The old theme was beginning to be clunky and slow, the more I add to the site the slower the interface was becoming. Hopefully this cleaner look will be easier for folks especially with tablets and phones to navigate, reducing loading times and hopefully displaying in a less quirky manner. As always your feedback is appreciated. In the mean time enjoy the content and Happy … Continue reading New look for the blog.
Having had little to point the camera at lately and with Autumn being reluctant to show its colors I finally had a photo opportunity to come via air to fill the gap. The local Heli Ag chopper flying around over our southern boundary. The Panorama shot is an approx. 100 degree sweep looking south east to south west as seen, with southeast being the left … Continue reading Panasonic GF6-first photo shoot.
I’ve been in a real photography slump of late. I’ve now been retired for 6 months and the adjustment has been a lot more complex than I had anticipated. However lately I’ve been slowly getting the desire to get a few photos in the camera. Autumn is coming and I’d like to get some decent Autumn color photos. Unfortunately or fortunately depending upon the moment … Continue reading A new year & new challenges.
With Xmas looming large I would like to wish all our readers, past, present and future a very Merry Xmas. Hopefully no matter where you are you have a relaxing holiday break. Long time readers will no doubt have noticed I haven’t been very proactive of late. After retiring at the end of August this year and going into an immediate Lockdown for 3 months … Continue reading Three More Sleeps Till Santa
Having discussed various lenses and uses for them as well as samples ( See PT.1 & PT.2), I have been waiting for an opportunity to crank off a few shots of something a little more interesting than the shed outback. Compounding the problem is the lack of mobility in the form of another Covid-19 lockdown, now into our third week. With the days getting longer … Continue reading About Zoom Lenses Pt.3
Options: In About Zoom lenses – Pt1. of this series I stated that the size and weight of prime lenses and fixed aperture zoom lenses ( zoom primes ) were generally large and heavy. While this is true of a good many of these lenses there are a few that a considerably smaller than some. Take Fuji’s new XC 35 as well as the XF 27 … Continue reading About Zoom lenses – Pt2