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Test/Review: Sub Zero Thermal Down jacket
[ 0 ] November 20, 2015

Test/Review: Sub Zero Thermal Down jacket

I’ve had this jacket on test for some time now, and I can honestly say it has performed exceptionally. From chilly evenings spent around a low-lying campsite in June to seeking shelter from wind, rain and snow in the height of winter on photography trips in the mountains – it has become an invaluable item […]

Episode #191 – The Curse Of Friday The 13th?
[ 0 ] November 16, 2015

Episode #191 – The Curse Of Friday The 13th?

This week: I’m sharing a few thoughts recorded on a recent trip into the woods. On a day set aside for filming, writing and gear testing, things didn’t exactly go to plan. Could this be the curse of Friday the 13th?! Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: 10-second survey on Facebook – please let me […]

Episode #188 – Goodwood Revival Event Overview
[ 0 ] October 26, 2015

Episode #188 – Goodwood Revival Event Overview

This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Revival. The Goodwood events are always made up of long, hot, busy days for me. In this show, I’m looking back at how the event differed for me this time around. This is the second of two podcasts surrounding my activities […]

Episode #187 – Goodwood Revival Photo Gear
[ 0 ] October 19, 2015

Episode #187 – Goodwood Revival Photo Gear

This week: I’m talking you through the kit I packed for this year’s Goodwood Revival. It was a slightly different approach to what photography gear to take – more lightweight, to reflect my requirements and commitments surrounding the event. This is the first of two podcasts surrounding my activities at this year’s Revival. Some quick links to things […]

Episode #185 – OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend
[ 0 ] October 3, 2015

Episode #185 – OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend

This week: I’m looking back at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild AGM weekend. The OWPG AGM weekend at Keilder in Northumberland proved to be very productive. A lot of ideas were shared and in this week’s show, I’m filling you in on a few of the details. Some quick links to things mentioned in […]

Episode #184 – Outdoor Trade Show 2015
[ 0 ] September 28, 2015

Episode #184 – Outdoor Trade Show 2015

This week: I’m sat in my tent, looking back at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show. I had some encouraging meetings and conversations at this year’s event; OTS is always a great few days for me. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode #165 – Into The Wilds Of Snowdonia TAP article – Gotta Love […]

Gotta Love A Karabiner
[ 0 ] September 7, 2015

Gotta Love A Karabiner

Ah, karabiners, they really do make me so happy. Much like drybags, these simple items have proven themselves to be invaluable time after time. The longer you spend in the outdoors – whether that be for the purpose of taking pictures or not – the more you will learn how to refine your kit choices so […]

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting
[ 0 ] September 4, 2015

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting

Following yesterday’s update, the second of my freshly-written lighting-related guides has now gone live over on the Wex Blog. Here’s a brief overview of what I talk about this time around: Aside from manipulating the existing light in a scene with a selection of reflectors, diffusers and other devices, there will come a time when […]

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs
[ 0 ] September 3, 2015

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs

The topic of how to light a photograph is vast and there are many techniques that can be employed. As you might expect, the market is flooded with many tools for the job – from reflectors to flashguns and LED panels to light tents. How we go about creating the look we want is always going to boil down […]

Episode #183 – Photographing A Renault Track Day
[ 0 ] August 24, 2015

Episode #183 – Photographing A Renault Track Day

This week: I’m talking about a last-minute request for some motoring photography. Last weekend saw me covering a Renault track day event at Goodwood Motor Circuit.  Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP post – Join me on Instagram – gilesbabbidge Goodwood, West Sussex Nikon D3 SLR Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED […]

Q&A 500 – What Kit For Event Photography?
[ 0 ] August 5, 2015

Q&A 500 – What Kit For Event Photography?

If you’ve been following my updates recently, you’ll know that a proportion of my time has been taken up by the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS). For an overview, you can take a listen to this edition of the podcast. People seem to be fascinated by what I do at these sorts of public events […]

Episode #181 – Goodwood FOS Event Overview
[ 0 ] July 27, 2015

Episode #181 – Goodwood FOS Event Overview

This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Goodwood events are always made up of long, hot, busy days for me. In this show, I’m looking back at just what the latest FOS entailed. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode #180 […]