Tag: camera
canon 1dx

I was looking forward to the release of the EOS-1D X because I’d heard about the new developments in the sensor, the exposure system and in the AF System. The fact that the EOS-1D X was going to replace the EOS-1D Mark IV and the EOS-1Ds Mark III which is the earlier full frame sensor camera makes it a much more practical tool for the work that I do. My plan was to start using two EOS-1D X cameras instead of one of each of the other models…. READ MORE >

Chris Canon lens review

On opening the box of the new 300/2.8, I was amazed by how small and light it was!! Size isn’t everything, right? But this certainly proved to be the case here with this new addition punching well above its weight!! However, the new 400 was the one I really wanted to test as I own and love the previous version. Once I used the Mark II model, I found it had a more ergonomic feel and a very significant reduction in weight. This combined with the improved image stabilisation… READ MORE >


This is a wildlife tutorial I did for Canon – worth watching just for some basic tips and tricks to help you improve your wildlife photography.  Whether you are photographing giant predators around the world, or just trying to get the best shot of your pet moggy back home…!  Its all about preparation, lighting, composition, knowing the animal’s behaviour, and of course knowing your gear well. If you are interested in further tutorials, look out for my new photography app coming soon, which will be jam… READ MORE >

Flipside 500AW

Pro shooter Chris McLennan has been using one of the commemorative Flipside 500 AW bags for some time now. So when we launched the “I love the extra capacity and depth that the FlipSide 500 gives me. This makes it perfect for the Canon “one” series camera body and a range of lenses – yet it is still compact enough to make it quick and mobile. I regularly carry it on my bike or hiking when I don’t need a huge amount of gear. It easily accommodates the… READ MORE >


“The new Canon EOS 1D Mark IV completes my EOS equipment set perfectly [Chris also shoots with the EOS 1Ds Mark III and EOS 5D Mark II digital SLRs]. At present the EOS 1D Mark IV is being dubbed as the perfect camera for photojournalists and action sports photographers, due particularly to the camera’s high speed and low light capabilities.  I don’t think many people have realised though, the benefits of this camera for travel, landscape and wildlife photography. While the low light performance is one of the key draw-cards of… READ MORE >

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