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A new camera body, "The Beast" and bird photography

March 21, 2018 - It's been a while since I posted a blog (November 2017 in fact), so I thought I might tell you what I've been doing phot...
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One lens to do it all

October 20, 2017 - I recently did a five week trip to Britain and Europe. As always, luggage is a problem and so on this trip I decided to...
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There's life in "old" cameras yet!

August 26, 2017 - Ok, I'll admit it. I want the new Nikon D850 so much I can taste it. This goes beyond gear lust - I'm in love. If the D8...
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The zoom ring does more than you think

July 18, 2017 - In my previous blog, I described my recent excursion to photograph the sunrise over the Swan River in Perth. After I'd f...
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With sunrises, it ain't over until the sun's completely up

July 09, 2017 - Yesterday, I did something I hadn't done for a while: I got out of bed in the dark, and headed out to photograph a sunri...
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A new year's resolution - of sorts

January 15, 2017 - I haven't done all that much photography (or blogging) in the past year. It's not through conscious choice; I just don't...
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Trying to photograph owls

January 11, 2016 - Everyone likes owls, right? So when my step daughter announced that a family of owls had started roosting in the trees a...
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A big photo walk

December 05, 2014 - I'm embarrassed (once again) to note that it's been a while since I blogged. Quite a while in fact: it was 1 October whe...
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It's worth taking another look at your camera's menus

May 09, 2014 - I spent last weekend with some friends in Canberra's Southside Camera Club. Despite some not-so-great weather, we had a...
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On using the Nikon D800

December 06, 2013 - It's been a while, hasn't it? This was supposed to be a fortnightly (or thereabouts) blog, but I've never achieved anyth...
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