First look - CamdenGear Vivid XVI LED Bike Light

I don't usually review things, but after receiving a new Camden Gear VIVID XVI LED Bike Light via Amazon, I thought I'd post a few first thoughts.…


Could this be goodbye Canon, and hello Olympus?

So, with a Lumix GX7 along for the ride for my last wedding delivering some incredible stuff, I've kind of taken a bit of a dive into the new world…


Micro Four Thirds - tentative first steps with a Panasonic Lumix GX7

After years of shooting with "proper" full-frame DSLR kit such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark 3, and amassing a collection of various EF lenses tailored…


Revisiting the EOS M - time to move on?

As may well be obvious from some of the posts on this site, I have a serious interest in photography - and run a successful professional photographic…


Why I've switched from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 4.1

Let me start by saying that having used Apple's Aperture for years, I've reached the conclusion over the last few months that it's no-longer the best…


Review: Samba Mobile - Ad supported mobile broadband (updated)

  Advertising-supported services for various things have been around almost as long as the advertising needed to support them has. Over the…


Revisited - Apple IPad Smart Case

  After using Apple's new Smart Case on an iPad 3 for the last week, I thought I'd collect a few initial thoughts together for anyone…


Apple iPad Smart Case - a smart option?

Alongside all the higher-profile news & products emerging during Apple's 2012 Worldwide Developer Conference was something intended to address…


CloudFlare - Supercharge your website in five minutes?

Since its launch back in 2010, CloudFlare has been a company with an ambitious goal - help to power and protect the entire Internet. Along the way…


Gear review - Lowepro Flipside 400 AW Backpack

Since starting to shoot on a more professional basis some time ago, it wasn't long before two main issues started to become apparent on a nearly…


First impressions - new 2010 Macbook Air 13" (2.13Ghz, 4Gb)

Having taken the plunge, I'm writing this on a shiny new 2010 Macbook Air 13" (2.13Ghz Core2Duo, 4Gb ram & 256Gb SSD) - which UPS kindly…


Hardware review... Huawei E585 3G Wifi Router

I’m not normally one to “review” new pieces of hardware writing about my experience while doing so, but thought I’d break with tradition so far and…