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  • post Celebrating our Unsung Hero - 30 March
  • In Partnership with Ripe InsuranceBack in December we announced our Unsung Hero Award, in partnership with Ripe Insurance. The award is designed to celebrate …Continue reading »
  • post How to make money from your old photos - 27 March
  • From a box of old prints in your loft, or a packet of slides bought at a car boot sale, how do you know if they?re worth anything? Tracy Calder looks at buying and selling your photographic treasuresThere's an untold number of old prints. Will it be the same with digital? From a box of old prints in your loft, or a packet of slides bought at a car ...
  • post The best second-hand full-frame camera bargains - 26 March
  • Tempted to buy a full-frame camera, but put off by the price? Audley Jarvis identifies some of the best full-frame offerings in today's used marketTempted to buy a full-frame camera, but put off by the price? Audley Jarvis identifies some of the best full-frame offerings in today's used market
  • post 10 photography projects you can do at home - 23 March
  • Being at home doesn't have to put a stop to your photographic practice, in fact, there are a whole host of photography projects you can do from home.If you?re stuck at home but want to stretch your photography limbs, there are plenty of projects you can delve …Continue reading »
  • post The AP Award winning photographers - 16 March
  • We chat to the winners of the Amateur Photographer Awards to find out more about their workGraeme plans to return to the area four times.Rising Star – Graeme Chesters Back in November, we launched our brand new Rising Star Bursary. This unique chance for …Continue reading »
  • post Wex Photographer of the Year: the milky star kid - 16 March
  • Andi Campbell, recently named Wex Photographer of the Year, talks to Geoff Harris about his unique and dramatic landscapes-cum-starscapes?Electric Skies?, Iceland. Sony Alpha 7R, 16-35mm, 5sec at f/2.8, ISO 2000Andi Campbell, recently named Wex Photographer of the Year, talks to Geoff Harris about his unique and dramatic landscapes-cum-starscapes
  • post Playing to win: Amateur Photographer of the Year 2019 - 15 March
  • Caron Steele led the way from round two of Amateur Photographer of the Year and walked away with the main prize. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out how she did itThis beautiful shot won Round Eight of APOY ? After Dark. A well-deserved win. Canon EOS-1D X Mark II, 16mm, 5sec at f/2.8, ISO 4000. Caron Steele led the way from round two of Amateur Photographe...
  • post The AP Awards winners 2020 - 14 March
  • Our pick of the best cameras, lenses and accessories of the past year as judged by our ruthlessly independent testing teamOur pick of the best cameras, lenses and accessories of the past year

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  • post Developing film at home: everything you need to know to get started - 31 March
  • IntroductionIf you're lucky enough to have some free hours in these uncertain times, there are a lot of ways you could spend them. How about learning how to develop your own film? Or maybe developing film is an activity you tried long ago and one you'd like to jump back into. After all, the smell of fixer singeing the nostrils can be quite an intox...
  • post Canon will livestream product announcements on April 20th - 30 March
  • Canon has announced it will be hosting a Virtual Press Conference at 1pm on April 20, 2020 ?to unveil the company?s new professional imaging products and technologies.?The press release, embedded below, doesn?t specifically say what products Canon has in store, but does say they will be ?broadcast and cinema products? that ?[align] with the current...
  • post Apple's latest beta suggests ProRes RAW support for Adobe apps is coming to Windows - 30 March
  • Apple has released a version 1.0 beta of ProRes Raw for Windows that adds support for Apple?s video codec in several Adobe apps on Microsoft?s operating system.In the support text accompanying the download, Apple says the beta release ?enables playback of ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ video files in compatible applications on Windows systems.? This ...
  • post Phase One Industrial launches 280MP dual-lens aerial system with four-band capture - 30 March
  • This isn't your everyday camera setupPhase One Industrial has announced the release of the iXM-RS 280F, a new 280-megapixel large-format aerial photogrammetric system.The dual-lens metric camera system is mounted onto Phase One Industrial?s DSM400 gyro mount and uses a pair of 90mm lenses to capture incredibly detailed images for commercial purpose...
  • post Sigma interview: Smaller, high-quality lenses coming 'in the near future' - 30 March
  • Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, pictured in his company's plant in Aizu, Japan when we visited in 2015.The photo industry is recovering from the disruption in global supply chains caused by Chinese shutdown, but with the rest of the world still in crisis, companies are preparing for a major drop in customer demand, especially in the US and Europe. Las...

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Gez
January 01, 2020, 03:59:58 PM by Gez
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Pointless task I suppose but just to say Happy New Year to anybody that wanders in accidently...…

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Gez
August 13, 2018, 07:41:51 PM by Gez
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Just said hello and buggered off

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Gez
January 07, 2018, 12:39:54 PM by Gez
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But best wishes to everybody (anybody?) for the new year
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xxJust summat to say!

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November 24, 2016, 08:54:55 PM by Pipeman
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It's my 75th Birthday today.

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December 22, 2015, 08:06:07 PM by Pipeman
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Only a few days to go, so,

Happy Christmas to you all and your families. :cheer :hic




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