If you want sharp shots from your once-in-a-lifetime trips, you’ll need some support, and travel tripods don’t come much lighter than this.
Cameras and lenses are just the start. You'll need a bag, you'll need a tripod, you need to think about lighting, memory cards, portable storage… it's a big old list.
Would you pay £189.95 UK for a table-top tripod? “Of course not,” we said when we started reading the press release. But by the time we got to the end we were starting to think differently. So you’re used to the idea of paying £20 for a tabletop tripod, right, so why on earth would […]
Manfrotto has announced a special Sony-specific version of its “top performing” Before GT carbon travel tripod. How can you have a tripod specific to a single brand (you ask)? It’s all in the custom-made version of the Manfrotto 200PL-PRO camera plate, apparently. This is the plate that screws to the bottom of the camera and […]
Rating: 5 stars ★★★★★ How can something so small be so useful? The Capture Clip V3 lets you carry a camera securely from any belt or strap, releases it in an instant and clamps it tight when you’ve finished shooting. It can hold up to 90kg, apparently, and the Arca-style camera plate will slide straight into any […]
You’ll need a bag for your camera kit, but what type should you choose and what should you look for? Here’s a list of bag types, from the smallest to the largest, followed by some tips on useful features. This is a Tenba Cooper Slim 15, which doubles rather nicely as a messenger/commuter bag. Holster […]
Verdict: Three stars ★★★ You can have a lot of fun with the Olloclip Core Lens Set, but don’t expect DSLR-style optical quality. You’ll get images and videos that are great for sharing, but for exhibiting, not so much. You get what you pay for and you aren’t paying a lot. iPhone photography – don’t […]
You can now create most image effects digitally, but some effects are still rather elusive. Even now, digital filters don’t always replicate the ‘optical’ filter effects that photographers are looking for. And sometimes photographers will go to a lot of trouble to get them. And expense. So that’s the thing with Schneider-Kreuznach’s new creative filters […]
Photography beginners don’t usually have a whole lot of cash, so these new Tenba Skyline shoulder bags are designed to offer style and practicality but at affordable price – quality on a budget, in other words. They come in five different sizes, so you should find one to fit your camera system, whatever the size. […]