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As easy as 1, 2, 3!

Advantages: Lasts a long time, easy to replace, cheap
Disadvantages: None

This battery is a high power lithium camera battery. It always happens doesn't it, you're about to take a great photo, the shot has been set up perfectly, everyone is smiling and then your camera starts flashing at you, the battery has gone in your cam ...

muffin11 18.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Duracell Ultra Camera battery (DL123)

The Hama Traveller compact tripod

Advantages: lightweight, easy to transport, decent height
Disadvantages: legs tricky to collapse, limited to vertical/horizontal head placement, only big enough for compac

What is it? The hama traveller compact is another small tripod of the variety that isn't designed for SLR cameras. What does it look like? The tripod is bigger than many of the other minature tripods available and stands between 22.5 and 43cm high - this ...

Huomenna 27.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hama Traveller Compact Tripod

Battery flattery

Advantages: reassurance of Nikon brand
Disadvantages: generic equivalents are cheaper

This battery uses Li-ion technology which has been a great relief to me as I am the world's least disciplined battery charger, slapping batteries into chargers at any old state of charge. You can imagine that back in the days of NiCads and their dreaded m ...

baublebag 08.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Nikon EN Camera battery (EN-EL1)

An excellent Canon L series lens

Advantages: Solid build quality, excellent results, quick focussing, quiet motor
Disadvantages: Rather expensive, could be heavy if carrying around all day

New prices are around the £1100-1300 mark - I saw a second hand one in my local camera shop last spring for around £800 and jumped at the chance. Hardly used at the time, but I've made up for that now.... As an aviation photographer who specialising in ...

graeme10 25.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 AF

A serious lens for serious photographers!

Advantages: image quality, image stabilising feature
Disadvantages: Not cheap

This lens is a major purchase, as the typical retail price is £1,200-1,300. However, if you are keen on sports or wildlife photography the price is fully justified: The image quality is superb, very sharp, great colours. I first used this lens to photo ...

straightarm 19.08.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 AF