Category: review

Why buy a new camera ?

This post is sort of a follow on from last year when I wrote about how great it was to seek out 5 year old hardware as it…

Gloves for Photography

Taking pictures in cold weather has always been a little problematical as nice warm gloves don’t really help when fiddling with DSLR settings. One fairly decent solution I…

review: mozy – free online backup

After having used it for a few weeks I really ought to mention Mozy [1], partly to try and get some extra storage space, but mostly because it’s…

games. on a mac ? for free ?

I don’t generally bother with games that much, mainly because trying to get tens of Unix apps to play nicely after one of them has a security upgrade,…

Sensor Klear from Lenspen – review

Ok, after using my Lenspen I was ready for the really scary one: the Sensor Klear CCD cleaning pen. Did I buy both at the same time ?…

Lenspen – review

Snake oil[1]. That’s what I had in mind for this product, and to be honest I’d been fooled by the name into thinking that there was something inside…

Slik Sprint Mini Tripod – review

After getting my new camera bag, I sold my old one (thanks Andrew !) and got this tripod with the proceeds. Looking at the PDF on the UK…

Tamrac Adventure 9 – review

Since my last camera bag review seemed to generate so much interest, here’s another one ! Things have changed quite a bit in the last 17 months, and…

Suffolk Restaurants – The Round House Restaurant

Suffolk Restaurants – The Round House Restaurant: http://www.allenby.co.uk/index.html Found at the side of the A12 on Saturday quite by accident whilst camping near the Suffolk coast with friends,…

photoSIG – review

photoSIG: http://www.photosig.com/go/main I’m quite behind the times for many things, and actively critiquing photographs (as well as having others rate mine) is something I’ve been meaning to get…

Tesco DVD Rental – review

Tesco DVD Rentals – the easiest way to rent DVDs: http://www.tescodvdrental.com/welcome/home.html This (like most of Tesco‘s offerings) is a rebranded service operated by a 3rd party – in…

Lowepro SlingShot 200 AW – review

Lowepro – SlingShot 200 AW: http://www.lowepro.com/Products/Sling_Bags/All_Weather_Cover/SlingShot_200_AW.aspx Update 05feb07: I’ve just replaced my 200AW with the Tamrac Adventure 9, and have a review of that bag as a comparison…

Canon Digital Photo Professional

Digital Photo Professional: http://www.photoworkshop.com/canon/dpp/ Until tonight I hadn’t paid much attention to this application as I’d mainly been sulking at the lack of EOS 350D support in {iPhoto}….

Shure E2c: mini-review

A couple of years ago I bought a pair of Panasonic active noise cancelling headphones from Heathow duty free, and after using them on a transatlantic flight my…