Category Archives: Bad Gear

Camera Cleaning Kit

An essential part of my camera kit is a small Lowepro compact camera pouch that contains my camera and lens cleaning kit. It lives in the bag all the time and although not often used in the field, is always … Continue reading

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Manfrotto Compact Monopod

One of the easiest ways to support the camera away from the body when taking selfie shots is with a selfie stick. Now, that’s all and fine when using a lightweight mobile phone or small compact camera but something else … Continue reading

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Manfrotto Compact Tripod

One of the most useful items in my camera bag is the Ultrapod II mini tripod which gets lots of use when taking selfies or self portraits. However, it does have its limits, being restricted to a little more than … Continue reading

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Panasonic G Series Lenses

The camera I use for most of my photography is the Panasonic Lumx G6, a compact system camera which is essentially a full digital SLR but more compact in size and weighs less. The package I bought at the time … Continue reading

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Ultrapod II Mini Tripod

One of the most useful accessories for the photographer is the tripod. But there’s a problem you have to contend with. You have to carry them around. Okay, that’s not usually an issue but sometimes it is, especially when cycling. … Continue reading

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Remote Controls

One of the photographic themes that I find myself following more and more is that of the self portrait, also commonly referred to as the selfie. This is essentially taking a photograph or self portrait of yourself. The subject of … Continue reading

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Panasonic Lumix G6 Camera

I’d been using my Panasonic Lumix LX3, and later TZ30, for a number of years and was reasonable content with them. However, I starting thinking about acquiring something more versatile, something with a few additional features that would be useful … Continue reading

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Bad Gear

In this section I want to look at some the the photographic equipment I use to create the images you see on this web site. I will not be writing full reviews of the items but more why I bought … Continue reading

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