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  • Out at night with the 7DOut at night with the 7DOut at night with a Canon 7D. How does it handle shooting at high ISO and how should you process the images you take with it
  • 1Ds3/7D quick detail check1Ds3/7D quick detail checkSome comparisons between image detail in the Canon 1Ds mk3 and 7D. How the finer pixel pitch of the sensor affects resolution
  • Some EOS 7D examplesSome EOS 7D examplesSample photographs from a first test of the Canon 7D - what's it like to use. A short trip round my local area, Narborough Road in Leicester
  • Olmec Photo papers – reviewOlmec Photo papers - reviewA review of several photo and fine art printing papers in the Olmec range, now supplied by Innova. Gloss, satin and matte.
  • Looking at AF and manual focus for the 7DLooking at AF and manual focus functionality for the Canon EOS 7D. Some initial testing with moving objects and old lenses
  • Out with the Canon 7DI'm working on some more detailed looks at aspects of the Canon 7D, but I thought I'd write up a few more 'first impressions' of using the camera. Thanks for all the questions - I'll try and address as many as possible whilst I've got the camera.
  • Looking at the Canon EOS 7DLooking at the Canon EOS 7DFirst thoughts - Looking at the Canon EOS 7D, initial experiments and testing of Canon's top crop sensor camera, just loaned to me by Canon UK
  • Dealing with the world – running a site like this :-)Dealing with the world - running a site like this :-)Dealing with the world - some of the issues facing us when running a web site like ours. What we try and do, how to help and thanks...
  • Goodbye Pump and TapGoodbye Pump and TapFinal photo of drinkers outside of the Pump and Tap, Leicester. Shortly after the pub doors closed for the final time
  • Using the iPhone camera – a walk homeUsing the iPhone camera - a walk homeiPhone photography and marketing your photography business. Some pictures from a walk through Leicester one afternoon.
  • Controlling a 1Ds3 via a WFT-E2 and iPhoneControlling a 1Ds3 via a WFT-E2 and iPhoneUsing the iPhone to connect to a Canon WFT-E2 wireless adapter attached to a Canon 1Ds Mk3. Remote control of the camera with a web browser over an ad hoc network.
  • Won an iPhone 3Gs – now what for a photographer?Won an iPhone 3Gs - now what for a photographer?Uses of an iPhone for a working commercial photographer - suggestions for someone new to mobile networking and apps
  • Media settings – Printer Test ImagesMedia settings - Printer Test ImagesTest images for optimising media settings when printing. Essential to check before profiling papers to know if too much (or too little) ink is being used for the particular paper chosen
  • Review Innova Smooth Cotton Natural & High WhiteReview Innova Smooth Cotton Natural & High WhiteReview of two of Innova's Smooth Cotton papers from their Photo Art Range. IFA-11 and IFA-14, high white and natural white. IFA 11 is now Photo Cotton Rag 315
  • Review of ImageNest RIP for printingReview of ImageNest RIP for printingDetailed review of the ImageNest RIP software for handling printing and print layout. Works with any printer driver installed on an Apple Mac
  • Canon 7D Noise and ISO – looking at the 1Ds3Canon 7D Noise and ISO - looking at the 1Ds3A quick comparison of image noise at 3200 ISO. How does the maximum ISO setting of the full frame 1Ds mk3 compare with similar setting of the Canon 7D
  • Preserving mountain artPreserving mountain artGuest post by Tony Riley discussing some of the digital options in preserving mountain art and handling the large archive that exists.
  • Canon 7D Noise and ISO settingsCanon 7D Noise and ISO settingsDo fractional stop increases in camera ISO settings give a smooth increase in visible noise in images, or should you stick to full stop settings
  • Canon updates the 1DMk3 to the 1D Mk4Canon updates the 1DMk3 to the 1D Mk4News item: Canon updates the EOS 1D Mk3 to the EOS 1D Mk4 - camera features: 16.1MP APS-H (1.3x) sensor, 100 to 102k max ISO
  • DSLRRemotePro camera control software reviewDSLRRemotePro camera control software reviewReview of DSLRRemotePro from Breeze Systems. Software has been available for Windows PCs for some time, but has now been released to run on the Apple Mac.

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