Apart from the decades old and on going Canon vs Nikon debate, I can not think of another brand that creates such initial opinions for or against as Leica. Definitely a 'Marmite' brand. Today Leica AG have announced the much rumoured SL2. I did have an option to shoot with the original SL for a [...]
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Sigma have announced the 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN 'Art' series lens. It joins the now highly regarded line to offer 'L" mount camera users (so far from Leica, Sigma and Panasonic) pro level mid range zoom options. Here we go with the gist of released information. November, 2019 A | Art SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG [...]
When: Saturday November 16th 2019. Where: Park Cameras, (West Sussex). Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced. Product & Still-Life Photography Workshop. No matter the reason, for business use or simply pleasure, product photography is far more than just ‘point and shootʼ. Many subjects are challenging, but do not be put off. Product shooting can be very [...]
When: Thursday 7th November 2019. Where: Wex Photovideo, (Manchester). Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced. In early November I will be returning to Manchester for a feature packed and hands on Speedlight/Speedlite half day workshop. These events are always well received, and people go away very pleased with both the explanations and with images they can create [...]
Canon have today announced the development of the EOS-1D X Mark III. Here we go with the released information. The new action hero: Canon Inc. announces development of the EOS-1D X Mark III United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 24 October 2019 – Canon Inc. today announces the development of the highly anticipated EOS-1D X Mark [...]
I am delighted to be returning again for this years LCE Autumn show at The Guild Hall in Bath. Once more, wearing my Nikon hat, we will be sharing hints and tips for both F and Z system users. And we will also be showcasing the new Z50. Our seminar takes place at 2pm, but [...]
Nikon has also today announced its fastest ever lens (F/T stop terms) has nearly arrived. It promises top class performance and the art of manual focus control. Dream by all means, but it comes at a price. That said, it does focus beautifully and feels like top class engineering, Dare I say, it is reminiscent [...]
Nikon has today announced a DX format (smaller than full frame) Z system camera. The Z50 is also joined by two Z DX lenses, but is compatible with all Z series optics, plus 'F' mount lenses via the FTZ adapter. Looks a nice product. Here we go with the official details: SSD: 7th November [...]
When: Wednesday October 16th 2019. Where: Park Cameras, (West Sussex). Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced. Speedlight School ‘Portrait Photography Inside/Out’ Workshop. I am delighted to be returning to Park Cameras for one of our most praised workshops. This Speedlight School ‘Portrait Photography Inside/Out’ Workshop is packed with real world advice all about ‘The Portrait’ from [...]
I have been using two Hähnel MODUS 600RT Speedlights as part of my Speedlight arsenal for a couple of years now I think. Very pleased with them. They dovetail nicely with my Nikon Speedlights in many ways. Very well in fact. A range of light shaping/changing accessories have been announced, which, via one of two [...]