Review Archives - Brian Parkes Photography

category: Blog, Photography, Review
Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 DI VC USD Review
04 25 2018

Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 DI VC USD Review

I thought it was about time I did my first impressions Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD Review because I have used it for a few jobs now. This review does not feature any test charts because I'm not a lab rat. Instead its a review...

category: Blog, Review, Wedding
Wedding Venues in Hampshire
02 26 2018

Wedding Venues in Hampshire

As far as wedding photography in Hampshire goes, one of the things I love is the huge range of wedding venues in the area. This is because Hampshire has everything from traditional family pubs to the grandest hotel. Therefore,...

category: Blog, Photography, Review
Godox AD200 Review
11 11 2017

Godox AD200 Review

As always with my reviews, the Godox AD200 review is shot from a practical real world point of view. Armed with a free Sunday in Autumn, a Godox AD200 and my own beautiful family to photograph, I headed over to Winkworth...

category: Blog, Review, Wedding
Highfield Park Wedding Photography
09 24 2017 5 min to read

Highfield Park Wedding Photography

After a almost two weeks of unseasonable rain, I woke up to a break in the weather just in time for a days Highfield Park wedding photography. With rain forecast, it was  going to be a case of racing through to get everybody...

category: Blog, Photography, Review
Batch Edit NIK Software in Lightroom
08 17 2017

Batch Edit NIK Software in Lightroom

I have been a big fan of NIK Software for years, so much so in fact that I paid several hundred pounds on Color Efex before google bought it and made it free. However until recently I never knew it was possible to Batch Edit with...

category: Blog, Photography, Review
Nikon 85mm F1.8G Review
06 04 2017

Nikon 85mm F1.8G Review

I have been following the very talented Susie Moore for many years due to her talent. I have read for many years that an 85mm could change your photography so purchased the Nikon 85mm F1.8G. Now I've used the lens for a couple of...

category: Blog, Photography, Review
Lens Calibration with Reikan FoCal Review
02 05 2017

Lens Calibration with Reikan FoCal Review

Still in the wedding 'off season' its time for a thorough check of all my gear. One of those jobs I do periodically is checking my lens calibration. Its always been a fairly subjective and difficult task doing it manually. Time...

04 05 2016

Betta Living Review

Betta Living review of kitchen installation I don't normally like giving another company a negative review online but in the case of Betta Living review I will! We recently hired Betta Living completely gut and refit our kitchen...

category: Blog, Review
Outlook Google Calendar Sync
01 24 2016

Outlook Google Calendar Sync

Outlook Google Calendar Sync To Combine Outlook and Google Calendars Like many photographers I find it almost impossible to agree to anything until I have consulted my calendar. Skill and time is essentially the product I sell...

06 19 2015

HDEW Cameras Review

HDEW Cameras Review After a number of purchases I thought it was about time I gave HDEW Cameras a review. This little known supplier a bit of a gem and I've had a number of items from them over the years. Their business model...