Category: PhotographyBLOG

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera! That's right, with Autumn fast approaching here in the Northern Hemisphere, we've decided to cheer you all up by giving away a fantastic Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera Bundle (Red)!

The competition has now closed. And the lucky winner is Gyur! Congratulations! (we'll in touch to arrange delivery of your prize)

Win a 25x Zoom, 20 Megapixel Canon Camera! That's right, with Autumn fast approaching here in the Northern Hemisphere, we've decided to cheer you all up by giving away a fantastic Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera Bundle (Red)!The competition has now closed. And the lucky winner is Gyur! Congratulations! (we'll…

Friday, July 21, 2017

Win a Manfrotto Backpack, BeFree Tripod and Xume Adapter!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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Photography Blog have teamed up with Manfrotto to offer two lucky readers the chance to win some fantastic prizes.

1st Prize - Manfrotto Manhattan Mover 50 backpack and BeFree Color aluminium travel tripod

2nd Prize – Manfrotto XUME filter adapter (size of your choice)

UPDATE: The two lucky winners are Frances Sunshine Hopkins (1st Prize) and Miguel Costa (2nd Prize). Congratulations!

Photography Blog have teamed up with Manfrotto to offer two lucky readers the chance to win some fantastic prizes. 1st Prize - Manfrotto Manhattan Mover 50 backpack and BeFree Color aluminium travel tripod 2nd Prize – Manfrotto XUME filter adapter (size of your choice) UPDATE: The two lucky winners are…

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Win A Spyder5CAPTURE PRO!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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Photography Blog have teamed up with Datacolor to offer you the chance to win a Spyder5CAPTURE PRO.

The lucky winner is Rick J Bryant. Congraulations!

About the prize

Datacolor's Spyder5CAPTURE PRO is the ultimate bundle that provides all the essentials needed to manage color from capture to editing in your photography workflow. Calibrate your camera and lenses with SpyderLENSCAL; use SpyderCUBE to control contrast and white balance; control color balance with SpyderCHECKR; and calibrate your monitor with Spyder5ELITE. You can find out more info about Spyder5CAPTURE PRO on Datacolor's website. 

The Spyder5CAPTURE PRO is available to purchase from Wex Photographic for £299.

How to enter the competition

To be in with a chance of winning the Spyder5CAPTURE PRO, all you have to do is follow Photography Blog on Twitter or visit the Photography Blog Facebook page between 22nd May and 19th June 2017 using the form below.

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Photography Blog have teamed up with Datacolor to offer you the chance to win a Spyder5CAPTURE PRO. The lucky winner is Rick J Bryant. Congraulations! About the prize Datacolor's Spyder5CAPTURE PRO is the ultimate bundle that provides all the essentials needed to manage color from capture to editing in your…

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Win A Rogue FlashBender 2 XL Pro Lighting System!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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ExpoImaging, creators of the innovative Rogue FlashBender 2 speedlight modifiers, have teamed up with Photography Blog to offer you the chance to win one of three XL Pro Lighting Systems.

The three lucky winners are: Claire Nutman, Sue H Jenkins and Frank Bramkamp. Congratulations!

ExpoImaging, creators of the innovative Rogue FlashBender 2 speedlight modifiers, have teamed up with Photography Blog to offer you the chance to win one of three XL Pro Lighting Systems. The three lucky winners are: Claire Nutman, Sue H Jenkins and Frank Bramkamp. Congratulations!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Libya: A Human Marketplace

Zoltan Arva-Toth | PhotographyBLOG , Events
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Fondation Carmignac has anounced Libya: A Human Marketplace, an exhibition of work by Mexican photographer - and the 7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award - Narciso Contreras, hosted by the Saatchi Gallery, London, from 16 May to 16 June 2017. Contreras lays bare an unfolding humanitarian crisis in which illegal migrants, refugees and asylum seekers are at the mercy of militiamen who exploit them for financial gain. Held in detention centres, the migrants are subjected to inhumane conditions including overcrowding, lack of sanitation and vicious beatings. The exhibition of 32 photographs by Narciso Contreras will be displayed from 16 May to 16 June 2017 at London’s Saatchi Gallery.

Fondation Carmignac has anounced Libya: A Human Marketplace, an exhibition of work by Mexican photographer - and the 7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award - Narciso Contreras, hosted by the Saatchi Gallery, London, from 16 May to 16 June 2017. Contreras lays bare an unfolding humanitarian crisis in which…

Monday, January 16, 2017

Photography Blog 2016 Awards

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG
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Over the past week we've been revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

We've now announced all of our 2016 Award winners - here's the full list:

Camera of the Year 2016

DSLR Camera of the Year 2016

Compact System Camera of the Year  2016

Compact Camera of the Year 2016

Lens of the Year 2016

Printer of the Year 2016

Software of the Year 2016

Over the past week we've been revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. We've now announced all of our 2016 Award winners - here's the full list: Camera of the Year 2016 DSLR Camera…

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Photography Blog Camera of the Year 2016

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Nikon D500.

"If you are an enthusiast photographer looking for something which offers a heck of a lot of features, then the D500 is the ultimate camera for you."

Read our Nikon D500 Review

Congratulations to Nikon!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Nikon D500. "If you are an enthusiast photographer looking for something which offers a heck of…

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Photography Blog DSLR Camera of the Year 2016

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The DSLR Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Pentax K-1.

"Pentax have delivered an amazing first-generation full-format DSLR that undercuts its main competition in terms of price whilst out-performing them in terms of innovation, features and even image quality."

Read our Pentax K-1 Review

Congratulations to Pentax!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The DSLR Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Pentax K-1. "Pentax have delivered an amazing first-generation full-format DSLR that undercuts its main competition…

Friday, January 13, 2017

Photography Blog Compact System Camera of the Year 2016

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Compact System Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T2.

“It may look outwardly very similar to its 2-year-old predecessor, but the X-T2 takes several steps forward in some important areas...it's clear that the new Fujifilm X-T2 offers a lot more improvements than a cursory glance might suggest.”

Read our Fujifilm X-T2 Review

Congratulations to Fujifilm!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Compact System Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T2. “It may look outwardly very similar to its 2-year-old predecessor, but the…

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Photography Blog Compact Camera of the Year 2016

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Compact Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000.

"The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 builds on the previous FZ1000 model and turns it into a mini-GH4, offering almost all of that camera's video capabilities in a convenient super-zoom format. If you want a non-interchangeable lens camera that will cover all your still and video requirements, the new Panasonic FZ2000 is the one to buy."

Read our Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 Review

Congratulations to Panasonic!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Compact Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000. "The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 builds on the previous FZ1000 model and turns…

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Photography Blog Printer of the Year 2016

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Printers

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Printer of the Year 2016 award goes to the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000.

“Just when we thought printers couldn't get any better, along comes the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 with print quality that will blow your mind.”

Read our Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 review

Congratulations to Canon!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Printer of the Year 2016 award goes to the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000. “Just when we thought printers couldn't get any better, along comes the Canon…

Monday, January 9, 2017

Photography Blog Software of the Year 2016

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Software

Over the next 6 days we’ll be revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

Kicking things off is the Software of the Year 2016 award, which goes to Macphun Luminar.

“If you do delve deeper into all the different options, you’ll find that there’s a lot to like about the editing software, with it capable of producing some excellent results. You’re unlikely to find a piece of software that is as extensive as this for the same kind of value.”

Read our Macphun Luminar Review

Congratulations to Macphun!

Over the next 6 days we’ll be revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. Kicking things off is the Software of the Year 2016 award, which goes to Macphun Luminar. “If you do delve…

Monday, November 21, 2016

How to Survive Black Friday with our Best Cameras Guide

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG
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There are still 5 days to go until the big day, but the Black Friday deluge of special offers has already begun. So make sure to check out our constantly updated guide to the best compact, mirrorless, DSLR and phone cameras, handily split into different price bands for every budget, and even into US and UK prices. And remember, our Best Cameras guide is based on the hundreds of expert reviews that we've published.

There are still 5 days to go until the big day, but the Black Friday deluge of special offers has already begun. So make sure to check out our constantly updated guide to the best compact, mirrorless, DSLR and phone cameras, handily split into different price bands for every budget…

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Win a Canon EOS M10 Camera!

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Yesterday, we reviewed the new Canon EOS M10 camera. Today, we're giving it away!

Yes, we are really giving you the chance to win the very same Canon EOS M10 compact system camera that we reviewed, complete with an EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens and a red Face Jacket.

And the lucky winner is Jess M Woods! Congratulations!

Yesterday, we reviewed the new Canon EOS M10 camera. Today, we're giving it away! Yes, we are really giving you the chance to win the very same Canon EOS M10 compact system camera that we reviewed, complete with an EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens and a red Face Jacket…

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Win an X-Rite i1Display Pro and Colour Management Pro eBook!

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Photography Blog has teamed up with X-Rite to offer 3 entrants the chance to win a new i1Display Pro – professional calibrator (worth £207 incl. VAT) and Colour Management Pro eBook (worth £18 incl. VAT) by Ashley Karyl.

The 3 lucky winners are Mary O'Reilly, Dimitris Alexopoulos and Panos Str. Congratulations!

The X-Rite i1Display Pro is the ultimate solution for creative perfectionists that demand speed, options and flexibility to achieve colour accuracy.

Colour perfectionists know that a calibrated and profiled display is a critical element in an efficient digital workflow. Nobody wants to spend hours at their screen perfecting images or video only to find that their display wasn’t accurately representing their digital files. What you see on your monitor, mobile device or projector has to match your digital file or you will never be happy with the result, no matter how much time you devote to perfecting it.

The 600+ page Colour Management Pro eBook gives a great insight into just how easy colour management can be and covers a wide range of topics with useful tutorials, demo videos and expert insight that will also help you save time and money.

Ashley Karyl is a professional photographer who has worked internationally with some of the world’s most renowned brands such as Microsoft, Adidas, Colgate, and Marie Claire to name but a few.

How to enter the competition

To be in with a chance of winning one of the three X-Rite i1Display Pro’s with eBook, all you have to do is sign up to the Photography Blog newsletter by Monday 8th February 2016 using the form below.  

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Photography Blog has teamed up with X-Rite to offer 3 entrants the chance to win a new i1Display Pro – professional calibrator (worth £207 incl. VAT) and Colour Management Pro eBook (worth £18 incl. VAT) by Ashley Karyl. The 3 lucky winners are Mary O'Reilly, Dimitris Alexopoulos and Panos Str…

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Win a Holiday Giveaway Bundle from Totally Rad!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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We've teamed up with Totally Rad! to give away Replichrome I, II and III presets to one lucky person.

The lucky winner is Ralph Wisor. Congratulations!

For more information on the Replichrome presets, visit: https://www.gettotallyrad.com/replichrome

Visit Totally Rad! Inc. at: https://www.gettotallyrad.com
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A direct plug-in for Adobe Lightroom, containing 152 total presets based on the most iconic, modern films ever made, such as Fuji 400H™, Kodak Portra 400™ and Kodak Tri-X™, featuring versions of these films as scanned on both Noritsu™ and Frontier™ scanners.

•    Noritsu- and Frontier-scanned versions of 13 different films
•    Includes a preset toolkit to customize your look
•    Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw compatible
•    Contains custom camera profiles for over 400 camera models for consistent results across all platforms

Replichrome II: Slide

A collection of 199 presets inspired by both modern and discontinued slide or reversal films. Includes the beloved Fuji™ slide films, such as Velvia™, Provia™ and Astia™, as well as discontinued Kodak™ and Agfa™ slide films.

This set contains multiple versions of each slide film, using both Nortitsu™ and Epson™ scanners. Slide films are known for their exceptional color quality and high contrast and are particularly well-suited for landscape, fashion and reportage photography.

•    Noritsu- and Epson-scanned versions of 19 different films
•    Includes a preset toolkit to customize your look
•    Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw compatible
•    Contains custom camera profiles for over 400 camera models for consistent results across all platforms

Replichrome III: Archive

183 total presets based on 22 rare, expired and eclectic films from across the world, to give photographers a collection of film emulation presets not found anywhere else.

•    Noritsu- and Frontier-scanned versions of 22 different films
•    Includes a preset toolkit to customize grain, tone and sharpening
o    Includes multiple versions of each film, using both Noritsu™ and Frontier™ scanners, to give photographers unlimited control over their photos
•    Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw compatible
•    Contains custom camera profiles for over 400 camera models for consistent results across all platforms

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We've teamed up with Totally Rad! to give away Replichrome I, II and III presets to one lucky person. The lucky winner is Ralph Wisor. Congratulations! For more information on the Replichrome presets, visit: https://www.gettotallyrad.com/replichrome Visit Totally Rad! Inc. at: https://www.gettotallyrad.comFacebook – Twitter – Instagram Replichrome I: Icon A direct…

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Camera of the Year 2015

Mark Goldstein | Digital , PhotographyBLOG
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We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015.

The Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Sony A7R II.

“The Sony A7R II is a remarkable camera, both on paper and in practice. Offering a mouth-watering list of desirable features, the A7R II delivers on almost all of its promises...”

Read the Full Review

Congratulations to Sony and the A7R II!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015. The Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Sony A7R II. “The Sony A7R II is a remarkable camera, both on paper and in…

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

DSLR Camera of the Year 2015

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We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015.

The DSLR Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Pentax K-3 II.

“the K-3 II is another keenly-priced DSLR camera from Pentax/Ricoh that once again delivers a feature-set, handling and image quality that far out-performs its price-tag...”

Read the Full Review

Congratulations to Pentax and the K-3 II!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015. The DSLR Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Pentax K-3 II. “the K-3 II is another keenly-priced DSLR camera from Pentax/Ricoh that once…

Win a fantastic new Ikigai Rival Backpack worth £229.99!

Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG , Competitions
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WIN a fantastic new Ikigai Rival Backpack with its unique pro Camera Cell system worth £229.99!

Andres Rozo and Alistair Smith are the lucky winners - congratulations!

IKIGAI Bags is giving away TWO of its fantastic new medium Rival Backpacks, featuring its amazing Camera Cell system each worth £229.99.

IKIGAI BAGS – STRENGTH FROM WITHIN

Ikigai's (medium) Rival Backpack and Camera Cell delivers a fresh look and premium performance to the photo bag market. It offers both simplicity and configurability, allowing you to quickly and easily pack exactly what you need for each shoot’s requirements. Designed for photographers, by photographers, the Rival series ensures a great fit and all day comfort while making it easy to access your essentials and providing unrivaled protection as well. But the feature photographers will appreciate the most is what we call our “Strength from Within” - the removable, configurable camera cell with its own carrying handle and adjustable, Velcro® liners that securely protect your most prized possessions. The medium camera cell fits right into the medium Ikigai backpack. For shoots that are more gear intensive, the large size may be the right choice for you. The medium Backpack and Inner Cell kit can hold your DSLR, up to 7 Lenses and Accessories.

For more information or to view or buy Ikigai products online visit: www.ikigaibags.com

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WIN a fantastic new Ikigai Rival Backpack with its unique pro Camera Cell system worth £229.99! Andres Rozo and Alistair Smith are the lucky winners - congratulations! IKIGAI Bags is giving away TWO of its fantastic new medium Rival Backpacks, featuring its amazing Camera Cell system each worth £229.99. IKIGAI…

Monday, January 11, 2016

Compact System Camera of the Year 2015

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We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015.

The Compact System Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T10.

“The Fujifilm X-T10 successfully repackages most of the core features of the flagship X-T1 camera into a smaller, lighter and cheaper body...”

Read the Full Review

Congratulations to Fujifilm and the X-T10!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2015. The Compact System Camera of the Year 2015 award goes to the Fujifilm X-T10. “The Fujifilm X-T10 successfully repackages most of the core features of the…