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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Reconnecting with the Beauty of the Pure Black Night Sky in the Age of Light Pollution

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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Modernity has brought increased convenience and comfort to countless lives, but there have been unintended consequences as well. Increasing urbanization has caused more and more people worldwide to lose their primal connection with nature, something that is almost impossible to replace by technology alone.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Sony A7R II Sample Videos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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We've shot some sample videos with the Sony A7R II at all of the available settings, from 4K, then AVCHD, through to MP4. All of the A7R II sample videos were shot hand-held using the Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 lens with APS-C/Super 35mm set to On.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Synology DS1515+ NAS Server Unboxing

Mark Goldstein | Digital
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The Synology DS1515+ NAS server has just arrived with us for testing. This is a fast 5-bay NAS drive that's suited to the small studio or photographer with a large archive. Before we bring you our full Synology DS1515+ review, here's a look at what's in the box and the installation process...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Epson SureColor SC-P600 Unboxing

Mark Goldstein
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With printing amongst consumers in sharp decline, it's not often that we see a new photo printer these days. So it's with some excitement that the new prosumer Epson SureColor SC-P600 printer has arrived with us for testing. Before we bring you our full SC-P600 review, here's a look at what's in the box and the installation process...

Monday, January 26, 2015

How to Take Photos of Tattoos

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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In our latest technique article, we share some top tips for taking great photographs of tattoos.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Interview: Panasonic Pitches Premium Compact Pair and Two New Lenses

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Photography Blog was invited along to Panasonic’s UK HQ in Bracknell , Berkshire, late August to hear more about its GM5 and LX100 releases, as well as the two new versions of its 35-100mm and 14mm lenses also launched today for its system cameras. Present at the meeting and making presentations were Panasonic UK’s Marketing Manager Dai Mukai, Head of Imaging Barney Sykes and Imaging Product Specialist Mark Baber, as well as the brand’s technical expert Mr Uematsu from Japan. A transcription of the presentations and discussions follows…

Monday, June 30, 2014

Photography Workshop: Best Practises for Shooting Evening Events

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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In our latest Techniques article, we provide some tips on shooting evening events.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Samsung WB1100F Preview

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At a recent event held by Samsung at Sandown Racecourse in the UK, we got our hands on the company’s new WB200F 35x bridge camera. Read all about this super-zoom camera in our Samsung WB1100F preview...

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Samsung WB2200F Preview

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At a recent event held by Samsung at Sandown Racecourse in the UK, we got our hands on the company’s new WB200F 60x bridge camera. Read all about this massive zoom camera in our Samsung WB2200F preview...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Samsung NX Mini Preview

Jack Baker | Compact System Camera
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At a recent event held by Samsung at Sandown Racecourse in the UK, we got our hands on the company’s new NX Mini system camera. Read all about this tiny new mirrorless camera in our Samsung NX Mini preview...

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Saturday Spotlight: Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer

Mark Goldstein | Printers
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In our third Saturday Spotlight feature, we take a look at the Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer, which is trying to get us all printing again...

Friday, March 28, 2014

Interview: HTC’s Imaging Specialist Symon Whitehorn on the new HTC One (M8)

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones
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We sat down with HTC’s Imaging Specialist, Symon Whitehorn, this week to discuss the new HTC One (M8) smartphone. "Whilst smartphones have already pretty much swallowed up point and shoot cameras, swallowing up the likes of a DSLR is a real challenge. But we can close the gap and certainly give you some of the experience." Click through to read more about Symon Whitehorn's take on the camera industry and the HTC One M8.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Saturday Spotlight: The Sony A7/A7R and the Metabones Canon EF Adapter

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In our second Saturday Spotlight feature, we take a look at using Canon EF lenses on the Sony A7 / A7R compact system cameras - yes, it really is possible...

Sunday, March 16, 2014

A Beginner's Guide to Photographing Children

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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In our latest technique article, we share some top tips for taking great photographs of your children.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Keeping Photography Relevant in the Digital Age

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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In our latest article, we discuss how to keep up to speed with the ever-changing world of photography.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Saturday Spotlight: The Fujifilm X100S Black Edition

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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We're trying something new today. Saturday Spotlight is an irregular look at products that don't quite warrant a full Photography Blog in-depth review, but are very interesting none-the-less. This week we take a look at the drool-worthy new Fujifilm X100S Black Edition...

Monday, February 10, 2014

A Beginners Guide to Projection Art Photography

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques
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Ever thought about using a projector in your photography? Find out how to get started in our Beginners Guide to Projection Art Photography.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Sony A7 vs A7R

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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After extensively reviewing both cameras at the same time, here's our real-world comparison of the exciting new Sony A7 and Sony A7R full-frame compact system cameras. We've outlined the main differences between the two models, both on paper and in reality - you might be rather surprised by our findings...

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013 - Accessories and Software

Mark Goldstein | Accessories , Software
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In the seventh and final part of our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, we've selected our favourite accessories and softwares, with something for every budget.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013 - Smartphones

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones
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In the sixth part of our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, we've selected our favourite smartphones, with something for every budget.