focal length of the … Continue reading

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Right-angled viewfinders

This may seem an obvious thing to say, but a right-angled viewfinder changes the angle of view by 90 degrees, from your eye to the camera body to which it is attached. Both Colin and I use Nikon DSLRs so … Continue reading

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Camera you have with you

There is a saying in photography that the best camera is the one that you have with you!  I had never really thought about this before.  I have often personally felt that I had wished I had one of my … Continue reading

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DIY Light Stands

Towards the end of 2017 I had a period of not being too well.  I decided to look around and create something that I needed for my photography from things that I already had at home, and could maybe adapt … Continue reading

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White balance and what it does

The question that gets asked time and time again, is: Which white balance setting should I use and why? The short answer is: It depends upon the lighting. To illustrate the difference between individual camera settings, we ventured forth to one … Continue reading

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A Day of Contrasts

What does this mean? A day in November I took the opportunity for a train trip to London with a friend. We began the day at Waterloo Station to view the Landscape Photographer of the Year Exhibition which is running … Continue reading

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STC Clip IR-Cut ND1000 Filter

We have been put in the enviable position of being loaned another STC clip filter to test. This time, an IR Cut-ND1000 (10 stop) clip filter.           The STC clip filter fits inside the camera in … Continue reading

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STC 590nm Infrared clip filter

At the outset let us make it clear, this is not a run of the mill filter, this is quite different! As it says in the title, this is a clip filter. It fits inside your camera, just in front … Continue reading

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Scanners and scanning

A scanner review by C It was raining the other afternoon and being at a bit of a loose end, I started looking through some of my old negatives and in doing so I found some interesting images I had … Continue reading

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