Saving Your Cameras Settings

Why Save Your Camera Settings? An often overlooked but extremely handy thing to do is to make a backup of your camera’s settings.  Not only is this a great facility for those who have two or more identical cameras (assuming you want them to have the same settings,)...
Canon Cameras Vulnerable to Ransomware

Canon Cameras Vulnerable to Ransomware

There has been a camera security threat highlighted, and Canon has issued advisories for 30 vulnerable products, and warns that other manufacturers may be affected. The affected camera models are at risk of being infected by ransomware and malware, where...
New Nikon D850 and 400mm 2.8 Back Focussing

New Nikon D850 and 400mm 2.8 Back Focussing

We all rightly assume that if you spend a considerable amount of money on a piece of photographic kit be it camera body or a lens (or both) it should produce “acceptable” results out of the box right, especially when it is pro kit like the Nikon D850 and 400mm 2.8! We...
Tamron Lens Calibration

Tamron Lens Calibration

The Holy Trinity of Calibration for Canon and specifically Nikon   Why is a Tamron lens calibration better than most other lens brands? One   of   the   biggest   issues   we   find   when   calibrating   lenses   with   Nikon cameras   is   that   Nikon  ...
New Breakthrough X4 ND Cinema Filters!

New Breakthrough X4 ND Cinema Filters!

Stock of the new Breakthrough X4 ND Cinema Filters Is On Its Way! The filters, sized 4×5.65 and come in 1 – 8 stops, darken the entire image allowing you to photograph with a slower shutter speed when filming in bright conditions. These filters are...
Care Needed When Updating Firmware

Care Needed When Updating Firmware

Care Needed When Updating Firmware One of the services we offer is updating your camera or lens firmware.   As you probably know camera and lens manufactures (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Sigma, Tamron, Fuji etc.) regularly update firmware not only to improve cameras but...
Matterport Virtual tour of Cameracal’s Studio

Matterport Virtual tour of Cameracal’s Studio

Matterport Virtual tour of Cameracal’s Studio We are all about transparency, be in it the products we sell or the services we offer. And we gladly demonstrate our industry leading calibration and sensor cleaning processes to our visiting customers. However, we thought...

Advisory on Sigma Lenses on Canon bodies

We have recently seen a re-emergence of an issue that was first addressed in 2016 when the Canon 1dx II came out. This glitch is caused when Peripheral Illumination Correction is enabled when using the camera with (predominantly) Sigma lenses – however we have also...
Camera Annual Service

Camera Annual Service

Camera Annual Service – When a Wet Wipe Just Doesn’t Cut It! Last December 2018, after being asked repeatedly by customers, we started a new service option. Having made the decision to send their camera in for a sensor clean many customers have opted to...
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