The Bristol International Salon of Photography has been a leading international exhibition of photography since 1946. It is an exhibition of digital images open to amateur and professional photographers from all over the world and encompasses all styles of photography from the traditional to the avante garde. The Salon is conducted under the approved rules of the […]

Basingstoke Camera Club is one of four new clubs to join the British Photographic Exhibition (BPE) circuit in 2012, which now brings the total number of British Photographic Exhibition to nineteen. Acceptances gained in these exhibitions count towards BPE Crown Awards or Distinctions depending on what level you’re at. Not having entered this exhibition before […]

At last, I finally got my hands on a boxed and mint MB-23 battery pack for my F4. Finding anything for the F4 in mint condition these days takes time, but if you wait long enough you’ll find it. The Nikon F4 was a 35mm autofocus (AF) single lens reflex (SLR) film camera, first introduced […] is an on-line photographic exhibition organised by the Vale of Evesham Camera Club, a member of the British Photographic Exhibition (BPE) circuit. Acceptances in this exhibition count towards BPE Crown Awards and Distinctions.   Having gained my 5th Crown Award in October, 2011 I am now working towards my Associateship (ABPE) distinction. Although I didn’t figure […]

Armed with my iPhone, a Samsung NX-100 and my Fuji HS-20 my 2 day visit to Focus at the NEC, Birmingham began bright and early on Tuseday morning. This year should have been a bit special as DAPA Group (my camera club) had won the Advanced Photographer Magazine Club Challenge competition and part of our […]

To compliment my Collectable Classics series I thought it would be a good idea to run though a check list of things you should lookout for if you are thinking of buying a classic Nikon 35mm camera. 1. Before you embark on your search, for whatever Nikon camera it is you want, make sure you […]

The Nikon FG was introduced 4 years after super compact Nikon EM. Although both cameras share the same small body a lot more sophisticated improvements were made to the FG, due to the manufacturing and assembling processes having been automated. Great for Nikon as this was their first multi-mode Automatic Exposure camera, but for a budding young photographer […]

MidPhot is the 48th Annual Photographic Exhibition of the Midland Counties Photographic Federation, held at the THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, Churchbridge, Oldbury, West Midlands on Wednesday 21st to Sunday 24th March, 2012. This was my 5th consecutive year in support of this exhibition, it also marks the end of my qualifying period for applying for […]