2019-01-18



Tamron have confirmed that their firmware launched at the end of 2018 will work for the Nikon Z6 as well as the Z7.



Sigma have this week confirmed which lenses are compatible with the Canon EOS R. And it's great news for EOS R users who are looking at their lens options, especially given the list includes Sigma’s Art and Sports range.

Pictured above is the Canon EOS R with the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens. A very nice, sharp combo that is perfect for portraits.

2019-01-11


Nikon announced the launch of the NIKKOR 14-30mm f4 S line lens at CES 2019. Using the Z Mount, it is compatible with their full frame mirrorless Z Series. The sample images provided were simply breathtaking - so much so we couldn't resist sharing them with you!

2019-01-08

Photojournalist Annie Griffiths | Hands on with Panasonic S1R

Panasonic S1 / S1R camera launch timeline

Bringing you all of the updates and big news as it's announced. You can take a closer look at the camera specifications on our website.
  1. Photokina Announcement
  2. Teaser Video Launched
  3. HDR & High Resolution features unveiled at CES 2019

2019-01-03

2019-01-02

Panasonic TZ90 & Canon EOS 200D - Best cameras under £500 in 2019



2019 is here, and we're looking at the best cameras available for under 500 pounds in the UK. With a wide choice of cameras available, we've highlighted a few that are a cut above the rest - from well-reviewed entry-level DSLRs through to travel compacts that will make for the perfect holiday camera.

We’ve included a handy specification comparison table at the bottom of the page.
  1. Canon 2000D with 18-55mm IS lens
  2. Nikon D3500 with 18-55mm VR lens 
  3. Sony RX100 III compact camera
  4. Panasonic TZ90  compact camera
  5. Go Pro Hero 7 action camera 
  6. Olympus OM-D EM10 MK II & 14-42mm lens
  7. Canon EOS M50 & 15-45mm lens

2018-12-27



Part 2 of our Park Cameras Youtube Channel roundup brings you the best of our handy guides. Whether you're looking to master low light photography, or wondering how to take a decent portrait shot despite only having a wide angle lens on you, we've got you covered.

Here's a roundup of our favourite video guides, as chosen by the man himself - our 'video guy' Gareth.



2018 has been a fantastic year for cameras and lenses - from the Nikon Z7, Sony a7 III through to the EOS R and trusty go-to lenses such as the Canon 24-105mm - we've bought you the reviews of the latest cameras and lenses as soon as we can get our hand on them!

Here's a roundup of our favourite video reviews, as chosen by the man himself - our 'video guy' Gareth.


2018-12-21



The year that full frame mirrorless dominated, the rise of the drones, and the pocket-sized marvel that will let you record incredible 4K video and motionlapses wherever you go.

It’s also been the year where if you play your Instagram game right, you can be an influencer before you know it. The rapid rise in video technology means that high-end production values are easier to achieve than ever before.

2018-12-19


DJI Osmo pocket size comparison with DJI Osmo plus

Introducing the DJI Osmo Pocket - the handheld gimbal that offers 4K, 60fps at 100Mbps stabilised video footage on the go. It also offers great 'B Roll' options such as motionlapse and hyperlapses.

We look at the key features and introduce you to the future of video technology - all in a package the size of a Mars Bar. One of the new, stingy sized ones at that. Let's take a look!

2018-12-14



Baby, it's cold outside... But how do you protect your camera from the freezing weather? When the frost starts settling regularly and snow is on the horizon, it's tempting to rush out and start snapping away to capture those picture perfect winter scenes.

With our guide you’ll be able to snap away happily, without worrying about your battery suddenly dying or condensation ruining your lens.

2018-12-12


Studio lighting offers an exciting world of opportunities - mastering the light means that you are in control and can add your own personal touch to portrait photography. Here are four different set-ups that you can try, with illustrations and suggested camera settings.

These images were taken by Rob Pugh (Sony Ambassador and wedding photographer) during his recent seminars at our Burgess Hill studio.

2018-12-11



For this year's Christmas buying guide we spoke to our Burgess Hill Store Manager, Mike, to see what's been a hit with customers throughout the year.

Whether you're looking for inspiration for yourself, or you're considering very subtly forwarding this blog on to your spouse’s social media timeline, we’ve put together a cross-section of useful accessories that will appeal to the photographer in us all.

2018-12-07



Sometimes you see something a little bit different that just needs to be shared! Sony Ambassador Rob Pugh gave a seminar in our Burgess Hill studio on a concept that he came up with... while in B&Q!

Read on to see how Rob combines three different coloured gels to create amazing portraits with a  unique look.

2018-12-05

Reindeer - Christmas Lights Photo tips and techniques - Ashley Laurence


Think of Christmas and no doubt you'll think of roast dinner, mulled wine, and perhaps the odd family argument over what to watch next on the box. This year though, ask us to think of Christmas, and we’d say… ‘bokeh’!

For a few weeks of the year, villages, town and city centres all over the country present photographers with the opportunity to photography familiar scenes in a whole new light… We look at how to make the most of the Christmas lights, with some practical tips on settings.


2018-11-30

St Pauls - London Cityscapes - Ashley Laurence - Time for Heroes Photography

If you want to learn the art of taking great cityscape photos then you're in the right place. We braved the wet weather to head out with cityscape photographer (& Sony Ambassador) Ron Timehin to get some tips (and secret London locations) from one of the best in the game.

Follow these tips and before you know it you’ll be transforming the city that you see on a daily basis into a flood of exciting colours, reflections and creative compositions that you’ll be proud to hang up on your wall.