Apparently CES 2014 wasn’t the premier showcase for groundbreaking digital imaging products it has been in other years. Instead a huge array of 4K + televisions took centre stage. That wasn’t to say cameras were entirely void of the world’s biggest annual consumer technology event. Typically Nikon’s unmissable bold black letters against a yellow background … Continue reading Initial reactions to the forthcoming Nikon D4S
As any keen photographer knows there are times when being behind the camera is a disadvantage. Whether you’re photographing wildlife and don’t want to scare off the cute critters, or you’re snapping extreme or motor sports where getting too close to the action risks personal injury, sometimes you need to trigger the shutter from a … Continue reading Control your DSLR remotely with Weye Feye
It’s a brave new world in the digital camera market these days. With profit margins decimated at the lower end of the compact range, fuelled by the growing popularity of smartphone cameras, manufacturers are trying to carve new niches higher up the pyramid, and Nikon’s new COOLPIX A – launched 21st March – encapsulates this … Continue reading Nikon COOLPIX A: The Pocket-Sized DSLR
Hold on to your wallets and purses Canon fans! The camera giant has just unveiled a whole range of new cameras to get your shutter fingers twitching. First off is the new, compact DSLR the Canon EOS 6D, the smallest and lightest full-frame DSLR to come out of the Canon stable. It has a 20.2-megapixel … Continue reading Canon’s cutting edge (wallet draining) camera range
If tethered photography is getting you down, Cameramator could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Currently in the developmental stages, this new technology takes tethered photography to the next level, and turns it wireless. When in use, Cameramator will allow you to control your DSLR and preview images directly from an iPad or iPhone … Continue reading Cameramator: The Photographer’s New Best Friend
As a self-shooting video journalist I often find my self lugging an array of cameras, microphones, cables and lenses across the Greater London area. As I don’t have a car (I’m a committed city dweller), and am often on the London Underground or a bicycle, this can be quite physically demanding and potentially hazardous to … Continue reading Booq Python Pack: Essential protection for your photographic essentials
I used to hold good photographers in the same high esteem as airline pilots. They, like pilots, had a kind of mystique about them, an aura that made them different to most of us. The sheer ability to create a visual masterpiece in a second, capturing a moment in time for ever, seemed to me … Continue reading Nikon D3100: Everything an SLR should be if you’ve never had one.
While lots of us who are keen photographers love our DSLR cameras, we often end up resorting to taking out a compact model instead because we can’t face lugging our camera around. Sure. It’s fine when you’re out on a photo-taking trip, but if you’re just heading out for a day with the kids or … Continue reading Lumix G3: Panasonic does away with the weighty issue of DSLR cameras