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Camera Choice

Buying a new camera – a hard choice!

I remember a few years back when buying a new camera was an easier choice, it mostly depended on what brand glass and mount you had as to which new DSLR body you purchased. Then along camera mirrorless and those days were gone, choosing a new camera or system became a lot trickier! Since taking up landscape photography back in 2013, I have owned just 2 camera bodies, my first one was a Nikon D3200 which I sold to make […]

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Camera Image Sensor Cleaning Advice

As I was learning photography, the author of every tutorial I watched on YouTube had a different view when it came to camera sensor cleaning, but most tended to fall into two different camps. One camp is telling you never try cleaning your own image sensor, you can do damage and make your pride and joy DSLR or mirror-less camera into junk. The other camp was screaming at you through the computer and TV screen to save your money and do the job of sensor cleaning yourself. Proving you are careful and sensible, the job is easy and over years will save you a fortune.

Amazon Basics Backpack for SLR Cameras and Accessories Review

This Amazon Basics backpack was the first dedicated camera backpack I bought when I first took up DSLR photography back in 2013, so the bag has been thoroughly and literally tested to destruction by me out in the field. For £28 ($28) you get a very well designed, sturdy and practical camera bag, perfect for those just starting out in photography. The tripod straps aren’t particularly robust and the bag is not as sturdy as top money professional bags, but […]