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Wildlife photography often demands fast focusing, rapid fire shooting and lightning reflexes, however to be successful it often requires more than that – the one common factor required is thought and planning.  It doesn’t always work out the way you wanted but knowledge of your subject and it’s behaviour mixed with forethought and planning – plus calm and efficient reactions – and your odds will increase dramatically. Timing is everything.  The speed required for great wildlife photography isn’t always about freezing high speed action but can… READ MORE >

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After making some pretty big promises last year the Travel Photography Awards are finally here and they are everything we said they would be! Your chance to win big!! HOW WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE TRIP TO THE ISLANDS OF TAHITI…? Well, its not impossible, somebody has to win!! So why don’t you visit the site and see what all the hype is about. There’s a prize package that includes a one-on-one mentored trip to the Islands of Tahiti with Chris (7 nights including flights, accommodation,… READ MORE >

McLennan_Lexar Beyondf8 Subscription Winner Dec 12

Thanks to everyone who subscribed to Beyondf8 while we ran our Lexar Free Giveaway. We are delighted to have welcomed 394 new subscribers on board – we hope you are all enjoying the site! By now you should have all received a welcome newsletter. Our next newsletter is due out at Christmas, (we are just waiting on the final details of our Travel Photography Tutorial APP and the Travel Photography Awards so that we can give you all of the information on these exciting new products… READ MORE >

The value of a good memory card...

With the ever changing technology of the photographic industry leading to faster frame rates, hi definition video and larger image file sizes, the demands placed on our memory cards have never been greater. The new Lexar 1000x UDMA CF cards that I have been using certainly stand up to the test, and comfortably so.  I use two of these cards side by side in my 1dx – with a write speed of 145 MB/s they are incredibly fast.  In practical terms, that camera / card combination… READ MORE >


A video from Alaska where Chris uses his Lexar Memory cards in some of the toughest conditions imaginable, shooting the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) late at night in minus 50 degrees!  Which makes it pretty important to know your gear is not going to let you down as there is no chance to reshoot… As always, the Lexar cards worked flawlessly – they are fast and efficient and handle the workload perfectly.  Another successful shoot and some more great images for Chris’s archives.  

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