'Portrait Photography' Competition - Win A Samyang 85mm F/1.4 FE II Lens!

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  • Eye Fi SD Cards

    "I have mentioned before on many threads of a similar nature, from experience, the best way is to shoot Raw + jpeg, set the jpeg to the smallest possible file size, s...
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  • Have I got a bargain or a white elephant?

    Lastolite used to make a stand mount and umbrella holder for the Metz hammer guns, well worth looking out for one (or two). Think they are out of production now but have ...
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  • Macro and micromacro lighting

    Stewart, for more lighting options, the old high voltage flash units can be picked up for a few quid off Ebay, they can be optically triggered so you don't endanger your...
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  • Extension tubes

    Just had a look at the Nikon 300mm f4 D AF-S IF ED Lens, seems good vaue for money, use a X1.4 or a X2 tele converter giving 420mm or 600mm for the loss of a few stops, r...
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  • Unwanted or broken flash guns

    This may sound a bit of a cheek and may not be the correct place to put this, but here goes. I would be grateful if anybody has an old flashgun, Nikon compatible, that...
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  • Good macro

    I have just had a play with my camera with my SB-600 attached and was taking some nice sharp images, getting flash and shutter synched was easy, well for me anyway, as a ...
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  • Building a ring flash

    I have tried experimenting with them but they are not strong enough compared to a flash unit, and lack flexibility.
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  • ring flash

    I bought an old SB21 Nikon macro flash off Ebay a few years back and use that for macro stuff. It has to be used in manual mode, but that's not an issue, especially as y...
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  • Marine boy

    OMG. I have just turned on the telly while it was tuned to 'Men and Motors' from last night (don't ask!) and they are showing reruns of wrestling on World of Sport in the...
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  • SB600 Speedlight

    Take a nought of it Steve and I may be interested.....................:( I have seen that unit and it's way out of my price range, ah well back to drawing board.....;)...
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  • Visibility

    Many many thanks guys, appreciate your feedback.
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  • This woman is scary.....

    Nah, my local taxi driver says it's the deregulation..
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  • High speed photography

    Thanks Nick, I remember reading it a while back now, fairly informative. Its more the set up technicalities and pitfalls I need info on. It is in the early stages of set...
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  • Congrats

    Thankyou so much ;)
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  • From the fridge or not!

    "I like chocolate from the fridge too So do i, but the last lot cost me a crown, well having it fixed :(" Good Grief! When was the last time you bought cho...
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  • York National Railway Museum

    O yes train station shots are worth a bash and look great too. Here's one i did earlier in HDR lol:) [photo]
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  • Songs with camera themes

    Erase/Rewind - The Cardigans That one covers film and digital.
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  • charlie bit my finger

    Random... but thanks for sharing, I love it!
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  • Etiquette for street photography

    There was a quote from a street photographer (sorry,can't remember who) in BJP a few months back saying "it is easier to ask forgiveness after the shot for the few that o...
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  • Update

    Thanks Andy, glad you approve..........;)
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  • Graphics card disconnection

    Well Chris, it hasn't happened since unchecking Enable OpenGL Drawing, so fingers crossed on that one, many thanks fo rthe advice. Vince, your advice too is invaluable...
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  • A good read

    " The trouble with this forum is that people use the terms Photoshop and CS5 as if they're interchangeable. It's wrong as CS5 is the collective name for a suite of p...
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  • CS5

    CS5 runs OK, it was just missing the marching ants on any selection, but found the little devils now and keeping them under lock and key so no chance of escape! This w...
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  • Unable to open

    Thanks guys, had a good rummage through Adobe's site and the D40 is supported but not the D40X, looks like an upgrade is on the cards.
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  • Ability to fit Nikon

    "I think the lens coupling fork on earlier mounts fould on the overhang in the pentaprism of many models. Also, non AI will give no metering on all nikon DSLRs even i...
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  • Tornado

    Cheers John, a great link.
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  • First place for AlleyCatz

    Thanks for stopping by Les, Sarah and Colin :) ~Alley~
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  • Sharpness

    Some very helpful suggestions, thank you all very much for your contributions, it's much appreciated. Stew
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  • Trouble starting up! HELP

    Glad to hear you're sorted Stewart. I have yet to fix mine - unfortunately I have no disks so cannot currently do a thing. I'll get round to it eventually!
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  • Nikon 16-85 VR or 18-200 VR

    Many, many thanks all of you for your help, looks like the 18-200 is coming my way.
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