Month: February 2016

Memory cards. Which one to choose?

It’s easy to take your camera’s memory card for granted. However, you only have to go into a camera shop to realise that memory cards come in a bewildering array of sizes, formats and speeds. It’s easy to work out what memory card format you need – unless you shoot with the Nikon D4s, it’s either Compact Flash or SD.… Read more →

Megazooms are completely useless

Isn’t it ironic that the relationship between the extent of a zoom’s focal range and the usefulness of that lens is inversely proportional? There are exceptions of course and, as in many relationships, money can be a disruptive influence, but in general terms the monster zoom lenses purchased for their do-all qualities actually allow us to do less. I don’t… Read more →