I recently found myself contemplating the thorny issue of APS-C vs full-frame sensors. You see, I’m wondering whether my next camera body should be the new Fujifilm X-T3 or the Nikon Z 6.
ISO invariance explained better – and why you don’t need to read this article
There has been a lot of talk about ISO invariance of late, all of it sounding mighty complicated. Here’s a short simple explanation of what ISO invariance is, how it might effect the design of cameras in future and is this imperative information? Standby to be disappointed on that last item.
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Once Upon a Time, On the road to Trang Bang village
The photograph above, taken in 1972, stands to this day as one of the most influential images ever taken. It was also the photo that first catalysed my interest in photography.
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Making peace with lighting
Lighting. If you are anything like me, it’s a subject that has, at times, caused a degree of discomfort. It took me a long time – longer than it should have done – to get to grips with photographic lighting and what equipment I need.
Why I switched from a DSLR to a mirrorless camera
I switched to a mirrorless Fujifilm X-T1 camera nearly a year ago after a protracted period of scrutiny and introspection regarding my camera needs. Would I switch back? No. Well, perhaps. OK, yes, if offered the right technology. By which I mean a camera that suits me.
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Zoom or prime lenses – but which are best?
There are no shortage of zoom or prime lenses to be found to fit most camera bodies. So the question is ‘Zoom or prime – which is better for me?’
Start shooting with film and learn to love photography (again)
Shooting with film will bring you a whole new insight and delight in photography. So how do you get started? Here’s a quick primer.
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Choosing a camera bag (In praise of Billingham)
Camera bags are pesky things. It’s hard to spot their inadequacies until you use them in anger. And they can get expensive. You can end up buying several before you hone in on something that works for you.
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Typical trekking safety kit
I’m as capable as the next person of making a stupid decision when I’m out trekking, so I hedge my bets by being in the habit of carrying some safety kit. This kit can be the difference between having a good trip and something that is quite unpleasant.