Manchester Speedlight Event (November 7th)…


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 [...]

Manchester Speedlight Event (November 7th)…2019-11-13T13:52:50+00:00

EOS-1D X Mark III Announced…


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 [...]

EOS-1D X Mark III Announced…2019-10-24T21:47:48+01:00

Nikon Seminar This Weekend…


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 Seminar This Weekend…2019-10-24T21:41:37+01:00

Prestige NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Arrives…


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 [...]

Prestige NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Arrives…2019-10-27T11:30:03+00:00

New Nikon Z50 DX Format Camera & Two Z Series DX Format Lenses…


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 [...]

New Nikon Z50 DX Format Camera & Two Z Series DX Format Lenses…2019-10-27T11:31:11+00:00

Hähnel Add On’s Add Up…


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 [...]

Hähnel Add On’s Add Up…2019-09-12T16:34:31+01:00

Nikon Announce Z6 Movie Kit…


Nikon have introduced a 'Movie Kit' based around the z6 camera. Here we go with the official details: THE NIKON Z 6 ESSENTIAL MOVIE KIT: WHERE MIRRORLESS MOVIE-MAKING BEGINS SSD: 16th September 2019 RRP: UK £2,639 GBP ROI - 2,999 EUR London, United Kingdom, 10th September 2019: Nikon today introduces its first mirrorless movie-making kit for [...]

Nikon Announce Z6 Movie Kit…2019-09-13T06:48:39+01:00

Nikon Announce D6 Flagship Camera & Fast Tele Zoom Nikkor…


I remember from my time with the corporation, just how important and seriously Nikon take their flagship camera. Today a very basic announcement of the D6 has been made. This falls in line with the regular development from both Nikon and Canon prior to an upcoming Olympics year of new pro cameras. The thinking goes [...]

Nikon Announce D6 Flagship Camera & Fast Tele Zoom Nikkor…2019-09-04T14:40:28+01:00

A 24MM F/1.8 S Nikkor For ‘Z’ System……


  Nikon today have announced the the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S. The 'S' lens line-up is growing and will continue to do so I am sure at a steady pace. Gradually taking shape as a system. Here we go with the official details:     BEYOND THE NORMAL: NIKON INTRODUCES THE NIKKOR Z 24MM [...]

A 24MM F/1.8 S Nikkor For ‘Z’ System……2019-09-04T14:32:41+01:00

Nikon Update Z System Cameras Video Options…


Nikon has today announced a free software update for Z6 & Z7 cameras and users working with video. Also announced for later in the year, is a firmware update to enable Raw Video output. But it looks as if cameras will need a small service department update also, but no specific details of costs have [...]

Nikon Update Z System Cameras Video Options…2019-08-27T16:58:16+01:00