Category Archives: Tech Tips

A further update – Prints and New Kit

With my surgery happening this coming Thursday, things have been busy with sorting lots of stuff that needs to be done before hand, and planning put in place to cope with situations that may arise while I am unable to … Continue reading

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Kashmir UL Camera Bag for Women

F-stop Kashmir UL Camera Bag designed for Women – site here In Dec last year I was alerted to the fact that F-stop were running a Kickstarter to fund a camera backpack designed specifically for women.  I had considered purchasing … Continue reading

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100 things I have learned about photography

(Originally posted Jan 2012 – reposting Feb 2015) Actually I havent learned 100 things according to this article, I have learned about 58 things. Still the good news is I *have* learnt something. And many of these are things I … Continue reading

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TechTip#5 – Tripod Zen

(reposted Feb 2015) I was afraid of my tripod when I first got it. In fact I didn’t use it for several months because of that. I don’t really know why I was afraid of it, something to do with … Continue reading

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Hey, Im Guestblogging!

Over here on the lovely Leanne Cole’s blog Talking about composition basics with lots of pix, both the right and wrong way to do it 🙂 (sorry the link was broken, its fixed now)

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I need a new tripod head and I can’t decide which one to get

So I need a new tripod head.  Mine was a fairly cheap one when I got it about 6 years ago but it has developed a lot of play between the mount and the unit, so isn’t actually stable any … Continue reading

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MagMod – magical flash modifier system on Kickstarter

I have a 580 EX MkII flash and I have to confess, I struggle with it.  There is a lot of technology and knowledge tied up in knowing how flashes work and using that knowledge to shape the light and … Continue reading

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