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Review of Camranger used with Nikon D800/Mac Book Air.

I don’t normally do reviews, but since the product is quite new, and there are so many hardware and software configurations, I thought I’d write on my experience of using the Camranger with a Nikon D800 and Mac Air. What is it ? The CamRanger is a piece of hardware that allows wireless control of ... Read more


Underwater photography

Professional underwater housings are extremely expensive and dedicated to a particular camera model, so I’ve been playing with cheaper alternatives at the local pool. First I tried a soft case for my DSLR, but found it very clumsy, and since scatter in the water wasted the quality from a big camera I moved over to ... Read more


Location lighting

Studios don’t suit me very well – they are expensive to rent and need a lot of imagination to build an interesting scene out of four white walls. So I much prefer location shooting, but still want to have good lighting. Nikon have long had an excellent remote control system for their pocket flashes – ... Read more


Pocket cameras

Here’s a picture taken with the tiny pocket camera that I always have with me : The weather was bad and I was just taking a quick walk on which I didn’t think it was worth lugging my usual 8kg of gear, when I heard sleigh bells through the forest and these guys came galloping ... Read more


Fisheye lenses

I took this pic a few days ago, and it reminded me why I love my fisheye lens : I used to think that fisheye lenses were just for fun special effects, and weren’t useful often enough to buy one, but last year I found a cheap used 10.5mm nikkor in the US, and bought ... Read more