Apeman TRAWO Action Cam Review

Apeman TRAWO review

The Apeman TRAWO is a new action camera that’s one of many alternatives to the market leader GoPro. At just £119/$119 for the camera, two batteries and a number of accessories, can the amazing price point and and the package as a whole provide a realistic alternative to the many action cameras that are now available?

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Camera kit I use for landscape photography

A long exposure of a moody and dramatic sunset at Hope Cove in South Devon

I often get asked what kit I use for shooting different photographic subjects, and one that comes up regularly is landscape gear. For this type of photography I like to keep things as light as possible because there’s often a lot of walking involved. And if I’m camping as well as hiking, I even take less kit with me – just the bare essentials. Below you’ll see my most essential kit, which is minimal to say the least. But why carry what you don’t need?

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NiSi Filters Medium Graduated Filter review

Nisi Filters Medium Graduated Filter review

The NiSi Medium Graduated Filter (Medium Nano IR GND) is the latest addition to the NiSi range of drop-in/sheet filters aimed at landscape photographers. It’s designed to fill the gap between the shorter graduation of the NiSi Hard Graduated Filter and the larger graduation of the Soft Graduated Filter. But is this a filter that you absolutely must have in your kit?

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Samyang 12mm f/2 time-lapse

Samyang 12mm f/2 time-lapse example

This is a time-lapse shot on Fujifilm X-T1 and Samyang 12mm f/2.0 lens. This was to test how well the Samyang lens performed in this demanding type of shooting situation.

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Manfrotto announces magnetic Xume filters

Xume AdaptorsManfrotto Xume Adaptor and filters feature an innovative magnetic design allowing photographers and filmmakers make instant filter changes. Xume Adaptors can be changed or removed filters in seconds. Here’s the press release from Manfrotto…

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Innovation Hub arrives at The Photography Show

Innovation Hub at The Photography Show

The Photography Show has announced the launch of a new initiative that aims to discover the latest game-changing photography technology, gadgets and services by offering eight start-up companies the opportunity to exhibit their innovations free of charge at the show this year (18-21 March, NEC Birmingham) in the Innovation Hub.

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Jollylook – the vintage instant camera

Jollylook vintage instant camera

Jollylook is an innovative vintage styled instant camera created by Ukrainian instant photo enthusiasts. The camera will be available on kickstarter.com with prices and options available to suit every budget. With true vintage style and a folding design this fun camera can be taken with you anywhere.

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YI 4K Action Camera launches in UK

YI 4K Action Camera

The YI 4K Action Camera enables users to shoot the clearest quality images with up to 120 minutes of recording time and is the latest release in the company’s successful line of action and home cameras. The camera can be controlled via an integrated 2.19-inch, 640×360 resolution touchscreen at 330ppi. With a full 160-degree viewing angle, the display ensures users can preview their videos on the fly and never miss a shot.

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Fjallraven Barents Parka review

Fjallraven barent parka dark oliveWinter is arguably the best time of year to shoot landscape photography. Sunrise and sunset are at more agreeable times than in the summer, and the sky is clear and haze free. But during these moths, the UK is often cold, windy and wet.

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Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14

Canon Mirror Lens 5200mmThe Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14 is the world’s largest SLR lens. It can focus on objects between 18-32 miles away, and has has a minimum focusing distance of 120m. It weighs 100kg without its stand, so it’s not the easiest lens to carry around.

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