Category Archives: Photography

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Scanza: Film Scanning Gets Affordable

I don’t know about you but I have in a cupboard about a trillion old 35mm colour slides and negatives dating back to the days when film ruled, some of which are pretty good pics. Indeed I still have my beloved film camera that works perfectly; the problem is that processing and film scanning for the modern world costs convenience, time and money. Now though, legendary photographic company Kodak have the solution for all the aged film buffs and the increasing numbers of returners to the medium. A film scanner we can afford. The Scanza. Continue reading

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Why The Mirrorless Camera Is Right For Car Journalists

In this day and age when the white heat of digital technology has delivered imaging devices of stunning quality and performance, it can be seen, as a glance through used car sales websites will demonstrate, that private car sellers and even motor traders still cannot take a decent shot. If selling a used car surely you would want it to look its best? Continue reading

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A Picture Of Modern Cars

On my bookcases there are many tomes and magazines dedicated to photography. They picture both history and the future. From time to time I browse these books for photographic inspiration and I am sometimes struck by how much we continue to revere the image makers of old. Continue reading

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Sporting Bodies Diminish The Sports They Represent

Especially with the outstanding coverage we get on the TV, a huge variety of sports are these days available to the public either to watch or to participate in. Sports are good. They promote health; we should all get involved one way or another. Continue reading

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Wet Weather Driving: How To Stay Safe

With the wet weather months on the way, it’s the time of year where driving can become just a little more hazardous. Rain and wind reduces visibility and decreases the amount of grip your car has on the road, so you need to be extra careful. Continue reading

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Add A Dashcam For Safety & Security

Cars today come with all manner of lifestyle and safety technology designed to make our journeys less boring and more secure but we still do not have any control over what happens outside the vehicle. There are plenty of careless or couldn’t care less drivers on our highways and, although we hear less about it these days, that nasty ‘cash for crash’ scam has not gone away. Criminals are being ever more inventive as to how they think they can con us out of insurance money. That’s why dashboard or windscreen mounted cameras are a great idea. The dashcam has come of age. Continue reading

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Is It The End For The DSLR Camera?

In the years since digital imaging swamped film photography, the amateur photograph has ceased to be about memories and is more about the ‘now’. The digital world is now swamped with pics which highlight the truth that although the technology has improved beyond our wildest dreams the ability of many people to make a decent snap is still in question, especially when selling a car where any old pic would seem to do. Continue reading

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Leave It To The Drivers

There is a large and verdant merry-go-round on the outskirts of the town of Swindon, Wiltshire, called the Mannington Roundabout. It is a very busy intersection that plays host to a high level of traffic throughout much of the day. Continue reading

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Used Car Selling: The Right Image At The Right Time

A picture paints a thousand words. This is so. When I see a picture of a politician at least one thousand words come to mind; few of them good. It’s a hackneyed old cliché that has been around forever yet it remains true, especially when selling your used car. Continue reading

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Honda Civic Sport Plus: Now It’s Just Right

Both of the previous two incarnations of the modern era Honda Civic have been very good cars. When all about them boxy hatchbacks thrived the Swindon based company went for a stylish dart shape which proved to be very popular right down to the triangular exhaust outlets. Continue reading