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Canon LIVE Announcement

Canon LIVE Announcement

  • 9 Sep 2021

Join us as we watch Canon's LIVE announcement. Can you guess what new product (or products?!) they may be launching?!

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Panasonic LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 Lens Launch

Panasonic LUMIX S 24mm F1.8 Lens Launch

  • 1 Sep 2021

Panasonic LUMIX launches their latest wide-angle prime lens for the Panasonic L-mount system, the LUMIX S 24mm F1.8mm lens (S-S24E). The third addition to the range of large-aperture lenses, the S 24mm F1.8 joins the S 85mm F1.8 and the S 50mm F1.8 lenses.

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New Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens Development Announcement

New Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens Development Announcement

  • 5 Aug 2021

Read about Tamron's latest lens development announcement, regarding the Tamron 35-105mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD and the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2

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Development Announcement: NEW Tamron 18-300mm lens for FUJIFILM and Sony

Development Announcement: NEW Tamron 18-300mm lens for FUJIFILM and Sony

  • 20 Jul 2021

Announced today (21/08/21) a brand new Tamron lens is in development and this time it is for Sony and Fujifilm APS-C Mirrorless Cameras. Let's see what we know so far. 

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Hasselblad's Home Video Series

Hasselblad's Home Video Series

  • 14 May 2021

Take an intimate look into the core of Hasselblad and hear from a number of Hasselblad employees. From designers to engineers, learn about their thoughts and processes behind the development of their medium format camera.

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Canon EOS R3 Tech Development Announcement

Canon EOS R3 Tech Development Announcement

  • 14 Apr 2021

Announced on Wednesday 14th April 2021, the Canon EOS R3 is pitched to set new standard in the professional mirrorless camera arena. We talk through what we know so far.

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Nikon Z 9 Development Announcement

Nikon Z 9 Development Announcement

  • 17 Mar 2021

Nikon have announced the development of their full-frame mirrorless flagship camera, the Z 9.

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Top 5 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

Top 5 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

  • 13 Jan 2021

In a very visually dominant world, take some time out and take the strain off the eyes with a photography podcast. We list our top five to listen to in 2021.

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Top 5 Photography Trends for 2020

Top 5 Photography Trends for 2020

  • 10 Jan 2020

It's a new year, a new decade. Allow us to take you through what we think will be the top 5 photography trends of 2020.

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Your Best DSLR Cameras of 2019

Your Best DSLR Cameras of 2019

  • 4 Dec 2019

Grab a warm drink, get comfortable and let's talk about your best DSLR cameras of 2019. Find out who came out on top for full frame and APS-C DSLR cameras.

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Your Best Mirrorless Cameras of 2019

Your Best Mirrorless Cameras of 2019

  • 20 Nov 2019

We take you through your most popular mirrorless cameras of 2019. Covering micro-four thirds, APS-C and full-frame mirrorless cameras.

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The New SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens

The New SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens

  • 6 Nov 2019

A new SIGMA 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN zoom lens for the mirrorless market. We give you our initial thoughts and the low-down on the newest Sony E-Mount and L-Mount versatile zoom lens.

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Release of Sigma Interchangeable Lenses for L-Mount

Release of Sigma Interchangeable Lenses for L-Mount

  • 28 Feb 2019

SIGMA is living up to its commitment to the L-Mount Alliance by announcing the launch of 11 prime lenses for full-frame cameras. Read on to find out more about the L-Mount alliance, and the benefits of this exciting conjunction between SIGMA Prime Art Lenses and the L-Mount.

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Preview the full-frame Zeiss ZX1 camera coming early 2019

Preview the full-frame Zeiss ZX1 camera coming early 2019

  • 24 Dec 2018

Zeiss has released a hands-on preview of their impending full-frame camera release coming to market early 2019.

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Panasonic tease the Lumix S1R full-frame camera in video with photographer Annie Griffiths

Panasonic tease the Lumix S1R full-frame camera in video with photographer Annie Griffiths

  • 3 Dec 2018

Panasonic has released a video of the upcoming Panasonic S1R full-frame camera being used by long-time National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths. Are you looking forward to this release?

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Clifton Cameras Raises £5,722 for Bristol Children's Hospital through Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal

Clifton Cameras Raises £5,722 for Bristol Children's Hospital through Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal

  • 28 Nov 2018

After several months of fundraising, Clifton Cameras was finally able to hand over a check for £5,722.37 to The Grand Appeal on Friday, November 16th, 2018. 

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Best new gear announced at Photokina 2018

Best new gear announced at Photokina 2018

  • 2 Oct 2018

We’re back from Photokina, the World’s biggest photographic trade show, here’s our rundown of the most exciting new gear announcements for 2018.

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Hasselblad Announce NEW Trio of Prime Lenses for XCD Medium Format System

Hasselblad Announce NEW Trio of Prime Lenses for XCD Medium Format System

  • 25 Sep 2018

Hasselblad has announced three brand new prime lenses for their X1D medium format system including their fastest lens to date; an f1.9 80mm.

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Photo Rumors - Updated Daily List

Photo Rumors - Updated Daily List

  • 20 Sep 2018

You've most likely already heard that the schedule has changed for 2018, now taking place from Wednesday 26th September to Saturday 29th September. Here's a list of the rumors:

 

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Nikon Officially Announce NEW Full-frame Mirrorless Camera for 2018

Nikon Officially Announce NEW Full-frame Mirrorless Camera for 2018

  • 25 Jul 2018

Nikon officially announced the next generation of full-frame mirrorless cameras at 05:00 this morning. The press official release was brief and revealed only essential information regarding the development of a full-frame, Nikon FX-format, mirrorless camera and lenses. 

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Nikon Release Teaser Trailer for New Camera with Huge Mount

Nikon Release Teaser Trailer for New Camera with Huge Mount

  • 23 Jul 2018

This morning Nikon released a short video teasing its next generation of camera gear. Could this be the development we've all been waiting for?

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Fujifilm Release X-T100 for £619 - Here's what you need to know

Fujifilm Release X-T100 for £619 - Here's what you need to know

  • 25 May 2018

Show Me Your World – that’s the tagline for the new Fujifilm X-T100 and at first glance it definitely looks up to the task.

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Meet the NEW DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2 Drone

Meet the NEW DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2 Drone

  • 25 May 2018

Like The Phantom 4 Pro and Advanced, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. Did we mention it has a mechanical shutter? This drone is incredible.

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Clifton Cameras now carries Profoto!

Clifton Cameras now carries Profoto!

  • 25 Apr 2018

Clifton Cameras are excited to announce a new addition to our studio lighiting offerings, Profoto!

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How SIGMA Lenses are Made - Touring the SIGMA Factory in Japan with Johnnie Behiri

How SIGMA Lenses are Made - Touring the SIGMA Factory in Japan with Johnnie Behiri

  • 5 Apr 2018

Johnnie Behiri is the first journalist allowed to independently film inside SIGMA's Art and cinema production lines. 

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Manfrotto launches #TheGreatOutdoors Campaign

Manfrotto launches #TheGreatOutdoors Campaign

  • 3 Apr 2018

This week Ambassador Peter Jackson explores the Great Outdoors at Snowdonia National Park with the new and completely redesigned Manfrotto BeFree Advanced Travel Tripod.

 

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Legend of the Lens | Frans Lanting

Legend of the Lens | Frans Lanting

  • 30 Mar 2018

This month we profile Frans Lanting, one of the world’s foremost nature photographers, whose stunning images of wildlife and landscapes have helped to raise public awareness of conservation issues.

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Legend of the Lens | Pieter Hugo

Legend of the Lens | Pieter Hugo

  • 28 Mar 2018

Multi award-winning South African photographer Pieter Hugo is renowned for his thought-provoking portrait and documentary work, often featuring people living at the margins of society. Here we take a brief look at his illustrious career.

Due to copyright we are unable to publish the works of Pieter Hugo in this article. They can however be seen online. 

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Is The Photography Show worth attending?

Is The Photography Show worth attending?

  • 22 Mar 2018

The Photography Show is the biggest photography event of the year in our locale... but why bother attending?

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Legend of the Lens | Annie Leibovitz

Legend of the Lens | Annie Leibovitz

  • 15 Mar 2018

Over the last forty-plus years, American portrait photographer, Annie Leibovitz has shot some of the most memorable images of politicians, royalty, film and music stars. We take a brief look at her life.

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Reflecting on the Best Mirrorless Cameras of 2017

Reflecting on the Best Mirrorless Cameras of 2017

  • 1 Mar 2018

Mirrorless cameras are back in the spotlight with the announcement of the Sony a7 III so we thought we would reflect on the best of 2017's offerings. Here's a list of our top picks.

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Major Olympus Firmware Update - Firmware 2.0 with Gavin Hoey

Major Olympus Firmware Update - Firmware 2.0 with Gavin Hoey

  • 28 Feb 2018

Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey shows us some of the excellent new features added to the OM-D E-M1 Mark II thanks to Firmware 2.0. With improvements made to the exclusive Pro Capture feature, Continuous Shooting Mode & Image Stabilisation, you don't want to miss out!

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NEW Leica Summicron SL Lenses Released Today

NEW Leica Summicron SL Lenses Released Today

  • 15 Jan 2018

Leica announce two new members of the SL-System family. The APO-Summicron-SL 75 f/2 ASPH and APO-Summicron-SL 90 f/2 ASPH.

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Nikon Announces D850

Nikon Announces D850

  • 27 Jul 2017

Nikon wasn't about to let it's 100th year anniversary pass without making a splash. Welcome the D850 to the line-up.

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Latest DJI update limits range and disables camera on drones unless registered

Latest DJI update limits range and disables camera on drones unless registered

  • 24 May 2017

The latest DJI update will come into effect on Friday and there are a couple things current, and future, DJI drone owners should be aware of... 

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Damien Lovegrove and Paul Sanders confirm attendance for Fujifilm GFX Experience Event

ANNOUNCEMENT: Damien Lovegrove and Paul Sanders confirm attendance for Fujifilm GFX Experience Event

  • 18 May 2017

Great news! Damien Lovegrove, one of Britain's most influential portrait photographers, and Paul Sanders, pro landscape photographer whose career has seen him work for The Manchester Evening News, Reuters and The Times, have confirmed their attendance for our Fujifilm GFX Event at Eastington Park!

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NEW Fuji GF lenses for the GFX-50S

NEW Fuji GF lenses for the GFX-50S

  • 23 Apr 2017

In February Fujifilm introduced the GFX 50S, their medium format mirrorless camera, to wide acclaim. This week they made good on promises to release new lenses for the camera with a mid-range telephoto and a superwide angle lens, both arriving in June.

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Sony announces the A9, their ludicrously fast and most advanced full-frame yet

Sony announces the A9, their ludicrously fast and most advanced full-frame yet

  • 20 Apr 2017

Sony just announced its most advanced full-frame camera for pro photographers yet. The new A9 will pose a formidable challenge to Canon and Nikon. 

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