Category: Tech

Paul Steele on Hiking and Clean for Confidence (video)

Hiking is a pastime that demands methodical preparation and having clean equipment gives me the confidence boost to walk further and climb higher, safe in the knowledge that I can rely on my kit to look after me. I walk, I hike, I climb and all the world over. Having my kit ready for any occasion or weather lets me concentrate on enjoying the world around me without distraction. You can hear my thoughts and more in this documentary film by BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn, presented by Kärcher UK. In fact I know it is not just me that believes...

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Photography With The DJI Mavic Air

I love to hike, I love to travel, I love to share what I can see. I am definitely not a pixel counter and personally, for me it is not about spending hours getting a sell-able shot that can be blown up and printed to A3, but to get a nice unique photo of where I am, what I see and what I am feeling. Whenever I go out the door on any kind of adventure be it local or far away in foreign lands, I make sure I have at least one camera. A lot of the time...

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More GoPro Animals On My Travels and Walks

Another year has passed and many more walks done. As I have said before I do love to get out a lot and enjoy a walk for all that it too, not just specifically with a more cumbersome big camera. The small and compact GoPro fits in any pocket and can be used for many a surprising moment. Wherever I am, anywhere in the world. Last year I did an article showing many of the animals I had met on my travels. All impromptu, all in the moment. I didn’t stop there, I carried on throughout the last months...

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Squirrels and Birds Around Museum Gardens York

It was a frosty and yet sunny day. A day that called for me to have a meeting in York so never went out with a photographic purpose. I will always have a camera on me though when out, be it just the smartphone camera or as today I had my Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360. A handy small camera for capturing the world around in 360. I had a little time before catching my bus back home and called into York Museum Gardens. Always a pleasant place to walk around. And the squirrels were out in force, hunting for nuts...

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Walks In 360 Degrees With Rusty

It is always an absolute pleasure to have days were I am looking after Rusty. It gets me away from the desk when I am not travelling and gets me walking in the great outdoors. I have been experimenting with the Kodak 4KVR360 this last couple of weeks so decided to get out and put the camera and the dog together for a day…… and some sheep 😀 Not only is Rusty a wonderful walking companion he is also a great listener, it helps when I am learning a new camera, patient dog he is. So, I have shown...

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Differing Views Of The Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360

In a previous post I introduced you to how I was getting the 360 photos and especially the Tiny Planets. I have been using the Kodak 4KVR360. Of course a tiny planet is a fun and great way to get your 360 view into a format that can be shared over social media. But the Pixpro 360 camera can do a whole lot more than that, it is a way to get any angle you wish without having to run around or take loads of photos. York Minster is the subject in the photos of this post and every...

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Ready For Winter Walks – Blaze Wear Heated Clothing

I love hiking and walking in Winter. The countryside paths gets quieter, the views get different and immense on mountains and hills, covered in snow. The whole year round brings new perspectives. One thing about Winter hiking and stopping to take in views and photographs… cold! This year I am ready for the Winter cold with Blaze Wear Heated clothing. And it works fantastically. I am getting ready for some Winter mountain walks and timely, Blaze Wear, asked me to try out their Traveller Jacket and Faye try the Inner Gloves. I can honestly say these are no gimmicks,...

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Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360 – A World in 360 Degrees

As I travel, as I hike, contrary to popular belief I do not continuously carry a whole load of cumbersome photography equipment and big cameras. It is often I head out with a camera yes, for those impromptu or quick walks and adventures. It is always handy though to have a small compact camera for capturing those moments and places that you may encounter. Capturing the world in 4K and 360 degrees is much better and easier now with the Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360. In the US it is also known as the Kodak Pixpro Orbit. You may have seen...

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