Reviews of photographic equipment and software

Occasionally I review stuff - cool software I've found or hardware I've bought. If you're a company that would like me to review your stuff - please get in touch via the Contact page.

DicaPac Waterproof SLR Case Review

January 12th, 2016|

There are several areas of photography that I’ve been wanting to get into for a while, but haven’t been able to due to the cost. Drone photography and ocean photography are the two main areas I’d like to explore and while the former is definitely out of my price range, there are ways and means to get involved in the latter.


MyShoeBox – Free and Unlimited Photo Storage – Sort Of

November 15th, 2012|

It makes for a good headline and when I saw a story about a new online photo storage service offering free and unlimited space, I was intrigued. Truth is while the space on MyShoeBox may well be unlimited, there are in fact quite rigorous limitations on the photos you can upload.

The free account on MyShoeBox limits long edge resolution to 1024pixels – I don’t even upload to Facebook at that resolution. Even the Pro account, which costs $5 a month, limits file sizes to 20Mb […]

SnapHeal – The Mac Photo Retoucher for the Rest of Us

November 13th, 2012|

Photoshop has always been the go-to tool for any kind of retouching and it’s not hard to see why. With advanced features like the Content Aware Fill, it can perform photographic magic, not just removing blemishes, but inventing whole potions of a photo out of the ether. There’s no two ways about it – it’s an incredible app – it’s also bloody expensive.

If all you want to do is remove blemishes from your photographs then it’s difficult to justify Photoshop’s hefty price-tag and that’s where an app like SnapHeal (currently only available on Mac) comes in. It doesn’t offer […]