Apertures & DOF

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One of the most fundamental things to know in photography is the relationship between aperture and depth of field.
There are two main features that make up depth of field 1. the distance between your subject and your lens and 2. aperture. If you set the lens to the maximum aperture, i.e. its widest setting, you […]

Entry Level Sony A65 – New & Exciting!

Sony A65 Front

As you may have read, Sony have recently launched a new range of cameras. We’ve told you about the A77 and the new and exciting NEX range so with no further adieu here is our take on the Sony A65!
Unveiled to Camera House at the Sony launch two weeks ago was the so called entry […]

I AM : Waterproof, Shock-Proof & Freeze-Proof

Nikon AW100 Orange

New to the Nikon Coolpix range is the AW100!

Through the lens of our winner – Jon Russell Staniland

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What camera did you use? I used an Olympus e 410 DSLR
What settings did you use? 1/160s, f.8.0, 0.030 EV, ISO 100, 14.mm
What inspired this shot? It’s hard not to be inspired at this location, such a great mix of grunge and urban art, a very special place. For this shot – […]

Polarising Filters


For the SLR camera owner there is one simple piece of equipment that can make a huge difference to the images you take. It will give you better, brighter more saturated colours. Can let you see through glass without those annoying reflections. Brings to life shots that include water, improves […]

Wanting to know about water photography?

Water is one of the most photographed objects within our images. Whether it’s the surf breaking on a beach, streams & rivers silently flowing through the landscape or lakes reflecting a mirror image of the world around them. Water really is everywhere. Just as there are […]

Alpha Awe – Sony A77

Sony Aplha A77

Last night was the launch of Sony’s new line up and needless to say the launch left everyone buzzing with excitement from the advancements Sony have made and also the new models like the Mac Daddy – the Sony A77.

We were, as we’re sure you’re going to be, gob smacked with the announcement of the […]

New NEX Range – WOW!


Like the heading of this post, we have one thing to say about the new NEX range – WOW!
We’ll start from the beginning, the new NEX-C3. While this is the toddler of the range it still packs a great amount of punch. Its slim design will definitely cater for those wanting to hold onto the […]

Panning a moving subject

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‘Panning’ is a technique where the photographer shoots a moving subject whilst moving the camera in tandem with the subject’s movement during exposure. The result is a sharp subject with a blurred background – suggesting a feeling of motion and action.
It is a well-used technique among sports and wildlife photographers to […]

WINNER: Win a trip for two to Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant Fifteen in London!


As a part of Camera House and Nikon’s July promotion we gave you all the chance at winning a trip for two to Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant Fifteen in London. The winner has been drawn and we would like to congratulate Sharon.M who entered at Croydon (VIC) Camera House! Have a great time in London Sharon […]