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14 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | 5,316 views
How to: Photograph the Northern Lights in Arctic Norway

Photographer Darrell Jordan has photographed the aurora borealis in Arctic Norway several times, so he’s shared with us his advice for photographing this incredible phenomenon, from the gear you’ll need to suggested cameras settings and tips on composition…

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8 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 4,860 views
Try out some tripods!

The tripod is often overlooked by photographers when it comes to photo accessories, but don’t underestimate how useful these supports can prove. They can make a huge difference to your photography. We teamed up with Digital SLR Magazine to pick out eight models worth a closer look.

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24 Jan 2013 | 13 Comments | 40,759 views
A guide to digital SLR accessories

If you’ve bought (or been bought) or are buying a digital SLR camera you may have already discovered that the camera itself is just one of the many things you need to make the most of it. While some are just nice to have, others are absolute essentials. In this guide we will look at both kinds; those accessories that you should not consider buying a camera without and those which you may want to put on a “wish-list” for another day.

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28 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 2,462 views
How to Shoot Waterfalls

The waterfall. A popular, versatile but slightly clichéd subject for landscape photographers. However you look at them though, they can look atmospheric, even ethereal, if captured using certain techniques. Here, I will show you how, including a few hints and tips that I have picked up over the years.

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20 Jul 2012 | 19 Comments | 14,655 views
Tips & Ideas for Travel Photography

I’ve steadily become more and more drawn into the world of travel photography, trying to learn and practice at every opportunity and I’m now at the point where I’m not sure if I’m travelling to take photos or taking photos of my travels. This is what’s worked for me as I’ve worked to broaden my geographic & photographic horizons…

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19 Apr 2012 | 8 Comments | 11,711 views
Nikon launch the D3200!

Today’s attention will be on the new D3200, a worthy replacement to the extremely popular entry-level D3100 Digital SLR. This isn’t just a camera for beginners though – with a 24.2 megapixel DX-format sensor and improved ISO range, it’s an exciting addition to an already impressive Nikon DSLR range.

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14 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,375 views
Why I Love My: Canon EF 15mm Fisheye Lens

My love affair with fisheye started in May 2009, when a fellow photographer offered to let me try his fisheye lens. I suspect this was a ploy on his part to get me hooked, and it worked.

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23 Feb 2012 | 49 Comments | 20,487 views
Lessons from safari

This is my first time on safari and my first visit to sub-Saharan Africa and I already know it will be a completely different experience to any trip I’ve ever taken. My real world wildlife photography experience is fairly limited too, so I’m expecting to learn a lot in this sense as well.

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21 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 2,092 views
The Nicolas Corbin Memorial Prize sponsored by Wex

On February 9th, the winners of the inaugural Nicolas Corbin Memorial Prize competition sponsored by Wex Photographic were announced in a ceremony at The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich.

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13 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 4,797 views
Night in to Day Photography

I was introduced to this style of photography by one of our customers; unfortunately I can’t remember his name, who had taken some excellent photographs using this method. I love the idea of this style of photography and it really inspired me. So with this in mind, I decided to try my hand, and hopefully inspire others as well.