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Messerschmitt 262-M Titanium Pilots Watch ME 262
Messerschmitt 262-M Titanium Pilots Watch ME 262
Offered by trendor
Price: 122.80

5.0 out of 5 stars it has my favourite aircraft of all time on it so..., 28 July 2013
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very light,with a nice look and feel to the titanium,leather strap seems of good quality. comes well packaged in a nice tin...and the styling is spot on for me anyway. so far keeps perfect time too.


Meerkat Soft Toy - Green Robe - 20040 [Misc.]
Meerkat Soft Toy - Green Robe - 20040 [Misc.]
Offered by fromapound
Price: 10.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Another character., 28 July 2013
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fluffier than expected with his own character - no two seem to be the same! well made and a good addition to any meerkat fanatics collection. downside - my mother wants to steal him!!


Nikon D600 Digital SLR Camera Body Only (24.3MP) 3.2 inch LCD
Nikon D600 Digital SLR Camera Body Only (24.3MP) 3.2 inch LCD
Offered by HD Sales Inc
Price: 1,169.95

21 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars oh the joys of the nikon lottery..., 19 Jan 2013
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i took the chance on buying a D600 despite all the internet buzz about the dust and oil splatter issues.
and,yes,i have a dustbowl!

this year i really want to up the quality of my images so i decided to move up to full frame and in anticipation bought 3 nikon primes and debated over the d800 or the d600 to take over from my d90. as i dont want 36mp or the extra weight the d600 seemed ideal so i ordered one hoping that by now nikon had looked up quality control in the dictionary.

what i currently have is an unusable 1400 camera body that carries 40 odd splaters on the low pass filter that will reappear in their dozens again less than 50 shots after a wet clean. i have not shot white walls at f22 just everday photos. f16 - f11 is currently off limits and despite what people say about wide apertures being ok if you look closely the same dirty areas are fuzzy and lacking resolution even at f2. i guess i could send it back to nikon for them to swipe the sensor with a wet swab or maybe even swap it for another body that might be ok. MIGHT.

i have booked multiple expensive shoots all around europe in the near future and i dread trying to negotiate them with a d600 now.

the same manufacturing standards now seem to apply to four figure priced cameras as do for 50 compacts.

Nikon RIP.

go on,take a punt,if you are lucky you may get one that works ok....
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Invicta Specialty Men's Quartz Watch with Blue Dial Chronograph Display and Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet 6414
Invicta Specialty Men's Quartz Watch with Blue Dial Chronograph Display and Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet 6414
Offered by All Glitters!!!
Price: 89.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super watch., 8 Nov 2012
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seems a very well made and robust timepiece which i hope is going to last a good few years. Styling is of course a subjective thing but i love the whole design of the watch with the blue dial being very striking. as has been said before it is quite big - one of the main reasons i went for it - and it pays to make sure you have a tool for removing pins from the strap as the band is very generous. oh,and at the much reduced price it was available at when i bought it it is a bargain.


CuddlesTime 25cm Soldier Meerkat Soft Toy
CuddlesTime 25cm Soldier Meerkat Soft Toy

5.0 out of 5 stars cheeky chappies!, 6 Sep 2012
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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i bought 3 of these and they are great. really cute and well made,perky little chaps! seem pretty durable too.


Dead End Kings
Dead End Kings
Price: 13.16

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars soundtrack to now., 2 Sep 2012
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This review is from: Dead End Kings (Audio CD)
one of those albums that if it hits you at a particular time in your life will stay with you forever. as ever from katatonia the emotion and musicality are present and correct. ambitions.....
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BlackBerry Curve 9380 Sim Free Smartphone - Black
BlackBerry Curve 9380 Sim Free Smartphone - Black

23 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars my first smartphone!, 12 April 2012
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only had this a couple of days so a bit early doors for a full review but - its a lovely object,very nice screen quality,responsive touch screen,wifi works well,instinctive interface,light,usefull trackpad....

i really bought it in the hope of leaving my netbook at home on photography trips and as i can get hotmail/fb on wifi and the screen is good enough to show models/other togs examples of my previous work then it looks very much like it will do the job. download blackberry desktop software to sync music/pics - easy!

if it keeps on doing what it does now i will be very happy with it.
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The Complete Pirelli Calendars
The Complete Pirelli Calendars
by Francesco Negri Arnoldi
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars lovely and very heavy tome..., 9 Mar 2012
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as a collector of photography books in this general genre and a photographer myself i was in two minds about buying this book....i dont know what i prevaricated for as it is a gorgeous publication.

suitably large and heavy to make your coffee table creak there is so much quality and variation of photography on show it is a great purchase...

super introduction to the work of some of the best photographers of their eras too - what could they do with no apparent expense spared!

treat yourself....


Street Photography Now
Street Photography Now
by Sophie Howarth
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.97

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and inspirational book., 9 Mar 2012
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This review is from: Street Photography Now (Paperback)
just received my copy and spent the last hour or so perusing it. what a good buy it was - a bargain at the current price. all i can say is i am about to go out of my front door,olympus pen in hand to shoot anything and everything that comes my way......inspired! cant wait to read the copious text either....

bruce gilden,trent parke,raghu rai.....the inevitable martin parr....enough said!


Olympus E-PL1 Compact System Camera - Black (14-42mm Black Lens Kit)
Olympus E-PL1 Compact System Camera - Black (14-42mm Black Lens Kit)

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great little camera, 3 Mar 2012
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i have always wanted a PEN series camera since i saw the very first model that olympus released but up until now had resisted buying one. At the current price i finally justified splashing out on an epl1 to myself and i am really glad i did. First of all, i love the aesthetics of it! such a nice object to hold and use once you have got used to the menu system,although if you have had an olympus before it is no problem to find all the functionality you need and a bit more. image quality - what can i say,for this style of camera and at this price level it is second to none. i own too many cameras to mention,including 2 dslrs and this is a match for them all picture wise. incidentally,i have just tried it with my yongnuo flash and it works perfectly with that too,as well as flash triggers etc raw files look great through photomatix.... I LOVE MY EPL1!!!!


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