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A photo a day for a month made me think

July 01, 2021 - At the beginning of June this year, I was at something of a loose end photographically, and my wife suggested I undertak...
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Nikon's Z6II, and their Z system in general is better than I expected

February 27, 2021 - I've bought a Nikon mirrorless Z mount camera, and the body and lenses are performing better than I expected. In fact, I...
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My portraiture project

October 03, 2019 - Those of you who read my irregular blogs will have noted that I have invested in new Godox flash gear of late. Has this...
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Sirui delivers - but in big boxes! [With a postscript]

December 31, 2018 - This will be the shortest blog in history. It's 22:04 on New Years Eve and I realise I haven't blogged for six months!...
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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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The sun isn't always the photographer's friend

January 30, 2017 - Back in the dark ages when I was young, people with cameras would love bright, sunny days. It's not surprising; lenses w...
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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 recommended book: The Unseen Anzac

January 03, 2016 - I've just finished the book, The Unseen Anzac by Jeff Maynard, and whether you're interested in photography, military hi...
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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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Sometimes it's better to zoom with your feet

July 15, 2014 - Almost all cameras have zoom lenses these days. There are exceptions: the Fuji X100s has a fixed 35mm equivalent lens. A...
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Even boring images can be made more interesting

May 29, 2014 - I went on a morning photo walk with a friend this week, and came back with some (being charitable to myself) average ima...
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Miscellaneous thoughts of a photographer has a new home

May 07, 2014 - Hi After gratefully using Blogger.com for some time now, I've decided to try setting up my own web page, and hosting...
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