Every outdoor enthusiast wants a new camera! Ffordes are one of the very few proper camera shops around these days and we would like to show our support to them! They are based by Beauly in the Highlands of Scotland and post worldwide. Their website is updated every hour for pre-owned equipment. They are open Monday to Friday and are family business operating since 1960.

Below you will find Ffordes recommended selection for the hills. Starting off with a bit of a tough dude! If you’re interested in a guided photography walk in the hills or wild places get in touch.

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4K and 120FPS Full HD high-speed movie capabilities
Super-bright 1:2.0-4.9 wide 25-100 mm 4x optical zoom

12-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor
Waterproof to 15 m
Shockproof to 2.1 m
Crushproof to 100 kg
Freezeproof to -10°C
Unrivaled super Macro close-ups from 30cm to just 1cm
4K 30P Video Full-HD

Built-in WiFi and OI.Share app compatibility for remote control and sharing via smartphone
GPS, compass and OI.Track app compatibility for fast and accurate location data
Expandable with an extensive range of system converter lenses and accessories
Underwater HDR Mode for more definition of dark and light areas
AF Area for focusing on selected areas of the image
Customizable, easily reachable mode dial for quickly accessing key settings on the go.

Compact Cameras

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Canon powershot G5X - £ 649

Megapixels 20.2
Sensor size 1.0 Inch
Optical zoom (x) 4.2 - 24 -100mm
Image stabilisation Yes
Size 112 x 76 x 44 mm
Weight (g) 337

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Panasonic DMC TZ80 - £329

Megapixels: 18
Optical zoom (x): 30 – 24 -720mm
Image stabilization: Yes
HD Movie Mode: 4K
Size: 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Weight (g): 282

Bridge Cameras (Bigger than a compact but easier to use than SLR and without the hassle)

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 - £579

Megapixels: 20.1
Sensor type: 1 inch CMOS
Optical zoom (x): 16 – 25-400mm
Movie mode: 4K
Connectivity: WiFi, NFC
Dimensions (mm): 137 x 99 x 131
Weight (g): 831

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Sony RX10 VI - £1799

20.1 megapixel 1.0-type EXMOR RS CMOS Image Sensor
24-600mm f/2.4-4 Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*
4K movie recording at 30p or 24p with full pixel readout & no pixel binning
Continuous shooting at up to 24fps for up to 249 frames
Silent electronic shutter at up to 1/32000 sec
3.0 inch 1.44m dot tiltable LCD screen with Touch Focus & Touch Pad function
2.35 million-dot high-contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder Electronic View Finder
Dust & moisture resistance
Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth compatibility

Mirrorless Compact SLR System

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Twin Kit (2x Lens kit) - £ 629

Megapixels: 16.1
ISO: 100-25600
Shutter Speed (seconds): 60-1/4000
Screen: 3inch 1,040,000 pixels
Flash: Built In
Dimensions(mm): 119.5 x 83.1 x 46.7
Weight(g): 390

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Fujifilm X-T100 + 15-45mm - £599

24.2 megapixel sensor,

three-way tilting touch screen, and the latest Bluetooth®*
1 technology, it’s the ultimate everyday photographic companion.
"FUJINON XC15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ"

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Sony A6300 + 16-50mm - £869

Megapixels 24
Frames per second 11
Shutter speed fast 1/4000
Shutter speed slow 30
HD Movie mode 4K
Tilting / Rotating screen Yes
Body materials Magnesium Alloy
Size 120 x 67 x 49 mm
Weight (g) 404
Connectivity Micro HDMI, USB 2.0, Wireless

Digital SLR

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Canon EOS 4000D + 18-55mm NON IS - £319

18-megapixel APS-C sensor
Full HD movie recording
Built-in Wi-Fi
3fps burst shooting
Shutter Speed, Maximum: 1/4000 sec
Shutter Speed, Minimum: 30 sec
Connectivity: Hi Speed USB, Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), HDMI mini (Type-C) output
Size: 129.0 x 101.6 x 77.1 mm
Weight: 436 g

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Canon EOS 800D + 18-55mm IS - £699

Megapixels: 24.2
Frames per second: 6
ISO min-max: 100-25600
Display Screen size (inches): 3
Viewfinder: Optical, Electronic
Shutter speed fast: 1/4000 sec
Shutter speed slow: 30 sec
Size: 131 x 99.9 x 76.2 mm
Weight (g): 532

Something a bit different…

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Camera trap: Minox DTC 550 - £129.99

Resolutions: Adjustable resolutions: 2 MP, 5 MP, 8 MP, 12 MP
Memory card: SD memory card up to 32 GB
Monitor: 2.4’’ TFT colour display
Images: Images in colour (day), Images in black & white (night)
Video resolution: Full-HD 1280x720
Dimensions: 135,5x101x70 mmWeight:approx. 295 g
Power supply: 8x AA batteriesConnectors:USB,12 Volt connector for external power supply


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Minox 8x42 BF - £139

Prism type: Roof
Magnification (x): 8
Objective lens diameter (mm): 42
Minimum focus distance (m): 1.2
Optical coating: Fully Multi-coated
Size: 140 x 127mm
Weight (g): 780

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Kiteoptics Lynx 10x30 Compacts - £489

Magnification 10x
Min. focus (m) 1.35
Height (mm) 120
Width (mm) 114-96

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Hawke 8x42 Fronter X - £369

Power: 10×
Lens Coating: Fully Multi-Coated (FMC)
Close Focus: 2m / 6.6ft
Weight: 705g / 24.9oz
Nitrogen Purged - Waterproof and Fog Proof.

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Swarovski 8.5x42 - £1829

Magnification (x): 8.5
Field of view, real (degrees): 7.6
Minimum focus distance (m): 1.5
Size: 160 x 131mm
Weight (g): 800