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  • Book Review: 52 Assignments Street Photography Book Review: 52 Assignments Street PhotographyBook Review: 52 Assignments, Street Photography. A collection of 52 project ideas helping you explore different aspects of street photography. Challenge your photo comfort zones.
  • Using the Hasselblad X1D-50C – a review Using the Hasselblad X1D-50C - a reviewCamera use review: Using the Hasselblad X1D-50C camera and XCD 21mm f/4 lens. Looking at a medium format mirrorless camera with a 50 megapixel sensor
  • Book Review: Hasselblad and the moon landing Book Review: Hasselblad and the moon landingBook Review: Hasselblad and the moon landings. photographs and the story of the cameras that didn't return from the Apollo moon landings
  • Review: Laowa 24mm f/14 relay macro Review: Laowa 24mm f/14 relay macroReview of the Laowa 24mm f/14 relay 2x macro lens from Venus Optics, water resistant lens with built in LED variable lighting unit
  • Book Review: 52 Assignments Experimental Photography Book Review: 52 Assignments Experimental PhotographyBook Review: 52 Assignments, Experimental Photography. 52 project ideas to help you explore different aspects of photography, film and digital. with low and high tech ideas and hacks
  • Book Review: Masters of Drone Photography Book Review: Masters of Drone PhotographyBook Review: Masters of Drone Photography. Collected photographs and commentary from specialist drone photography experts. Practical advice about mastering your own drone work.
  • Luminar update adds AI sky enhancement Luminar update adds AI sky enhancementReview update: Skylum Luminar image editing software's latest update (V1.3.2) adds sky enhancement, to other functional improvements and fixes.
  • Kaiser K5850 LED desktop light Kaiser K5850 LED desktop lightReview of the Kaiser K5850 LED desktop light unit. Near daylight colour temperature of 5600K. Colour rendition index 95CRI and maximum brightness at 1 metre of 480 lux. Sold by Fotospeed in the UK
  • KF Concept TM2534T Camera Tripod KF Concept TM2534T Camera TripodKF Concept TM2534T Aluminium Tripod with Ball head and optional transverse bar. Reaches a vertical maximum height of six feet (72")
  • Topaz AI Clear V2 Topaz AI Clear V2Topaz AI Clear V2 - Improved noise reduction and sharpening software for use in Topaz Studio
  • Epson Fine Art paper range Epson Fine Art paper rangeEpson Fine Art paper range - smooth and textured surface cotton fine-art papers. Available in natural and bright finsh, sheet and roll format
  • Review: Kaiser R60 LED Ring Light Review: Kaiser R60 LED Ring LightReview of the Kaiser R60 LED Ring Light with 60 daylight LEDs from Fotospeed. Battery operated LED lighting giving up to 2300 lux at 30cm working distance
  • BenQ SW240 monitor hood SH240 BenQ SW240 monitor hood SH240 Fitting the SH240 Monitor hood for the 24" BenQ SW240 wide gamut hardware calibrated monitor. Fits the monitor in landscape or portrait orientation.
  • Book Review: Mastering Macro Photography Book Review: Mastering Macro PhotographyBook Review: Mastering Macro Photography by David Taylor. Equipment, lighting and technique for photographing small things
  • Topaz AI Gigapixel V2 Topaz AI Gigapixel V2Topaz AI Gigapixel software is updated to V2. Improves GPU performance for image resizing and enlargement. 30 day trial available
  • Install Canon camera software without CD Install Canon camera software without CDInstalling Canon camera software without the CD. What to do if you've lost your original CD and need to re-install software
  • Yes, I welcome EOS R Yes, I welcome EOS RWhy the Canon EOS R system will change my photography, but not just yet. How the RF lens mount and new lenses are what may make me change. How do you decide when to jump?
  • Peli 1535 Air Case review Peli 1535 Air Case reviewReview of the Peli 1535 Air Case. A tough air carry on sized hard case for camera equipment. Tested with the TrekPak reconfigurable interior divider system
  • Book Review: Mastering Exposure Book Review: Mastering ExposureBook Review: Mastering Exposure by David Taylor. Looking at the basic principles of photographic exposure, shutter, aperture and ISO. A great starting point for moving away from camera auto modes.
  • Canon camera mounts and change Canon camera mounts and changeCanon camera mounts and change. Canon FD, EF, EF-S, EF-M and RF. How does it affect your photography and does it really matter. What does the RF mount mean for APS-C cameras - does anyone really keep their old 18-55 lenses?

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