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Lumix DMC G3

The Lumix DMC G3 is a Flyweight Champion
Smaller, Faster, Tougher – the G3 is a Great CSC
Panasonic were the first manufacturer to bring out Compact System Cameras (CSC) and to revolutionize how we think about D-SLRs. However, they haven’t rested on their laurels. Each new generation aims at a different niche and satisfies different […]

Nikon D3400 white balance

Nikon D3400 white balance settings are worth checking out

Nikon D3400 white balance is one of my favorite settings for a couple of reasons. The first is that it helps you set the camera so that you get naturally exposed pictures which is really good. And the second is that you can use that same […]

Nikon D3400 buttons

The Nikon D3400 Buttons

The Nikon D3400 buttons allow you to get into the inner workings of the camera easily. Whilst the Mode Dial is a useful short cut to se the camera to shoot in specific styles, the buttons will give you more control over your pictures and videos.
The Nikon D3400 buttons at the top begin […]

The Nikon D4

The Nikon D4 Straddles the Stills/Video Divide

The D4 is an Ideal Camera for the Professional Photographer and Videographer
The Canon 5d markII set the standard for the professional photo/video camera. It is no surprise that Nikon’s response has upped the ante in both departments. However, instead of revolution, Nikon have chosen to improve incrimentally in […]

Fujifilm x10

Fujifilm’s X10 Will get the Best from You
The X10 is the Complete Package that Combines Latest Technology with Classic Good-Looks

Someone at Fuji is on a nostalgia trip. The X-series cameras look like they should hanging around the neck of Ernest Hemingway. The X10 is a compact camera that is just begging to go to […]

Canon 1300D video settings

Shoot great videos with the Canon 1300D/Rebel T6
Check out these Canon 1300D/T6 video settings

The Canon 1300D/Rebel T6 DSLR is a great camera for shooting stills and also movies. However, it is always a good idea to get the Canon 1300D video settings right from the start.
The Canon 1300D has a specific option for […]

Canon Ixus 115 HS

The Canon Ixus 115 HS is Simple, Practical and Stylish
The Ixus 115 points, shoots and videos impressively

This is one of Canon’s ‘don’t make me think’ range of cameras and, if you want a pretty camera to point and shoot, or record your memorable moments, then this will do the job very well. The 12 […]

Best Nikon D3400 settings

How to set up your Nikon D3400 DSLR camera properly
Get your D3400 settings sorted right at the start


Nikon D3400 settings are pretty straightforward. The first thing you need to do is to charge your battery. When you buy the camera you will receive a battery and a battery charger and, although the battery may […]

Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 review

The Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 is your first step onto the D-SLR ladder
The 1100D is competent and straightforward

The Canon EOS 1100D is Canon’s budget model. It gets all the important stuff right, such as metering and focus and the beginner should be perfectly happy with the range and quality of this camera. Many […]

The Canon 600D / Rebel T3i

The Canon EOS 600D is a Class Act
The Canon 600D is a Great Camera for a Good Price

If you are buying your first D-SLR or upgrading from anything more than about three years old, the Canon 600D / Rebel T3i is a great combination of features and capability at a very reasonable price. Enthusiasts looking […]