5 in 1 Camera Connection Kit for the iPad

5 in 1 iPad camera connection kit from eBay

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 Continue Reading

Novatel MiFi 2352 Personal Wireless Hotspot

I have had a personal wifi hotspot of sorts for a while now. A 3 mobile 3G router and dongle have been taking up a large space in my tech bag whenever I am out and about. If I am near a socket it runs from the mains. If I am mobile or in the middle of nowhere I use a Power Gorilla. It has given me internet access on trains, in cars, at festivals and when in my top box, even on my Continue Reading

Politics and Social Media.

Do politicians really understand how to use social media? Those of us versed in these new ways of online communication know that any political figure who can truly and completely adopt social media methods would have a formidable secret weapon in their arsenal. A weapon that would have to be adopted across all the battling parties or they would quickly fall by the wayside. Obama has come the Continue Reading

Nikon D90 video test.

The D90 is Nikon's latest mid range consumer DSLR. It does everything a good Nikon does and brings relief to my shoulder that normally carries the weight of a D3. Although compact compared to other 12.3 Megapixel DSLR's it has most of the guts of the D300. It's a DX format sensor and shoots up to 4.5 FPS with ISO settings up to 3200. More than most consumer users will need and enough to keep even Continue Reading

Protect Your Content – Stream It Live!

After the UK Home Secretary's recent statement green-lighting the harassment of photographers in public places, could it already be too late for us to reverse the attitudes of certain members of the law enforcement agencies and the general public? At the bottom of this post are a few links to tales of photographic woe and more cases of people's civil liberties being ignored as more often we are Continue Reading