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Patented Design Giotto’s has launched a brand new range of tripods featuring a totally unique, patented design – enabling a 30% space saving while maintaining full strength, stability and weight capacity. Compared to the traditional design which simply uses a round tube, the new Y-shaped column ...

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Commons 5th Anniversary On 16th January 2008 Flickr launched their 'commons'- a massive collection of public domain photos. They started with 1500 photos, five years later their collection comprises of over 250,000 photos. Flickr announced: ''We want to thank George Oates and the Library of ...

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BenQ GH700 If you're looking for a 'bridge type ' digital camera that's not too expensive but has lots of features you might consider the BenQ GH700. BenQ has announced the launch of the GH700 camera featuring a 21x optical zoom and 16-megapixel image sensor. The cameras brings a 25mm ...

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Despite the overly dramatic title (of course photography isn't dead, mobile is part of it!) this is a nice info graphic showing the advances of photography over it's history. From the first permanent photo through to the mobile apps of today, it shows some fascinating stats such as the first photo ...

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Samsung NX300 Samsung has announced the NX300, its latest NX series mirrorless camera. In addition to a revamped 20.3MP APS-CMOS sensor, the NX300 features updated smart camera functionality and a new hybrid autofocus system. Also revealed was a compatible 45 mm f1.8 2D/3D lens which is said to ...

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New Year's Eve The last hours of 2012 are upon us, people all over the world will soon be celebrating on the biggest party night of the year. It's been an eventful year, let's hope 2013 is going to be a good one for everybody. Below are a some great photos from around the world of what we all ...

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Sony World Photography Awards 2013 There's been a last call for entries to the 'Sony World Photography Awards'.  All competitions close 4 January 2013 except Professional categories which close on 9 January 2013 I've shown you some entries to the in an earlier post. But there's been so many ...

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Vanguard Cashback Offer More seasonal promotion, this time from Vanguard. There are cashback offers on many of their products including Alta Pro series Tripods, Endeavour ED Spirit ED binoculars and Vanguard UP-Rise backpacks. You can get up to £40 cash back on the following items: £30 ...

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Photographer Ed Hetherington was shooting the wild life in Zimbabwe when he saw a lioness kill a buffalo around 400 metres away from where he was shooting so he decided to set his camera up for remote shooting and try and take some close up shots of the lion feeding on the carcass. The lion had ...

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Do you want better lighting options when shooting on location with speed lights? Do you need to break out of your lighting rut? Or maybe you just want to get more creative? From small portable soft boxes and adaptable bounce flash reflectors, to honeycomb grids and colorful gels, Rogue light ...

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I love the idea of walking around with my camera taking photos knowing that the power in my battery is constantly being charged by the suns rays. A Great concept, but could it become a reality? Well, the designer of the Solar powered camera strap Weng Jie  hopes it will. The idea seems so ...

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Photography enthusiasts who love taking their DSLR everywhere can now carry the device a lot more comfortably with the new Joby UltraFit Sling Strap. The new JOBY UltraFit Sling Strap is optimized for on-the-go photographers, with a quick-draw style strap that combines body-conforming ergonomic ...

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Christmas gift ideas // // ]]> Christmas will soon be here, presents to buy. But what can you buy the photographer in your household? Here's a few gift Ideas to start you off. The Panasonic LX7 The LX7 is a great piece of kit in a very compact body. The addition of the manual aperture ring ...

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Sigma has announced the 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Lens. It's also the first lens in Sigma's Art range. It sports a hyper sonic motor for quiet autofocus, Super Multi-Layer Coating to help in the elimination of flare and ghosting and four Super Low Dispersion lenses that pair with a single Low Dispersion ...

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