Tag: photography

1s and 0s

Why do you take photographs, do you always carry your camera with you or do you go out to specifically take pictures of certain things? If you use a digital camera every time you press the shutter release then a series of 1s and 0s are transferred to the SD


Buy Books Not Gear

Recently I’ve had some questions about the camera and lenses I use. Regardless of the brand I recommend using a small camera and one or two lenses. Having your camera with you at all times will get you more “keepers” and the use of the camera will become second nature.

The Kelpies

I was in Falkirk a couple of weeks ago for a day, the weather was nice in the evening with clear blue skies and sunny giving strong contrasts. I’ve never seen the Kelpies so went to the park next to the motorway . The parking is really close, luckily for

How to Shoot an Event Using Street Techniques

Thursday the 25th of May the Tour Series cycling came to Aberdeen. Before my Illness I was a keen cyclist and have been to a Paris stage of the Tour de France. I was unsure what to expect from the Tour Series, but was really impressed when I got there. Firstly


Fujifilm Lens Hoods and Alternatives.

Fashion accessory, front element protector or flare preventer, lens hoods usually come packaged with a new lens but can often be an afterthought. There are several third party choices that can fulfil all of these purposes. When Fujifilm released the X-Pro 1, initially three lenses were released at the same

60mm F2.4

Fujifilm Prime Lens Trio

I’ve seen a few posts recently regarding Fujifilm lens trinities. The new 50mm F2 Weather Resist (WR) has completed the small WR trio. Fujifilm also make the “fast” Trinity of F1.4 or faster, this sacrifices WR and you gain size and weight. The table shows these lens sets, with the


Why Fujifilm?

I tend not to talk about photographic equipment in my blog posts. I’ve had a couple of enquiries about my last post, and which camera and lenses I use. Initially I used a Micro four thirds camera for 18 months, the Panasonic GF1 with a 15-45mm zoom and 14mm pancake

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