Tips & Tricks | How to check your sensor at home
Our technicians clean camera check and clean DSLR and Mirrorless sensors every day. We asked them the best way to check for dust or oil on an imaging sensor.
Tips & Tricks | Don’t live view a solar eclipse
A solar eclipse is definitely a photo-worthy event but, just like looking into the sun, pointing your camera at the sun can have damaging consequences.
Tips & Tricks | Watch out for frayed straps
A camera strap isn't something you spend too much time thinking about but keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn't become twisted and frayed over time.
Tips & Tricks | When should you clean your sensor?
With Easter rapidly approaching and Spring just around the corner, now is a good time to check that your camera is in good working order and that all important sensor is free from dust.
Tips & Tricks | Li-ion battery care
Li-ion batteries don't suffer the same memory problems as the old NiCad versions used to, but they still need a certain degree of maintenance to ensure they keep running as long as possible.
Tips & Tricks | How to clean a lens correctly
Lens cleaning is not a particularly difficult task, but certain precautions should be taken to ensure you minimise the risk of scratching the front element.
Tips & Tricks | Camera maintenance
Our technicians share their knowledge of how to best look after your camera's sensor.
Tips & Tricks | Resetting your camera
If certain functions on your DSLR stops working as expected, it might be that you need to perform a full reset on your camera.
Tips & Tricks | Don’t leave cameras in the sun
Leaving your camera in the sun can cause a lot of damage, especially if you don't have a cap on the lens!
Tips & Tricks | Memory card maintenance
The small squares of plastic and silicon that we entrust our images to need a bit of TLC to keep them working properly.
Tips & Tricks | Equipment storage
Polypropylene, or ‘Peli’ cases are a great solution for transporting camera gear but not so good for storing your kit.
Tips & Tricks | Don’t leave batteries in equipment
Leaving alkaline batteries in equipment can lead to expensive damage if they leak. Play it safe and store them separately.
Tips & Tricks | Loose lens grip rubbers
Loose grip rubbers on the focus and zoom rings of lenses are a frustrating and common problem that can cause issues with operation.
Tips & Tricks | Memory card lamp
You’ll have all noticed the little light that blinks every now and then on the back of your DSLR, but do you know what it actually does?
Tips & Tricks | The importance of a UV filter
The next time you buy a lens, do you really want to take the risk and leave the front element unprotected?
Tips & Tricks | IS & VR Lens Care
Image stabilisation is a common feature on modern lenses, but how many of us are looking after our lenses properly?
Tips & Tricks | Keep a close eye on your Nikkor lenses
Here’s a useful tip for Nikon users: You see this screw? This 2mm screw that can be found tucked on the side of the bayonet on all Nikkor lenses? Well, if it falls off it can cause a lot of expensive damage!
Tips & Tricks | Backing up your camera settings
What’s the advantage of backing up your camera settings? Modern cameras offer more customisation than ever, and if you spend a lot...Learn More
Tips & Tricks | Keep your camera bag clean
When was the last time you cleaned your camera bag? A camera bag may seem unimportant, but it’s vital for protecting your...Learn More
Tips & Tricks | Take care with memory cards
We’ve all been in that situation – your memory card is full and you have to quickly change cards without thinking. CompactFlash...Learn More