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Lexar Professional 32GB 800X 120MB/s High Speed UDMA CompactFlash Memory Card
Lexar Professional 32GB 800X 120MB/s High Speed UDMA CompactFlash Memory Card
Offered by TRADE LINK
Price: £51.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the box, 27 Aug 2013
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Stick it in the camera, start shooting. Fast and good capacity. Works great in my Nikon D800 shooting 14 bit RAW. No delays with portraits or landscapes. I don't do sports though, but then you wouldn't be using a D800 for sports photography.


Kingston Technology  USB 3.0 Media Reader
Kingston Technology USB 3.0 Media Reader
Price: £13.41

5.0 out of 5 stars Great bit of kit, 27 Aug 2013
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Light and flimsy feeling but it doesn't need to be anything more. Plug n play. Reads cards super fast and no problems with backward compatibility to USB 2. You'll need the USB cable that comes with it though as it has a non-USB 2 connector at the gadget end. So don't throw the cable away thinking you already have 20 lying around and you don't need another.


Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Lens
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Lens
Price: £1,579.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Waah! I'm in love!, 27 Aug 2013
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What a lens! Love it. Sharp as a pin, wide max aperture, dream to focus with auto or manual focus.

Minor prob is that it weighs a ton. However it balances beautifully on a tripod using the mount and the camera can just hang off the back no problem.


Giottos Series II MH1311-652 Ball Head with Friction Control and Quick Release (discontinued by manufacturer)
Giottos Series II MH1311-652 Ball Head with Friction Control and Quick Release (discontinued by manufacturer)

4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, 27 Aug 2013
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Really well made, sturdy as you could want. Nice movement and friction controls and mini-spirit levels for landscape and portrait format use. Everything except the quick release platform that you attach to the camera is first-class.

The one thing that lets it down is the quick release platform which has a tiny button on a spring that puts some tension in the plate when you tighten the D-ring. The button is prone to popping completely through the hole in the plate and getting stuck on the far side. It's easy to push it back through but I'm sure it must be putting extra tension on the leaf-spring and it will eventually break.

I'm not quite sure of the purpose of this button/spring combo, as it pops right through the plate and ends up putting no pressure on at all in the end. So I can only assume it's to stop the platform rotating as you tighten the D-ring. If so it's a bit pointless because you still need to hold the plate to start it off, so you may as well keep hold of it. If anyone knows why it's there I'd like to know :)


Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 VC USD Lens for Nikon
Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 VC USD Lens for Nikon
Price: £792.25

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb lens, 27 Aug 2013
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Works perfectly with my D800. Beautiful sharp pics and a lovely focal range for landscapes. I don't like over-wide lenses for landscapes so this suits me just fine. Wide to standard range. Ideal pairing with my 70-200 Nikkor.


B+W 82mm S03 MRC Nano Coated Kaeseman Circular Polarizer Filter - XSDP Mount
B+W 82mm S03 MRC Nano Coated Kaeseman Circular Polarizer Filter - XSDP Mount
Price: £180.38

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great filter, 27 Aug 2013
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The polarising works like a dream. My problem is that it has such a low profile my fat fingers tend to hit the glass when I'm trying to turn it. Also, because it is so low profile it is almost impossible to turn with a lens hood on. You have to press your finger hard against the thin front rim and push towards the lens to get friction/traction, and then try to slide it around sideways. Very awkward. But great glass and does the job.


Nikon MC-30A Remote Cord
Nikon MC-30A Remote Cord
Price: £66.68

3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 27 Aug 2013
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Does what you expect. I gave it 3 stars as it feels very light and flimsy and the button is a slack/wobbly fit in the handle when you depress it. Not the sort of quality you'd expect from Nikon. I suspect the return spring will go in the not too distant future. Could be wrong but that's the impression the light build quality gives me.


Giottos Silk Road Series GYTL8384 4-Section Carbon Tripod with 3D Column
Giottos Silk Road Series GYTL8384 4-Section Carbon Tripod with 3D Column
Price: £219.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice product, 27 Aug 2013
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Nice sturdy tripod, plenty tall enough for me to use without the centre column up and I'm 6ft. 1""
It evokes the feel of a high quality carbon-fibre beach-casting rod, but it's a lot heavier :)
Very stable and the ball head I ordered with it makes the whole setup first class. Plenty light enough to carry but not so light that it feels at all flimsy.


Klondike Solitaire
Klondike Solitaire
Price: £0.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it's meant to, 23 Aug 2013
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Works well enough, does as it's meant to. No problems with it at all.

6 more words for Amazon who want to waste my time.


Towers N' Trolls
Towers N' Trolls
Price: £0.00

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Amusing, 23 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Towers N' Trolls (App)
Amusing but repetitive game that I didn't play for long. Fun while it lasted. Here are my 6 more words that I need to write to complete this review for some stupid reason. OK that was 19 if you count the number 6.


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