Photo by: Derek Doar
Nottingham & Notts Photographic Society

Recommended Photographic Equipment

Wimberley Plamp II PP-200

  • Steady wind-blown plants and macro photography subjects
  • Significantly redesigned clip allows confident hold ability of reflectors, diffusers and small items
  • Allows for small adjustments of subject. Assists film plane alignment
  • Great for studio use and product photography

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Lifesystems Pop-Up Mosquito,
Insect And Midge Head Net Hat

  • COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT: A compact, lightweight pop-up mosquito and midge head net hat made with fine black mesh with 1001 holes per square inch. Supplied with it's own compact bag with drawstring closure, for easy portability
  • FULL ENCLOSURE TO HEAD AND NECK: Will protect the head, face and neck from annoying flying insects when outdoors
  • SAFE AND SECURE: Includes a toggled draw cord, to ensure maximum protection and to keep all flying insects away from the face
  • IDEAL for use in areas with a high population of small and biting insects, for example in beekeeping, fishing, jungle exploration, hiking, tropical travel and other outdoor activities
  • STRONG AND RELIABLE: manufactured from tough, multi-filament polyester
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Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD

SanDisk Extreme 1TB Portable NVMe SSD, USB-C

  • Get NVMe solid state performance featuring 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds in a portable, high-capacity drive that’s perfect for creating amazing content or capturing incredible footage
  • Up to two-meter drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance mean this tough drive can take a beating
  • Travel worry-free with a 5-year limited warranty (See official SanDisk website) and a durable silicon shell that offers a premium feel and added protection to the drive’s exterior
  • Use the handy carabiner loop to secure it to your belt loop or backpack for extra peace of mind
  • Help keep private content private with the included password protection featuring 256‐bit AES hardware encryption (Password protection uses 128-bit AES encryption and is supported by Windows 8, Windows 10 and macOS v10.9+)
    (Software download required for Mac, see official SanDisk website)

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Sandisk Extreme Pro 54GB CF Express Card Type B, up to 1500MB/s, for RAW 4K video
  • Speeds That Surpass Other Cards High-speed consistent recording and enhanced workflow efficiency far beyond existing SanDisk cards are the result of read speeds of up to 1700MB/s and 1400MB/s write speeds
  • Smooth 4K Video Performance The CFexpress form factor captures RAW 4K video with sustainable lowlatency performance in your video recording
  • XQD Compatibility The card is backwards-compatible with select XQD cameras that adopt firmware enabling CFexpress the CFexpress Card Type B bridges existing devices with the future of technology.
Sandisk Extreme PRO SDHC
Memory Cards up to 280MB/s

Modern Cameras can write images extremely fast, so I needed a memory card that can quickly record images to avoid waiting between shots. (very important to me when I am taking a 7 image bracketed shot for HDR on a 50 megapixel camera)

At the time of buying my SDHC memory cards, Extreme Pro were the best available.

Sandisk Extreme Pro Compact Flash Card 160 MB/s
This unusual lookiket for cleaning the sensor in your SLR Digital Camera.
Giottos GTAA1900 Rocket Air Blower - Black 

JJC Sensor Loupe with 7x Magnification & Ultra-bright LEDs for DSLR Mirrorless Cameras Sensor Cleaning

  • Powered by 2 x CR-2032 batteries or USB sources, 7x magnification extra-low dispersion glass with 6pcs dust illuminating bright lighted LEDS
  • Sensor scope designed for inspecting image sensors of DSLR or mirrorless cameras cleanings
  • Great value and really shows up sensor dust that is not visible with the naked eye, easy to use
  • The front of the sensor scope comes with multiple mount sizes which helps to place the sensor scope on your camera mount firmly
  • Package includes: 1 x Sensor Luope, 2 x CR-2032 Batteries, 1 x Storage Pouch, 1 x Micro Fiber Cleaning Cloth

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SharpStar2 by Lonely Speck

Precision Focusing Tool for Astrophotography


How It Works

SharpStar is a special kind of mask that mounts in front of your camera lens.

In astronomy, it’s also known as a Bahtinov Mask. SharpStar uses the properties of optical diffraction to create a set of three fine spike lines around a bright star.

These diffraction spikes will shift position as you focus your camera. Adjusting focus so the central diffraction spike sits evenly between the other two diffraction spikes will ensure perfect focus.

Once you’ve verified the focus pattern on your test shot, you can simply remove the SharpStar and shoot like normal — knowing that you have perfect focus.

  • available exclusively on
  • three square filter sizes available (85mm, 100mm, & 150mm)
  • requires a square filter holder and the appropriately-sized system adapter ring to fit your lens (not included)
  • includes Quick Start Guide with simple instructions for getting started


Datacolor SpyderX Elite
Monitor Profiler

  • THE FASTEST SPYDER EVER: Calibrating your monitor to achieve colour precision now takes just a minute or two – several times faster than previous models.
  • THE MOST ACCURATE SPYDER EVER: Groundbreaking lens-based colour engine provides a higher level of colour accuracy for multiple monitors. SpyderX Elite features room-light monitoring, automatic profile changing and significantly more precise screen colour, shadow detail and white balance.
  • THE EASIEST-TO-USE SPYDER EVER: SpyderX Elite is so intuitive, you don’t have to be a colour expert. It features quick and easy single-click calibration and wizard workflow with 12 predefined calibration targets for advanced colour accuracy.
  • SEE THE DIFFERENCE INSTANTLY: SpyderProof functionality provides before-and-after evaluation of your display and allows you to see the difference using your own images.
  • MONITOR TECHNOLOGIES CHANGE AND IMPROVE OVER TIME: SpyderX Elite assures you support for the latest screen types, recent resolutions and gamuts. You don’t have to be a colour expert to achieve high-quality colour on your monitors. The software is advanced but simple to use, from quick and easy single-click calibration to even the most advanced control options

Wacom PTH-660-N Intuos
Pro Pen Tablet (Size: M)/Medium Professional Graphic Tablet

  • The Intuos pro medium graphics tablet by Wacom is the ideal drawing pad for digital sketching, professional graphic and fashion design as well as photo editing, 3D sculpting, illustrating and much more
  • Thanks to the included Wacom Pro Pen 2 with 8192 pen pressure levels, 60 levels of tilt recognition in every direction, the Wacom pad ensures maximum precision and provides most natural writing feel
  • The 8 individually adjustable ExpressKeys in combination with the customisable touch ring and the multi-touch surface offer an especially intuitive way of working and increase workflow

Zeiss microfibre cloth

  • Zeiss cleaning products gently but effectively remove even the smallest dirt.
  • It is not only for lenses, filters and glasses, but also for binoculars and LCD screens, as in your laptop or smartphone.
  • Our specialists have the optimal products for surfaces requiring optical quality.
  • Also with the largest Zeiss microfiber cloth, clean your optimal lenses and without leaving any traces:
  • Box contents: microfibre cloth.
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JUST Digital SLR/CSC Cleaning Kit Standard

This compact kit contains everything you need to clean the sensor and lenses of a modern digital SLR or CSC camera.

Supplied in a handy zipped pouch, the contents can be individually replaced when required.
Full instructions are supplied with the kit, along with our handy sensor cleaning guide.

This kit is ideal for a person cleaning a camera sensor for the first time.

The kit is available in 4 versions, each with a different width sensor cleaning swab.

Make sure you order with the correct size swab for your camera.
Please see our size guide here.
Swab Size Chart

Kit Contents:
8 x Ultra-Soft Swabs
1 x Gamma Fluid (15ml)
1 x Small Blower
5 x Disposable MF Cloth
1 x Microfibre Cloth    
1 x Lens Tissue Pack    
1 x Carry Case  

Dust-Aid Platinum Light Wand Cleaning Kit

This cleaning product removes loose dust
from your camera's sensor.

Use this before using wet cleaning products.

Video below on How to use the Dust-Aid Platinum Light Wand Cleaning Kit


B+W 77mm
HTC Kaesemann Circular Polarizer

  • New generation of Kaesemann High Transmission Circular Polarizer with
    1 - 1.5 f-stop loss. Before up to a 3 stop loss.
  • This filter uses our standard B+W F-Pro filter mount, which has a front accessory thread and is made of brass. 24mm full frame lens use.
  • MRC by B+W is not only an extraordinarily effective multiple layer coating, it is also harder than glass. It protects filters from scratches, and it is also water and dirt repellent, thus facilitating filter maintenance.



Maps are an essential for Photographers to navigate to venues.
Ordnance Survey Maps
The most detailed view of Great Britain on all your devices.
12-month recurring subscription to all 607 OS Leisure Maps.
Find, plan & follow routes with AR, 3D & more.

Color Confidence GrafiLite-2

View prints and colour swatches in natural light, indoors, day or night, with the Color Confidence GrafiLite-2.
Color appearance becomes distorted under standard home and office lighting and surrounding colours will bias your colour perception. The GrafiLite allows you to assess colour differences accurately and clearly.

  • Three colour temperature settings: natural daylight (5,000°k), store light (4,000°k), home light (2,700°k)
  • Professional quality illumination CRI: 95+ with dimmer switch function with three illumination intensities for each temperature
  • Includes neutral grey viewing mat (A4), integrated desk clock/thermometer and convenient USB port
  • AC 100-240V – UK/Euro universal plug
  • Dimensions (approximate): when closed: 31cm height with 8cm x 7cm base, when open: 31cm x 25cm x 7cm

Equipment For On-Line Meetings

Logitech C270 HD Webcam
Experience sharp, smooth video calling (720p/30fps) in a widescreen format with the C270 HD Webcam. Automatic light correction shows you in vibrant, natural colors.

The built-in noise-reducing mic makes sure your voice comes across clearly, even if you’re in busy surroundings.

Even if you’re video calling or recording in dim surroundings, the C270 adjusts to the lighting conditions to produce brighter, contrasted images.


Video Conference Lighting Kit

Zoom Lighting with Clip, Laptop Light, Webcam Lighting for Zoom Meetings, Remote Working, Photography, Streaming, Self Broadcasting, Vlogging (Dimmable & Rechargeable)

64 LED Video Light.
Press the switch button for 3 seconds to turn on/off the light. This extreme bright laptop light equipped with stepless dimmable lighting mode, adjust the light from 10% - 100% brightness, 2500K-6500K color temperature adjustable, to get the perfect lighting in different conditions.

Working while Charging
The built-in 2000mah rechargeable battery provides 2-10 working hours and 1M/39.3 inch charging cable enable the light working while charging.


Logitech 960 USB Headset
The perfect business headset for voice calls, Skype, webinars and more. The 7.87 ft (240cm) cable is just the right length to give you the freedom to stand up and stretch during long conversations.
Whether listening to a conference call, participating in a webinar or enjoying your favorite playlist, you’ll get reliably clear digital stereo sound quality every time.

A noise-cancelling mic ensures background activity is kept to a minimum so your callers hear your every word. The adjustable boom can be conveniently repositioned for better voice capture and the left-side mic rotates out of the way when you’re through making calls.


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Pixapro Glowpad 144SB
Bi-Colour LED Lightpad
(Hotshoe Mountable)
  • Slim Profile, Can be used horizontally or vertically
  • Bi-Colour (Can be adjusted between 3200K and 5600k)
  • Can be powered by a Sony NP-F Series battery
  • Suitable for Stills and Video
The PIXAPRO GLOWPAD 144SB is a revolutionary Bi-Colour Strip LED light with a CRI of ≥95, designed for both photographers and videographers alike.
The GLOWPAD 144SB use edge-lit led technology, where the LEDs are mounted around the edge of the light, facing towards the centre of the panel. The light is then reflected outwards, producing a beautifully even diffused quality of light.
The LEDs used in the GLOWPAD144SB are Flicker-Free, meaning you can shoot a virtually any framerate, or any shutter-angle your desire, without fear of introducing flicker.
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Replay Capture Suite

The Replay Capture Suite includes all the tools you need to capture and convert video, music and radio from ANY site.

This is the programme that I use to capture and save all the photography video tutorials that I need.

Derek Doar

Sigma (150-600mm) F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens for Canon Digital Cameras

  • FLD and SLD glass ensure excellent image quality
  • Allows Push/Pull and Twist zoom actions
  • Dust and Splash proof o-rings throughout the lens
  • Water Repellent coating on front and rear optics
  • Manual focus override works even in Continuous AF mode

Sigma USB Dock Mount for Canon Lens

  • For use with Sigma's Global Vision lenses
  • Update lens firmware so your lens is never "out of date"
  • Adjust focus position to match your camera for precise auto focusing
  • Customise features including autofocus speed and focus limiter distances on Sigma's "Sport" lenses
  • Free download of Sigma Optimization Pro, compatible with Windows and Mac computers

Picture Frame Studio

Custom made frames:
What sort of frame do you want? whatever it is, we can make it for you. Any size any mount any frame style; feel free to challenge us!

It's really too easy - give our online framing application a go. You just need to enter the size of your image, choose your frame colour and style, and we'll make it for you.

Better yet, upload a copy of your image and you can see exactly how it'll look when it's framed

Seagate Backup 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
for PC and Mac with Integrated 2 Port USB Hub

  • About this item

    • Two integrated high-speed USB 3.0 ports on the front allow you to connect and recharge your other USB devices
    • Formatted for Windows computers out of the box
    • Install the provided NTFS driver for Mac and use the drive interchangeably between Windows and Mac computers without reformatting
    • Install the free Seagate Mobile Backup app on an iOS or Android mobile device, and back up all of the photos and videos from your device to your Seagate drive or to the cloud
If you click on the Amazon link you will see that you can also buy 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB and 14TB versions of the External Hard drive
Gepe Card Safe Extreme
The Gepe Card Safe Extreme protects memory cards against dust, humidity, shock and electrostatic charge. In addition, it is water and climate proof .The Extreme has a reinforced hinge and a reinforced lock with stainless steel pins and a connector to attach it at the belt or the camera bag.
Inside the Card Safe Extreme are four compartments for bigger-sized memory cards such as Compact Flash or Memory Stick as well as SM and SD cards. The Card Safe Extreme adapts to its surrounding in unobtrusive onyx or sticks out in blazing neon. Following current trends, it is now also available in ice blue and rosso.
I have been using these for many years now and I prefer the Blazing Neon colour as if it drops out of my bag it is easily spotted. It also floats, should you drop it in water (providing it is closed) Derek Doar

JJC Sturdy and Rigid Memory Card Storage Case
fits 3 x XQD CFexpress Type B
and 4 x SD SDHC SDXC Cards

  • Keeps the cards safe from bumps and moisture
  • Durable polycarbonate exterior made of synthetic resin with a weatherproof seal
  • Individual card slots are designed to accommodate cards in any direction
  • Closure system and a sturdy clip-on eyelet for attaching the case to a strap or hook
  • JJC Multi Memory Card Case Memory card protection box for 4 x SD SDHC SDXC and 3 x XQD CFexpress Type B Cards, the cards fit Nikon Z7, Z6, D5, D4s, D4, D850, D500 and Sony PXW-FS7, FS7II, Z100, AX1 etc. cameras and camcorders

JJC Memory Card Case Water-resistance Carrying Holder Storage 6 PCS CF Compact Flash Cards Protector Box with Carabiner

  • This 6-slots memory card can store up to 6 pcs CF Compact Flash Cards
  • Integrated Silicone water-resistant seal. Anti static compound holds cards firm.Tough resin clamp ensures cards are safely locked away from the weather, water, damp, dust and anything else which could damage your memory cards and data
  • Each slot is strictly tailored to fit the card perfectly and make the cards organized
  • Made of ABS Plastic, silicone and rubber, keeping it light, compact and tough
  • Ergonomic locking system and has a hole for easy carrying (a carabiner included)

GoFriend® Water-Resistant 24 Slots Memory Card Carrying Cases Professional Anti-shock Holder Storage SD SDHC SDXC and
Micro SD TF Cards Protector Cover with Carabiner & Card Reader

  • Capacity: stores 12 SD Cards + 12 Micro SD Cards in the both side slots

  • Each slot is strictly tailored to fit the card perfectly

  • Ergonomic locking system and has a hole for easy carrying

  • Anti-shock, with rubber sealed, waterproof and dustproof, effectively protecting your memory card from damage

  • Metal carabiner for case traveling, card reader (color random) for reading SD cards
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QuickTide website
Quick Tide Charts

If you are planning a photographic trip to the coast, it makes sense to check the state of the tide.

There is nothing more frustrating than arriving at the coast to find the tide is in the wrong position for your image.

  • No calculations; no need to adjust for summer time; all times shown as AM or PM (not the 24-hour clock); Each chart covers two years – what could be simpler?


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Feisol Tripod
CT-3372 M2 Rapid

Elite-class quality, now with extra height!

Our brand new second generation CT-3372L M2 is based on the outstanding Mark 1 FEISOL CT-3372 Rapid, the lightest large size FEISOL tripod ever produced, and incorporates all its superb features.

Newly added Mark 2 Features include
– Integrated Bubble Level.
– Re-designed angle-locking system.

Perfect for Architectural Photographers, Studio Photographers, and any Photographer who simply wants a bit of extra height, the brand new FEISOL CT-3372L M2 now delivers customary FEISOL ultra-lightweight design and incredible stability at the height of almost 78 inches (without optional Center Column).

In our three-section heavy-duty tripod class, nothing comes close to the FEISOL CT-3372L M2 Rapid for lightweight performance. At just 2.03 kg (4.48 lb), the CT-3372 M2 Rapid offers the additional durability you need while making transport and setup effortless.

The FEISOL CT-3372L M2 Rapid is an engineering success, inheriting all the superior specifications found in our tournament class tripods. Constructed of top quality carbon fiber and high grade, CNC-milled 6061 T6 solid block aluminum, the CT-3372L M2 Rapid can easily handle loads of 30 kg (66 lb).

Features of the CT-3372L M2 Rapid include
– Constructed of top quality carbon fiber and high grade, CNC-milled 6061 T6 solid block aluminum.
– FEISOL’s Rapid anti-leg-rotation technology.
– A load capacity of 30 kg (66 lb).
– Remarkably lightweight construction, just 2.03 kg (4.48 lb).
– Maximum height of 197 cm (77.38 in), more with optional center column.
– Maximum leg tube diameter of 37 mm (1.46 in).
– Base diameter of 90 mm (3.5 in).
– Preset leg angles at 25, 50, and 75 degrees.
– Our CNC-milled low angle ball head mount is multi-layered to withstand the most punishing conditions.
– An attractive tripod bag is included.

Duracell AA or AAA
Industrial Alkaline Batteries.
(2x10 Packs)

  • Manufactured by Duracell
  • Size: AA (MN1500) or AAA (MN2400)
  • Technology: Alkaline
Sandisk Ultra
USB 3.0 Flash Drives
(Up to 100 MB/sec)

  • USB 3.0 enabled (USB 2.0 compatible) - upto 10x faster than standard USB 2.0

  • Transfer a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds

  • Password-protects and encrypts private files with SanDisk SecureAccess software

  • Available in 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB capacities
Canon Remote Control Cable TC-80N3

The TC-80N3 is the most advanced remote control available for any EOS camera. For remote photography it acts not only as a remote trigger to help avoid camera shake, but it can also be used to time accurately exposures from 1 second to 99 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds.

Key features

  • 80cm cable
  • Long exposures
  • Self-timer
  • Interval timer
Daylight Balanced Modelling Light

Godox LED64 Continuous On Camera LED Panel light Portable Dimmable Camcorder for DSLR Canon Nikon etc

For most of my macro photography I used to find that reflectors were very useful fror reflecting light to illuminate the very dark areas, this was providing that you had light to reflect.

I now use this daylight balanced light (instead of a reflector) mounted on a Joby Gorillapod to illuminate where needed. It is compact, wirefree and is an ULTRA BRIGHT 64 x LED video and digital camera modelling light with a dimmer control.

If I need less illumination than the minimum setting, I move the light further away or cover with one or more layers of a white handkerchief

Derek Doar

Two or more of these light can be clipped together to make a larger light.

Ansman 4 x AA 2850mAh
Rechargable Battery NiMH Digital
  • 1.2 V rechargeable NiMH battery
  • 2 years warranty
  • Designed to supply higher current
  • Fast rechargeable
  • Ideal for all home, leisure and business applications

B+W MRC Nano Coated Clear Glass Protection Filter
(XS PRO Mount)

This filter fulfils the desire of many photographers for pure lens protection without a filter effect. Its only function is to keep dirt, sand, or splashes away from the front lens. The extremely clear special glass with high transmission is MRC-finished.

Multi-Resistant Coating (MRC)
MRC by B+W is not only an extraordinarily effective multiple layer coating, it is also harder than glass, so that it protects filters from scratches (for instance when cleaning the filters), and it is also water and dirt repellent, thus facilitating filter maintenance.

XS-Pro Digital mount
The XS-Pro Digital mount is especially suited for DSLRs with wide angle and zoom lenses. It has a front thread for additional accessories such as lens caps or hoods. All XS-Pro Digital mounts are made of brass and are matte black to prevent reflections.

MRC Coatings
Articles on FILTER PROTECTION and B+W MRC Coatings
Here are Three articles:
1: A UV and Clear Protection Filter Review
by Brian Carnathan of The-Digital

2: Should you use a UV filter (or Clear Filter) on your lens

3: A B+W .pdf file on their MRC (Multi Resin Coated) and MRC-Nano coatings

UV filter or not?
AV and Clear Protection

Datacolor SpyderLensCal - Autofocus calibration Chart
  • The smarter focus tool - a fast, reliable method of measuring the focus performance on your camera!
  • A fast, reliable method of measuring the focus performance on your camera!
  • SpyderLensCal allows photographers to easily calibrate their interchangeable lenses and recent DSLR bodies
  • SpyderLensCal provides a fast, reliable method of measuring the focus performance on your camera and lens combinations
  • It allows photographers to obtain razor-sharp focusing or check to see that their lenses are working at their peak performance
  • This device is compact, lightweight and durable, with integrated level and tri-pod mount.
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Photographer’s spend thousands of dollars on a high-quality camera and lens, but often find their images aren’t as sharp as expected. The Focus Pyramid unlocks the cameras true potential, maximizing performance by fine tuning the autofocusing system to create sharper photographs.
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Canon MT-26EX RT Macro Twin Lite

  • Use the powerful twin Xenon flashes to direct light precisely onto the subject and enjoy quick recycling times to capture every moment
  • Focus confidently and accurately even in low light and see the effects of the flash positions before you capture the image
  • Operate multiple Speedlites using the flash as the master unit for greater lighting creativity and added flexibility
  • Tailor your lighting style with customised control and use the diffuser adaptor to soften the light for more subtle shadows
  • Macro Twin Lite MT-26EX-RT, Soft case, Manual, 2x Flash head diffuser

BenQ SW240 24 Inch monitor for photo editing. (1920 x 1200)

About this item

  • AQCOLOUR technology: 99 percent Adobe RGB coverage, hardware calibration support for accurate colours for photography; 24.1 Inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200
  • Resolution: The screen ratio is an ideal for professional photographers to compare two full A4 pages on the screen
  • Hardware calibration with palette master element software: Tune and maintain the colour performance of the monitor at its most optimal state
  • Colour mode hotkey: Swiftly switch between three preset colour modes without having to press other OSD buttons
  • Shading hood: Made specifically for glare reduction in environments where it's hard to control ambient light; *shading hood is an optional accessory

BenQ SW270C 27 Inch Photography Monitor, (2560x1440)

About this item

  • AQCOLOR technology: 99 Percent Adobe RGB coverage, uniformity technology and hardware calibration support for accurate colour performance for photographer
  • 27 Inch, 16:9, 2560 x 1440 resolution: Enjoy exceptional clarity of fine details with IPS technology
  • Hardware calibration with paletter master element software: Tune and maintain the colour performance of the monitor at its most optimal state
  • High dynamic range (HDR): Increase the overall dynamic range between black and white to make image quality closer to what human eyes see in the natural world

Best Monitor for Photo Editing

What do you need to know to buy the best monitor to edit your images?
Hint, if you want to print those images, a 4K or 8K monitor is not for you!
Logan 305-1 Compact Elite Matt Cutter

The 350-1 has a capacity of 810mm (32'') which is enough to cut the full width of a standard sized, double imperial, mount board.

A measuring bar, mounted at 90 degrees to the cutting rail, is used for sizing the outside of mounts. Production stops on the cutting rail and the squaring arm help to speed up the cutting operation especially when cutting several mounts of the same size.

Supplied with 90 degree cutting head, 45 degree cutting head, 5 blades, Instruction manual.

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Metric Safety Straight edge
(For trimming your mounted prints)

This safe to use Straight Edge, in silver anodised aluminium, is a superb straight edge for use in marking, or cutting.

The Straight Edge is fitted with two full-length grip strips to steady the straight edge and protect sensitive surfaces.
With safety in mind, the straight edge has an integral finger guard and a full-length stainless steel bead to resist wear to the edge and the tools.


Sandberg 10400 mAh Outdoor PowerBank

  • With the Outdoor Power Bank 10400 mAh in your luggage you won't run out of power on your phone or other portable devices when you're far away from a socket.
  • Backup power in the wilderness
  • Sturdy and rainproof

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CN 160 LED CN-160
Dimmable Ultra High Power Panel

Digital Camera / Camcorder Video Light, LED Light
for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Panasonic,SONY, Samsung and Olympus Digital SLR Cameras


This is the light used by Bob Brind-Surch
As shown at his lecture at
Nottingham and Notts Photographic Society.

2-Way Camera Bubble Level

The Ross Standard Camera Level slides into the accessory shoe of most major brand cameras. The precision glass vials are easy to see in most lighting conditions and make front to back and rotational leveling easy.

It is also perfect for leveling tripod heads and any application where fast accurate leveling is critical.

Hinged Bubble Level

Crafted to the same high quality standard all Ross Photographic Accessories, the hinged camera level adds a third dimension to accurate camera leveling.

The hinged bed facilitates vertical (portrait) leveling, ideal for maximizing image data for panoramas.

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Recommended by Derek Doar
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BH-55 LR: Full-sized ballhead
with Lever Release Clamp
BH-40 LR II: Mid-sized ballhead
with Lever Release Clamp
These are the two ball heads that I can recommend. (Click below to see Video)

I prefer to use use "L" plates to connect my camera to my Really Right Stuff Ball Heads to ensure a sturdy connection particularly when using the camera in vertical orientation.
L-plate for Canon EOS-1D-Mark IV.
(click on image to find an L-Plate for your Camera)
Tutorial on how to use an L-Plate

I can highly recommend this set-up for taking panoramic images
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Really Right Stuff
Multi-Row Pano Elements Package, LR
  Really Right Stuff
Multi-Row Pano Elements Package, LR
mounted on a BH-55 LR: Full-sized ballhead
with camera attached.
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The Big Stopper is a high quality glass ten-stop long exposure filter. It reduces the amount of light entering your lens by ten-stops allowing you to use a much slower shutter speed or wider lens aperture.
By greatly extending exposure times the Big Stopper has the effect of allowing anything that is moving in your image to become blurred or ghost like, for example, clouds, waterfalls, rivers, and the sea. However the effect is not limited to landscapes, the filter can be used on cityscapes to blur people or roads and motorways to blur traffic.
The BIG Stopper fits in the standard Lee 100mm Filter Holder allowing it to be used on a number of different lenses as well as in conjunction with other filters such as neutral density graduated filters.

B+W 110 ND Filter

The B+W 110 ND cuts out an amazing 10 stops of light, far more than usual, meaning it can turn a 1/60sec shutter speed into 16secs!

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A Neutral Density (ND) filter like this B&W 110 ND is often needed if you want to experiment with long exposures, reducing the amount of light that passes through the lens to the sensor and allowing you to use slower shutter speeds in your shots. This slowing down of the shutter lets you capture the motion of flowing water, windswept grasses or clouds etc. as a blur, which can result in very creative images.
Using the B+W 110 N is quite an art – you have to compose and focus shots before adding the filter, as once it is on you can barely see anything through the viewfinder (With some cameras it can be left on if you use with Live View). If you fancy experimenting with really long exposures it's a fabulous tool, allowing you to use slow shutter speeds even in full daylight conditions. Very specific, but good fun!

Exposure Calculation Chart.
(for using the 10x or 6x Neutral Density Filter)
(Click on the PDF logo to get the Exposure Calculation chart as a .pdf file.)
B+W 106 ND Filter

The B+W 106 ND cuts out stops of light, meaning it can turn a 1/60sec shutter speed into a 1second exposure!

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A Neutral Density (ND) filter like this B&W 106 ND is often needed if you want to experiment with long exposures, reducing the amount of light that passes through the lens to the sensor and allowing you to use slower shutter speeds in your shots. This slowing down of the shutter lets you capture the motion of flowing water, windswept grasses or clouds etc. as a blur, which can result in very creative images.
Using the B+W 106 ND is quite an art – you have to compose and focus shots before adding the filter, as once it is on you can barely see anything through the viewfinder (With some cameras it can be left on if you use with Live View). If you fancy experimenting with long exposures it's a fabulous tool, allowing you to use slow shutter speeds even in full daylight conditions. Very specific, but good fun!

Exposure Calculation Chart.
(for using the 10x or 6x Neutral Density Filter)
(Click on the PDF logo to get the Exposure Calculation chart as a .pdf file.)
Dragon Cases Ltd
Custom made flight cases.

We provide a wide variety of cases including road trunks, poly transit cases, padded bags and flight cases.

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Helps you to predict and perfect your Sunrise and Sunset photography hours ahead of the event and make more accurate assessment of the suns position through the day to assist with architectural and landscape photography etc.

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Print Storage Boxes

(TO HOLD 20”x 16” PRINTS)

I use these boxes to protect my valuable prints at home and when I transport them
Derek Doar

Please note:
NOMAD Can make custom made boxes to your exact requirements.

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NEC SpectraView 242 LED Monitor.

The NEC SpectraView 242 is a high-end, 24" professional performance monitor using latest 10-bit AH-IPS with GB-R LED backlight for obtaining best picture quality and colour accuracy. 

True Colours with a wide colour gamut
(108.6% size / 99.3% coverage AdobeRGB)

X-Rite i1Display Pro
Professional standard display calibration for the most discerning colour professionals

The X-Rite i1Display Pro offers professional levels of display calibration for the most discerning photographers, designers and imaging professionals, looking for the highest standards of on-screen colour accuracy for displays, laptops and projectors.
Self-cleaning and self-charging brush, designed for light cleaning of a digital SLR sensor

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Have you a blocked print head?
Due to the thin nature of the print nozzle, ink blockages can occur. The ink can build up which will eventually lead to hardening of the ink and in turn the ink will not travel correctly. Also, if the printer has not been used for some time, you may experience a blockage.

FOTOSPEED Blockbuster Print Head Cleaner is the answer.

Blockbuster Printer Head Cleaner comes complete with a syringe and tubing plus instructions on how to use the kit.

Instructions on how to use Blockbuster

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