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Neewer Shutter Release Timer Remote Control for Sony RM-S1AM Commander Alpha A200 A350 A500 A550 A700 A900, MINOLTA 9, 7, 4, 9xi, 7xi, 5xi, 800si, 700si, 600si, 500si, XTSi, HTSi Plus, STS, KONICA DSLR Maxxum / Dynax / Alpha 7D, 5D, Dimage A2, A1, 7Hi, 7i, 7, 5, Film SLR Camera
Neewer Shutter Release Timer Remote Control for Sony RM-S1AM Commander Alpha A200 A350 A500 A550 A700 A900, MINOLTA 9, 7, 4, 9xi, 7xi, 5xi, 800si, 700si, 600si, 500si, XTSi, HTSi Plus, STS, KONICA DSLR Maxxum / Dynax / Alpha 7D, 5D, Dimage A2, A1, 7Hi, 7i, 7, 5, Film SLR Camera
Price: £13.27

4.0 out of 5 stars a useful tool for multiple exposures, 15 Dec 2014
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At the price, this is a very useful piece of kit. It would have scored 5 but for the very poorly translated instruction manual. You can manage without the manual because the timer control is intuitive but you do need to know about its limitations. The socket in the Sony Alpha range to which it couples is a tight fit even for brand plugs and the Neewer must be pushed home to make contact. More Sony cameras than specified function with it. I was well pleased that my A77 was just one of them. It worked first time and I got the right results first time.


4 Port PCI Express USB 2.0 Adapter Card
4 Port PCI Express USB 2.0 Adapter Card
Price: £26.97

5.0 out of 5 stars 4 Port PCI Express USB 2.0 Adapter Card, 1 Nov 2012
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It took longer to disconnect the leads from the PC to the peripherals than it took to plug the card in. It was so easy. Then when the leads were replaced and the machine turned on - it worked first time and the peripherals all functioned correctly. Why do they make PCs with only the 6 USB ports AND two of them on the front where your knees can catch the leads? With this card the connectors are all safely on the back of the PC. My peripherals are all connected - none of this 'moving leads to change the kit I'm using'. Before they didn't always want to play ball through a USB hub or worked so slowly. Now the machine is faster and I can call any piece of kit I want without wondering what I need to turn off, move or disconnect. I'd recommend it if you like me use scanners and external drives.


Cokin Infrared 720 (89B) A007 Square Filter
Cokin Infrared 720 (89B) A007 Square Filter
Price: £23.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cokin Filter A007, 8 July 2012
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A useful filter for IR work, but almost opaque so forget trying to use the viewfinder. Modern Cokin A holders are scarce as are the adaptors consequently its usefulness may be limited. But it does the job and allows IR only through. Can be used with analogue film cameras and a few digital devices that have good IR response and little internal fitted filtration.


1 m USB Extension Cable Extension
1 m USB Extension Cable Extension
Offered by HDMIPerfect
Price: £1.39

5.0 out of 5 stars USB extension lead, 8 July 2012
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Does what the label says. At the price you can afford to throw it away if it has a limited life.


Black and White Photography in the Digital Age: Creative Camera, Darkroom and Printing Techniques for the Modern Photographer
Black and White Photography in the Digital Age: Creative Camera, Darkroom and Printing Techniques for the Modern Photographer
by Tony Worobiec
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Black and White Photography in a Digital Age, 8 July 2012
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The authors have a bias towards PhotoShop. This doesn't prejudice me, but it might others, and it does worry me that other readers might think that there is only one photoprocessing package on the market. A skilled user can translate the ideas into practice into other packages. The book is full of stimulus ideas and worked examples.


CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide
CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide
by Gary David Bouton
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars CorelDraw X5, 8 July 2012
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The bible; the full (nearly) Monty; the resource book; the ideas book. There are two on-line chapters which are downloadable (the two I really wanted) but the book is full (yes I mean full) of what X5 can do with excellent worked, practical examples. I use X5 so infrequently that I'm glad the book sits of the shelf next to my PC for the occasions I need it to get me out of trouble with X5.


Digital Expressions: Creating Digital Art with Adobe Photoshop Elements
Digital Expressions: Creating Digital Art with Adobe Photoshop Elements
by Susan Tuttle
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Digital Expressions, 8 July 2012
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If you wanted a book on how to use PaintShop Elements in creative work this is not the one to buy. It has lots of worked examples from the author and other talented photographers and is a good sourcebook for ideas. The methodology is reasonably well explained ---- but many of the worked examples were produced with software other than Elements.


Painter 12  for Photographers: Creating painterly images step by step
Painter 12 for Photographers: Creating painterly images step by step
by Martin Addison
Edition: Paperback
Price: £22.02

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Painter 12 for Photographers, 8 July 2012
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A well structured and written text. If you are a photographer and a beginner with PAINTER 12 and want to know how to use the software, this is the book with which to start. The book has lots and lots of examples of each of the tools and their effects; but more importantly the tutorials start easy and become progressively more difficult so you feel as though you are improving in technique because that's what you are because the author has lead you carefully through the stages. There is a link to a dedicated website from which video tutorials, examples and further written materials are available.


Photo Impressionism and the Subjective Image (Freeman Patterson Photography)
Photo Impressionism and the Subjective Image (Freeman Patterson Photography)
by Freeman Patterson
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars PhotoImpressionism and the Subjective Image, 8 July 2012
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Primarily a stimulus for analogue film camera users, but an excellent book. There are photo examples on almost every other page, and the inspiration and methodology is well explained. It is written in easy to understand language without the 'pseudo' self-justifying speak that is merely an ego-trip for the author. This book has none of that - just how it was seen; how the theme developed; how it was finalised. Consequently, an able digital photographer should be able to translate the techniques with ease.


Canon CanoScan LiDE 110 Scanner
Canon CanoScan LiDE 110 Scanner
Offered by Digi Flash
Price: £48.12

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Canon LiDE 110 scanner, 8 July 2012
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The scanning quality from this product is as you would expect from a world class imaging company; the scan quality is excellent. However, the foibles of the kit caused some angst, particularly since I'd changed my complete IT kit and this was to be the final piece of the puzzle. The software is not intrinsically easy to use. It takes a little getting used to; you need to do a lot of exploring before you find the logical ways through it. The help files are written in simple English, but don't really help. Don't couple the scanner through a hub; they don't tell you this; I found out only after contacting the help service. After about 48 hours the scanner had decided that the transit locking button was 'locked'. I tried all the usual ploys including re-installation; checking the settings; checking the lock; shouting at it and threatening it with a fate worse than death, but to no avail. Apparently the software has difficulty communicating through some hub units. But with 10 USB connections and only 4 ports on the back of the PC, one is limited in the configurations one can use! The OCR software is at best - basic; you may need to supplement this if OCR is your primary need.


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