Third Party Lens User? You Are Not Alone

Third party lenses have been around since the early days of photography. Canon’s very first cameras were sold with third party lenses made by company called Nippon Kogaku, who went on to become Nikon. In recent years however, there has been a rise in the number of manufacturers producing third party lenses. This is, in […]

A Brief History of the Flash in Photography (Isn’t It Nice Not to Die From Them Anymore?)

Flash is something we take for granted in photography today. Many of our cameras have built in flashguns, there are powerful and incredibly sophisticated mounted flashguns, wireless slaves and of course studio flash lights with incredible versatility. Of course it hasn’t always been that way, yet the requirement we have for flash these days still stems from the same basic needs of the pioneer photographers and that is to supplement or provide light to take pictures.