When a new camera lens arrives you just have to put it on your camera and go take photos. The … More
Let the festive feasting begin!
Said the tiny ant to all the other tiny ants . . .
Pholcus phalangioides – a kitchen-variety alien
There are people with telescopes and various recording devices constantly scanning the skies, convinced that there must be alien eyes watching us. … More
Look deeply into my mysterious third eye!
Male cicadas are in a crazy frenzy of music making here at the moment. The official last day of summer … More
Today I experimented some more using off-camera flash. My subject was a monarch caterpillar, and the photograph was taken on a Sony A7ii, using a … More
Getting flash, on a small scale
One of the basic technical skills I’m trying to wrap my mind around at the moment is how to use … More
Katydid? No, she didn’t . . .
The perfect model for my experimental use of back lighting flash just happened to land on the back doormat. And I … More
Melbourne zoo, always a nice idle amble
Melbourne zoo is in two parts, one of which is a fair way out of town (Healesville) and focuses on … More
A tiny crab (about 2cm across the shell), as found under a rock at the beach.
Ol’ Man Fly
The task for my photography course this week was a studio-style portrait of a fly. So, substituting a piece of … More