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Focused on getting you a great camera

With the outstanding variety of cameras available on the market today, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. From high-quality entry-level DSLR cameras with interchangeable lenses to instant and Polaroid cameras, we have them all on bidorbuy.

Get the best out of your instant camera

Instant cameras are the perfect way to instantly catch a moment and turn it into an image beautifully framed all around with four white panels. The charm of an instant camera lies in the pureness of a shot and the fact that you don’t have a second chance to retake the image or the ability […]

Hipster 35mm Film Revival

We know at least one person that carries a vintage camera at all times, they fit into the trendy hipster scene and spend hours a day uploading pictures on Instagram, all while wondering the streets of South Africa. They are not alone in their obsession. Driven by a desire to stand out and grow their […]

What you need to become a YouTube star

Is it your dream to become a professional YouTuber or an online sensation? These days, you are more likely to hear someone dreaming of becoming a YouTube star rather than becoming a singer or an actress. This is the reality of how technology has become a part of our daily lives. If you are considering […]

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 have a clearer idea of whether a Polaroid camera […]

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 post will review the GoPro, highlight its pros and cons as well […]

Digitise your printed photos

old photos

It’s worth your while to download a mobile app for digitising your old photos.

Camera bags

photography

  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 reason: as soon as you buy a camera, you buy a camera bag, because you want […]

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

Recently there has been yet another development in the world of digital cameras, the arrival of next generation smart cameras. Smart cameras posses all the same features as the rest of their not-so-smart companions, with a few new key features.