Photo Friday After Dark Winner – Kris!


What camera did you use?
I used a Sony A350 DSLR, with a 50mm f1.4 Lens
What settings did you use?
It was a 20 sec Exposure @ f6.3, ISO 100
What inspired this shot?
The reason I took the shot is, we had just moved into a new apartment and I guess my way of enjoying the view is […]

Photo Friday Vintage Winner Alison!

Canon MII

What camera did you use? Canon 5D Mark 2
What settings did you use? ISO 100, f8.0, 1/400 exposure @19mm.
What inspired this shot? I initially took this shot for a vintage theme. I had driven past the wall weekly and had the image I wanted in my mind so bought a 1950’s wig and a bottle […]

Photo Friday Funny Faces Winner John!


What camera did you use?
Canon EOS 40D.  Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 Lens.
What inspired this shot?
I’ve entered the Canon Photo5 competition for the past few years, but with the arrival of a baby daughter I just ran out of time last year. Not wanting to miss out completely I thought I’d have a go at the […]

Photo Friday Textures Winner Jenelle


What camera did you use? I used my Nikon D7000 with 18-55mm lens.
What settings did you use? Camera settings- f/8 , exposure time 1/160sec ISO 100. I used my Ganz 250di studio lights one on the background and one on the subject.
What inspired this shot? This shot was inspired when i was watching my 18month […]

Photo Friday Minimalism Winner Diane


What camera did you use? Canon 7D EOS
What settings did you use? River way in the foyer area using my Canon 7D EOS and lens – Canon EFS 15-85mm and settings: f/5; ISO-100; 1/15 sec; focal length 55mm (no flash). 
What inspired this shot? I was inspired to take the photo as I could see […]

Photo Friday Destruction Winner Gav


What camera did you use? This shot was taken with a Nikon D7000 and a Samyang 8mm Fisheye Lens
What settings did you use? ISO-100, f 11, 20 second exposure, Aperture priority
I bracketed 3 shots (+2,-2) and edited them in Photomatix, then CS5 to add some contrast and sharpen a little.
What inspired this shot? This shot […]

That’s a wrap – All things photography from CES 2013

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Canon PowerShot N

How to describe it, tiny! It’s almost like holding a real life Instagram camera, it’s Creative Mode hosts five artistic modes where you can mix up your original photos and turn them into a piece of art but unlike the phone this little camera packs a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor making your creative […]

Samsung NX300 – Truly Connected

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The Samsung NX300 is a beautiful Compact System Camera to grace the camera market.
It looks great, it feels great and it is superior to a lot of its competitors in its category. Samsung’s major push this year is on connectivity and how that translates to your everyday life. They’ve adopted this philosophy with the NX300 […]

Polaroid’s Android Interchangeable Lens Camera

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We’re yet to have a hands on go with this camera but let it be heard “Polaroid have just announced a new Wi-Fi, Android based Compact System Camera”. While this may seem a step up from the Samsung Galaxy Camera released late 2012 we’re yet to see. Yes it is Android based which is much […]

Pentax Launches The MX-1

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Compact cameras are definitely not as popular as they used to be with the smartphone now perceived to give the same results. Pentax have noticed this and have decided to take on the feedback and transform the “traditional” compact into a highly featured new generation compact.
It features a beautiful 12 Megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor at […]