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your darkroom prints. If you’re interested in booking him for your camera club, get in touch with him via (talks are charged at PAGB standard expenses). Handily, there’s also a free six-part video training course in inkjet printing available online at masterclass or you can screen his talk at your club via – and watch his talks at other clubs.

John Read is one man who is well versed in inkjet inks and papers; he certainly knows a trick of two when it comes to printing. He’s managing director of Marrutt, distributors of Lyson and own-label inkjet inks as well as a range of inkjet papers, and could be making an appearance at your camera club soon. His talks expertly guide you through professional photographic colour and monochrome inkjet printing as well as getting the most out of


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Theperfect fit Think Tank celebrates its tenth anniversary with some new releases

at just £31. There are also two limited edition bags released to celebrate Think Tank’s tenth anniversary. The Airport International rolling camera bag (£327) features leather accents and panels as well as all the features of the classic version and can fit two DSLR camera bodies, lenses and accessories. The Urban Disguise Classic shoulder bag has also had the limited edition treatment. Available in four sizes, the bag is are built to protect your gear and come with a padded compartment for a laptop. Prices start

There are bags of new releases this month from Think Tank, starting with the Perception range of six new daypacks which are the smallest and lightest backpacks from the firm and are designed specifically for CSC kits. The Perception range is available in two colours and three sizes and features a water-repellent coating; prices start at £70. If you’re looking for a small, portable bag to fit in the essentials, a CSC with kit lens, look at the Digital Holster 5 which is small on size as well as price, retailing

If you’ve ever wanted to capture a perfect 360° spherical image or video of the world around you without having to move a muscle, then Ricoh had you in mind when designing its Theta m15. It’s an upgrade to the original Theta with the new version opening up the niche world of seamless spherical videoing as you can now record for up to three minutes. It’ll cost you a pretty penny (£270), but you do get a choice of pink, blue, white or yellow. Snap a sphere

now available.

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