Gear Review: Manfrotto MK190XPRO3-3W

IMG_2901AOne for the fellow photography geeks this…. I’d been toying with the idea of upgrading from the 5D MKII to the 6D for several weeks and had speculatively advertised the 5D to see what kind of response I got. Luckily I had interest quite quickly and ended up getting a great price. In short, the ‘upgrade’ was on! After sourcing a new 6D I was surprised and pleased to see that Canon were running a promotion whereby those who had bought a new 6D could claim a free accessory. I wasn’t too excited initially to be honest, expecting something small, but when I actually looked into it, it turned out that the accessories on offer were fantastic. Amongst other items on offer was a Manfrotto XPRO190 3 section aluminium tripod with XPRO 3 way ‘pan/tilt’ head. I was still pinching myself when it arrived several days later… a brand new £290 tripod for free! Continue reading

PC Wallpaper: November 2014

Heads-up, just posted a new wallpaper over on my other website This is an aquarium image of a stunning Red Bubbletip Anemone (captive-cloned incidentally). Head-on over to digital-reefs and subscribe (free and quick) if you fancy brightening up your desktop this November. There are a couple of different aspect ratios available so it should fit most screens :-)