Category: Reviews

Snoppa M1: Crowdfunding at it’s worst?

So back in 2016 I backed a campaign for a crowdfunded mobile phone gimbal called the Snoppa M1. The idea was I could use my mobile phone to capture footage, but it would be stabilised and look much better than handheld footage. The company behind the gimbal – Snoppa were an established company, already making ...

Minolta MD 50mm F1.7 Review

So I recently wrote an article about how to use vintage lenses on a mirrorless camera system. You can find that here.  Since then I’ve also been shooting with an old Minolta MD 50MM F1.7 lens. I have to say this is equally as good as my other manual vintage lenses. I’ve taken a range of ...

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro Review

So I’ve jumped away from Windows Mobile. I’ve decided I would try a Chinese phone. So I did a bit of research and then settled on the Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro. It’s a smart looking phone for approx £100. They can be found on BangGood here, but be warned the prices change daily. So monitor ...

An honest review of Windows 10 Mobile on the Lumia 950XL

So back in November 2016 I decided to ditch my Samsung S6 and get a Microsoft Lumia 950XL in the sale. I got £180 for my S6 in trade and spent £289 on the 950XL with a Continuum dock included. My friend from work paid over £400 for the phone a year earlier and I ...