I have a selection of supports for my camera gear. All shapes and sizes, for all kinds of uses. Tripods that rarely see the light of day, monopods that for some reason have three legs but are still called monopods and those overpriced pocketable types with the flexible legs that flex to pieces. I wanted to get back to basics and find a simple aluminium monopod that suited my uses. I feel the … [Read more...] about Velbon Ultra Stick L50 (Quick look)
Tales from the end of the internet
The internet doesn't really have a beginning or an end. It's a system. Still, I liked the title and parking my motorbike on a beach in New Zealand last week, I saw a sign that reminded me that many communication cables do in fact stop at New Zealand. It takes a lot for me to sit on a plane for 25 hours. Cash helps. Plus the promise of adventures with people I have not yet met, in a country I … [Read more...] about Tales from the end of the internet
Multimedia Storymaking Walks
UPDATE To find out how you can participate in one of these days, check out Storymaking.net ______________________________ From pitching ideas in the office to posting holiday snaps to your favourite social places, we use stories in every area of our lives. To entertain, explain, educate and engage. We are made of stories. Thanks to the Open University I am able to offer a series of free … [Read more...] about Multimedia Storymaking Walks
iPhone 5 Vs the iPhone 4s: With Photos in mind.
There are no images of the iPhone 5 in this blog post. I imagine you have seen one by now and know what it looks like. This is certainly not the normal phone review due to some interesting realisations that forced me to change the way I look at comparing the iPhone 4s to the iPhone 5. Last week I was in Turkey speaking at the European Wine Bloggers Conference and delivering a couple of … [Read more...] about iPhone 5 Vs the iPhone 4s: With Photos in mind.
5 in 1 Camera Connection Kit for the iPad
The Apple camera connection kit was possibly the first accessory I bought for my iPad. I was a little peeved at the cost and It's still expensive at £25. Still, if you want to import photos from your 'proper' camera via the SD card or USB cable there are few other options. You could go down the Eye-Fi route, but the cost, compatibility and power issues, on top of the hassle to set one up put many … [Read more...] about 5 in 1 Camera Connection Kit for the iPad