Index to page entries here within the blog, headers for each section will take you to the relevant page

 

Photo Talk Page:

The Use Of Focal length To Isolate Subject From Background.

Panasonic EZ Zoom

Using Flash For Close Up Photography

Using a dedicated flashgun on a non dedicated flash camera.

Given an option to shoot wide angle or telephoto - which produces the best overall results?

Are More Expensive Filters Worth The Investment

Using The FZ200/300/330/1000 for blurred background motion shots - panning techniques

The Suitability Of Micro SDXC Memory Cards in Cameras

Transferring Panasonic Lumix camera files to Smartphones via USB

Teleconverter lenses, are they worth it?

Aperture or Shutter Priority - Which is the best choice and a BONUS feature for Panasonic FZ330(300) and FZ1000 users.

Understanding Your "Pop Up" Flash Performance

Why Exposure Compensation Is Needed In Some Scene Types

Maximising Image Quality

Does Size matter?

Getting Sharper Images

LED Lights For Photography

Shooting in Snowy Conditions

Using Extension Tubes with Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Are the latest versions of popular cameras always the best?

i.Zoom or not? Reasons for using it with the FZ1000 camera.

Hints And Tips For Photographing the Moon with the FZ200 Camera.

FZ1000 and GH3 Head to Head testing, stills cropped from 1080p video files at 10 lux.

FZ1000 and FZ200 RAW File Comparisons.

OPTICAL TELECONVERTERS ON THE FZ1000.

Sample Still Images From FZ1000 4K video Files

The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000, My First Impressions

Depth Of Field and Full Frame Equivalent Focal Lengths and Apertures

Image sharpness killers - ND Filters affecting FZ200 sharpness at high zoom levels.

Method for testing your lens sweet spot!

Let's look at photography in a different way!

Why I Believe Full Frame Cameras Have Limited Uses For Wildlife Images!

Crop factor, Full Frame Equivalent Focal Length and Aperture

 

 

Photo Talk Archive 1

 

An Easy Way To Remember Those F Stop Numbers

Rivington Pike Fell Race 19th April 2014, lessons to be learned!

Advanced Tutorial Dust Spot and Object Removal with Canon DPP

Noise Reduction "plug in" for jpeg/RAW noise removal  

DEPTH OF FIELD AND SENSOR SIZE

Converting a Compact Digital Camera to Shoot Infrared Part 2

Backlighting using translucent plastic sheet

Simple Flash Diffuser Works Great on Pop Up Flashes

Welding Mask Filters used for Long Time Exposure Photographs

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro four thirds camera

Using Automatic Extension Tubes for Close Up Photography with CSC's and DSLR's

Free, Full Featured Image Editing Programs

 

 

Photo Talk Archive 2

 

Image Ratios, Image size and Output Requirements

Neutral Density Filters

Converting a Compact Digital Camera to Shoot Infrared Only

Shooting in the 16:9 Aspect Ratio? If not, may be you should?

Editing Panasonic JPEGS in Canon DPP software

 

Travel Zoom Cameras

 

Alternative Charging For Your Travel Zoom with USB Power

Using Raynox Close up lenses with Travel Zoom cameras 

Dust spots INSIDE the TZ70 (ZS50) lens causing white "orbs" when shooting into the light.

Quicker Manual Focus with the TZ70 (ZS50)

MACRO WITH TRAVEL ZOOMS

Canon SX700 HS travel zoom review

The Panasonic Lumix TZ70 (ZS50) First Impressions

THE NEW TZ70 (ZS50) From Panasonic, the new Flagship Travel Zoom for 2015

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 (ZS40) Travel Zoom Camera 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 (ZS40) ISO Noise Tests

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 (ZS40) Low Light and "Difficult" Lighting Tests

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 (ZS40) Dynamic Range Test

The New Panasonic Lumix TZ60 (ZS40) has arrived!

 

 

 

FZ200 Specific Page

 

Image collection for focus stacking

Things to check when the flash won't fire

Adding a Rubber Eyepiece to the FZ200

100:1 Passive Attenuator for the Mic Input of the FZ200 to allow Powered Mics to be used

USING FILL IN FLASH WITH THE FZ200

Exposure Value Compensation and Manual Exposure Mode Scales Explained

The Exposure Triangle

UNDERSTANDING PANASONIC'S EZ (EXTENDED OPTICAL ZOOM) AND I.ZOOM FEATURES

USB CHARGER FOR BLC-12E BATTERIES

YONGNUO FLASH SYSTEMS

Is there such a thing as the China FZ200 Syndrome?

F11 Stills with the FZ200?

Implementing Back Button Focus on the FZ200

Back projection techniques for table top pictures.

Festive Lights and family group pictures - getting the correct image.

FOAM EYEPIECE MODIFICATION

Guard Ring to Prevent Unwanted Operation of the WB button

Shooting 3D images with the FZ200

Dealing with Highlights, how to go about retaining as much highlight detail as possible

Determining the Shutter count on the Panasonic Lumix FZ200

Preventing Unwanted Button Presses on the FZ200

Camera Tripod Mounting Ring for Panorama Shots and Teleconversion Lenses - for FZ200

 

FZ300/330 Specific Pages

 

AFS, AFF and AFC Focus Modes Explained

A Look At In-Camera Compositing - Using Multiple Exposure Mode

Using the in camera RAW processing option of the FZ330/300 to optimise the JPEG processing engine

FZ330(300) Firmware update to version 2.0 Post Focus Added

FZ300/330) Review

Transitioning From The FZ200 to the FZ330(300)

Tripod Quick Release Plate

 

 

FZ1000 Specific Pages

 

Flash with the FZ1000 & (FZ300/330)

Close up photography with the FZ1000

HDMI LIVE OUTPUT STREAMING

Creating Time Lapse Videos with the FZ1000

 

FZ2000/2500 Specific Pages

 

First impressions

 

Tech Talk Latest

 

AGC control for the Panasonic Lumix FZ200

Studio Flash for Amateurs

Wireless Flash Trigger Systems

Audio Equipment for Videographers

LED Light Panels - What they Offer the Videographer

 

 

 

Tech Talk

 

Using OM lenses on Micro Four Thirds Cameras - Is There A Loss Of Quality?

Panasonic Bridge Camera and Aspect Ratio Equivalent Focal Length Change

Overcoming the Power Limitations of Bus Powered USB Hubs

Easy Slide Duplication with a Digital Camera

4k Photo and Video Shooting with Panasonic Cameras

The FZ1000 and the 4K Video Stills Acquisition

Cheap USB table top lighting project

Understanding The Speed Rating Of SDHC and SDXC Memory Cards

ZEBRA ZONE HIGHLIGHT WARNING AND FOCUS PEAKING

The Need For Speed

Maximising Depth of Field in Close ups

Alternative Large Format LCD Viewing Aid for the FZ200

Determining FZ200 Plane of Focus

Native and Expanded ISO Ranges

Flash Synchronisation

Calibrating A Panasonic Lumix Camera Auto White Balance Neutral Point

Building a USB to 8.4v power supply to power your camera for longer periods out doors

External Battery Supply for Panasonic Cameras

Depth of Field, something you may not appreciate

 

 

Review

 

Mcoplus MCO-14EXT-C Xenon Ring Flash for Canon/Nikon

Mcoplus MP-MRF18 LED Ring Light Flash

MCOPLUS LE-520B Bi-Colour LED Light Panel

Commlite EOS EF/EFS to Micro Four Thirds Lens Adaptor

Canon 70-300mm EF IS USM F4/5.6 Zoom Lens

Aperlite YH-500C E-TTL Flashgun Review

Neewer FC-16 Radio Flash Trigger

Aperlite YH-400 Flash Gun Review

The Toshiba FlashAir card

APERLITE YH-700C E-TTL FLASHGUN

SHOOT COMPACT BATTERY PACK CP-E4

 

 

 

Reviews 2

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix GX8 Review

 

 

my USB power bank to Panasonic camera  power conversion unit for use with the DCC8 battery box
my USB power bank to Panasonic camera power conversion unit for use with the DCC8 battery box

coming soon!