I’m part of a team of improv friends who regularly take part in an annual New Zealand 48hr film competition. … More
Looking closer . . . closer . . . just a little bit closer!
When a new camera lens arrives you just have to put it on your camera and go take photos. The … 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
Shades of green, fly
Using a 30-70mm manual lens with 26mm of macro extension tubes, f4.5 1/400 sec, ISO 200.
Probably not Beelzebub
There are at least 240,000 species of flies, the internets tell me, albeit less than half have been properly described. Some varieties are … More
Photographic expeditions to the end of the deck …
Some summer afternoons you idle away in pleasantly pottering in the garden doing minor tasks and routine chores: washing dogs, … More
Tomato and fly revisited
With a shiny new computer one of the minor chores this week has been rebuilding my collection of filters and … More
Wildlife portrait photography continued …
Keeping with yesterday’s theme of looking them in their tiny little faces.
Wildlife portrait photography
I admit, it’s very small wildlife. These were taken in the garden this afternoon, playing with a new macro lens … More