May Issue: Sony WX-7 Review, Nissin Di622Mk II

With the June issue having just gone to print I realized that we did not post what was in the May issue. We reviewed the Sony Cyber-shot WX-1, Nissin DI-622 Mk II. There were reviews galore and a report on the local HTC launch event from a photographic point of view. Below are summaries of some the articles or you can click straight through to the issue.

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Review: Lastolite HiLite

Lastolite HiLiteI have been working with the Lastolite HiLite for some time now and have fielded a lot of questions about it. In my opinion, the HiLite is one of the essential pieces of kit for photographers who need portability.

Let me start by saying that I am a vertically challenged (5′ 4″ tall) woman who needs to be very careful about what kit I can handle. This was a big concern when I considered buying the HiLite. Especially one that is 6′ by 7′! I decided to bite the bullet and go for it anyway. I am glad I did because it is one of the best investments I have ever made.

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Review: Nikon Coolpix S5100

You may recall towards the end of last year, our post on an Epson and Nikon picture event held in Soweto. Well over the last few weeks we have been playing with the gear we used that day and thought we could share our reviews of them kicking off with the Nikon Coolpix S5100.

Build and Handling

Let’s begin with at what I feel are the most critical factors in determining if I will even want to use a camera or not. To my mind, unless a camera does something really unique and spectacular, there should be no reason why I should be expected to use it if it’s not enjoyable to use.

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