Archive for the ‘photography’ Category

Some Color Mixed In

July 12, 2018

This ‘blog needs to be more of a portfolio, so here goes:

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Just the best pics from a week ago.


Hello (Brave New) World

June 26, 2018

“It’s going to be all cats and dogs and the odd moo cow, all uncomplaining creatures that love having their pictures taken. And flowers, castles, trees, (deserted) streets, can all add flavour to our endeavours. But whatever you do, don’t take a picture of a real person.”

From the MACFILOS ‘blog comment on GPDR.

Birding in the Kitchen Sink

May 31, 2018
A healthy bird population at the Lebrade ponds.

A healthy bird population at the Lebrade ponds.

I‘m on vacation (as if you couldn‘t tell from the increased rate of posting here) and today was a photographically successful day. Here‘s a photo diary (more…)


May 27, 2018

By the hood, you can see (more…)

A Recipe for Flash

May 24, 2018

Think about it. If you’re not doing flash in total darkness, you’ve always got more than one light source. (more…)

Second Shooter

April 8, 2018

Autofocus sensors right to the edge of the frame

My main DSLR, a Nikon D 800, is 4 years old and has 80000 actuations. Should I trust it to work flawlessly during this year’s photo projects (especially my son’s wedding)? Not without a backup body, no, I won’t.


Not the Saviour of the Universe

March 31, 2018
Beauty Dish is beautiful!

Beauty Dish is beautiful!

So, the flash, it’s complicated. And sorry for the Queen quote in the title. Be forewarned, this is a noob perspective on off-camera flash


March 12, 2018
More than passing through

More than passing through

For the longest time, I’ve been trying to combine my two passions: motorcycle riding and photography. And failed at it, miserably.

Gear Disclosure

March 1, 2018

Klick through, I’m not posting this on the front page!

Color Loss and Gain

February 28, 2018
Ice Abstract

Ice Abstract

A word of warning first. You loose something when you get a Leica M monochrom. (more…)