Bos Camera Strap – The Best Kept Secret in Camera Sling Straps

BosSTRAP attached to Nikon camera with details of the BosSTRAP's unique features

For some years now I have owned a Bos Camera Strap (BosStrap) and am very happy with it. I think it’s one of the best kept secrets in the photography world. Let’s face it the straps that come with cameras are horribly uncomfortable, often too short and, after a very short time, feel like they … Read more Bos Camera Strap – The Best Kept Secret in Camera Sling Straps

Manfrotto 055 Aluminium Tripod Review – Buy Once Buy Forever

Manfrotto 055 with carrying bag

In an earlier post I explained why you need a good tripod. In this post I  review the Manfrotto 055 Aluminium tripod which I consider to be one of the best on the market and a great investment that will last you for years, if not the rest of your life. Manfrotto is probably the … Read more Manfrotto 055 Aluminium Tripod Review – Buy Once Buy Forever

What is Low Key Photography – And When To Use It

A low key photograph of a young girl dressed as a clown

In this post I am hoping to sell you on the attractions of low-key photography. Before I tell you what I like about it let me try to answer the question “What is Low Key Photography?” An obvious place to start would be with the official definition – official definitions can be boring but in … Read more What is Low Key Photography – And When To Use It

Calibrate Your Monitor for Photography – Using Screen Calibration Software

A composite and dark photo of a woman and her dead cat showing her fond but memories but reflecting on her loss

Computer and other screens vary in their resoultions, color components, brightness etc. and for consistent results you really need to calibrate your monitor for photography. This is particularly important if you print your photos. It can be extremely frustratingand expensive to order prints and find that they don’t look like what you thought they would. … Read more Calibrate Your Monitor for Photography – Using Screen Calibration Software

35mm Versus 50mm Prime Lens – Which Will Suit Your Needs Best?

35mm Versus 50mm Prime lens

Deciding between 35mm versus 50mm prime lens can seem a hard decision to make – especially for the newbie photographer buying their first prime lens. It needn’t be difficult and I will show you an easy method to decided which will suit your needs best by using your 18-55mm kit lens. Before I go any … Read more 35mm Versus 50mm Prime Lens – Which Will Suit Your Needs Best?

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