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26 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 705 views
A Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography using CCD Systems

Thinking about giving astrophotography a go? Nik Szymanek explains the equipment required and the process of capturing images using CCD cameras.

Buying Guides, General »

25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 552 views
Wex Part-Ex: Our Quality-Assurance Process [video]

Thinking of trading in your beloved camera gear or buying secondhand? Take a look at the checks we go through when assessing and grading pre-loved items.

Event, General »

23 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments | 8,333 views
The Photography Show 2015: Our highlights

The Photography Show returned to Birmingham this weekend, and we popped in to check out what each manufacturer had on offer on their stand. Read on to see our highlights from The Photography Show 2015.

Competitions, Google+ Winners »

21 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 443 views
January Google+ Photography Competition Winners

Our January Google+ Photography Competition had the theme Winter, and we had lots of great entries. Did you win? Read on to find out.

Editorial »

19 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 944 views
Editorial: Do your images always need to be sharp?

If we constantly aim for sharpness, do we overlook the occasions where blur might be more appropriate? Geoff Harris shares his thoughts.

General »

13 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 7,501 views
How the Fuji X100 Series Changed My Photography

With their fixed, prime lenses, Fujifilm’s X-series compacts might be overlooked by those looking to shoot a wide range of subjects. David Cleland embraced the series and proved just how flexible it can be.

General »

12 Mar 2015 | 7 Comments | 12,240 views
Interview: Martin Le-May, photographer of ‘woodpecker-riding weasel’ image

Amateur photographer and Wex customer Martin Le-May talks to us about the extraordinary reaction to his image of a weasel riding a woodpecker, as well the gear he uses and what the whole episode has taught him.

Editorial, Featured »

11 Mar 2015 | 22 Comments | 8,749 views
Editorial: Does Sensor Size Matter?

Does a camera’s sensor size matter? Or are there more important things to focus on? Geoff Harris lets us know what he thinks.

Editorial »

4 Mar 2015 | 18 Comments | 9,296 views
Editorial: Can you still make money from photography?

With camera-equipped smartphones now the norm and stock libraries paying less than ever, Geoff Harris asks whether trying to sell your images is still worth the effort.

Competitions »

3 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 995 views
Google+ March Photography Competition

This month’s theme is Decay. From derelict buildings through to weathered revetments, there’s an abundance of decay that can be used to create fascinating images. Get shooting and enter your best images for the chance to win up to £100 worth of Wex Photographic vouchers!