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  • Wide lens

    On the RPS forum, one member is selling a good 17-40mm lens for GBP250.
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  • 24-105l extender

    You of course can sell it on when you get back if you don't need it afterwards
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  • Upgrade for image processing

    For the more budget minded at about 450 this is not a bad starting point, I opted against a mother board bundle this time (you pay more for the same components) This GP...
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  • event photography

    Hi Riaan, Good question, and one i'd love to hear opinions too. Flash is great with a big bounce card like the large rogue flash bender is great for some the the stuf...
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  • CR2 file viewing

    Free speech ! it's not allowed in this country anymore . i thought that's what the rest of the world looked to us for !
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  • CS6 vs desktop help

    Resized image to desktop specs and it worked :):):) Thanks guys
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  • canon 70-300mm

    The 70-300L is clearly best in class but IMO the price is a bit rich, also consider the Tamron SP70-300 VC which is a very passable lens IMO. in reviews it seems to edge ...
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  • Which filter 72mm 15-85 IS USM

    "Len, the exposed "front element" of a Nikon 600mm f4 is actually plain glass but curved just like the Pentax "ghostless" filters that I had in the late 1960s. It's...
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  • Nikon 35mm f1.8 G AF-S DX Lens vs 50mm

    Thanks guys. I went for the 35mm in the end. Will see how I get on with it :D
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  • AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

    Nor do the D40 series.
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  • Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8

    One reason for buying genuine Nikon lenses is that they hold their value better. When we cleared out my Father-in-law's kit (he'd been blind for a few years so the kit w...
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  • Nikon d3100

    Hi Yes I was surprised that I had to... low iso and tried faster shutter as well. Resetting and will check back in in a few days Thx
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  • Raw .NEF files and lightroom 2

    Hi Lightroom 4 was eating my laptop resources big time...trial version. I got myself cs6 and very happy with it
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  • Compact Camera

    I don`t know what you lot think but I`m keeping my eyes on Canon. There new Canon Powershot G1 X uses a new sensor practically the same shape and size as M4/3, on CSC ...
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  • 450d Service

    A quick web search gives you: http://www.canon.co.uk/Support/Consumer_Products/services_locator/index.aspx Just go here and fill in your camera details;)
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  • Camera delivering blurred images

    Autofocus inaccuracy is not uncommon in digital cameras. As has been mentioned try manual focussing, then you'll get an indication as to whether your autofocus is at fau...
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  • Cleaning lenses

    In use a standard lens cleaning fluid also - bought from costco where I get free refills. The fluid is intended for glasses, but it works just as well. The benefit is tha...
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  • Square filters and holder

    I have had Cokin P and Z systems however had issues with the filters marking easily in normal use. Switched to LEE and as they say never looked back. Cokin will do the...
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  • 24-70mm f2.8 or similar

    Sorry for the late reply, just trawling the forum! I picked up a 28-28L f2.8-f4 last year for just over 200 in excellent condition and I'm really pleased with it. Tr...
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  • Some Exposure

    Hi Riaan, nice one ! Having images in the public domain and them being noticed and used certainly is an encouraging thing. I do a lot of what I call postcard type s...
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  • Events for work

    If they are recieving the awards at a podium, then you could always set up one of your studio lights in front/to the side of the podium.... and use one light and a reflec...
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  • Shooting Tiaras

    Thanks all. Sounds like the 50mm is the winner here. I have never tried focus stacking... think I'll have a trial run and see how it goes :-) Thanks again Riaan
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  • Wet Gear

    Thank you all :-D
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  • e2 Membership

    Can I just add my tuppence' worth to this, by saying a very big thank you to the guys and gals at EPZ for giving me a chance to try e2 on a freebie basis. I've really onl...
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  • Studio Flash

    Well, you just plug the camera to the lights and start taking photos... ...how you set the lights up will depend on what effect you are trying to achieve. Consider a (...
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  • Hello all

    Welcome to the site, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do !
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  • Calendar Shoot

    May - May pole dance, May Day dawn? June - Beach July - Wild flowers August - Ice creams September - Harvest If you want to do it all in studio then I guess you'll...
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  • Sports/Wildlife = 1 lens

    Thanks Again for the help all :-)
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  • New Canon

    If you can stretch the kitty a little you can pick up a Canon EF-S 17-55mm f2.8 IS USM for 695, or a Canon 70-200mm f4 for 429 via the Amazon marketplace. Both are ve...
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