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VISIT MY ONLINE SHOP!

It’s taken six months of hard work behind the scenes, but my new online shop has finally launched. It has a libertarian theme, as you’d expect, and there’s a huge range of products to choose from. Any time you buy from the shop you will be helping to support my work… jayshareef

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Bugzapper vs. Flypaper

Summer is here again, and once more the UK is in the middle of a heatwave. I bought an air conditioner, hoping that a low temperature would discourage creepy crawlies from coming into my home. That didn’t work at all!! So I went on the offensive and bought myself some flypaper and a bugzapper (UV Insect Lamp). I chose a…

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Upgrading from your Kit Lens

The Canon EF-M cameras have a very limited range of decent lenses available for the system. So what are the options for people wanting to upgrade from the kit lens? I tested out the highly-regarded 22mm F2 Pancake lens and compared it to the kit lens, for both video and photography. I also got myself an adapter that lets me…

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Alum Rock Road (July 2021)

It’s one day before the festival of Eid al-Adha (aka “big Eid”) – which is the most important celebration of the Islamic year. In preparation, most Muslims will go out shopping for clothes, jewellery, food, and presents for loved ones. And, just like for Christmas, there are plenty of last-minute shoppers rushing to the stores. Alum Rock Road in Birmingham…

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One Year on YouTube

Let’s talk about how I’ve done on YouTube in my first year. What I’ve learned. And what I plan to do over the next twelve months! (I recorded this video four times!! For once, nothing to do with my perfectionism. The camera kept corrupting the video file. So I swapped out the memory card for a new one and it…

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RetroTech: Olympus TG Tracker vs Sony X3000

Before the Sony X3000 became the King of travel vlogging cameras there was a similar and, in some ways, superior action camera already on the scene. While everyone else was copying the GoPros, Olympus produced the unique and innovative TG Tracker – a tough little camera that was waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, crushproof and able to withstand a 7 foot fall!…

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Sony X3000 still worth buying in 2021?

Five years ago, Sony released their FDR-X3000 action camera, with class-leading BOSS stabilization. Many of YouTube’s most popular Vloggers – like Harald Baldr and Bald and Bankrupt (Benjamin Rich) – have used it to rack up billions of views. But, five years later, is it still worth buying this legendary Vlogging camera? To find out, I’m going to compare it…

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