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Raising all Ships: The New Canon EOS R Mirrorless By Tamara Wilm
13 Sep 18

Raising all Ships: The New Canon EOS R Mirrorless By Tamara Wilm

By Tamara Wilm Canon announced their new Canon EOS R Mirrorless system last week, and the industry—not to mention the fans, haters, critics, and pro shooters—are all weighing in with their opinions. I’ll save you the trouble right now of wondering if this is a good system or not: it is. As Scott Kelby wrote...

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On Location w/ Riker Chance and Summer Shandy
29 Jun 18

On Location w/ Riker Chance and Summer Shandy

Vanguard Professional, Riker Chance, has frequently collaborated with Modus Photography in the past. So when the opportunity presented itself to create amazing product lifestyle shots for the new line of Summer Shandy - a variety of beer made by Leinenkugels - Riker was a no-brainer. For this particular project, Chandler Williams was behind the lens, and Modus Photography asked Riker to be...

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Winners of 'All Creatures Great and Small'
04 Jun 18

Winners of 'All Creatures Great and Small'

Thank you to everyone who submitted their photographs or voted in our wildlife competition.We received over 300 entries from which 20 photographs were short-listed by a panel of industry experts then we passed over to the public to choose their favourites. We received almost 200 votes. Here are your winners:  UK Wildlife Category:Overall winner was Catherine Clark -...

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Harness Up for Bino Comfort
31 May 18

Harness Up for Bino Comfort

Harness Up for Bino Comfort The longer you spend time in the field in pursuit of game, the heavier and more awkward your binoculars can seem to become.  A binocular often starts out feeling light, but after considerable time spent hiking and climbing it suddenly begins to feel like the neck strap is cutting through...

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Choose your winner!  ‘All Creatures...’ Wildlife Photo Competition shortlist
11 May 18

Choose your winner! ‘All Creatures...’ Wildlife Photo Competition shortlist

We ran a Wildlife Photographic Competition, All Creatures Great and Small, looking for photographs that depicted wild animals in their natural habitat.THANK YOU to everyone who submitted their entries, we received so many incredible photographs.  Please vote for your personal favourite in both the UK and Worldwide Categories, you can post a blog comment or...

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The Perfect Pair (VEO 265AB Tripod/ VEO Discover 46 Backpack Review)
07 May 18

The Perfect Pair (VEO 265AB Tripod/ VEO Discover 46 Backpack Review)

The search for the perfect bag is one that all photographers embark upon at one time or another. Actually, that quest seems to never end for most of us. Over the years I have come to realize that the perfect bag does not exist, but the perfect (or near perfect) bag for a specific use...

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Vanguard ALTA ACCESS 33X Review by Mark Miller
03 May 18

Vanguard ALTA ACCESS 33X Review by Mark Miller

My friends over at Vanguard were kind enough to send me the new Alta Access 33X messenger bag to try out. Typically I like to use a backpack style bag for my gear but one of the features of this messenger is that you can configure it to work as both. It's a good looking bag and...

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Vanguard Wins TIPA Award for Best Tripod and Best Camera Bag
20 Apr 18

Vanguard Wins TIPA Award for Best Tripod and Best Camera Bag

Binoculars. They all look basically the same, the manufacturers use similar marketing selling points and they come with a long list of industry jargon and numbers that have little meaning. It’s no wonder why many people find sporting optics to be confusing. For most of history, hunters made decisions about what binoculars to purchase based...

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Pro Quality in a Mirrorless: The Fujifilm X-H1
26 Feb 18

Pro Quality in a Mirrorless: The Fujifilm X-H1

By Tamara WilmIt’s fair to say that mirrorless has come a long way since it first debuted. Perhaps no recent camera demonstrates this better than Fujifilm’s new X-H1 Mirrorless Digital Camera. Let’s check out why it takes mirrorless beyond convenience and into the world of the professional.Part of Fujifilm’s popular X Series, the X-H1 has...

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