Category Archives: Gear

Cameras, lens, accessories

Surrounded by temptations

No, not that sort of temptations ! This sort of temptation, at the Bangkok PhotoFair 2016. I went out to the BITEC exhibition centre today just for a look and something to do, I was not planning on buying anything … Continue reading

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A new toy to play with …

 I am off on the first snorkelling trip of the season tomorrow, so I thought I would splash out on a new toy for the trip. And what is it ?… An underwater video light. Although you don’t really need … Continue reading

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Nikon 1 AW1, or GoPro Hero 4 for snorkelling ? ….the final verdict.

A while ago I wrote a post comparing 2 waterproof cameras that I had taken on a snorkelling trip, Nikon’s 1 AW1 and the GoPro Hero 4 (Silver edition). Since then that post has received quite a few hits, apparently … Continue reading

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An oldie but a goodie …

OK, maybe not such a goodie ! Do you think that I overused the polarising filter ?  I was doing a bit of cleaning out on my hard drive this morning when I came across a long forgotten folder full … Continue reading

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DSLR camera sensor cleaning in Bangkok

One of photography’s inevitabilities is that if you own a DSLR you will end up with dirt on the sensor sooner or later. Most modern cameras have some sort of dust removal option in their menu, which works ….. sort … Continue reading

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GoPro 4 Silver v Nikon 1 AW1

I’ve finally got around to sorting through the photos I took on my trip to Ko Phi Phi a couple of weeks ago. As I mentioned previously apart from my D800 camera I had the loan of a GoPro 4, … Continue reading

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