Street Photography with Damien Demolder

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We are super excited to be welcoming the multi award winning photographer Damien Demolder to Bournemouth to share his insights into street photography with us. As you know to help […]

Introducing the future of Photography, the Canon EOS R system


The time for speculation is over. Canon have this morning revealed details of the much rumoured and much anticipated Full-Frame Mirrorless camera that is set to take on Sony’s unchallenged […]

Air Show Photography – The Best Kit to Buy


Aviation photography is really popular amongst photographers and with so many fantastic Air Shows, Displays and Festivals across the UK this time of year there has never been a better […]

My journey to winning the British Institute of Professional Photography Student Open Award.


2018 AOP Student Award Finalist image. Winning a competition is always nice, but something I’m not too used to. Winning a National competition is even nicer. Winning a National competition […]

How the Sony A7RIII has changed my photography

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Being in this trade, I see a lot of new products come and go. Some capture the attention of our customers, but others come along and then fizzle out without […]

Need to see inside a crater on the Moon? Nikon launch the camera for you!


Nikon introduce the Coolpix P1000 Megazoom   Nikon today introduces the all-new COOLPIX P1000, the world’s only compact camera to boast a 125x optical zoom.1 From moonscapes to wildlife, distant […]

Canon upgrades the keystone of a photographer’s kit bag – the popular 70-200mm L-series lens

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Canon have announced an upgrade to two of its most loved and well-regarded L-series lenses, with the launch of the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS […]

New from Sony! The RX100 VI, The Ultimate Compact Camera?

Sony has released a new, super compact camera powerhouse! The latest generation of their very successful RX100 line, the VI. The RX100 VI takes a leap forward in versatility with […]

New mirrorless marvel from Tamron, the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD for Sony FE

Tamron announces the launch of a high-speed standard zoom lens for Sony E-mount, 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras, the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD This new zoom lens delivers superb optical […]

Make your move from smartphone to camera with the new Olympus PEN E-PL9

The new Olympus PEN E-PL9: The camera to put you in touch with your creative side While increasing numbers of people discover the joys of photography through their phones, the […]

Fujifilm announce the X-A5 camera and all new XC lens


Fujifilm have launched a couple of new products today, aimed at the entry-level X-Series photographer The new Fujifilm X-A5 The X-A5 is the smallest and lightest camera in the X-Series […]

Nikon announce AF-S NIKKOR 180–400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

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Nikon announce their newest addition to their range of AF-S lenses, the stomping AF-S NIKKOR 180–400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR.   A lens that Nikon pro photographers will no doubt be getting […]

A camera’s for life, not just for Christmas.


During this festive period, family and friends are now looking for the ideal camera for a budding photographer in their life. From instant classics to the latest in camera technology […]

Getting to know you – Robin Warren


Next in the continuing series of “Getting to know you” is Robin, otherwise know as Rob and not to be mistaken for Robert! He joined us in February 2015 and […]

Staff Christmas Party with the Leica Sofort!!


Yesterday saw the beginning and messy end of the staff Christmas party! We started off with a few drinks in the Micro Moose (across the road) and had a Merry […]

Getting to know you – Graham Fry


To celebrate the epic return of Graham Fry (otherwise known as G) onto the Castle Cameras team, our next instalment of “Getting to know you” is all about him! Enjoy […]

Frog Blog

Wild Arena are hosting their ever popular macro workshop in our Salisbury store on the 22nd of September 2017. In honour of this, I thought I would write a blog about […]

Make a Splash!

Bournemouth is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Sandbanks, Chesil beach and Hengistbury Head are just a few around the area. Epic sand castles, fantastic seascapes and splashing about in the water […]

The overlooked essential of the photographers kit.


You have done all the research, talked to your photographer friends and specialists. You spend sleepless nights on your computer flicking from page to page comparing megapixels, ISO, zoom and […]

DJI Mavic Review (with help from Russell)

Castle Cameras is an Aladdin’s cave of various cameras, scopes, bags and accessories. Amongst all the electronic gear (of which Canon is my camera of choice) are the drones. They […]

The World’s Best Cameras for Gents (according to our staff)

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Everyone is a snapper now. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, everyone is sharing their lives through visuals today.  It’s time to upgrade your visual diary to ‘iconic’ though. We asked our […]

Sony G-Master lenses in stock – probably the sharpest lenses in the world

We were lucky enough to try these amazing lenses from Sony in Thailand earlier this year. We are pleased to say they have hit our shelves and we have them […]

Sony factory tour in Thailand – G Master lenses

We were lucky enough to be invited to the Sony production facility in Thailand  where they assemble all the top of the range Sony equipment including the new G Master […]

The Big Butterfly Count Photo Competition Winners

During the summer we were delighted to sponsor the photo competition for this years Big Butterfly Count in conjunction with Butterfly Conservation. David Attenborough launched the count on the 17th July and […]

Nikon announce 3 stunning new lenses

Nikon announced three stunning new lenses today, the 24mm f/1.8G, 200-500mm f/5.6G VR and 24-70mm f/2.8G VR AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED Today Nikon extends its versatile f/1.8 line-up of […]

Nikon announce new 16-80mm f/2.8-f/4 DX lens

Nikon’s latest DX-format lens is its most interesting and promising yet. Covering a 24-120mm full-frame-equivalent focal length, the lightweight 16-80mm f/2.8-4E features relatively fast apertures, an incredibly useful and dynamic […]

Fujifilm make X-T1 firmware version 4.0 available

Fujifilm made its previous announced firmware version 4.0 for the X-T1 available today. The firmware offers a big step up in the AF performance of the X-T1, fixing previous issues […]

Fujifilm announce the X-T10

The FUJIFILM X-T10: a stunning addition to the X series Boasting outstanding image quality thanks to unique color reproduction technology, the new model, which is aimed at photography enthusiasts, combines […]

Sony release HX90

The Sony Cyber-shot HX90 is an 18-megapixel superzoom camera with a 25.750mm equivalent lens and a pop-up OLED viewfinder. Other key features include a fast, intelligent AF system with an improved spatial […]

Nikon announce the D7200

Today, Nikon announce their new flagship DX sensor camera body, the D7200 The Nikon D7200 is a sophisticated, high performance DX-format DSLR aimed at the passionate and serious photographer looking […]

New Nikon COOLPIX range

Hot on the heels of the D810A announcement, Nikon follows up with an expansion to its popular COOLPIX compact camera range with a number of exciting new products. Bridge range […]

Nikon launch an astro camera and much more!

If you’re thinking that the price is astronomical, wait til you see the results! (Especialy if you’re taking snaps of nebulae that emit on the hydrogen-alpha wavelength) Nikon today announces […]

New! Canon launch the 5DS, 5DS R, 750D, 760D and a very special wide angle lens

Canon launch the 5DS, 5DS R, 750D, 760D and a very special wide angle lens, head to our website for more details and for pre-orders:

New from Fujifilm, FUJINON XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR

Fujifilm have today announced an exciting new addition to their lens range, the FUJINON XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR This new weather-resistant zoom lens has a continuous aperture of f/2.8 across […]

new compacts from Canon

Canon today unveils an exciting new collection of products, including four new PowerShot devices and three new IXUS cameras Capture the unforgettable, wherever you are Perfect for capturing moments from […]

New Canon product, the Connect Station

Connect Station CS100 Store, enjoy and share your photos and movies from one place Discover the easy way to store, enjoy and share your photos from home. Transfer your latest […]

New lenses from Nikon including compact 300mm f/4

Nikon has announced two new lenses today including an exciting compact 300mm f/4 with a Fresnel element. AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Overview Close the distance with this […]

Nikon announce the D5500

Nikon has upgraded the D5300 with the D5500, which is the first DX-format model to feature a vari-angle touchscreen. The slimmer, lighter model also features built-in Wi-Fi connectivity alongside a […]

Leica Akademie, 12th December 2014

Friday 12th December saw us hold our first Leica Akademie workshop, here in our Bournemouth store. The event was a great success and we loved giving our customers the opportunity […]

Fujifilm announce the X30

After many a rumor and photo leak, Fujifilm has officially released the followup to its popular X20 premium compact. Appropriately dubbed the X30, this is no meager update, sporting an EVF, […]

Nikon launch the D810

Today Nikon launch what they claim to be in their own words a camera featuring “The Highest Image Quality in Nikon’s History” the D810. Yesterday we were able to get […]

Low Light Event at RSPB Arne with Swarovski and Canon

Last night we held a low light combined photography and optics event at the beautiful RSPB reserve at Arne. The weather was being very kind with lots of sunshine which […]

Spring Shoot Bird of Prey Photo Competition with Sigma – Winner!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Sigma Bird of Prey photo competition to win a Sigma DP2 Merrill camera. We had a really tough time choosing a […]

Spring Shoot – All the Special Offers and Deals

We have just put all of our special offers and deals for the Spring Shoot live on our website. Click the OWL to find out more, you might want to […]

DSLR Video Workshop 15th April 2014

This week we held our first DSLR Video workshop. With support from Canon and tuition from the excellent David Newton we ran a full day at the beautiful Miramar Hotel […]

Fujifilm launches new accessories for the FUJIFILM X-T1

Fujifilm is pleased to announce the launch of a series of new accessories for its premium mirrorless X-T1 camera; two handgrips, a grip strap, an extended eyecup, and a coverkit […]

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH

Panasonic Announce New F1.7 High Speed Leica Summilux 15mm Lens to Allow Photographers to Capture Fashionable Defocused Reportage Pictures Lens to be included in new GM1 kit, DMC-GM1L Panasonic has […]

Castle Cameras Wildlife day at RSPB Arne with Canon

Yesterday saw our first major event at our new home for outdoor events, the beautiful RSPB reserve at Arne, Dorset. 15 of our customers joined us on the reserve along […]

Nikon announce the D4S

Nikon have today formally announced the full details of the long awaited D4S Designed with absolutely no compromises in mind, The ultimate imaging machine has advanced. Built to keep you […]

Sony Zeiss 55 for A7/A7R rated as best autofocus lens ever made

Needed convincing of the quality of the Sony A7 and A7R along with it’s lenses? DXO mark just rated the FE mount Zeiss 55mm as the best auto focus lens […]

Fujifilm release the X-T1

Fujifilm have released what many people have been waiting for, a fully fledged professional standard X-Mount body, the X-T1. Designed to reclaim their spot at the top of the mirrorless […]

Tamron release the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD

Today Tamron have released an exciting new lens, the SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD Capture the power and beauty of wild animals, birds, travel destinations, and exciting sports action close-ups […]

Panasonic announce the Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2

Panasonic bring a high quality 85mm equivalent (35mm terms) to the micro four thirds party. With an extremely fast and wide aperture of f/1.2 low light shots with beautiful Bokeh […]

Nikon announce the new 35mm f/1.8G ED lens

The AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G.FX, an FX prime lens that street photography enthusiasts have been waiting for. With a fast maximum aperture and optics designed for high-megapixel D-SLRs, Nikon’s new […]

Nikon announce D3300 & AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II

The D3300, a new entry-level D-SLR that makes it easy to capture those important moments. Powerful, comfortable to carry and effortless to operate, the small and lightweight Nikon D3300 allows […]

Fujifilm launches the world’s first weather-resistant bridge camera, the FinePix S1

Brimming with new technologies to improve picture taking and advance creativity, the S1 offers everything you could want from a bridge camera, including a powerful 50x image-stabilised optical zoom lens, […]

Fujifilm release 2014 and early 2015 roadmap for X mount lenses

Since they were introduced in January 2012, the X mount series of lenses have boasted advanced resolution to all corners of the image, and fast aperture across their focal lengths. […]

Fujifilm announce the XF 56mm f/1.2 R fast portrait lens

Available from February 2014, this latest addition to the company’s line up of professional-grade lenses for X-series interchangeable-lens cameras features a fast maximum aperture of f/1.2, a focal length of […]

Fujifilm announce the XF10-24mm f/4 R OIS

The new Fujinon XF lens is a 2.4x zoom lens – equivalent to 15-36mm in 35mm format. Its ultra wide to standard focal length capabilities make it the perfect choice […]

Studio workshop day 21st November 2014

Last week we held our first studio workshop day at our Salisbury studio. Photographer Stuart Moore was on hand to give advice and inspiration to our delegates and luckily we […]

Premium Sigma wide and macro lenses for just £399

We are pleased to be able to offer you two fabulous special purpose lenses from Sigma that have had their price slashed to just £399. Sigma 105mm F2.8 Macro EX […]

The new Nikon Df

Today Nikon unveil the hotly anticipated Full Frame Retro High End DSLR, the new Df. PRE ORDER NOW We attended Nikon’s dealer launch in London yesterday to hear from Nikon […]

Sony bring innovation with the new A7, A7R and RX10

Sony have released three sensational new cameras this week. The Sony A7 and A7R The A7 is an E-mount camera equipped with a 24.3 megapixel 35mm full-frame image sensor. Featuring […]

Castle Cameras staff training with Swarovski Optik

Wednesday of this week saw us meeting up with our Swarovski representative for some product training. We are fairly new to stocking this premium range of optics so wanted to […]

Fujifilm announce a new entry level interchangeable lens camera, the Fujifilm X-A1

The new Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm has today released their 4th interchangeable lens camera, the X-A1. It is aimed at users moving up from a compact camera looking to buy into […]

Castle Cameras at the Bournemouth Air Festival 2013

This weekend saw the crowds descend onto the shoreline all along the Bournemouth seafront for 2013 Bournemouth Air Festival. This event, which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year […]

Castle Cameras Pre Airshow event at Bournemouth Flying Club

18 Castle Cameras customers joined us in the sunshine yesterday for our annual pre bournemouth airshow event take place at the Flying Club at Bournemouth Airport. The lovely Michelle from […]

Nikon announce new SB-300 speedlight

Versatile, easy-to-use Speedlight for controlling the quality and direction of light. A great way to go beyond the limitations of the camera’s built-in flash, the SB-300 is ideal for novice […]

Nikon announce new DX lens 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 VR ED

Nikon have today announced a new versatile DX-format zoom lens with broad 18-140mm focal range With a compact and lightweight build, this is a great walkabout lens. Offering wide-angle to […]

Panasonic announce the GX7

Change your Perspective with the New LUMIX DMC-GX7 DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) Panasonic is pleased to announce a new addition of LUMIX G Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) Camera, […]

Two new cameras from Panasonic

This morning marks the addition of two new cameras to the Panasonic Lumix lineup. The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72, with an RRP of £379, features; OUTSTANDING 20mm ultra wide Angle […]

Castle Cameras at the Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride 2013

Thanks to all those who took part in the 2013 Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride and a special mention to the friends and family of Castle Cameras who volunteered their time to […]

Canon launch new Canon EOS 70D

This morning Canon announce the new Canon EOS 70D to it’s enthusiast line-up. Sporting a new sensor and advanced auto focus, the 70D is a real consideration for those looking […]

New Pentax K50, K500 and Q7 launch

Pentax quietly update range, including a change to the Q system. Pentax K50 Building on the success of the K30, the K50 offers fantastic value for money with a feature […]

Fuji X-M1; first look

Fujifilm announce the new Fujifilm X-M1, the latest addition to the X series. Building on the success of the X-Pro 1 and X-E1, Fuji have added a more consumer friendly […]

Sigma launch new 18-35mm f/1.8 lens

Get ready to replace that kit lens. Building on the huge success of the Sigma 35mm f/1.4, Sigma have announced a fast zoom to it’s newly re-designed lens range. The […]

Fuji reveal new XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8R LM OIS

The latest addition to the X family gives you some real reach. It’s official, Fuji X-series cameras now have a telephoto zoom lens. It’s not the fastest, smallest or lightest […]

Spring Show 2013 Seminars Revealed!

Inspiration Guaranteed This year’s show will be our biggest and best ever with support from all our key suppliers. Their experts will all be on hand to guide you through […]

Panasonic launch new GF6

Professional quality in your pocket. The latest edition to the Panasonic G series is the new Panasonic GF6. The GF shows off just how small you can make a camera […]

Nikon Firmware updates April 2013

Nikon have released their latest batch of updates for their DSLR cameras. If you’ve got a Nikon D4, D800, D600 or D3200 you are due an upgrade. D4 Firmware Update […]

Canon launch the NEW Canon EOS 100D and EOS 700D

Canon have confirmed the latest additions to their entry level lineup. Canon EOS 700D. Featuring an 18megapixel APS-C Hybrid CMOS Sensor, the same found in the EOS 650D, and Digic […]

Nikon UK Cashback available

Nikon have announced their new cashback offers. D3100 £30 cashback D3200 £40 cashback D5100 £40 cashback D5200 £50 cashback D7000 £100 cashback D600 £150 cashback Definitely worth checking out. Even […]

IS Binoculars – How Canon re-invented Binoculars

Binoculars were invented over 400 years ago, now there are thousands of different models to choose from. Canon have made huge advancements on the original design, incorporating some of their […]

Best Binoculars for Birdwatching

How do you pick the best binoculars for Birdwatching? Where do you go to try them? These seemingly easy to answer questions are becoming more and more difficult to answer, […]

Canon Cashback; Top 5 cashback products

There’s just 4 more days to make the most of Canon’s winter cashback. Here’s a list of my personal top 5 Canon products with cashback available before the 24th January. […]

Nikon Coolpix S800c Review; Angry Cameras

The new Nikon Coopix S800c is the first Nikon digital camera to be built around an Android operating system, seemingly merging the Digital Camera and Camera phone categories. Whilst the […]

Steiner Binoculars; Seeing is Believing

Never under estimate the power of a good pair of binoculars, especially at Christmas. When you think about binocular’s odds are you’ll glaze over with images of bird watchers sat […]

Guest Blog: Canon EOS M Review

Today we’re handing over to Lauren, our favourite Canon Guru. Lauren’s been lucky enough to spend a good amount of time with the camera and has sent us some demo […]

NEW Tamron 70-200mm and 90mm Macro

Tamron to update two old favourites. Tamron lenses have come on leaps and bounds, from their humble beginnings to their new VC and USD technology. Tamron will be launching a new SP […]

A guide to Christmas Cashback

Ho ho ho, Merry Cashback. Even camera companies get excited for Christmas, rolling out cashback and buying incentives across the ranges. Here’s a quick guide to the best deals around. […]

NEW Nikon D5200

The upgrade to the Nikon D5200 is here. The long awaited replacement to the D5100 has landed. The new D5200 features a 24.1mp sensor, backed up with an EXPEED 3 […]

Fuji X-E1: Hands on Review

After yesterdays post, where I admitted my love for the Fuji X series, I’m at it again. This time it’s to update you on the Fuji X-E1. Having used the Fuji X-Pro […]

Fuji X-E1 In Stock

The exciting new Fuji X-E1 is in-stock at Castle Cameras. There is a point at which working in a camera shop numbs you to exciting new products. It’s a sad […]

Post Photokina 2012: More cameras to lust after.

This year’s Photokina has rocked the photography world with more releases than one could shake a stick at. Here’s what’s happened. Canon: Canon put the rumour world to bed just […]

Fuji X-Pro 1 Firmware V.2.00 Released

Fuji have released the latest firmware update for their compact X-Pro system. The Fuji X-Pro 1 now gets V.2.00 and new models will be shipping with this shortly. The biggest […]

Canon EOS 6D Vs Nikon D600: Who gets your money?

Canon and Nikon both confirm entry level full frame cameras, but how do they stack up? Thanks to the rumour-mill there’s been no great surprises at either of the past […]

Canon EOS 6D Preview: Little body, big sensor.

Today Canon announced the EOS 6D, the worlds lightest full frame DSLR. The EOS 6D is the answer to Nikons D600. The new DSLR boasts; 20 megapixel full frame CMOS […]

Nikon D600 Preview: I AM SOMETHING.

Following Nikon’s launch of the first ‘affordable’ FX camera, I thought I’d give a round up of who is saying what about it. The Nikon D600 is undeniably going to […]

Sony Alpha 99: All but confirmed.

The new full frame Sony Alpha 99; the first full frame Sony SLT. Users of the ageing Sony Alpha 900 have been gagging for a new full frame camera from […]

Pentax Q10 Confirmed: Another small sensor compact

Pentax next instalment of the Q series of cameras, the Pentax Q10. Specs for the Pentax Q10 have been released. Boasting a new 12.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, and ISO range of 100-6400, […]

Sony RX1 Leaked: Full Frame Compact Camera

The new full frame Sony RX1 has leaked today, a £2000 compact camera? After weeks of speculation the Sony RX1 has leaked. Everyone expected a full frame pro level Sony […]

Sony PlayMemories Preview

Sony launch PlayMemories teaser site. With the announcement of the NEX 5-R and the impending NEX 6 came a new line of Camera Apps. Whilst Nikon and Samsung are producing […]

Fuji X-E1 Preview

Fuji have announced the Fujifilm X-E1. The follow up to the highly acclaimed Fuji X-Pro 1, the X-E1 boasts many of the same features with a price tag more suited […]

Fujifilm Velvia 100f Discontinued

Fuji have announced that the Fujifilm Velvia 100f slide film has been discontinued. Kodak recently announced they would discontinue all Kodachrome film after filing for Bankruptcy. (via Gizmodo) Fujifilm Velvia […]

Photokina Rumours 2012

Photokina takes place in Cologne, Germany, 18-23rd September 2012. Rumours surrounding product launches at the show have been going for some time. Over the next few blog posts you’ll find […]

Canon launch the NEW Canon EOS 650D – available for pre-order.

Pre-Order the new Canon EOS 650D with just £100 Deposit! All pre-orders will receive a FREE Canon gadget bag worth £79.99! Due Mid June, £699 body only. Canon have announced […]

Gear Review: Lowepro Field Station Review

Lowepro Field Station (photo copyright James Coombes) We’ve got a couple of Spring themed gear reviews and tests coming up for you guys. Themed is the word. We’re kicking off […]

Spring Watch on the way!

Just 7 days until BBC Spring Watch (Monday 28 20:00) returns to our screens with 2 weeks of viewing. The BBC 2 program follows the season as we travel from […]

Canon announce new EOS 1D X

Canon UK have this morning announced the new flagship Canon EOS 1D X. Available for pre-order at just £100.00! Placing itself firmly at the top of Canon’s DSLR range the […]

Sony Events November/December 2011

We’ve teamed up with Sony to give you TWO chances to get your hands on the newest releases to their Alpha and NEX ranges. We’ll be running offers on both […]

New Sony Technology

Following up from the Hands On of the NEW Sony Alpha 77 and Alpha 65 comes a guide to some of the new technology behind them. Sony have long been […]

Canon reveal new compact line up.

Canon have announced 2 new cameras into their Compact line up, the Canon Powershot S100 and the Canon Powershot SX40 HS. Replacing the ever popular Powershot S95 the Powershot S100 […]

Fuji X10: What a looker

Fuji have announced the next model in their X range, the Fuji FinePix X10, launching late October at £529.00. What an incredible looking camera! Our first though, ‘that looks an […]

September, back to school and a heap of lower prices.

Good news as the kids go back to school. We are busy checking our September pricing which will come into effect next week.  We have already made a few reductions […]

The Bournemouth Air Festival 2011 is nearly here

We couldn’t be more excited if we tried. The Bournemouth Air Festival is now entering it’s 4th year and we’ve been proudly supplying photographic equipment to suit the event since […]

It’s been a while

What a crazy long time! So over 6 months since we last posted. Well that’s about to change. Over the past couple of months we’ve been super busy, getting involved […]

Why buying used camera equipment can give you top quality results without breaking the bank

We understand that cash can be tight for many at the moment. However, that doesn’t mean your favourite hobby needs to go neglected – you can keep your passion for […]

Outstanding October Offers Here – Oooh!

Where has the month gone? It’s been a busy one for Castle Cameras with the launch of our new website, and somehow already it’s halfway through the month. That means […]

Snap up a Canon camera from our new website and take some super web shots for yours

Castle Cameras brand new web site launches October 1st 2010. Everyone at Castle Cameras’  got very excited working on their new web site over the last couple of weeks. It […]

Small but perfectly formed – the Sony Alpha A55

The popular Sony Alpha family of cameras got a new addition recently in the shape of the Sony Alpha A55, now in stock at Castle Cameras. The Alpha range are […]

Five things to photograph this weekend

Yay, it’s the weekend! We’ll be out taking photographs and hope you’ll get out and about with your camera too. If you’ve yet to decide what to photograph, here are […]

Things to photograph this weekend: British Pedal Car GP

If you’re a motor racing fan, it can’t have escaped your attention that it’s the F1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend. But if you can’t make it to […]

July cashback bonus: Save more than £1,000 on the Nikon D90, lenses and Nikon accessories – for a limited time only

For a limited time only, Nikon cashbacks are doubled on selected models, including the Nikon D90. From 9th to 13th July you can get your hands on a Nikon D90 […]

Trade in your old equipment for the latest SLR and accessories

If you’re like most of us, the chances are you’ll have bits and pieces of camera equipment hanging around that you no longer have a use for. You know the […]

Nikon Coolpix P100 – perfect for festival photography

It’s the Glastonbury music festival this weekend and many festival goers will be hoping to snap some photographs of their favourite bands and stars, or just capture pictures of themselves […]

Don’t forget to print your photographs!

Digital cameras make taking photos a breeze, even if you don’t have lots of photography experience. But while there are more people than ever snapping away, a large proportion of […]

Buying used camera equipment

If you’re looking for a new camera, lenses or other accessories but are restricted by your budget, you might well have considered buying second-hand or used equipment. Preowned and preloved, […]

Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 due in store next week

The amazing new NEX-5 and NEX-3 ultra-compact digital cameras from Sony make DSLR-quality images accessible to everyone.  Step up to DSLR picture quality, quick shooting responses and the convenience of […]

Don’t miss these cracking June offers on camera accessories

We have a cracking set of offers on camera and photography accessories this June to ensure you have a super summer snapping photos wherever you go. Transporting all your kit […]

Get out and about with your camera this weekend

All forecasts point to this weekend being a glorious one weatherwise, so there’s never been a better time to get out there with your camera and take some photographs. There’s […]

Don’t miss these special offers – tomorrow only!

We’re doing our last minute preparations before meeting you all at our Spring Show tomorrow. It runs from 10am to 6pm at Dudsbury Golf Course, and we thought we’d share […]

Sony Alpha NEX 3 and NEX 5 – First public show

Gorgeous, isn’t it? The Sony Alpha NEX range of cameras make their public debut at Castle Cameras’ Spring Show at Dudsbury Golf Club this Tuesday (17th May). The Sony Alpha […]

Countdown begins to Castle Cameras’ Spring Show

If you’re planning what to do next week, don’t forget about Castle Cameras’ Spring Show, which takes place on Tuesday 17 May. The venue is Dudsbury Golf Club and the […]

Special offers for May from Castle Cameras

This month, it’s all about accessories, which is why we have a selection of useful camera accessories on offer for the whole of May. The KATA EXO-7 holster case is […]

Sharpen up your photography skills as Castle Cameras’ Spring Show

If you’re looking for new and exciting photography products, there’s only one place to go. Castle Cameras are holding their Spring Show 2010 on Friday 18th May. Head on down […]

Value for money entrance-level digital camcorder – in glorious pink!

If you’re contemplating buying your first camcorder but have no idea where to start, this little pink number from Sanyo is one we’d recommend checking out. The Sanyo Xacti CG-10 […]

March offers from Castle Cameras: snap up a compact camera while the sun is shining

Beautiful sunshine has greeted us in Bournemouth for the past few mornings and its got us in the mood for snapping some photographs while the sun shines. If, like us, […]

Marcus Dodd wins Rallye Sunseeker 2010

Poole-based rally driver Marcus Dodd took the title at the 2010 Rallye Sunseeker last weekend. It is the seventh time he has won the event, which was scaled down this […]

Half term happy snapping

It’s raining in Bournemouth, which means it must be half term week. Hopefully despite the less than lovely weather today, you’re getting out and about with your family and taking […]

We heart Nikon – special deals on the Nikon D5000 and Nikon D90 this weekend

In case it had escaped your attention, this Sunday is Valentine’s Day, and to show how much we love you, we have some great special offers for Valentine’s weekend. This […]

More on the More Bus Bournemouth Airshow 2010

Bournemouth Tourism have confirmed the dates for this years exciting More Bus Bournemouth Airshow! The event will be held for the third year running from the 19th – 22nd August […]