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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1, 64-bit, English, 1 Pack, DSP OEI (PC) (This OEM software is intended for system builders only)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1, 64-bit, English, 1 Pack, DSP OEI (PC) (This OEM software is intended for system builders only)
Offered by CrossCables
Price: £85.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Essential OS at reasonable price, 20 Dec 2013
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This is the best price Ive found, unless you're messing around with a pc build changing the major hardware every month then an OEM license is good enough


JJC Quick Release Professional Shoulder Sling Strap with storage pocket. Fits to cameras tripod socket with Aluminium Plate. For Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Ricoh, Samsung, Sony (D)SLR, Mirrorless, or Super Zoom cameras.
JJC Quick Release Professional Shoulder Sling Strap with storage pocket. Fits to cameras tripod socket with Aluminium Plate. For Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Ricoh, Samsung, Sony (D)SLR, Mirrorless, or Super Zoom cameras.
Offered by PowerPlanet UK - typ. 5-7 working days
Price: £13.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Works well :), 20 Dec 2013
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Works just as well as the stupendously expensive versions, Strap might be a little short for those of a larger build!


Transient Light: A Photographic Guide to Capturing the Medium
Transient Light: A Photographic Guide to Capturing the Medium
by Ian Cameron
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book to own, 20 Dec 2013
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Although a bit light on text (There are descriptions of some of the shots and how they are made, but could have been a bit more detailed)
The photographs themselves are worth the price of this book, simply stunning!


Matin Pouch 50 Neoprene Case for Lens
Matin Pouch 50 Neoprene Case for Lens
Price: £8.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job nicely, 20 Dec 2013
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As nice as the Nikon lens pouches are, these are better padded and prob a fair bit cheaper and available in a lot more sizes


Black Carbon Fibre Flip Case Xylo-Cover for the HTC Evo 3D Mobile Phone.
Black Carbon Fibre Flip Case Xylo-Cover for the HTC Evo 3D Mobile Phone.

4.0 out of 5 stars Still going strong after nearly 18 months, 2 May 2013
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How many cheap phone cases last for this long? Prob not real carbon but keeps the phone safe and sound!


LEGO Creator 7291: Street Rebel
LEGO Creator 7291: Street Rebel
Offered by mamikus-spielwaren
Price: £17.20

5.0 out of 5 stars It's Lego!, 2 May 2013
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One of the best toys to give a child to encourage them to learn about how things work and spur some creativity has to be Lego.
(It also has the big wheels that AFoLs use for their big trucks)


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5.0 out of 5 stars Spot on!, 2 May 2013
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For an Intel build for decent performance (Gaming/Photo editing etc) this and has been the chip to go for since it's release. The K version means it's unlocked and these can easily be pushed to 4ghz or just over with air-cooling in a decent case. No point buying the i7 chip unless you really really need the extra processing power for something specific. I use Zbrush on the system build that uses this chip and haven't noticed any problems while sculpting high polygon models.
Well worth the money imo :)


Corsair CML8GX3M1A1600C10 Vengeance Low Profile 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL10 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Module Black
Corsair CML8GX3M1A1600C10 Vengeance Low Profile 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL10 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Module Black
Price: £60.08

5.0 out of 5 stars Gets the job done, 2 May 2013
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Great performance at a reasonable price, needed a low profile module to fit under my cooler. Understated design and reliable brand makes for a perfect RAM boost for windows 7. Especially useful for photoediting and hassle-free ownage in games!


Samsung 16GB Class 10 SDHC Extreme Speed Card
Samsung 16GB Class 10 SDHC Extreme Speed Card
Offered by The Pi Hut
Price: £25.00

21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars These will be free soon if they keep this up!, 20 Dec 2011
These Samsung cards keep getting cheaper and cheaper! This class 10 version is noticeably quicker than the class 6 version (which was no slouch either) at transferring RAW files - Not lightning fast but theres definitely a difference.
I wont use any other brand of cards now, as none are as cheap as these. And after owning all kinds of Samsung stuff over the years (monitors,phones,HDDs) I would never think twice about spending my hard earned cash on anything by these guys! Bottom line - Its an SD card that is quick at transferring, looks nice, holds nearly 1000 RAW images!, and is sealed, x-ray proof, and probably zombie proof too. Buy one now.


Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM Nikon Fit Lens
Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM Nikon Fit Lens
Price: £321.89

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gets the job done nicely!, 20 Dec 2011
Excellent addition to my gear, after studying reviews for a few months I settled on this lens as the price was right at the time of ordering. As with everyone else I was stuck between choosing the Tamron 10-24, Tokina 12-24 and this Sigma. The Tokina being the most expensive and the Tamron recieving slightly worse reviews than the other two, I bit the bullet and ordered this one and am very pleased with my choice.

This lens is very good quality (forget what you hear about Sigma build quality) The Lens comes with a very nice pouch/case and all supplied in a sturdy box, and front and rear lens caps. The zoom and focus rings have a very smooth movement to them and the focus ring doesnt bang to a stop at infinity, but continues over-rotating slightly (this is to allow for temperature changes).
Because of the wide angle of view you very rarely have to focus at anything less than 3ft on the built-in scale, this has made me pay attention to DoF a lot more closely (for landscapes, to ensure everything is sharp) and also taught me to use back-button focusing - The nikon version doesnt have a A/M focus switch, so just use in camera autofocus and turn the manual ring to fine tune if needed.

Image quality-is brilliant, very little CA (only noticeable when pixel peeping, and easily fixed in postP) my first shot was a seaside pier in twilight and needed no post-processing at all, the dark blue of the sky after sunset was rendered beautifully with no banding visible and the lights of the pier were pin sharp. I haven't noticed any flaring yet even though most of my shots have the sun or moon in them (Always used the supplied hood though). Barrel distortion is present at the edges of shots (as with most WA lenses) but if you centre the main horizontal and vertical lines in your image this is easily minimised.
If you look up the charts for this lense at sites like DxO, you will see that it is at its sharpest at f8/f11 - for this reason there is no need to spend the extra money on the constant f3.5 version (unless you're a pro) as most of the time the lens is stopped down, which also makes for easier long exposures
Overall - probably the best Wide-angle lens for APS-C sensors for this price range (apparently the Tokina is slightly better, but suffers from a bit more flaring) If you feel you need a wide angle lens then stop reading reviews and buy it! I have a feeling this lens is going to be with me for a long time.


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