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Polaroid camera: yay or nay?

Interested in purchasing a polaroid camera, but aren’t sure if it’s worth the money? This blog post will explore the pros and cons of using a Polaroid camera and determine if it might be worth your while purchasing one. At the end of this post, you should …

Why you should get a GoPro

What is a GoPro? The GoPro is a camera brand responsible for creating a completely new and unique market segment called “action cameras”. A GoPro is exactly that; its purpose is to capture moments and experiences full of action and adrenaline. This blog …

Digitise your printed photos

Humans are strange indeed.   On the one hand, we grumble about how our digital photos are languishing in computerised captivity (on our drives or in the cloud) and how we hardly ever manage to muster the strength to give them physical substance …

Camera bags

  They may engage in endless and even contentious discussions on the advantages and disadvantages of this or that piece of photo equipment, but practically all photographers agree that camera bag is the most important accessory. It stands to …

Quick Review: Nikon 1 J1

Back in 2008, Panasonic launched the first mirror less digital compact system camera, and it took Nikon around three years before they unveiled their offering, the Nikon 1 J1 camera. Was the wait worth it?  …

Gadget of the week – smart cameras

Camera technology has come a long way in the last thirty years, with a steady progression being made from analogue, film cameras of yesteryear to faster, lighter and more sophisticated digital cameras. The first attempt at building an entirely digital …

Quick Review: Canon A810

A brand new addition to the entry-level point-and-shoot offering from Canon, the A810 is a great deal for those who are looking for a cheap camera. With fairly basic features and a budget construction, you're won't be getting a quality feel, but these …

Trigger happy

This has got to be the most exciting category on bidorbuy. If you are into photography, that is. Photographic Equipment is exciting because that is where you can find excellent deals on all kinds of cameras and accessories like tripods and stands, …

Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D5100

If you're thinking about starting out with Digital SLR photography, you may be stuck at deciding which cameras you should look at. Canon and Nikon have added great additions to their offerings, the Canon EOS 600D/T3i and the Nikon D5100, for people just …

Of tripods, Polaroids, and other photo-shopping habits

What you buy says more about you than you might think. Since we decided to (partially) dedicate the month of May to Photography, we shall now endeavour to paint a composite portrait of you, the bidorbuy buyer, based on your photo-related purchases during …