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18 Sep Posted by Matt in Guides, Reviews |

Best Budget Zoom Lens for Canon DSLR

Best Budget Zoom Lens for Canon DSLR

A zoom lens with a longer focal length than the kit lens is one of the most popular upgrades for new DSLR owners. The exact options available to you will depend on which brand of camera you have, with this guide being tailored towards Canon DSLR users. There are many options available when choosing a DSLR lens. Firstly, you...

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10 Jan Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Canon G1 X: The Best Compact Digital Camera, Ever?

Canon G1 X: The Best Compact Digital Camera, Ever?

The split between Digital SLRs and digital compact cameras has long puzzled me.  In the past, on the most part if you wanted excellent quality (especially in low-light) then you pretty much had to get a DSLR.  The tide started to turn a little with the emergence of compact system cameras, but really these too...

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12 Dec Posted by Matt in Reviews |

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L Lens Review

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L Lens Review

The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 L might be a bit of an ageing rock star in Canons lens line-up, but can it still cut it as a top of the range lens?  With a 35mm focal length this lens acts as a slight wide-angle lens on a full-frame body, and is more or less neutral...

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14 Oct Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

iPhone 4S vs DSLR: Apple’s latest model takes on the big boys.

iPhone 4S vs DSLR: Apple’s latest model takes on the big boys.

The iPhone 4S has a great 8Mp camera, but can it hold it's own against an enthusiast-level DSLR? We go head to head to find out whether Apple's latest is just a great phone camera, or a great camera full stop.

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02 Oct Posted by Matt in Guides |

Do you need a Flash Meter for Digital Studio Photography?

Do you need a Flash Meter for Digital Studio Photography?

Many photographers swear by using a flash meter to precisely set up their flashes whenever they are taking photos in a professional studio. But does that mean you need to use some kind of meter to take professional shots? Why use a Flash Meter at all? A flash meter is designed to help you get...

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22 Sep Posted by Guest Expert in News, Reviews |

Canon PowerShot S95: A Great Fallback Camera

Canon PowerShot S95: A Great Fallback Camera

The Canon PowerShot S95 is a Great Fallback Camera By Blake Sanders, Guest Expert The Canon PowerShot S95 is a wonderful pocket camera for serious photographers who want the ability to take great pictures quickly. Its size allows it to fit easily inside a pack or purse. It is equipped with many great features that...

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08 Jul Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

iPhone SLR Mount: Use Nikon & Canon DSLR Lenses on you phone

iPhone SLR Mount: Use Nikon & Canon DSLR Lenses on you phone

Every now and then a product catches my eye that I can’t make my mind up on – is it genius or just ridiculous? The iPhone SLR Mount from photojojo.com is the latest item to make it onto this prestigious list that lives inside my head.  The sales pitch is reasonably compelling; turn your iPhone into...

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06 Jul Posted by Matt in Guides, News |

Image Stabilisation Low Down

Image Stabilisation Low Down

Image Stabilisation is commonplace in nearly every digital camera these days, but have you ever wondered what this mystical technology is or how it goes about trying to make your shots less wobbly? There are actually two different ways that image stabilisation (which may be referred to as Anti-Shake, Vibration Reduction, or simply as IS...

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11 Apr Posted by Matt in News |

Digital Camera Beginner Update: eBay, Used DSLRs & Buyers Guides

Digital Camera Beginner Update: eBay, Used DSLRs & Buyers Guides

In the last couple of months a lot has been going on behind the scenes here at Digital Camera Beginner, and after a big push over the weekend we’re pleased to announce that our new Used DSLR section is now live. We realised a while ago that buying used is a great way to make...

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29 Mar Posted by Matt in News |

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i & Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Now Shipping

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i & Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Now Shipping

Despite concerns that the recent earthquake crisis in Japan could push back the release of Canon’s latest digital SLR cameras, the Canon EOS 600D and Canon EOS 1100D, stocks are available in Europe today as planned. Amazon.co.uk had been showing March 29th as the release date for some weeks, and it seems that despite all...

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